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S. Janaki

S. Janaki is a legendary, award-winning, 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 of them in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Hindi. Janaki is also an occasional lyricist and a composer.

Within a career of more than five decades, she sang over 20,000 songs and has won four National Film Awards and 31 different State Film Awards. Janaki forms a successful combination with singer S P Balasubramanyam and composer Ilaiyaraaja, which are considered one of the most popular combinations in South India.

Early life
Dr. 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.

Singing career

Janaki started singing at the age of 19. She later moved to Chennai on the advice of her uncle Dr. 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 2-3 songs per movie in all the four South Indian languages.She sang in almost every movie in 1980s and 1990s.

She also wrote many songs for Tamil and Telugu movies. She has sung more than 30,000 songs[Films,Non Films], in all languages in South India, as well as 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, Dr.Rajkumar, P. Susheela, Vani Jayaram, K J Yesudas, L R Eeswari, P. Jayachandran, P. Leela, K. S. Chithra, Swarnalatha, Sujatha, Jency, P B Srinivas and of course S P Balasubramanyam. She is the inspiration for many upcoming female playback singers.

Personal life

Dr. S. Janaki married V.Ramprasad. She is now settled in Chennai, lives with her son Murali Krishna, who acted in 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 Amruthavarshini and Apsara.

She is also a close relative of carnatic classical vocalist, Garimella Balakrishna Prasad.

Major awards

    * In 1956, second prize in competitions held by AIR (All India Radio) from the former Indian President Dr. Rajendra Prasad.
    * In 1986, Kalai Mamani by Government of Tamil Nadu
    * In 1987, Sur singar award
    * In 2002 , Cinema 'Achiever Award' by the government of Kerala
    * In 2005, Special Jury Swaralaya Yesudas Award for outstanding performance in music.

    * National Film Awards Four times for the best Playback singer by Government of India
    * State Film awards eleven times for the best Playback singer by Government of Kerala
    * State Film awards seven times for the best Playback singer by Government of Tamil Nadu
    * State Film awards thirteen times for the best Playback singer by Government of Andhra Pradesh
    * State Film awards four times for the best Playback singer by Government of Karnataka
    * 2009, Honorary Doctorate by University of Mysore for her tremendous contribution to Kannada Film songs background singing.

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