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Sujatha Mohan
Sujatha Mohan
(credited as Sujatha ) is an Indian playback singer who is popular for singing in Malayalam
Malayalam
and Tamil movies. She has also sung for Telugu, Kannada
Kannada
and Hindi
Hindi
movies. She has sung many songs in Malayalam, making her the fourth most prolific Malayalam
Malayalam
singer.[3]

Contents

1 Personal life 2 Career 3 Number of songs 4 Awards 5 Popular songs

5.1 Tamil hits 5.2 Malayalam 5.3 Telugu Hits 5.4 Hindi

6 Malayalam
Malayalam
Christian songs 7 Malayalam
Malayalam
album songs 8 Online initiative 9 TV shows 10 References 11 External links

Personal life[edit] Sujatha Mohan
Sujatha Mohan
is the granddaughter of Parur T. K. Narayana Pillai, the first Chief Minister of the erstwhile Travancore-Cochin
Travancore-Cochin
State after Independence. She is married to Krishna Mohan on 9 May 1981.[4] Her only daughter, Shweta Mohan, is also a singer. Career[edit] Sujatha shot to fame in the seventies as Baby Sujatha, the schoolgirl who regularly used to sing with K. J. Yesudas
K. J. Yesudas
in his stage shows all over the world. She recorded her first song, "Kannezhuthy Pottuthottu" when she was in the sixth standard. The song was composed by M. K. Arjunan for the 1975 Malayalam
Malayalam
movie Tourist Bungalow. She recorded songs for Shyam in Kamam Krodham Moham and Salil Chowdhury
Salil Chowdhury
in Aparadhi. Around this time, composer M. G. Radhakrishnan got her to record many non-film songs; the biggest hit among them was "Odakkuzhal Vili". She debuted in Tamil through the song "Kaadhal Oviyam Kandein" from Kavikuyil
Kavikuyil
(1977), tuned in Hameer Kalyani raga by Illayaraja, but it was not included in the film. Her first released song in Tamil was "Kalai Paniyil" from the Tamil film Gayathri
Gayathri
(1978), starring Sridevi and Rajinikanth
Rajinikanth
with music by Ilaiyaraja. She sang for Ilaiyaraaja in Johnny, Kavikuyil
Kavikuyil
and Ilamai Kolangal. After her marriage in 1981, she took a sabbatical from playback singing. She made a successful comeback in 1988 through Kadathanadan Ambadi, followed by the superhit Chithram. She used to sing ad jingles in the late 1980s for A. R. Rahman
A. R. Rahman
(such as the Premiere Cooker ad and the Tilda Rice ad). Then Rahman got her to sing "Pudhu Vellai Mazhai" from Mani Ratnam's 1992 film Roja, which became one of the biggest hit songs in India. The backing vocals for the song "Kadhal Roja" were also performed by Sujatha. She has had other hit songs, most of them with Rahman from films including Pudhiya Mugam (1992), Gentleman (1993), Jeans
Jeans
and Minsaara Kanavu
Minsaara Kanavu
(1997). She has also recorded some songs in Hindi, including "Dil Hai Sanam" (the Hindi
Hindi
version of "Thee Thee") from Chor Chor (Thiruda Thiruda), "Ishq Bina" from Taal, "Hai Jaana" from Pukar and "Ishwar Allah" from Earth, and provided backing vocals for the song "Tum Ho Meri Nigahom" from Kabhi Na Kabhi, all of them composed by A. R. Rahman. She has had many of her notable and successful songs under the musical direction of A. R. Rahman. She made a strong comeback in the Malayalam
Malayalam
film industry in the mid-1990s and most of her notable Malayalam
Malayalam
songs were composed by Vidyasagar. Most of her hit songs from Telugu are composed by Mani Sharma.She was also a judge in munch star singer junior,IDEA star singer,AIRTEL super singer (VIJAY TV). Number of songs[edit] She has sung a lot of songs in Malayalam
Malayalam
making her the fourth most prolific Malayalam
Malayalam
female singer after K.S.Chithra, S. Janaki
S. Janaki
and P. Susheela.[5] Awards[edit] Sujatha has received several awards and recognitions for her work in the South Indian film musical world. Kerala
Kerala
State Film Awards:

2008 – Best Female Playback Singer – "Baasuri" from Rathri Mazha 1999 – Best Female Playback Singer – "Varamanjaladiya" from Pranayavarnangal 1996 – Best Female Playback Singer – "Pranayamanithooval" from Azhakiya Ravanan

Tamil Nadu State Film Awards:

2001 – Best Female Playback Singer – "Un Samayal Arayil" from Dhill 1996 – Best Female Playback Singer – "Poo Pookkum Oosai" from Minsara Kanavu 1993 – Best Female Playback Singer – "Netru Illatha Maatram" from Pudhiya Mugam
Pudhiya Mugam
"En Veetu Thottathil" from Gentle man

Kerala
Kerala
Film Critics Award

2003 – Best Female Playback Singer – Vellithira' &`Kasthuriman 2004 – Best Female Playback Singer - Thudakkam 2005 - Best Female Playback Singer - paranju theeratha vishengal

Asianet
Asianet
Film Awards:

2004 – Best Female Playback – "Kandu Kandu" from Mampazhakkalam 2001 – Best Female Playback – "Perariya" from Soothradharan 1998 - Best Female Playback - "Varamanjalaadiya from Pranayavarnangal

Other prominent awards & nominations:

2015 - Asiavision Awards
Asiavision Awards
for Best Female Playback Singer - Ottamandaram 2014 - Thikkurishi Award(shared with shewta) for movie Ottamandaram 2013 - JFW magazine Women Achievers Award. 2009 – Swaralaya Yesudas Award 2008 - Best female singer award in GMMA (Gulf Malayalam
Malayalam
Music Awards) The Film Critics award 11 times The Cinema Express award The Dinakaran award Vanitha award for 'Kallai Kadavathu' in 'Perumazhakkalam' Mathrubhoomi Award for 'Kallai Kadavathu' in 'Perumazhakkalam' Raju Pilakkad Film Award Lifetime Achievement Award from Zee Tamil saregamapa little champs she got the award from her mother south Indian bank women's achivers award 2017

Popular songs[edit] Tamil hits[edit]

Year Song Title Film Music Director

1977 "Kaadhal Oviyam Kandaen" Kavikuyil Ilayaraja

1977 "Kaalai Paniyil" Gayathri Ilayaraja

1980 "Oru Iniya Manathu" Johnny Ilayaraja

1992 "Pudhu Vellai Mazhai" Roja A. R. Rahman

"Kadhal Rojave"

1993 "Netru Illatha Matram" Pudhiya Mugam A. R. Rahman

"Enveetu Thottathil" Gentleman A. R. Rahman

"Aathangara Marame" Kizhakku Cheemayile A. R. Rahman

1994 "Kathirikka Kathirikka" Duet A. R. Rahman

"Kaatru Kuthirayile" Kadhalan A. R. Rahman

"Meenaponnu" Nattamai Sirpy

"Kizhakku Sevakkayile" Seevalaperi Pandi Adithyan

"Nee Kattum Selai" Pudhiya Mannargal A. R. Rahman

"Vaadi Saathukodi"

"Innal Oru Ponnal" Manitha Manitha A. R. Rahman

"Porale Ponnuthayi" Karuththamma A. R. Rahman

"Pachaikili Padum Pattu"

1995 "Malarodu Malaringu" Bombay A. R. Rahman

"Idhu Annai Bhoomi"

"Thamarai Poovukum" Pasumpon Vidyasagar

"Ini Achham Illai" Indira A. R. Rahman

"Anandham Anandham Anandham" Murai Maman Vidyasagar

"Thilana Thilana" Muthu A. R. Rahman

1996 "Chittu Chittu Kuruvi" Ullathai Allitha Sirpy

"Naalai Ulagam" Love Birds A. R. Rahman

"Sollamalae" Poove Unakkaga S. A. Rajkumar

"Machinichi"

"Rukku Rukku" Avvai Shanmughi Deva

"Kaadhala Kaadhala"

"Mellisaye" Mr. Romeo A. R. Rahman

1997 "Poo Pookkum Osai" Minsara Kanavu A. R. Rahman

"Oru Pattampoochi" Kadhalukku Mariyadhai Ilayaraja

"Chandiranai Thottadhu Yaar" Ratchagan A. R. Rahman

"Chalakku Chalakku" Suryavamsam S. A. Rajkumar

"Rosappu Chinna Rosappu"

"Thirunaalu ther azagha"

1998 "Athisayam" Jeans A. R. Rahman

"Saravana Bhava" Kadhala Kadhala Karthik Raja

"Garuda Garuda" Natpukkaga Deva

"Yedho Oru Paatu" Unnidathil Ennai Koduthen S. A. Rajkumar

"Malligai Poove Malligai Poove"

"Vaanam Bhadiyen"

"En Uyire" Uyire A R Rahman

"Kumbakonam Sandhayil Paartha" Simmarasi S. A. Rajkumar

"Pacha Manna Thottu"

1999 "Oru Poyyavadhu" Jodi A. R. Rahman

"Neethaana Neethaana" Unnai Thedi Deva

"Kadhal Neethanaa" Time Ilayaraja

"Niram Pirithu"

"Un Per Solla Asaidhaan" Minsara Kanna Deva

"Boy Frienda"

"Athikalayil Sevalai" Nee Varuvai Ena S. A. Rajkumar

"Iravaa Pagalaa" Poovellam Kettuppar Yuvan Shankar Raja

"Mudhal Murai" Sangamam A. R. Rahman

"Sotta Sotta Tajmahal" Tajmahal A. R. Rahman

"Engal Veetil Ellam Naalum" Vaanathaipola S. A. Rajkumar

"Vaanil Vennila"

"Anandham Anandham" Kannupada Poguthaiya S. A. Rajkumar

"Saranam Bhava" Sethu Ilayaraja

2000 "Purave" Eazhaiyin Sirippil Deva

"Pennkiliye" Sandhitha Velai Deva

"Devadhai Vamsam" Snegithiye Vidyasagar

"Radhai Manathil" ........................................

"Kalloori Malare"

"Nilave Vaan Nilave" Maayi S. A. Rajkumar

"Aruppu Kottai" Vallarasu Deva

"Aalangatti Mazhai" Thenali A. R. Rahman

2001 "Un Azhagukku" Aalavandhan Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy

"Vaadi Vaadi Natukkatai" Alli Thanda Vaanam Vidyasagar

"Un Samayal Araiyil" Dhill Vidyasagar

"Desingu Raja" Dumm Dumm Dumm Karthik Raja

"Pineapple Kannadhodu" Samudhiram Sabesh-Murali

"Aagayam Pookkal" Vinnukum Mannukum Sirpy

"Unakenna Unakenna Solo"

"Unakenna Unakenna Duet"

"Manjal Poosum" Friends Ilayaraja

"Penkaloda Potti"

"Paadava Paadava" Little John Pravin Mani

"Hey Mister"

"Azhagaana Sooriyan" Manadhai Thirudivittai Yuvan Shankar Raja

"Adhisaya Thirumanam" Paarthale Paravasam A. R. Rahman

"Chella Nam Veetukku" Poovellam Un Vasam Vidyasagar

"Mazhaye O Mazhaye" Punnagai Desam S. A. Rajkumar

"Amul Baby" Vaanchinathan Karthik Raja

"Kavidhaigal Sollavaa" Ullam Kollai Poguthae Karthik Raja

"Gokulathu Radhai" Aanandham S. A. Rajkumar

"Kalyana Vaanil"

"Rasika Rasika" Star A. R. Rahman

"May Matham Katru" Shahjahan Mani Sharma

"Desing Rajathaan" Thavasi Vidyasagar

2002 "Maaya Maaya" Baba A. R. Rahman

"Theendi Theendi" Bala Yuvan Shankar Raja

"Vikkuthe" Thamizh Bharadwaj

"Thiru Thiruda" Five Star Parasuram

"Golmol" Thenkasi Pattanam Suresh Peters

"Azhagana Ilamaan Ondru"

"Ini Naanum Naanillai" Hey! Nee Romba Azhaga Irukke Srinivas

"Sundari" Kannathil Muthamittal A. R. Rahman

"Sakala Kalavallavane" Pammal K Sambantham Deva

"Kadhal Pisase" Run Vidyasagar

"Sil Sil Silala" Unnai Ninaithu Sirpy

"Happy New Year"

"Ennai Thallatum"

"Thappu Thandaa" Villain Vidyasagar

"Adi One Inch Two Inch" Youth Mani Sharma

2003 "Aasai Aasai" Dhool Vidyasagar

"Pookalin Kathinile" Kadhaludan S. A. Rajkumar

"Uchi Kilaiyilae"

"Nenjodu" Kadhal Kondein Yuvan Shankar Raja

"Dholna" Parasuram A. R. Rahman

"Maankuttiye" Priyamana Thozhi S. A. Rajkumar

"Thithikkuthe" Thittikudhey Vidyasagar

"Azhakooril Poothavale" Thirumalai Vidyasagar

2004 "Nenjam Ellaam" Ayutha Ezhuthu A. R. Rahman

"Kokkara Kokkarako" Ghilli Vidyasagar

"Sakkara Inikkira Sakkara" New A. R. Rahman

2005 "Annanoda Paatu" Chandramukhi Vidyasagar

"Rangola Hola" Ghajini Harris Jayaraj

"Mazhaye Mazhaye" June R Sharreth

2006 "Ennai Konjam Konjam" Aadhi Vidyasagar

"Atrai Thingal" Sivappathigaram Vidyasagar

2007 "Ae Manpuru Mangaye" Guru A. R. Rahman

"Katrin Mozhiye" Mozhi Vidyasagar

2008 "Chellam Chellam" Kuselan G. V. Prakash Kumar

"Ennamo Seithai" Kadhalna Summa Illai Vidyasagar

"Samayame" Vidyasagar

2009 "Kadhal " Ilamai Itho Itho Vidyasagar

2010 "Maanja Maanja" Maanja Velu Mani Sharma

"Unnai Ninaithadume" Aadu Puli Sundar C Babu

"Vizhi Oru Paadhi" Chikku Bukku Colonial Cousins

"Thambikkottai Kanga" Thambikottai D. Imman

2011 "Manmatha kadhal" Suriya Nagaram Benvialey

2016 "Mazhai Nindrum" Irandu Manam Vendum Mohammed Ali

Malayalam[edit]

"Doore Kizhakudikkum" – Chithram "Kadume Nadumellam" – Chithram "Kunu Kune" – Yodha "Pranayamanithooval" – Azhakiya Ravanan "Engane njan Urakkendu" – Desadanam "Ethrayo Janmamayi" – Summer in Bethlahem "Varamanjaladiya" – Pranayavarnangal "Minnal Kaivala Charthi" – Harikrishnans "Kakkakarumban" – Ee Puzhayum Kadannu "Perariya" – Soothradharan "Thotturummi Irikkan Kothiyayi" – Rasikan "Manju Peyyanu" – Chandranudikkunna Dikhil "Marannittum" – Randaam Bhavam "Pala Medhuvai" - Bucket "Onnam Kili" – Kilichundan Mampazham "Onnanam Kunninmele" – Kilichundan Mampazham "Kandu Kandu" – Mampazhakkalam "Karumizhi Kuruvi" – Meesa Madhavan "Thattam Pidichu" – Paradesi "Aaroraal Pularmazhayil" – Pattalam "Juneile Nilamazhayil" – Nammal Thammil "Rakkilithan" – Perumazhakkalam "Kallayi Kadavathu" – Perumazhakkalam "Dhoore Dhoore" – Seetha Kalyanam "Ketille Vishesham" – Seetha Kalyanam "Neelakasham" - Jomonte Suvisheshangal

Telugu Hits[edit]

Song Title Film Music Director

Paruvam Vaanaga Roja A. R. Rahman

Naa Cheli Rojave Roja A. R. Rahman

Dole Dole Dolaku Vamshoddharakudu Koti

Nee Style Naakishtam Raghavendra (film) Mani Sharma

Ko Ko Komali Narasimha Naidu Mani Sharma

Ninna Kuttesinadhi Narasimha Naidu Mani Sharma

Bava Bava Bhalevadivi Basu Mani Sharma

Chandamama Seema Simham Mani Sharma

Oorantha Utsavam Chennakeshava Reddy Mani Sharma

Andala Aadabomma Samarasimha Reddy Mani Sharma

Tella Tellani Cheera Devi Putrudu Mani Sharma

Kuchi Kuchi Kunamma Bombay (film) A. R. Rahman

Cheppave Chirugali Okkadu Mani Sharma

Jhummandi Vallantha Mitrudu Mani Sharma

Manasa Vacha Iddaru Mitrulu Mani Sharma

Mayadari Mayadari Andhama Pavitra Bandham M. M. Keeravani

Sarasamika Sunday Tarak Mani Sharma

Chema Chekka Azad (2000 film) Mani Sharma

Are Eelakotti Eduruleni Manishi S. A. Rajkumar

Gutthonkaya Kalyana Ramudu Mani Sharma

Sorry Sorry Bavagaru Bagunnara Mani Sharma

Swagatham Siva Rama Raju S. A. Rajkumar

Nandamuri Chandamama Samba (2004 film) Mani Sharma

Rajugari Thotalona Gorintaku (2008 film) Mani Sharma

Oh Vana Padithe Merupu Kalalu A.R. Rahman

Ammo Ammayena Vasantam S. A. Rajkumar

Chiguraaku Chatu Chilaka Gudumba Shankar Mani Sharma

Jampanduve Vasantam S. A. Rajkumar

Chakkera Naani A.R. Rahman

Boppayi Boppayi Veerabhadra (film) Mani Sharma

Kallallona Yevo Andala Ramudu (2006 film) S. A. Rajkumar

Jadathoti Kodithe Lakshmi Narasimha Mani Sharma

Sukku Sukku Lakshyam Mani Sharma

Mokka Jonna Thotalo Subash Chandra Bose (film) Mani Sharma

Nerajana Jana Rajababu (2006) S. A. Rajkumar

Vachinda Megam Yuva A.R. Rahman

Mallellona Illaira Allari Pidugu Mani Sharma

Varudo Marudo Thamboolalu Raj

Puvvullo Daagunna Jeans A.R. Rahman

Chemanthi Poobanthi Kushi Kushiga S. A. Rajkumar

Kosindi Kannekoyila Hitler (1997 film) Koti

Nanny Laalinchu Sangeetham Cheppave Chirugali S. A. Rajkumar

Happy New Year Cheppave Chirugali S. A. Rajkumar

Raja Hamsavo Ganesh (film) Mani Sharma

Vinaro Bhagyamu Annamayya (film) M. M. Keeravani

Ele Else Maradala Annamayya (film) M. M. Keeravani

Telugu Padaniki Annamayya (film) M. M. Keeravani

Naa Into Mundunna Gentleman (1993 film) A.R. Rahman

Jalaku Jalaku Suryavamsam
Suryavamsam
(1998 film) S. A. Rajkumar

Swathi Chinuka Anaganaga O Ammayi Mani Sharma

Aakashana Egiremaina Manasantha Nuvve R. P. Patnaik

Abbaba Iddu Choodalani Vundi Mani Sharma

Chilaka Sankranthi S. A. Rajkumar

Gusa Gusalade Gentleman (2016 film) Mani Sharma

Rangola Rangola Ghajini (2005 film) Harris Jayaraj

Eppudeppudu Rajakumarudu Mani Sharma

Nuvve Nuvve Kalisundam Raa S. A. Rajkumar

Divvi Divvi chandralekha (1998 film) Sandeep Chowtha

Konchem Konchem Munna (film) Harris Jayaraj

Vana Vallappa Annayya (2000 film) Mani Sharma

Gusa Gusale Annayya (2000 film) Mani Sharma

Satya Bhama Simharasi S. A. Rajkumar

Ososi Poolateega Palnati Brahmanayudu Mani Sharma

Kavvinchake Raja (1999 film) S. A. Rajkumar

Premante Yemitante Seenu (1999 film) Mani Sharma

Thilottama" Master Deva

"Punnamila" Prematho Raa Mani Sharma

Hindi[edit]

Hindi
Hindi
Songs

Year Film Song Remarks

2004 Hulchul "Rafta Rafta Haule Haule"

2001 Abhay "Koyal Se Mili"

2000 Pukar "Hai Jaana"

1999 Taal "Ishq Bina Kya"

1998 Kabhi Na Kabhi "Tum Ho Meri Nigahon"

1998 1947 Earth "Ishwar Allah"

1997 Vishwavidhaata "Kal Nahin Tha"

1996 Love Birds " Ho Kal Jab"

1993 Chor Chor "Dil Hai Sanam"

Malayalam
Malayalam
Christian songs[edit]

"Ithupole Enne Snehicheedaan En Jeevanai" "Kaval Malakhamare Snehapratheekam" "Ponnu Meera Kunthirikkam" "Alakadalum Kuliralayum" "Vannu Vazhaname" "Yesuve ninne kaanuvar" "Vazhiyethennarinjeela"

Malayalam
Malayalam
album songs[edit]

"Ilamyel Kondu Njaan" - Ithal (2016) "Maayumee thaazvarayooram" – Album
Album
(2015) "Vaadyaghosham" – Kerala
Kerala
Piravi Day (2014) "Kanna Neeyengupoi" – Nandagopalam (2013) "Kayalthirakalil Kanneeralakalil" – Kulirmazhayai (2011) "Athramel Athramel" – Danaha (2011) "Ravereyayittum" – Pranayamarmaram
Pranayamarmaram
(2009) "Ee Manjil" – Spandanam (2010) "Ennennum" – (2010) "Manju Peyyume" - Purple
Purple
(2009)

Online initiative[edit] Sujatha was among the first mainstream artists to support the Acethetik initiative, along with M Jayachandran, Madhu Balakrishnan, M G Sreekumar. She recorded "Manju Puthappil" and other songs for the website. TV shows[edit] She was one of the judges in Airtel Super Singer series with P. Unni Krishnan and Srinivas and in Munch star singer series with G. Venugopal and gopi in Asianet. Now, she is the judge of Indian Voice along with Sreenivas and Sarath in Mazhavil Manorama. She started judging Surya singer after the series got over she is now judging in Amrita super star.

As Judge

Year Title Channel Language Notes

2008 Airtel Super Singer 2 STAR Vijay Tamil

2008-2009 Munch Star singer junior Asianet Malayalam

2010-2011 Airtel Super Singer 3 STAR Vijay Tamil

2010-2012 Munch Star singer junior 2 Asianet Malayalam

2013 Indian Voice Mazhavil Manorama Malayalam

2013-2014 Airtel Super Singer 4 STAR Vijay Tamil

2013-2014 Indian Voice season 2 Mazhavil Manorama Malayalam

2014 Surya Singer Surya TV Malayalam

2016 Super singer junior Amrita TV Malayalam

2017 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs Zee Tamizh Tamil

2018-Present Super 4 Mazhavil Manorama Malayalam

References[edit]

^ Fan site = www.facebook.com/SujathaAndShwetaMohanFANS Indicine – Sujatha Mohan's Biography ^ One India – Biography of Sujatha Mohan ^ "On the same wavelength" ^ http://www.newindianexpress.com/entertainment/malayalam/article529063.ece ^ http://www.malayalachalachithram.com/listsongs.php?g=18

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