Alka Ajith (Malayalam: അലക അജിത്) is an Indian playback singer, best known for winning season 2 of Airtel Super Singer Junior, a Tamil language music competition reality TV show broadcast on Vijay TV.
Alka was born to M.P. Ajith Kumar and K. Sajitha. Her paternal grandfather was a noted singer. Her father Ajith Kumar is a professional musician and organist, who runs Alka's orchestra, "Sangeeth Sagar". Alka first learnt music from her father.
Alka gave her first public performance when she was two and half years old in 2000, where she sang the Hindi language song, "Soldier ... ... Soldier... ". In 2001, she won International UNESCO Club of Repalle (A.P) award and Gold Medal, and in 2002, she won the Rotary International achievement award and gold medal.
When she was four years old, she cut her first audio album, "I love my India". In 2003, Alka entered the Limca Book of World Records, and won the title Bharatheeya Gourav Puraskar in New Delhi. In 2003, she won the Sauparnika Theeram Mini Screen Award, and Thalassery Drishya Kala's A. T. Ummer Award.
Airtel Super Singer Junior
In 2010, Alka shot to fame after becoming a finalist of Airtel Super Singer Junior (season 2), a Tamil language music competition reality TV show broadcast on Vijay TV. She regularly participated in the competition since 2009, and was crowned the winner of the competition.
Alka made her debut as a playback singer with the song, "Chirakengu" in the Malayalam language movie The Train starring Mammootty after being spotted by Srinivas during the grand finale of Airtel Super Singer Junior (season 2).
In 2008, her debut music album Chakkaramuthu was released, consisting of songs she sang at the age of 10.
|Year||Film / Soundtrack||Language||Song||Music Director|
|2011||Pathinettan Kudi Ellai Arambam||Tamil||"Konja Neram"||Saravanan Ganesh|
|2012||Thalsamayam Oru Penkutty||Malayalam||"Poovaaname"||Sharreth|
|2012||Kovalanin Kadhali||Tamil||"Mella Mella"||Bharathi K.|
|2012||Kovalanin Kadhali||Tamil||"Enge Selluven"||Bharathi K.|
|2012||Paagan||Tamil||"Poon Thendralai"||James Vasanthan|
|2013||Raja Rani||Tamil||"Chillena"||G. V. Prakash Kumar|
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- Subha J. Rao (14 May 2010). "Let the music begin! - The Hindu". The Hindu. Retrieved 6 April 2015.
- "10-year-old releases music album - The Hindu". The Hindu. 30 January 2008. Retrieved 1 July 2010.
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