Kalaimamani” Gayathri Girish is a Carnatic vocalist. Her introduction to music began as a child at the age of 6 years under the guidance of her mother Padmini Srinivasan. She subsequently came under the tutelage of Vidwan Vaigal.S.Gnanaskandan and "Padma Bhushan" T.N.Seshagopalan. She is an “A-grade” artiste of All India Radio, Chennai, and performs for Doordarshan and other private television channels. She specializes in lecture sessions, thematic multi-media presentations integrating Bhakti and Carnatic Music, and lecture demonstrations. She undertook an archival project for Doordarshan - Podhigai TV titled “Azhwargalum Amudha Tamizhum” to render the Azhwar Pasurams on DD Podhigai television every week for 8 consecutive years. She also serves on the artist panel for the ICCR which is an autonomous organization of the Government of India, involved in India's external cultural relations, through cultural exchange with other countries and their peoples.