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 Manjula Gururaj is a veteran Indian background sin >> Read More... Manjula Gururaj . She was the winner of the second season of Zee Kannada’s singing competition “ Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Story Coming Soon... >> Read More... 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 Click to look into! >> Read More... 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 Click to look into! >> Read More... Aatagara ” (2015) and ‘Marula’ from “ Run Antony Click to look into! >> Read More... Run Antony ” (2016). In 2018, she gave voice to ‘Nee Nanna Olavu’ from Suni’s rom-com “ Chamak Click to look into! >> Read More... 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 Sathya Prakash is a popular south Indian villain a >> Read More... Sathya Prakash , she sang ‘Vela Mulla Sollula’ under the direction of Amit Trivedi Amit Rivedi is a phenomenal musician of the Bollyw >> Read More... Amit Trivedi for Ramesh Aravind’s upcoming Tamil comedy “ Paris Paris Click to look into! >> Read More... Paris Paris .

Koushik Aithal Kannada Actor

Koushik Aithal

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.

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Hemanth Kumar

Hemanth Kumar is an Indian playback singer, popular amongst the regional audience for his work on the soundtracks of movies like Kismath (2018), Jaggu Dada (2016), Mr. Airavata (2015), DK (2015), Raja Huli (2013), etc. Mostly known for his major involvement in the music albums of Sandalwood movies and singles in the Kannada language, he has been working in the film industry as a playback singer for more than twenty-one years now. Born in Bangalore as ‘Hemanth Subramanya’ to Sri Subramanya Sastry and Smt. Rathna Sastry, a classical singer, he started learning music at the age of four. He always accompanied his mother in Carnatic performances and classical shows. For him, his first Guru has always been his mother. He also has a sister named Chetana Krishna. Starting out with his career, he trained under the likes of Vidwan Sri R.K. Srikantan, Vidwan Sri R.S. Ramakanth, Dr. Nagavalli Nagaraj, and Sri H.K. Narayana for more than ten years. During the preliminary stages of his music career, Hemanth worked as an assistant to the renowned music director Dr. Hamsalekha, who introduced him to the Kannada cinema. In 1998, Hemanth made his first notable contribution on the silver screen with the film Mr. Putsami, for which he was involved in two tracks, namely Baa Baa Baa Baare and Yaaravalu Yaaravalu. Over the years, Hemanth has been a part of several reality TV shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs, Gunagaana, Kuhu Kuhu, etc. Considering the talent and quality that Hemanth showcases, it isn’t really surprising that he has won quite a few major awards throughout his career. In 2007, he won the Karnataka State Film Award for the Best Male Playback Singer, Filmfare Award, and the Karnataka Chitra Rasikara Sangha Award for musical prospects like Janapada, Kallaralli Hoovaagi, and Mungaru Male.

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Hemanth Kumar Kannada Actor