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R K P - A Documentary

Na bhooto na bhavishyati.. they say in Samskrit for never before & never again.. in the same way this doyen of Indian Karnatak music has done unbelievable great tasks.. one may not be able to imagine.

Great achievers have always had the same kind of inspiring twists in their life. He is the only known person who started learning music at 25..

The general perception is that one should develop the music knowledge from the childhood.. but not bothering much about music he studied & joined a bank as a clerk.. but what made him to think of learning music at the age of 25 ?.. Great achievers have always had the same kind of inspiring twists in their life.. He is the only known person who started learning music at 25 & achieved this level of success.He has brought to light the innumerable number of songs written by shri shri Vadiraja.. and Mysore Vasudevacharya a feat which no one had done earlier.. still he is so humble & stands tall as he says that all this happened because of the grace of shri shri Vadiraja

He has toiled day & night to get a great monumental memorial hall built in the memory of shri shri Vadiraja named Shrimadvajiraja kalabhavana in Hulimavu.. Bangalore.. also he has got built a music meditation hall in the shape of a tamburi Saptaswara dhyana mandira.. first of its kind in the world.. in his native a small village called Rudrapattana.. and the milestones of his life keeps growing & is never ending.

Shri R K Padmanabha was born on September 26..1949.. in a small village on the banks of river Kaveri..

Who is this great musician.. who is this great achiever.. who is this great human being.. He is none other than shri R K Padmanabha..

Shri R K Padmanabha was born on September 26..1949.. in a small village on the banks of river Kaveri.. famous for music called Rudrapattana in Hassan district & Arkalgud taluk.. He was the fourth child for the couple Shri Krishna Dikshit & Shrimathi Sharadamma.

Who is this great musician.. who is this great achiever.. who is this great human being..
He is none other than shri R K Padmanabha..

He spent his childhood & did his primary & middle level education in Rudrapattana.. He did his high school in a nearby town Basavapattana..

After his pre university in Mysore, Sharada vilas college. he did his anours graduation in Bangalore Vijaya college. Then he joined State bank of India.

While working in the Bank & when he was around 25 years old one fine day when he expressed his desire of learning vocal music in the idea of achieving something in life.. all his friends laughed at him.. but later one among them took him & made him join the Vijaya school of Music in Kanakapura road.

That’s when began the era of his music life