Sri Madurai R. Muralidaran
World-renowned Maestro. Internationally-acclaimed composer, dancer, choreographer, lyricist, playwright and director best known for his large body of modern compositions for Bharatanatyam dancers and his many elaborate dance musical productions.
2014: "I've composed almost 800 to 900 compositions in my credit. But, I have composed 2 varnams exclusively for 2 persons. The first one was composed for my daughter and the second one exclusively for Athira...I could say she is a child prodigy.."