Who’s who in Indian classical music MS Subbulakshmi
“She carries a veena in her throat!” Eminent
veena vidwan Sambasiva Iyer was to exclaim in sheer wonder after listening to
the 17-year-old debutant at the Music
Academy. Roaring his
approval with “bhesh’ and ‘shabash’, Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar attributed her
prodigious display to her good karma in an earlier birth.