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Vetri Boopathy

Mridangam artiste

Vetri Boopathy
   Biography
Taalmani Shri P.Vetri Boopathy, a post graduate in Commerce and a B-HIGH Graded artist of AIR and Doordarshan, is the son & disciple of Mridangam Maestro & famous Mridangam Guru “Mridanga Chelvam” “Kalaimamani” Shri A Premkumar and mridangam legend guru shri karaikudi mani and hails from a hereditary family of famous musicians from Kumbakonam, Nachiar Kovil (Tamil Nadu). 

His paternal grandfather “Mridanga Chelvam” K. P. Singaram Pillai, grandmother Kottuvadhyam Savitri Ammal, Kalaimamani Flute Vidushi T.R.Navneetham are the few names in the field of Carnatic music.

Shri Vetri has started learning this art of Mridangam at the age of 5 under the able guidance of his illustrious father guru “Kalaimamani” Shri A. Premkumar and has the privilege of learning the art from internationally acclaimed Mridangam Maestro Sangeeta Nataka Academi Awardee living legend Guru Shri Karaikkudi Mani. 

Shri Vetri is a Staff Percussionist of Music Department, National School of Drama, Ministry of Culture, Govt. of India since 2002.  Apart from being a Percussionist in NSD, he has been the music director for theater productions & worked with eminent music directors of theater to say a few “Padmabhushan” K. N. Panicker, “Sangeet Natak Academy Awardee” Shri Bhaskar Chandravarkar, “Sangeet Natak Academy Awardee” Shri. Kajal Ghosh.
 
He is the only Mridangam player of Delhi, who has got the privilege of conducting “Mridangam workshop” for the young Mridangam students from all over Delhi under Sahitya Kala Parishad in the year 2003.

Apart from regular  broadcast from All India Radio and Doordarshan, he has also played many Vadhya Vrinda conducted by AIR and played Jugalbandi concert at “Sangeeth sammelan” organized by Rampur 

AIR and played in various prestigious music festivals of Sangeet Natak Academy to say a few, “Sangeeth Pratibha”, “SangeetSangam” and many more.
                                       
He, apart from performer of this art, is also actively engaged in the noble cause of passing on the rich tradition of playing Mridangam and other Carnatic percussion instruments by teaching young students of Delhi and abroad and with the blessings of his guru’s, he has done many mridangam Arangetrams of his disciples and continuing to do so. This time he is proud to present and give the first female mridandam player of Delhi.

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Vetri performing in Sangeet Samaroh at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Vetri performing in Sangeet Samaroh at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan
Vetri performing in concert
Vetri performing in concert
   Career

Shri Vetri is the lead percussion player of famous creative music group “Rudraksham”. In addition to this, he has played many taal vadhya kacheries, jugalbandees , fusion music and is a integral part of many famous groups and individuals to name a few “Temple of Drums” , ”Laya-Shakti”  and many more and has accompanied many stalwarts of Hindustani and Carnatic Music extensively to abroad through ICCR and other oraganisations.

Shri Vetri has accompanied many senior  wizards of Carnatic music , to mention a few ; “Padma-vibhushan” Dr.Balamurali Krishna, “Sangeeta Kala Nidhi” Rajam Aiyer, “Padma Bhusan” Mandolin U. Srinivas, 

“Kalaimamani” Nithyashree Mahadevan, Jugalbandi with “Sangeet Natak Academy Awardee” Mridangam Maestro Madras Kannan (for AIR), “Kalaimamani” flute Vidushee T.R. Navaneetam, Violin Maestro “Padmabhushan” T.N.Krishnan, Violin duet maestros Dr. Manjunath and Shri Nagaraj and many more.

His music for documentary film “Eco Dharma” directed by Russian film maker was highly acclaimed and appreciated at USA film festival, Greece International Film Festival, etc.  Added to this , he has given music to Spanish documentary which is also acclaimed.

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