Tamara Menon is an Indian contestant on SurKshetra. She is born and brought up in Abu-Dhabi. Tamara started learning Carnatic music at the age of 4. Along with singing, she is also a trained classical dancer in three different forms. She came to to India in 2011to learn Hindustani classical music. She plays the tanpura and violin in classical style. She teaches music to children of commercial sex workers in a NGO.