She was a much sought after playback singer from the late 1940s till the mid 1960s in Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu and Kannada movies. She continued in Malayalam till the early 1970s whereas she recorded very few songs in Tamil and Telugu during the 1960s.
She worked under G. Ramanathan, K. V. Mahadevan, C. R. Subburaman, S. V. Venkatraman, Viswanathan-Ramamoorthy, T. A. Kalyanam, M. S. Gnanamani, M. S. Viswanathan, C. S. Jayaraman, S. M. Subbaiah Naidu, T. R. Pappa, Vedha, M. K. Athmanathan, A. V. Natarajan, C. N. Pandurangan, R. Sudharsanam, R. Govardhanam, G. Govindarajulu Naidu, S. Dakshinamurthi, Ghantasala, Chittor V. Nagaiah, Pendyala Nageshwara Rao, P. Adinarayana Rao, T. Chalapathi Rao, S. Rajeswara Rao, Master Venu, T. V. Raju, B. Gopalam, G. K. Venkatesh, Vijaya Bhaskar, T. G. Lingappa, Ogirala Ramachandra Rao, H. R. Padmanabha Sastri, V. Dakshinamoorthy, B. A. Chidambaranath, M. S. Baburaj, L.P.R. Varma, G. Devarajan, K. Raghavan, P. S. Divakar and Br Lakshmanan.
She sang memorable duets mostly with Seerkazhi Govindarajan and T. M. Soundararajan. Others are A. M. Rajah, K. V. Mahadevan, T. A. Mothi, Ghantasala, Thiruchi Loganathan, C. S. Jayaraman, T. R. Mahalingam, K. R. Ramaswamy, T. R. Ramachandran, J. P. Chandrababu, S. C. Krishnan, A. L. Raghavan, G. K. Venkatesh, P. B. Sreenivas, V. N. Sundharam, Mehboob, Kamukara Purushothaman, K. P. Udhayabhanu, K. J. Yesudas, P. Jayachandran, Thankappan, M. Sathyam and Pithapuram Nageswara Rao.
She also sang duets with female singers with most notably with P. Leela and K. Jamuna Rani. Others are M. L. Vasanthakumari, N. L. Ganasaraswathi, T. V. Rathinam, K. Rani, P. Bhanumathi, S. Varalakshmi, R. Balasaraswathi Devi, Jikki, P. Suseela, A. G. Rathnamala, S. Janaki, Santha P. Nair, P. Madhuri, K. V. Janaki, T. M. Sarojini, B. Vasantha, Renuka, P. A. Periyanayaki, Vaidehi, Sathyavathi, R. Maragadham and G. Ponnamma.
These are some of the films where she was the playback singer.Chandanapallakkil Veedukaanaan vanna
Velukkumbo kulikkuvan Kuttikkuppayam
Sarkkara Panthalil Thenmazha Choriyum (Recorded by Komala, but KPAC Sulochana sang it in theatres)