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Satyavathi Rathod (Mangli) Height, Age, Husband, Family, Biography & More

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Marital Status: Unmarried
Profession: Playback Singer, Anchor, Actress
Height: 5' 4" (approx.)

Satyavathi Chauhan (Mangli) closeup

Bio/Wiki
Birth nameSatyavathi Rathod [1]The Hindu
NicknameMangli [2]The Hindu
Profession(s)• Playback Singer
• Anchor
• Actress
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 4”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Career
Debut• Playback Singer (Telugu) Song "Shailaja Reddy Alludu Choode" from the film Shailaja Reddy Alludu (2018)
• Playback Singer (Kannada) Song "Yennegu Hennigu" from the film Ek Love Ya (2021)
• Single: Song "Bathukamma" (2017)
• Featured Artist: "Aada Nemali" (2020)
• Actress: Maestro (2021)
Awards, Honours, Achievements • Received Enadu Vasundhara Pushkar Award in 2019 Satyavathi Rathod's award (2019)
• Received award from Telangana government on the occasion of Women's Day in the Folk Singer category Satyavathi Rathod recieving award from the Telangana government
Personal Life
Date of Birth10 June
Age (as of 2021)Not Known
BirthplaceGooty, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityIndian
College/UniversitySV University
Educational QualificationDiploma in Carnatic Music [3]Youtube
ReligionHinduism [4]The News Minute
CasteShe belongs to the Lambada community which is categorised as Scheduled Tribes in India [5]The News Minute
Political InclinationYSR Congress Party [6]Instagram
Tattoo(s)• On her left wrist- "Nanna" which means father in Telugu
Satyavathi Rathod's tattoo
• On her left wrist- a music symbol
Satyvathi Rathod's tattoo on wrist
Controversies• Malkajgiri BJP corporator filed a case against Mangli for allegedly disrespecting the goddess Maisamma in her song ‘Chettu Kinda Koosunnavamma’ by addressing her as Mothavaari which when roughly translated means village elder. The complaint was sent to Rachakonda Police Commissioner Mahesh Bhagwat. [7]The Hans India [8]The News Minute
A social media campaign was also started against the song by Kiranmai alias RJ Kiran, who is a self-proclaimed Hindutva activist which led to the singer being forced to upload her credentials of being a Hindu. [9]The News Minute
[10]Times of India While addressing to this, Mangli wrote,
"Lyricist Palamuru Rama Swamy penned this song 25 years ago and in 2008, an audio company had even released it. This 80-year-old man’s folk songs have always excited me and I wanted to sing this particular one. With his permission, I did just that for this year’s Bonalu. He penned over 300 folk songs, all of which are in Ninda Stuthi, which blame the goddess as a form of worship."
She further added,
"I learnt that over a period of time the meaning of the word Motevari has changed. What once meant head of the village now means the exact opposite. As I had no intentions of hurting anyone, we have changed the lyrics now with Rama Swamy’s permission.”
Some of the Dalits and Bahujan intellectuals supported Mangli and said that it all stemmed from casteism. [11]The News Minute
• Mangli was mobbed by her fans for selfies when she attended the wedding party of Andhra Pradesh's education minister Adimulapu Suresh’s daughter in Ongole, in 2021. She requested them to maintain social distancing in the light of Covid-19 but the fans ignored her requests and continued storming her personal space. This made her shout angrily towards the fans. A video was also circulated online in which she asked her guards to break the phones of all those who were not listening. [12]News 18
Family
Husband/SpouseNA
ParentsNot much is known about her parents.
Indravati Chauhan's father and her sister Mangli
Satyavathi Rathod with her mom
SiblingsBrother- 1
• Shiva

Sister- 2
• Indravathi Chauhan (Playback singer)
• Not much is known about her other sister.
Indravathi with her siblings
Favourites
ActorChiranjeevi Konidela
PoliticianYeduguri Sandinti Jagan Mohan Reddy

Satyavathi Rathod (Mangli) singing

Some Lesser Known Facts About Satyavathi Rathod (Mangli)

  • Satyavathi Rathod, popularly known as Mangli, is an Indian playback singer, anchor, and actress predominantly in the Telugu film industry (Tollywood). She is known for her Banjara attire and Telangana folk songs based on festivals like Bathukamma, Bonalu, Sankranthi, Telangana Formation Day, etc.
  • Satyavathi Rathod, popularly known as Mangli, is an Indian playback singer, anchor, and actress predominantly in the Telugu film industry (Tollywood). She is known for her Banjara attire and Telangana folk songs based on festivals like Bathukamma, Bonalu, Sankranthi, Telangana Formation Day, etc.
  • She hails from a very humble background and once lived in a house with no basic amenities like washrooms, which is why she had to go to their neighbours’ house for bathing. [13]The Hindu
  • Sathyavathi was inclined towards singing since childhood. She says,

    I would always get the first prize for singing at school, but honestly I had no goal till I turned 18.”

    According to Satyavathi, it was her father who inspired her to follow the singing. In an interview, she recalled her childhood days when her father would sing for her. [14]The Hindu She said,

    My dad would sing all kind of songs during festivals.”

  • She discontinued her graduation and continued to pursue her passion for singing. She did her diploma in Carnatic Music from SV University after which she learnt classical music for three years. [15]Youtube
  • Later, she started giving home tuitions and taught Bharatnatyam and music in schools. [16]The Hindu
  • According to Satyavathi, her parents especially her father broke all the norms and customs of her Banjara community where girls would get married by 12 or 14 and most families prefer sons. He raised her to become what she wanted. [17]The Hindu
  • She began her career in 2013 when she was invited by a Telugu information channel ‘V6 Information’ for a Dasara festival special show titled ‘Dhoom Dhaam’ as a guest artist.
  • Later she played Matakaari Mangli on a news show titled Teenmaar Vaarthalu for the same channel.
  • She also worked with the HMTV channel for Jordar News.
  • She started her singing career in 2017 by releasing singles on festivals such as Bathukamma, Ugadi, Sammakka Sarakka Jataraevents, etc. Some of her popular folk songs include Bathukamma’ (2017), ‘Bonalu’ (2018), ‘Jago Banjara’ (2019), ‘Jagan Anna’ (2020), ‘Laire Lallaire’ (2021), etc.
  • She bagged her Telugu debut song ‘Shailaja Reddy Alludu Choode’ from the movie ‘Shailaja Reddy Alludu’ in 2018.
  • She then gave consecutive hit songs like ‘Vaadu Nadipe Bandi’ from the film ‘George Reddy’ (2019), ‘Ramuloo Ramulaa’ from the film ‘Ala Vaikunthapurramuloo’ (2020).
  • She is best known for her songs ‘Saranga Dariya’ from the film ‘Love Story’ (2020) and ‘Oo Anthiya Oo Oo Anthiya’ from the film ‘Pushpa: The Rise’ (2021).
  • She also works with a web channel, MIC TV as an anchor and hosts the show ‘Mangli Muchata with’, which is a talk show in which celebrities are interviewed.
  • She started her acting career with her Telugu debut movie Maestro in 2021.
  • Mangli prefers to maintain a balance between filmy songs and folk songs which she uploads on her Youtube channel. This has garnered her Youtube channel over 2 million subscribers and a Gold Play Button.
    Satyavathi Rothod holding her Gold Play Button from Youtube
  • She has earned a loyal fanbase with her singing. She posted on Instagram a photo of her fan, who got her name tattooed on his arm.
    Satyavathi Rathod's fan got a tattoo of her name
  • She has a hobby of dancing and enjoys dancing in her traditional Banjara attire.

    Satyavathi Rathod (Mangli) in Banjara attire

    Satyavathi Rathod (Mangli) in Banjara attire