A New Biography of M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

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#1 A New Biography of M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar

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A new biography of M. K. Thyagaraja Bagavathar in Tamil titled எம். கே. டி. பாகவதர்: இசையும் வாழ்க்கையும் authored by D. V. Balakrishnan was recently published and released.

Special features of the book:

  • A CD containing 120 rare songs, including hitherto unreleased songs from M.K.T's first film PAVALAKODI (1934), is enclosed with the book.
  • Over 500 photographs, including many colour photographs.
  • A truthful account of the Lakshmikanthan Murder Case.
The book was released at a function in Chennai on 2 March 2019. Ghatam Maestro Shri T. H. Vinayakaram released and popular vocalist Shri P. Unnikrishnan received the first copy. The YouTube video of the function:


Further details of the book in this link:


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