Sithara (Singer)

Other names of Sithara (Singer): Sithara Krishnakumar

Sithara Krishnakumar, or as we call her Sithara, is a splendid playback singer. She started off her career in 2007 with her first song ‘PammiPammi’. She got a kick to her profession after winning several musical talent shows like AsianetSapthaSwarangal (2004), Kairali TVGandharvaSangeetham and Jeevan TV Voice. She has now given her voice to over fifty film songs in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada. Her forte is folk and fusion genres of music. Sithara is on a musical roller-costar with a specialty in various styles including Hindustani classical, Carnatic and Gazals. Born in Kozhikode, Kerala, this lady started to sing at the age of as early as four. She was born and brought in the music world as the family was already inclined towards classical art.

She began her career as a classical dancer but eventually turned out to be a playback singer. Sithara firstly was put under the guidance of Sri Ramanattukara Sathish and Pala C.K Ramachandran, who initially trained her in Carnatic classical music. Later on, Sithara decided to take some formal training in Hindustani music under Sri Vijayasenan and UstadFiyaz Khan, which she is still shadowing. She went to St. Paul's Higher Secondary School, Thenhipalam and Calicut University Campus School.

She completed her graduation in English Literature from Farook College, Feroke and went on to pursue her Master's degree in the subject from Calicut University, Kerala.Sithara also has her own musical band Eastraga. Talking about achievements, she won the Kerala State Award for the Best Female Singer (2012) for 'Enundodee' from the film called Celluloid.

She was also nominated for the Best Female Playback Singer Award at Star Vijay Awards and FilmFare Awards South in 2013. She received the Best Female Playback Singer award in Malayalam at South Indian International Movie Awards (SIIMA) in 2014 After her debut with ‘PammiPammiVanne’she gained success with the songs like ‘Vinniloodangingu’, ‘Thanka Thamizh’and many more.

Rajalakshmy  Malayalam Actress

Rajalakshmy

Rajalakshmy is a popular singer in the Malayalam film industry. She made herself popular as a singer in the Malayalam film industry by winning the ‘Kerala State Film Award’ for the position of the best playback singer in the year 2011. Apart from the Malayalam movies, she also gave her voice to the Tamil and Kannada movies also. She was born on 13th of October in Ernakulam. She belonged to the musical family. Her passion for the music was recognized by her mother when she was so young. Her mother’s name was Parvathy. She was an excellent singer of her age. She had done her matriculation from St.Ann’s English Medium Higher Secondary school located in Eloor and also from the Government Girls Higher Secondary School situated in Ernakulam. She had completed her Bachelor’s degree from St.Teresa’s College located in the Ernakulam in the English language. Her spouse is Abhiram Krishnan. They were married on 24th of November in the year 2004. The cute couple was blessed with a son whose name is Aaryan. She has started her career as a singer in the early stage of her life. She had acted in several ‘Ganamela Stages’ of ‘Cochin Kalabhavan’ which is a center for learning and performing arts in Kochi, ‘Tansen music’ which is the Legendary Indian music, as a child artist. She worked along with K.Raghavan master who is a popular music composer in the Malayalam film industry, Raveendran master who is a popular music director from Kollam and also with Johnson who is a popular composer from Thrissur, Vidhyasagar who is an award winning music composer cum singer and also Deepak Dev who is a Malayalam music director and also along with Afzal Yusuf who is the associate of Malayalam music composer Bijibal etc. She became famous among the Malayalam television viewers through the first music competition named ‘Hamsadwany’ which was telecasted in Doordarshan. Jassaie Gift, who is a music director cum playback singer, was the one who had brought her to the Malayalam film industry through the movie ‘Aswaroodan,’ which was directed by Jayaraj. She had visited several countries. She performed along with several popular singers like Padmabhooshan, P.Jayachandran who is a South Indian playback singer from Kerela, S.P.Balasubrahmanyam who is a popular singer cum actor in the Tollywood, S.Janaki who is a popular singer who has recorded almost 40,000 songs, Hariharan who had sung the songs in Tamil and Hindi languages and many more. She received ‘Kerala Film Critics Association Awards’ which is a popular award given as an honor to the artists of Malayalam film industry, in the year 2008. She also received the first ‘Vellinakshathram’ Award in the year 2010 for the song ‘Olichirunne’ from the movie ‘Janakan’.

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Vaikom Vijayalakshmi

Vaikom Vijayalakshmi, is a singer and a musician, specialized in playing a rare and a beautiful instrument, Gayatri Veena. She was born on 7th of October, 1981, with visual impairment. Gifted with a beautiful voice, but she was deprived of the pleasure of seeing the world. And that hasn't stopped her ever from reaching high and chasing her dreams. She won special jury mention for her very first song Katte Katte for the movie Celluloid. She learned about 100 ragas in just a year, all by herself from listening to them, and started making her compositions. Though all the great musicians of all times have said music requires having training from a knowledgeable teacher. But this lady, surprised everyone with her talent and lust for learning, all by herself by getting better and better. Within ten years, she had performed over 400 stages in Chennai, Madurai, Tanjore, Coimbatore and many major cities all over the country. She also played and sung in many temple festivals. But that wasn't enough to get her going, so she started her career in movies. She has sung in over 20 movies and has grabbed a handful of awards for them. She even acted and appeared in a movie called Ezhu Deshangalkkum Akale. And not just Malayalam, she even sang in some Tamil movies as well. Her wish is to be able to see at least once in her lifetime. She's been looking for ways to have operated and installed with Bionic Eyes. After that, she hopes to live a peaceful and settled life. Awards: Kerala State Film Award (Special Jury Mention) in 2001, for the song Katte Katte from Celluloid, Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer (2013) for song Ottakku Padunna from Nadan. Filmfare Award for the Best Female Playback Singer – Malayalam (2014) for song Ottakku Padunna fromNadan. Mirchi Music Awards (South) for Upcoming Female Vocalist Of The Year (2014) for song Ottakku Padunna from Nadan. Jaycey Film Awards for Best Singer (2014) for song Ottakku Padunna from Nadan. Eenam Swaralaya Awards for song of the year (2014) for song Ottakku Padunna from Nadan. C.M.K.A. Malayalam Film Awards for Best Female Singer in 2014.

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