The Carnatic music maestro M D Ramanathan is remembered every year by a small band of rasikas in Thirupunithara in Kerala.
This band celebrates MDR Day every year and this year, that event will be on May 26.
The wellknown violinists, Mysore Nagaraja and Mysore Manjunath based in Bengaluru will perform at this remembrance concert to be held at the NSS Karyogam Hall in Thirupunithara. K V Prasad will be on mridangam and Guruprasanna on khanjira.
Prior to the concert, Santhala Raju who noted a few kritis of MDR will talk about them and on MDR.
MDR's 96th birth anniversary falls on May 20. MDR's ardent rasika Krishnamoorthy of this place is the brain behind this annual event.