Sadhana Sargam

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Sadhana Sargam
Background information
Birth nameSadhana Ghanekar[1]
BornMarch 14
India
GenresPlayback singing, Indian classical, devotional
OccupationsSinger
InstrumentsVocalist
Years active1982-current
 
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Sadhana Sargam
Background information
Birth nameSadhana Ghanekar[1]
BornMarch 14
India
GenresPlayback singing, Indian classical, devotional
OccupationsSinger
InstrumentsVocalist
Years active1982-current

Sadhana Sargam is an Indian playback singer. She is a recipient of the National Film Award and Filmfare Awards South.

Sargam has sung in many Indian languages for films, television serials and music albums. She is well known for her 1990s Hindi songs and recent South Indian songs. She holds a record for being the only North Indian to have won the National Award for a South Indian song. She is also a trained Hindustani classical singer. She has ventured into the southern Carnatic classical style with ease.

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Early life and family

Sadhana Sargam is of Maharashtrian origin. She was trained in Indian classical music by her mother, Neelatai Ghanekar, at an early age, and then by Pandit Jasraj. Her mother introduced her to a composer by the name of Anil Mohile, which later resulted in her involvement with the children's choir. In 1982, she released her first single for the film Vidhaata.

Career

Sadhana Sargam is popular in singing Hindi as well as Tamil songs. She won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Pattu Solli" from Thankar Bachan's cult classic movie Azhagi; the music was by maestro Ilaiyaraaja, whom she has praised for "giving her such a wonderful song, and making her eligible for the National Award". Her most critically acclaimed[citation needed] songs were in the film Water, composed by A. R. Rahman, in which she sang three songs: "Aayo Re Sakhi", "Piya Ho" and "Naina Neer". Her other notable songs[citation needed] in Hindi with the same composer include "Aahista Aahista" from Swades, "Chupke Se" and "Naina Milaike" from Saathiya, "Chanda Re" from Sapney, "O Palanhare" from Lagaan, "Jhulaa Bahon Ka" from Doli Saja Ke Rakhna, and "Banno Rani" from 1947: Earth. Her other notable rhapsodic hits in Hindi are "Neele Neele Ambar Par" from Kalakaar, "Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaye" from Jurm, "Pehla Nasha" from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar, "Na Kajre Ki Dhar" from Mohra, "Aashiqui Me" from Dil Ka Kya Kasoor, "Tere Dar Pe Sanam" from Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayee, "Jhinimini" from Maqbool and "Aao Na" from Kyun! Ho Gaya Na....

She has sung more than 150 songs in Tamil alone and has many top songs. One of her recent songs is "Marali Mareyaagi" from Savari, a Kannada movie for which she received the Filmfare Best Playback Kannada Female Singer award in 2009. Her most famous songs in Tamil include "Snehithane" from Alaipayuthey, "Mukundha Mukundha" from Dasavathaaram, "Konjum Mainakkale" from Kandukondain Kandukondain and "Swasame" from Thenali. She also sang "Om Zaarare" from Kuselan, along with Daler Mehndi and K. S. Chithra. She sang several songs in Hindi and Oriya for music director Kajol-Saroj. She has also sung the Tamil version of "Mann Mohana" from the Hindi film Jodhaa Akbar. Another notable recent solo Tamil song is "Sutri Varum Bhoomi" from the Vidhyasagar-composed Jeyamkondaan and "En Nenjil" from Baana Kaathadi. The recent Ilaiyaraaja-composed Tamil film Naan Kadavul had a song titled "Amma Un Pillai" featuring her voice. Her popular tracks in Marathi include "Onjalit Majhya" and "Saanjh Jhali Tari" from Sarivar Sari, "Dis Char Jhale Mann" and "Dhag Datun Yetat" from Aaishappath, "Pahile Paul", "Jhali Punha Pravahi" and "Ye Saad Jivnachi" from Sakhi. Her recent Marathi album Tu Sukhkarta..Tu Dukhraya was released by Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar on the occasion of Shri Ganesh Chaturthi on 3 September 2010 at Ravindra Natya Mandir, Mumbai. The songs were composed by Amol Bawdekar and lyrics were written by Mahesh Ghatpande.

Influence

Popularity in South India

Sadhana Sargam has been very well received in Tamil Nadu films. She is very busy in the Tamil music field. She was first introduced to Tamil songs by acclaimed music director Vidyasagar in the film Coimbatore Mappillai. Among all the Bollywood singers (male/female), Sargam has sung the most number of songs in Tamil. 132 songs of Sargam were listed as of August 2008.[2]

In an interview in May 2007 while touring in the USA, the most celebrated composer of the Indian music industry, A. R. Rahman, complimented Sadhana Sargam, calling her the only Indian singer who could surpass his expectations in her renditions of songs.[3]

Awards

National Film Awards

Filmfare Awards South

Zee Cine Awards

Star Screen Awards

Filmography

Hindi

YearSong(s) nameFilm nameCo-singer (s)Music director (s)
1986"Har Kisi Ko Nahin Milta"JanbaazManhar UdhasKalyanji-Anandji
1988"Hanste Hanste Kat Jaye Raste"Khoon Bhari MaangNitin MukeshRajesh Roshan
1989"Main Teri Mohabbat"TridevMohammed AzizKalyanji-Anandji
1990"Humne Ghar Choda Hai"DilUdit NarayanAnand Milind
"Jab Koi Baat Bigad Jaaye", "Hum Do Hamare Hon Do"JurmKumar Sanu, Amit KumarRajesh Roshan
"Radha Bina Hai", "Aap Ko Dekh Ke"Kishen KanhaiyaManhar Udhas, Amit KumarRajesh Roshan
1992"Pehla Nasha", "Yahan Ke Hum Sikander"Jo Jeeta Wohi SikandarUdit Narayan, Jatin, LalitJatin Lalit
"Teri Umeed Tera Intezar", "Teri Isi Ada Pe Sanam"DeewanaKumar SanuNadeem Shravan
"Aashiqui Mein Har Aashiq"Dil Ka Kya KasoorSoloNadeem Shravan
1993"Tere Dar Par Sanam"Phir Teri Kahani Yaad AayeeSoloAnu Malik
1994"Subah Se Lekar", "Na Kajre Ki Dhar"MohraUdit Narayan, Pankaj UdhasViju Shah
"Aayiye Aapka Intezaar Thaa", "Seene Mein Dil Hai"VijaypathSolo, Kumar SanuAnu Malik
1995"Nahin Yeh Ho Nahin Sakta"BarsaatKumar SanuNadeem Shravan
"Bhangda Paale"Karan ArjunMohammad Aziz, Sudesh BhosleRajesh Roshan
1996"Kuch Mere Dil Ne Kaha"Tere Mere SapneHariharanViju Shah
1997"Mohabbat Ki Nahin Jati"Hero No. 1Udit NarayanAnand Milind
"Neela Dupatta", "Hamesha Hamesha", "Ae Dil Hamen Itna Bata"HameshaaAbhijeet, Kumar Sanu, Udit NarayanAnu Malik
"Mere Sanam"GuptUdit NarayanViju Shah
"Chanda Re"SapnayHariharanA. R. Rahman
1998"Saawan Barse Tarse Dil"DahekHariharanAnand Milind
"Ajooba Hai"JeansHariharanA. R. Rahman
"Jhula Bahon Ka"Doli Saja Ke RakhnaSoloA. R. Rahman
"Banno Rani"1947 EarthSoloA. R. Rahman
2002"Naina Milaike", "Chupke Se"SaathiyaMadhushree, Murtaza Khan, Qadir Khan, A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
"Deewano Ko Pata Hai"Kehtaa Hai Dil Baar BaarUdit NarayanJatin Lalit
"Dil Mera Ektara"16 DecemberSoloKarthik Raja
2003"Khamoshi Mei Pukar Hain"Warriors of Heaven and EarthSoloA. R. Rahman
"Koi To Meri Fariyaad"Tujhe Meri KasamUdit NarayanViju Shah
2004"Mahi Ve"Kal Ho Naa HoUdit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Madhushree, Shankar MahadevanShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
"Jhin Min Jhini"MaqboolUstad Sultan Khan, Anuradha SriramVishal Bharadwaj
"Aao Na"Kyun! Ho Gaya Na...Udit NarayanShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
"Chak De"Hum TumSonu NigamJatin Lalit
"Aahista Aahista"SwadesUdit NarayanA. R. Rahman
2005"Naina Neer Bahaye", "Chan Chanan Chan", "Piya Ho"WaterSukhwinder SinghA. R. Rahman
2006"Hum Ko Malum Hai"Jaan-E-MannSonu NigamAnu Malik
2007"Salaam-E-Ishq"Salaam-e-IshqSonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal, Kunal GanjawalaShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
2008"Jogi Aaya Re"Black & WhiteSukhwinder SinghSukhwinder Singh
"Tere Bina"MukhbiirSoloKarthik Raja
2011"Yun Toh Mera Dil"Damadamm!Himesh ReshammiyaHimesh Reshammiya & Sachin Gupta

South

YearSong nameFilm nameCo-singerMusic directorLanguage
1996"Oru Theidi Parthaal"Coimbatore MappillaiHariharanVidhyasagarTamil
"Coimbatore Mappillaikku"Coimbatore MappillaiUdit NarayanVidhyasagarTamil
1997"Vennilave Vennilave"Minsara KanavuHariharanA. R. RahmanTamil
"Nenjae Nenje"RatchaganK. J. YesudasA. R. RahmanTamil
1998"Hello Endhan Kadhali"Naam Iruvar Namakku IruvarUdit Narayan, Anuradha PaudwalKarthik RajaTamil
"Kattana Ponnu"Naam Iruvar Namakku IruvarHariharanKarthik RajaTamil
1999"Chudidhar Adaindhu"Poovellam KettupparHariharanYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
2000"Snegithane Snegithane"AlaipayutheySrinivasA. R. RahmanTamil
"Konjum Mainakkale"Kandukondain KandukondainSoloA. R. RahmanTamil
"Mottu Ondru"KushiHariharanDevaTamil
"Anbae Idhu Nijamdhana"RhythmSoloA. R. RahmanTamil
"Swasame Swasame"ThenaliS. P. BalasubrahmanyamA. R. RahmanTamil
"Chandaa Ee Chandaa"Hoo Antheeya Uhoo AntheeyaSoloKarthik RajaKannada
2001"Onne Onne"Alli ArjunaShankar MahadevanA. R. RahmanTamil
"Paattu Cholli"AzhagiSoloIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Oru Sundari Vandalaam"AzhagiUnnikrishnan, Malgudi Subha, Arun MozhiIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Chikki Mukki"CitizenShankar MahadevanDevaTamil
"Ragasiyamai"Dumm Dumm DummHariharanKarthik RajaTamil
"Un Perai Sonnale"Dumm Dumm DummUnnikrishnanKarthik RajaTamil
"Manjal Kaatu Maina"Manadhai ThirudivittaiKarthikYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Kutti Kutti Panithuliye"Manadhai ThirudivittaiSoloYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Azhagae Sughama" / "Anbae Sughama"Paarthale ParavasamSrinivasA. R. RahmanTamil
"Kaadhal Vandhadum"Poovellam Un VasamK. J. YesudasVidhyasagarTamil
"Vidiye Vidiye"SamudhiramUdit NarayanDevaTamil
"Manasukkul Oru Puyal"StarS. P. BalasubrahmanyamA. R. RahmanTamil
"Thanthana Thanthana"ThavasiK. J. YesudasVidhyasagarTamil
"Karisa Kaadugale"VirumbugirenUnni MenonDevaTamil
2002"Poo Vasam"Anbe SivamSriram ParthasarathyVidhyasagarTamil
"Nee Manasu Naaku Telusu"HoliR. P. PatnaikR. P. PatnaikTelugu
"Cheliya Cheliya"KKTelugu
"Sannajaaji Puvva"YuvarathnaKalyani MalikM.M.KeeravaniTelugu
"Ye Nenje"April MaadhathilHarish RaghavendraYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Thathalikkudhe"AlbumShankar MahadevanKarthik RajaTamil
"Baba Neeku"BabaS. P. BalasubrahmanyamA. R. RahmanTelugu
"Shaayo Shaayo"BagavathiTimmyDevaTamil
"July Malargale"BagavathiKarthikDevaTamil
"Enna Solli Paduvadho"En Mana VaanilHariharanIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Rottora Paattu"En Mana VaanilK. J. YesudasIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Deewana Deewana"GeminiSoloBharathwajTamil
"Vaanaville Vaanaville"RamanaaSoloIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Vaanam Adhirave"RamanaaChorusIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Mottugale Mottugale"Roja KootamHariharanBharathwajTamil
"Poi Solla Koodadhu"RunHariharanVidhyasagarTamil
"Minsaram En Meedhu"RunHarish RaghavendraVidhyasagarTamil
"Pani Kaatre"RunBalaramVidhyasagarTamil
"Pathinettu Vayasil"VillainUdit NarayanVidhyasagarTamil
"Hello Hello"VillainTippu, Anuradha SriramVidhyasagarTamil
2003"Anbe Anbe"Anbe AnbeHariharanBharathwajTamil
"Thavamindri Kidaitha Varame"AnbuHariharanVidhyasagarTamil
"Boom Boom"BoysAdnan SamiA. R. RahmanTamil
"Chanakya Chanakya"DumSoloDevaTamil
"Jaajimalli"Ninuchoodaka NenundalenuSoloIlaiyaraajaTelugu
"Kommallo Koyilaa"IlaiyaraajaTelugu
"Kondapalli"KKTelugu
"Ilaya Nadhi"ManasellamHariharanIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Kadhal Vettukkili"ParasuramKarthikA. R. RahmanTamil
"Maankuttyae"Priyamana ThozhiSoloS. A. RajkumarTamil
"Mainave Mainave"ThithikudheChinmayiVidhyasagarTamil
2004"Kanden Kanden"MadhureyMadhu BalakrishnanVidhyasagarTamil
"Manmadhane Nee"ManmadhanSoloYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Kaalayil Dinamum"NewUnnikrishnanA. R. RahmanTamil
"Spider Man"NewKunal GanjawalaA. R. RahmanTamil
"Naanu Jeetendra"NewsGurukiranGurukiranKannada
"Kaadu Thirande"Vasool Raja MBBSHariharanVidhyasagarTamil
2005"Thigu Thigu"Anbe AaruyireBlaazeA. R. RahmanTamil
"Oru Varthai Kekka"AyyaKKBharathwajTamil
"Siru Thooral"Ponniyin SelvanSrinivasVidyasagarTamil
"Bambara Kannaley"Bambara KannaleyUdit NarayanSrikanth DevaTamil
"Daachuko"Muddula KodukuSrinivasVidhyasagarTelugu
"Sakka Podu Pottane"DaasKKYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Ela Vachhenamma"SankranthiUdit NarayanS. A. RajkumarTelugu
"Laila Majunu"February 14KarthikBharathwajTamil
"Eno Kangal"Kalvannin KaadhaliYuvan Shankar RajaYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Merke Merke"Kanda Naal MudhalShankar MahadevanYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Solli Tharavaa"MajaaMadhu BalakrishnanVidhyasagarTamil
"Kaatril Varum Geethame"Oru Naal Oru KanavuShreya Ghoshal, Bhavatharini, Ilaiyaraaja, HariharanIlaiyaraajaTamil
2006"Athi Athikka"AadhiS. P. BalasubrahmanyamVidhyasagarTamil
"Kangal Theduthe"Manathodu MazhaikalamJassie GiftJassie GiftTamil
"Thaiyya Tha"Thiruttu PayaleSoloBharathwajTamil
"Kaatril Or Varthai"VaralaruS. P. BalasubrahmanyamA. R. RahmanTamil
"Siggutho Chi Chi"StalinHariharanMani SharmaTelugu
2007"Solli Tharava"AalwarKarthikSrikanth DevaTamil
"Tamizh Chelvi"Koodal NagarHariharanSabesh-MuraliTamil
"Naana Yaar Edhu"Ninaithu Ninaithu PaarthenSoloJoshua SridharTamil
"Manasa Nuvvunde"MunnaNaresh Iyer, KrishHarris JayarajTelugu
"Akkam Pakkam"KireedamSoloG. V. Prakash KumarTamil
"Mallelo Illelo"AnumanaspadamHariharanIlaiyaraajaTelugu
"Chanda Nanna Chandramukhi"Ee BandhanaUdit NarayanMano MurthyKannada
"Enna thavam purindhaen"NenjaithoduHariharanSrikanth DevaTamil
2008"Kandum Kaanamal"Pirivom SanthippomSoloVidhyasagarTamil
"Mukunda Mukunda"DasavathaaramKamal HaasanHimesh ReshammiyaTamil
"Om Zarare"KuselanK. S. Chithra, Daler MehndiG. V. Prakash KumarTamil
"Aa Vaipunna Ee Vaipunna"MaskaHariharanChakriTelugu
"En Anbae"SathyamSoloHarris JayarajTamil
"Sutrivarum Bhoomi"JayamkondaanSoloVidhyasagarTamil
"Pachhai Kaatre"Abhiyum NaanumSoloVidhyasagarTamil
2009"Amma Un Pillai"Naan KadavulSoloIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Panchirey"Konchem Ishtam Konchem KashtamKirthi SagathiyaShankar–Ehsaan–LoyTelugu
"Marali Mareyagi"SavariSoloManikanth KadriKannada
"Badavara Manege"Prem KahaniSoloIlaiyaraajaKannada
"Yaarivanu Yaarivanu"
2010"En Nenjil"Baana KaathadiSoloYuvan Shankar RajaTamil
"Arima Arima"EnthiranHariharanA. R. RahmanTamil
"Kaiyya Pudi"MynaaNaresh IyerD. ImmanTamil
"Kanupaapallo Prema"Shambo Shiva ShamboSoloSundar C BabuTelugu
"Nambu Satya Heltheeni"Neneyuve NinnaUdit NarayanC R BobbyKannada
2011"Manasoram"AyyanSriram ParthasarathyIlaiyaraajaTamil
"Viriyunnu"Bombay March 12SoloAfzal YusufMalayalam
"Ponmulam Thandil"Oru Nuna KadhaBombay SreekumarMidhun IswarMalayalam
"Idemiti"Prema KaidhiNaresh IyerD. ImmanTelugu
"Adiye Un Kangal"RowthiramUdit NarayanPrakash NikkiTamil
"Naaku Oka Loverundi"Naaku O LoverundiHariharanK. M. RadhakrishnanTelugu
"Mugilina Maathu"ParieUdit NarayanVeer SamarthKannada
2012"Kaatrilellam Inbam"UdumbanHariharanBalanTamil

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