As a part of the UK-India Year of Culture 2017, Dr. L Subramaniam was one among several celebrities to have been nominated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The event was hosted by Queen Elizabeth II in Buckingham Palace. Ambi Subramaniam told that my dad Dr L Subramaniam performed and closed the cultural festival of India at UK 2017 Festival with the London Symphony Orchestra and premiered a new symphony called The Bharat Symphony . Dr. L Subramaniam also thanked the Prime Minister for nominating him for the culture event. The UK-India of Culture 2017, which was led by finance minister Arun Jaitley, saw the presence of several dignitaries including Kapil Dev, Kamal Hassan, Manish Malhotra, Suresh Gopi and Gurdas Mann.