T.V.Rathinam birth name was Tenkasi Vallinayagam Rathinam. She was born in 1930 origin at Tenkasi, Madras Presidency, India. Tenkasi is in the Tirunelveli district of Tamil Nadu, which was considered as one of the largest municipalities, and which is located in Western Ghats, India. The Madras Presidency which is also known as ‘Madras Province’ includes many states of India, in which the Tamil Nadu is one of them, and it had its capital as Madras in winter. British India was the administrative unit of the territories of India. She is very well known for her songs in the Tamil language . By occupation, she is a Tamil singer. She sings as a playback singer and also composes Indian classical music.

She started singing at the age of 7, under her guru ‘Ramalinga Zachary.’ Later, she continued her training under Ramnad Krishnan and Chembai Vaidyanatha Bhagavatar. During her child age, she became a drama and a film artist. When she was 10, she acted in many acts like Bhakta Chatham, Kannagi which was for Madras United Artistes and Jupiter Pictures. Later, she moved to Tamil Film Industry. She became popular by working with many famous music directors of that era. She became famous in the 1940s and 1950s with her songs, which were in Miss Malini (1947) made by the Gemini Studios. She used to sing a variety of challenging songs. She gave her first concert in Sri Lanka . G.Ramanathan had chosen her to pair him as a female singer. Through a rare chance, she sang in Ponmudi by Modern Theatres.

She sang for many music composers like S.Rajeshwara Rao, C.S.Jayaraman, T.R.Pappa and much more. She also sang for a Hindi film music director O.P.Nayyar . As a playback singer, she sang not only solo songs ,but also duets with T.A.Mothi, G.Ramanathan, K.R.Ramaswamy and many others. She also sang duets with female playback singers like P.Leela, G.Kasthoori, P.Suseela, and many others. There are many films in which she sang songs. Most of her songs were in the movies which released during the 1940s and 1950s. That is the reason she became more famous during that period. Most of the songs were in the Tamil language. She also sang in Kannada, Malayalam languages. Some of the Tamil films are Miss Malini (1947), Vedhala Ulagam (1949), and much more. She also sang in Malayalam film Avar Unarunnu (1956) and also in Kannada film Mandala Thedi (1955). Her passion towards singing and music was depicted by her work.

AP Komala Tamil Actress

AP Komala

Arkadu Parthasarathy Komala (A.P. Komala) is a playback singer and vocal instrument player from South India. She was born on 28 August in the year 1934. Komala worked in South Indian Film Industry from 1949 to 1973. She has sung songs for various Malayalam, Telugu, and Kannada movies. Her three most hit songs are Chandanapallakkil Veedukaanaan Vanna, Velukkumbo Kulikkuvan Kuttikkuppayam, and Sarkkara Panthalil Thenmazha Choriyum (sung by KPAC Sulochana in the theatre). Komala has worked under many music composers such as G. Ramanathan, K.V. Mahadevan, C.R. Subburaman, S.V. Venkataraman, Vishwanathan-Ramamoorthy, M.S. Viswanathan, S.M. Subbaiah Naidu, and G. Govindarajulu Naidu etc. She sang duets with many male and female artists such as A.L. Raghavan, G.K. Venkatesh, P.B. sreenivas, K.J. Yesudas, Pithapuram Nageswara Rao, C.S. Jayaraman, P. Leela, K. Jamuna Rani, N.L. Ganasaraswathi, T.V. Rathinam, and S. Varalakshmi, etc. A.P. Komala is one of the most versatile South Indian singers. Her duets are mostly famous with Seerkazhi Govindarajan, T.M. Soundrarajan, P. Leela, and K. Jamuna Rani. Komala has worked as a playback singer for many films. Some such movies are “Thaai Nadu (1947),” “Raksha Rekha (1949),” “Velaikaari (1949),” “Manthiri Kumari (1950),” “Lakshmamma (1950),” “Kalavathi (1951),” “Priyasakhi (1952),” “Aathmasanthi (1952),” “Anbu (1953),” “Jenova (1953),” “Chandraharam (1954),” “Doctor Savithri (1955),” “Vijaya Gauri (1955),” “Bhale Ramudu (1956),” “Alavudheenum Arputha Villakum (1957),” “Annaiyin Aanai (1958),” “Athisaya Penn (1959),” “Bhatti Vikramathithan (1960),” “Christmas Rathri (1961),” “Laila Majnu (1962),” “Aapta Mitrulu (1963),” “Sri Satyanarayana Mahathyam (1964),” “Porter Kunjali (1965),” “Rangula Ratnam (1966),” “Rahasyam (1967),” “Dial 2244 (1968),” “Magizhampoo (1969),” “Thaniniram (1973),” and “Daari Tappida Maga (1975),” etc.

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Mohammed Aslam

Mohammed Aslam, a playback singer from the Peninsular India, started his career in the year 1994. Aslam started singing when he was 6 years old. He took up singing as his profession at a very early age of 13. Though the singer started his career in the Tamil industry with a song Naan Uravukaran in the Sarath Kumar starrer Naattamai, it did not take much of his effort to get acclaimed in the Bollywood. He started working with A.R. Raman in the year 2006 and did his debut in the movie “Rang De Basanti” with songs like, “Khal-Bali” and “Pathshala” .Later in 2008, in the movie “Jodha Akbar”, he featured his voice for song “Azeem-O-Shaan-Sahhenshah”. In the same year Aslam sensationalised the entire nation with his famous song “Pappu can’t dance sala” from the movie “Jaane tu ya Jaane na”. Apart from Bollywood, Aslam continued working with Rahman in other Tamil films like “Sillunu Oru Kaadhal”, “Varalaru” and “Azhakiya Tamizh Magan . He was also a part of Raman’s world tour. Aslam also lends his voice for renowned music directors like S.A Rajkumar and Vidyasagar in Tamil and Telugu as well. Aslam from the very beginning of his career has made himself prone to all cultural exposures. His voice does not seem to be limited by any social or geographical paradigm. The versatility of Aslam is not restricted within India by any means. He has performed in the Persian Gulf beyond India. Apart from all the play back singing, Aslam has more than 2000 stage shows to his credit. “Aslam Nite” was the most known stage performance of his, which he completely dedicated to the music legend Mohammed Raffi. Some of the notable performances of Aslam include that of the tribute concert for legendary Raffi that was held thirty years after the death of the personae. The concert left its entire audience dumbstruck as Aslam in companionship with Anil Baja restored the glory of the evening by creating an atmosphere that once again fathomed the undying fame of the legend. The evening was marked by songs like, “Ehsaan Tera Hoga”, “Tujhe Kitna Pyar”, “Gun Guna Rahe Hai” and the most pepping of all songs, “Madhuban Mein Radhika Nachere”. The protean singer, however, got involved in indulgence for a couple or more years but later did a flaunting come back in the year 2015 in Tamil and for the first time has sung some of the genres usually known as “Gaana number”.

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Mohammed Aslam Tamil Actor