M. S. Subbalaxmi are the daughters of Smt. Girija Sainath and Mridangam artiste Sri. . M. R. Sainath, a staff artist, All India Radio, Mangalore.
Since their childhood, loving music deeply, at the age of 6 they started learning vocal music under Sangeetha Vidhushi Smt. Nagaveni of Mangalore. At the age of 15 they started learning Saxophone from Padmasri Dr. Kadri Gopalnath and continued their higher training where Sri. Gopalnath stayed. Till now they have entralled music lovers on various