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Carnatic Music

Vishnudev Namboothiri at a MadRasana garden concert

Photograph by G.C. Shekhar

Sandeep Narayan’s concert in a small private theatre

Photograph by G.C. Shekhar

Carnatic music vocalist TM Krishna perform during the concert," Awam ki Awaz" at the Garden of Five Senses in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Kamal Kishore

Carnatic music vocalist TM Krishna during the concert," Awam ki Awaz" at the Garden of Five Senses in New Delhi.

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Still from Krishna’s viral video Chennai Poromboke Paadal

T.M. Krishna is no champion of the Indian ­nation and its state-building

Photograph by Hariharan Sankaran

(Clockwise from left) Ramakrishnan Murthy, Vani Ramamurthi, Vishaal Sapuram

Vocalist Sandeep Narayan, 33

Percussionist Akshay Ananth, 29, amid mridangams

Photograph by G.C. Shekhar

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi pose for a group photo with Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna and his family after the presentation of the 30th Indira Gandhi award for National Integration, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi presenting the 30th Indira Gandhi award for National Integration to Carnatic vocalist T.M. Krishna at a function, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo by Kamal Singh

Legendary playback singer Dr K.J. Yesudas initiating children to their first lessons in Carnatic music at the Vidyarambham ceremonies, which marks the culmination of the nine-day navaratri festival, is considered an auspicious occasion for children being introduced to learning in Kerala, in Thiruvananthapuram.

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T.M. Krishna

Photograph by R.A. Chandroo

Ranjani (left), Gayatri at an MS memorial show

Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna (1930-2016)

Photograph by Avinash Pasricha

File photo of Veteran carnatic musician M. Balamuralikrishna who passed away, in Chennai. Blamuralikrishna acted as Narada in Telugu movie ''Bhakta Prahalada''. He has rendered some unforgettable playback songs too. He was honoured with Padma Vibhushan in 1991.

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Governor of Maharashtra Vidyasagar Rao (R) presents "Sri Shanmukhanand Dr. MS Subbulakshmi Sangeetha Pracharya" special award to the 80 year old Radha Viswanathan, daughter of the Legend carnatic singer and first Bharat Ratna awardee for Music in Mumbai

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File picture of Child prodigy-turned master musician Mandolin U. Shrinivas (45) who died at a private hospital in Chennai following a lung infection.

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Bombay Jayashri, Carnatic Vocalist

Concerto For Orchestra Though lovers of Carnatic music would disagree, individuals in Hyderabad felt it needed promotion: thus a phalanx of 108 veenas that produced a heavenly sheet of noise.

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Carnatic vocalist Bombay Jayashri, addressing a press conference in Chennai. She has been nominated for the Oscars for the lullaby she sang for Life of Pi.

PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar

K.N. Shashikiran