Lavanya hails from a family of musicians’. Is the Great granddaughter of the legendary mirdhangam mastero late Palghat Sri T.S. Mani Iyer and Gana Saraswathi Smt D.K.Pattammal. Grand Father Sri. I. Sivakumar is a senior mirdhangam vidwan and grandmother Smt. Lalitha Sivakumar is a renowned musician.
B. Rajam Iyer was a Carnatic singer from South India. He was awarded the Madras Music Academy’s Sangeetha Kalanidhi in 1987.