Sunitha Upadrasta (born 10 May 1978) is a playback singer, anchor, host, dubbing artist & actress in the Telugu film industry, also known as Tollywood. She has received a National Award from All India Radio under light music category, two Film fare Awards for Best Female Playback Singer one each for Telugu and Kannada, 9 Nandi Awards; the highest award ceremony for excellence in Telugu cinema, theater, television, and Lifetime achievements in Indian cinema, presented annually by the earlier Government of combined state Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. She received her first Nandi award in the year 1999 and bagged the prestigious awards in a row for the years 2002 to 2006 and again for the years 2010 to 2012. She was also honored with Lata Mangeshkar Best Singer Award for 2011 by the Government of Andhra Pradesh. In the year 2019, Sunitha was honored with New Jersey state recognition award by the Senate and General assembly of the state of New Jersey passing a resolution to salute her excellence and contributions to the world of music and Indian Cinema, a rare felicitation given to an Indian artist by the state of New Jersey.