The birth centenary of Gana Saraswati D.K. Pattammal – one of the female trinity of Carnatic music—is being celebrated on a grand scale. In order to spearhead the year-long celebrations DKP 100 (A unit of D.K. Pattammal Charitable Trust) has been constituted with around 50 members comprising the family, disciples and fans of the legend with the guidance of patrons like N. Murali, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, N. Gopalaswamy, R. Seshasayee, and Nalli Kuppuswami Chetti.
17 March 2018
The DKP 100 was inaugurated by Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu at the Narada Gana Sabha, Chennai. Rich tributes were paid to the music legend by Krishnaraj Vanavarayar and a documentary film on the life of DKP was screened.
The launch of Special Edition DKP Sarees (Nalli Silks) by Padma Subrahmanyam, Ranjani-Gayatri, Bombay Jayashri, and S. Sowmya, was followed by a music recital by Sowmya.. read more