Dr. Prasada Rao LN Gandlur:
A medical graduate of SV University, with a Diploma in Medical Virology from Pune University and a Ph.D in Molecular biology from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, he is a virologist, vaccinologist , an amateur gemologist, a Musicologist and a multimedia specialist!
He is the "Director" of the two products "The Beauty of Karnatic Music" and "Raganidhi" and has spent countless hours designing and building them. Of special note in "Raganidhi" is his work in providing the word-by-word meaning of all the Krithis presented in the 3 Volumes.
He has got 30 years of experience as a scientist. He worked in the National Institute of Virology, Pune as a Research Officer, in the Central Research Institute, Kasauli as an Assistant Director and in the Pasteur Institute of India, Coonoor as the Director. He has set up a vaccine project in the private sector and is now actively involved in developing products for the Biotech Industry. Presently, he is the COO of Lablinks Biotech Pvt Ltd, Bangalore.
His interest in music centres around a family group consisting of his mother, father, brothers, sisters, wife and children who enjoy particular interest in Karnatic Music as also light classical music.
Devarakonda.V.Mohana Krishna :
Mohana Krishna is the music "GURU" in these products. He is born into a family of artists and is the grandson of Late Nataraja Sekhara D.V.Subba Rao, the renowned Dramatist and the son of Late D.V.Subrahmanyam and Kusuma.
Sri.Mohana Krishna showed exceptional talents in music right from his childhood. He underwent training in Classical Music under Dr. Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna in the gurukula system. He did his Music Diploma from Andhra University and passed out with First Class Distinction. He is exceptionally talented in Karnatic music. He is equally proficient in light music as well as light classical music. He has given more than 2000 vocal concerts in India and performs regularly in cultural festivals conducted by various organizations.
Winner of many awards & honours Sri D.V. Mohana Krishna now lives in Hyderabad and is presently working as an 'A' grade artiste at All India Radio.