(), usually credited as Sujatha
, is an award-winning Indian playback singer
who is popular for singing in Malayalam
movies. She has also sung for Telugu
movies. She is widely popular for her evergreen melodies and her sweet voice is considered to be her biggest asset. She has nearly 4,000 songs to her credit.
Sujatha Mohan is the granddaughter of Parur T. K. Narayana Pillai
, the first Chief Minister
of the erstwhile Travancore-Cochin State
. She is married to Dr. Mohan. Her only daughter, Shweta Mohan
, is also a singer. Shweta is married to Ashwin from Trivandrum.
Sujatha was shot to fame in the seventies as Baby Sujatha
, the schoolgirl who regularly used to sing with K. J. Yesudas
in his stage shows all over the world. She recorded her first song, "Kannezhuthy Pottuthottu" when she was in sixth standard. The song was composed by M. K. Arjunan
for the 1975 Malayalam movie Tourist Bungalow
. She recorded songs for Shyam
in Kamam Krodham Moham
and Salil Chowdhury
. Around this time, composer M. G. Radhakrishnan
got her to record many non-film songs; the biggest hit among them was "Odakkuzhal Vili".
She debuted in Tamil through the song "Kaadhal Oviyam Kandein" from Kavikuyil
(1977), tuned in Hameer Kalyani
raga by Illayaraja
, but it was not included in the film. Her first released song in Tamil was "Kalai Paniyil" from the... Read More