A Guru is just more than an educator. They can play all roles-the roles of a friend, counselor or mentor. A teacher can be the guiding force in our lives even after we pass through the portals of our school and step into the world that lies ahead to be conquered. Sometimes it is hard to find the right words to thank a teacher.

Anuradha Sriram would like to thank all of her Gurus and Manasika Gurus who did great things in her life. Their love and passion for music, dedication and support helped her to sow the seeds of music in her life. Her parent’s dedication and support with high values and morals has made Anuradha, the ladybird we know today.

Anu would like to thank each and every person who has been instrumental in her success story of music and life. She is always grateful to all her Gurus who gave knowledge, strength, confidence and courage.

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