Swarnalatha Died, Singer Swarnalatha Dead, Swarnalatha Passed Away

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Swarnalatha Died, Singer Swarnalatha Dead, Play back Singer Swarna Latha passes away. South Indian filmplayback singer Swarnalatha (37 years) has passed away. Swarna Latha died at a private hospital in Chennai today; she was ailing from lung related disease. She is from Palakkad, Kerala. She has been singing since 1989 with many music directors. She has rendered songs in Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, Urdu, Badaga.

Swarnalatha has worked with some of the most well established filmcomposers in the industry, notably Ilaiyaraaja and A. R. Rahman. Songs she has sung on include Povoma Oorgolam from the film Chinna Thambi, and Rakkamma from the film Thalapathi. Both were composed by Ilaiyaraaja. She also sang the song Porale Ponnuthayi from Bharathiraja’s 1994 Tamil film Karuththamma, composed by A. R. Rahman.

She went on to win the National Film Award for Best Female PlaybackSinger for the song in 1995. She has lent her voice to hit songs from films including Thalapathi (1991), Thevar Magan (1992), Karuththamma (1994), Bombay (1995), Indian (1996), and Minsaara Kanavu (1997). She was one of the ‘melodious’ (eg. Maalayil Yaaro Manathodu Pesa from Satthriyan) as well as ‘experimenting’ singer (eg. Mukkala Mukkabala of Kaathalan) of her times. She most recently lent her voice to the soundtrack of the film Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (2006). One of her all-time song includes Ennulle ennulle from Valli, a beautiful composition by raaja sir.

Swarnalatha is a one of the greatest singers in the Indian music industryespecially South Indian music industry. She has been singing since 1983 with many music directors. She worked with Telugu music directors like KOTI, MM Sreelekha, and M.M.Keeravani. She became famous with her unique pitch in voice.

Her father K.C.Cherukutty was a good harmonium player and singer.Her mother Kalyani also had interest in music.Swarnalatha knows to play harmonium and keyboard.

She won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her rendition of the famous song Porale Ponnuthayi from the filmKaruththamma. The song was composed by A.R.Rahman, with whom she has given lot of memorable songs. She is one of the ‘melodious’ (eg. Maalayil Yaaro Manathodu Pesa from Chatriyan) as well as ‘experimenting’singer (eg. Mukkabla of Kadhalan) of her times.

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