Amrutha Suresh

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Amrutha Suresh
Born (1990-08-02) 2 August 1990 (age 32)
Other namesAmmu
  • Singer
  • composer
  • radio jockey
  • model
Years active2007 – present
(m. 2010; div. 2019)

(m. 2022)
RelativesAbhirami Suresh (sister)
Musical career
LabelsIndependent artist

Amrutha Suresh (born 2 August 1990) is an Indian singer, composer, songwriter, and radio jockey. She attained popularity after her stint at the reality television singing competition Idea Star Singer on Asianet in 2007. Since then, she has sung and composed in several films and music albums. She has been a celebrity radio jockey on Radio Suno 91.7 with the music show Suno Melodies. In 2014, she founded the music band Amrutam Gamaya[1]

Early life[edit]

Amrutha was born on 2 August 1990 to musician P. R. Suresh and Laila.[2] Her father Suresh is a Hindu and mother Laila is a Christian. She has a sister, singer-composer Abhirami Suresh, who is five years younger.[3] They are from Edappally, Kochi.[4] Living in a family (paternal) of musicians inspired her to pursue music from a young age.[5] Amrutha started singing at age three; Celine Dion and Michael Jackson are the singers who influenced her to become a singer.[6] Amrutha was a topper at schools.[3] Even though, she dropped 12th standard for contesting in the reality television singing competition Idea Star Singer, later she completed the course in private.[7] She then took graduation in Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) and post-graduation in Master of Business Administration (MBA), and also holds degrees in Carnatic music and Hindustani classical music.[5]



Coming from a musician's family, she used to perform at stage shows during her childhood. While studying in eighth standard, she has been a child singer in Nadirshah's stage shows.[8] In 2007, Amrutha contested in the second season of reality television singing competition Idea Star Singer on Asianet, she was one of the popular contestants on the show.[9] It helped her foray into film industry. Since then, she has sung playback in a number of Malayalam films. Pulliman was her debut film as playback singer, composed by Sharreth. Her rendition of the song "Munthirpoo" from the film Aagathan (2010) was well received.[10]

She sang "Kannu Karuthu" for music director Sharreth in his album Strawberry Theyyam (2014) which was a blend of folk and western orchestration, the song was particularly praised in the 9-track album.[11] In 2014, Amritha founded the music band Amrutam Gamay. Amritha and her sister Abhirami Suresh are the lead vocalists of the band. The band performed internationally at gigs within six months of its formation.[12] The band handles all kinds of genres, including Indian, western, folk, classical, or rock.[13] The band's cover version of Israeli folk song "Hava Nagila" sang by Amritha was popular among the global Jewish community.[12] The song gave her much appreciations.[14] In 2015, Amritha and Abhirami wrote and composed multiple original songs for their band, including "Katturumbu", "Ayyayo", and "Harps of Peace".[12][15]

In 2017, Amrutha released her first single, "Anayathe", which featured herself and was themed at and was a tribute to motherhood and women.[16] The song was positively received and garnered attention for its theme. After its release, Amritha got acting offers from some Tamil films, but she refused as she was not seeing herself as an actress at the time.[17] She was also approached by a Canadian production company for an English film. In the same year, she began presenting the musical talk show Suno Melodies on Radio Suno 91.7 as a celebrity radio jockey.[3] Amritha along with Abhirami composed, sang and acted in the title song of the film Crossroad that year. It was their debut composition in a film and was composed in a short notice.[18] It was followed by a single in the film Aadu 2 (2017), titled "Aadu 2 – Success Song".[19]

In 2019, she sang "Minni Minni" in the film June which was well received.[20] For the song, she was nominated for the Mazhavil Music Award for Best Female Singer.[21] In the same year, Amritha sang the first of the three music videos in DJ Savyo's Destiny, an experimental album which used Shiva mantra in the backdrop of electronic dance music.[22][23] That year she also signed a project with Swedish musician Neil Luckz, who contacted her after watching her music video Ohm Nama Shivaya; she is working on six English songs for the project.[19] In 2019, she sang a song in the children's film Sullu composed by Abhirami.[24]

Other works[edit]

Amrutha is also into modelling. In 2017, she was featured in the cover of lifestyle magazine FWD Life.[6] In the following year, she walked the ramp at Kerala Fashion Runway. She was also featured on the cover page of Vanitha Magazine along with her sister. In 2018, Amrutha started a hashtag campaign on Instagram known as Amazing Me, promoting self-esteem. It received positive response from public.[25] In December 2018, Amrutha and her sister Abhirami started a YouTube channel, Amrutam Gamay – AG, with the series AG Vlogs to publish their creative content.[26] The content is related to their personal lives, travel, food, music, shopping among other things.[27][28] The series met with positive reception from viewers.[29] In 2020, Amrutha and Abhirami entered as contestants in the second season of Malayalam reality television game show Bigg Boss (Malayalam season 2), hosted by actor Mohanlal on Asianet. They entered the Bigg Boss house as wildcard entrants on day-50 and plays as a pair.[30]

Personal life[edit]

Amrutha first met her future husband Bala at the sets of the film Venalmaram in which he was starring and Amrutha was playback singer. Later, they developed a friendship-turned-romance while she was contesting in the reality TV singing competition Idea Star Singer in which he was a celebrity judge. They talked to each other's family and got married on 27 August 2010 at a ceremony held in Chennai.[31] They were residing in Palarivattom, Kochi.[32] They are reported to have started living separately in 2015, and got legal divorce in December 2019. They have a daughter named Avanthika (born 2012) who lives with her.[33] Beside music, she is also a travel enthusiast.[4]


Playback singer[edit]

Year Song Film Ref.
2007 "Unarumee Pulakangal" Vaamanapuri [34]
2008 "Minnaaminunge" Kabadi Kabadi [35]
2009 "Ayalathe Kuyile" Venalmaram [31]
2010 "Munthiripoo" Aagathan [35]
2010 "Sadukudu" Pulliman [36]
2010 "Amma Nilaavaau" Ammanilavu [34]
2012 "Akalaminnarikeyalle"
The Hit List [34]
2017 "Nirame Maayalle" Vilakkumaram [35]
2017 "Veerangana" Crossroad [35]
2019 "Minni Minni" June [35]
2019 "Maariville" Sullu [35]
2019 "Alhamdulillah" Sufiyum Sujatayum [35]

TV Serial[edit]

Year Title Credits Notes
2009 Makalude Amma "Chandrika Penna" Singer

Singles / Music videos[edit]

Year Title Credits Notes
2017 "Anayathe"
  • Composer
  • Singer
2017 "Veerangana"
  • Composer
  • Singer
Film: Crossroad
Also appears in the song
2018 "Aadu 2 – Success Song"
  • Composer
  • Singer
Film: Aadu 2
2021 "Maturma"
2020 "Naruthen onjalumaayithaa" Spandanam
2021 "Ayyo Vayyaye"
2021 "Kannan Varugindra"
2021 "Madhava Mamava"
2021 "Paluke Bangaramayena"
2021 "Omanathingalkidavo"
2021 "Bhagyada Lakshmi"
2021 "Rama Rama Nivaramu"
2022 "Manasa Sancharare"
2022 "Bho Shambo"
2022 "Gopalaka Pahimam"
2022 "Seethakalyana Vaibhogame"
2022 "Enna Thavam Seithanai "
2022 "Kuraiondrum Illai"
2022 "Nagumomu"
2022 "Thirathalam"
2022 "Sundara Chanthamulla" Thontharava


Year Title Album Ref.
2006 "Neelaakaasam" Adhishakthi [37]
2007 "Onnu Thottal Mathi"
Karthavu [37]
2008 "Palolichandrikayil" Sivapriya [37]
2008 "Pogallennu" Kottiyoor Kaarunyam [38]
2008 "Chandana Chela Chutty"
Jayadurga [38]
2008 "Kudamalooril" Sreeyesunadan [37]
2008 "Hari Ohm Hari Ohm"
"Palazhiyil Palli Kollum"
Midhila [37]
2008 "Thulli Thulli"
Vel Vel [37]
2009 "Kaalathu Kaanumbol"
"Kumbha Maasathil"
"Maadi Maadi Vilikkunnu"
"Oru Njettilundaaya"
Sarva Mangale [37]
2009 "Lakshmana Sree Lakshmana"
"Maanasam Manimandiram"
"Raghupathi Raamam"
Sarayoo [37]
2009 "Chenthaarakam"
"Kaali Kaali"
Sivanandini [37]
2009 "Chottanikkarayil"
"Devi Devi Bhadre"
Bhagavathiseva [37]
2009 "Kudamalooril" Vishudha Alphonsamma [37]
2009 "Ee Puzhathan" Aleena Ninakkai
2010 "Ethra Valarnnalum (F)"
Kazhcha [37]
2010 "Maanam Thelinju" Ohm Kaali [37]
2010 "Anuthaapamodanayan – 1" Dhivyakarunya Thanalil [35]
2011 "Karunyathin" The King of Israel [37]
2011 "Ambalathin Nadathurannu"
"Nallamme Nallathu"
"Neela Churul Mudi"
Rudra Kaali [37]
2012 "Snehamanen – Female" In the Name of Jesus [37]
2012 "Ninmahathwam" Sugandhavahini Amma [37]
2012 "Kanna Ennunnikanna"
"Kunungi Kunungi"
Kalkandam [39]
2012 "Anuthaapiyaay Njan" Jeevan Nalkum Vachanam [35]
2013 "Mathavanen" Daivaputhran [38]
2013 "Rukminiyo Sathyabhamayo" Vrindhavanam [38]
2013 "Oro Thudippum – 1" Happy Christmas [37]
2013 "Kunnolam" Vaidyan
2014 "Yesuve Nin"
Athyunnathangalil [38]
2014 "Kannu Karuthu (Duet)" Strawberry Theyyam [35]
2015 "Mizhineerin Sagara" Eeran Nilavil [35]
2015 "Yesuvellam (F)" Divya Sparsham [37]
2015 "Kaattinte Chundil"
"Ethrayo Bhaagyamaai"
Geethamritham [35]
2015 "Thirumizhikal (F)" Divyaarchana [37]
2015 "Eshoy Aye Ekykakail" Samrudhy [40]
2015 "Chettikulangara"
Sarvam Jagadeeswari [41]
2018 "Meda Kinakkal" Swarna Kaineettam
2019 "Davidhu Chiguruvu" Santhvanam [42]
2018 "" Avarkkai
2019 "" Destiny also actress
"" Gokulapalakan


List of television appearances
Year Title Role Network Notes
2007 Idea Star Singer Herself Asianet Reality TV singing competition
2012 Gazhal Singer DD Malayalam
2012 Star Ragging Guest Kairali TV Talk show
2012 Anubhavathal Guest Asianet News Talk show
2011 Manassiloru Mazhavillu Guest Kairali TV Talk show
2014 – 2017 Music Mojo (Season 3 and 4) Singer Kappa TV Representing band Amrutam Gamay, along with Abhirami Suresh
2015 Star Jam Guest Kappa TV Talk show; along with Abhirami Suresh
2012 Vanitha Guest Mazhavil Manorama Talk show; episode 27
2015 Vartha Prabhatham Guest Asianet News Talk show; along with Abhirami Suresh
2015 Onnum Onnum Moonu Guest Mazhavil Manorama Talk show; episode 20
2015 JB Junction Guest Kairali TV Talk show; along with Abhirami Suresh
2016 D3 – D4 Dance Guest Mazhavil Manorama Along with Abhirami Suresh
2016 Smart Show Participant Flowers Along with Abhirami Suresh
Opposite Stephen Devassy & Merin Gregory
Mylanchi Little Champions Guest Singer Asianet
2017 Chat with Amrutha Suresh Guest Kaumudy TV Talk show
2017 Varthakkappuram Guest Asianet News Talk show
2017 Manikilukkam Guest Kairali TV Musical show
2017 Music Shots Singer Manorama Online
2017 Miss & Mrs Kerala Beauty Pageant 2017 Performer Kairali TV Alongside Amruthamgamaya band
2017 Moodtapes Singer Kappa TV
2017 Amruthamgamaya Guest News18 Kerala Along with Abhirami Suresh
2018 The Happiness Project Guest Kappa TV Talk show
2019 Parayam Namukku Padaam Guest Mazhavil Manorama Along with Abhirami Suresh
2019 Tharangalude Onam Guest Surya TV
2019 Mazhavil Music Awards Herself Mazhavil Manorama Award ceremony; nominated for "Minni Minni" in June
2019 Josh Talks Herself Josh Talks Talk show
2020 Bigg Boss (Malayalam season 2) Herself Asianet Reality TV competition; paired with Abhirami Suresh
2020 Stay Home Stay Happy Herself Mathrubhumi News Talk show
2020 Veendum Chila Veettu Visheshangal Herself Asianet Chat show
2020 Paadam Nedaam Participant Amrita TV Game show
2021 10th South Indian International Movie Awards Red Carpet Host Surya TV Award show
2021 Bhima Jewellers Model Multi Endorsement

Online appearances[edit]

Year Title Role Network Notes
2016 The Muse Room Performer Online Musical show
2017 How Well Do You Know Guest FWD TV Online Chat show
2017 IndiaGlitz Malayalam Movies Interview Guest IndiaGlitz Online Chat show
2017 Sensations Entertainment Guest Online Talk show
2018–present Amrutam Gamay - AG Herself/Host Online YouTube Channel
2019 Movie Man Herself Online Talk show
2019 Red FM Red Carpet Herself Red FM Malayalam Online Talk show
2019 Candid Chat with Mammootty Interviewer Sillymonks Online Talk show
2019 Oppo Kerala fourth Anniversary Performer YouTube Stage show
2019 Vanita Utsav Performer YouTube Stage show
2020 Iam the Answer Herself Vanitha Online Talk show
2020 Choych Choych Powam Herself Ginger Media Broadcasting Online Talk show
2020 Be It Herself Online Talk show
2020– Talentine Hours with Asianet Herself Asianet Online
2020 Dinner Talk Host/Herself Asianet Online
2022 On Air with Meenakshi Herself Jango Space TV
2022 What's in My Bag Herself Kaumudy Movies
2022 Choych Choych Povam Herself Ginger Media Entertainments


  • Creative Film Awards 2019 - for Best Singer Female - June [43]
  • Ramu Kairat Sangeetha Award for Best Solo 2019 - June
  • Master Vision International Excellence Award (Singer) 2017


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