Chinmayi Age, Husband, Children, Family, Biography & More
Bio/Wiki Full NameChinmayi Sripaada Nickname(s)Chinmayee, Indai Hazaa Profession(s)Playback Singer, Voice Actor, Radio Jockey, Television Presenter 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
Some Lesser Known Facts about Chinmayi
She belongs to a family with a rich musical background. Her paternal grandfather, Dr. Sripada Pinakapani was a Padma Bhushan awardee.
She was raised by a single parent (her mother) as her father had left the family when she was just one-and-a-half year old. In her childhood, her mother was her singing guru. She taught her Hindustani Classical Music and Carnatic Music.
Chinmayi in her Childhood
She spent a few years of her childhood in Mumbai and then shifted to Chennai with her mother, at the age of 6. There, she started her schooling.
She has inherited the music 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.’ 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.
In 2005, she became the founder and CEO of ‘Blue Elephant;’ a language services company.
She has hosted Star Vijay’s reality show ‘Super Singer’ and Star Plus’ show ‘Chote Ustaad.’
She has been a Voice Over Actor for almost 50 films in Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.
She has also been a Radio Jockey for a show, “Aahaa Kaapi Klub” on Aahaa FM 91.9 in Chennai.
In 2011, she was chosen for the Fortune/US State Department Global Women’s mentoring partnership program. She was one out of 26 women and the first woman from Tamil Nadu to be selected for the same.
In the same year, she launched a mobile app, “Chinmayi Sripada.” After this, she became the first female singer in the world to have an exclusive app on Android and iOS devices.
About Chinmayi’s App
Her first advertisement was for Dheepam Oil in 2012.
She is well-versed with German that she had learned from the Goethe Institut Max Mueller Bhavan, Tamil Nadu.
Except for her native language, i.e., Tamil, she also speaks in English, Marathi, Hindi, Malayalam, German, and Telugu.
She is the best friend to actress Samantha Akkineni.
Chinmayi with Samantha Akkineni