Lalitha Vijayakumar is a playback singer in Tamil industry, who is from Trichy. She has sung the popular song Vaadi Rasathee from the movie 36 Vayathinile. Lalitha is a music teacher too. Lalitha Vijayakumar has come from the background of the doctors. Her father is a Siddha Doctor. Lalitha has seven siblings, four brothers and three sisters; and all of them learnt music at their young age. She says that her music journey started from her seventh standard. She started to learn Carnatic music at the age of 14. She completed her PUC and joined her graduation course of Music in Thiruvayyaru College of Music. She proudly says that, she was the music student of the college, which was started during the time of the Saraboji king’s rule.

The music college, which Lalitha Vijayakumar studied was affiliated to the University of Madras. There she was taught the Sangeetha Siromani, a four year course. After completing her course in 1979, she got a job as a music teacher in Aalangudi Girls Higher Secondary School. This was the school in which she continuously worked for 16 years. After that, she got transferred in Keeranur. She proudly admits that she works as a music teacher for nearly 36 years. Lalitha Vijayakumar’s son Pradeep Kumar is also a playback singer. Her daughter in law Kalyani is also a playback singer and she has sung in the movies like Thavamai Thavamirundhu. Her son Pradeep has sung the hit song, Aagayam Thee Pidicha in the film Madras. Lalitha says her husband Vijaya Kumar is a big boost for her. Vijaya Kumar worked as a Police Inspector. He has arranged lots of stage shows for his wife and son.

Music director Santosh Narayanan gave her the music chance in the film 36 Vayathinile. Her favorite raga is Kara Kara Priya. Lalitha has sung in temples and in wedding functions too.

Megha Tamil Actress

Megha

Megha has a birth name of ‘Hirani Ramachandran’, born on 18th March 1987, who turned 28 this year. She is a Tamil playback singer singing predominantly in Tamil, Telegu, Malayalam and Kannada. She is also a co-founder of School of Excellence that offers NLP programs and models. She is the great-granddaughter of Papanasam Sivan, who was a Carnatic composer; daughter of S. Ramachandran and Gowri Ramachandran. She was born in Chennai but did most of her schooling from Bangalore. While doing masters, she persuaded signing in 2007 as she completed her grade 8 in western classical music from Trinity College, London. Her first debut performance in the south film industry was in film Naan Avanillai where she was introduced by Vijay Anthony; she has also worked with various music directors including A.R Rehman. But this is not the only point where she has limited her learning, she showed a great deal of interest in learning neuro-linguistic programming technique, and she learned it from John Grinder and Richard Bandler. She performed various concerts, star nights and she is actively performing with the Madras Music Association in western classical concerts in Chennai. She was awarded Kannadasan Award by Ajanta Fine Arts and was also nominated for Vijay Music Award for best song of the masses – Singham singham from Singham. “I wanted to make my mark,” she says. “I love working with Rehman as I collaborated with him in Ghajini, I grew up listening to him, it is a very great opportunity for me,” the young singer says proudly. She takes time and provides NLP session providing therapy to those who are suffering from depression and benefited many. She takes her time to help those in need while creating music from her heart and her voice as she says her greatest assets are her NLP skills and her voice.

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M. Balamuralikrishna

Bala Murali Krishna is the popular Carnatic Vocalist and the renowned Playback singer in Indian cinema. He was born in the year 1930 in East Godavari district in Andhra Pradesh as Murali Krishna. As his father was a popular musician, Murali Krishna learnt to play the musical instruments at his young age. At the young age of eight, child Murali Krishna vocalized the Thyagaraja Keerthanas in a big concert. By seeing his amazing talent, the popular Harikatha master Musunuri Suryanarayana Murty Bhagavatar, prefixed Bala to Murali Krishna.At the age of 15, he became the master of all the Melakarta 72 ragas. Apart from singing the Carnatic songs, he plays Violin, Kanjira and Mridhangam. This legend has performed more than twenty five thousand concerts in India and abroad. He had composed more than 400 songs in Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit and Kannada. He has acted in a few movies and his career first movie was Bhaktha Prahalada, which got released in the year 1967. He rendered his voice to popular actors in playback singing.His topmost songs in Tamil are Oru Naal Podhuma from the movie Thiruvilayadal for the veteran actor T. S. Balaiya and Chinna Kannan Azhaikkiran from the movie Kavikuyil for actor Sivakumar. His latest playback singing in the films is Anbalae Azhagagum Veedu from the Tamil movie Pasanga. Bala Murali Krishna has sung in many Malayalam, Kannada and Telugu films too. In the year 1976, he was awarded as the Best Singer with the National Award for the Kannada film Hamsageethe. In 1987, he was provided with the National Award as the Best Music Director for the movie Madhavacharya. In the same year he was awarded as the Best Playback singer for the movie Swathi Thirunaal, by the Kerala State Government.This living music legend is honored with Honorary Doctorate and the civilian honors such as Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibushan and Padma Shri.

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M. Balamuralikrishna Tamil Actor