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Chinmayi/Chinmayee/Chiinmayyi K Sripadaa is an award winning Indian playback singer singing predominantly in Tamil. She made her singing debut in A. R. Rahman's Kannathil Muthamittal and since then has sung songs mostly in Tamil films like Enakku 20 Unakku 18, Boys, Arinthum Ariyamalum and Sandakozhi. Her most recent songs to date is from the recently released Hindi album, Guru, Veyil, Sivaji, Bheema and etc. She sings very well

She also presented the first season of Super Singer on STAR Vijay that was aired between April and August 2006, the first season of Airtel Super Singer Junior February 2007 - July 2007 and the second season of Airtel Super Singer 2008. She does not continue to host the show until the completion of the season. She is also a radio presenter on Aahaa FM 91.9 in Chennai, on a breakfast show titled 'Aahaa Kaapi Klub', on air Monday to Saturday between 7 to 10 AM.

She has dubbed for several movies, Sillunu Oru Kaadhal (for Bhumika Chawla), Unnale Unnale (for Tanisha Mukherjee), Satham Podathey (for Padmapriya), Dhaam Dhoom (for Kangana_Ranaut), Jeyam Kondaan (for Lekha Washington), Sakkarakatti (for Vedhika) and Vaaranam Aayiram (for Sameera Reddy).

She inherited her talent in singing from her mother who also had been her Guru, Mrs.T.Padmasani. She also maintains her own blog. Her songs and pictures can be found on additional blogs that are linked from the main one. She has recently lent her voice to the song Ennadhuyire for Bheema.

Recent songs are in the movies Rameshwaram, Mirugam, Thozha, Nenjathai Killathey, Satrumun kadaitha Thagaval, Thotta, Inbaa in Tamil and Gange Bare Tunge Bare,Inthi Ninna Preethiya, Hani Hani in Kannadi


Her first film song, the title song in Kannathil Muthamittal took the industry by storm. It was a dream debut - a brilliant composition by A. R. Rahman and superbly picturised by Mani Ratnam and well enacted by Simran and Keerthana. She has sung a few more numbers for A. R. Rahman besides other leading music directors.