Gopika Poornima is a versatile singer who sings in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films. She was born on 2nd January, at Vizianagaram located in Andhra Pradesh, India. She spent her childhood in Hyderabad, where she learned classical music. Her father was a Government employee working for the Central Government. Gopika started her musical career through a singing reality TV show called ‘Padutha Theeyaga’, which aired on ETV. The show was her big break into the music industry.

It was in Padutha Teeyaga that she met her husband, ‘ Mallikarjun’. Once she wrapped up the show, her father willingly retired and moved her to Chennai so that she could hone her singing skills and get a proper break into the film fraternity. In Chennai, she once again ran into Mallikarjun who had moved there with the same objective in mind. She started performing at stage shows with him and eventually, they fell in love with each other. They married at Simhachalam on February 10, 2008.

They had a quiet and traditional wedding, which had been attended by famous people like SP Sailaja, Chandra Mohan, and ‘Bhuvanachandra’. Thanks to the show, Gopika was able to get a part as a background singer in 1997 for the film ‘Singanna’. Vandemataram Srinivas was the composer of the music, and he had even invited Mallikarjun to perform the song with Gopika. ‘S P Balasubrahmanyam; was also present at the studio where Gopika and Mallikarjun recorded their songs. The husband and the wife have had the rare opportunity to go to exotic places like Australia, USA, and New Zealand.

They have even had the chance to travel to foreign countries with ‘SP Balasubrahmanyam’. She is an avid user of Facebook and uses it extensively to get in touch with her fans and those who adore her. Gopika is well-connected with the industry through her own work and also her husband’s connections. She has been considered to be the brand ambassador of South Indian music since she and her husband have brought it to a world stage by performing in different countries for their fans. What makes her even more appealing to her followers is the fact that she is very humble, down to earth and simple.

She does not believe in behaving like a diva and acts like a regular human being. She is a very supportive wife and is very devoted to her husband. Gopika also enjoys being a doting mother to her young daughter, Samhita. The couple was awarded the prestigious Veturi Memorial Award for playback singing by the Atreya Smaraka Kala Peetham. They had been presented the award at the Sangeeta Vibhavari on January 31, 2016.

Singer Usha

Usha was born on 29th May, 1980. Singer Usha is her professional name. She is known to the music industry as Singer Usha. She has been given the name Singer because she is a very good playback singer in the Telugu Film Industry. She is a very famous playback singer in the South Film Industry. She has been associated with playback singing for more than ten years. She has worked with some of the most famous Music Directors in the South and produced some good music. She was born in Nagarjuna Sagar, Andhra Pradesh, India. Eenadu Television used to host a music reality show named Paadutha Teeyaga. Usha was a part of this show. It was the first ever TV Show that she had participated. The show was hosted by singer Balasubramanium. She came first in the show and then opportunities started knocking at her door. After winning this show she again participated and won a musical show named Navaragam which was shown on Gemini TV. Between 1996 and 2000 she participated in numerous TV shows, all related to music. She performed and won most of them. She received great appreciation for her skills and talent. She also participated in some National Music Reality Shows in Hindi channels like Zee TV, and she even reached the finals of these shows. The movie Illalu, which was a Telugu movie, was the first film for Usha as a playback singer. This movie had V. Srinivas as the music director. He was a very famous music director. She made her mark in Telugu playback singing in the year 2000 when she gave back to back hits throughout the year. She has sung in very famous Telugu movies like Indra, starring Chiranjeevi, Chirutha, starring Chiranjeevi’s son, Vourada, Porudu, Varsham and much more. We can’t name all the films in which she has sung because they range in hundreds. Apart from playback singing, Usha has also performed in more than one hundred and fifty stage shows. She has done concerts worldwide solo as well as beside singers like Balasubramanium, Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan and much more. She has won numerous awards throughout her life. She has won the title of Best Playback Singer thrice in her career of ten years. She has won twenty other awards and much more to come. She is a very talented singer and being only thirty-six years of age; she has the potential to rule the Telugu Music Industry.

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