The immensely talented classical singer is taking further his father’s late Shri Veena Raghavan legacy. This well versed Tamil singer is principally seen singing in Tamil and bagging work from famous music directors such as A.R.Rehman. This amazing talent was born on 9th may 1981. This 34years singer is considered to be a source of abundant knowledge in classical singing, well-versed Veena player and most popular among classical section. His father late Shri Veena Raghavan is himself a great veteran in classical music. No doubt Sriram had to look nowhere for inspiration. Sriram started his career in 2001 and is still active. He is pulling it all with his exceptional talent.
His extraordinary knowledge of classical music made his nexus with popular persons like Ilayaraja, A. R. Rahman, Vidyasagar,
Harris Jayaraj and Deva in the music world. Sriram is a disciple of great Neyveli Santhanagopalan. Training from such great person who himself is famous worldwide for rendering raga in a distinguished way. His concerts and music records are still versed as bibles by so many music lovers. Sriram got this fortunate chance of learning from him. Sriram is indeed doing justice to his teachings and learning, making him proud. Sriram has led many classical concerts. The concerts were mainly in the classical genre only. They are always loved by audiences and appreciated by critic world of music. The sole and purity of classical music are incontrovertibly maintained in all his concerts. And this certainly what they say preserving and spreading culture.
The legacy of his father and his mentor teacher is thoroughly being carried forward by Sriram in his worship of music. Sriram is a recipient of many prestigious awards in his life. He is awarded Tamil Nadu State Film Award for best male playback singer in 2005 for his song ‘Suttum Vizhi Choodare’, 61st Filmfare Award South and SIIMA Award for best male playback singer in 2014 for his song ‘Anandha Yaazhai’.