Known on her behalf playback vocal performances in various Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu motion pictures, this Indian folk and carnatic singer was the receiver of Filmfare Awards Southern and Karnataka Condition Film Awards honors. She initial sang in Tamil movies when she was simply ten years outdated. She later gained an advanced level in ethnomusicology from Wesleyan College or university in Connecticut, U.S.A. She performed in a number of jugalbandhi (Indian traditional music) concerts. Her relationship to fellow vocalist Sriram Parasuram led to two kids: Lokesh and Jayant. She often performed the music of Academy Award-winning film composer A.R. Rahman. Rahman, actually, was the initial person within the film sector to find her talent.