Profile of Vinaya

Name Vinaya Karthik Rajan
Original Name G.Gayathri Devi
Pet Name Vinaya
Date of Birth 24.09.1980
Father B.N.Gopalakrishnan
Mother Sumathi Kishna
Husband Karthik Rajan 
Brother/Sister 1 elder sister, 1 younger sister
Native place Mangalore
Mother Tongue Tulu
Gurus Smt. Bhagyam, Smt. Andal, Smt. Subbulakshmi Muthuswamy, Saraswathi Ram, Padma Chandilyan, Shrimushnam Raja Rao, Shashikiran (Carnatica)
Educational Qualification B.C.S
School Sharada Hr. Sec School & Adarsh Vidyalaya
College MGR Janaki college
Languages known Tulu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu
Introduced by Mr.Vijay Antony
Date you joined the film industry Film: Sukran (2004-05)
First Song Suppose unna kaadhalichchu
Turnig Point Suppose unna…
Number of songs sung so far 50+
Number of Languages sung in Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu
Other awards / titles Kannadasan award, Young talented Artiste award, Vituoso Best new playback singer.
 Awards /Medals received from schools, colleges, academies More than 100 certificates, awards and medals
Abroad shows/countries visited Canada, UK
Other activities Dance – 5 yrs, Cooking, Craft works, composing
Present address : 24/18, TTK Road, 1st cross street, Teynampet, Chennai-18
Permanent address : 24/18, TTK Road, 1st cross street, Teynampet, Chennai-18
Office address: 24/18, TTK Road, 1st cross street, Teynampet, Chennai-18
Residence number : 24349800
Office number: 24364141
Cell 9840411003
Email Id
Activities you did before entering into profession you … into film industry Worked as an Artiste/ Manager in Kosmic Music
Albums you have composed / sung : Sacred chants, Holy chants, Amruthavarsha

Vinay's Most Unforgettable

Happy moments When I was selected as a finalist in a singing competition, for the first time, by Shri. Haridas Guru Swamigal (at that time I was a student of 8th standard).
Day My wedding day
Date/Month 5th December
Year 2004-05: when my 1st song got released; many singers called me and conveyed there greetings and appreciated me.
Place Chennai
Time 7 a.m.
Country India

Vinaya's Favourites

Song Many
Film Mouna ragam
Music director Ilayaraja, A.R.Rahman, Vijay Antony, D.Imman, Haarris Jayaraj, Sharrath, Ramesh Vinayagam…and many more.
Actor (Male) Rajinikanth
Actress (Female) Jyothika
Director K.Balachander, Maniratnam, Shankar, K.S.Ravikumar, Goutham…and many more.
Music recording studio Kosmic Music
Sound engineer Manoj
Studio Many
Singer (Male) SPB, Mohammad Rafi, KJY, Hariharan and many more
Singer (Female) M.S. amma, P.Suseela, Chithra, Sujatha and many more
Lyricist Na.Muthukumar, Vairamuthu, Pa.Vijay
Comedian Vadivelu
Relative All my cousins;  Rashmi & Akhila (my sister -in- law)
Friend Adithi, Vineela, Ramya, Sindhu
Friend from industry Saindhavi, Sangeetha, Rajalakshmi, Mathangi, Srileka, Roshini, Prashnthini, Kalpana and many more.
Food All vegetarian food.
Dress Sarees, salwars, kurthas
Place Chennai
Country Switzerland
Colour Black, maroon, green, blue.
Sport Tennis
Other field celebrity Sachin Tendulkar
Vehicle BMW, Benz, Civic, Innova, Santro

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