Madurai Shanmukhavadivu Subbulakshmi (16 September 1916 – 11 December 2004) was an Indian Carnatic singer from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. She was the first musician ever to be awarded the Bharat Ratna, India’s highest civilian honour.
K. Bhaskaran was born on 30 April 1961 to Lakshmi Krishnamurthi and K. Krishnamurthi, and brought up in Mylapore, in the city of Chennai. Bhaskaran started formally learning the flute from Mayavaram Saraswathi Ammal,
Smt Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala an acclaimed Bharathanatyam dancer for 3 decades, choreographer, teacher, and organizer, hails from a family of conniesseurs of fine arts. Parvathi is one of the senior most disciples of eminent guru Kalaimamani Smt.Krishnakumari Narendran and veteran Padmabhushan Kalanidhi Narayanan.
Girija Ramaswamy is a versatile musician who has made a mark in Carnatic music as a Harikatha artiste, vocalist for Bharatanatyam, cutcheri singer and dedicated teacher.
R Parthasarathy is an ‘Approved’ and ‘Graded’ composer of the ‘All India Radio & Door Dharshan .
Recipient of the ‘ Emani Sankara Sastry Award’ for the best player from Krishna Gana Sabha.
B. Rajam Iyer was a Carnatic singer from South India. He was awarded the Madras Music Academy’s Sangeetha Kalanidhi in 1987.
Swarna Rethas uses every free moment to indulge in silent. manodharma. Can the quality of music remain unaffected by the juggling? Can it be a part time
Krithika is very young and she has won many awards so far. A disciple of Lalgudi G Jayaraman and Dr Manjula Sriram, Krithika is ably backed by
Kashyap Mahesh It will be very interesting to know how Kashyap got into the field of performing music. Mr. I Leoni (great orator) happens to be a
Alathur Venkatesa Iyer (1895–1958) was a teacher of Carnatic music. Venkatesa Iyer practised Carnatic music in the style of the composer Tyagaraja. Venkatesa Iyer later developed a unique style that is known as the “Alathur style” of rendering kritis.