Sunitha Sarathy is an Indian singer who has contributed in contemporary Indian Music as well as Western music. She has performed on many platforms and has been a part of many church choirs. She had participated and won the Virgin Voice Choice". The show was a collaboration of Virgin Records and Channel V. She was born in Madras. Her family was always into the music industry. Her family was into Western music, and she started singing at a very young age. He used to participate in church choirs. Her mother is a pianist. Susheela Sarathy is one of the main personalities at the Madras choirs in Santhome Church. He mother Susheela always encouraged her daughter. He used to participate in the Santhome Church, which increased her popularity among the whole Madras. She was a known face for them and was the honor of performing at the 'Easter Proclamation' for three years constantly. In 2000, she had participated and won the Virgin Voice Choice". The show was a collaboration of Virgin Records and Channel V. In the show she was noticed by singer Srinivas and offered her a song in the movie Hey! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke in 2002.
She had sung a small portion of the song. Later she recorded a love song for composer
Harris Jayaraj. The movie was a Telugu movie Vasu. She got a big break for the song "Thoodu Varuma" in the Tamil movie Kaakha Kaakha in 2002. She was nationally recognized for her singing talent in the Tamil-Hindi movie Yuva and Aaytha Ezhuthu in the year 2004. The movie was directed by
Mani Ratnam and by A. R. Rahman composed the music. She then sang in various languages for various songs. She got the privileged to work with A. R. Rahman in the movie Warriors of Heaven and Earth for the song "Warriors in peace". In 2006, she performed at the Asian Games. She was the first Indian female solo performer to endorse AKG microphones in 2013. Her notable works in movies include Don 2, Kana Kandaen, Mitr, Sainikudu, My Friend, Cheluvina Chittara, Vallavan and many others. In 2014, she opened an of Sunitha Sarathy's School of Vocal Excellence, as a center for aspiring singers.