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Remembering M.S. Subbulakshmi

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A still from M.S.Subbulakshmi starrer
M.S. Subbulakshmi
A photo of M.S. Subbulakshmi with her husband Sadasivam, taken from a photograph at her residence in Chennai. Photo: S.R. Raghunathan
A photo of M.S.Subbulakshmi and her husband Sadasivam, taken from a photograph at her Kotturpuram reisdence. Photo: S. R. Raghunathan
M.F. Husain stands in front of the great Carnatic Singer M.S. Subbulakshmi's portrait at Lakshana Museum of Arts in Chennai on December 15, 2004. Husain's 6'*4' portrait of MS, acrylic on canvas was unveiled at the opening of
M.S.Subbulakshmi unveiled the foundation plaque of the Rs.8.5 lakh low power Television Station in the Neyveli Lignite Corporation complex on June 24, 1986. The Chairman of the Corporation, Mr. G.L. Tandon is also seen in the picture.
M.S.Subbulakshmi being conferred with the title, 'Sangita Kalanidhi' by Dr. Karan Singh at the Music Academy in Chennai on the 1st of January, 1969.
M.S. Subbulakshmi seen in the film `Sakuntalai'.
A veena carved out of a stone installed in the house where M.S.Subbulakshmi was born in Madurai. Photo: S.James
Rajiv Gandhi, giving the Indira Gandhi award for National Integration to the M.S. Subbulakshmi.
An inside view of the house where Carnatic music legend M.S. Subbulakshmi, was born in Hanumantharayan street in Madurai on September 16, 1916.
Carnatic vocalist M.S. Subbulakshmi, and shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan seen during the Ustad Hafiz Ali Khan Award function at the Rani Seethai Hall in Madras on December 28, 1989. Photo: The Hindu Archives
Sri Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer giving away the Hafiz Ali Khan Award 1988 to M.S. Subbulakshmi at the Rani Seethai Hall in Madras on December 28, 1989. Photo: The Hindu Archives
Mr. S.L. Khurana, the then Governor of Tamil Nadu and Chancellor of the University of Madras is seen presenting the honorary Doctorate Degree to the noted Carnatic musician on the 1st of October, 1987.
MS Subbulakshmi
MS Subbulakshmi with her husband Sadasivam and Semmagudi Srinivasa Iyer
The then West Bengal Governor, M.K. Narayananan, unveiled a 8ft high statue of M.S. Subbulakshmi at the Shanmukhananda Hall in Mumbai.
Tamburas which were used by Carnatic singer M.S. Subbulakshmi is with her daughter Radha Visanathan at Bangalore.
Musicians and students of Sri Venkateswara College of Music and Dance pay tributes to the statue of ace singer M.S. Subbulakshmi on her 98th birth anniversary in Tirupati.

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