Revathi has 2,000 performances to her credit, and has sung for Ilayaraja, Chakri, Keeravani, Manisharma and Koti. She claims she's still learning. Well, see her in class tonite.
Kalanjali Arts is organising an evening of Annamacharya keerthanas by Vinnakota Revathi and Arun Gangadhar, on 24th September, at Kala Subbarao Kala Vedika, the mini-hall of Sri Thyagaraya Gana Sabha.
A total of 11 songs, both solo and duet, will be sung by Revathi and Arun Gangadhar. Revathi will be singing Paluku Tenela Talli Pavalinchenu, Chakkini Talliki Changu Bhala, Anganaku Neeve Akhila Samrajyam, Nela Moodu Shobanalu Neeku and Alhanike Thagunu, while Arun will be rendering Shobaname Shobaname, Pidikite Talambralu Pellikoothuru, Yemani Pogadudhume and Navarasumadhi Nalumakshi. The duets will be Alara Chanchalamaina, Tiru Veedhula Merasi Devadevudu and Ksheerabdi Kanyakaku.
Vinnakota Revathi was born in 1985, and started her training in light music at the age of 7. She started giving performances at the age of 8, and has so far more than 2,000 performances to her credit. At present, she is learning Carnatic Music under Kalyani, Hindustani Music under Vittal Rao Mapare and light music under Bunty.
She's toured many places in India and Malaysia for her concerts, participated in various State and National level competitions, and won many prizes. She was honored by many cultural associations. She has lent her voice to many audio cassettes for playback singing for music directors like Ilayaraja, Chakri, Keeravani, Manisharma, Srilekha, Raj, Ramani Bharadwaj and Koti.
Arun Gangadhar is a mechanical engineer working for Infotech, and a disciple of music since the tender age of 8. He has learnt and polished his vocal skills in Carnatic music from Devi Krishna and then from Komaravolu Nagavani. Arun's talent in Carnatic vocals has won him with a scholarship from the Centre of Cultural Resources, New Delhi, for the past 12 years. He is also a singer in the Yuva Vani of the All India Radio.
Please contact V V L Narsimham of Kalanjali Arts at 2383-4806, 98492-05517 for further details.