It all started as early as when Ragini Sri was five years old. Music ultimately became her second nature. Back then in the early days, although music was enjoyable, not to mention those encouraging pats from family and friends for the informal concerts at every get together, she never imagined that she would pursue it as a career.
K.P.Nandhini being a top class performer she has been performing as a soloist and accompanist in prestigious sabhas since 2003. She has performed in several sabhas and performed in countries like Singapore and Malaysia. Nandini, who is also a well known violinist, has a unique timbre, despite her pitch at four and a half.
Born at Trisoor, Kerala to Smt. Mukthambal and Sri. N. Chidambaram Iyer, the sisters were brought up in Bombay, where their father was working as Electrical Engineer in the Western Railway. Smt. Saroja and Smt. Lalitha had their education in the S.I.E.S. Matunga, passed their intermediate privately from Bhopal, M.P. and completed their graduation from the Delhi University by correspondence.
Karukurichi N. Shashikiran’s talents were discovered when he was a toddler. At two, he stormed the music world as a child prodigy who could identify Ragas, demonstrate complicated Talas and answer other technical questions pertaining to Carnatic music. Having made his mark as a vocalist and scholar, Shashikiran currently performs Vocal Duet concerts along with his cousin ‘Chitravina’ P. Ganesh. They are popularly known as the CARNATICA BROTHERS.
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.
Charulatha Mani is a leading Carnatic music vocalist and has a huge fan following in India and abroad. Gifted with a rich, melodious voice, and amazing creativity she has a vast repertoire of compositions of various genres, and this has made her one of the most popular and renowned artistes of today.
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.
Aruna Sairam is the most sought after vocalist of Carnatic Music today. During the December 2004 Chennai Music festival, Aruna’s concerts were sell-outs drawing unprecedented numbers of audiences. In the past few years Aruna’s concerts in various cities, – be it Narada Gana Sabha in Chennai or Le Theatre de la Ville in Paris – have attracted record crowds that created “traffic jams around the auditorium”.
Shubha Mudgal is a well-known Indian singer of Hindustani classical music, Khayal, Thumri, Dadra, and popular Indian Pop music.In addition to being a popular concert artist, Shubha has also won recognition as a composer.