Srilekha Parthasarathy (Tamil: ஸ்ரீலேகா பார்த்தசாரதி Telugu: శ్రిలేకా పార్థసారథి Malayalam: സ്രിലെകാ പാര്തസരതി) is a famous Tamil Singer of eminence who is commonly referred to by her first name Srilekha.
In 2000, Srilekha started her Professional career by singing the scintilating famous Jingle for “Idhayam Oil” picturised on “Jothika”, that she describes gave her the ticket to enter the Tamil Music Industry.
She has a versatile voice and had unusually wide success encompassing other genres, including ghazals. To date, she has sung more than 50 songs.
She was Born and brought up in Delhi, and being a south Indian by birth, enabled her to involve in both North Indian & South Indian languages, Music, including Western Music.
It all began at the age of four when she won the first prize in All India Children’s Music Competition organised in New Delhi every year.
Mile stones in her career
. Her debut Playback song was with Music Director “Harris Jayaraj”, for the song called “yedho onru” from the movie Laysa Laysa. This movie also introduced Trisha, one of the leading Tamil actress.
. The swing kept moving with various other hits like “ Poo Mugam Siricha” for the movie Junction (Music by Bharadwaj), “ Kaadhalaagi” with S.P. Balasubramaniam in “Popcarn”(Music by Yuvan Shankar Raja), “Don’t worry be Happy” for the movie “Whistle”, “sutthi sutthi varuven” for the movie “Sena” (Music bu Imman).
. The swing took a leap with the Blockbuster hit “'Kalyaanam dhaan Kattikkittu odipolama, illa odipoyi kalyaanam dhaan kattikalam ” from “saamy” which topped all the Music charts.
. Then followed by “Vinodhane” from Thennavan “Vaamasa Kaatre” from Kurumbu Music by Yuvan shankar Raja. “Ayurvedha azhagi” from Thiruda Thirudi by Dhina,
. The recent series of hits are “Dhimsu Katta” from Tirumala music by Vidhyasagar, “Chinna Veeda” music by Praveen Mani, “Kokku Meena Thinguma” by Harris Jayaraj, “Pacchakili Pacchakili” from Kutthu by Srikanth deva.
.The other songs were from “Campus” music by Rajneesh, “Aalukku oru aasai music by S.A .rajkumar, film “Jore” song title “Mummy Chellama” by Srikanth Deva.
. Bambara Kannu from “Madhurai”, song “Vecchukka Vecchukka Va” from “M. Kumaran son of Mahalakshmi” by Srikanth Deva, Garuda Garuda from “Aayutham” Thavilu Thavilu from “Iyer Ips” by Dina.
She has also sung for the movies “Azhaga”, “Thotti Jaya”, “Aanai”, “Solli adipenadi”, “Pesuvoma”, “Kodambakkam”, “chathurangam” “Boys & Girls”,”mazhai”,”thambi” etc…
Sang the telugu version of “china veeda” song from ottran, film “bunny”, (the title song), Venky (song maar maar), film “koti”,”inda boddunne hinsapettadu” and so on….
An opening in malayalam happened with the song called “Ore Swaram” in the movie “ivar”,music by playback singer srinivas.