THE LEGENDARY “ VAINIKA SARVABHOUMA “ SRI CHITTIBABU was conferred upon him this title by HIS MAJESTY SRI JAYACHAMARAJENDRA WADAYAR of MYSORE in 1967 at the royal court of MYSORE PALACE.
The story goes when HE performed at the palace, HIS MAJESTY being a very great Veena exponent himself wanted a few questions of his answered regarding music and ragas and its invigorating effects on the lifeforms .
As chance favours the prepared mind Sri Chittibabu very eloquently clarified the points and also played a few examples on his Veena . Overwhelmed with joy His Highness immediately rewarded Sri Chittibabu and also conferred this title
Of “ VAINIKA SARVABHOUMA “which means the king of kings on the Veena and from then on till his last concert in 1996 at TIRUVAYARU TYAGARAJA FESTIVAL he has moved and touched millions of hearts of music lovers .
Through his recordings he still continues to enthrall music lovers with his enchanting Mystical tone of his Veena . From the Highest Ranked people and Noble people to the most common man in the society every single soul was connected with his love for MUSIC and the lovely music which
Is eternal and the perfect example of MUSIC and its INVIGORATING VIBRATION
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