12 May 1960 (age 57)
Aruna Sairam (sometimes spelt Sayeeram) is a Carnatic music vocalist born in Bombay, India. She learnt music from her mother Rajalakshmi Sethuraman and later from T. Brinda. She has done a Masters in Music. She has given several international concerts. She was an expert in the World Music conference in Germany. She is also an A-grade artist with the All India Radio.
Repertoire includes rare compositions of Syama Sastri and Dikshitar. Popular for Abhangs, Tamil songs and Devarnamas. Has launched and performed extremely popular program “Samantar”, (meaning parallel lines) with Hindustani singer Smt. Neela Bhagawat.
Composed, directed and sang around the world for choreographic production of internationally acclaimed dancer Chandralekha. Nominated as Expert to select recipients of All India Scholarship in music awarded by Department of Culture, Govt. of India.
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