The musical journey of a thousand songs starts on a single note.

The “AAROHANA” of a Musical Prodigy, “The saga of Parthu, the renowned  Singer, and budding  Music Director’s life

About Parthu

Parthu full name is Parthasarathy Nemani popularly known as Parthu, a Telugu playback singer in Tollywood film industry with classical music background.

The First note:

Birth:

Parthu born in 1974, into a traditional Telugu family with a rich musical lineage (son of Sri Ramam Nemani and Smt Saroja Nemani  and nephew of the popular music director Sri Nemani Surya Prakash), in the coastal town of Kakinada.

The Second note:

Parthu Training:

Parthu’s  inherent talent and passion for Carnatic Classical Music at the age of five, this sublime art form saw him as the dedicated disciple of Smt P. Lakshmi Kumari and later, the veteran Sri Nethi Sreerama Sharma,the renowned Carnatic Vocalist for 8 strenuous years.

Education:

  • Nagarjuna Convent , PRG High School and Ideal College in Kakinada.
  • B.Tech – Mechanical from  Sri Vasavi College of Engg, Hyderabad.

 

The Third Note:

Parthu Achievements:

His quest for PERFECTION brought many laurels and trophies his way, from the 200 odd competitions he participated in.

  • National Level Award winner in All India Radio Competitions conducted in 1992.
  • First prize winner in the South Zone Inter University  Competitions conducted in Mangalore 1993.
  • First prize winner at National Level in Inter University competitions at Benares Hindu University, Varanasi 1994.
  • Finalist in ETV’s “PAADUTHAA THEEYAGAA”, FIRST SERIES, Conducted by the legendary singer Sri S.P. Balasubramaniam.

The Fourth Note:

Parthu’s  Film Career – A few milestones on this path:

  • Debuted as a playback singer 1997 for the popular music director Sri Koti, in the movie “Kalyana Praapthirasthu”  directed by Dasari Narayanarao.
  • Lent Vocals all leading Heroes of Tollywood  like Chiranjeevi (Iddaru Mithrulu), Vekatesh (Seenu), Jagapathibabu (Manoharam) in over 90 movies.
  • Recorded more than 2000 songs for various devotional and private music albums in Telugu and Tamil by leading audio companies like HMV, Magna Sound, Adithya, Supreme and Tips.
  • Playback singing assignments from famous music Directors like Ilayaraja, ManiSarma,  M.S. Viswanathan, Keeravani, Koti and Hamsalekha.

 

The Fifth  Note : International Acclaim: Parthu  enthralled the telugu community in five continents across the globe.

  • He performs live in USA, Europe, Australia, Middle East,and Africa with his own orchestra, sometimes with senior singers viz., Sri S.P.Balasubrahmanyam & Smt S.P Sailaja , Smt. Malathi, Smt Suneetha etc.
  • Parthu happens to be the first professional Telugu playback singer  to perform in African countries  Botswana(2009 &2011) and Nigeria(2012).

 The Sixth Note : KEERTHANA DIGITAL RECORDING STUDIO: His long cherished DREAM! A one stop destination for all Audio/Visual needs of the industry! A State of the art DIGITAL RECORDING STUDIO, equipped with all the LATEST and MOST ADVANCED GADGETERY! That is KEERTHANA DIGITAL RECORDING STUDIO! KEERTHANA, established in 2001 and inaugurated by his mentor & Idol Padmasree S. P. Balasubrahmanyam ,under the experienced management of PARTHU strives to be the “All in one” solutions centre for the Audio/Visual requirements, be it commercial movies, documentaries or any other such projects.   The Seventh  Note : Music Direction :

  • Parthu  debuted as Music Director with the recent film Nandeeswarudustarring Jagapathibabu and Nandamuri Taraka Ratna.
  • Parthu composed two songs for the legendary director K.Viswanath’s  film Swaraabhishekam.
  • Parthu  composed music for  music for several  fusion albums and one such album “The Lotus Feet “  was released in Switzerland in 2010
  • Assisted star music director Sri Mani Sharma for a period of 4 years.
  • Having experimented with different angles of Music, Parthu is now busy making memorable music as Music Director for some chosen Projects.

The saga continues. In an effort to consolidate his name in the vast world of Music, Parthu has always strived to be a great singer,  and music director. But with his consistent contributions to Music in particular and the world in general, he will perhaps leave an indelible mark on the hearts of his loving fans and well wishers.