Musicians Profiles

Mallika Sarabhai

Mallika Sarabhai

Mallika Sarabhai, one of the leading exponents of Bharatanatyam and Kuchipudi, is the daughter of the dancing legend Mrinalini Sarabhai and the renowned scientist Vikram Sarabhai.

K.P.Nandini

K.P.Nandini

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.

Carnatica Brothers Karukurichi N. Shashikiran

Carnatica Brothers Karukurichi N. Shashikiran

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.

K.S.Gopalakrishnan

K.S.Gopalakrishnan

K. S. Gopalakrishnan is one of the most renowned & respected Carnatic flautists from Kerala. His musical talents were noticed right from the age of 9. Nurtured & shaped by his illustrious father Sri. K. Shankaranarayana Iyer & later by Sri K. Raghava Varier of Thiruvanthapuram,

Adambakkam Shankar

Adambakkam Shankar

Adambakkam Shankar is a disciple of M. Rajappa Iyer. He is a graded ghatam artist of All India Radio and television.

Bombay Sisters

Bombay Sisters

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.

K. Bhaskaran

K. Bhaskaran

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,

Dr Padma Subramanyam

Dr Padma Subramanyam

Dr. Padma Subrahmanyam, the legendary Bharatnatyam dancer is a rare combination of a dancer, research scholar, choreographer, music composer & musician, teacher, author and indologist. She is now the director of ‘Nrithyodaya’- the dance school founded in 1942 by her father, in Chennai.

Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala

Parvathi Ravi Ghantasala

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.

Alathur Brothers

Alathur Brothers

Alathur Brothers Srinivasa Iyer (1911-1980) & Sivasubramania Iyer (1916-1965) were Carnatic vocalists. The world of Carnatic music knows them as the star duo of the twentieth century. They learnt under Alathur Venkatesa Iyer, the father of Sivasubramania Iyer. They were not brothers by birth.