Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi

About Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi

Oothukkadu Venkata Kavi(1700-1765) composed around 500 songs mostly about Lord Krishna, Yashoda and the Gopikas. He was a master at composing Kavadichindus, Kritis and Thillanas mainly in Sanskrit and Tamil. His most well-known works include the Guru Kritis and the Navavarnams. He even composed a full set of musical pieces to portray Krishna's wedding to Radha. To know more, click here .