P. Susheela

P. Susheela

Pulapaka Susheela , popularly known as P. Susheela, is a legendary Indian playback singer. A recipient of five National Awards and numerous state awards, Susheela is widely acclaimed as a singer who defined feminism in South Indian Cinema and is well known for her mellifluous vocal performances for thousands of film songs across South Indian languages.

Hailed as “Lata of the South”, “Melody Queen”, “Nightingale of the South, “Gana Kokila”, “Gana Saraswathi”, she is also considered one of the rich voiced singers whose pronunciation of the syllables to be more clear and precise in any of the languages she sang.[1] In a career spanning more than six decades, she has recorded numerous songs in various Indian languages including Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Sanskrit, Tulu, Badaga. She has also sung for Sinhalese films. Her mother tongue is Telugu. She can speak Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, and Hindi languages .

Personal
Name P. Susheela
Real Name
DOB 13/11/1935
Place of Birth Vizianagaram, Andhra Pradesh
Complexion Very Fair
Hair color Black
Eye color Black
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
School
College Maharaja’s Music College, Vizianagaram
Height
Birth Sign Scorpio
Hobbies
Professional
Occupation Play back Singer
Active from 1955
Debut movie Vivasayee (Tamil)
Known For
Awards Padma Bhushan (2008)
Family
Home Town Chennai
Parents Pulapaka Mukunda Rao – sheshamma
Spouse Mohan Rao
Date of Marriage
Children Jayakrishna
Siblings
Relative Sandhya Jayakrishna (Daughter-in-law)
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Interesting Facts

P Susheela has sung a total of 40,000 songs in multiple Indian languages.


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