Gopi Sundar was born into a family of artists. His parents were keen music lovers with his father into the recording studio business. At a very young age he was introduced to the world of music by his parents. He was very keen on playing the Tabla and the Keyboard right from his school days and was on the forefront of all music based activities including composing music scores for his school plays.
Eager to make a career in music, he decided to leave school to pursue music studies in Chennai. He was introduced to the acclaimed music director Ousepachan, who took Gopi Sundar to play the tabla for him. He worked his way up playing tabla and keyboard and eventually progressed to mainstream programming. He went on to assist Ousepachan for major productions while simultaneously venturing into independent work on advertising jingles and soon became a much sought after composer. The 5000+ jingles that he has composed is a testimony to his popularity in the advertising industry.