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Smt Mridula received her initial training in Carnatic music (Vocal and Veena) from her mother Dr Smt Radhika Ramachandran. She was fortunate to come under the tutelage of Kalaimamani Maharajapuram Sri Nagarajan at the tender age of six. She also came under the able guidance of Sangita Mahamahopadhyaya (Late) Brahmasri Kollegal Subrahmanyam. Presently she is undergoing advanced training from Guru Sri Neyveli Santhanagopalan.
Having performed notably in Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan (Chennai), Parampara (Chennai), Sarvani Sangeetha Sabha Chennai, Indian Fine Arts Chennai, Kanchi Kamakoti Adhishthanam, Tiruvambady Ekadasi Sangeetolsavam, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam and in all the prominent sabhas of Hyderabad, Mridula’s concerts have had good reviews in The Hindu Friday Review, Andhrajyoti, Eenadu, Telangana Today and The Hans India. She also featured in SVBC-TTD for the show ‘Annamayya Paataku Pattabhishekam’.
Apart from music, she was also adjudged by the ‘Metro India’ newspaper as the winner of the first prize (One lakh Cash prize) in the state-wide essay writing competition in English on the title ‘Swacch Soch, Swacch bol’ in 2014.
She has to her credit over 6 articles published in reputed national and international journals, and has presented over 17 papers in various national and international seminars and conferences. Mridula also regularly takes part in Vakyartha Sadas, a traditional Sanskrit forum of discussing Shastrartha. Her transliteration of her Guru’s Kollegal Subrahmanyam’s work ‘Sankara Vijayam’ is selected for publication by the International School of Sankara Studies, Kalady. She has released an album of 41 krithis (Nādopāsanayā Śrīvidyā) composed by Brahmasri Kollegal Subrahmanyam, which describe the entire ritual of Sri chakra pooja.