Shoba Chandrasekhar has worked in the film industry as a playback singer. She has also served the industry in the form of a director, writer, and producer. Shoba had also got interested in Carnatic singing. She has her originations in Tamil Nadu. Shoba was born to Mrs. Lalitha and Mr. S.S. Neelakantan. Along with Shoba, Mrs. Lalitha has also mothered Sunder, Surender, and Sheela. Shoba got married to a director, writer, and producer in the film industry, S.A. Chandrasekhar. Shoba has delivered a son, who is a famous Kollywood actor, named ' Vijay As they always say, "it runs in the blood", the sa >> Read More... '. Vijay had made his debut in the industry with his father’s film, Naalaya Theerpu. Shoba also mothered a daughter, Vidhya, who expired after two years of her birth.
Shoba, who is very energetic about singing, received her musical training from Shri Meenakshi Sundaram. After that, she got herself enrolled in the Tamil Nadu Government music college, where she got professionals, Vidwan Shri T.M Thiagarajan, to give her lessons. She was fortunate enough to receive Veena classes from skilled Smt. Kalpakam Swaminathan, a vainika of Carnatic music, at her college. She also gained training in oral Carnatic music from Smt. Brinda Thiagarajan, the female child of Shri Maharajapuram Santhanam.
Shoba started off her career in singing with light music, which gradually moved up to singing on-screen for various movies. She assisted her husband in making movies, where she used to write stories, which were then directed and produced by her better half. Soon she stepped into direction and production, where she began to direct and produce her well-written stories. As a singer, she even conducted a few music concerts and later also released an album, Anaimuganum Arumuganam, where she even describes her journey in establishing her career. Shoba made her debut on TV in April 2003, it was a classical program, Samarpanam, which was cast on the screens of Vijay TV. While her first stage performance was at Vadapani Murugan Temple, at the age of 10. Her first live musical performance had been hosted by Maharajapuram Santhanam Trust, and the first song which she had sung was “Maharaja Oru Maharani...” in Iru Malargal Iru Malargal is a Tamil language TV show. The TV s >> Read More... . She almost contributed in all the movies her husband directed or produced, with her singing. In her career, as a producer, she produced about ten films and wrote the storyline for about fifty films. Besides, she directed two movies, in which she had been served by Mr. Chandrasekhar and ' Shankar Bio coming soon... >> Read More... ', those were- 'Nanbargal' and 'Innisai Mazhai'. Lalithamjali Fine Arts was formed after the name of her mother, where she gave numerous performances along with her siblings Surender, Sundar, and Sheela.
Esthel hotels and resorts awarded her with a Mrs. Chennai Lifetime Achievement Award, for her unstinting activities in Chennai. By the order of the respective Chief Minister, Jayalalitha, she was also elected as the Artistic Heritage Consultant.
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