Sunitha (Singer) Age, Wiki, Biography, Husband, Height in feet, Net Worth & Many More

Sunitha Upadrashta is an Indian playback singer and voice actor born on May 10, 1978, in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh. She comes from a music-loving family as her parents are very fond of music. However, she got indulged in the world of music from the young age of 6. She got trained in music from Pemaraju Surya Rao in Carnatic Vocal and Light music from Kalaga Krishna Mohan. Following this, she started receiving several opportunities to participate and perform in multiple concerts including programs by All India Radio. 

At the age of 13, she participated in Tyagaraja Aradhana Utsavalu along with her Guru Pemaraju Surya Rao. Next by the age of 17, she had already started her singing career as a playback singer in films. Music director Sashi Preetham gave her the chance to sing in her debut film, Gulabi which marked her debut song that is “Ee Vela Lo Neevu” which was written by Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry. In 1997, she also sang a single card for the Kannada film, Bhoomi Geetha which was composed by Illayaraja. Apart from that, she also sang Telugu serial title songs such as Ruturagalu and Antarangalu. She received her first Nandi award for the title song of Antarangalu. Following this, Sunitha worked under the supervision of several music directors like Illayaraja, Vidyasagar, MM Keeravani, AR Rahman, SV Krishna Reddy, Vandematharam Srinivas, Mani Sharma, and many others. She has given her voice to more than 3000 songs in a number of South Indian films. Also, she has sung in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada language films. 

Apart from playback singing, Sunitha also stepped into the world of dubbing quite unwillingly, and eventually, her ease at voice modulations made her the most sought dubbing artist for all the lead heroines even. She also achieved a rare feat as a voice-over artist in the Telugu film industry with a record-breaking contribution of lending voice to over 110 actresses in more than 750 films. She also holds a major record of lending her voice to 60 movies in a single year. 

In addition to this, she has also made her contribution to devotional singing giving voice to a number of bhajans, kirtans, and songs with expression. 

Talking about her personal life, she got married at the age of 19 to Kiran Kumar Goparaju who also works in the media. However, they later got divorced. The couple also has two children, Akash and Shreya. 

In January 2021, Sunitha got married to a businessman, Rama Krishna Veerapaneni in the presence of her family members. 

NameSunitha Upadrashta
Nick NameSunitha
ProfessionPlayback Singer, Actress, Anchor, TV Host, and Dubbing Artist
Date of Birth10 May 1978
Age42 Years
Birth PlaceVijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, India
NationalityIndian
HometownAndhra Pradesh
SchoolBharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s, Andhra Pradesh
CollageAdikavi Nannaya University, Andhra Pradesh
DebutKannada– “Kesari Haravu” (1997)
Tamil– “Unakkoruthi” (1997)
ReligionBrahmin
Zodiac SignGemini

Sunitha  Career

  • Sunitha got trained in music from Pemaraju Surya Rao in Carnatic Vocal and Light music from Kalaga Krishna Mohan. 
  • Following this, she started receiving several opportunities to participate and perform in multiple concerts including programs by All India Radio. 
  • At the age of 13, she participated in Tyagaraja Aradhana Utsavalu along with her Guru Pemaraju Surya Rao. 
  • Next by the age of 17, she had already started her singing career as a playback singer in films. 
  • Music director Sashi Preetham gave her the chance to sing in her debut film, Gulabi which marked her debut song that is “Ee Vela Lo Neevu” which was written by Sirivennela Seetharama Sastry. 
  • In 1997, she also sang a single card for the Kannada film, Bhoomi Geetha which was composed by Illayaraja. 
  • Apart from that, she also sang Telugu serial title songs such as Ruturagalu and Antarangalu. 
  • Following this, Sunitha worked under the supervision of several music directors like Illayaraja, Vidyasagar, MM Keeravani, AR Rahman, SV Krishna Reddy, Vandematharam Srinivas, Mani Sharma, and many others. 
  • She has given her voice to more than 3000 songs in a number of South Indian films. Also, she has sung in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada language films. 
  • Apart from playback singing, Sunitha also stepped into the world of dubbing quite unwillingly, and eventually, her ease at voice modulations made her the most sought dubbing artist for all the lead heroines even. 
  • She also achieved a rare feat as a voice-over artist in the Telugu film industry with a record-breaking contribution of lending voice to over 110 actresses in more than 750 films. 
  • She also holds a major record of lending her voice to 60 movies in a single year. 
  • In addition to this, she has also made her contribution to devotional singing giving voice to a number of bhajans, kirtans, and songs with expression. 

Sunitha  Family 

Father Name Upadrashta Narasimha Rao
Mother Name Sumathi Upadrashta
Brother N/A
Sister N/A
Husband Ex-Husband: Kiran Kumar Goparaju
Fiance: Ram Krishna Veerapaneni

Sunitha Relationship / Marital Status & Many More 

Marital Status Married
Affairs / Boyfriend Ram Krishna Veerapaneni
Husband Ram Krishna Veerapaneni
Marriage date N/A
Marriage Place N/A
ChildrenSon: Aakash Goparaju
Daughter: Shreya Goparaju

Sunitha with her husband Rama Krishna Veerapaneni

Sunitha Physical Stats

Heightin centimeters: 168 cm
in meters: 1.68 m
in feet inches: 5’ 6”
Weightin kilograms: 67 kg
in pounds: 147 lbs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBrown

Sunitha Favourite 

Favourite  Actor N/A
Favourite  Actress Sophia Loren
Favourite  SingerS.P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Susuheela
Favourite  Movie N/A
Favourite  CuisineSouth Indian Food
Favourite  Color Red, White, Blue
Favourite  Sport N/A
Favourite  Destination India, New York

Sunitha Education 

School Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan’s, Andhra Pradesh
Collage Adikavi Nannaya University, Andhra Pradesh
Educational Qualification Graduate

Sunitha Net Worth

Net WorthN/A
SalaryN/A
Income SourceN/A
Car CollectionN/A

Some Unknown facts about Sunitha 

  • Her entire family loves music. 
  • She began her music training at a very small age of six. 
  • She is the nine-time winner of the Nandi Awards for singing. 
  • She is very conscious about her throat and avoids consuming oily, junk, and fried food. 
  • She started singing journey with the Telugu song, Gulabi in 1995.

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