It is Usha Uthup’s birthday today. Let’s look at 7 facts about her.
1. She started her career in Chennai in 1969 by singing in a night club called Nine Gems which was in the basement of Safire theatre complex in Mount Road.
2. Her first Tamil song was for the 1975 Tamil film Melnaatu Marumagal starring Kamal , Shivakumar and Jayasudha in the lead.
3. She sung for Illayaraja for the movie Anjali and the song was Vegam Vegam Pogum Pogum Magic Journey.
4. Her acting debut was also with Melnaatu Marumagal. She was also part of Kamal’s Manmadhan Ambu.
5. She was a judge for the reality singing show Kuyil Paatu on Kalaignar TV in 2012.
6. She has also been answered Padma Shri by the Government of India.
7. She won the Filmfare Award for the song Darling from 7 Khoon Maaf. She shared the award with Rekha Bharadwaj.
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