Kannada Songs

Kannada is the state language of Karnataka. The state is known for its rich heritage not only in music, but also in literature. In fact, a number of poems have been set to musical tunes and are enjoyed by music connoisseurs around the world. Not only the people who understand the Kannada songs, but also others enjoy the music of this language.

In fact, the classical concerts have an audience of varied cultural backgrounds. According to them the Kannada classical renderings are spiritual and can take one away from the real world into a magical one within the mind.
Till date Kannada folk music is enjoyed around the world. In fact, the most popular are those that have famous poems set to classical music settings. Even the Kannada devotional songs are heard during important festivals, as well as other auspicious occasions.
The following are amongst the most recommended Kannada film music albums:
Shantinivasa
Aishwarya
Agrahara
Aakasha Gange
Ajanthaa
Arasu
Amrutha
Vaani Duniya
Bhoopathy
Ekadanta
Cheluvina Chiththara
Ee Preethi Onthara
Ee Preethi Yeke Bhoomi Myalide
Havaa
Hudugaata
Jothe Jotheyali
Jambada Hudugi
Janapada
Kshana Kshana
Kallarali Hoovaagi
Kusuma
Neelakanta
Manmatha
Ondu Preethiya Kate
Mungaru Male
Parodi
Masti
Sajni
Nali Naliyutha
Snehanjali
Pallakki
Sixer
Santa
Soundarya
Satyavan Savitri
Preethigaagi
Savi Savi Nenapu
Thamashegaagi
Snehana Preetina
Ugaadi
Babruvaahana
Pooja
Chandrodaya
Rani Maharani
Gajapathi Garvabhanga
Shrungara Kavya
Ganga Yamuna
Simhada Mari
Kalyana Mantapa
Sneha
Lankesh Patrike
Solillada Saradara
Ramanna Shamanna
SP Sangliyana I
Shanti Shanti Shanti
SP Sangliyana II
Shhh
Yuddha Kaanda
Mutthina Haara
Yugapurusha
The popular Kannada playback singers are:
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
K. S. Chithra
S. Janaki
P. B. Sreenivas
P. Susheela
K. J. Yesudas