Balamurali Krishna was born in Sankaraguptam, East Godavari District, Madras Presidency (now a part of Andhra Pradesh state). His father was a well known musician and his mother was a veena player. Ba
The circumstances that led to the discipleship of Venkataramana Bhagavatar under Thyagaraja were interesting. Venkataramana Bhagavatar originally lived in Ayyampet village of Tanjavoor district.