June 2015

Nallan Chakravartula Pardhasaradhi is a renown Carnatic musician based in Hyderabad, India. He hails from the Nallan Chakravartula family, who musical lineage and dedication are traced to the Guru-Sishya Parampara of Saint Tyagaraja. Born in 1975 at Machilipatnam (Andhar Pradesh) to Sri. N.C.N.B.Acharyulu and Smt. Ramanujamma, Pardhasaradhi began his musical journey at age 5 under the tutelage of Sri. Sishtu Prabhakara Krisna Murthy Sastry. He received advanced training from his uncle, Sangeeta Sahitya Kalanidhi, Sri N Ch Krishnamacharyulu, a 3rd generation successor of Saint Tyagaraja. He received M.A and M.Phil in music from Potti Sriramulu Telugu University at age 19 and became a full time musician and Guru thereafter. Subsequently, he trained under the guidance of Sriman D.Ragavachary, D.Sheshachay, popularly known as Hyderabad-Brothers. Endowed with a metallic voice, perfection in Sruti, accurate pronunciation and clarity in gamaka rendering, he has been enthralling a range of music lovers spanning three generations and several prestigious Ganasabhas. He is also blessed and applauded by many contemporary legends, including Padmasree Oleti Venkateswarlu, Padmavibhusan Dr.M.Balamurali Krishbna, Bharatratna Smt. D.K.Pattamal, Padmasree Sri. Nedunuri Krishnamurty and Padmavibhushan Sri. T.N.Seshagopalan.