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Soolamangalam Sisters

General Profile of Soolamangalam Sisters  -   Devotional Singers

Soolamangalam Jayalakshmi  and Soolamangalam Rajalakshmi, popularly known as Soolamangalam Sisters is a Carnatic music vocalist and musician pair known for their devotional songs in Tamil. They were early singers in the trend of duo singing in Carnatic music, which started in the 1950s, with performers like Radha Jayalakshmi, and later continued by Bombay Sisters, Ranjani-Gayatri and Priya Sisters.

Born in Soolamangalam near Tanjore - a village with musical heritage, of Karnam Ramaswmai Ayyar & Janaki Ammal, the sisters had their training in music from K.G.Murthi of Soolamangalam, Pathamadai S.Krishnan, Mayavaram Venugopalayyar.

The duo-sisters were very popular for their matchless rendition of National and Devotional songs. They had a hectic practice for about three decades and were much sought after for providing background music in films. Their Kandha Shasti Kavasam album is very popular with the Lord Muruga devotees.

 
 
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Muruga Ganamrtha

Kuyil Isai Thilakam   

Isaiarasi

Nadhakanal

Kalaimamani in 1992 by Tamil Nadu Eyal Isai Nataka Mandram.