Sunitha Upadrashta, better known by her stage name Sunitha Upadrashta, is an Indian playback singer and voice actress. She has predominantly worked in the south Indian film industry, where she has crooned numerous songs in Tamil and Telugu, and also rendered her voice for over 750 films as a dubbing artist. She has hosted many singing reality shows in Telugu and appeared as a judge for them before achieving fame as a singer. Sunitha has received several accolades including National Award from All India Radio under light music category in 1994 at the age of 15 years.
Singer Sunitha was born on the 10th of May 1978, in Guntur, Andhra Pradesh into a Telugu Brahmin family. She is currently 41 years old.
|Birth Name||Sunitha Upadrashta|
|Nickname||Sunitha, Singer Sunitha|
|Date of Birth||May 10, 1978|
|Place of Birth||Guntur, Andhra Pradesh, India|
|Age||41 years old|
|Profession||Singer, Voice artist, Television host|
Family and Education
Sunitha Upadrashta is the daughter of singers Sri Upadrasta Narasimha Rao and Sumathi (Maiden name Malladi). Her educational background is unknown.
Sunitha Husband and Love Life
Sunitha was married to her husband, Kiran when she was just 19 years old. They got divorced and no more a couple now. They both had two children together – a son named Aakash (born in 1997) and a daughter named Shreya (born in 1998).
|Height||Feet – 5 feet 7 inches|
Centimeters – 170 cm
Meters – 1.7 m
|Weight||Kilograms – 64 kg|
Pounds – 138 lbs
|Shoe Size||8 (US)|
|Dress Size||8 (US)|
Singer Sunitha started her career as a playback singer at the age of 17, where she rendered voice for song “Ee Vela Lo Neevu” in Sri Sasi Preetham composition and written by Sirivennela Sitaramasastri. It was from her debut Telugu film Gulabi. She has sung a number of songs in Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada.
As a dubbing artiste, Sunitha has given voice over for various artists like Jyothika, Anushka, Bhoomika, Charmi, Laila, Meera Jasmine, Soundarya, Sonali Bendre, Richa Gangopadhyay, Raasi, Shriya, Genelia, Sneha, Sada, Katrina Kaif, Ileana, Tamannaah, Trisha, Kamilini Mukherji, Nayanthara etc.
Singer Sunitha has hosted several devotional programs like Navaragam on Gemin, Jhummandi Nadam, Sapta Swaralu, and Paaduta Teeyaga onETV.
She is well known for appearing as a judge on Maa TV’s singing reality show, Super Singer since its 4th season. She has been currently hosting singing talent show, SaReGaMaPa Lil Champs on Zee Telugu.
Sunitha Net Worth
Known for her versatility, Sunitha is a familiar face in the South Indian cinema, at least to the music lovers. While the exact figure of her net worth is unknown, she should have accumulated a net worth of over $2 million. Her source of income includes singing, voice actress, stage performances, endorsements, television appearances, and tours.
Social Media Portfolio
- Facebook – singer.sunitha
- Twitter – Singer_Sunitha
Singer Sunitha Facts
Bring born into a family of musicians, Sunitha began learning vocals and music from her tender age. At thirteen, she took music classes from Pemaraju Surya Rao in Carnatic Vocal and Light music from Kalaga Krishna Mohan for eight years.
Sunitha, 20, participated in Tyagaraja Aradhana Utsavalu along with her guru Sri Pemmaraju Surya Rao.
She use to take part in various devotional programs and is a regular singer at Tirumala Tirupati Brahmotsavam.
Singer Sunitha first performed in Light Music on All India Radio in 1995 when she was 17 and has performed in more than 500 television and radio programs until now.
She visited various countries including USA, Dubai and other countries through her concert titled ‘Musical Moments With Sunitha’.
Sunitha performed with other musicians at the inauguration ceremony of Amaravathi, new capital of Andhra Pradesh.
During the time of 50 years of Independence, she has sung Vande Mataram along with S.P.Balasubrahmanyam at the Congress Plenary Meet.
Sunitha has received several accolades, including a National Award, two Filmfare Awards, two Nanadi Awards among others.
Singer Sunitha has her own self-titled YouTube channel where she uploads her performances, prank videos, hilarious content and happenings from her life.