Original Name Unnikrishnan
Profession Carnatic Singer ,Cinema Playback Singer
Date of Birth ,July,1966
Schooling ASAN Memorial,Santhome HSS
College Madras University
Education Law and Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management and Industrial Relations
Father Sri.K.Radhakrishnan (Director, Kesari Kuteeram Pvt. Ltd., Manufacturers of Ayurvedic Proprietary Medicines)
Mother Dr.Harini Radhakrishnan (Ayurvedic Physician)
Wife Priya (Bharathanatyam and Mohiniyattam dancer)
Children son Vasudev Krishna
e-mail id unnikrishnanp22@hotmail.com
Learnt carnatic Music at the age of 12 years
Gurus Sri.V.L.Seshadri, Dr.S.Ramanathan, Calcutta K.S.KrishnaMurthy, Savithri Sathyamurthy, P.S.Narayanaswamy,T.Brinda, Dr.T.Vishwanathan
Other interests Cricket. Has played for the Tamilnadu Senior Division League as a Top Order Batsman and Wicket keeper
Before Singing Executive in Parrys Confectionery Ltd.(1991-94)
Debut as playback singer ‘Ennavalae’ in the movie ‘Kaadhalan’
Languages in which he sings Tamil, Telugu, Kannada and Malayalam
Contribution to Carnatic Music associated himself with Youth Association for Classical Music and also served as its Executive Committee Member in the initial years
Awards and Titles in the field of carnatic musc by Karthik Fine Arts,“Yuva Kala Barathi” by the Bharath Kalachar
Awards and Titles in the field of cinema National Award for the Best Male Playback Singer for the year 1994 for his first ever film song “Ennavale” (Kadalan) and “Uyirum Neeye”(Pavithra)
Other facts Is an “A” grade artist of the All India Radio
Inspiration K.J.Yesudas
Favourite composer Illayaraja

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