Isaiyodu Naan- “Kalaimamani” Maharajapuram S.Srinivasan DD Podhigai Interview Part 1 of 2
Guest : "Kalaimamani” Maharajapuram S.Srinivasan
Video Courtesy : DD Podhigai 2006
Maharajapuram S.Srinivasan Maharajapuram S. Srinivasan comes in the direct Sishya Parampara of Saint Thyagaraja. He is the grandson of Sangeetha Kalanidhi, Maharajapuram Viswanatha Iyer, and son and disciple of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Maharajapuram Santhanam. He is an ‘A’ grade artiste of AIR/Doordharshan and has been giving concerts for well over 30 years in all leading sabhas in India. He has had several concert tours to U.SA, Europe, Middle East, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Canada and has many Cassettes and CD recordings to his credit. He is the Asthana Vidwan of Kanchi Kamokoti Peetam and has won many titles and awards. He is a Board Member of the Annamalai University, Chidambaram, India. He is gifted with a stentorian voice that is reminiscent of his father. He has been awarded the Prestigious “Kalaimamani” ( State Award for Musical Excellence) by the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2009.