Indian Artpreneur
Indian Artpreneur
Jan 25, 2022
Sriram Venkatakrishnan - Author, Historian and Entrepreneur
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On this episode we speak to authors, art-entrepreneurs, Performing artists who have developed a unique voice through their work.

On today's episode we have Sriram Venkatakrishnan, who is an entrepreneur, columnist, music historian, a youtube vlogger and a heritage activist.

He is also one of the Secretaries of the Music Academy, Madras, by the capacity of which he is the convenor for its annual conference in December.

Sriram completed his graduation with a Bachelor of Engineering degree from the College of Engineering, Delhi in 1987.

In 1989, he completed his post-graduation with a Master of Business Administration degree in Marketing and Advertising from FMS, Delhi

Since 1999, Mr. Sriram has been doing considerable work on the history of Chennai and the history of Carnatic Music.

He writes frequently on these subjects for The Hindu and Madras Musings. He has authored over 25 books

on various topics pertaining to Carnatic music, arts, and history. His book, The Devadasi and the Saint, the Life and Times of

Bangalore Nagarathnamma, fetched him the United Nations Female Population Award for gender sensitivity in writing. His Carnatic

Summer, the lives of 22 exponents was described by the Hon. APJ Abdul Kalam as unputdownable.

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