Kavita Krishnamurthy is the female playback singer, who has sung maximum good songs with Kumar Sanu. She is a most versatile singer, who has amazing classical voice and perfectly trained. She is one among the few singers, who has versitality in singing.

She was a gifted singer, who had won medals since her school days and she got trained by her aunt in Rabindra Sangeet too. It was her aunt, who met Hemant Kumar, the music composer and singer, and wanted Hemant Kumar to give Kavita a chance to record a song.

It was then at age of nine, she got an opportunity to record a song with Lata Mangeshkar in Bengali. It was after a gap of many years, when Kavita was in St. Xaviers College in Mumbai for annual day function, Hemant Kumar’s daughter Ranu Mukherjee spotted her and she took her initiative to introduce again the singer Kavita to Hemant Kumar. Hemant was impressed by her grounding in music and gave her a break in live performances. Even noted playback singer Manna Dey acknowledged her versatility as a singer and employed her to sing jingles.

Later on, Hema Malini’s mother Jaya Chakrabarty introduced this singer to the music director Laxmikant Pyarelal and the rest is a history. Her first Hindi film that became popular was for Pyaar Jhukta Nahin composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal, after which offers came pouring and she sang song for 1942-A Love story, Mr India, which made her very popular.

Her number “Hawa Hawaii” in Mr India, is still popular with masses, but before getting a chance in Bollywood, she had also sung for Kannada films too. Kavitha established herself as a leading playback singer in 1990s and had worked with composers like A R Rahman, Annu Malik, Jatin Shah and others.

She married violinist L. Subramaniam. She also did popular devotional and ghazal albums too. For her contribution to Indian film music, she received Padmashri award from Indian government.
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Kanika Kapoor

Kanika Kapoor is a renowned playback signer in India. She is very much appreciated for her continuous efforts to keep her singing memorable and versatile. She is born and brought up in Lucknow. Being a singer by passion, she started her concerts at a very tender age of 12. She also collaborated with All India Radio then and moved along with family, to Mumbai to contribute more into music industry. Though she has been contributing to Indian Music industry consistently, she got a huge applaud in 2014. She sang the Baby Doll song in "Ragini MMS" and gained a huge appreciation from all kinds of audiences in India. This song has become so huge hit that it is awarded as the number one song of the year by Radio Mirchi, for the year 2014. This song also fetched her best female singer award by Stardust. Not only the item numbers but Kanika Kapoor sang for lead ladies as well. "Lovely" in Happy New Year is one of those songs. Again in the year 2015, she gained popularity through the song "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan", from the movie Roy. She also bagged a song from movie Ek Paheli Leela, starring Sunny Leone. While she has seen an accelerated growth in career, she could not be very lucky in the personal front. She got married at a very early age of 18. She is blessed with 3 kids out of this marriage. However, she had to break the marriage and stay divorced. She took part in a North America tour called "SLAM ! The Tour". She performed along with Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. This has been another milestone in her career. In addition she is associated with few of the NGOs who are working for Child welfare and safety. Another Version of this bio.... Kanika Kapoor is an Indian Bollywood singer who rose to stardom with two hottest musical hits “Baby Doll” and “Lovely”. The songs have broken the charts for a long time and won many people hearts mostly youth. She was born in Lucknow. She was married at the age of 18 and shifted to London with her husband. They were married for 12 years. Her first song “Jugni Ji” became a huge success. Her career started blooming with the song “Baby Doll” in the year 2014 for the film Ragini MMS 2, "Lovely" and "Kaylee" for the film Happy New Year(2014), "Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan" for the film Roy (2015), "Desi Look" for Ek Paheli Leela (2015), "Nachan Fare" for All Is Well (2015), "Jugni Peeke Tight Hai" for Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon (2015), "Jab Chaye Tera Jadoo" for Main Aur Charles (2015), "Neendein Khul Jaati Hain" for Hate Story 3 (2015) and "Premika" for the film Dilwale (2015) are some other hit songs.

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Kay Starr

Kay Starr is a prominent American jazz and pop singer. She was born on July 21, 1922, in Dougherty, Oklahoma as Katherine Laverne Starks. She is the daughter of Harry, an Iroquois Indian, and Annie, a mixed American-Indian and Irish heritage. She and her family moved to Dallas, Texas after her father had a job in an Automatical Sprinkler Company. Her aunt Nora got impressed with her singing skills and brought her to WRR, a radio station in Dallas. Initially, she joined a talent competition and took the third spot for one week. Later, she was placed in the first spot for few consecutive weeks. Eventually, Kay had her very own 15-minute show and made $3 per night at the age of 10. They shifted to Memphis, Tennessee after her father changed his job. Kay continued to perform on the radio and sang pop and country music. During that time, she is performing in WMPS, a radio station in Memphis. Her parents changed her name to Kay Starr later on, after receiving a fan mail with her misspelt name. At the age of 15, Kay was selected to sing with Giuseppe "Joe" Venuti’s orchestra. The late musician will perform at the Peabody Hotel and was asked to feature a girl singer. Venuti’s manager, recommends Kay to his boss after hearing her on the radio. Since then, she spent most of her time with Venuti until the year 1942, when his band was dissolved. Prior to this, Kay also had a short stint with Glenn Miller and Bob Crosby in 1939. Miller and Crosby hired her after Marion Hutton, who was their regular singer, got sick. Kay’s first recordings entitled Baby Me and Love with a Capital You didn’t find much success. This is because it doesn’t suit her vocal range since the band has played in a key that is apt for Marrion Hutton. Kay moved to Los Angeles after completing high school. She signed with the band of American jazz trumpeter and singer, Wingy Manone. She also performed with Charlie Barnet from the year 1943 to 1945. Kay later contracted pneumonia, and due to overwork and fatigue, she has nodes on her vocal cords. She became a soloist in the year 1946 and later signed a contract with the record label, Capitol Records. Several female singers signed up with the label, and Kay had difficulties in finding her own niche. During the 50’s, she went back to Dougherty and heard Pee Wee King’s Bonaparte’s Retreat recorded by a fiddler. Kay called Roy Acuff to inform him that she wants to record the song, but it took a while to clear her niche and proved that she is a singer and not a fiddler. Acuff later provided the lyrics and Bonaparte’s Retreat became her breakthrough song. It was also during the mid 50’s when she signed a contract with RCA Victor Records. She recorded The Rock and Roll Waltz that took the number one spot for six weeks on the Billboard singles chart in the year 1956. Since she didn’t find much success with RCA Victor, Kay returned to Capitol in 1959. Many of Kay’s songs have jazz influences. Her biggest hits include Wheel of Fortune (took the number spot for 10-weeks), The Man Upstairs, and Side by Side. Her version of the Christmas song, (Everybody’s Waiting for) The Man with the Bag is also a hit and became popular over the years. Kay later recorded several albums like Movin, Losers, Weepers…, I Cry By Night and Just Plain Country. In 1966, she left Capitol Records for the second time and started touring in the US and the UK for concert venues. She recorded country and jazz albums like Back to the Roots and Count Basie, How About This. She also performed in Tony Bennett’s album entitled Playin’ with My Friends: Bennett Sings the Blues. Kay got married for six times and had one daughter. As of 2016, she continues to perform at the age of 94.

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