Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam is an Indian classical singer, songwriter, and also entrepreneur. Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam is even more popular as the daughter of S. P. Balasubramanyam who is a legendary Indian Singer.
Table of Biography
Early Life and Childhood
Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam was born between the year 1975 to 1980, in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Also, her age must be between 40 to 45 years and her sun sign is Capricorn. Similarly, the Indian singer holds an Indian nationality and follows the Hindu religion. Pallavi was born in a musician family. The names of her parents are father, S.P. Balasubrahmanyam, and mother, Savithri Balasubrahmanyam. Her father was a popular and legendary Indian classical singer whereas her mother was a housewife.
Pallavi was very close to her dad and she always used to share her secrets and issues with her dad. Moreover, Pallavi also has a brother and his name is S. P. Charan. S. P. Charan is also a popular singer just like his father and sister. As for education, the Indian singer went to a local private school in Chennai. Then, she attended Chennai University and graduated from there.
As the daughter of a legendary singer, S. P. Balabsubrahmanyan, Pallavi also made a decision to become a professional and successful singer. It is for sure that Pallavi has been learning every classical music lesson from her dad since an early age. With the continuous practice of classical music from a very young age, Pallavi obviously has become a professional classical singer as of now. In the beginning days of her progressive musical career, Pallavi even worked as the playback singer in some of the Tollywood films.
Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam has also performed on live stages and public events as well. People love her singing talent and she is more famous among classical music fans. She has collaborated with several other popular and professional musicians such as Ganesh and Kumaresh, Abhishek Raghuram, K.J. Jesudas, C.Ashwath, and also Amit Heri, on the same stage. However, her every concert experience makes her feel special in different ways. Moreover, from some of the performances and the concert’s money, Pallavi donated it as a charity.
Similarly, the Indian classical singer has also been present in several award shows and functions together with her family. Also, due to her marital life, she was unable to perform and progress more in the musical field. It is the main reason for her less popularity compared to her father’s. Pallavi has learned Hindustani Classical music and has been continuing to perform Sugama Sangeetha on stage for the past twenty-one years. Moreover, Sugama Sangeetha is a genre of music where popular Kannada poets’ written poems are sung.
Interviews and other works
In one of her interviews, she has told that “I enjoy my work,” she says. “I’m always excited to work on different projects and try new things. Every project, every concert is a learning experience for me”. Besides her singing and acting career, Pallavi has begun a small production company that makes fiction and documentary movies. The name of the production company is “Sweet Spot Media”. In fact, she began the company along with her friend and her colleague filmmaker, Shamik Sen Gupta.
“We choose projects that push us out of our comfort zone. Our first short film, Playgrounds, is something that will always hold a special place in my heart. It won many awards and put us on the map,” she says. In addition to that, she is also a co-founder of ‘Samudra’. It is a recording label together with her husband, Arun Kumar. “We started Samudra as a platform to experiment and take on projects that we would like to see, and collaborate with different people,” she adds. Being involved in all these activities, it is hard for Pallavi to get any free time. But if she gets some free time then she loves to utilize them by listening to other artist’s songs, watching movies, and also reading books.
Her father’s career
P. Balasubrahmanyam was an Indian musician, TV anchor, music director, actor, dubbing artist, and also a movie. He has served mostly in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Hindi, and also in Malayalam movies. The late musician was the winner of 6 National Film Awards for Best Male Playback Singer for his performances in 4 languages which are Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, and Hindi; twenty-five Andhra Pradesh state Nandi Awards for his performances in Telugu cinema. He has also won other state awards from Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.
Similarly, he was the winner of the Filmfare Award and 6 other Filmfare Awards South. In fact, he grasped the Guinness World Record for recording the largest number of songs by a singer with over forty thousand songs. On 2nd February 1981, the singer has recorded twenty-one songs in Kannada for the composer Upendra Kumar in Bengaluru from 9 am to 9 pm. Furthermore, the artist has recorded nineteen songs in Tamil and sixteen songs in Hindi in one day, which is a record.
P. Balasubrahmanyam also got the state NTR National Award for his excellent works to Indian cinema in the year 2012. He even received the Silver Peacock Medal as Indian Film Personality of the Year in 2016. He was a recipient of the Padma Shri(2001), Padma Bhushan (2011), and Padma Vibhushan (Posthumously) (2021) from the Government of India. Unfortunately, On 25 the legendary musician, S. P. Balasubrahmanyam passed away in Chennai on 25th September 2020. Before his death, he was in the hospital for more than one month due to the complications that occurred from COVID-19.
Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam has a net worth of INR 50-60 Lakhs. Her primary source of income is obviously from her career as a singer, musician, and entrepreneur as well. On the other hand, her late father has a net worth of $2 million. Pallavi’s and her husband’s net worth is enough for their family to survive easily and live a fulfilled and luxurious life. As of now, Pallavi is residing in Chennai, India together with her family.
Talking about the musician’s relationship, Pallavi is already married. The name of her husband is Arun Kumar. Together they have also formed a recording label and have been supporting each other on every step of their life. The couple has even given birth to their children but their information is not out yet. Pallavi has been maintaining a low-profile and has been keeping her private things far from the media’s attention. Apart from this, Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam has not been involved in any controversial matters.
Body Measurement and Social Media
The Indian Singer has good physical statistics. She has an average height of 5 feet 5 inches or else 165 cm or 1.65 m. Similarly, Pallavi has a bodyweight of around 60 kg or 132 lbs. She wears a shoe having a size of 5 (US). Pallavi also has a pair of big black eyes with black long hair. Moreover, she has a slightly huge body type and loves to wear a saree as it is their cultural costume.
The singer is so busy in her personal and musical life that she does not have time to stay active on social media platforms. Hence, Pallavi does not have any social media accounts like Instagram, Facebook, and also not Twitter. However, Pallavi Balasubrahmanyam has also shared a video on the internet in which she has mentioned some heart-touching words about her father.