Brought up in the rich tradition of Indian classical music, Padmaja a graduate in Microbiology opted for a career in music. She moulded her God gifted golden voice with total dedication and hard work. She quickly grew up to become an extremely versatile singer.
Today she sings both Hindustani Classical (Khayal, Thumri, Tappa etc.) and the light popular variety (Gazals, Geet, Bhajans etc.) with poise and grace.