Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer

The Kerala State Film Award for Best Singer is an honour, established in 1969, and presented annually at the Kerala State Film Awards of India for best female and male playback singer in Malayalam cinema. The first recipients of the award were P. Leela and K. J. Yesudas. K. J. Yesudas has been the winner with 25 wins, followed by K. S. Chithra with 16 and S. Janaki with 11 awards.K. S. Chithra won the award for 11 successive years ( 1985 - 1996 ) that is the most times ever

Best Male Playback SingerEdit

Most Awards

Artist Wins
K J Yesudas
25
P Jayachandran
5
M. G. Sreekumar
3
G. Venugopal
3
Vijay Yesudas
3

Frequent Winner

List of frequent winners
Artist Wins
K J Yesudas
8 (1979-86)
Year Image Recipient(s) Film(s) Song(s)
1969   K. J. Yesudas Kumara Sambhavam Polthinkalkkala
1970 Various films  –
1971  –
1972   Jayachandran Panitheeratha Veedu Suprabhatham
1973   K. J. Yesudas Various films  –
1974
1975
1976
1977 Jagadguru Aadisankaran, Angeekaaram Shankara Digvijayam, Neelajalaashayathil
1978   Jayachandran Bandhanam Ragam Sreeragam
1979   K. J. Yesudas Ulkkadal Krishnathulasi Kathirukal
1980 Mela, Manjil Virinja Pookkal, Angadi Manassoru Manthrika, Mizhiyoram, Paavada Venam
1981 Various films
1982 Various films
1983 Various films
1984 Swantham Sharika Ee Marubhoovil
1985 Ambada Njaane!, Oru Kudakeezhil Vachalamakum Mounam, Anuragini Itha En
1986 Nakhakshathangal Areyum Bhavagayakan akkum
1987   M. Balamuralikrishna Swathi Thirunal (film) Mokshamu Galadha
1988   G. Venugopal Moonnam Pakkam Unarumee Gaanam
1989   M. G. Sreekumar Kireedam, Vadakkunokkiyantram Kanneer Poovinte, Maayaa Mayooram
1990   G. Venugopal Sasneham Thane Poovitta Moham
1991   M. G. Sreekumar Kilukkam, Thudarkkatha Kilukil Pambaram, Aathira Varavayi
1992 Various films
1993   K. J. Yesudas Akashadoothu, Padheyam, Chenkol Raappadi Kezhunnuvo, Chandrakantham Kondu, Madhuram Jeevamrutha
1994 Parinayam Saamaja Sancharini
1995 No. 1 Snehatheeram Bangalore North, Mazhayethum Munpe, Punnaram Ponnambili Pottum Thott, Aathmavin Pusthakathaalil, Japamaay Vedha Sadhakamaay
1996 Deshadanam, Thooval Kottaram Kaliveedurangiyallo, Parvathi Manohari
1997 Aaraam Thampuran Harimuraleeravam
1998 Ayal Kadha Ezhuthukayanu Etho Nidra Than
1999   Jayachandran Niram Prayam Nammil Moham
2000   Vidhu Prathap Sayahnam Kaalame Kaikkolluka Nee
2001   K. J. Yesudas Ravanaprabhu Aakasha Deepangal Sakshi
2002   Madhu Balakrishnan Valkannadi Amme Amme
2003   Jayachandran Thilakkam Neeyoru Puzhayay
2004   G. Venugopal Ullam Aadedi Aadadedi
2005   M. Jayachandran Nottam Melle Melle
2006   Srinivas Rathri Mazha Bansuri Sruthi Pole
2007   Vijay Yesudas Nivedyam Kolakkuzhalvili Ketto
2008   Shankar Mahadevan Madampi Kalyana Kacheri
2009   K. J. Yesudas Madhya Venal Swantham Swantham
2010   Hariharan Paattinte Palazhy Paattu Paaduvan Mathram
2011 Sudeep Kumar Rathinirvedam Chembakapoonkavile
2012   Vijay Yesudas Grandmaster, Spirit Akaleyo Nee, Mazhakondu Mathram
2013 Pradeep Chandrakumar Orissa Janmantharangalil
2014   K. J. Yesudas White Boys Aadityakiranangal
2015   Jayachandran Jilebi, Ennum Eppozhum, Ennu Ninte Moideen Njanoru Malayali, Malarvaka Kombathu, Saradambaram
2016   Sooraj Santhosh Guppy Thaniye Mizhikal
2017   Shahabaz Aman Mayaanadhi Mizhiyil Ninnum
2018   Vijay Yesudas Joseph Poomuthole
2019   Najim Arshad Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha Aathmavile

Best Female Playback SingerEdit

Artist
K S Chitra
16
S Janaki
11
Shreya Ghoshal
4
Sujatha Mohan
3
P.Susheela
2
P. Madhuri
2
Manjari
2
Sithara Krishnakumar
2
Madhushree Narayan
2

Frequent Winner

List of frequent winners
Artist Wins
K S Chithra
11 (1985-95 )
S Janaki
6 (1979-84)
Year Image Recipient(s) Film(s) Song(s)
1969   P. Leela Kadalpalam Ujjayiniyile Gayika
1970

 

S. Janaki Sthree Innale Neeyoru
1971   P. Susheela Oru Penninte Kadha Poonthenaruvi
1972   S. Janaki Pulliman Aayiram Varnangal
1973   P. Madhuri Eanippadikal Praananaadhanenikku Nalkiya
1974

 

S. Janaki Chandrakantham Aa Nimishathinte
1975   P. Susheela Chuvanna Sandhyakal Poovukalkku Punyakaalam
1976   S. Janaki Aalinganam Thushaara Bindukkale
1977 Madanolsavam Sandhye
1978   P. Madhuri Tharoo Oru Janmam Koodi Raakkilikal Paadi
1979   S. Janaki Thakara Mouname Nirayum
1980 Manjil Virinja Pookkal, Aniyaatha Valakal, Chamaram Manjanikombil, Oru Mayilppeeliyay, Naadha Nee Varum
1981 Oppol Ettumanoor Ambalathil
1982 Various films
1983 Kattathe Kilikkoodu Gopike Nin Viral
1984 Kanamarayathu Kasthoorimaan Kurunne
1985   K. S. Chithra Ente Kaanakkuyil, Nirakkoottu Ore Swaram, Poomaaname
1986 Nakhakshathangal Manjal Prasadavum
1987 Eenam Maranna Kattu, Ezhuthapurangal Eenam Maranna Kaatte, Thalolam Paithal
1988 Vaishali Indu Pushpam Choodi Nilkkum
1989 Oru Vadakkan Veeragatha, Mazhavilkavadi Kalari Vilakku, Thanka Thoni
1990 Njan Gandharvan, Innale Palappoove Nin, Kannil Nin Meyyil
1991 Keli, Santhwanam Thaaram Vaalkannadi, Swara Kanyakamar
1992 Savidham Mouna Sarovaramake
1993 Sopanam, Chamayam, Ghazal Ponmeghame, Rajahamsame, Sangeethame
1994 Parinayam Parvanendu Mukhi
1995 Devaraagam Shashikala Chaarthiya
1996   Sujatha Azhakiya Ravanan Pranayamani Thooval
1997 Bhavana Radhakrishnan Kaliyattam Ennodenthini Pinakkam
1998   Sujatha Pranayavarnangal Varamanjaladiya Raavinte
1999   K. S. Chithra Angene Oru Avadhikkalathu Pular Veyilum Pakal Mukilum
2000 Asha G. Menon Mazha Aaradyam Parayum
2001   K. S. Chithra Theerthadanam Mooli Mooli Kaattinundoru
2002 Nandanam Kaarmukil Varnante
2003   Gayatri Asokan Sasneham Sumithra Enthe Nee Kanna
2004   Manjari Makalkku Mukilin Makale
2005   K. S. Chithra Nottam Mayangippoyi
2006   Sujatha Rathri Mazha Bansuri Sruthi Pole
2007   Shweta Mohan Nivedyam Kolakkuzhal Vili Ketto
2008   Manjari Vilapangalkappuram Mullulla Murikkinmel
2009   Shreya Ghoshal Banaras Chandu Thottille
2010

 

Rajalakshmy Janakan Olichirunne
2011   Shreya Ghoshal Veeraputhran, Rathinirvedam Kannodu Kannoram, Kannoram Chingaram
2012   Sithara Krishnakumar Celluloid Enundodi Ambili Chantham
2013   Vaikom Vijayalakshmi Nadan Ottaykku Padunna
2014   Shreya Ghoshal How Old Are You? Vijanathayil
2015   Madhushree Narayan Edavappathy Pashyathi Dhishi Dhishi
2016   K. S. Chithra Kambhoji Nadavathil Thuranilla
2017   Sithara Krishnakumar Vimaanam Vaanamakalunnuvo
2018   Shreya Ghoshal Aami Neermathaala Poovinnullil
2019   Madhushree Narayan Kolaambi Parayatharikil Vanna Pranayame

Special Jury Award and Special Jury Mention In This CategoryEdit

Year Image Recipient(s) Award Film(s) Song(s)
2012 G. Sreeram Special Mention Celluloid Kaatte Kaatte Nee
2012   Vaikom Vijayalakshmi Special Mention Celluloid Kaatte Kaatte Nee
2013   Mridula Warrier Special Jury Award Kalimannu Lalee Lalee
2014 M. G. Swarasagar Special Mention Manalchitrangal Kunjikkuruvikale, Doore Chaare Vachalamay
2015   Sreya Jayadeep Special Mention Amar Akbar Antony Enno Njanente

Best Classical Music SingerEdit

Year Image Singer Film Song
2009   Sharreth Meghatheertham Bhavayami
2010   M. Balamuralikrishna Gramam

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