Bhavadhaarini Anantaraman Carnatic & Classical Profile
Bhavadhaarini Anantaraman
Carnatic music
Bhavadhaarini Anantaraman Carnatic & Classical Profile

Bhavadhaarini Anantaraman is a disciple of Sangeetha Kalanidhi Smt.D.K.Pattammal for more than 25 years from 1986. When Bhavadhaarini was only 5 years old, she happenned to visit the Music class with her mother Mrs. Nalini to meet Smt. D.K.Pattammal. Sangeetha Kalanidhi Smt.D.K.Pattammal heard her sing and spotted the talent in Bhavadhaarini and immediately took her up in her musical tutelage saying "Indha kuzhandhaikku naan daan guru" and those words began Music for Bhavadhaarini's life.

Bhavadhaarini hails from the family of veteran composer Mayuram Vishwanatha Shastry in her father̢۪s side and on the maternal side all were vainika̢۪s. Born and brought up in a music environ there was a natural environment to learn carnatic music, but Bhavadhaarini was more self taught and her foundations were not structured by a formal music tution learning, Sarali Geetham or Varnam.

She has won numerous prizes and awards from several prestigious institutions from her school days. Her first concert was under the banner of ‘Mookambika Fine Arts’ at Chennai in 1987. Since then she has been performing at all important sabhas in Chennai during Music Season.

She has also toured all over India to give performances in New Delhi, Mumbai, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka etc. She became a graded artist of All India Radio̢۪ Chennai in 2002 by winning their All India Competition. She is a recipient of the CCRT fellowship (Center for Cultural Resource and Talent) from the Ministry of Culture, Government of India, for a period of 9 years from 1990 and Sterling Holidays Scholarship for Vocal Music for a period of 3 years from 1997.

She was awarded the title ‘SAI BAJAN RATHNA’ by SAI SEVA CHAKRA, 2001. She conducts lecture Demonstrations and Workshops in Music, Musicology and other subjects in schools and colleges.She has been given titles like ‘Gaana Vaanee’,‘Isai Selvi’ ‘KalaikkaLanjium’ and ‘Tamizh Isai Vaani’ at various regional Sabhas.

She began the recording career with Solo albums for Kalavardhani cassettes in 1997, followed by albums for ECHO (Bharath Records) and now she is now ‘the most wanted voice’ and the choice of many music directors and stalwarts like Guru Kaaraikkudi R Mani, B.V.BalaSai, B. Raghavendra Rao, Sivaramakrishna, RajkumarBharathy L.Krishnan, Umashankar, Selvaganesh, Rajhesh Vaidhya, Prapancham Ravindran, Lawrence, Shriram, Sharreth among others for many Carnatic and Light Classical Bhajan Fusion and Devotional albums. Her long associations with many music directors and artists have brought out a sensitive musician in her and her compositions are much applauded by the musical fraternity.

Smt Bhavadhaarini has been performing Carnatic Vocal Music concerts, Namasankeerthanam concerts,

Abhang and Bhajan Concerts & Semi Classical and Devotional Concerts.

Contact Details and Biodata
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80 D Shanthi Colony Anna Nagar Chennai 600040
+91 9841504099
+91 9962102537
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