‘Our father never wanted us to be his clones,’ say Lalgudi Krishnan and Vijayalakshmi

Lalgudi G.J.R. Krishnan and Lalgudi Vijayalakshmi, Sangita Kalanidhi 2022, on what it means to find their own space in the world of music

The Hindu, November 30, 2022.

It is a cool, breezy morning. As you walk into Vijayalakshmi’s apartment at Alwarpet in Chennai, photographs showcasing the many moods of her father, the legendary violinist Lalgudi J. Jayaraman, draw your attention. Three tamburas in huge glass cases occupy one side of the drawing-room, while a beautifully crafted Miraj tanpura, used by her father, is placed on the other.

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