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Playback singer S. Janaki awarded Padma Bhushan

Chennai, Jan 25 (IANS) Southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki, known for chartbusters such as "Sirimallepoova" and "Mounamelanoyi", has been named for the Padma Bhushan award on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

Jan 25 2013, 11:42am CST | by

Playback singer S. Janaki awarded Padma Bhushan
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Chennai, Jan 25 — Southern playback singer Sreeramamurthy Janaki, known for chartbusters such as "Sirimallepoova" and "Mounamelanoyi", has been named for the Padma Bhushan award on the eve of 64th Republic Day.

The 74-year old veteran made her singing debut in 1957 Tamil film "Vidhiyin Vilayattu". She has crooned over 15,000 songs in a career spanning five decades across all southern languages and in Hindi.

She has a long association with singer S.P. Balasubramanyam. The two have sung more than 1,000 songs together.

She has won four National Awards and even the prestigious Tamil Nadu state award called "Kalamamani".

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