M.K.Balaji is one of the renowned Indian playback singers from Chennai, Tamil Nadu. He has given his stupendous voice to many blockbusters in South Indian movies. His Tamil and Telugu songs are said to be the most awaited ones. He debuted as a playback singer for a Tamil film “Pandhayam” directed by S.A.Chandrasekhar. Songs like “sexy lady” from “Ninaithale Innikum,” “Vellakari Nee” from the movie “Irumbu Kottai Murattu Singham” and “Engepoveno” from the movie “Angaadi Theru” are said to be a turning point in his career which carried him to the great heights.

His first release in the Telugu cinema world was the song “Dailamo-Dailamo” for the movie “Mahatma”, a film by “ Krishna Vamsi” which was greatly appreciated. Besides playback singing, he is also known as a lyricist, television presenter and a stage performer. He has also worked with many others talented and famous music artist such as Karthik Raja, ‘ Sirpy’, Sabesh Murali, James Vasanthan, Taj Noor, and Sundar C Babu. He worked with Prabhu Deva in “Dhool Tucker”.

It is a cricket song in English. He is keenly integrated with an Indian tech startup files. M.K.Balaji is a splendid and remarkable stage performer. He has performed for over three hundred shows including television shows, corporate events and in the Indian Premier League 1 and 3.He has also transacted in many overseas events held in Japan, Dubai, Kuwait, Malaysia, Singapore, etc. Initially, he was the participant of one of the famous reality show on television.

He was also the part of the band V3 and was the head crooner. His band presented the sound in the album “ooh lala la” which was aired on the Tamil Channel “Sun TV” and was judged by the Oscar winner ‘A. R. Rahman’. He has also hosted many television shows such as Paadum Office on STAR Vijay, the Tamil version of Hindi show, SA RE GA MA PA on Zee Tamil and many more Television shows. M.K.Balaji is the most famous playback accompanist who has sung more than a hundred songs for many blockbuster movies.

His collaboration with the Kollywood industry is remarkable and is widely known. His songs are mainly appreciated by the youth. This talented yodeler was born in Chennai, Tamil Nadu to the couple Muthu Krishnan and Alamelu. He has pursued his higher education from Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering. He is active from 2009. His debut movie was ‘Anbu Karangal ‘(Tamil).Thus he came to limelight after ‘Vamsam’, ‘ Ninaithale Inikkum’ (2009 film), and ‘ Maattrraan’. He got married to ‘ Priyanka’ on 29th may 2013. Among all, his best movies are MLA, Sonna Puriyathu, Maattrraan, Oru Oorla Rendu Raja, and Nagaraja Cholan MA.



Ishaan Dev