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Name  A. Komala
Role  Singer
Movies  Thookku Thookki

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Similar People  P Leela, Ghantasala, Jamuna Rani, G Ramanathan, P Susheela

A. P. Komala (Tamil: ஏ.பி.கோமளா) (born 28 August 1934) is a South Indian playback singer. She has sung songs in Tamil, Malayalam, and Telugu languages.

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Career Life

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.

Music composers she sang for

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.

Playback singers she sang with

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.

Filmography

These are some of the films where she was the playback singer.

Hit songs

  • Chandanapallakkil Veedukaanaan vanna
  • Velukkumbo kulikkuvan Kuttikkuppayam
  • Sarkkara Panthalil Thenmazha Choriyum (Recorded by Komala, but KPAC Sulochana sang it in theatres)
  • References

    A. P. Komala Wikipedia


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