Ranina Reddy is a playback singer who got associated with music composer
Harris Jayaraj. One can coin her with simple words like ‘bold, brash and unique’ for her gifted voice. And perhaps she is the most influential style icon in music too. Ranina Reddy even appeared in a cameo appearance in Venkat Prabhu's film Saroja. Ranina began her singing career in 2008 but her recognition came a few years later.
After an initial struggle, she made her big break with the "Ola Olaala Ala" soundtrack (2010), composed by Harris Jayaraj and evolved as one of the Tamil and Telugu cinema's most sought-after singer by the early-2010s (2010-14).
Within 4 years (2010-13), Ranina Reddy has sung over 50 songs which can be considered as her peak time in the music career. Considered to be a versatile singer, she is particularly known for her use of western voice elements and often credited with having introduced Hip-hop to the Tamil and Telugu music industry.
Her peppy numbers include Tring Tring' from
Jai Lava Kusa, 'Jaga Jaga Jagadeka Veera' from Sarocharu, ‘Rayya Rayya’ from
Alex Pandian, ‘Aga Naga Naga’ from KO, ‘
Angelina’ from Kandireega and many more.
Nowadays singing pattern in movies has changed. The basic tenet is followed in film song that it is not the singer who is singing but the character on screen. Hence the song is required as per the screenplay of a movie.
Hence singer like Ranina was extremely lucky to record some beautiful songs which are in tune with modern times and the composers included Sai Thaman, Selva Ganesh,
Raghu Dixit, and S.A. Rajkumar,
Devi Sri Prasad, and
Yuvan Shankar Raja. She was even lucky to get the big banner in her career.
Ranina Reddy is a gifted singer and even a music composer from Bengaluru. She has been singing songs since the age 12. She is also very popular for a duet performance with Hariharan titled ‘Bahon Ke Darmiyan’ in Birmingham 2011 where she sang some Bollywood numbers. Every era has its stylish faces, talents, and voices that profoundly influence the moment and Ranina is an example of it.