Carnatic vocalist TV Sankaranarayanan passes away at 77

Renowned Carnatic musician, TV Sankaranarayan passed away at the age of 77. He was the torchbearer for the Madurai Mani Iyer style of Carnatic music. He also shared several stages with Madurai Mani Iyer during his vocalist career. He was honoured with the Madras Music Academy’s Sangeeta Kalanidhi Award in 2003.

  • He also was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 2003. 
  • Sankaranarayanan is the son of musicians Tiruvalangal Vembu Iyer and Gomati Ammal.

Who is TV Sankaranarayan

  • Sankaranarayanan was born in Mayiladuthurai in 1945.
  • Madurai Mani Iyer shifted to another place in Chennai due to the evacuation during the Second World War.
  • In the 1950s, The family came back to Chennai and Sankaranarayanan had the law.

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