Chinmayee Sripada

Chinmayee Sripada

Chinmayi Sripada is an Indian playback singer, working mainly for the South Indian film industry. She is also a voice actor, television presenter, and radio jockey. She is the founder and CEO of a translation services company Blue Elephant. She is often credited as Chinmayee and Indai Haza. She has inherited the musical skills from her mother and started her musical journey at an early age. At the age of 14, she won a singing competition show, “Saptasawarangal;” which was aired on Sun TV. Throughout the competition, singer Srinivas liked her voice so much that he took her with him to meet A. R. Rahman. She made her singing debut in 2002 at the age of 15 with the National Award-winning movie ‘Kannathil Muthamittal.’ In 2013, she sang the hit song ‘Titli’ from Rohit Shetty‘s film “Chennai Express.” The song featured Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. She sang ‘Oru Deivam Thantha Poovae’ for the movie and came into the limelight with her very first film song. The song was composed by A. R. Rahman. She made her Bollywood singing debut with the song ‘Holi Re’ for the film “Mangal Pandey: The Rising” in 2005. Since then, Chinmayi has lent her voice in several Tamil, Telugu, Hindi, Malayalam, and Kannada films.

Chinmayi Sriprada 
Bio/Wiki
Full NameChinmayi Sripaada
Nickname(s)Chinmayee, Indai Hazaa
Profession(s)Playback Singer, Voice Actor, Radio Jockey, Television Presenter, Entrepreneur
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in feet inches- 5’ 6”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 50 kg
in pounds- 110 lbs
Figure Measurements (approx.)32-27-32
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutTV: 'Saptasawarangal' in 1999
Singing (Tamil): 'Oru Deivam Thantha Poove' for the movie 'Kannathil Muthamittal' in 2002
Singing (Bollywood): 'Holi Re' for the movie 'Mangal Pandey: The Rising' in 2005
Voice Over Actor (Tamil Film): 'Sillunu Oru Kadhal' for Bhumika Chawla
Voice Over Actor (Telugu Film): 'Vaaranam Aayiram' for Sameera Reddy
Voice Over Actor (Bollywood Film): 'Ek Deewana Tha' for Amy Jackson
Awards, Honours, AchievementsTamil Nadu State Film Awards:
2002: Best Female Playback for the song "Oru Deivam Thantha Poove" (Kannathil Muthamittal)
2007: Best Female Playback for the song "Sahana" (Shivaji)
2010: Best Female Playback for the song "Kilimanjaro" (Enthiran)
Vijay Awards:
2009: Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Vaarayo Vaarayo" (Aadhavan)
2011: Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Sara Sara" (Vaagai Sooda Vaa)
Filmfare Awards South:
2009: Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Vaarayo Vaarayo" (Aadhavan)
2011: Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Sara Sara" (Vaagai Sooda Vaa)
2016: Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Oonjalil Aadi" (Action Hero Biju)
Other Awards:
2000: All India First from All India Radio for Ghazals
2011: Award from SAARC Chamber for Women Entrepreneurship for Excellence
2015: Mercedes Benz - Ritz Woman of Merit award
2016: Indian of the Year: CNN IBN : Chennai Micro
Personal Life
Date of Birth1984-09-10 00:00:00
Age (as in 2021)37 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signVirgo
NationalityIndian
HometownChennai, Tamil Nadu, India
School(s)• The Children's Garden School, Chennai
• Hindu Senior Secondary School, Indira Nagar, Chennai
UniversityUniversity of Madras, Chennai
Educational QualificationBachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesDancing, Reading, Work Out, Travelling
ControversyOn 9 October 2018, she accused Vairamuthu (a Tamil author, poet, and lyricist) of sexual harassment, which became a part of #MeToo India Campaign. According to her, the incident happened back in 2005 or 2006, when she went to Switzerland with her mother for the recording of an album. After the recording, everyone had left, only she and her mother were asked to stay back. Then, the organizer of the event came and asked her to see Vairamuthu in a hotel in Lucerne, but she refused.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsRahul Ravindran
Marriage Date2014-05-05 00:00:00
Family
Husband/SpouseRahul Ravindran (Actor)
ChildrenNone
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- T. Padmhasini (Singer, Musicologist)
SiblingsNone
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Rasgulla, Chaat
Favourite FilmKadhal 2 Kalyanam
Favourite Song(s)Deivam Thantha Poove, Tere Bina, Titli (sang by her)
Favourite BookThe Alchemist by Paulo Coelho
Favourite Music DirectorA. R. Rahman
Style Quotient
Car CollectionTata Hexa
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Not Known
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