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Srilekha Parthasarathy (Tamil: ஸ்ரீலேகா பார்த்தசாரதி, Telugu: శ్రీలేఖ పార్థసారథి, Malayalam: ശ്രീലേഖ പാര്ഥസാരഥി) is a Tamil singer who is commonly referred to by her first name Srilekha. She has a versatile voice, and has experienced an impressive success in other genres of music as well, including ghazals.
Srilekha began her professional career in 2000, when she sang the scintilating Jingle for the "Idhayam Oil" advertisement, which was picturised on "Jothika". She describes the jingle as her ticket into the Tamil music industry.
Srilekha was born and brought up in Delhi. She completed her schooling from DTEA senior Secondary School, New Delhi. Being South Indian by birth, she learnt both North Indian and South Indian languages and music, as well as Western music. At the age of four, she won the first prize in the annual All India Children's Music Competition in New Delhi.
Overview of her career
Her popularity increased with many other hits, such as "Poo Mugam Siricha" for the movie Junction, "Kaadhalaagi" with S.P. Balasubramaniam in Pop Carn, "Don't worry be Happy" for the movie Whistle, and "Sutthi Sutthi Varuven" for the movie Sena. She feels the duet with S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, 'Kadhalagi kanindhadhu...', for the movie Pop Corn has been her most challenging song.
Her career took a leap with the blockbuster hit "Kalyaanam dhaan" from the movie Saamy. This song topped the music charts. This was followed by "Vinodhane" from Thennavan, "Vaa Masakatre" from Kurumbu and "Ayurvedha Azhagi" from Thiruda Thirudi.
Her recent hits include Dhimsu Kattai, "Chinna Veeda", "Kokku Meena Thinguma" and "Pacchakili Pacchakili". Other songs of Srilekha include "Mummy Chellama", "Bambara Kannu", "Vecchukka Vecchukka Va", "Garuda Garuda", and "Thavilu Thavilu".
List of her Tamil movie songs
This is a list of songs she has sung in Tamil movies:
|2003||Thennavan||Vinodhane – II|
|2003||Lesa Lesa||Yedho Ondru|
|2003||Whistle||Don't Worry Be Happy|
|2003||Aalukkoru Aasai||Kaathal Kaathal|
|2004||Jananam||Ore Oru Mutham|
|2004||Kannadi Pookal||Kuthu Padhra|
|2005||Thotti Jaya||Yaari Singari|
|2006||Parijatham '||Oru Nodi Iru Nodi|
|2006||Kodambakkam||Adi Nee Oru|
|2006||Devathaiyai Kanden||Ore Oru Thopule|
|2007||Veeramum Eeramum||Oru Shanam|
|2007||Ammuvagiya Naan||Silir Silir Silirkkuthadi|
|2007||Kovai Brothers||Soota Kelapi|
|2007||Thalainagaram||Mathi Mathi Machaney|
|2008||Nenjai Thodu||L K G|
|2008||Naayagan||Nila Nila Oodiva|
|2008||Newtonin Moondram Vidhi||Paraparakkura|
|2012||Sattam Oru Iruttarai||Poochandi Paarvaiyil|
|2014||Idhu Kathirvelan Kadhal||Sara Sara Saravedi|
- Best Female Playback singer for the song "Vecchikka Vecchikava" from M Kumaran S/O Mahalakshmi
- Youth Icon of the year 2004, by Damodharan College of Engineering & Management Studies, Coimbatore
- Young Achiever Award, by Sangam Kala group, 2004
- Best Young Playback Singer Award, 2004, by TVK Cultural Academy
She has done more than 200 live shows in India and other countries, including Singapore, USA, Canada, Kuwait and Colombo. She actively participates in live shows for corporate companies, such as Hyundai, Aircel, Touchtel, Airtel, Samsung, Bpl Mobiles, TVS group and Cognizant Technology Solutions,Ajuba solutions. She is one of the judges in Star Vijay TV's "Super Singer" series.