Mudikondan Sri.C.Venkatarama Iyer -1897 to 1975.
He was a stalwart among top-ranking musician holding various Awards.
He was a Great Laya, Lakshya-Lakshna vidwan. Mudikondan’s specialities were Ragam Thanam Pallavi recitals. He passed on the legacy to his primary disciples R. Vedavalli and B.Krishnamurti.
His Simmanandhana Thala Pallavi needs a special mention. He was well versed in many S.Indian languages, Sanskrit,Grantham,English etc.