Early life and Education:
Anjana Sowmya was born on 29th September in Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh, India, to Sri. Gopala Krishna and Smt. Sumathi. She spent her childhood in Kakinada, and then she moved to Hyderabad after her Studies. She has done B.Tech, MBA, and Diploma in Carnatic Music and is an All India Radio Gold Medalist.
Initial Steps into Music:
She received training in Classical Music from Sri. Kakaraparti Veerabhadrarao and Smt. Peddada Suryakumari in Kakinada. She also got trained in Light Music from Smt. Uma Rani in Kakinada. After shifting to Hyderabad she continued her training in Light Music with Sri. Vadali Phaninarayana.
She performed in a classical music concert when she was in her 5th Standard. She entered Music Industry as a Playback singer in 2006 while pursuing B.Tech. She sang “Mounamenduku” song for “Classmates” movie which was composed by the Great composer Sri. Koti. She bagged a lot of accolades for her voice with her first Song. She took a break after to complete her studies. After completion of MBA, she has been continuously working and recording songs with many music directors.
She sang more than 150 film songs in Telugu, Tamil, and Kannada. She worked with music directors Koti, Mani Sharma, Chakri, Mickey j Meyer, Thaman S, Anoop Rubens, Srikanth Deva, Vidyasagar, S A Raj Kumar and Raghu Kunche. She performed in concerts in USA, Japan, Australia, Singapore, Malaysia, Sweden, Switzerland, Belgium, Muscat, Kuwait, Botswana and South Africa and captivating audience with her charming personality, ability to connect to audience instantly and above all her musical ability.
She has won MAA TEA Award for “Maa Pasalapudi Kadhalu” a title song of a Tele Serial on MAA TV. She has won “Aalapana” and “Aakruti” awards as the best female media singer. She has won Super Singer 4 and Super Singer 7 (Reality Music Show on MAA TV) titles as the best singer. She has won Padhma Mohana Award as Best singer for Punnaga Tele serial on Zee Telugu.
She has produced independent music in several genres and is continuing do so because of her passion for music. She wishes to take her musical talent much beyond and expand her horizon in other genres of music.
“Vaana Chinukulu” – from Film Seethamma Vakitllo Sirimalle Chettu”
“Yaa Yaa” – from Film Aa Aaa
“ Naidorintikaada” from Film Brahmotsavam
“Vaaru Veeru” from Film Devadasu
“Reddy Ikkada Soodu” drom Fil Aravinda Sametha
“Chori Choriye” – from Film Lovely
“Acha Hai” – from film Simha
“Listen to My Heart” – from Film Prema Kaavali
“Manasuna Nuvvele” – from Film Sukumaarudu
“Jagadeka Veera Dheera” from Film Kerintha
“Chinukula Raali” – from Film Aha Naa Pellanta
“Oohalo Sundara” – from Film Saradaaga Kaasepu
“Pandga Chesuko” – from Film Pandaga Chesuko