Musician

Puttaraj Gawai

Puttaraj Gawai

Puttaraj Gawai was an Indian musician excelling in Hindustani Classical tradition. He has written more than 80 books in Kannada, Sanskrit and Hindi languages. He has learned to play many instruments such as Veena, Tabla, Mridangam, Violin, etc. He is popular for his devotional music.

L Subramaniam

L Subramaniam

Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam (born on 23 July 1947) is an acclaimed Indian violinist, composer and conductor, trained in the classical Carnatic music tradition and Western classical music, and renowned for his virtuoso playing techniques and compositions in orchestral fusion.

Lalgudi Jayaraman

Lalgudi Jayaraman

Sri Lalgudi Jayaraman is a popular Indian violinist, who is known throughout the world for his heartrending performances in Carnatic music. His mesmerizing techniques and complete control over the instrument has made him one of the maestros in his chosen field.

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia

Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia, the internationally renowned exponent of the bansuri or bamboo flute, surprisingly does not come from a long lineage of flautists. His father was a famous wrestler who had aspirations of his son following in his footsteps. The younger Chaurasia had an early love of music.

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar

Ravi Shankar is an Indian musician who is often called as Pandit. He is a famous sitar player. He was born on 7th April 1920 in Varanasi in a Brahmin family as the youngest of seven brothers. His birth name was Robindro Shaunkor Chowdhury.

Lalgudi G.J.R Krishnan

Lalgudi G.J.R Krishnan

Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan was born in the lineage of an illustrious disciple of the great Saint and Composer Shri Thyagaraja. He learnt his first lessons on the violin at the age of five from his grandfather Shri Lalgudi Gopala Iyer and then he was meticulously groomed to musical perfection by his father Shri Lalgudi Jayaraman.

Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan

Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan

Kunnakudi Vaidhyanathan was an Indian musician and violinist. He was born on 2nd March 1935 at Kunnakudi in the then Madras Presidency of British India. His father was a Sanskrit and Tamil scholar. He started to learn classical music of South India from his father when he was a small boy.