Full Biography of Actress Pragathi Guruprasad
Pragathi Guruprasad born September 14, 1997 is an Indian playback singer from United States. She was the runner-up in the third season of the reality-based singing competition Airtel Super Singer Junior. She had several years of training in Carnatic music and Western music. Her fame continues to grow after she was the runner-up in Super Singer Junior 3. She has sung for music composers such as Anirudh Ravichander and G.V. Prakash Kumar.
Pragathi Guruprasad was born to Guruprasad and Kanaka on September 14, 1997 in Singapore. In Singapore, her dad taught Carnatic lessons, which shows their dedication towards carnatic music. Both her parents are passionate fans of Carnatic music. Since a the age of 5, she has been learning Carnatic Music. At a very young age, she moved to the United States of America, from here where which she continued her Carnatic and Hindustani career. Although she was learning from her father at first, she began learning Carnatic from Sangeetha Swaminathan, a disciple Sudha Rughunathan. She also took interest in learning the Veena. Pragathi was exceptionally talented, pulling of both Carnatic and Hindustani classical music. She did both Carnatic and Hindustani concerts.She won many competitons, and has gotten critical appreciation from her mentors and spectators. Besides singing, she has taken interest in table tennis. On Twitter, she stated that if it weren't for her musical excellency, she would have gotten serious about table tennis. She also learned how to write and speak Sanskrit, which allows for her perfect diction when speaking Hindi and other North Indian languages. Other than Sanskrit, she can speak fluently in English, Tamil, Kannada. She has also learned a little bit of French. Now currently, she goes to school in California, and is currently a sophomore. She has an elder sister, Prithvi Guruprasad. Pragathi has more than 180,000+ fans on Facebook and 15,000+ followers on Twitter, a sensation that began when she participated in the reality show Airtel Super Singer Junior 3 She has won many singing competitions throughout the US, including Spandana Super Singer Junior 2010 and Carnatic Music Idol 2011(featured on Jaya TV). She did various Carnatic kacheris(concerts) and competitions across the USA. Now, Pragathi is doing shows across the USA, Europe, and India. Also adding, she sings at many programs at various organizations, such as the Tamil Sangams across North America, and other charity events, too. She also participates in lots of functions held across the globe,such as the Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America Convention of 2013, Kondattam held in Toronto, shows in London, etc.
Pragathi has recently sung her first single In Europe, titled as Pattampoochi. Lyrics have been written by Jenitha Joseph. The music is by Kowtham Mohanarajan and the vocals are by Kadhalviruz and herself. This product is a result of work from 3 different countries (Denmark, Germany and America) and is also Pragathi's first song in Europe. On August 27th 2013, her song Aasai with TeeJay, a London based singer, was released, receiving critical acclamation for her singing.
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