Kavita Krishnamurthy Wiki/Biography
Kavita Krishnamurthy was born on Saturday, 25 January 1958 (age 61 years; as in 2019), in New Delhi. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius. She did B.A. honours in economics from St. Xaviers College, Mumbai.
Kavita Krishnamurthy Career
Her aunt ‘Protimma Bhattacharya’ insisted her to join music classes. Kavita was trained in Rabindra Sangeet by Suruma Basu. Later, she started formal training in Hindustani classical music under Balram Puri. She won many medals in singing in the Inter-Ministry Classical Competitions in New Delhi during her school and college days. In 1971, when she was in college, she got the opportunity to sing in the Bengali movie ‘Shriman Prithviraj’ along with the legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar and music composer Hemant Kumar. In 1976, she was introduced to the music director Laxmikant by Jaya Chakravarthy (mother of actress Hema Malini). In 1978, she recorded her first Kannada song ‘Ondanondu kaaladaga’ in the film Ondanondu Kaladalli. In 1985, she gave the first major hit of her career with the song ‘Tumse Milkar Na Jaane Kyon’ from the film Pyaar Jhukta Nahin (1985). However, she got recognition in the industry with her two songs ‘Hawa Hawaii’ and ‘Karte Hain Hum Pyaar Mr. India Se’ (both songs from the movie Mr. India, 1986). Her songs in the movie 1942: A Love Story, composed by R.D. Burman were chartbusters. She got the opportunity to work with the renowned singers and music directors of the industry like Bappi Lahiri, Anand-Milind, A. R. Rahman, Ismail Darbar, Himesh Reshammiya, Nadeem-Shravan, Jatin Lalit, Viju Shah, Kishore Kumar, and Anu Malik. Her item song ‘Tu cheez Badi hai mast mast’ from the movie Mohra (1994), became very popular starring Raveena Tandon and Akshay Kumar. In 2011, she lent her voice for the romantic song ‘Tum Ho’ from the movie Rockstar, starring Ranbir Kapoor and Nargis Fakhri.
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Kavita Krishnamurthy Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 165 cm
in meters– 1.65 m
in feet inches– 5’ 5”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 60 kg
in pounds– 132 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||36-32-34|
|Hair Colour||Dark Brown|
Kavita Krishnamurthy Personal Life
Kavita Krishnamurthy Relationships & More
|Marriage Date||11 November 1999 (Thursday)|
Kavita Krishnamurthy Family
|Husband/Spouse||Pandit Dr. Lakshminarayana Subramaniam (Violinist)|
• Narayana Subramaniam, Foster (Doctor)
• Ambi Subramaniam, Foster (Violinist)
• Gingger Shankar, Foster (Singer)
• Bindu Subramaniam, Foster (Singer)
|Parents||Father– T.S. Krishnamurthy (An employee of the Education Ministry)
Mother– Kamakshi Krishnamurthy
|Siblings||Brother : Name Not Known|
Kavita Krishnamurthy Favourite Things
|Favourite Singer(s)||Lata Mangeshkar, A. R. Rahman|
|Favourite Director||Mani Ratnam|
Facts About Kavita Krishnamurthy
- Her real name is ‘Sharada Krishnamurthy.’
- When she was in school, she wanted to join the Indian Foreign Services.
- In 1980, she lent the voice for the song ‘Kaahe Ko Byaahi’ from the film Maang Bharo Sajana (1980), but in final editing, it was deleted from the movie.
- In 2014, she performed with her husband and son at ‘Madison Square Garden in New York’ during the visit of the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
- In 2015, Jain University awarded her with a Doctorate Degree.
- Apart from Bollywood movies, Kavita and her husband performed live on the national and international podiums.