Santhosh Venky is one of the 5 nominated male kannada playback singers for the Best Playback Singer(Male) of 2016 category at Filmfare Awards South 2017. To answer who's the best is really a tough task, because we kannadigas are gifted with many amazing singers and I could name some… 1. [7] His song "Kavite" in Kannada movie Gaalipata too became famous. [77], Balasubrahmanyam died on 25 September 2020 at 1:04 pm (IST) of cardio-respiratory arrest after over a month-long hospitalisation. Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam (4 June 1946 – 25 September 2020), also referred to as S. P. B. or Balu, was a veteran Indian musician, playback singer, television anchor, music director, actor, dubbing artist, and film producer who worked predominantly in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, and Malayalam films. Hemanth became a popular and prominent playback singer in Kannada cinema since his debuted with super hit and evergreen song "Preetse Preetse" of Kannada cinema. He also won the Vijay Music Awards for the Best Male Playback for the song "Hosanna" from Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa. He was born in Mysore, India to Carnatic Artists Lopamudra and Late L. Ramasesha, and is himself trained in Carnatic music. [34][35] Often visiting music composers seeking opportunities, his first audition song was "Nilave Ennidam Nerungadhe". He is also one of four artists credited for the song "Jai Ho", which won the 2008 Academy Award for Best Original Song. By occupation, Shiva Rajkumar is an actor, playback singer, producer as well as a television anchor. Adityakalakiranpuraskar – award by the Aditya Birla Group. Sailaja. Narasimharaju. She is a native of West Bengal and is a very successful singer in the whole of India. S. P. Balasubrahmanyam has won 12 awards - Filmfare Award in 1990, Filmfare Award - Telugu in 2007, Filmfare Award - Tamil in 2008, Filmfare Award - Kannada in 2011, National Award in 1996, National Award in 1995, National Award in 1988, National Award in 1983, National Award in 1981, National Award in 1979, Filmfare Award South in 1987 and Filmfare Award South in 1984. Rajesh Krishna 7. He started showing signs of recovery, including light speech and physical activities. 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P. Balasubramaniam – Andhravilas.com -Telugu Cinema, Telugu Movies, India News & World News, Bollywood, Songs". P.B Srinivas 3. This is because the new show of Colors Kannada is the exact replica of Chhoti Sardarni. The song is being sung by Arman Malik. [10] The song 'Hoge' that he has sung for the film 'Nam Life Story' in Kannada is also going viral. He has sung songs in Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and Hindi. Adam Lambert is the Best male singer today. Balasubrahmanyam was married to Savithri and has two children, a daughter Pallavi, and a son S. P. B. Charan, also a playback singer and film producer. He received his fourth National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song "Umandu Ghumandu" from the Kannada film Ganayogi Panchakshari Gavayi (1995), which was a Hindustani classical music-based composition by Hamsalekha. Not a classically trained singer, he used a "film music" aesthetic in recording the songs. Balasubrahmanyam sang the most songs for Hamsalekha in Kannada. [52] Balasubrahmanyam's duet with Lata Mangeshkar, "Didi Tera Devar Deewana", was very popular. He has done backing vocals for about 25 foreign films, including the film Couples Retreat, with music by A. R. Rahmaan. Sanjith Hegde has rendered film songs in several Indian languages and has several chart hits to his credit. Vijay Prakash is an Indian singer and music composer. [5][6], Balasubrahmanyam has won six National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer for his works in four different languages – Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi; 25 Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards for his work in Telugu cinema; and numerous other state awards from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. He was the leader of a light music troupe composed of Anirutta (on the harmonium), Ilaiyaraaja (on guitar and later on harmonium), Baskar (on percussion) and Gangai Amaran (on guitar). Jaggesh is an actor and director, known for Guru (2012), Neer Dose (2016) and Melkote Manja (2017). [50] The soundtrack for the film was very successful and he won a Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song Dil Deewana. [68], Balasubrahmanyam hosted and judged Telugu musical reality TV show Padutha Theeyaga, which marked his television debut. After moving to Mumbai in 1996, he became a student of Suresh Wadkar. [51] Notable among these was Hum Aapke Hain Koun..! Ondu Male Billu is a Kannada song from the movie Chakravarthy. In 2013, he appeared as one of the artists in Coke Studio @ MTV. Years active 2011 Name ... Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Hindi and in about 15 languages [citation needed] 1965–2006 Rajkumar: Kannada 2008–present L. V. Revanth: Telugu 1975-present Remo Fernandes: Konkani, Hindi, English, Kannada, Telugu 1992–present Ondu Male Billu lyrics from Chakravarthy. [65] He was awarded the Nandi Award for Best Male Dubbing Artist for the films Annamayya and Sri Sai Mahima. He got his first break in Hindi cinema with the film Baaz in 2002, and his first song for A. R. Rahman was in Ashutosh Gowariker's Swades, followed by the same composer's Tamil title track for the movie New. Right from her school days in Sacred Heart Convent, Hubli, she never failed to mesmerize people with her melodious voice. He recorded duets with P. Susheela, S. Janaki, Vani Jayaram and L. R. Eswari. video songs from Kannada movies or Sandalwood movies. Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer and composer. Ondu Male Billu video song features Darshan and Deepa Sannidhi in a lead role. Exclusively on ANAND AUDIO...!! In 2013, his song 'Khaali Quater', written by lyricist Yograj Bhat, went viral on social media. Sanjith won the Gaana Mirchi Music Award for the … She is the female singer in almost all the languages of India. [7][8] In addition, he won the Filmfare Award, and six Filmfare Awards South. "[4] He has also won the very prestigious Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Artist – Kannada twice for the songs Gatiya Ilidu from the Kannada film Ulidavaru Kandante and Belageddu Yara Mukhava from Kirik Party. Starting from 1996, the show is credited for unearthing singing talents from Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Since 2009, he has sold over 2.5 million albums and 5 million singles worldwide. National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer, National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer, Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer, List of awards and nominations received by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, "S.P. [3] The song also won a Grammy Award in the category "Best Song Written For Motion Picture, Television Or Other Visual Media. "[44][45] In the 1970s, he also worked with M. S. Viswanathan in Tamil movies for actors such as M. G. Ramachandran, Sivaji Ganesan and Gemini Ganesan. [21], On 25 September 2020, Balasubrahmanyam died in Chennai from post COVID-19 complications. [48] Balasubrahmanyam received his first National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer for his work. Prakash has debuted as a music composer for the 2013 Kannada film Andar Bahar starring Shivrajkumar.[9]. Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal, one of the most famous singers in >> Read More... Shreya was born on 12th March 1984. Other popular songs include "July Maadham" from Pudhiya Mugam, which also marked the debut of singer Anupama,[57] "Mannoothu Manthayilae" from Kizhakku Cheemayile which was a folk number and he almost sang all songs in the musical love story Duet and "Thanga Thaamarai" from Minsara Kanavu which fetched him, the sixth and latest of his National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer to date. [30], Balasubrahmanyam developed an interest in music at an early age, studied musical notations, and learned music. Mysuru Ananthswamy 6. In 2008 he sang the "Condom a capella" ringtone composed by Rupert Fernandes and produced by the BBC World Service Trust for an Indian safe sex campaign. [54][55], In the 1990s, he worked with composers such as Vidyasagar, M. M. Keeravani, Hamsalekha, S. A. Rajkumar and Deva among others, but his association with A.R.Rahman turned out be a major success. He is primarily focused on Tamil, Telugu and Kannada film songs and also had a career start in Hindi film songs as well. Balasubramaniam – Songfacts", "Friday Review Hyderabad / Events : The stars shimmered bright", "SP Balasubrahmanyam: Legendary Indian singer dies", "Happy Birthday SP Balasubramaniam: Five interesting unknown facts about the fabulous singer", "Have lost count of songs sung, says record holder S.P. The songs were based on classical music, such as in Saagara Sangamam (1983) and Rudraveena (1988), for which both Ilaiyaraaja and Balasubrahmanyam won National Awards for Best Music Director and Best Male Playback Singer respectively. He was then introduced to the Malayalam film industry by G. Devarajan in the film Kadalppalam. [56], Balasubrahmanyam recorded three songs for A. R. Rahman in the latter's debut film Roja. There are about 100 movies that are made in Kannada in a year. [43] He had recorded 21 songs in Kannada for the composer Upendra Kumar in Bangalore from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm on 8 February 1981 and 19 songs in Tamil, 16 songs in Hindi in a day. Other early songs he sang were duets with P. Susheela, "Iyarkai Ennum Ilaya Kanni" in the 1969 film Shanti Nilayam, starring Gemini Ganesh, and "Aayiram Nilavae Vaa" for M. G. Ramachandran in Adimaippenn. Male Album has 6 songs sung by Santhosh Venky. [46], Balasubrahmanyam came to international prominence with the 1980 film Sankarabharanam. Play Love Me or Hate Me - Kannada Hits Kannada movie songs MP3 by Various Artists and download Love Me or Hate Me - Kannada Hits songs on Gaana.com. [76] However, the hospital released a statement on 24 September stating that he became "extremely critical" and was on "maximal life support". [11][12][13][14] He recorded 21 songs in Kannada for the composer Upendra Kumar in Bengaluru from 9 am to 9 pm on 8 February 1981. The film is considered to be one of the best films ever to emerge from the Telugu film industry. [39][40] He recorded his first Tamil song "Athaanodu Ippadi Irundhu Eththanai Naalaachu", a duet with L. R. Eswari under the musical direction of M. S. Viswanathan for the film Hotel Ramba, which was never released. [16] In 2016, he was honoured with the Silver Peacock Medal as Indian Film Personality of the Year. 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