Shweta Mohan (born 19 November 1985)[2] is an Indian playback singer.[3] She has received four Filmfare Awards South for Best Female Playback Singer, one Kerala State Film Award and one Tamil Nadu State Film Award. She has recorded more than 800 songs[citation needed] and albums in all the four south Indian languages namely Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, she has also recorded songs for Hindi films and has established herself as a leading playback singer of South Indian cinema.[citation needed]

Shweta Mohan
Born (1985-11-19) 19 November 1985 (age 38)
Alma materStella Maris College, Chennai
Occupations
  • Singer
  • music producer
Years active2003–present
Spouse
Aswin Sasi
(m. 2011)
Children1[1]
Parent(s)Krishna Mohan
Sujatha Mohan (singer)
Musical career
Genres
Instrument(s)Vocals
LabelsIndependent Artist
Websiteshwetamohan.com

Personal life edit

Shweta Mohan was born on 19 November 1985 to a Malayali family in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. She is the daughter of Krishna Mohan and playback singer Sujatha Mohan. She completed her schooling at Good Shepherd Convent, Chennai and graduated from Stella Maris College, Chennai.[4] She is married to her long-time friend, Ashwin Shashi.[5] Shweta Mohan and Ashwin Shashi have a daughter, Sreshta Ashwin, who was born in 2017.[1]

Career edit

Shweta started her training in Carnatic music at the age of 9. As a child artiste, she recorded for the chorus of the songs 'Kuchi kuchi rakkamma' (Bombay) and 'Accham accham illai' (Indira) in the music direction of A. R. Rahman. Shweta has sung for music directors in India like Ilayaraja, A. R. Rahman, Vidyasagar, M M Keeravani, M. Jayachandran, Johnson, Sharreth, Ousepachan, Deepak Dev, Harris Jayaraj, Yuvan Shankar Raja, V. Harikrishna, G. V. Prakash, Mani Sharma, Kannan, N. R. Raghunanthan, Manikanth Kadri, Devi Sri Prasad and Anirudh Ravichander. Shweta is being trained in Carnatic classical vocal currently under Binni Krishnakumar who is also a playback singer.[6]

Discography edit

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Television edit

Year Title Role Channel Notes
2011-2014 Bade Achche Lagte Hain Singer Sony Television sang title track in Tamil
Year Title Role Channel Notes
2015 Music India Judge Asianet Appear at the semifinal and final in the show with Gopi Sunder, Deepak Dev.
Bol Baby Bol Judge Surya TV Along with Gopi Sunder
2018 Super Singer 6 Judge Vijay TV One of the judge with P. Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram & Benny Dayal
2019 Super Singer 7 Judge Vijay TV One of the judge with P. Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram & Benny Dayal
2020 Super Singer Champion of Champions Judge Vijay TV
2021 Super Singer 8 Judge Vijay TV One of the judge with P. Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram & Benny Dayal
2022-2023 Super Singer 9 Judge Vijay TV One of the judges with P. Unnikrishnan, Anuradha Sriram & Benny Dayal
2023 Super Singer 3 (Telugu) Judge Star Maa One of the judges with Rahul Sipligunj , Anantha Sriram & Mangli

References edit

  1. ^ a b Singer Shweta Mohan blessed with a baby n girl named Sreshta Archived 21 May 2018 at the Wayback Machine. English.mathrubhumi.com (1 December 2017). Retrieved on 2019-08-25.
  2. ^ "Shweta Mohan Playback singer". The Times of India. 13 August 2020.
  3. ^ Vijayakumar, Sindhu (30 January 2010). "Shweta Mohan is happy". The Times of India. Archived from the original on 11 August 2011. Retrieved 7 May 2010.
  4. ^ A timeless melody.
  5. ^ A Timeless Melody, The New Indian Express (25 June 2012). Retrieved on 25 August 2019.
  6. ^ "And Quiet Flows The Karamana: Two of a kind". The Hindu. 5 October 2012.

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