Chandni Krishnakumar, a gifted and talented artist has won many accolades for her singing and dancing Born to Krishnakumar and late Uma Krishnakumar she finished her schooling from Amritha Vidyalayam and completed her BCA from Amrita School of Arts and Science. Chandni has won prizes in Inter School district and State level Competitions for Classical music,Light Music, Recitation, Folk dance, Classical Dances and was titled Kalathilakam .She was selected as the Finalist in Surya TV voice of Kerala and was also crowned as Shalabarani Kalathilakam in Shalabamela Interschool competitions. Many TV shows were also done by Chandni .This includes Kerala Vision kids time and school time in Jeevan TV, Asianet Valkannadi ,Ganamela in We ,Voice rain in Kerala Vision etc. Her famous albums are Ambike Jagathambike,Kaalimala,Pavanapuresham,Panangavilamma Onakkalam by Traffic Block . Chandni is a professional Ghazals,Carnatic,Hindustani,Filmy songs singer. She also works with the band Traffic Block
Started learning Carnatic basics at the age of 7 with the Music Director K.M Udayan and then later with Thripunithura Girija Varma AIR . Currently learning Hindustani under famous musician Ustad Faiyaz Khan who is a vocalist ,sarangi player and a tabalist at Bharathiya Sangeetha VIdyalay.
Music Director Ayyapankav Raveendranath who was her mother’s harmonium tutor first Introduced her to Stage shows. She says her parents were her biggest source of inspiration and they nurtured and encouraged her to be a great singer. Her grandmother Kochammini Thampuran and her sister Mangu Thampuran were great Carnatic singers. Chandni feels blessed to get the guidance of Guruji Ustad Faiyaz Khan . Chandni works hard towards the goal of becoming a playback singer and apart from this her hobbies include dancing and choreography.
By. Reeny Joseph.