Who is E. Gayathri?
Echampati Gayathri, popularly known as "Veena Gayathri" is a veena exponent of the traditional Carnatic music. She has been appointed by the Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, J.Jayalalithaa as the first Vice Chancellor of Tamilnadu Music and Fine Arts University in November, 2013. E.Gayathri is the recipient of Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 2002, "Kalaimamani" award from Dr. M. G. R. on behalf of the Government of Tamil Nadu in 1984 and Lifetime Achievement Award from Rotary Club, Madras East in 2011. The Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, J. Jayalalithaa, appointed E. Gayathri as Honorary Director of Tamil Nadu Government Music Colleges in Chennai, Thiruvaiyaru, Madurai and Coimbatore in 2011.
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- Nov 9, 1959
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