|Origin||Vijayanagaram, Andhra Pradesh|
Avasarala Kanyakumari is a violinist from South India who specializes in Carnatic music.
Kanyakumari is a native of Vijayanagaram, Andhra Pradesh and has lived in Chennai for more than five decades.
A Kanyakumari was awarded the Sangeetha Kalanidhi award of the Madras Music Academy for the year 2016. She is the first female violinist to get the award. Other awards include
She was selected for Limca Book of Records 2004 for her various achievements in music as a versatile woman violinist.
Recipients of Padma Shri in Art