Mahalakshmi IyerPublished: February 2, 2015
Mahalakshmi Iyer is an Indian playback singer, best known for her Hindi and Tamil songs. She has sung in many Indian languages, including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, and Kannada.
Mahalakshmi made her singing debut with Dus, which was Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy’s debut as music directors in 1997, though the album released only in 1999. Later, she went on to work frequently with them. She then sang the track Ae Ajnabee with Udit Narayan for A. R. Rahman in Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se.
Since then she has sung many songs in films, serials, jingles and original albums. She was part of several successful soundtracks such as Mission Kashmir, Yaadein and Saathiya and worked with some of the biggest music composers like A. R. Rahman, Shankar–Ehsaan–Loy Anu Malik, Jatin-Lalit and more.
|Place of Birth||Kozhikode, Kerala|
|College||St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai|
|Debut movie||Dus (Hindi)|
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She sang on the Academy Award winning song “Jai Ho” for A. R. Rahman in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008)