Uppalapu Shrinivas (Telugu: ఉప్పలపు శ్రీనివాస్; 28 February 1969 – 19 September 2014), better known by his stage name U. Srinivas, was an Indian mandolinist and music educator. He performed under the Carnatic musical tradition. He was given many awards including: Padma Shri (1998) and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award (2010). He worked with musicians such as John McLaughlin, Michael Nyman, and Michael Brook.
Srinivas performing in Pune, January to December 2009
|Birth name||Uppalapu Srinivas|
|Also known as||U. Srinivas, Mandolin Srinivas|
|Born||28 February 1969|
Palakollu, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh, India
|Origin||Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Died||19 September 2014 (aged 45)|
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
|Genres||Indian classical music|
|Occupation(s)||Musician (Mandolin Maestro)|
|Labels||Real World Records|
|Associated acts||Remember Shakti|
|Website||Mandolin U Shrinivas|
- Sampath, Janani (19 September 2014). "Mandolin U Srinivas, popular Carnatic musician, passes away". The Times of India. Retrieved 19 September 2014.
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