There is another man named Goonga Sain who plays dhol at the same time. Pappu Sain plays dhol downstairs while Goonga Sain plays upstairs.
He has taken his Sufi-style of drumming to Germany, Switzerland, and Britain, and has performed throughout the Muslim world. Pappu Sain has recently been featured in performances with the Pakistani music band Overload.
Baba Shah Jamal, a 19th century saint, also used the drum and the dance to perpetuate Islam.Pappu Sain left the band overload due to his sickness. He can not travel by air. He is currently residing in Lahore.