Ramya NSK, the versatile awarded playback singer of ‘Kollywood’ is a name known to almost everyone interested in the said entertainment industry. The granddaughter of incredible Tamil identities ‘N.S. Krishnan’ and ‘K.R. Ramasamy’, Ramya has lived up to her family name in every song she has sung till date.
While Krishnan is Ramya’s paternal grandfather, Ramasamy is from her maternal side. Ramya was conceived and raised in Chennai and is a trained Carnatic singer. After having completed her training in Carnatic, she ventured into western music domain too and success has been her ally since then.
She says that it needed 16 years of dedication and rigorous training to turn her into what she has become now- a musical sensation.
A look at her Twitter profile and you know how crazy people are about the music she makes. Words like mesmerized, crazy about your music, obsessed with your music are adjectives that adorn her profile. Ramya for your information is also trained in contemporary style music and was an individual from the Emmanuel Methodist Church choir for eight long years.
She has done her graduation in Visual Communication from Women’s Christian College and later joined Radio City. She was posted in Chennai where she worked for the firm as a Music Manager for 5 years.
Having sung with almost all the leading directors of the industry like ‘
Harris Jayaraj’, ‘GV Prakash’, ‘
James Vasanthan’, ‘
C Sathya’, ‘
Vijay Antony’ and ‘Thaman’, ‘D. Imman’. Her first song was ‘Satru Munbu’ from the movie ‘
Neethaane En Ponvasantham’ which was composed by ‘Illaiyaraja’ and is still one of the best songs of her career. For her performance, she won the Vijay Award for the Best Female Playback Singer in 2012.
The other awards which she has won throughout her career include Filmfare award in 2013 as well as the Times Award, both for her song ‘Satru Munbu’.
She has sung more than 400 songs now across varied languages. You see her Facebook profile and can observe the vivaciousness her personality holds. From sporting an experimental but hot hairdo to sporting Western, Indian as well as Indo-western with the same élan, Ramya is the true blue teenager at heart.
Ramya will try her luck this time in the reality television show, Bigg Boss Tamil 2. She was the 8th contestant who entered the Bigg Boss house.
Of course, she keeps herself involved with social work as and when she gets a chance, it would be wrong to say that she is not outgoing. She loves taking selfies just like any other girl of her age. With so much of talent bustling inside her, we assume that many more awesome songs are on their way courtesy her! Wishing her all the best!