|Date of Birth
||April 23, 1938
|Place of Birth
||Guntur, Madras Presidency, British India
S. Janaki is an Indian female playback singer. Renowned for her voice modulation abilities, she has sung in many Indian languages, most frequently in Kannada, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, and Hindi.
Throughout a career spanning more than five decades, she has won four National Film Awards and 35 different State Film Awards. Her association with singer S. P. Balasubramanyam and composer Ilaiyaraaja is among the most popular musical combinations in South India.
She is fondly better known as, "The Nightingale of the South".