Ayyangar was recognized by the Limca Book of Records and Ripley"s Believe lieutenant or Not for his ability to play all United Nations recognized national anthems. In 2003, he appeared on National Broadcasting Company"s America"s Most Talented Kid, performing Fur Elise and the theme song to Star Wars. He is also the youngest Goodwill Ambassador for Empower the Children.
In 2004, he performed at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia and The War Memorial Auditorium in Trenton.
Later that year, he was featured on Animal Planet"s Most Extreme: Tough Babies. In 2005, he performed during halftime at a New York Knicks basketball game.
Ayyangar was inducted into The Kids Hall of Fame at age 6. Boy, 3, gives first piano recital at Old Bridge library: Suburban News
Concerto at 4: India Abroad
Young pianist featured at festival: Tri-Town News
What Were You Playing at Age 5? Probably Not a Bach Minuet in G: The Reporter, Four Corners, Florida
Fame child"s play for Arjun:The India Abroad.