Source: The Hindu; Author: Deepa Ganesh; Photo Courtesy: V. Sreenivasa Murthy

The endearing Carnatic vocalist Balamuralikrishna continues to have a huge fan following. At the recent concert organised by Sri Rama Lalitha Kala Mandira, the audience who were drawn from various other cities also, relished the remarkable spirit of this musician with a huge following. The concert opened with a lively Kannada composition in Mohana raga “Paalisemma Muddu Sharade”. “Amba Mamava” in Ranjani was a sparkling reminder of the Ranjani ragamalika, “Ranjani Mrudu Pankaja Lochani”. In his Hindola rendition, Balamurali was constantly trying to craft new idioms and work new expressions.

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Balamuralikrishna was cheerful, lively, yet mellow. Photo: V. Sreenivasa Murthy