Sudha started learning music at the age of eight. She was initially introduced to music by her father. She started learning carnatic music from Sri Haripad Gopinath and later advanced her skills under Dr. K. Omanakkutty.
She graduated in music from NSS College Trivandrum and achieved post graduation from Women's College Trivandrum. Sudha has performed many concerts in India. Sudha is now settled in Melbourne and is actively involved in teaching Carnatic music.