Mathangi

Other names of Mathangi: Mathangi Jagdish

Mathangi Rajshekar Jagdish is a playback singer from India, who sang the song X Machi in the blockbuster film, Ghajini. She completed her schooling in the capital city of India, Delhi, and pursued her graduation in Bangalore. Mathangi got the first chance to perform her first solo song for the movie, choklet. Her first duet was also from the same movie. So far Mathangi has sung in more than 15 languages, and this is due to her versatile upbringing and ability to speak different Indian languages like Tamil, Bengali, and Hindi, etc.

In the year 2011, Mathangi was a part of the show, Coke Studio, which gets aired on the popular channel, MTV, where she elegantly sang few parts of Tu Hai Yahaan, “Khilte Hain Gul Yahan” and Thyagaraaja Kriti Brovabharama. This fusion song of Mathangi was featured in the initial episode of Coke Studio. She was also a part of the live MTv Coke Studio. In the last ten years, she had the privilege to work with popular personalities like Devi Shri Prasad, Illayaraja, Yuvan Shankar Raja, S A Rajkumar, Ramesh Vinayakam, Harris Jayaraj, Dheena, D Imman, and A R Rahman.

Apart from singing, Mathangi has also hosted and judged many South Indian Music Shows like Sangeetha Mahayuddham and Super Singer. Also, to this, she was also a host on Tanishq Swarna Sangeetham, a Carnatic Music Show. Mathanga sang seven songs in Music Mojo. She loves to travel abroad and India. Mathanga says that it’s her love for traveling that helps her in relating to different people from various backgrounds. Her husband is a vice president of a multinational bank. Mathangi has a keen interest in watching sports and cooking. She loves Mexican, Lebanese and Thai cuisine the most. Mathangi loves cooking a variety of dishes for her family members. Apart from this, she also likes collaborating with designers for different shows.

P Susheela  Tamil Actress

P Susheela

P. Susheela is a well-known playback singer in South Indian film industry, who has received five National awards for the talent she posses. P. Sheela was born on 13th November 1935. She has been associated with the film industry for over six decades now. She is a legendary artist who has the purest form of vocal strength, with great syllabic pronunciations. She is mainly noted for her honey like sweet voice; that can speak fluently and deliver the word or the lyrics sung so distinctly and clearly. Sheela, from her childhood, discovered itself the talent she has and the passion she feels for it. Thus, she went for classical music training and perfected her skill. She was seen to sing for AIR (All India Radio). And it was from here that she got the opportunity to sing as playback for films. She can sing fluently for Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. She did her debut in Tamil, for the film “Petra Thai”, which was released on 1952. She also sang for the Telugu remake of the movie “Kanna Talli”. Both songs that she sung for the films were highly noted and accepted by the general public. The recognition and acceptance and love are given by her listeners helped her give confidence and grow even more. She has sung countless songs in various languages. The thousands of songs she sang all possess the unique life that only P. Sheela can give. The number of awards that she has received would equal to or add up to be more than the number of songs that she has sung. Out them, she has won several national awards and State awards. Many organizations have also endowed upon her the Life Time Achievement award. She was also elected by the Government of India to be the recipient of the Bharat Ratna award, which is the highest ranking award.

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Vasundhara Das

Vasundhara Das is better known as Shakalaka Baby in celluloid. She made the audience dance to her tune by her song ‘Shakalaka Baby’ which she had sung for music composer A R Rahman for Shankar’s film ‘Mudhalvan.' The song was featured on actress Sushmita Sen in the film. For this item song, she even got her first Filmfare award as a playback singer. But she is also a gifted Indian actress who made her debut in a Tamil film ‘Hey Ram’ opposite Kamal Haasan where she played the role of Mythili Iyengar as a wife of Kamal Haasan. For an actress to get a chance of debut role in Kamal Haasan’s film itself is a milestone in any actress career. But that was not everything for this actress. She got her biggest break in international filmmaker Mira Nair’s project ‘Monsoon Wedding’. In this film, she played a daughter to Naseeruddin Shah, who wanted to arrange a chaotic and expensive wedding for her daughter with Pravin Dabas. The film fetched her lot of critical acclaim. Later, she appeared with Ajith Kumar in a Tamil film ‘Citizen’ which was a commercial success. The film also had Meena and Nagma playing supporting roles. In 2004, she acted in a Malayalam movie ‘Vajram’ where she played the role of actress Gemini, who is the wife of actor Babu Antony in the screen. The film gave her an opportunity to act with Malayalam superstar Mammootty. Consequently, she even acted in a few Hindi movies such as ‘Ek Dastak’ and ‘Film Star’, etc. However, she got always a better opportunity to score over her acting potential through playback singing in Hindi cinema. She sang for films like Aks, Main Hoon Na, No Entry, Lagaan, Kal Ho Na Ho, Aankhen, Dhoom, Salam Namaste, etc. She has sung for many music composers such as A. R. Rahman, Anu Malik, Aadesh Srivastav, Pritam, Illayaraja. Deva etc. She got married to Roberto Narain in 2012. This actress and singer was born on October 27, 1977, to a Tamil Brahmin family in Bangalore. Vasundhara began training in Hindustani classical music under her grandmother Indira Das. Her gurus had been Lalita Kaikini and Pandit Parameshwar Hegde, who trained her in her college days. Currently, she is involved in many of her music album projects.

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Vasundhara Das Tamil Actress

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