Leading exponent of Kirana Gharana with a rich multigenerational lineage. His grandfather Pt. Ganapatrao Gurav was a first batch disciple of Ustad Abdul Karim Khan, founder of Kirana Gharana. He was trained by his father Pt. Sangmeshwar Gurav. Owing to his strong roots, Pt. Kaivalyakumar is a treasure house of extraordinary compositions (bandish).