A.K Jayaraj is a music teacher of Thavil of District Music School, Karur, Tamil Nadu. He has done M.A Music Diploma in Thavil. He played nonstop Thavil for 24 hours at Naradha Gana Sabha hall, Karur. He started playing Thavilon July 31, 2010 at 6:20 pm and cocluded till August 1, 2010 at 6:20pm. Mr. Kripansh Grover adjudicator of India Book of Records was present there to verify the record. As per the rules of India Book of Records, A.K Jayaraj was allowed to take a break of 10 minutes after completion of one hour. He took total 17 breaks in 24 hours. Before the event his health was checked up by medical personnel.