Late Shree K.V.Subramanian was born in Palghat in 1920 a small district in Kerala & learnt to play the Mridangam from Late ‘Mridanga Chakravarthy’ Shree Palghat Mani Iyer & also completed his education in Palghat. He came to Mumbai in 1939 & was working in Forbes Camp Bell & Co. He was a keen lover of arts & his interest in music led him to conduct classes for playing mridangam.He used to play for dance & carnatic music concerts. During his lifetime he has also played mridangam for various documentary films & has traveled abroad to give performances. His interest in music also led him to work as a founder secretary of ‘Bombay Sangeetha Samajam’ to promote local talents. He started Geetha Dance Centre to impart training in Bharatnatyam & teach carnatic music . His dream was to build an institution for promoting fine arts but unfortunately, due to his early demise in 1978 it remained unfulfilled.