Mysuru, August 2:- Light music has its own identity. The likes of P Kalinga Rao, Mysuru Ananthaswamy, Shivamogga Subbanna and many other renowned musicians popularised light music over the years. Praising their great efforts, Vice Chancellor of Karnataka State Gangubai Hanagal Music and Performing Arts University, Dr Sarvamangala Shankar, said here on Tuesday that if light music is popular today, it is because of these people.
She was speaking after inaugurating Sugama Sangeetha Saurabha, organised at Nadabrahma Sangeetha Sabha.
Anasuya Sudarshan, Prasanna Kumar, Sugandhamma, Jayappa Honnali and others were present. (MR/KMR).