Birthday: 21-01-1981
Age: 38
Star sign: Aquarius

Charulatha Mani is a renowned playback and Carnatic singer. She was born on January 21, 1981, in Madras, Tamil Nadu in India. At the age of 18, she is already doing Carnatic concerts. Charulatha also performed in many television shows and radio programs in and outside the country. She has crooned songs and had several CD and DVD albums. Aside from that, she also acted on television, particularly on Jaya TV’s Isai Payanam. Hemlatha is a popular playback singer who had become one of the most prominent musicians in both India and abroad. She had received enormous praises from different countries for her melodious, rich, and beautiful inner voice.

She learned music from her mother, Hemalatha Mani, who is a Veena artist and was later trained under the guidance of Sri Sandhyavananam Srinivasa Rao and K.S.Krishnamurthy. She used to perform around the world and has earned several prestigious awards such as Bharat Kalachar’s Yuva Kala Bharati, Narada Gana Sabha’s M S Subbulakshmi Endowment Award, Isai Kurasil, and Krishna Gana Sabha’s Best Ragam Tanam Pallavi Award. Charulatha earned fame in Isai Panayam; her connection with the audiences made her home videos a must in every home of music lovers.

In the show, she presented Ragas in both film and classical music as she releases the melodious feel and Ragas’ intuitive beauty. Charulatha had toured many places like Australia, Singapore, United States, etc. She had given major programs on Carnatic music all over the globe, and she was awarded several prestigious awards from the year 2002 up to 2009. She is also a scholarship recipient of the Government of Tamil Nadu and the Government of India for learning and performing advanced music. She pursued her playback singing career and entered the film industry. She sang for films like Maattrraan (2012), Velayudham (2011), Oru Koodai Mutham (2010), Veluthu Kattu (2010), Vettaikaaran (2009), Buddhivantha (2008), Naan Avanillai (2007), and much more.

Devan Ekambaram Tamil Actor

Devan Ekambaram

Devan is a famous singer, actor, and film composer, who has acted in American and Indian movies. Devan had released his songs first in the Tamil language and later he spread through various South Indian films like Kannada, Telugu, etc. Devan was born on 25th December in New Jersey, Freehold Township. Besides singing Devan is also a famous guitarist. Approximately till now, Devan has sung over 500 songs in different languages. It is very appreciable to sing that many songs when compared to his age, and it is the biggest achievement for him. Devan had completed his schooling from Freehold Township High School located in New Jersey, and later he pursued his graduation at the University of Illinois in the field of electrical engineering. Devan had started his career from 1999 and is active till now. His latest song is “Machi Machi” for the album ‘Idhu Enna Maayam’ released in the year 2015. Devan played a role of an artist in Tamil films and also dubbed for some characters. Devan’s career as a singer started with an unexpected call from one of the assistants of A.R.Rahman. Then he went to the recording studio and had sung a song “O Mariah” along with ‘Yugendran’ for the film ‘Kadhalar Dhinam.’ Later, that song had received an enormous response, and it became one of the hit albums. Along with the song’s success, he got many offers from the different music directors. There on he started his successful career as a singer. Devan’s second song was ‘Ore Nyabagam’ from the movie ‘Minnale’ which was released in the year 2001. His second song also got an enormous response among people; after that, he had got many chances for different songs in various languages. Devan had sung many songs in Tamil and Telugu languages under famous music directors like ‘Illayaraja’, ‘Deva’, ‘Karthik Raja’, etc. All songs which he had sung have given a good reputation to him and a glorious career to him. Devan has sung two different remix genres of a song which is known as “Jack Swing Mix” and got a massive response. In 2010 he was the music director for the film ‘Bale Pandiya’, and it was the first album without any co-singers, which got a mixed response. Devan had sung many albums in the Tamil language. He also acted in few of the Tamil movies, and in every field he had got a colossal praise from the audience.

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Srimathumitha

Srimathumitha was born on 21st March in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. Her father O.S. Mani is a retired chief engineer from the merchant navy and her mother Hemlata Mani is an exceptional Veena player. Her sister Charulata Mani is a famous Carnatic playback singer. Sri did her schooling in Hindu senior secondary school and high schooling at Vidhyashram high school. She completed her BCA from Meena Muthaiah College. Sri is currently pursuing her MA in Yoga for Human Excellence in Madras University. She plays the violin and has taken piano lessons till 3rd grade. She’s married to a Chennai based software engineer Ashwin Vishwanathan. Since she was born in a family of musicians she also underwent shikshai for several years under the guidance of Smt. Savitri Satyamurthy. She’s apparently taking advanced lessons from Sri Seetharam Sharma. Her devotional inclination and her admiration of M.S. Subbulakshmiled to her bringing out her first single “Prodigy series hits of M.S. Subbulakshmi”. The CD came out when she was just 14. She also has a strong sense of patriotism and this led to her releasing Vande Mataram, an album which contained songs in 14 languages. Due to an avid interest in the Sanskrit shlokas she has sung many of them and this has led to HMV releasing her new collection called Hare Krishna. She performed in a concert recently at Kamarjar Arangam, Teynampet, Chennai. The concert was organized by Lakshman Shruthi Musical in association with Vijay T.V. The concert grandeur was titled – Chennaiyil Thiruvaiyaaru. Another concert by her was ISKON Chennai between 2010 - 11 when she performed at Bhartiya Vidhya Bhavan's main auditorium. The concert was titled ‘Krishna Vatra’. The auditorium was over packed much more than it’s capacity. In 2003 she was introduced to playback singing by Harris Jayaraj; she has worked on various song by Harris Jayaraj ever since. She started as a playback singer for Cinema following the super duper hit song “Mudhal Mudhalai” from the movie Lesa Lesa. The song was a duet and the music director was Harris Jayaraj. She completed recording for the song in 20 minutes. Sometime later she was spotted by Director Bala; singing in a harmony he asked her to sing an entire song. This resulted in her singing the song “Kanaa Kaanum Kalangal”. The song is from the movie ‘7G Rainbow Colony’ which won her the first ever singer award from Variety Cine Directory. She also won a VGP award for the same song. From the years 2003-07 she went by the name M. Madhumita and sang under the same name. However from 2007 – present, it seems that she’s been singing under the name Srimathumitha. As a child she sang in harmony for A. R. Rahman in movies like Dil Se, ‘Lagaan’, ‘Sangamam’, Jana Gana Mana etc. She sings mainly in Tamil but has also sang songs in – Telugu, Kannada and Hindi. She has featured in two songs from the film Slumdog Millionaire. The music was composed A.R. Rahman (the film won an Oscar too). She is a winner of best voice of 2002, all India best ghazal contest where she was judged by – Yash Chopra and Uttam Singh among others. She has won CCRT scholarship among other things.

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