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Vijayluxmi Balakrishna

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Vijayluxmi Balakrishna is the only daughter of legendary singer and lyricist R.Balakrishna. 

She graduated with a BA at the Madras University, focusing on Indian culture, philosophy and Indian music.

Balakrishna worked as a cultural promoter for the Department of Education and culture.

She’s also lectured on various culture-related topics for several cultural organisations within South Africa.

Apart from this, she was invited by the Multi-Arts foundations and the University of Bristol to teach Indian culture, dance, music and performed at several institutes. She’s also lectured for the Zurich Indian association and many other institutions in Switzerland, Portugal and other European countries, as well as at various cultural institutions in New Zealand and Australia.

Balakrishna had the opportunity to appear on SABC television programmes such as Eastern Mosaic, Sadhana and Aum programmes rendering talks and performances. 

She has produced 4 CD’s in 4 different Indian languages - Pooja, Gaana Manjari, Swaranjali and Swaramritham.

Vijayluxmi Balakrishna serves on many boards, in culture, spiritual and language related capacities: Andhra Maha Sabha of South Africa, GOPIO International, South African Women’s forte, South African Hindu Maha Sabha and Chinmaya Mission of South Africa.

She has a heart for the community; she counsels abused women & children and finds time in her busy schedule to visit the aged at different homes& institutions.

Vijay Balakrishna presents the Telegu show Sungeetha Nilayamu on Lotus FM 87.7-106.8, every Tuesdays from 18:00-19:00.




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