Megha (singer)

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Megha
Birth name Harini Ramachandran
Born (1987-03-18) 18 March 1987 (age 30)
Genres Carnatic, Western Classical
Occupation(s) Playback singer, live performer
Instruments Vocalist
Years active 2007–current
Website singermegha.com

Megha (Tamil: மேக்ஹா;[1] born 18 March 1987 as Harini Ramachandran (Tamil: ஹரிணி ராமசந்திரன்)) is a Tamil playback singer, singing predominantly in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Kannada. She is also a co-founder of School of Excellence, that offers NLP programs and models.[2]

Early life[edit]

Megha is a great grand daughter of Papanasam Sivan, a Carnatic composer.[3] Born in Chennai, she relocated to Bangalore where she did most of her schooling. She did her Bachelors in Commerce in Chennai and pursued her Masters in Human Resources whilst making a foray into the field of playback singing in 2007. She has completed grade 8 from Trinity College London in Western classical music under the guidance of renowned musician Augustine Paul from Chennai.[4]

Career[edit]

Megha is a playback singer in the South Indian film industry. She was introduced into the film industry by music director Vijay Antony in the film Naan Avanillai (2007), and has worked with music directors including Ilaiyaraaja, A. R. Rahman, Harris Jayaraj, Devi Sri Prasad, Vijay Antony and D. Imman. After finding success in singing, she developed an interest in learning neuro-linguistic programming techniques. She got an opportunity to learn it from John Grinder and Richard Bandler, the founders of NLP.[5] To pursue her interest further, in 2011 she co-founded School of Excellence to offer programs on NLP modelling to overcome personal issues and depressions.[6] After exhibiting NLP sessions and programs for individuals, she along with co-founder of School of Excellence started working on conducting events and sessions to cover mass people, including NLP sessions for underprivileged kids of missionary schools in Mumbai to boost confidence and overcome personal challenges.[7] Megha and his business partner later started working on developing a team of experts, trained by them to launch uPwithNLP programs and NLP Bliss centres throughout in the country.[2]

Live performances[edit]

Megha has performed live in various concerts, star nites[8][9] and with music directors such as Harris Jayaraj on the Concert (world) tour – "Harris: On The Edge".[10][11]

She actively performs in western classical concerts in Chennai and with the Madras Music Association choir.[12][13]

Discography[edit]

Tamil[edit]

[14][15][16]

Year Song Film Music director
2014 "Nee Vandhu Ponadhu" Yaan Harris Jayaraj
2014 "Yelelo" Naan Sigappu Manithan G.V. Prakash
2014 "Lovely Ladies" Naan Sigappu Manithan G.V. Prakash
2013 "Modern Kalyanam" Kalyana Samayal Saadham Arrora
2013 "Facebook Login" JK Enum Nanbanin Vaazhkai G.V. Prakash
2013 "Sol Sol" Thalaivaa G.V. Prakash
2013 "Kanimozhiye" Irandam Ulagam Harris Jayaraj
2013 "Agaladhey Agaladhey" Settai S. Thaman
2012 "Yaardi Mohini" Thaandavam G. V. Prakash
2012 "College Paadam" Naan Rajavaga Pogiren G. V. Prakash
2012 "Yenmele Indru" Ishtam S. Thaman
2011 "Mazhai Pozhiyum[17] " Muppozhudhum Un Karpanaigal G. V. Prakash
2011 "Viduthalaikuyil Naan" Ayyan Ilayaraja
2011 "Step it up[18] " Kaavalan Vidyasagar
2010 "Jessie's Land" Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa A R Rahman
2010 "Stole my heart[19] " Singam Devi Sri Prasad
2010 "SingamSingam (theme)" Singam Devi Sri Prasad
2010 "Happy song" Bale Pandiya Devan
2010 "Thiki Thiki[20] " Nagaram Marupakkam Thaman
2009 "MaasiMaasi"[21] Aadhavan Harris Jayaraj
2009 "Thuppaaki Penne" Peraanmai Vidyasagar
2008 "Surangani (Remix)" Pandhayam Vijay Antony
2007 "Hey Yen Mama" Marudhamalai D. Imman
2007 "Doley," Kadhalil Vizhunthen Vijay Antony
2007 "Thoziya" Kadhalil Vizhunthen Vijay Antony
2007 "Nee Kavidhai[22] " Naan Avanillai Vijay Antony
2007 "KakhaKakha" Naan Avanillai Vijay Antony

Telugu[edit]

[23][24]

Year Song Film Music director
2015 "Lehchalo" Bruce Lee - The Fighter Thaman
2015 "Dorikaade" Pandaga Chesko Thaman
2014 "Hawa Hawa" Rabhasa Thaman
2014 "Gala Gala" Race Gurram Thaman
2013 "Padipoyanila" Balupu Thaman
2013 "Meghamala" Jabardasth Thaman
2012 "Eppudu" Chinni Chinni Aasa Karthik
2012 "Chakkani Bike Undi" Julayi Devi Sri Prasad
2012 "Cinderella" Endhukante Premanta G. V. Prakash Kumar
2011 "Adara Adara" Dookudu Thaman
2011 "AkasamBadhalaina[25] " Mr. Perfect Devi Sri Prasad
2011 "Rao gari abbayi" Mr. Perfect Devi Sri Prasad
2010 "Jessie's Land[26] " Ye Maaya Chesave A R Rahman
2010 " Chirugaaley " Mirapakaay Thaman
2010 "Stole my heart" Yamudu Devi Sri Prasad
2010 "SingamSingam (theme)" Yamudu Devi Sri Prasad
2010 " Boom Shakalaka " Syeaata Devi Sri Prasad
2010 " NamoVenkatesa " Namo Venkatesa Devi Sri Prasad
2009 " KarigeLoga[27] " Arya 2 Devi Sri Prasad
2009 " Anjali" Anjaneyulu Thaman
2009 " MaasiMaasi " Ghatikudu ' Harris Jayaraj
2009 " AmmayiniPadayalante " U & I Karthik
2009 " Dhakkudhakku " Sankham Thaman
2009 " Mahalakshmi " Sankham Thaman

Kannada[edit]

[28]

Year Song Film Music director
2016 Mamaseetha Jaguar S.S.Thaman
2016 "Ninthalli Nillalare" Chakravyuha S. Thaman
2015 "Do Something" Shivalinga V. Harikrishna
2012 "Sarigama Sangamave" Godfather A. R. Rahman
2010 "Lavanyaninnasarasava" Boss V. Harikrishna
2010 "ShivakasiBombuNaanu" Kari Chirathe Anoop Seelin
2009 "Excuse Me Thippaiyya" Raam V. Harikrishna
2009 "Mummy mummy" Devru Sadhu Kokila
2009 "SwalpaSoundu" Suryakaanti Illayaraja
2008 "Nee NanageBeku" Budhivanta Vijay Antony

Malayalam[edit]

Year Song Film Music director
2010 "NilaNila," Tournament Deepak Dev
2010 "Manassil," Tournament Deepak Dev

Awards[edit]

  • Kannadasan Award – Ajanta Fine Arts
  • 2010: Nominated, Vijay Music Award for Best Song of the Masses – "Singham Singham" from Singam

References[edit]

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