Mahalaxmi Iyer

Mahalakshmi Iyer is an Indian playback singer, best known for her Hindi and Tamil songs. She has sung over thousand songs in many Indian languages including Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese and Malayalam.

Mahalakshmi comes from a musical family. Her mother is a Carnatic_music classical singer. She made her singing debut with A R Rahman in Mani Ratnam’s Dil Se (1998). She also recorded for the movie Dus, which was Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy’s debut as music directors. Later, she went on to work frequently with them.

Since then she has sung over thousand songs in films, Serials jingles and original albums.[2] She was part of several successful soundtracks such as Mission Kashmir, Yaadein and Saathiya and worked with some of the biggest music composers like A R Rahman, Anu Malik, Jatin-Lalit and more.

She has also sung for all of the Yash Raj Productions’ biggest hits like Dhoom 2, Bunty Aur Babli, Salaam Namaste and Fanaa and most recent successful albums like Ta Ra Rum Pum and Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.

During her career, she was appreciated for her performances in songs like Kabhi Sham Dhale from Sur: The Melody of Life (2002), Har Taraf from Rishtey (2002) and for hit songs like Chup Chup Ke from Bunty Aur Babli (2005), Aaj Ki Raat from Don (2006) and Bol Na Halke Halke from Jhoom Barabar Jhoom.

Today she is considered to be one of India’s most popular playback singers, along with other singers like Sunidhi Chauhan and Shreya Ghoshal.

Filmography :

Music Department:

2. Ta Ra Rum Pum (2007) (playback singer)
3. Stalin (2006) (playback singer)
4. Jaane Hoga Kya (2006) (playback singer)
5. Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi Iyer)
6. Pokiri (2006) (playback singer)
7. Jai Chiranjeeva (2005) (playback singer)
8. Neal ‘N’ Nikki (2005) (playback singer) (as Mahalakshmi Iyer)
10. Salaam Namaste (2005) (playback singer) (as Mahalakshmi Iyer)
11. Athadu (2005) (playback singer) (as Mahalakshmi Iyer)
12. Dus (2005) (playback singer) (as Mahalakshmi Iyer)
13. Bunty Aur Babli (2005) (playback singer)
14. Karam (2005) (playback singer)
15. Chehraa (2005) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi Iyer)
16. Daas (2005) (playback singer) (as Mahalakshmi Iyer)
17. Subhash Chandra Bose (2005) (playback singer)
18. Popcorn Khao! Mast Ho Jao (2004) (playback singer)
20. Aanch (2003) (playback singer)
21. Tagore (2003) (playback singer)
22. Kuch Naa Kaho (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
23. Mumbai Se Aaya Mera Dost (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
24. Jhankaar Beats (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
25. Supari (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi Iyer)
26. Armaan (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi Iyer)
27. Chura Liyaa Hai Tumne (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
28. Bas Yun Hi (2003) (playback singer) (as Mahalakshmi Iyer)
30. Saathiya (2002) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
31. Rishtey (2002) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi Iyer)
32. Shakthi: The Power (2002) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
33. Sur: The Melody of Life (2002) (playback singer) (as Mahalaxmi)
34. Little John (2002) (playback singer)
36. 12 B (2001) (playback singer)
37. Kandukondain Kandukondain (2000) (playback singer)
38. Dillagi (1999) (playback singer)
39. Devi (1999) (playback singer)
40. Love You Hamesha (1999) (playback singer)
41. Mudhalvan (1999) (playback singer)
42. Dil Se.. (1998) (playback singer)
43. Dus (1997) (playback singer)
Soundtrack:
1. Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007) (performer: “Jhoom Barabar Jhoom”, “Bol Na Halke Halke”)
2. Dhoom:2 (2006) (performer: “Dil Laga Na”)
3. Don (2006/I) (performer: “Aaj Ki Raat”)
4. Stalin (2006) (performer: “Go Go Gova”)
5. Fanaa (2006) (performer: “Des Rangila”, “Chanda Chamke”)
6. Jai Chiranjeeva (2005) (performer: “Thumps Up Thunder”)
7. Dus (2005) (performer: “Jaaniya Ve”)
8. Bunty Aur Babli (2005) (performer: “Chup Chup Ke”)
9. Tagore (2003) (performer: “Manmadha Manmadha”)
10. Saathiya (2002) (performer: “Chhalka Chhalka Re”)
11. Nayak: The Real Hero (2001) (performer: “Chalo Chale Mitwa”)
13. Mission Kashmir (2000) (performer: “So Ja Chanda”)
14. Mudhalvan (1999) (performer: “Kurukku Chiruthvale”)
15. Dil Se.. (1998) (performer: “E Ajnabi”)

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