P Susheela a name that remains a brand for her voice and grace in style of singing. She has contributed significantly for kollywood. Bringing out the beauty and emotions attached to the lyrics of songs has been her forte.
She has sung more than 40, 000 songs for the industry and started her own trust called P Susheela Trust that aims to support financially poor singers and give them a platform. In order to materialize this dream, Shankar’s Sagasa Paravaigal Orchestra and Vijay TV have come forward to organize a charity show Sigarangalin Sangamam on November 14th on behalf of her Trust. R M K V Silks Shop is sponsoring this show. Susheela has decided to honor play back singers T M Soundarajan and P B Srinivasan with Life Time Achievement Awards. Balamuralikrishna, K J Yesudas, S P Balasubramaniam, Vaani Jayaram and Chitra will be participating.
Susheela has sung in diverse languages and yet maintained that grace charmingly, adapting to every hurdle that came her way. It is not common these days for the younger generation of singers to pay attention by looking into words and bringing out the weight they carry. Where music now is just a three minute listening affair. Times have changed and so has the music but the older generation had a different taste in music which has evolved over the years.
Susheela still has a strong feeling about her music and hopes for its growth and wants to setup a school.
She adds,“It needs a lot of money” and “it is possible to begin a music school if the Government gives financial aid.”
And when inquired “Why is it that there was not much melody in the new songs compared to old songs?”
The legend said ” We cannot say like that. There are also melody and charm in new songs also.”
Let the beautiful dream of this enchantress come alive and may we have great voices singing in the coming future by her grace.
We thank her for the significant contribution to kollywood.