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"Dr. Vinjamuri Varadaraja Iyengar"

Principal disciple of Sriman. Tiger Varada Chariar. He was also known as "Kutti (little) Tiger and "Andhra Ariyakudi". He was also known as "Thodi Varadaraja Iyengar" as he was the master of Raga Thodi. To mention a few of his titles, "Gana Kalanidhi", "Gayaka Ratna", "Sangeeta Jyothi", Gana Vidya Visharada", "Gayaka Sikhamani" "Sangita Vidwan" etc.. A 3 day festival is conducted every year in homage to him at Ravindra Bharathi auditorium in Hyderabad.

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