Srilekha Parthasarathy

Srilekha Parthasarathy (Tamil: ஸ்ரீலேகா பார்த்தசாரதிis a Tamil singer. She is commonly referred to by her first name Srilekha. She began her professional career in 2000, when she recorded the jingle for the "Idhayam Oil" advertisement, which appeared on Jothika. She describes the jingle as her ticket into the Tamil music industry.

Srilekha Parthasarathy
Born
Delhi, India
OccupationSinger
Spouse(s)M. J. Shriram

Early lifeEdit

Srilekha was born in a Tamil family and grew up in Delhi. She completed her schooling from DTEA senior Secondary School, New Delhi. South Indian by birth, she learned both North and South Indian languages and music, as well as Western music. At age four, she won first prize in the annual All India Children's Music Competition in New Delhi.

CareerEdit

Her debut was with music director Harris Jayaraj, for the song called "Yedho Ondru" from the movie Lesa Lesa.

She recorded several songs for films, including "Poo Mugam Siricha" for the movie Junction, "Kaadhalaagi" with S.P. Balasubramaniam in Pop Carn, "Don't worry be Happy" for the movie Whistle, and "Sutthi Sutthi Varuven" for the movie Sena.[1]

She later recorded "Kalyaanam dhaan" from the movie Saamy. This was followed by "Vinodhane" from Thennavan, "Vaa Masakatre" from Kurumbu and "Ayurvedha Azhagi" from Thiruda Thirudi.

Her more recent recordings include "Dhimsu Kattai", "Chinna Veeda", "Kokku Meena Thinguma" and "Pacchakili Pacchakili". Other songs of Srilekha include "Mummy Chellama", "Bambara Kannu", "Vecchukka Vecchukka Va", "Garuda Garuda", and "Thavilu Thavilu".

She appears in STAR Vijay's drama serial Dharmayutham. She is married to singer M J Shriram.[2]

Tamil movie songsEdit

Songs she has sung in Tamil movies:

Year Film Song
2003 Thennavan Vinodhane – II
2003 Thirumalai Thimsu Kattai
2003 Lesa Lesa Yedho Ondru
2003 Saamy Kalyanamthaan
2003 Whistle Don't Worry Be Happy
2003 Ottran Chinnaveedu
2003 Kurumbu Vaa Masakaatre
2003 Aalukkoru Aasai Kaathal Kaathal
2003 Earumugam Azhagana 1
2004 Kovil Kokku Meenai
2004 Aethiree Saithane Saithane
2004 Sathurangam Ennai Thanthiduven
2004 Madurey Pambarakkannu Pachamilaka
2004 Arasaktchi Saiyo Saiyo
2004 Jananam Ore Oru Mutham
2004 Jore Mummy Chellamma
2004 Kannadi Pookal Kuthu Padhra
2005 Ji Thiruttu Rascal
2005 Thotti Jaya Yaari Singari
2005 Gurudeva Saiva Karuvadu
2006 Parijatham ' Oru Nodi Iru Nodi
2006 Kodambakkam Adi Nee Oru
2006 Devathaiyai Kanden Ore Oru Thopule
2007 Vel Onnappola
2007 Aanai Aiy Idupattum
2007 Veeramum Eeramum Oru Shanam
2007 Ammuvagiya Naan Silir Silir Silirkkuthadi
2007 Kovai Brothers Soota Kelapi
2007 Piragu Unnaipolla Pennai
2007 Thalainagaram Mathi Mathi Machaney
2008 Nenjai Thodu L K G
2008 Naayagan Nila Nila Oodiva
2008 Aayudham Sarakku Sarakku
2008 Newtonin Moondram Vidhi Paraparakkura
2012 Raattinam Assaththum Azhagu
2012 Sattam Oru Iruttarai Poochandi Paarvaiyil
2014 Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal Sara Sara Saravedi

AwardsEdit

  • Best Female Playback singer for the song "Vecchikka Vecchikava" from M Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
  • Youth Icon (2004), by Damodharan College of Engineering & Management Studies, Coimbatore
  • Young Achiever Award (2004), by Sangam Kala group
  • Best Young Playback Singer Award, (2004), by TVK Cultural Academy

Live showsEdit

She has done more than 200 live shows in India and other countries, including Singapore, USA, Canada, Kuwait and Colombo. She performs live shows for companies, such as Hyundai, Aircel, Touchtel, Airtel, Samsung, Bpl Mobiles, TVS group and Cognizant Technology Solutions, Ajuba solutions. She is a judge in Star Vijay TV's "Super Singer" series.

Fan clubEdit

She has a fan club "No One Noticed Srilekha" in Portland, Oregon, US, the first for a Tamil singer in Oregon. She has fans all over the world.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "A voice of her own". The Hindu. Retrieved 29 November 2012.
  2. ^ "My wife is my best critic: Shriram". Times of India. Retrieved 29 November 2012.

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