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S.Janaki
23-04-1938
Nellore, India
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S.Janaki Biography

S. Janaki is an Indian female playback singer. She is a Telugu by birth but has gained popularity in the whole of South India. She is renowned for her voice modulation abilities and is popularly referred to as the "melody queen of South India". She has sung in many Indian languages, most frequently in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. Janaki is also an occasional lyricist and composer.

Within a career of more than five decades, she has sung over 20,000 songs and has won four National Film Awards and 31 different State Film Awards. Her collaborations with singer S. P. Balasubramanyam and composer Ilaiyaraaja are among the most popular musical combinations in South India.

S. Janaki was born into a Telugu Brahmin family in Pallapatla, Repalle village, in Guntur, Madras Presidency, now part of Andhra Pradesh state. She was interested in music from early age and started performing at the age of three. She learned music from Sree Paidiswamy, a nadaswaram vidwan.

Janaki started singing at the age of 19. She later moved to Chennai on the advice of her uncle Chandrashekar and joined AVM Studios as a singer. She started her career in movies by singing songs composed by T. Chalapati Rao in the Tamil movie Vidhiyin Vilayattu in 1957. Subsequently, she performed in the Telugu movie MLA. Janaki went on to become one of the most favourite singers of Ilayaraja, and a phase ensued when she sang at least 2 to 3 songs per movie in all the four South Indian languages. She sang in almost every major South Indian movie in the 1980s and 1990s.

She also wrote many songs for Tamil and Telugu movies. She has also sung in Hindi, Sinhalese, Bengali, Oriya, English, Sanskrit, Konkani, Tulu, Saurashtra, Baduga, Japanese and German. A devotee of Lord Krishna and Shirdi Sai Baba, she has also recorded Hindu devotional music on Meera. Her contemporaries include Ghantasala, Rajkumar, T. M. Soundararajan, P. Susheela, Vani Jayaram, K J Yesudas, L R Eeswari, P. Jayachandran, P. Leela, K. S. Chithra, Swarnalatha, Sujatha, Jency, P B Srinivas and S P Balasubramanyam.

S. Janaki married V. Ramprasad. She is now settled in Chennai. She lives with her son Murali Krishna, who acted in a few films and has an audio business of his own, and his wife Uma Murali Krishna, a classical dancer (Bharatnatyam and Kuchipudi) they have two daughters named Amruthavarshini and Apsara. She is also a close relative of Carnatic classical vocalist Garimella Balakrishna Prasad.

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Amma nenu meeku veerabhimaanini mee pataku nenu banisanu amma oka telugodiga garva paduthunnanu amma meeru maa teluginta putti desam motham garvinchadagga gayaniga adigaru asalu ela amma patalo antha easy ga navvagalugutharu female playback singers lo meela expressions als ichhe singer ni nenu chudaledu thalli s.p balasubrahmanyam garu eppudu mee gurinche cheptharu amma padutha theeyaga telugu programme lo meela stunning pitch lo pade singer india lone puttaledani amma meeru ilaage nindu noorellu santhosham ga vundalani aa bhagavanthudini prarthisthunna amma

Ram idduboyina, Sklm ( AP) on 29-11-2017

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yes, yes on 14-11-2017

hi mam am nasreen banu na oru muslim ponnu. yenna chinnavaisula irunde. paatu na ronba istam aduvum unga paatu na yennaye maranduduven na veetla paadite iruppen. na oru paatahvadu paadi ungalakku kaatanum idu dhan yen romba nal kanavu. i love u mam.yenna kaditiona valathadhala yennala paata cotinue panna mudiyala yennaku reply illa ungakitta irundhu pada aasirvadham kedachiduna saami kudukkura varam pola. thank u mam

nasreen banu, on 14-09-2017

I want to be your first fan. I like u so much ma. I like your voice and your songs . I love your sweet voice....

R.prabakaran, dharmapuri on 16-05-2017

Mam I like your songs and i am interested singing like melody songs and I want to become like you, For that what is the first step.

Anitha R, Bangalore on 16-03-2017

i love u jaanu

padma, vijayawada on 25-11-2016

I love s. JanKi voice. Nagu endhidhe, banallu neene, omme ninnannu, ninna savinenape, etc. Your all songs mareyalagadha hadu sukada swapnagana............................

Kumar Raje urs , Simoga.karnataka on 19-10-2016

Hieee ammaaa once u came to Bijapur even I had speak to u... U r d world's best amma for all... I love u ammaa... I missig u allooottttt.... I want to see u again amma....

Priyanka sthavarmath Bijapur, Bijapur on 06-10-2016

I like u voice mam

Gomathi , Villupuram on 03-09-2016

Hai amma ungaloda theevira rasikai nan.ungala,unga songs ah avalo pudikkum.recent ah singapore la nadantha award function la neenga vangina "life time achievement " pathen.congratulations amma.ungala valtha vayathillai vanangugiren.innunm neenga neraiya awards vanganum.i love your voice.i love you so much.

S.Gayathri, Mulanur.Tirupur(Dt) on 26-08-2016

I love your voice amma u always give a peaceful and relax mind through your voice

Bharathi jeya, kovilpatti on 25-08-2016

Amma unga kuralla etho onnu irrukku. Ungala parthaudane unga kalla vilunthu. Asirvatham vanganum Ungala parkum chance kidaikuma. Nan unga koodave irukkanum. Ungala parkarathuthan en muthal aim

pasupathi, dharmapuri on 21-08-2016

women songla Unga song mattum than nan ketpean.enaku ilayaraj spb$ neenga team song rompa pidukum I love u janaki amma

E,Thomas, Chennai on 14-08-2016

amma ur my soul...i miss u so much amma...i m really crazy ur voice...

ILLANGOVAN S/O GOVINDASAMY, penang malaysia on 02-07-2016

Our Legendary Dr.S.Janaki Amma is not only a singer and music composer But also a great great great Human Being........ She respect each and everyone......... She love her fans...... She treat her fans as her own son and daughter........ Proud to be a fan of Dr.S.Janaki Amma.......

M.Hariprasaad, Coimbatore on 28-06-2016

unkal rasikana nan neenga padia pattukal manadukku puthunarchi tharukiradhu aduvum ilayaraja music neenkalum spb sernthu padiapadalkalai kettukonda irukkalam tamilarkalin pookisam amma neenkal spb ilayaraja

G.thennarasu, hosur KRISHNAGIRI dist on 08-05-2016

I am love your voice very much amma..also.my inspiration for your character

mohan monu, kotagiri..The Nilgiris on 28-04-2016

Amma Inga songs ketkumpothu yellamae maranthu poguthu especially kavalaigal Amma neenga end ayulaiyum vaangi ennum palavarusam vazhalunum amma

vijay, chennai on 26-04-2016

I love Your Voice

S Ganavi, Hosur,Tamil Nadu on 23-04-2016

Enter your comments here amma nan ungaludia migga migga peria theevira fan ma.ungala pathi solla varthiye illama. ungalukku inai neenga matum than.enakku music kathukananu asai irukka but vasathi illa.but nan konjam nalla paduvean..irunthallum music ah muraipadi kathukkuttu padavendum..

gokul, coimbatore. on 09-04-2016

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