Sreerama Chandra – Wikipedia

Indian playback singer

Sreerama Chandra

Birth name Sreerama Chandra Mynampati
Born (1986-01-19) 19 January 1986 (age 36)
Addanki, Andhra Pradesh, India
Genres Playback singing
Occupation(s) Singer and actor
Instruments Vocals, guitar
Years active 2008–present

Musical artist

Sreerama Chandra Mynampati (born 19 January 1986) is an Indian playback singer and Actor. He debuted his playback career in the Telugu film industry.[1][2] Sreerama won the fifth season of music reality show Indian Idol .[3][4] In 2013, he made his Telugu cinema acting debut with the film ‘Jagadguru Adi Shankara’. He has also played the lead in Prema Geema Jantha Nai. He acted with Salman Khan for an advertisement with Suzuki.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Sreeramachandra was born in Addanki, a town in the Prakasam district of Andhra Pradesh, into a Telugu speaking Brahmin family.[6] His father is a High Court advocate while his mother is a housewife.[1] In spite of a non-musical background, Sreerama Chandra had a passion towards singing and started singing in his school days from N.Ch.Parthasarathy and during college days.[citation needed]

He did his schooling at St. Andrews School, Bowenpally, Secunderabad and graduated (BTech) from the Royal Institute of Technology and Science (RITS). He learnt music at Sri Bhakta Ramadasu Govt. College Of Music And Dance, Secunderabad from Bhaskara Haripriya (One of the Hyderabad Sisters – The Singing Divine Duo).[7][failed verification]

Sreeramachandra started singing during his school days, but started playback singing at the age of 17.[8] He has completed his fifth year of his Certificate course in Carnatic vocal at Sri Bhakta Ramadasa Music College, Marredpally, Secunderabad.[citation needed] After participating in ETV’s Sye, a singing reality show, Telugu film music director Mickey J Meyer spotted Sreeram’s talent and had him sing “Chirugalithone Adiga” for a movie called Notebook.[1][dead link]

He worked on an advertising campaign with Suzuki that featured Salman Khan.[9][non-primary source needed] He released his debut Hindi album Rehnuma in 2010 and said it is a tribute to his loved ones.[10] He has started recording his new Music album called Crazy Love.[11]

In 2021, Chandra entered the reality TV show Bigg Boss Telugu season 5 as a contestant.
He has a huge following from family audience.He was the 1st finalist and 2nd runner-up of the show.[12]


  • Finalist and 1st Runner-up of Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star 2 in 2012
  • Title Winner of Indian Idol Season 5 by Sony Entertainment Television.[7] in 2010 (19 March to 15 August 2010).
  • Title Winner of Okkare conducted by ETV in 2008 (June–December).
  • Reached Top 18 of Amul STAR Voice of India conducted in the year 2007 March.
  • Finalist in Sye Singer’s Challenge conducted in 2006–07, by ETV.
  • Qualified for Delhi Finals Sangam Kala Group(Delhi), conducted in November 2006, by Hero Honda.
  • Winner of radio competition Voice of Andhra, Was conducted in the year 2005–06 by FM radio.
  • Runner-up in Relax songs competition conducted by Ramana Gogula in 2005.
  • Winner of Ananda Ragam Contest conducted by the team from Anand in 2004.
  • Runner of The Remix season-1 by Amazon prime India in 2018.
  • 2nd Runner-up of Bigg Boss Telugu 5 in 2021.[13]

Achievements and performances[edit]

  • He started performing shows at the age of 8 and has done many stage shows including classical and filmi music.
  • He performed shows with singers, Mano, Malathi, Sunitha. He has done shows with Limca.[14]
  • He has performed along with Koti, M. M. Keeravani, Madhavpeddi Suresh, Vandemataram Srinivas, Ghantadi Krishna and many more music directors.
  • He sang three songs in Sabari Gireesha Saranam an audio CD composed by Mantha Srinivas.
  • His first performance was in Hyderabad was on 25 September 2010.
  • He performed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games New Delhi closing ceremony along with singers like Shankar Mahadevan, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan etc.
  • Sreerama won the Lata Mangeshkar Award from Andhra Pradesh Government.[15]
  • He was awarded the P. B. Sreenivas Award on 19 October by singer P. B. Sreenivas at Ravindra Bharathi, Hyderabad, A.P.
  • Sreerama received the Ghantasala Award on 4 December.[when?]
  • He won the Indian Idol 5 contest on 15 August 2010
  • In the non-film music category of GIMA 2011 Indian Idol 5 winner Sreeram won best music debut for Rehnuma


Denotes films that have not yet been released


Year Title Role Language Notes
2013 Jagadguru Adi Shankara King Amaraka Telugu Debut film
2014 Prema geema Jaantha nai Ram Telugu Debut as lead actor
2021 MMOF Raghava Telugu Negative Role


Year Programme work Language Channel Notes
2010 Indian idol Contestant Hindi Sony Winner
2014 to 2021 Swarabhishekam Singer Telugu ETV Performing various popular songs with other legendary singers and musicians.
2019,20 Wow 2&3 Guest Contestant Telugu
2021 Bigg Boss 5 Contestant Telugu Star Maa 2nd Runner Up
2022 Telugu Indian Idol Host Aha


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  3. ^ “Hyderabad’s Sreeram wins Indian Idol”. 15 August 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
  4. ^ IANS, 16 August 2010, 12.13 pm IST (16 August 2010). “Sreeram wins ‘Indian Idol 5’. The Times of India. Retrieved 7 February 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: multiple names: authors list (link)
  5. ^ “Singer Sreeram Chandra acted with Salman Khan”. CineSine. Retrieved 4 September 2013.
  6. ^ Priyadarshini, Subha. “An Indian Idol’s journey, nine years later”. Telangana Today. Archived from the original on 7 May 2021. Retrieved 23 September 2020.
  7. ^ a b Vyas, Shailesh (15 August 2010). “Shreeram Chandra is Indian Idol 5 winner – All India. News”. Archived from the original on 11 December 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2011.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
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  9. ^ “Sreeramchandra Mynampati – Playback Bollywood Singer, Tollywood Actor, Indian Idol Season 5 Winner, Artist & Performer”. Retrieved 8 July 2017.
  10. ^ ‘Rehnuma, a tribute to my loved ones’ | 2010-10-21″. Deccan Chronicle. 21 October 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
  11. ^ “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa winner Ahilasha Chellan during the launch of the music album Crazy Love, held in Mumbai, on June 17, 2013”.
  12. ^ “Bigg Boss Telugu 5 contestant Sreerama Chandra’s profile, photos and all you know about the singer-turned-actor”. The Times of India. 4 September 2021.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  13. ^ “Bigg Boss Telugu 5 contestant Sreerama Chandra’s profile, photos and all you know about the singer-turned-actor – Times of India”. The Times of India. Retrieved 10 January 2022.
  14. ^ “Sreeram Chandra winner India Idol 5 Video | News Videos Watch Online”. Archived from the original on 17 August 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2011.
  15. ^ “Sreeram Lata Mangeshkar Award | Sreeram Lata Mangeshka”. 21 August 2010. Archived from the original on 22 August 2010. Retrieved 7 February 2011.

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