|She received training in Carnatic classical music under Semmangudi Srinivasa Iyer and then in Hindustani classical under the guidance of Pandit Narayan Rao Vyas. She gave performances in a vast diversity of musical forms in diverse languages inclusive of Sanskrit, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Kannada, and Gujarati.
In the year 1940, M.S. wedded T.Sadasivam, and their matrimony spanned over 50 years.
She passed away on December 11th 2004.