Wednesday, December 10, 2008
There is a genius in each of us just waiting to explode!
What do a a classically trained singer from Mumbai and a percussionists of South Indian music
have in common? Siddharth Nagarajan featured on “My Brilliant Brain” on National Geographic channel.
India has vast numbers of brilliant children. There are more honor students
in India than the total population of US children!
Siddharth was born on 25th September 1997 in Chennai to Vidya and Nagi. Siddharth has always been amidst music, hailing from a family of musicians. His grandfather G.Narayanan is a tablist who worked with the legendary cine music director Sri K.V. Mahadevan for more than 45 years.
His father Nagarajan (Nagi as he is popularly known), is one of the most sought after percussionists of the South Indian music industry today. He is the rhythm programmer for several music directors including Shri Vidyasagar, S.A.Rajkumar, Anu Malik to name a few.
His mother, Vidya is a classically trained singer who hails from Mumbai. She has been singing for the last 25 years. She runs her own music troupe catering to weddings and corporates.
His sister Dhanashree is also a good singer who has many awards and prizes to her credit. Siddharth is presently in Class III in Padma Seshadri School (K.K.Nagar).
Siddharth is a born musician. “He responded to music as soon as he was born when music was customarily played in the labour room”, says his mother proudly. He continued to display his craving for rhythm as he grew.
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