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Went to Mannargudi to help my family post Gaja, seeing the damage there which was much more than what will be portrayed in a feature film, I decided to get into helping the affected people, says Udaya Sankar in this exclusive interview

An Exclusive interview with A.Kanyakumari, Prominent violin artist

This week’s ‘Gnyaayiru Kaalai 10 Manikku 10 Kelvigal‘ features an exclusive Interview with Padmashri A. Kanyakumari 

She is one among the rare current day Carnatic Music artistes to have created her own Ragas – bringing out her command over the art form and her dedication.

Watch the Exclusive Interview here to know more about one of Carnatic Music’s popular Violin artistes.


Dr. Sirkali Siva Chidambaram speaks at length about devotional music in the era of iTunes and Youtube

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This week’s ‘Gnyaayiru Kaalai 10 Manikku 10 Kelvigal‘ features Part 2 of the exclusive Interview with Padmashri Dr. Sirkali G. Siva Chidambaram. 

He evinced keen interest in music right from a very tender age. He inherited the musical traits, under the able guidance of his father, and the rigorous whip-cord training in classical music from his ‘guru’ Sangeetha Vidwan B. Krishnamurthy, he gained more knowledge about the nuances and subtleties of classical music.

He has been blessed by eminent personalities as a child prodigy in music. His interest in music was so wide that he not only graduated in classical carnatic music, but also from the Trinity College of Music, London in the Pianoforte.

Dr.Sirkali Sivachidambaram has recorded a song, Enadharumai Raanuva Veerargaal,
written by A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, former President of India. His extempore rendering of
the song on ‘Youth empowerment’ in Tamil written by former President of India
Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, during the inauguration of Tamil Isai Sangam festival in
Chennai received wide appreciation.

Click below to view the Second Part of the Exclusive Interview.

One Question.. One Answer!

Every Temple festival in Tamil Nadu had Sirkali Govindarajan‘s Kutcheri as a permanent feature. Is that legacy being continued today with Sirkali Sivachidambaram participating?

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