Susheela, the lady with the golden voice, celebrated her 83rd birthday on the 13th of November 2018. Susheela completed close to 6 decades in the film industry and her melodious voice and tunes are unparalleled and exceptional, even today.
Being a down to earth and simple living singer, she is one of the most prominent singers of the South Indian film industry. Her struggle for recognition during the course of her career was not easy as there were already established yesteryear singers like P. Leela, M. L. Vasanthakumari and Jikki at the time, who ruled the world of music with their soft and beautiful tunes. However, Susheela won the audience over with her clear vocals and melodious voice. Missamma, released in the year 1955, was the movie which brought fame and glory to Susheela.
With over 40,000 songs to her credit, P. Susheela was recognized by the Guinness Book of World Records and the Asia Book of World Records. Her fame spread far and wide and she hummed tunes in Kannada, Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil, Sanskrit, Hindi, Tulu and many other languages.