Bombay Jayashri chosen for Sangita Kalanidhi Award 2023 by Music Academy

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 Carnatic vocalist and Padma Shri awardee Bombay Jayashri

Renowned Carnatic vocalist and Padma Shri awardee Bombay Jayashri has been selected for the Sangita Kalanidhi award for 2023 by the Music Academy. 

An overview of the news

  • Jayashree is one of the foremost Carnatic musicians of today, trained initially by his parents and later by TR Balamani and violinist Lalgudi G. Jayaraman.

  • Apart from Carnatic music, Jayashree is also trained in Veena, classical dance and Hindustani music.

  • She is known for her melodious and meditative style of singing.

  • The Nritya Kalanidhi Award for dance has been given to Vasanthalaxmi Narasimhachari. She has specialized in Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi.

Sangeeta Kalanidhi Award

  • It is considered the highest honor in the field of Carnatic music.

  • It came into existence in 1942.

  • In 1942, it was decided that the composer would be honored with the title of Sangeet Kalanidhi, the award consisting of a gold medal and a Birudu Patra (citation).

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