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Monday, 9 October 2017

Vani Jayaram Family Marriage Husband Photos Biography Profile Biodata Age Height Details

 Vani Jayaram  Family Marriage Husband Photos Biography Profile Biodata Age Height Details

Name Vani Jayaram
Date of Birth: 30-11-1945
Age: 72
Mother Padmavathi
Husband Jayaram
Occupation Playback Singer

Vani Jairam (born as Kalaivani on November 30, 1945), also credited as Vani Jayaram, also affectionately called as Meera of modern India, is an Indian singer. She is best known as a singer of reading in South Indian cinema. Vani's career began in 1971 and lasted more than four decades. She has read for over a thousand Indian films recording over 10,000 songs. In addition, she has recorded thousands of devotional and private albums and has also participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad.

Recognized for her vocal range and ease of adaptation to any difficult composition, Vani was often the choice of several composers from India until 1970, until the late 1990s. Besides Hindi, she sung in several Indian languages, such as the Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Odia, Gujarati and Bengali languages.

Vani has won the National Film Award for Best Female Singer three times and has won awards from the state government of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. In 2012, she was honored with the Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award - South for her achievements in South Indian film music. [4] In July 2017, she will be honored with the best female performer at the NAFA 2017 event in New York City.

Youth and Career

Vani Jairam was born as Kalaivani in Vellore in Tamil Nadu, in a family of musicians classically trained as fifth daughter in a family of six daughters and three sons. His mother Padmavathi, trained under Ranga Ramunaja Iyengar, enrolled him in his classes where he taught him some kritis of Muthuswami Dikshitar. Later, she received formal training under the direction of Kadalur Srinivas Iyengar, T. R. Balasubramanian and R. S. Mani. Vani was glued to Radio Ceylon and was attracted by Hindi cinematographic songs as she used to memorize and reproduce all the orchestration of the songs that played repeatedly on the radio. [6] At the age of 8, she gave her first public performance at All India Radio, Madras. Published her studies, Vani worked with the State Bank of India, Madras and later in 1967 she was transferred to the Hyderabad branch.

Publish her marriage in the late 1960s, Vani moved to Mumbai with her husband Jayaram to set up her family. Upon request, she was transferred to the Mumbai branch of her bank. Knowing her singing skills, Jayaram persuaded Vani to get along with Hindustani classical music and she enrolled under Ustad Abdul Rehman Khan of Gharana Patiala. Her rigorous training under him led her to leave her banking job and make music as a profession. It was presented to composer Vasant Desai in 1969 who recorded an album Marathi with the singer Kumar Gandharv. After listening to his voice, Desai roped him to sing the song "Runanubandhacha" for the same album with Kumar Gandharv. The album enjoyed great popularity among the audience of Marathi and the duo's song was well received.


1975 – Best Female Playback Singer Tamil– Various songs (Apoorva Raagangal)
1980 – Best Female Playback Singer Telugu– Various songs (Sankarabharanam)
1991 – Best Female Playback Singer Telugu – "Anathineeyara Hara" (Swathi Kiranam)
2015- Nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – "Olanajali Kuruvi" - 1983 (2014 Malayalam Film)
2013– The 60th South Indian Filmfare Award for Lifetime Achievements
1980 – Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – "Mere Toh Giridhar Gopal" (Meera)
1972 – Gujarat State Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Ghoongat
1979 – Tamil Nadu State Film Award for Best Female Playback – Azhagae Unnai Aradhikkiren
1979 – Nandi Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Shankarabharanam
1982 – Odisha State Film Award for Best Singer – Debjani
1972 – Mian Tansen Award Best Film Playback Singer of 'Classical Song' in Films for "Bol Re Papi Hara" given by Sur Singar Samsad, Mumbai.
1979 – Her songs in the Pandit Ravi Shankar scored film Meera brought her the Film World (1979) Cine Herald (1979) for "Mere To Giridhar Gopal".
1991 – Kalaimamani Award from Tamil Nadu State for her contribution to Tamil film music.
1992 – The youngest artist to be awarded the "Sangeet Peet Samman"
2004 – M.K. Thyagarajar Bhagavathar – Life Time Achievement Award from Tamil Nadu Government
2005 – Kamukara Award for her outstanding contribution to film music in general and in all the four South Indian languages in particular. 2006 – Mudhra Award of Excellence from Mudhra Academy, Chennai.
2012 – Subramanya Bharathi award for her contribution to music.
2014 - Life Time Achievement Award of Radio Mirchi given at Hyderabad on 16 August 2014
2014 - Asiavision Awards - Best Playback Singer Award for the song 'Olanjali Kuruvi' from the Film "1983'
2014 - Kannadasan Award by Kannadasan Kazagam,Coimbatore
2015 - Life Time Achievement Award from Raindropss on Women Achievers Award Ceremony Chennai.
2016 - Red fm Music awards 2016 for Best Duet with Yesudas
2017 - Vanitha Film Awards -Best singer
2017 - Ghantasala National Award
2017 - North American Film Awards - New York- 22 July 2017 - Best Female Playback Singer - Malayalam


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