Charulatha mani – Carnatic vocalist and Playback singer
Charulatha Mani is an Indian playback singer and a carnatic music vocalist. More than playback singing, she has been more into the field of carnatic music where she survived for more than a decade. Charulatha has appeared for a number of TV shows and Radio programs in India and also around the world. She has made her voice recorded for various songs in Cds and DVDs albums. Her Isai Payanum aired in Jaya TV, deals with the Ragas, Brigas and Swarams in the Carnatic music and filmy music and this particular show of hers has completed for more than that of 80 episodes.
Early Life and Profile of Charulatha mani playback singer
Charulatha Mani was born in a family of musicians wherein her first guru was her mother. She learnt carnatic music from her mother, Hemalatha Mani who was a renowned Veena artist and a student of the famous Chitti Babu. Charulatha trained herself later with Sandhavandanam Poorna Pragna Rao (Son of Sandhyavandhanam Srinivasa Rao), Calcutta K.S.Krishnamurthy, Flute Vekataraman Iyer and V.Subrahmanyam. This could elucidate her brief life with the carnatic music.
With her schooling wrapped up in the Chennai metropolitan, she persuaded her graduation with the Bachelors in Engineering in the department if Mechanical Engineering at the prestigious Anna University, Chennai. She also holds a Masters degree in Music from the University of Madras. After her education her career was drifted towards the music and she started given wonderful songs to the Tamil film industry and also Indian film industry.
Music and Career of playback singer Charulatha Mani
Charulatha Mani is not only the most popular playback singer but also she is well recognized as the Carnatic singer. Her interest towards the Carnatic music has helped her to give great contributions in the Carnatic music. Even thought there are many great songs contributed to the Indian film industry, she is very popular with the film songs. Charulatha Mani has performed in all sabhas being a renowned artist in the field of Carnatic music in Chennai and all over India. She has also toured to London, Canada, Australia, Singapore, The United states of America, Sri Lanka and Europe.
Regarding her playback singing, she has sung for many films like Oru Koodai Mutham, Veluthu Kathu, Vettaikaran, Aaradhu Vanam, Naan Avanillai, Budhivanta, Thantiran, Kaadhalan Kaadali and Nanda. She has sung for many music directors like Vijay Antony, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Bharani, Shanthan etc. she has sung many devotional songs and carnatic music vocals for many audio companies like Giri trading agency, Maximum Media, Kosmic music and Carnatica. With her great singing skills she is continuously getting various offers to make good songs in various Indian films. She makes a good choice for her film songs and gives wonderful contributions to the film industry.
Awards and Accolades of Playback singer Charulatha Mani
Dedication to music will always have its great fame and greatness. In this category Charulatha Mani is also gifted to receive many gifts and awards for her best contributions in the Film industry of India. Her dedication towards the Carnatic music has given her a great chance to get popular all over the world. She has also performed many stage shows and won great honor from various people. Along with the great fame she has also received the most important awards from various person and organizations. She has been awarded for many categories in both in carnatic and playback singing. Some of her nostalgic awards are:
• ‘Woman Achiever’s award’ in the year 2009.
• M.S Subhalakshmi endowement award from the Narada Ghana Sabha in the year 2008.
• Yuva kala bharthi from bharath kalachar in the year 2005.
• Best vocalist award from the Narada gana Sabha in the year 2003.
• The same award from Sri Parthasarathy swami sabha.
• SAFE in the year 2002.
• Ragam Tanam Pallavi award from Sri Krishna gana sabha in the year 2002.
• Recipient of scholarships from the government of India and government of Tamil Nadu for performing and advanced learning of music.
Charulatha mani has also performed various stage shows all over the world and has also given various stage performance in India too along with the other playback singers. Her contributions to the Carnatic music are excellent when compared to the Playback singing. She toured to various places all over the world and various popular countries to give wonderful stage performance in both the Carnatic songs and other stage shows.