Nendunuri Krishnamurthy – A voice with soul

Sangitha Kalanidhi Nendunuri KrishnamurthySangitha Kalanidhi Nendunuri Krishnamurthy is no more. The veteran exponent of the Pinakapani bani, a role model for young vocalists, was 87 when he passed away at Vishakapatnam in the early hours of Monday, 8th December 2014. He was ailing from lung cancer.

Nendunuri leaves behind an impressive brand of vocalism, exemplified by his prime disciples the Malladi Brothers. His music was soulful, steeped in classicism, and had a lingering quality to it.

He was the recipient of several prestigious awards including the Sangita Kalanidhi and the Central Sangeet Natak Academy award… read more