Koushik Aithal is a professional playback singer and vocalist. He has sung many south Indian songs. He is a very prominent Hindustani vocalist who is based in Bengaluru, Karnataka. He was trained in music by Pandit Parameshwar Hedge of Kirana Gharana. Koushik Aithal is specialized in Hindustani classical music. In his early childhood, Koushik Aithal was sent to learn classical music from his parents. Only after few years into adolescence, he was kept under the guidance of Shri Humayun Harlapur to excel in Hindustani classical music for many years. Koushik Aithal was born in a small town called Tirthahalli. Because of his talent and dedication to classical music, it was felt right for Koushik Aithal to move to Bengaluru. He did his undergraduate studies in business management at Bengaluru.

It was only after this initial training that he was accepted by Pt Parameshwar Hedge. Pt Parameshwar Hedge was a former student of the Late Padmabhushan Pt. Basavaraj Rajguru, and he is a leading exponent of Gwalior, Patiala Gharanas, and Kirana. He nurtured and tuned Koushik Aithal in the form of music called Khayal Gayaki and paved him a way for being one of the most promising artists. Koushik Aithal began to create a niche for himself in this field with his distinct style. One can also notice certain traits of his Guru while Koushik Aithal performs. Koushik Aithal is best known for his renditions of Bhajan. Khayal, Natyageet and Marathi Abhang. Koushik Aithal has received many honors, awards, and scholarships for his works. The Government of India provided a scholarship for him for his achievements.

He also received the Promising Artist Award in the year 2006 by the ITC Sangeet Research Academy. Koushik Aithal has participated in the competition conducted by All India Radio and won the first prize in national level Hindustani Music beating his peers and masters. He is a graded artist of premier national broadcasting companies like All India Radio and Doordarshan. Koushik Aithal also won the Jadubhatta Puraskar award by the Salt Lake Cultural Academy in Kolkata. He has performed in many live concerts all over India in cities like Jaipur, Delhi, Mumbai, Bhopal, Chandigarh, Chennai, Agra and many more. He has performed in famed stages like NCPA in Mumbai, Devnandan Ubhayakar Yuva Sangeet Utsav located in Bengaluru, Malhaar Utsav located at the Bharatiya Sangeet Vidyalaya, etc. His debut album in classical music was Aarohi which was released in the year 2010. He also conducts many workshops in Bengaluru. Koushik Aithal has also lent his voice for many regional dance recitals.

Vani Harikrishna Kannada Actress

Vani Harikrishna

Vani Harikrishna is Kannada playback singer, Vani won few awards from South Indian Film Industry for her works. Vani born in Bangalore. Harikrishna narrated several songs and had sung them. Vani composed songs before starting her career as a singer. Vani received a state reward from Kannada for singing the song Madhuvana Karedare from the cinema Inthi Nina Preethiya. Vani created a fame as screenplay director through the movie Loosegalu released in the year 2013. Vani started her career as a singer and composer in the year 2008 and active till now by releasing her albums in songs or cinemas. Vani belongs to a family of musicians. Harikrishna grandfather was a famous singer in Kannada Industry and even known as a composer. Vani grandfather name is G.K.Venkatesh. About her personal life, Vani married to a musical composer V.Harikrishna. The couple had a child Aditya. Vani musical works recognized from the year 2008. Vani directed three films as a music director and those appear in the same year 2013, names of the movies are Loosegalu, Meenakshi, Ring Road Shubha. Vani nominated approximately for seven awards out of those she received six awards for her works. Since childhood, Vani is interested in the singing field, and that had influenced her to compose and direct songs. She credited with many awards in a short span. Vani recognized as the granddaughter for one of the popular music director and also the wife of number one musician, there is a tough competition between vani and his husband sometimes even in the house. Vani son Aditya is a singer who is nearly ten years old. Her son recently had sung a song in Snehitharu Cinema. Aditya is educating at RNS School, 7th Standard. Vani is a devotional song lyricist, in fact, she takes some tips from her son during her composition but not from her top ranking husband. Because even Mr. Harikrishna listens to his son first and does everything after his son acceptance. They listened to their son for the tips about directing the music. Vani always feels proud to narrate songs, Vani interests in composing started from the Film Loosegalu, She used to say that Loosegalu team inspired her to create new songs. Vani composed melody songs. Vani received a reward Suvarna Award as Best Female Singer for the movie Addhuri in the year 2011. In 2012 Vani credited the same award for the Cinema Addhuri. Vani is honored by South Indian International Screenplay awards twice.

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Supriya Lohith

Supriya Lohith is an Indian playback singer who has captivated the audience with her mellifluous voice in soundtracks for more than fifty movies over the past decade. Her eloquence in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, and Tulu has made her an eminent figure in the south Indian music industry. Born in Bangalore, Karnataka, she began singing on stage at local events from a tender age of six. She trained her vocals in Carnatic music under her guidance of her grandfather, Vidwan Munivenkatappa, and mastered light music from teachings of the playback singer, Manjula Gururaj. She was the winner of the second season of Zee Kannada’s singing competition “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” (1995) and the first season of “Voice of Bangalore” (2006), which laid the cornerstone for her career. In 2008, she recorded her debut song ‘Hoovantha Preethi,’ featuring the maestro Hariharan, for R. Chandru’s romantic drama “Taj Mahal.” The song topped the Kannada music charts and quickly elevated Supriya to fame. It was the first of her numerous super hits to come, which include ‘Malavalli,’ ‘Hello Hello,’ ‘Love Patient,’ ‘Bhetiyada Ee Ghalige,’ ‘Baa Baa Re Cheluve,’ ‘Munjane Manjagu,’ ‘Strawberry Kenneya,’ ‘Nakshatra,’ ‘Mella Kai Hididu,’ and ‘Tarikere Yerimele.’ Supriya was felicitated with the 2015 Voice of the Year award by Chitra Santhe. IIFA Utsavam nominated her in the best female playback singer category for two consecutive years for ‘Taramayya’ from “Aatagara” (2015) and ‘Marula’ from “Run Antony” (2016). In 2018, she gave voice to ‘Nee Nanna Olavu’ from Suni’s rom-com “Chamak” (2018), featuring Ganesh and Rashmika Mandanna. The song pervaded the south, deeply moving its listeners and brought Supriya several laurels including the Kannada International Music Award for best female playback singer. She was also nominated for the same at the 2018 events of Filmfare Awards, Mirchi Music Awards (South) and South Indian International Movie Awards. Her popularity is not confined to the nation; she has performed at innumerable concerts globally and even bagged the first prize at the Breakout Festival in Australia. In her most recent collaboration with Sathya Prakash, she sang ‘Vela Mulla Sollula’ under the direction of Amit Trivedi for Ramesh Aravind’s upcoming Tamil comedy “Paris Paris.

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Supriya Lohith Kannada Actress