M. M. Srilekha

M. M. Srilekha (born Koduri Srilekha) is an Indian film playback singer and music composer, known for her works predominantly in Telugu cinema.[1][2] She was the music composer of Vijay's first movie. She is the only female music director in the Telugu film industry.[3] Her paternal uncle and S. S. Rajamouli's father V. Vijayendra Prasad's third directorial venture Srivalli was her 75th movie.[4]

M. M. Srilekha
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Background information
Birth nameKoduri Srilekha
GenresFilm score
Occupation(s)composer, music director, singer
Years active1996–present
Websitewww.mmsreelekha.in

Personal life and careerEdit

Srilekha is the cousin of music composer M. M. Keeravani and popular director S.S. Rajamouli. She is married to Putta Prasad in the year 2003. She started her career as a playback singer at the age of 12 and was assisting her brother in music direction. She has composed for her first movie Taj Mahal and Dasari Narayana Rao's Naannagaru. She did compose music in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Malayalam. Apart from South Indian films, She has composed for Hindi films like Hum Aapke Dil Mein Rehte Hain, Mere Sapnon Ki Raani, Aaghaaz etc.[5]

FilmographyEdit

As playback singerEdit

Year Movie Credited as
1996 Sampradhayam (playback singer)
Little Soldiers (playback singer)
Akkada Abbai Ikkada Ammayi (playback singer)
Dharma Chakram (playback singer)
1996 Devaragam ya ya ya (playback singer)
1997 Pelli Sandadi (playback singer)
Annamayya (playback singer)
2001 Ammaye Navvithe (playback singer)
2003 Fools (playback singer)
2006 Sri Krishna 2006 (playback singer – as Srilekha)
2007 Chandamama (playback singer)
2008 Bommana Brothers Chanadana Sisters (playback singer)
Kausalya Supraja Rama (playback singer)
2011 Kiran Datti (playback singer)

Filmography as composerEdit

Year Film
1992 Naalaya Theerpu (Tamil)
1995 Nannagaru
Kondapalli Rataiah
Taj Mahal
1996 Oho Naa Pellanta
Dharma Chakram
1997 Navvulata
1998 Sivaiah
Ulta Palta
1999 Preyasi Rave
2000 Moodu Mukkalaata
Aaghaaz
2001 Maduve Aagona Baa (Kannada)
Preminchu
Ammaye Navvithe
2002 Parasuram
Ninne Cherukunta
2003 Ishtapadi
Neetho Vastha
2004 Ammayi Bagundi
2005 Adirindayya Chandram
Nireekshana
786 Khaidi Prema Katha (2005)
2006 Tata Birla Madhyalo Laila
Sri Krishna 2006
2007 Operation Duryodhana
State Rowdy
Prema Charitra
Maharajasree
Laila Majnu
Mahalakshmi
Maisamma IPS
2008 Andhamaina Abaddham
Aadivishnu
Maa Aayana Chanti Pilladu
Mangatayaru Tiffin Center
Donga Sachinollu
Thinnama Padukunnama Tellarinda
Veeto Vasta
Bommana Brothers Chandana Sisters
2009 Ram Dev
A Aa E Ee
Bangaru Babu
2010 Brahmalokam To Yamalokam Via Bhulokam
Dasanna
2011 Chattam
Operation Dusyasana
2012 Em Babu Laddu Kavala
2013 Benki Birugali (Kannada)
Pavitra
Park
Nenem…Chinna Pillana?
Operation Duryodhana 2
Kadhal Solla Aasai (Tamil)
2017 Srivalli (Telugu)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Srilekha participates in Easter celebrations". The Hindu. 9 April 2012. Retrieved 10 August 2018.
  2. ^ Ugadi Puraskar awards for women – The Hindu
  3. ^ Srilekha interview
  4. ^ "MM Sreelekha Makes Fun of Ram Charan | Srivalli Movie Pre Release Event | Neha Hinge | Rajath". YouTube. Archived from the original on 5 December 2021.
  5. ^ MM Srilekha Biography, MM Srilekha Profile – entertainment.oneindia.in