About

Sithara Krishnakumar, popularly known by her first name Sithara, is an acclaimed Playback singer and a known Ghazal singer. A graded artiste of All India Radio, she is making her presence felt in the music industry following a string of successes in musical talent shows. She has rendered her voice to over 300 film songs in Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu and Kannada languages. A singer who respects and takes her profession seriously, she likes to learn and experiment with folk and fusion genres of music. Moreover, Sithara is a trained classical dancer.

Born in Kozhikode, into a family of musical tradition, Sithara showed a keen interest in music from a very early age. Her parents spotted her talent and decided to nurture her skills. She was introduced to Sri Ramanattukara Sathish and Pala C.K Ramachandran who initially trained her in Carnatic classical music. She got trained in Classical dance by Kalamandalam Vinodini. Later on, Sithara started her formal training in Hindustani music under Ustad Fiyaz Khan, which she is still pursuing.

Her multifaceted talents has never gone unnoticed. She was honoured with the 'Kalathilakam' title for two consecutive years while she was a graduate student at Calicut University.

Presently, Sithara is residing at Aluva married to Dr. M Sajish, a Clinical Cardiologist. A very supportive family, caring friends, constantly guiding teachers and a strong will to learn and perfect the medium keeps her focused and motivated.


Awards & Achievements

Asiavision Awards best Female Playback singer 2017
Yuva Awards best Female Playback singer 2017
Red FM Malayalam Music Awards best Female Playback singer 2017
Mangalam Music Awards best Female Playback singer 2017
Asianet TV Awards best Popular duet song 2017
Anand TV Awards best Playback singer 2016
South Indian International Movie Awards best Playback singer 2014
Filmfare Awards best Playback singer Nominee 2013
Star Vijay Awards best Playback singer Nominee 2013
Inspire Film Award best Female Playback singer 2012
Mirchi Music Award best Female singer in Tamil 2012
Kerala State Film Award best Female singer 2012
L Channel Award best playback singer 2012
Kannur Rajan Memorial Award best playback singer 2012
Vayalar Samskarika Vedi Award best Female playback singer 2011
Mohammed Rafi Memorial Award best Female playback singer 2011
Drishya Award best playback singer 2009
Gandharva Sangeetham (Seniors) Winner 2009
Jeevan TV 2 Crore Apple Megastars Winner 2008
Calicut University Arts Festival Kalathilakam 2006
Calicut University Arts Festival Kalathilakam 2005
Swaralaya Kairali Yesudas Award best singer 2004
Jeevan TV Voice 2004 Winner 2004
Baburaj Memorial Award best Female singer 2002