Telugu Songs

Telugu is one of the most spoken languages of south India. Though today Telugu songs from the movies of the state are very popular, yet the fact is that the rich heritage of this state language lies in its classical Carnatic renderings. Even in the modern tunes, one can get a feel of the traditional music instruments. According to music connoisseurs, there is a sweetness and melody in the Telugu songs that is predominant in every genre of compositions.

The following are the popular genre of Telugu music:

–   Telugu film songs: As with every other Indian language the songs from the Telugu films top the popularity charts. In fact, the tunes that become a rage in this state are lifted and translated into other languages
– Telugu Devotional Songs: Vedic chants and other Hindu devotional songs have been sung through the ages in this language.
-Telugu Classical music: This includes the vocal Carnatic compositions, as well as the instrumental music.

Given here is a list of the popular Telugu singers:

A R Rahman
Devi Sri Prasad
Ghantasala
Hariharan
K K
Karthik
Keeravani
Kumar Sanu
M Balamuralikrishna
Madhavapeddi Sathyam
Mallikarjun
Mano
Mohammad Rafi
Nagur Babu
P B Sreenivas
Rajesh
Ravi Verma
Ramana Gogula
S P Balu
S P Charan
Saandip
Shankar Mahadevan
Sonu Nigam
Sukhwinder Singh
Tippu
Udit Narayan
UnniKrishnan
Vandemataram Srinivas
Yesudas
Anupama
Anuradha Sriram
Bhanumathi
Chitra
Harini
Jikki
K Jamuna Rani
Kalpana
Kavita Krishnamurthy
Kowshalya
L R Eswari
Mahalakshmi
Malathi
Malgudi Subha
Nityasree
P Leela
P Susheela
S Janaki
S P Sailaja
Sadhna Sargam
Shreya Ghoshal
Smitha
Soumya
Sujatha
Sumangali
Suneetha
Swarnalatha
Usha
Vani Jayaram

The following are the famous Telugu music directors/composers:

A R Rahman
Adinarayana Rao
Chakravarthi
Chakri
Deva
Devi Sri Prasad
Gantadi Krishna
Ghantasala
Harris Jayaraj
Ilayaraja
K V Mahadevan
Keeravani
Koti
M S Viswanathan
Maadhavapeddi Suresh
Mani Sharma
Pendyala Nageshwara Rao
Raj Koti
Ramana Gogula
Ramesh Naidu
R P Patnaik
Sathyam
S A Raj Kumar
S P Balu
S P Kothanda Pani
S Rajeswara Rao
S V Krishna Reddy
Sandeep Chowta
Sashi Pritam
Srilekha
T Chalapathi Rao
T V Raju
Vandemataram
Vidya Sagar