Srilekha Parthasarathy

Occupation:
Singer
Srilekha Parthasarathy
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Srilekha Parthasarathy (Tamil: ஸ்ரீலேகா பார்த்தசாரதி Telugu: శ్రిలేకా పార్థసారథి Malayalam: സ്രിലെകാ പാര്തസരതി) is a Tamil singer who is commonly referred to by her first name Srilekha. She has a versatile voice, and has experienced an impressive success in other genres of music as well, including ghazals.
Srilekha began her professional career in 2000, when she sang the scintilating Jingle for the “Idhayam Oil” advertisement, which was piturised on “Jothika”. She describes the jingle as her ticket into the Tamil music industry.

Srilekha was born and brought up in Delhi. Being South Indian by birth, she learnt both North Indian and South Indian languages and music, as well as Western music. At the age of four, she won the first prize in the annual All India Children’s Music Competition in New Delhi.Her debut was with music director Harris Jayaraj, for the song called "Yedho Ondru" from the movie Laysa Laysa. This movie also introduced Trisha, one of the leading Tamil actresses.

Her popularity increased with many other hits, such as "Poo Mugam Siricha" for the movie Junction, "Kaadhalaagi" with S.P. Balasubramaniam in Pop Carn, "Don’t worry be Happy" for the movie Whistle, and "Sutthi Sutthi Varuven" for the movie Sena.

Her career took a leap with the blockbuster hit "Kalyaanam dhaan" from the movie Saamy. This song topped the music charts. This was followed by "Vinodhane" from Thennavan, "Vaa Masakatre" from Kurumbu and "Ayurvedha Azhagi" from Thiruda Thirudi.

Her recent hits include Dhimsu Kattai, "Chinna Veeda", "Kokku Meena Thinguma" and "Pacchakili Pacchakili". Other songs of Srilekha include "Mummy Chellama", "Bambara Kannu", "Vecchukka Vecchukka Va", "Garuda Garuda", and "Thavilu Thavilu".