Sandalwood, mainly known for its acting, is also famous for its background score. The team of playback singers is unyielding in sandalwood which is helping the music directors to succeed in their ideas. The industry is rich in young idols who are dedicated in the field of music.
Here is a list of top 10 young singers in the Kannada Film Industry.
Born on 21st February 1976, Vijay Prakash is a native of Mysore, Karnataka. Though he entered Sandalwood a little late, he is active in the music field since 1998. His career started in Bollywood where he got an opportunity to be one of the singers of A.R.Rahman’s “
”. He continued his career in different South Indian languages such as Kannada, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, and Tamil. He is famous for his compositions too.
Being a native of Bangalore, Rajesh Krishnan was born on 3rd June 1974. His career started in Kannada industry and presently he has sung more than three thousand five hundred songs in various languages including Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and much more. He has acted in a few movies too.
3. M D Pallavi
M. D. Pallavi, also famous as Pallavi Arun is a trained Hindustani Classical singer. She is active in the industry since 2000 and has won Karnataka State Film Award for her son “Nodayya Kwate Lingave” in the film “
”. She is a theater artist and has acted in many movies. Her husband, Arun, is a musician as well as a music director.
Anuradha Bhat, born on 23rd July in Mangalore is famous for her melody. She is active in the industry from 2006. She has won Karnataka State Film Award for the year 2012-2013. She has sung more than seven hundred songs in various languages including Kannada, Tulu, Tamil and Telugu. She is even famous for live performances.
5.(Singer - Nanditha)
Nanditha was born on February 28th, 1978 and is active in the music field since 1998. She is famous for Classical songs and has even sung many film songs. She started her career from the film “Habba” and continued in various languages including Tamil and Telugu. She has even worked as a dubbing artist in the industry.
6. Kavitha Krishnamurthy
Kavitha Krishnamurthy, a native of Delhi was born on January 25th, 1958. She has been active in the music field since 1978 and has won a lot of prestigious awards. After her marriage with L.Subramaniam, a violinist, she reduced the number of songs she was singing and thought of something new. She holds the credit for trying pop and devotional mix in Kannada.
Archana Udupa is a graded All India Radio artist and a Doordarshan artist. Her career started after she won the Zee TV show “
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa
” in 1998. Being a native of Shimoga, she has sung more than thousand album songs. She is known for singing “Sugama Sangeetha.”
8. Chaitra H G
Chaitra H.G. was born on 18th June 1984 in Bangalore and is active in the industry since 2000. She has sung more than five hundred songs in various languages including Kannada, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam. Her father, H.S.Gopinath is a famous Hindustani vocalist and a Tabla player.
Shamitha is a native of Thirthahalli, Shimoga, and has been active in the music field since 1994. She is a dentist in her profession and has proved to be an amazing singer too. She has sung for over five hundred songs in various languages including Kannada and Telugu.
Being a native of Mangalore, he has proved his versatility in the industry. He is a singer, actor and a music director and is active in this field since 1994. He is mainly famous for his fast-beat songs. Though his songs are very less to be heard nowadays, he sill stays the favorite of many music lovers.