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Sanjay Subrahmanyan, born into a family deeply rooted in Carnatic music on January 21, 1968, in Chennai, breathed in the melodies of the genre from the very air around him. Growing up amidst the resonating strains of Carnatic music legends emanating from radios, tape recorders, and gramophones, Sanjay's passion for the art form ignited at a tender age. Under the tutelage of esteemed gurus such as V. Lakshminarayana, Rukmini Rajagopalan, Calcutta K.S. Krishnamurthi, and later, S.R.D. Vaidyanathan, he honed his skills in both violin and vocal disciplines, setting the stage for his remarkable journey ahead.


Today, Sanjay Subrahmanyan stands as a beacon of inspiration for a new generation of musicians, scaling unprecedented heights in his musicianship. His performances epitomize a rare fusion of mastery and intellectual depth, blending the authoritative essence of tradition with the innovative spirit of a prodigious artist. Like the legendary musicians of yore, his concerts exude an aura of liberation, drawing audiences into realms of ecstatic musical transcendence. This captivating allure has cultivated an unparalleled following, establishing Sanjay as an unparalleled phenomenon in the realm of Carnatic music.


Sanjay's repertoire is a testament to his ceaseless quest for musical exploration, characterized by a harmonious blend of unconventional ragas alongside timeless classics like Todi and Sankarabharanam, each rendition imbued with fresh interpretations. His affection for his mother tongue shines through in his renditions of lesser-known Tamil compositions, a cherished highlight eagerly anticipated by audiences.


In 2015, Sanjay Subrahmanyan's illustrious journey reached a pinnacle when he was bestowed with the prestigious title of Sangita Kalanidhi by the Madras Music Academy, a natural culmination of his unwavering dedication and artistic brilliance.


Today, as he continues to mesmerize audiences with his classical performances, Sanjay embarks on new musical odysseys, exploring diverse avenues such as his recent foray into film music and collaboration with Coke Studio, Tamil. Additionally, his latest album "Anbenum Peruveli" with Sean Roldan showcases his innovative spirit and willingness to embrace new musical horizons.


In every endeavor, he remains a testament to the timeless harmony of tradition and innovation, enriching the world of music with his unparalleled artistry and boundless creativity.

Sanjay Subrahmanyan Pictures

Thamizhum Naanum

Embark on a journey through the soulful melodies of Tamil Krithis, curated by Sanjay Subrahmanyan to celebrate the rich cultural heritage and lyrical brilliance of the Tamil language.

Sanjay Sabha Live

Witness the timeless allure of Carnatic music unfold in Sanjay Subrahmanyan's enthralling concert series, where each performance resonates with the depth and beauty of classical tradition.

Kannada Rachanegalu

Discover Kannada's rich musical heritage as Sanjay Subrahmanyan brings to life its captivating melodies and profound expressions.

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