Sumathi Sri is a music director and lyricist by profession. She also tried her luck as a supporting actress in a Kannada film. She worked in the pictures Koudi, VaanavilVazhkai, Ayodhya Gatha, and Ramabai. Through the film ‘
Koudhi,’ she got the opportunity to show her skills as a music director and playback singer to the Indian audience.
She worked with the director RavindranathSirivara and actresses B Jayashree and Mansa Joshi under the production company named Kannada Circle. With her major role in the music area of the picture, she worked with the lyricists
Hulikunte Murthy and Murali Guruvayur, playback singer B Jayashree in the songs titled Jatre, Ee Pada Kelaka, and JeeJee. The Kannada film came under the adult category containing too much drama and released in the theatres on 1 April 2016. In VaanavilVazhkai, she showcased her skills as a lyricist.
It is a musical film, so it approached her interest area and she worked in this film with lots of interest and enthusiasm. In this musical story, she worked with the director
James Vasanthan and the executive producer RashinaAdiraj for the production company known by the name “OceanaaAjr Cine Arts.” There were three more people who worked along with her as lyricists; those were
Harish Raghavendra, James Vasanthan, and Yugabharathi.
The playback singers were Ilaiyaraaja, Santhosh Cherian, and Vanitha Sri. It is a Tamil film and released on 13 March 2015. The movie did not become a big hit, but the audience liked its music. So overall it came out as a good part of her career. In the film “Ramabai,” she played the role of a supporting actress along with her co-stars SidramaKaranika and
Yagna Shetty in the lead roles.
The film comes under the genre of biography and drama. She worked under the direction of M Ranganath and the production of Auditor Srinivas with the production company “Sri Parameshwari Arts.” The music director was K Kalyan. The film is the life story of a woman called “Ramabai,” the wife of B. R. Ambedkar who was the first social reformer of India and a freedom fighter.
It released in the theatres on 14 April 2016 in the Kannada language. The film got a positive response from most of its audience, and it was a good start for her career as an actress. All her work is slowly earning her a place in the Kannada and Tamil film industry.