Sreerama Chandra Mynampati is a professional playback singer and actor in the Telugu film industry. He gained famed after winning the music reality show
Indian Idol Season 5 in 2010; Indian cinema’s Superstar Amitabh Bachchan presented the award to him. Myanampati was born on January 19, 1988 in Addanki town in the district of Prakasam, Andhra Pradesh, his father is an advocate in the high court and his mother is a house wife. Not hailing from a musical background he went on to pursue his passion for music when he started singing in school and continued to sing till his college days.
Myanampati holds a degree in B.Tech, after his graduation he learnt music from Sri Bhakta Ramadasu Govt. College Of Music And Dance, Secunderabad under Smt.Bhaskara Haripriya Garu. In the year 2013 he made his debut as an actor in the movie Jagadguru Aadi Shankara. Currently his upcoming movie Prema Geema Jantha Nai where he is making a debut as hero is under production stage. He is the first person from South India to win the title of Indian Idol, after winning the music reality TV show he was awarded five million rupees in cash, one year contract with Sony Music Entertainment, a Tata Winger car and the chance to sing a song in a Yash Raj Films project.
The Andhra Pradesh Government awarded him the Lata Mangeshkar Award and one lakh rupees in cash. Myanampati has performed at various events including shows in Singapore, Dubai, and London. Besides that he has performed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games held in
New Delhi and also recorded a track named Rehnuma for the Hindi version of Chronicles of Narnia: The Voyage of The Dawn Treader.
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Sreerama Chandra, whose full name is Sreerama Chandra Mynampati, is an Indian actor and singer. He was born in Addanki, Prakasam district, Andhra Pradesh, India. His father is an advocate in the High Court while his mother is a homemaker. He is a student of St. Andrews School, Bowenpally, Secunderabad, and Royal Institute of Technology and Science (RITS). From a young age, Sreerama got interested in music and started to take the formal education of it from Sri Bhakta Ramadasu Govt. College Of Music And Dance, Secunderabad. Sri N.Ch. Parthasarathy and Smt.
Bhaskara Haripriya Garu, of the Hyderabad Sisters – The Singing Divine Duo's fame, are his teachers. At the age of seventeen, when most children are busy enjoying college, Sreerama started his career in playback singing. He participated in a show named Sye, a ETV Channel's brainchild. There, he became one of the favorite contestants of Mickey J Meyer, a music director of Telugu Film industry. He offered him a song Chirugalithone Adiga in Notebook. He then went on to sing Thidathara Kodathara and Nammalo Ledo for
Ashta Chamma. He wanted to sing for Hindi Films as well and to fulfill his dream he took part in three Hindi singing reality shows named Amul STAR Voice of India, Jo Jeeta Wohi
Super Star 2 and the Indian Idol-5.
Though he was the first runner-up in Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star 2 and amongst the top eighteen contestants in Amul STAR Voice of India, it was his win in Indian Idol-5 that brought him recognition. Thespian Amitabh Bachchan presented the winner's trophy and the cash prize of five million rupees to him. He also won a year-long contract with Sony Music Entertainment, a car from Tata Winger and an exclusive chance to sing in the movie of Yash Raj Films. Sreerama sang Madhubala and the club version of Ishq Risk from Mere Brother Ki Dulhan. Apart from this, he has also crooned Balma and Subhanallah from Khiladi 786 and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani respectively.
Besides Tamil and Hindi, he is also efficient in English, Sinhalese, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, and Gujarati. He can play guitar too. In Jagadguru Aadi Sankara and Prema Geema Jaanta Nai, he not just showcased his acting prowess but also his dancing skills. He has also performed at the closing ceremony of 2010 Commonwealth Games, which the authorities held in New Delhi, along with
Shreya Ghoshal, and much more. He is also the recipient of The Lata Mangeshkar award, which the Andhra Pradesh government conferred upon him for his talent.