Aruna Sairam | Interview
Interviews • 13m
"Many times I nearly gave up" says one of India's finest Carnatic musicians. Award winner Sairam gives an insight into her musical world. She talks about her own fears, inhibitions and surrender in preparation for a concert. Filmed during her Darbar Festival appearance in 2016.
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