Kavita Krishnamurthy receives Lifetime Achievement Award at UK Asian Film Festival

Shivani Arora

Renowned singer Kavita Krishnamurthy has been honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ for her contribution to music at the annual ‘UK Asian Film Festival (UKAFF)’ in London. The 66-year-old singer, who lent her voice to songs in many Hindi films like ‘Mr India’ and ‘Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam’, was honored with the ‘Lifetime Achievement Award’ at a grand ceremony on Saturday.

Kavita Krishnamurthy has been honored for her achievements in a career spanning four decades. He has sung more than 50,000 songs in about 45 Indian languages. “My stand has always been clear that I will not sing any film song that would embarrass my brother or mother,” Krishnamurthy said at a special talk show at London’s Taj Hotel.

Didn’t sing such a song that mother would feel embarrassed after listening to it.

Kavita Krishnamurthy has given many hit songs to the film industry. Not only in Bollywood but also in South Film Industry and Classical Music, he has created a distinct identity for himself. Millions are fans of Kavita Krishnamurthy’s voice. She was seen reminiscing about the old days when she was honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award in London. Kavita said, ‘I always tried that my mother or my brother should not be embarrassed after listening to the songs sung by me.’

About Kavita Krishnamurthy

Sharada Krishnamurthy who is popularly known as Kavita Krishnamurthy or Kavita Subramaniam, is an Indian playback and classical singer. She has recorded numerous songs in various Indian languages including Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Rajasthani, Bhojpuri, Telugu, Odia, Marathi, English, Urdu, Tamil, Malayalam, Gujarati, Nepali, Assamese, Konkani, Punjabi and other languages.

She is the recipient of four Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Awards (winning consecutively during 1995–1997), and the Padmashri which she received in 2005. She was awarded a Doctorate (Honoris Causa) for her contributions to Indian music by Bangalore-based Jain University in 2015. In 1999, she got married to noted violinist L. Subramaniam and resides in Bengaluru.

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