N. L. Ganasaraswathi

N. L. Ganasaraswathi is an Indian playback singer who sang mainly in Tamil films and some Telugu and Malayalam films. She was active in the field during the 1950s and early 60s. She sang many songs based on Carnatic music ragas. Most of her songs were used for dance sequences in the films.

Music DirectorsEdit

The music directors she sang for include G. Ramanathan, S. V. Venkatraman, S. M. Subbaiah Naidu, M. D. Parthasarathy, P. S. Anantharaman, K. V. Mahadevan, V. Nagaiah, Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy, A. Rama Rao, M. S. Gnanamani, G. Govindarajulu Naidu, T. R. Ramnath, Arun, Raghavan, T. R. Pappa, Aswathama, Ghantasala, Br Lakshmanan, P. S. Divakar, K. G. Moorthy and T. A. Kalyanam.

LyricistsEdit

She sang songs penned by Suratha, M. P. Sivam, Kothamangalam Subbu, Kanakasurabhi, Thandapani, A. Maruthakasi, Kuyilan, T. K. Sundara Vathiyar, Ka. Mu. Sheriff, Kavimani Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai, Bharathidasan, Surabhi, Kavi Lakshmanadas, Shuddhananda Bharati, Vempati Sadasivabrahmam and V. Seetharaman.

SingersEdit

She has sung with most of the prominent singers of the time.

DiscographyEdit

Tamil

The following list is compiled from Thiraikalanjiyam Part 1[1] and Thiraikalanjiyam Part 2[2]

Year Film Language Song MD Lyricist Co-singer/s
1951 Devaki Tamil Illaram Kaapadhuve G. Ramanathan Thiruchchi Loganathan
1952 Aathmasakhi Malayalam Jayam Jayam Staanajayam Br Lakshmanan Thirunayinaarkurichi Madhavan Nair
1952 Amarakavi Tamil Ellaam Inbame G. Ramanathan
T. A. Kalyanam
Suratha M. K. Thyagaraja Bhagavathar
Mullaich Chirippile Lakshmanadas P. Leela
Mookkuththi Minnudhu
1952 Kumari Tamil Naattukku Nalam Naaduvom K. V. Mahadevan M. P. Sivam
1952 Moondru Pillaigal Tamil Unnarul Maraven Aiya P. S. Anantharaman
M. D. Parthasarathy
Kothamangalam Subbu
1952 Premalekha Malayalam Aariraaro P. S. Divakar Vanakutty Raman Pillai
Anuraagappoonilaavil Ramani
Paaduka Neelakkuyile
1952 Thai Ullam Tamil Poo Chendu Nee V. Nagaiah
A. Rama Rao
Kanakasurabhi T. A. Mothi, (Radha) Jayaladchumi
1953 Anbu Tamil Vendhazhalaai Erikkum Venmadhiye T. R. Pappa Thandapani A. P. Komala
1953 En Veedu Tamil Ennenna Aasai Kaattinaaye V. Nagaiah
A. Rama Rao
Surabhi
Kanmaniye Kanmaniye N. Lalitha
Pongalo Pongal Papanasam Sivan Group
1953 Madana Mohini Tamil Aadhi Mudhalaanavar K. V. Mahadevan M. P. Sivam A. P. Komala
1953 Mugguru Kodukkulu Telugu Araaghu Raa Muni K. G. Moorthy M. L. Vasanthakumari
1953 Naalvar Tamil Arul Thaarum Emathannaiye K. V. Mahadevan A. Maruthakasi
1953 Ulagam Tamil Kaadhalinaal Ulagame Inbamadhe M. S. Gnanamani Kuyilan Thiruchi Loganathan
Kalaiye Uyir Thunaiye
1954 Avakasi Malayalam Kanninum Kannaayi Br Lakshmanan Thirunayinaarkurichi Madhavan Nair
Thullithulli Odivae V. N. Sundharam
1954 Nallakalam Tamil Kannaale Kaanbadhum K. V. Mahadevan M. P. Sivam
1954 Ponvayal Tamil Namma Kalyaanam Romba Nalla Kalyaanam Thuraiyur Rajagopala Sarma &
R. Rajagopal
T. K. Sundara Vathiyar T. R. Ramachandran
Pongalo Pongal Pongalo Suddhananda Bharathiyaar
Polladha Paavigal Ellaam
Maadugalaa Kaalai Maadugalaa Seerkazhi Govindarajan
1954 Pudhu Yugam Tamil Jaadhiyile Naanga Thaazhndhavanga G. Ramanathan Ka. Mu. Sheriff Jikki, A. P. Komala, A. G. Rathnamala
1955 CID Malayalam Kaalamellaamullaasam Br Lakshmanan Thirunayinaarkurichi Madhavan Nair V. N. Sundharam & P. Leela
1955 Kalvanin Kadhali Tamil Thamizh Thirunaadu Thannai Petra G. Govindarajulu Naidu
Ghantasala
Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai M. L. Vasanthakumari
1955 Kanyasulkam Telugu Sarasudasarichera[3] Ghantasala Vempati Sadasivabrahmam
Illu Illanievu Gurazada Apparao
Keechaka Vadha Samudrala Raghavacharya Madhavapeddi Satyam
1955 Nalla Thangal Tamil Evale Avale G. Ramanathan A. Maruthakasi
1955 Nam Kuzhandai Tamil Paalaivanameedhile Jeevanadhi Polave M. D. Parthasarathy Thanjai N. Ramaiah Dass
1955 Needhipathi Tamil Aanandhame Aanandam Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy A. Maruthakasi T. V. Rathinam
1956 Kannin Manigal Tamil Maheswari Undhan S. V. Venkatraman Papanasam Sivan
Vinaiyo Nin Sodhanaiyo
Nayagar Padshamadi Kavimani Desigavinayagam Pillai
1956 Naane Raja Tamil Aadar Kalaikkazhagu Sera Pirandhaval T. R. Ramanath Bharathidasan P. Leela
1956 Naga Panjami Tamil Aanandam Thandhaane
1956 Ondre Kulam Tamil Mangkilai Maele Poonguyil Kooviyadhu S. V. Venkatraman Surabhi V. N. Sundaram, K. Rani, M. S. Rajeswari, Kalyani
1956 Paditha Penn Tamil Irul Soozhndha Ulaginile Arun and Raghavan Kavi Lakshmanadas
Vaazhvinile Kaanaene Inbam Aroordas
1956 Raja Rani Tamil Aanandha Nilai Peruvom T. R. Pappa M. K. Athmanathan T. V. Rathinam
1956 Rambaiyin Kaadhal Tamil Kalaignanam Uravaadum Naadu T. R. Pappa A. Maruthakasi P. Leela
1956 Sivasakthi Tamil Sundara Vadhaname T. G. Lingappa
Maayaa Valaiyil Veezhndhu
1956 Uma Sundari Telugu Daatipogalada Naa Cheyi G. Aswathama Vempati Sadasivabrahmam
1957 Ambikapathy Tamil Kanda Kanavu Indru Palitthadhe G. Ramanathan Balakavi
1957 Samaya Sanjeevi Tamil Aanandam Tharuvadhu Sangeethame G. Ramanathan A. Maruthakasi (Radha) Jayalakshmi
1958 Nadodi Mannan Tamil Varuga Varuga Vendhe S. M. Subbaiah Naidu Suratha P. S. Vaidhehi
1959 Manimekalai Tamil Pazahangkaala Thamizharin Vaazhkai Nilai G. Ramanathan A. Maruthakasi M. L. Vasanthakumari
Avaniyil Pudhu Araneriye Thiruchi Loganathan
1959 Thalai Koduthaan Thambi Tamil Thalai Kodutthaan Thambi Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy A. Maruthakasi S. C. Krishnan, Sirkazhi Govindarajan
Panneeril Thalai Muzhugi
Anaivarum Karuthudan
1960 Devanthakudu Telugu Ilalo G. Aswathaama Aarudhra P. Leela
1960 Naan Kanda Sorgam Tamil Ilamai Maaraadha Inbam G. Aswathaama P. Leela
1961 Malliyam Mangalam Tamil Singaara Velaa Vilaiyaada Vaa T. A. Kalyanam V. Seetharaman T. M. Soundararajan

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ G. Neelamegam. Thiraikalanjiyam — Part 1 (in Tamil). Manivasagar Publishers, Chennai 108 (Ph:044 25361039). First edition December 2014.
  2. ^ G. Neelamegam. Thiraikalanjiyam — Part 2 (in Tamil). Manivasagar Publishers, Chennai 108 (Ph:044 25361039). First edition November 2016.
  3. ^ Sarasudasarichera

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