Anuradha Sriram (conceived 9 July 1970) is an Indian carnatic and playback artist and youngster entertainer who hails from the Indian province of Tamil Nadu. She has sung in excess of 3500 tunes in Tamil, Telugu, Sinhala, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali and Hindi movies.
Anuradha was brought into the world in Chennai to playback vocalist Renuka Devi and Meenakshi Sundaram Mohan. She did her tutoring (I and II principles) in Coimbatore at the St. Francis Somewhat English Indian Young ladies School, and later at the Padma Seshadri Bala Bhavan, Chennai. She has a B.A and M.A in music from Sovereign Mary’s School in Madras College and got the college gold decoration in both the courses. She was given a cooperation to do her Lord of Expressions degree in Ethnomusicology from Wesleyan College, Connecticut, US.
She was prepared by many regarded masters like Thanjavur S. Kalyanaraman, Sangeetha Kalanidhi T. Brinda and T. Viswanathan in Carnatic music and has had concentrated preparing under Pandit Mannikbua Thakurdas for Hindustani traditional music. She is additionally a cultivated Western Old style show artist, having gone through concentrated preparing from Prof. Shirley Meier in New York City. While in Wesleyan, aside from learning and performing western show and jazz, she additionally acted in numerous Indonesian and West African music shows.
Anuradha has performed broadly all over India and the US, and has given many radio and television programs since the age of 12. Anuradha Sriram previously entered the Tamil Film Industry as a youngster craftsman in the 1980 Tamil film Kaali. In 1995, she was presented as a vocalist by A R Rahman for the tune “Malarodu Malaringu” in the film Bombay. Her most memorable performance was for A R Rahman in Indira. She represents considerable authority in Carnatic music and has sung in north of 1,000 shows around the world. Anuradha has a few diagram besting Reflection collections surprisingly. She likewise works together with her better half Sriram Parasuram on their Old style Music Jugalbandhi shows and their hit television program “Elaame Sangeetham Thaan”. She has likewise introduced numerous music programs on television.
Having sung in excess of 2,000 melodies in Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Malayalam, and six North Indian dialects, a portion of her hits are “Nalam Ariyaaval” (Kaadal Kotai), “Dilruba” (Priyam), “Meenamma” (Aasai), “Acham Illai” (Indira), “Phenk Hawa” (Smash Jaane) and “Pehli” (Zor). She has created music for the film Five Star and TV series Sivamayam delivered by Radaan for Sun television alongside her significant other. She likewise filled in as a voice entertainer loaning her voice for Kiran for the film Anbe Sivam (2003).
Awards and recognition
- Dr. J. Jayalalitha Cine Award (1996)
- Ajanta Award for the best female playback singer (1996)
- Screen Videocon award for Best Pop Album (1998)
- Karnataka State Film Awards for best playback singer (1999)
- Vocational Excellence Award by the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Midtown (2002)
- International Tamil Film Awards (2003)
- West Bengal State award for best playback singer (2004)
- Filmfare award for the best playback singer (2004) – O Podu from Gemini
- Honorary Doctorate by the Sathyabama University for her accomplishments and contribution to the field of music (2012)
Anuradha is hitched to vocalist Sriram Parasuram (whom she met at Wesleyan College). They have two children named Jayant and Lokesh. Anuradha’s sibling Murugan is likewise a playback vocalist.