S. P. Sailaja

Sripathi Panditaradhyula Sailaja is an Indian singer and actress who has lent her voice to Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam films. She has sung about 6000 songs to date.

S. P. Sailaja
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Sailaja in Swarabhishekam
Sripathi Panditaradhyula Sailaja

(1962-10-09) 9 October 1962 (age 58)
OccupationSinger, Voice actor
Years active1978–Present
Spouse(s)Subhalekha Sudhakar
(m. 1989–present)
ChildrenSreekar (b. 1991)
RelativesS. P. Balasubrahmanyam (Brother)

Early lifeEdit

She was born in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh. Her father, S. P. Sambamurthy, was a well-known exponent of Harikatha and her brother S. P. Balasubrahmanyam was a prolific playback singer in Telugu, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada and Malayalam films.


Voice actingEdit

Sailaja has occasionally worked as a voice actor and dubbed for various artistes including Tabu, Sonali Bendre and Sridevi among others.


Sailaja acted in Saagara Sangamam, a Telugu venture directed by K. Viswanath, in which she played the role of a classical dancer; it was later remade into Tamil as Salangai Oli.

Television worksEdit

Sailaja has appeared as both an audition judge and a guest judge in several episodes of Vijay TV's musical reality-talent shows, including seasons 2, 3, and 4 of Airtel Super Singer, and seasons 2, 3, and 4 of Airtel Super Singer Junior.[1]

Sailaja is currently a judge in season 1 of Jaya TV's musical reality-talent show, Jaya Super Singer South India. Sailaja is also a judge in Saregamapa Little Champs.

Personal lifeEdit

She was married to Subhalekha Sudhakar in the year 1989 as conveyed by them in 'Ali Tho Saradaga' show in E TV, a Tollywood actor. The couple has a son, Sreekar. Apart from being a playback singer, she is also a classical dancer.



Acting Filmography
Title Role
Saagara Sangamam (1983) Kum. S. P. Sailaja

Playback singerEdit


Year Film Actress
1982 Patnam Vachina Pativrathalu Raadhika
1983 Prema Pichollu Raadhika
1983 Vasantha Kokila (Telugu Dubbed version) Sridevi
1984 Gudachari No.1 Raadhika
1987 Nayakudu (Telugu Dubbed version) Saranya
1989 Mappillai (1989 film) (Tamil film) Amala
1990 Doshi Nirdoshi Lissy
1991 Guna (Telugu Dubbed version) Rekha
1991 Teneteega Rekha
1991 Aditya 369 Mohini
1995 Sashtri (Telugu Dubbed version) Raadhika
1996 Ninne Pelladutha Tabu
1996 Bhamane Satyabhamane Heera
1997 Master Sakshi Shivanand
1998 Chandralekha Isha Koppikar
1998 Aavida Maa Aavide Tabu
1998 Sri Sita Ramula Kalyanam Chootamu Raarandi Chandni
1999 Sindhuram Sanghavi
1999 Alludugaaru Vachcharu Kaushalya
2000 Priyaralu Pilchindi Tabu
2000 Thenali (Telugu Dubbed Version) Devayani
2001 Murari Sonali Bendre
2001 Abhay (Telugu dubbed version) Raveena Tandon
2002 Panchathanthiram (Telugu dubbed version) Aishwarya


  1. ^ G. Prasad (17 October 2011). "Children pitch it right at audition - The Hindu". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 November 2014.

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