Kavita Krishnamurthy


Artist Birtday : 25/01/1958 (Age 66)
Born In : New Delhi, India
Occupation(s) : Playback singer, Fusion, Pop
Genres : Playback singer, fusion, classical, Semi classical, Rab, Indi pop, Ghazal, Filmi Qawwalli

Sharda is known as Kavita Krishnamurthy. Kavita is the most famous Indian playback singer. She was born on 25 January 1958 in a Tamil Iyer family in New Delhi, India. She is the daughter of T.S. Krishnamurthy (An Employee of The Education Ministry) and Kamakshi Krishnamurthy. She was married to Pandit Dr. Lakshminarayan Subramaniam (Violinist) on 11 November 1999. She has 2 sons named Narayana Subramaniam, Foster (Doctor), Ambi Subramaniam, Foster (Violinist), and a daughter named Gingger Shankar, Foster (Singer).

Her favorite singers are Lata Mangeshkar, A.R. Rehman and his favorite director are Mani Ratnam.

She moved to Bombay to try her luck in Bollywood at the age of 14. Her aunt, Protima Bhattacharya, got trained in music, and Suruma Basu trained her in “Rabindra Sangeet”.

In 1978, She sang in Ondanondu Kaaladaga, Title track, Kannada. In 1980, She has singing a song “Kaahe Ko Byahe” for the film “Maang Bharo Sajna”.

She has been awarded the “Filmfare Award” for many songs in different years. In 1995, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Pyaar Hua Chupke Se”, In 1996, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Mera Piya Ghar Aaya”, In 1997, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Aaj Main Upar”, In 2003, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Dola Re Dola”.

She has awarded the “Star Screen Award” In 1997, “Best  Female Playback Singer” for  “Aaj Main Upar”, In 2000, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam”.

She has awarded the “Zee Cine Award” In 2001, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Nimbooba” In 2003, “Best Female Playback Singer” for “Dola Re”.

In 2005, She has awarded the “Civilian Award” of “Padma Shri”.


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