Singer Chinmayi is one of the most popular singers and dubbing artists in South India. She has sung songs predominantly in Tamil and has been working as a dubbing artist in Telugu and Tamil films since nearly two decades. To her credit, she has sung more than 1000 songs in about ten languages and has given many stage shows across the world.
She has also won about 100 awards for her singing and dubbing skills in the film industry. Chinmayi Sripada is one of the favourite singers of legendary composer AR Rahman and has sung many songs for him in recent years. She recently became viral for the song Kadhala Kadhala which garnered more than 100 million views on social media platform.
As a dubbing artist, she has done excellent work and is the regular dubbing artist for actress Samanta in all the languages. Apart from that, she had dubbed for more than 20 popular heroines in South Indian films in the last ten years. Unfortunately, she was banned from the dubbing union in Tamil film industry recently due to controversies.
Chinmayi Sripada is vocal about social issues and became famous when she alleged that popular lyricist Vyramuthu had misbehaved with her earlier. She actively participated in the MeToo campaign and also brought many other issues to limelight. Due to this reason, the influential people in the industry banned her from Tamil dubbing union. But she has continued dubbing work in Telugu films and has nearly ten projects every year.
Singer Chinmayi Sripada was born on the 10th of September 1984 in Mumbai. Chinmayi Sripada’s current age is 38 years.
Wiki | Biography
Singer Chinmayi Sripada hails from a musical family and her father was a renowned musician. She learnt classical music at a young age from professionals and even managed to secure a scholarship from the Indian Government when she was just 10 years old. She had also won Gold Medal and Silver Medal from AIR competition for Ghazal and classical music.
She later completed her graduation from Madras University in BSc Pyschology. She was doing small jobs in private companies like NIIT and Sify before she got her big chance to debut in the film industry with AR Rahman’s song Oru Daivam Thanda Poove. She had earlier won many musical shows and became famous through her film songs.
She can speak multiple South Indian languages and this has helped her dubbing career over the years. However, in recent years, she faced troubles in Tamil film industry after her activism in the MeToo campaign. She had accused a powerful lyrics writer Vyramuthu about harassment and the bigwigs of the industry banned her from dubbing association in Tamil Nadu.
However, she has not given up her fight and has got lot of support from renowned musicians and film makers who continue to support her career. She has been working in Telugu films on a regular basis and has become the permanent dubbing artist for actress Samantha since many years. She has won national award, state awards and many other recognition in her lengthy career.
|Full Name||Singer Chinmayi|
|Date of Birth||10 September 1984|
|Age||38 (as of 2023)|
|Profession||Playback Singer, Voice Actor, Radio Jockey, Television Presenter|
|Zodiac sign / Sun sign||Virgo|
|School||The Children’s Garden School, Chennai |
Hindu Senior Secondary School, Indira Nagar, Chennai
|College||University of Madras, Chennai|
|Educational Qualifications||Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Psychology|
|Debut||‘Saptasawarangal’ in 1999|
Singer Chinmayi Sripada hails from a Brahmin family which has many renowned musicians. Her father Sripada was a musician and her mother Padmasini is a home maker. She has not mentioned much details about her family but sources say that she has been staying with her mother and husband since many years and not in touch with her father’s family.
|Brother Name||Not Known|
|Sister Name||Not Known|
Boyfriend, Husband and Relationships
Singer Chinmayi is married to Rahul Ravindran who is a popular actor and director in Telugu and Tamil film industry. The couple got married in the year 2004 and they had twins in the year 2022. Her children are Driptah and Sharvas.
|Affairs / Boyfriend||Not Known|
|Husband Name||Rahul Ravindran|
Chinmayi Sripada looks very elegant and has a simple girl next door look. She stands tall at 5.4 feet and weighs close to 60 kgs. She does basic workout to maintain her fitness but pays lot of attention to her diet and makeup. She is also a professional makeup artist and provides tips on her Youtube channel. She is known for her fair complexion and silky hair.
|Weight(approx.)||Kilograms- 60 Kg|
Weight in Pounds- 132 lbs
|Height(approx.)||Centimeters – 163 cm|
Inches – 5 ft 4 in
Meter – 1.63 m
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||32-224-36|
Singer Chinmayi Sripada started her career at a young age by giving musical concerts across the country. She also participated in many musical reality shows in Tamil and other languages and got good fame. She later won the Saptaswarangal competition on Tamil television and got offers from film industry.
Music Director AR Rahman introduced her to films with the movie Kannathil Muttamittal. The song Oru Daivam Thanda Poove which Chinmayi sang became very famous and even won the National award. In this way, she became a famous artist and later ventured into dubbing industry.
She has dubbed for nearly 20 heroines across different languages and won many awards for her work. Her first work as dubbing artist was Sillanu Oru Kadhal in which she dubbed for Bhumika Chawla. Apart from that, she has also dubbed for top heroines like Samantha, Tamanna and Trisha in the south film industry.
After gaining huge success for her dubbing in Em Maaya Chesave movie, she became the permanent voice of actress Samantha Ruth Prabhu in all her movies. She has dubbed for nearly 30 movies of actress Samantha. In the same manner, she has dubbed for Sameera Reddy, Lavanya Tripathi and Nayanthara among other top actors. She has also participated in many TV shows as an anchor and became famous with Airtel Super Singer and its Junior version which was aired on Vijay TV in Tamil television industry.
Meanwhile, she also started a translation company and dubbing training institute named Blue Elephant in Chennai. After she got married to actor and director Rahul Ravindran, she started assisting him in many film projects as well. She has dubbed for close to 100 movies in different languages. In the year 2022, she has dubbed for 7 movies in Telugu industry.
Chinmayi’s singing career is equally exciting with more than 1000 songs to her credit in mainstream films in about 8 different languages. She has won about 100 awards so far in her career and continues to entertain the audience through her voice. She has given 100s of stage shows across the world with many renowned artists.
Unfortunately, she got into trouble after she participated in the MeToo movement and blamed lyricist Vyramuthu about sexual harassment. As the lyricist has good influence among the ruling political party in Tamil Nadu, she was banned from dubbing association and has got less opportunities in Tamil industry since many years. However, she is still busy with many Telugu projects.
The net worth of Chinmayi Sripada is around $4 million. She has worked in the film industry for nearly two decades and earned lot of money as singer and dubbing artist. She is also a business person and has her company in Chennai. She owns a big mansion in Chennai and has three luxury cars. She also handles the production work of her husband’s company.
Facts and Information
Chinmayi faced lot of trouble during the MeToo movement after she accused Vyramuthu about harassment. Even though she did not provide any proof about the incident, most people believe her version as many others made similar allegations on the same lyricist.
She was also the victim of negative publicity during the Suchi Leaks incident which released many obscene details about film actors few years back. Chinmayi was accused of getting offers through immoral means during that time.
Chinmayi gave birth to twins after many years of marriage. Most people did not expect her to have a child at the age of 38 as it was very difficult. However, she is healthy now and enjoying her time with her babies.