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Begum Parveen Sultana (born 1950) is an Assamese Hindustani classical singer of the Patiala Gharana. She is among the foremost classical vocalists in India and is known as Queen of Classical Vocal.
Saindavi is one of the upcoming artists in the field of Carnatic Music (Indian classical music-south Indian style) as well as FILM MUSIC today. As a playback singer has sung songs in Tamil films, serials and albums.
Shruthi S Bhat has won ‘Bharat Ratna Smt. M.S.Subbulakshmi National Award’ for outstanding young vocalist in carnatic music in 2015 awarded by ‘Bhramara Trust’ Mysore in association with Sri Krishna Gana Sabha, Chennai.
Shobana acted for the first time in a leading role in the Malayalam motion picture April 18 in 1984, directed by Balachandra Menon. She also acted alongside the Malayalam actor Mammootty in the film Kanamarayathu (1984).
Abimithra, aged 13 years, was introduced to Bharathanatyam by Selvi R Karpagam while studying LKG itself. She has performed at various Natyanjalis at Chidambaram, Tanjore, Kumbakonam,Thiruvaiaru, etc.
Alarmel Valli is a foremost exponent of the Pandanallur tradition in BharataNatyam. She is hailed as a creative artist who brings depth, intensity and naturalness to her work. She has won laurels several times in the major festivals in India and in almost all the cultural capitals of the world.
L. Shankar (violin) is an acknowledged virtuoso of the violin. Born into a renowned family of musicians, he is the son and disciple of V. Lakshminarayana. Both of Shankar’s parents were vocalists and his entire family was into music. Shankar started learning vocal techniques at the age of two.
Hailing from a family of musicians and an ancestral lineage of the principal; disciple of saint Thyagaraja, Revathy Krishna picked up the veena at thetender age of 11.
Emani Sankara Sastry was born on September 23, 1922 and died on 1987, was a renowned Veena player of Carnatic music. Sankara Sastry was born on September 23, 1922 in Draksharama, Andhra Pradesh.
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‘கிருஷ்ண லீலா’ என்ற தலைப்பில், திருச்சி, என்.ஆர்.ஐ.ஏ.எஸ்., அகாடமி வழங்கும், பார்வையற்ற மாற்றுத்திறனாளியான கர்நாடக வாய்ப்பாட்டு கலைஞர் காரைக்கால் ஜெய்சங்கரின், இசை நிகழ்ச்சி நடக்கிறது.
Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru Music Festival inaugurated Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami
Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami conferred ‘Isaiyazhwar’ title on thavil maestro Padmashri A K Palanivel on Tuesday. The award carries a gold medal and it has been instituted by Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaru organising committee.