Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath

Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath

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Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath Biography

Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath is one of the promising young Carnatic vocalists. She is one of the foremost young performers from India. She is an "A" grade artiste of All India Radio and Doordarshan. She was born into a family with many musicians and Carnatic singers, and she got initiated to the world of music at the age of only three. She has took formal learning from P. S. Narayanaswamy, Seethalakshmi Venkatesan, Vegavahini Vijayaraghavan and many more leading Carnatic vocalists.

 

Aishwarya Vidya Raghunath hails from Bangalore, Karnataka. Got initiated to music at a very young age, she gave her first public performance at the age of thirteen. Since then, she has travelled and performed widely in India and abroad and earned a huge fan of listeners. Now she is widely regarded as one of the most prominent young Carnatic singers of present-day generation. Her style is an amalgamation of classicism and spontaneity. She is a winner of the All India Radio competition, and is a recipient of the scholarship by the Ministry of Culture (India).

 

She is a recipient of some of the major honours in the recent times; DK Pattammal Award (2015), Best Concert Prize (2015)", from The Music Academy, Chennai, “Best Vocalist” from the Bangalore Gayana Samaja, RMKV Award of Excellence”, by Rasika Fine Arts, Chennai, "Meena Srinivasan Award", from the Indo-Canadian Shastri Foundation and "MS Subbulakshmi Award (2014)", from Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai to mention a few. Most of these honours were given by different music organizations and academies of Chennai. Apart from following her passion of music, she is also a traveller, photographer and painter by passion.

Published: July 23, 2018

Updated: July 23, 2018

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