Carnatic Vocalist Professionals
Subhalakshmi Krishnamoorthy
Smt. Subhalakshmi started learning music at the age of 5,under Guru Valliammal of Trivandrum. She continued learning music from Late ChertalaiShri. R. Gopalan Nair, Programme Executive AIR, Trivandrum and also from Smt. Gomathi Chidambaram, Staff Artist,
Usha Padmanabhan
Training :
  • Smt. Usha Padmanabhan has currently been under the training of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. R. Vedavalli for the last 9 years.
  • Prior to this she had her training under Nanganallur Sri V. Ramanathan for about 11 years.
  • Has
Dr. Shubha Ganesan
  • Disciple of  Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr. M.L.Vasanthakumari and ‘Padmabhushan’  Sangitha Kalanidhi Madurai T.N.Seshagopalan
  • M.A.M.Phil.  Ph. D.  in Indian Music from Madras University.
  •  “A” Graded artist of Doordarshan and AIR, Chennai
  • Hails from an orthodox music family.
  • Father Mr.V.M.Ganesan Retired as Mridangam
S.R.Veeraraghavan
Born: Feb , 03 1972
Shri “Sapthaswara Mamani” S.R.Veeraraghavan, a talented young Carnatic Vocalist, hailing from a family of musicians, is one of the seniormost disciples of Padma Vibushan Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna and has also had an extensive training under Sangeetha Kalanidhi Dr.S.Ramanathan at Chennai. Born to Cuddalore
Sudha Ragunathan
Sudha’s voice of gold enthralls her listeners from all over the globe. There is tantalizing mystery behind that cherubic smile. Her deep relish for tradition and mystical old-world charm is supremely addictive. Her foundation in the
Deekshita Venkataraman
Deekshita is a III year Student of Meena Muthiah college, Adayar. She started her musical training under Vidushi Smt.ShanthiJayaraman.She has participate in many competitions of different sabhas and won Many prizes right from UKG. To increase
Ranjani Sivakumar
Born: Feb , 04 1982
Professional Qualification B.E. (ECE), University of Madras Assistant Systems Engineer at Tata Consultancy Services (2003 – 2006)  M.Music from the University of Madras. Siksha: Learning under  Dr.Smt.Pantula Rama (“A-top grade” artiste of AIR,  and Disciple of Sri Ivaturi Vijayeswara Rao)  Smt.Seetha Narayanan (“A-top”
G. Srikanth
Born: Jun , 24 1970

Musical Background: 

  • Learnt Carnatic Music from Mother, Smt. Leelavathy Gopalakrishnan from childhood. 
  • Underwent advance training from Sangeetha Kalanidhi Shri. T. M. Thyagarajan. from 1984 to 1992. 
  • Learnt Concert guidelines from Vidwan Shri. O. S. Thyagarajan for more
Bhagyalakshmi Suresh
Bhagyalakshmi Suresh has been under the tutelage of Late Kalaimamani Smt. Sulochana Pattabhiraman an eminent musician cum musicologist, Late Sangeeta Kalanidhi Dr. M.L. Vasantha Kumari, Late Vairamangalam Lakshminarayanan, Sangeeta Acharya Prof. S.R. Janakirama Iyer, and Sangeeta
Dr. Salem Gayathri Venkatesan

Smt. Gayathri Venkatesan, holder of M. Phil degree in Karnatic Music from Delhi University is one of the prominent disciples of Maha Mahopadhyaya Prof. Shri. T.R. Subra maniam. Gayathri had her initial training under the

Geetha Raja
Geetha Raja  has established herself as a well known concert vocalist in South Indian classical music for two decades. She is an accomplished musician with Master's degrees in Music and English. MUSICAL EDUCATION
Geetha had her
Kanaka Durga Venkatesh
Kanaka Durga was trained by Sangita Kalanidhi Late Shri.D.K.Jayaraman. Currently  under the  tutelage  of  Sangitha Kala Acharya  Shri.V.Subramanyam (Disciple of Shri.Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer). Graded artist in Classical vocal, from All India Radio, Tiruchirapalli. Kanaka is a holder of a Diploma  in
Amritha Murali
Amritha Murali belongs to a family of connoisseurs of music. Her exceptional musical instincts have been well nurtured by her parents and she has, today, gained much acclaim and popularity with the music fraternity as a
Sumithra Vasudev

V. Sumithra (Sumithra Vasudev), classical Carnatic vocalist and disciple of renowned musician Sangita Kalanidhi Vidushi Smt. R. Vedavalli, has been performing in the field of music for nearly two decades. Even at the age

Vidya Subramanian
Vidya Subramanian is an experienced Carnatic vocalist and senior disciple of Padmabhushan Lalgudi Sri Jayaraman. She has performed extensively in India as well as in Singapore and the USA. In the 2011 Chennai Music season, her performances
Priyanka C Prakash
Priyanka C Prakash (Ananya Pratibhe), is a disciple of Sangita Kala Acharya, Vidushi Neela Ramgopal. She hails from a music family and is a descendant of the legendary Vid Palghat Rama Bhagavathar. She was initiated into music by Smt Rajalakshmi
Dr. G. Baby Sreeram
Born: May , 30 1972
Dr. G.Baby Sreeram was born into a musical family in Thiruvananthapuram. Her first Guru was Smt.Ananthalakshmi Venkitaraman, who was the direct disciple of her grand father Sri Bagavatheeswara Bhagavathar. She then went on to receive the
R Ashwath Narayanan
Born: Jul , 04 1991
R Ashwath Narayanan was born on July 4, 1991 to Sri N Rajagopal and Smt Jayanthi Rajagopal who initiated him to music at the age of 4. Ashwath hails from a family of musically oriented people
Manasi Prasad
Manasi Prasad is a rising star of Carnatic classical music, who combines years of traditional training with a modern outlook. She is also a trained classical dancer and an engineering and MBA graduate from IIM Bangalore,
C.Sukanya
C.Sukanya is a carnatic vocailist and is the daughter and disciple of Sangeethakalanidhi Sri D.K.Jayaraman and is niece of the carnatic legend PADMA VIBUSHAN Smt D K Pattammal . She had vigorous training under the tutelage of
Poorna Vaidhyanathan
Born to Smt Akhila Siva, a gold medallist from the Carnatic Music College, Chennai, and Sri A N Siva, a music lover. Also younger sister of Vijay Siva. A graduate in Fine Arts from Stella Maris
Dr. Varalakshmi Anandkumar
Particulars of Tranining: Varalakshmi Anandkumar had her initial training from her aunt Smt Maragatham Ramaswamy,presently Founder of the Ragamalika music school in Washington, U.S.A. Later she underwent training from the legendary Sri D.K.Jayaraman and became one of
Prarthana Sai Narasimhan
Born in the year 1983 in a music family at Suratkal Mangalore, Smt.Prarthana Sai Narasimhan had the good fortune of listening to great musicians of yesteryears.
Her father Sri.P.Nityananda Rao has been a Yaksha Gana Singer
Calcutta V.N.Shankar
Vishnampet Natarajan Shankar popularly known as Calcutta V.N.Shankar, with a Masters degree in Commerce and Business Administration is a young and upcoming Carnatic Vocal Musician who with an enthusiastic smile on his face, is all set
Ajay Nambudiri
Ajay Nambudiri disciple of Sri Neyveli SanthanaGopalan one of the leading lights of Contemorary carnatic music. Ajay training under Neyveli Santhana Gopalan was virtually been a kind of Gurukula Vaasa and has aided him to imbibe
Arundhathi
Carnatic Music has been an integral part of Arundhathi's life from a very young age. She
was 13 when she gave her first public performance at the Fort High School in Bangalore
during the Ramanavami Festival
Sikkil Gurucharan
Born: Jun , 21 1982
Sikkil C. Gurucharan is among the foremost young performing musicians of Carnatic music in India today. He is the grandson of Sikkil Kunjumani, elder of the internationally acclaimed flautists the Sikkil Sisters. He is an 'A'
Vasuda Kesav
Vasuda Kesav is a leading Carnatic Music, vocalist. She has been performing music concerts for over two decades. Blessed with a voice of unusual power, range & timbre, she expresses herself with sonorous clarity. She establishes
Aishwarya Vidhya Raghunath
Aishwarya Vidhya Raghunath is among the popular musicians of her generation and one of the most sought after vocalists in the field of Carnatic Music. Hailing from a family of great connoisseurs of classical music, Aishwarya
Archana & Aarathi (twins)
Born: Nov , 27 1988
Archana & Aarathi are Great grand nieces of renowned composer, Gayaka Shikamani Sangita Kalanidhi Late Sri Harikesanallur Muthiah Bagavathar and Great grand daughters of Late Supreme Court Justice (Retd) Sangita Kalanidhi Sri. T. L.Venkatarama Iyer. And their
Saashwathi Prabhu
Saashwathi belongs to a family which has its roots deep in Indian arts. Her grandfather is the renowned personality Late Sri. R. Yagnaraman, who was the legendary Genaral Secretary of Sri Krishna Gana Sabha for over
Akshay Padmanabhan
Akshay Padmanabhan started learning Music at a very early age of 5 Yrs, guided by experienced musicians like Shrimati Parvati (Disciple of Madurai N.Krishnan), Shrimati Suguna Purushotham (Disciple of Musiri & Semmangudi) (1996-99) and Shri K.V.Ananth
Dr. Sudha Raja
Dr. Sudha started learning Carnatic Vocal Music at the age of 5 years. After coming to Chennai at 9 years of age, she has been totally under the tutelage of Vidhushi
Late. Sulochana Pattabhiraman. Under her able
Amrutha Venkatesh
Amrutha Venkatesh learnt music under Gurus Sri M.T. Selvanarayana, Smt Charumathi Ramachandran and Prince Rama Varma.
She is also Adept at playing the Veena and has passed Vidwat with Distinction in 2003 Thematic Concerts: Compositions of Swathi Thirunal,
Shubha Mudgal
Shubha Mudgal is a well-known Indian singer of Hindustani classical music, Khayal, Thumri, Dadra, and popular Indian Pop music.

Born in an academic family to Skand and Jaya Gupta in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh. Both
Sashikiran
Narasimhan Sashikiran Born into a family of renowned musicians on the 10th of September, Sashikiran soon made his mark in the family. His grandfather, Gottuvadyam Narayana Iyengar was a legend in his times, not to mention his
Kamya & Keerthana
Kamya Sankar and Keerthana Sankar grew up in a musical environment from the time they were born. They could identify ragams and sing basic swarams by the age of two. In order to get a firm
V.L.V.Sudharsan
V.L.V.Sudharsan He was trained by his father & guru, Sri.V.L.Vedagiri who is a Violin Vidwan and Sudharsan represents the third generation, Born to Sri V.L.Vedagiri & Smt. V.kamalamma, in the year 1967 in a traditional family of
Deepika.V
Born: Sep , 01 1988
Deepika hails from a musically distinct school of G.N.B, M.L.V and Sudha Ragunathan. She completed her B.Tech. Information Technology from Easwari Engineering College and is currenlty in pursuit of Masters in Sanskrit, Madras University.
Deepika’s initiation
Dr. Prema Rangarajan
Music Education
Prema Rangarajan, a post graduate in Sanskrit, is a professional, traditional carnatic vocalist having been accredited to “A” Grade by AIR and Doordharshan.
She had early training with Kadayam Krishnamurthy and later with T
Aishwarya Shankar
Born: Apr , 06 1990
Aishwarya Shankar is the daughter of DR. Krishna Shankar, MBBS, MD,FRCA (London), Senior Consultant Anaesthesiologist, at MIOT Hospitals, Chennai, and Chandra Shankar, M.A. (Eco), B.Ed. who is a Teacher. Aishwarya is pursuing M.A (Indian Music), from Queens
Aruna Sairam
Born: May , 12 1960
Aruna Sairam was born in Bombay - a city whose rich cultural life embraces the majority of India 's artistic fields - into a family of Tamil stock with a deep love of music. Her mother,
P S Narayanaswamy
Born: Feb , 23 1933
Puliyur Subramaniam Narayanaswamy also spelt Narayanaswami was born in Konerirajapuram, Thanjavur in Madras Presidency. He learnt music from Tiruppambaram Somasundaram Pillai, T. M. Tyagarajan and later PSN came under Sangita Kalanidhi Mudikondan Venkatarama Iyer, and then
Gayathri Venkataraghavan
Gayathri Venkataraghavan,began her training in carnatic music at a young age under the tutelage of Smt.Rajalakshmi and then under Smt. Padma Veeraraghavan, a disciple of Palaghat Sri.K.V.Narayanaswamy. She was also trained in various Kritis by Smt.Rukmini Ramani, Sri.V.Subramaniam and
Prince Rama Varma
Born: Aug , 13 1968
Prince Rama Varma, a member of the Royal Family of Travancore, is a direct descendant of Maharaja Swathi Thirunal Rama Varma and Raja Ravi Varma. Varma organises Swathi Sangeethotsavam conducted in the premises of Kuthira Malika,
Sreyas Narayanun
Sreyas Narayanun, who was earlier known by the name C.B.Ramanarayanan is a Karnatic vocalist of outstanding merit and has been giving many concerts in prestigious sabhas in India and abroad. He is an “A” grade artiste
Gayathri Girish
Gayathri Girish is amongst the leading Carnatic vocalists of today . An exemplary degree of dedication coupled with an intrinsic leaning towards Carnatic Music, has propelled vocalist Gayathri to the forefront of the classical music domain.
Nisha P Rajagopal
Nisha P Rajagopal, a popular young vocalist in the field of Carnatic Music, commenced her musical training with her mother, Smt. Vasundhra Rajagopal, while residing in Toronto, Canada. She relocated to Delhi, India in 1992 to
Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam
With her career in music extending over two decades, Dr. Vijayalakshmy Subramaniam is today among the most sought after vocalists of the Carnatic Music tradition, uniquely known for her captivating voice, bhava rich music and extensive
Bombay Jayashri Ramnath
Born into a family of musicians with rich lineage and steeped in pedigree music, Bombay Jayashri Ramnath represents the fourth generation of music practitioners in her family. Jayashri has been groomed under the guidance of the
Malladi Brothers
Malladi Brothers Sreeram Prasad and Ravikumar were born with a legacy and rich tradition accrued through their grand father Late Malladi Srirama Murthy and through their father, a great Harikatha exponent of his time in Andhra
Vijay Siva
Born: Mar , 26 1967
Vijay Siva was born to Akhila Siva and A.N.Siva on 29 March 1967.
Vijay Siva went to Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan Senior Secondary School, Chennai. He graduated with a first class from Vivekananda College, Chennai and
T M Krishna
Born: Jan , 22 1976
T. M. Krishna is one of the most acclaimed artistes in the field of carnatic music. Born to Mrs. and Mr. T.M.Rangachary, T.M.Krishna belongs to a family of music connoisseurs. From a very early age he
Nithyasree Mahadevan
Born: Aug , 25 1973
Nithyasree was born to Lalitha Sivakumar and I. Sivakumar. Her paternal grandmother, D K Pattammal and her granduncle, D K Jayaraman, were prominent Carnatic vocalists. Her maternal grandfather was Palaghat Mani Iyer, the Mridangam maestro. Her mother,
Sanjay Subrahmanyan
Born: Jan , 21 1968
Sanjay Subrahmanyan is one of the most renowned musicians with an in depth knowledge and a powerful voice. He began learning music at the age of seven. Initial training was under V. Lakshminarayana on the violin
S Sowmya
Born: Apr , 16 1969
A Carnatic musician by profession, Sowmya’s life has been soaked in melody from the very beginning. Growing up in a traditional South Indian family, she had her initial tutelage in music from her father Dr. Srinivasan,
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