Srinivasan Doraiswamy, known by his stage name Srinivas, is an Indian playback singer in the Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada, and Hindi music industries. Credited to 3000 songs, he is also a music composer, working on projects including films, jingles, albums, television serials, and devotional albums. He received the Kalaimamani award by the Tamil Nadu state government in 2005 and the Tamil Nadu State Film Award twice for the songs "Minsara Poove" (Padayappa) in 1999 and "Maargazhiyil" (Onbadhu Roobai nottu) in 2008. He has also received the Best Male Singer Kerala State Film Award for the song "Bhasuri" (Rathri Mazha) in 2007, the Film Critics Award for Best Composer for the movie "Seetha Kalyanam" in 2009, and Best Playback Singer for "Kaisi Hai Yeh Ruth" (Dil Chahta Hai). [1][2][3][4]

Srinivas
Srinivas
Srinivas
Background information
Birth nameSrinivasan Doraiswamy
Also known asJeans Srinivas
Born (1959-11-07) 7 November 1959 (age 64)
OriginAmbasamudram, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India
GenresFilm score
OccupationsComposer, Music Director, Playback Singer
Years active1993–present

Early life edit

Singer Srinivas was born On 7 November in Ambasamudram in Tamil Nadu to Duraiswamy and Lakshmi.[citation needed]

Career edit

He was a judge on Airtel Super Singer, aired in Vijay TV along with Sujatha and P. Unnikrishnan. In 2010, he released an album: Timeless Classics by Srinivas.[citation needed] This was a tribute to Mehdi Hassan and included major ghazals of him sung by Srinivas. It was released on Saregama and was launched by A. R. Rahman.[5]

Awards edit

Discography edit

Tamil Discography (Selected Songs) edit

Year Film Song Composer(s) Co-Singer(s) Lyricist
1998 Uyire “Ennuyire” A. R. Rahman Sujatha Mohan Vairamuthu
1999 Taj Mahal “Chotta Chotta” A. R. Rahman Vairamuthu
1999 Padayappa “Minsara Poove” A. R. Rahman Nithyasree Mahadevan, Palakkad Sreeram Vairamuthu
2008 Jodhaa Akbar (D) “Muzhumathy” A. R. Rahman Na. Muthukumar
2014 Naan Than Bala “Uyire Unakkaga” Venkat Krishi Priyadarshini Na. Muthukumar

Telugu Discography edit

Year Film Song Composer(s) Co-Singer(s)
1993 Donga Donga (D) "Etilona Chepalanta" A. R. Rahman Suresh Peters
Gentleman (D) "Maavele Maavele" A. R. Rahman Minmini, Noel James
1994 Palnati Pourusham "O Silku Paapa" A. R. Rahman Malgudi Subha, Suresh Peters
1995 Bombay (D) "Poolakundi Komma" A. R. Rahman Pallavi, Subha, Anupama
"Idhu Matrubhoomi" Sujatha Mohan, Noel
Vaddu Bava Thappu "Hello Hello Sreevaru" Vidyasagar K. S. Chithra
1996 Prema Desham (D) "Hello Doctor" A. R. Rahman KK
Mr. Romeo (D) "Evaridhi Evaridhi" A. R. Rahman Noel James, Chandran, Anto
1997 Merupu Kalalu (D) "Oh La La La" A. R. Rahman K. S. Chithra, Unni Menon
1998 Jeans (D) "Priya Priya Champodde" A. R. Rahman
"Gundello Gayanni"
Aahaa..! "Manasaina" Vandemataram Srinivas
Pelli Peetalu "Chitapata Chinukulu" S. V. Krishna Reddy K. S. Chithra
"Jil Jil Jil"
Prematho (D) "Ooristhu Ooguthu" A. R. Rahman Sujatha Mohan
1999 Jodi (D) "Nanu Preminchananu" A. R. Rahman Sujatha Mohan
Premikula Roju (D) "Manasu Padi" A. R. Rahman M. G. Sreekumar
"Roja Roja"(Sad)
Premaku Velayera "Kannu Kannu Kalupukoni" S. V. Krishna Reddy K. S. Chithra
Oke Okkadu (D) "Eruvaka Saguthundaga" A. R. Rahman Swarnalatha
Narasimha (D) "Meriseti Puvva" A. R. Rahman Nithyasree Mahadevan
A. K. 47 (D) "Alala Alala Nee Kosam" Hamsalekha K. S. Chithra
Harischandraa "Daychey Dora" Agosh Gopal Rao
"Vinudu Vinudu Antha" Mano
2000 Sakhi (D) "Vasanthapu" A. R. Rahman Shankar Mahadevan
"Snehituda Snehituda" Sadhana Sargam
"Maangalyam" Clinton Cerejo
Manoharam "Bharatha Maatha" Mani Sharma K. S. Chithra
Priyuralu Pilichindi (D) "Yemaaye Naa Kavitha" A. R. Rahman K. S. Chithra
Chirunaama (D) "O Sakha Sakha" Deva Swarnalatha
Madhuri "Gee Laila" Murali Gopika Poornima
"Sannaga O Pilupu" Sujatha Mohan
Premani Cheppara (D) "Adhe Vennela" Rajesh Roshan
"Nidurinche Gundela"
2001 Durga "Kannukotti" SD Shantakumar
Akrosham (D) "Amma Antunna" Yuvan Shankar Raja
Prematho Raa "Preminchadame" Mani Sharma
Hanuman Junction "Konaseemallo O Koyila" Suresh Peters K. S. Chithra
Kushi "Cheliya Cheliya" Mani Sharma Harini
Cheli (D) "Varshinche Megham" Harris Jayaraj
Chiranjeevulu "Anuraagam Anubandham" A.B.Murali K. S. Chithra
"Palliey Pachani" Gopika Poornima
Ramana "Raayanchala Raave" Maharshi Amrutha
2002 Bramhachari (D) "Sakala Kala Vallabuda" Deva Sujatha Mohan
"Ghatothkacha"
Priyadarshini "Maatalake Andhanidi" Mani Sharma Prasanna
Allari "Nara Naram" Paul J Aparna
Baba (D) "Baba Theme" A. R. Rahman
Panchatantram (D) "Meri Jaan" Deva Shalini
Kanulu Moosina Neevaye "Aalapana Aagena" Chakri Sunitha Upadrashta
2003 Donga Ramudu And Party "Chalirathiri" Chakri Sunitha Upadrashta
Ammayilu Abbayilu "Neeloni Andhalu" Kousalya
"Ishtapadi Ishtapadi"
Ishtapadi "Rayabharamenduke" M. M. Srilekha Sujatha Mohan
2004 Gharshana "Ye Chilipi" Harris Jayaraj
Megham "Neepai Naakunnadi" K. M. Radha Krishnan K. S. Chithra
2005 Preminchi Choodu (D) "Enno Janmala Bandham" Harris Jayaraj Saindhavi
Aaru (D) "Hrudayam Anu" Devi Sri Prasad Srilekha Parthasarathy
Mr Errababu "Neeli Meghala" Koti Malavika
Naidu LLB "Nuvve Nuvve" S. A. Rajkumar Harini
Thaka Thimi Tha (D) "Neelo Dagina Prema" D. Imman Usha
"Himsa"
Muddula Koduku (D) "Chirugali" Vidyasagar Sadhana Sargam
2006 Bommarillu "Bommanu Geesthe" Devi Sri Prasad Gopika Poornima
Raghavan (D) "Hrudayame" Harris Jayaraj Mahalakshmi Iyer
Kokila "Kokila Kokila" Madhukar Shreya Ghoshal
Vesavi (D) "Urikene Manasane" G. V. Prakash Kumar Shreya Ghoshal
2007 Himsinche 23Va Raju Pulikesi (D) "Aasha Kanvey" Sabesh–Murali
Nava Vasantham "Friendshippe Thiyyani" S. A. Rajkumar Tippu, Gopika Poornima
Sathyabhama "Theme Music" Chakri
Deva (D) "Peguthenchukunna" Yuvan Shankar Raja
Tinnama Padukunnama, Tellarinda "Konchem Konge Pattu" M. M. Srilekha M. M. Srilekha
2008 Jodhaa Akbar (D) "Aamani Ruthuvu" A. R. Rahman
Jayam Mandhe (D) "Nee Vechiunna Vakili" Vidyasagar Shravya
Adivishnu "Eedu Rangula Harivillu" M. M. Srilekha K. S. Chithra
2009 Ananda Thandavam (D) "Poovunai" G. V. Prakash Kumar Harini
Sontha Ooru "Kanula Vakite Kadulutunna" Saketh Sairam
2010 Pappu "Mellaga O" Phani Kalyan Radhika
2014 Lingaa (D) "Chinna Chinna" A. R. Rahman Aditi Paul
Premalayam (D) "Chalunaya" A. R. Rahman Bela Shende
2015 Anekudu (D) "Yegise Nadhi" Harris Jayaraj Shakthisree Gopalan

Kannada Discography (Selected Songs) edit

Year Film Song Composer(s) Co-Singer(s) Lyricist
1998 Yaare Neenu Cheluve “Kushalave Kshemavee“ Hamsalekha Anuradha Sriram Hamsalekha
2004 Maurya Usiraguve Hasiraguve K. Kalyan Shreya Ghoshal Gurukiran

As music composer edit

Films
Year Film Language Notes
2000 En Iniya Ilamaane Tamil Film unreleased[6]
2002 Yai! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke! Composed one song "Ini Naanum"
2003 Ivar Malayalam
2009 Seetha Kalyanam
2010 Kushti Hindi
2011 The Train Malayalam
2015 Kangaroo Tamil

Onscreen appearances edit

Albums
Year Film Language Notes
2008 Vallamai Tharayo Tamil appearance in song "En Veettil"
2019 Sarvam Thaala Mayam as himself

Television edit

Be it Vijay Television Super singer or Zee Tamil Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, with his outspoken comments and the continuous support and encouragement for the contestants throughout the season makes him one of the most favourite judges in the reality shows of Tamil Nadu.

As a judge edit

Tamil
Malayalam

References edit

  1. ^ "Rajinikanth's Minsara Kanna from Padayappa was originally a female solo, later singer Srinivas sang the male track at gunpoint!". OTTPLAY.
  2. ^ "https://www.thehindu.com/society/when-singer-srinivas-took-a-song-request-from-ranil-wickremesinghe-the-president-of-sri-lanka/article67093039.ece". The Hindu. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)
  3. ^ "https://open.spotify.com/artist/3K9qRRRqtuxgBRLxRCxpDl". Spotify. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)
  4. ^ "https://www.filmibeat.com/celebs/srinivas-singer.html#filmography". FilmiBeat. {{cite web}}: External link in |title= (help)
  5. ^ "Saregama India launches Timeless Classics by Srinivas". Indiainfoline.com. 9 November 2010. Retrieved 10 March 2012.
  6. ^ "New Straits Times".

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