Carnatic Vocalist M. Balamuralikrishna Wiki, Died, Awards, Albums

Carnatic Vocalist M. Balamuralikrishna Died :

Its a very breaking news coming out from the nation and the veteran carnatic vocalist M. Balamuralikrishna has died on 22nd November.

Veteran Carnatic musician Dr M Balamuralikrishna passed away at his residence in Chennai on Tuesday. He had not been keeping well for the past few days.

Veteran Musician M. Balamuralikrishna Wiki :

Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna was an Indian Carnatic vocalist, musician, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer, and character actor.

Musician M Balamuralikrishna Passed Away at age 86

Musician M Balamuralikrishna Passed Away at age 86

He had won two National Film Awards (1976-1987), the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1975, the Padma Vibhushan, India’s second-highest civilian honor in 1991, for his contribution towards arts, the Mahatma Gandhi Silver Medal from UNESCO in 1995, the Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French Government in 2005, the Sangeetha Kalanidhi, and the Sangeetha Kalasikhamani to name a few.

Musician M Balamurali Krishna Quick Look and Details :

Native name : మంగళంపల్లి బాలమురళీకృష్ణ

Birth name : Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna

Born : 6th July, 1930

Birth Place : Sankaraguptam, East Godavari District, Madras Presidency, British India (now part of Andhra Pradesh, India)

Died : 22 November 2016 (aged 86) at Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

Genres : Carnatic music

Occupation : Musician

Instruments : Viola, Mridangam and Kanjira

Years active : 1938–2016

Carnatic Legend M Balamuralikrishna Earlier Life :

M Balamuralikrishna started his career at the age of six. During a career spanning 70+ years, he presented around 5,000 concerts worldwide.

He accompanied Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and gave Jugalbandi concerts with Pandit Hariprasad Chaurasia and Kishori Amonkar, among others. He is also known for popularizing the compositions of Sri Bhadrachala Ramadasu and Sri Annamacharya.

Balamurali Krishna has been invited to give concerts in many countries, including the US, Canada, UK, Italy, France, Russia, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, Singapore, Middle East and many more.

Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna All Awards and Honors :

Civilian Honors :

Padma Shri(1971)

Padma Vibhushan (1991)



International Honors :

Mahatma Gandhi Silver Medal from UNESCO

Chevalier Rank Chevalier of the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres from the French Government (2005)



National Honors :

Sangeet Natak Akademi Award – 1975

All India Radio – Top Grade – Awarded “Top Grade” multi instrumentalist and musician



National Film Awards :

1976 – National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Hamsageethe – “Himadri Suthe Pahimam”

1987 – National Film Award for Best Music Direction – Madhavacharya



Kerala State Film Awards :

1987-Best Male playback singer – Swathi Thirunal

2010-Best Classical Music Singer-Grammam



Other Honors :

Raindropss Life Time Achievement Award in the field of Music

Honorary Doctorate

Sangeetha Kalanidhi by The Music Academy, Madras

Sangeetha Kalasikhamani by The Fine Arts Society, Chennai (1991)

He was awarded the Lifetime achievement Global Indian Music Academy Award for 2011

Sangeetha Kalasarathy

“Sangeetha Virinchi” tilte conferred by Sangeetha Bharathi music School, Auckland during Dr BMK concert “Raganga Ravali” in 2009 at Auckland, New Zealand

Telugu Book of Records

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