Suchitra

Profile of Suchitra

Name Suchitra Karthik Kumar
Pet Name Suchi
Date of Birth 14th August
Father Ramadurai.J
Mother Padmaja
Husband Karthik Kumar
Children -
Sister Sunitha
Native place Mayiladuthurai
Mother Tongue Tamil
Gurus -
Educational Qualification BSc, MBA
College PSG Institute of Management
School  
Languages known Tamil, Hindi, English, Malayalam
Introduced by Timothy Madhukar
First Song Pelican paravaigal (for Yuvan Shankar Raja- not released)
Turnig Point Uyirin Uyirae
Number of songs sung so far 150 +
Languages You Have Sung In Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi
Certificate’s, titles, awards, medals/ received from schools, colleges, academies, Universities, Guru

Commonwealth Award for Asia’s best short story  – 2003 & 2005

Foreign countries you have visited USA, UK, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, Dubai, Kuwait, Srilanka.
Other talents / activities RJ, Dubbing, Writing a column for ‘The Hindu’
Pass time Yoga, Badminton
Activities you did before entering into this profession Advertising, Software Industry
Present Address #50, Karpagam Avenue 2nd street, Chennai-28
E-mail Suchitra.r@gmail.com
 

Suchitra's Favourites

Song

Ilamai idho idho (sagalakalaavallavan) ,

Raja Rajaathi (Agni Natchathiram)
Film Virumandi, Paruththi veeran, Guna
Music Director Ilayaraja, AR Rahman, Yuvan
Actor Kamal Hassan
Actress Kareena Kapoor, Anushka
Director Kamal Hassan, Ameer, Shashi Kumar, Arivazhagan (Eeram)
Play Back Singer (Male) Naresh Iyer, Sonu Nigam, New singer Suchith
Play Back Singer (Female) Harini, Sunitha Sarathy, Srilekha Parthasarathy
Lyricist Vaali, Vairamuthu, Viveka, Na.Muthukumar, Thamarai
Recording studio Kalasa, TAO
Comedian Vadivelu, Vishwa
Friend in industry Ranjith, Thaman, GV, Simbu, Vikram, Kushbhu, Vishal
Food Home-cooked food
Dress Saree
Place Chennai, Pondy
Country USA
Colour White
Sport Cricket
Book My experiments with truth (Ghandhiji), Mahabharatha
Leader Ghandhi, Kamaraj, Now Obama
Vehicle Ferrari!
 

Most Unforgettable

Happiest Moment Recording for Yuvan, Thaman, G.V.Prakash, Vijay Antony, and having a great friendship with Simbhu
Comical one Anything by the amazing Vadivelu! Also, Vijay TV’s Lollu Sabha.
Day Wedding day ; and the day I met Mr.A.R.Rahman
Country USA
 

General

Daily routine Radio work, recordings, house works, yoga, TV…
If not music, what you would have been up to Radio
Your ambition while studying To be the PM of India!
Your feel when you see your old friends Old!
Your most affectionate relative Grandmother & sister
Your experience while performing in foreign countries Very appreciative and knowledgeable audience
Your contribution to the society I give a % of my salary to charity every month & perform in lots of charity events.
Would you be able to write a book based on your experiences Ha ha…why not? When I am 60.
About your Fans/ Followers I call them listeners – not fans. They are my equals and I am always thankful for their support & feedback.
The person/incident who comes to your mind often Ilayaraja sir! Because I listen to his music all the time on my I-pod
The most Precious thing you earned so far Respect!!!!
   

Music

First stage performance With music director Barathwaj in Malaysia
First opportunity For Harris Jeyraj & Yuvan
What did you feel/experience when your first song got released Uyirin Uyire – people thought I was an exotic Arabic singer!
Your experience when you sang your own song on stage Very  nervous – because I also had to dance for that number
The thing you bought after getting your first salary A saree for my grandmother
The first song you have sung in your liftime Michael Jackson’s ‘Beat It’ – in school
Most unforgettable experience that happened during the recording Recently – After recording, when I came into the recording console room… everyone stood up and clapped! That was for Bobo Shashi’s Telugu film ‘Bindass’.
The person with whom you want to work with The two big R’s!... Raja sir &  Rahman sir
Most favorite song among the songs sung by you Tharai Irangiya (Eeram), Kutty Pisase (Kaalai)
The song you have sung often in all your stage performances Dol Dol!
Your most toughest song For Malayalam composer Oosepacchan
Your feel when others sing your song I love it when kids sing ‘excuse me’
Your experience while being along with the orchestra Superb! No tension; no nervousness...Lakshman Sruthi is like my own family
Your words on the legends of the music industry Too many to pen down!
How did music come into your life My grandmother made me realize I could sing
The music legend you follow A.R.Rahman, R.D.Burman, M.S.Subbulakshmi
How do you safeguard your voice while performing in cold places/countries Keep sipping hot water often
The doctor who takes care of your voice M.E.R.F
Your words on maintaining the voice Don’t shout!
Your opinion on the present music industry Very exciting! Lots of new singers & composing talents
Advice for upcoming singers Be sincere!
Is your family in the music No
The song that attracted you from the younger generation of musicians Yammaadi aaththaadi!
The thing you are not able to understand in the film industry Lack of punctuality!
Your opinion about remix Good, if done well

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