Dr. Sirkali S. Govindarajan has made popular recordings for All India Radio, Doordarshan, and many other institutions, in addition to his numerous film hits.
POPULAR GRAMAPHONE RECORDINGS
Classical Concerts and Devotional Recordings: All leading recording companies have recorded his classical concerts and devotional songs. His live concert recordings and pre-recorded versions of the compositions of Sri Thyagaraja Swami, Muthuswami Dikshithar, Shyama Shastri, and the Tamil Mumoorthigal-Muthuthandavar, Arunachala Kavirayar, Marimutha Pillai, songs of Gopalakrishna Barathi and chasteful renderings of Thirumurai Devaram and Thiruvasagam, numerous songs written by contemporary poets, etc. have been cherished by music lovers.
His countless devotional hits are in the hearts of millions world over. Music lovers revere his rendering with the devotional feel of the lyric. Dr. Sirkali is the first artist to be presented the Golden Disc for top-selling Classical and Devotional Singer, for the record-breaking sales of his albums.
Songs on Unique Personalities and Events: Dr. Sirkali has sung euologies for great leaders, such as Gandhiji, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Sri Laal Bahadur Shastri, Thanthai Periyar, Per Arignar Anna, Kamarajar, Smt. Indira Gandhi, Dr. M.G.R., Kalaivanar N.S.K., and Thyaagaraja Bagvathar.
Film Songs: One cannot deny his powerful voice as a playback singer. He had a wide variety of songs to his credit-inspirational, philosophical, romantic, comedic, background, and folklore. Many music directors, like Thiru G. Ramanathan, C. Ramachandra, Sudarsanam, T.R.Paapa, Ghantasaala, Veda, K.V.Mahadevan, M.S.Viswanathan, T.K.Ramamoorthy, Sankar Ganesh, V.Kumar, Ilayaraja, and Deva have made use of his enchanting voice.
Here are a few of "Sirkali's songs" which are loved and cherished by fans all over the world:
This is a comprehensive presentation of Dr. Sirkali's wide variety of recordings. As you will surely be aware, it is impossible to list each and everyone of his songs. If I make a list of some of them, I am sure I will have missed your favorites. Dr. Siva Chidambaram has followed his father's footsteps in recording a wide variety of songs, along with his multilingual songs for your listening pleasure-GAMBEERA GAANAM.