DKP was giving a concert at Ettayapuram, Tamilnadu. It being the birthplace of Mahakavi Subramania Bharathiar, she dedicated the concert to him by singing a variety of his compositions. This was years after he passed away. As she was singing, she saw a woman in the audience in tears, absorbed in the music.
After the concert, she told DKP, “Mahakavi’s soul will now rest in peace. You brought the exact feelings and depth with which he sang; You have brought out the emotions or bhavam of the context in which it was sung, so beautifully”. She left the place, leaving DKP in tears,as DKP came to know that the lady was none other than the wife of Mahakavi, Smt. Chellamma.