Shrimati Punya Srinivas was born on
11 November 1974 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She
received her training in Carnatic Veena from
Shrimati Jayalakshmi and Shrimati Kamala
Aswathama. She also received training in Western
Shrimati Punya made a mark in the field of music as a young talent early in life and has performed in notable events in India and abroad including the Earthsync Music Festival in Chennai; Fusion concerts in France and Paris; Solo Veena Concerto for the 50th anniversary celebrations of the United Nations Organization (UNO) in New York; and the Tam-Tam Festival at Jerusalem, Israel. She has many recordings to her credit.
Shrimati Punya Srinivas is awarded the Ustad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar of Sangeet Natak Akademi for the year 2011 for her notable talent in the field of Carnatic instrumental music.