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Gopalakrishna Bharati (Tamil: கோபாலகிருஷ்ண பாரதி) (1811–1896) was a Tamil poet and a composer of Carnatic music. He wrote a katAkALatcEpam (Tamil: கதாகாலக்ஷேபம்), NantanAr Carittiram (Nandanar Charitram), two other works in this genre, and many independent kritis.

Bharati was a contemporary of Tyagaraja whom he is said to have met, and who asked him whether he had composed anything in the rAga AbhOgi; Bharati subsequently composed one of his most popular kritis in rUpaka tALa, CapApatikku. The great Tamil literary figure, U. V. Swaminatha Iyer wrote two sources for Bharati’s life: a biography of the composer and his own autobiography, which contains references to Bharati, who was his guru in music.

Varuvaro Varam (வருவாரோ வரம்)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Varugalamo ayya (வருகலாமோ அய்ய)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Tiruvadi sharanam (டிருவடி ஷரநம்)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Tandai tai (டன்டை டாஇ)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Shivakaama sundhari (ஷிவகாம ஸுன்தரி)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Arre Vilagiyirum (அற்றே விலகியிரும்)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Sabhapatikku veru (ஸபாபடிக்கு வேரு)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Natanam adinar (னடனம் ஆடினார்)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Maname unakkhitamai (மனமே உனக்க்ஹிடமாஇ )

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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Karanam Kettu Vadi (காரநம் கேட்டு வாடி)

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Composer: Gopalakrishna Bharathi (Tamil: கொபலக்ரிஷ்ன பரடி) was born the son of Shivaraama Bhaaratiyaar in the village Narimanam near NaagapaTTinam in Tamil NaaDu in 1810. He later lived in Mudikondan, Anaitandavapuram and Mayuram, places with which he later became associated. From childhood, he learned Carnatic music from every possible source, even from Ghanam Krishna Aiyyar, Hindustani […]

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