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- Date Listed21/06/2021
Profile of G. Manikantan (Violin Artiste)
Naadha Isai Jothi / Sangeetha Kala Nipuna / Sangeetha Samraj /
Sangeetha Kala Sagaram / Isai Gnana Selvam / “Innisai Varithy”/
Nritya Vadhya Choodamani
G.Manikantan hails from a family of renowned violinists. He had his 'Gurukulam' under Sri Amritha Bharathiyar and furthered his tutelage under stalwarts like Ramanathapuram Sri M.N. Ganesa Pillai and Karaikudi Sri M.S.Mani.
As a soloist, Manikantan has gained critical acclaim for his performances across the world,
including countries such as India, Malaysia, Australia, South Africa,Mauritius, Indonesia, Russia and Switzerland.
A renowned artist from the All India Radio, Manikantan has also accompanied for many musical legends concerts, many Dance and music Arengetrams, National University of singapore Fusion Orchestra and the Chinese Orchestra in Singapore and overseas.
His skill as a violinist aside, Manikantan is a talented composer. He has composed Music for Varnam, Jathiswaram, Thillana and Padam for dance performances, and several Ragamallika pieces for the Singapore Youth Arts Festival.
He has 15 years of experience conducting the Indian Orchestra in Raffles Girls’s secondary School and led them to the highest accolade of distinction in the Singapore youth Festival for multiple years.
In recognition for his immense artistry, he was conferred the title "Naadha Isai Jothi " in India
"Sangeetha Kala Nipuna " by Nrityalaya Aesthetic Society, Singapore , “Sangeetha Samraj” by Sapthaswara Sangeethalaya in Malaysia, Sangeetha Kala Sagaram and
Isai Gnana Selvam in Melbourne Australia, and “Innisai Varithy” by Sri Aaathi Sivalingacharya Guru swamikal Aatheenam, Thiruvannamalai, India, NRITYA VADHYA CHOODAMANI by Suvarna Fine Arts Malaysia.