Nisha Rajagopal

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Nisha P. Rajagopal (Template:Lang-ta) (born 22 October 1980), is a Carnatic musician. Her mother, Vasundhara Rajagopal, is an established disciple of Gopala Iyer, a descendant of Koteeswara Iyer, the prominent composer.[1] Nisha commenced her training in vocal music from her mother, and later received training from T. R. Subramaniam, Calcutta Krishnamoorthy, Suguna Varadachary, and P. S. Narayanswamy.[1][2]

She is an A grade artiste of All India Radio, Chennai and an accredited artiste with the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR).[3]

Family

Nisha was resident in Toronto, Canada with her parents as her father Rajagopal was employed there. She is the middle one of three daughters. She moved with her mother and sisters to New Delhi to learn music from Professor T. R. Subramaniam. In 1995 her father found a job in Chennai and they all moved to Chennai. Nisha's husband Arvind is a pilot. They have a son, Vidyut, born in 2014.[4]

Awards and Felicitations

She has received the following awards:[5][3]

  • The Hindu Saregama M S Subbulakshmi Award (first ever recipient of the award) (2011)[6]

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