Born to K.N.Ramachandran Nair and Santha Ramachandran at Thodupuzha in Kerala.
Binni began learning Carnatic Music (Vocal) at the age of seven under Vidwan Sri. Thiruvizha Surendran and came under the tutelage of Sri.Thamarakkad Govindan Namboodiri. During her graduation and post graduation in music, she learnt from Violin Vidwan Sri.B.Sasikumar and Prof.Neyyattinkara Mohanachandran at Trivandrum. Now under the musical guidance of Padmavibhushan Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna.
Binni was awarded direct B-High grade by the All India Radio and sings regularly for the AIR, Doordarsan and other private television channels. She has been featured in the South Zone Hookup programmes of the AIR.
BINNI KRISHNAKUMAAR was introduced to playback singing by the popular music director Sri.VIDYASAGAR by making her sing her debut song Rä rä sarasaku rärä in the super hit Rajinikanth movie – CHANDRAMUKHI.
Since then, she has Sung in more than 75 Feature Films, 28 Television Serials & 200 Music Albums in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali etc for prominent music composers.
A popular musician of Kerala through the Asianet TV Channel, Binni Has successfully presented the Classical Music based weekly magazine, “NaadaMaadhuri” along with the popular lyricist of the Malayalam cinema, Sri.Kaithapram Damodaran Namboodiri.
Binni joins her husband, vocal musician & Music Composer Sri.Trivandrum K.KRISHNAKUMAR to perform duo vocal concerts and theme oriented special concerts.
The Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academi conferred the title "KALASRI" with The Kerala Sangeetha Nataka Academy Award 2012 on Carnatic music on both Krishnakumar and Binni.
RASIKA CARNATIC DUO VOCAL CONCERT TOUR
USA & CANADA SPRING 2018
A Tribute to Dr.M.BALAMURALIKRISHNA
by his prime disciple couple
Dr.K.KRISHNAKUMAR & BINNI KRISHNAKUMAR - Duo Vocal
Sri.B.V.Raghavendra Rao - Violin
Sri.S.V.Ramani - Mridangam
1.April 14th 2018 - 7pm - Dallas Texas
concert at Unity Church, 6525 Forest Ln, Dallas, TX 75230
Organised by INDUS ENTERTAINMENT, Dallas Tamil Manram, DFW Tamil Friends.
2. April 13th , 14th & 15th – DALLAS Tx
Music Workshop on the Compositions of Dr.M.Balamuralikrishna
Time: April 13th 7-9pm April 14th 10-12 noon April 15th 3-5pm
Contact: 972-679-7874 Email: Asha_v@hotmail.com
3. April 20th @ 07:30 pm - Portland
A Lec-Dem and mini Concert Venue: RASIKA School of Music and Arts, Hillsboro, Portland http://www.rasika.org/
4. April 21st 2018 – 4pm - Portland
PCC Rock creek Event Centre, Portland COLLECTIVE VISION - Indo Jazz Musical Collaborative
5. April 22nd 2018 – 6:30pm – SAN JOSE - CA
Santa Clara Convention Center
Organised by South India Fine Arts Bay Area, San Jose www.southindiafinearts.org
6. April 28th 2018 – 9 am – DETROIT - MI
Lead for Pancharatnam at Tapovanam Flint MI organised by Great Lakes Aradhana Committee
7. April 28th 2018 – DETROIT - MI
6:30pm at Sri Bhakta Hanuman Temple
8. April 29th 2018 – 3pm - Philadelphia
Chinmaya Mission Madhuvan
Phone: (215) 736-1923 / (215) 396-0390 / (484) 678-6649 / (609) 423-5601
Tickets at http://events.sulekha.com/
9. MAY 4th 2018 – 7pm – TORONTO CANADA
Violin : Sri Jayadevan Mridangam : Sri B Gourishankar Ghatam : Sri Ramana Indrakumar
Venue: Thamil Isai Kalamanram Auditorium
416 724 2466 +1 (647) 886-7226