Suchitra

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Suchitra Karthik Kumar
Born (1979-08-14) August 14, 1979 (age 35)
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Occupation Singer, Radio Jockey, Columnist
Years active 2002 - present
Height 5'5
Spouse(s) Karthik Kumar
Website
Official site

Suchitra Karthik Kumar (born 14 April 1979) is an Indian Tamil Radio Jockey and Tamil, Malayalam and Telugu playback singer.

Early life[edit]

Born and brought up in Chennai, She is a graduate from Mar Ivanios College (Trivandrum). Later on she moved to Coimbatore for her MBA (PSG Institute of Management) . She was then engaged with Sify for a while. This is when she responded to an ad for the post of an RJ in Radio Mirchi.

Career[edit]

She has appeared in a few Kollywood films, but is more known professionally as a singer and anchoring radio shows. Prior to embarking on a singing career, she worked as a radio jockey on Mirchi FM, and hosted their 4-hour breakfast show for over 6 years. Suchitra won the Excellence in Radio Award (ERA) for the "RJ of the year (Tamil)" category in 2008. She had also anchored several TV shows.

Suchitra sang her first Tamil movie song under the music director Harris Jeyaraj for the movie "Leysa Leysa" in 2003. Her two solos "Dole Dole" & "En Chella" under music director Mani Sharma for the movie "Pokiri(2006)" marked her position in Telugu and Tamil film industry. Her duets with Tamil movie lead actor Sillambarasan were huge hits. Her songs "Vechikkava" and "Chinna Thamarai" were voted as people's favorite songs in their related categories in 2008 and 2009 respectively. She has sung more than 85 songs in Tamil. She got married on November 27, 2005 to noted theatre and film actor Karthik Kumar.

Filmography[edit]

Film career[edit]

Year Film Role Language Notes
2003 Jay Jay Herself Tamil Guest appearance (RJ)
2004 Aayutha Ezhuthu Herself Tamil
2010 Bale Pandiya Herself Tamil Guest appearance

Dubbing artist[edit]

Year Film Voice-over for
2006 Thiruttu Payale Malavika
Kedi Tamanna Bhatia
2009 Indira Vizha Namitha
Kanthaswamy Shriya Saran
2010 Naanayam Ramya Raj
Kola Kolaya Mundhirika Shikha
2011 Mankatha Lakhsmi Rai
2014 Naan Sigappu Manithan Iniya

Songs[edit]

Notable Tamil songs[edit]

Year Film Song Music Director Co-Singer(s)
2002 Laysa Laysa "En Polave Kattru" Harris Jayaraj K. S. Chitra
2003 Jay Jay "May Maasam 98'il" Bharathwaj Solo
Kaakha Kaakha "Uyirin Uyire" Harris Jayaraj KK
2004 Manmadhan "Enn Aasai Mythiliye" Yuvan Shankar Raja Silambarasan
Jai "Shock Adikkudhu Pennae" Mani Sharma Ranjith
2005 Ullam Ketkumae "Kanavu Periya Kanavugal" Harris Jayaraj Various
2006 Vallavan "Yammadi Aathadi" Yuvan Shankar Raja Silambarasan, Vijaya T. Rajendar, Mahathi
Pokkiri "Dole Dole"
"En Chella Peru Apple"
Mani Sharma Ranjith
A. V. Ramanan
2007 Vel "Ottraikannale" Yuvan Shankar Raja Haricharan
Kalloori "June July Maadham" Joshua Sridhar Krish
Pallikoodam "Rosemary" Bharathwaj Ulaganathan
Polladhavan "Alibaba Thangam" G. V. Prakash Kumar
Kaalai "Kutti Pisaase" G. V. Prakash Kumar Silambarasan
2008 Subramaniapuram "Madura Kulunga" James Vasanthan Velmurugan
Yaaradi Nee Mohini "Nenjai Kasakki" Yuvan Shankar Raja Udit Narayan
Dhaam Dhoom "Pudhu Pudhu" Harris Jayaraj Benny Dayal
2009 Silambattam "Vechikkava" Yuvan Shankar Raja Silambarasan
Sindhanai Sei "Naa Kaakinaada" S. Thaman
Eeram "Tharai Erangiya" S. Thaman
Kanthaswamy "Excuse Me" Devi Sri Prasad Vikram
Moscowin Kavery "Gore Gore" S. Thaman Karthik
Vettaikaaran "Oru Chinna Thamarai" Vijay Antony Krish, Dinesh Kanagaratnam
2010 Siddu "Naan Alana Thamarai" Dharan Venkat Prabhu, Sri Mathumitha
Goa "Goa" Yuvan Shankar Raja Krish, Ranjith, Tanvi Shah
Singam "En Idhayam" Devi Sri Prasad Tippu
Thillalangadi "Pootta Paathadhum" S. Thaman
Manmadan Ambu "Oyyale" Devi Sri Prasad Mukesh
2011 Siruthai "Rakkamma Rakku" Vidyasagar Ranjith, Roshan
Kaavalan "Yaaradu" Vidyasagar Karthik
Avan Ivan "Dia Dia Dole" Yuvan Shankar Raja
Mankatha "Vaada Bin Laada" Yuvan Shankar Raja Krish
7aum Arivu "Oh Ringa Ringa" Harris Jayaraj Benny Dayal, Roshan, Jerry John
Venghai "Pudikale Pudikudhu" Devi Sri Prasad Mukesh
Rajapattai "Laddu Laddu" Yuvan Shankar Raja Vikram, Priyadharshini
2012 Kalakalappu "Mokkamanusha" Vijay Ebenezer Steevevatz
Mirattal "Ringa Ringa Radio" Pravin Mani Shankar Mahadevan
Maattrraan "Theeyae Theeyae" Harris Jayaraj Franko, Aalap Raju, Charulatha Mani, Sathyan
Podaa Podi "Maattikittenae" Dharan Naresh Iyer, Benny Dayal
Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya "Ye Unnathan" S. Thaman Ranjith, Naveen, Rahul Nambiar
Samar "Oru Kannil Vaegam" Yuvan Shankar Raja Ranjith, Naveen
2013 Settai "Arjuna Arjuna" S. Thaman Karthik
Vanakkam Chennai "Ailasa Ailasa" Anirudh Ravichander Anirudh Ravichander

Complete List of Songs[edit]

Year Song Film Language Music Director
2003 Uyirin Uyire Kaakka Kaakka Tamil Harris Jayaraj
May Masam 98il Jay Jay Tamil Bharathwaj
2004 En Aasai Mythiliye Manmadhan Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
2006 Ammadi Aathadi Vallavan Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
Cheli Jabilee Ranam Telugu Mani Sharma
Dole Dole Than Pokkiri Tamil Mani Sharma
En Chella Peru Apple
Nee Mutham Ondru (Remix)
Dole Dole Pokiri Telugu Mani Sharma
Ippati Kinka
Ossa re Happy Telugu Yuvan Shankar Raja
2007 Kutti Pisase Kaalai Tamil G. V. Prakash Kumar
Yamaho Yama Chirutha Telugu Mani Sharma
2008 Vechukkava Silambattam Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
2009 Excuse Me Kanthaswamy Tamil Devi Sri Prasad
Excuse Me Mallanna Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
osama Sagar Alias Jacky Reloaded Malayalam Gopi Sundar
Tharai Erangiya Eeram Tamil Thaman
Chinna Thamarai Vettaikaran Tamil Vijay Antony
Naa Kaakinaada Sindhanai Sei Tamil Thaman
2010 Yen Idhayam Singam Tamil Devi Sri Prasad
Chithira Vaanam Anandhapurathu Veedu Tamil Ramesh Krishna
Pilla Naa Valla Kaadu Adhurs Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
Chenthenkin Pokkiriraja Malayalam Jassie Gift
Oyyala Manmadan Ambu Tamil Devi Sri Prasad
Gore Gore Moscowin Kaveri Tamil Thaman
Thaen Mutham
Oo Lalali Aridhu Aridhu Tamil Thaman
Pesum Poove Mundhinam Paartheney Tamil Thaman
Mundhinam Paartheney Mundhinam Paartheney Tamil Thaman
Adi Rakkamma Rakku Siruthai Tamil Vidyasagar
Maham Maye Puli Telugu A. R. Rahman
Nijamena Brindavanam Telugu Thaman
Naan Alana Thamarai Siddu +2 Tamil Dharan
Pootta Paathadhum Thillalangadi Tamil S. Thaman
2011 Narmada Kandaen Tamil Vijay Ebenezer
Dia Dia Dole Avan Ivan Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
Pudikale Pudikudhu Venghai Tamil Devi Sri Prasad
Surro Surra Shakti Telugu Mani Sharma
Ye Pilla Pilla Dhada Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
Kurivippina Vaishali Telugu Thaman
Champakamala kandireega Telugu Thaman
Vada Bin Lada Mankatha Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
Oh Ringa Ringa 7aam Arivu Tamil Harris Jayaraj
Innum Enna Thozha
Laddu Laddu Rajapattai Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
Dandiya India Oosaravelli Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
2012 Sir Osthara Business Man Telugu Thaman
2012 Distub chesthanade Devudu Chesina Manushulu Telugu Raghu Kunche
2012 nellorae Nayak Telugu Thaman
2012 Barbie Girl Mirchi Telugu Devisri Prasad
2012 "Ayomayam" Nuvva Nena Telugu Bheems
Araanu nee Grand master Malayalam
Theyyaram Trivandrum Lodge Malayalam M. Jayachandran
2013 Ye Unnathan Kanna Laddu Thinna Aasaiya Tamil Thaman
2013 Diamond Girl Baadshah Telugu Thaman
2013 Pilla Manchi Shadow (2013 film) Telugu Thaman

Awards[edit]

International Tamil Film Awards (ITFA)
[BIG Telugu Music Awards]
Filmfare South 2013
  • Best Playback Singer (Telugu) for the song 'Sir Osthara' from Businessman
2nd South Indian International Movie Awards

References[edit]

Suchitra : I can sound sweet, sexy, bold or sensual
Interview with RJ Suchitra
Off the air with RJ Suchi

External links[edit]