Benny Dayal

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Benny Dayal
Benny Dayal, Sangarsh.jpg
Background information
Born(1984-05-13) May 13, 1984 (age 29)
Kollam, Kerala, India
GenresPlayback singing, Indi-pop
OccupationsSinger
Years active2006 - present
 
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Benny Dayal
Benny Dayal, Sangarsh.jpg
Background information
Born(1984-05-13) May 13, 1984 (age 29)
Kollam, Kerala, India
GenresPlayback singing, Indi-pop
OccupationsSinger
Years active2006 - present

Benny Dayal[1] (born on May 13, 1984)[citation needed] is an Indian singer. He is a member of the band S5 launched by the channel SS Music.[2] Originally from Kerala, he has worked as a playback singer with many noted composers to produce successful soundtracks.

Biography[edit]

Benny Dayal's parents hail from Kollam district, Kerala.[3] Benny was born and brought up in Abu Dhabi and completed his schooling there from Abu Dhabi Indian School(ADIS) and went on to complete his B.Com from Madras Christian College.His father was working in Abu Dhabi. After his graduation from MCC, he did a diploma in journalism from the same college.[4] He was working as Events Coordinator with RR Donnelley. He quit his job in BPO and decided to dedicate his career to music.[5] Most of the films he sang are for A. R. Rahman in Tamil, Hindi, Telugu and Malayalam. He has since worked with several music composers including Harris Jayaraj, Pravin Mani, Yuvan Shankar Raja, James Vasanthan, Joshua Sridhar, Karsh Kale and Devi Sri Prasad. Currently Benny has been working with the top Music Directors in Bollywood including Amit Trivedi, Salim-Sulaiman, Vishal Shekhar, Pritam and Himesh Reshammiya.

Discography[edit]

Albums[edit]

Film Songs[edit]

  1. Aadat Se Majboor (Ladies vs Ricky Bahl) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Ranveer Singh
  2. ABCD - Yo Yo Honey Singh (Yaariyan) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shefali Alvaris, Honey Singh
  3. Antenna (Always Kabhi Kabhi) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Roshan Abbas, Apeksha Dandekar
  4. Badmaash Company (Badmaash Company) Sung By: Benny Dayal
  5. Badtameez Dil (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani - 2013) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shefali Alvares
  6. Choomantar (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Aditi Singh Sharma
  7. Daaru Desi (Cocktail) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shalmali Kholgade
  8. Delhi 6 (Delhi 6) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Vivienne Pocha, Blaze, Tanvi Shah, Claire
  9. Disco Deewane (Student of The Year) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Nazia Hassan, Sunidhi Chauhan
  10. Dont Worry (Oh My God!) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Himesh Reshammiya
  11. Dum Dum (Band Baaja Baaraat) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Himani Kapoor
  12. Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu (Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu) Sung By: Anushka Manchanda, Benny Dayal, Shefali Alvares
  13. Habibi Habibi (Aazaan) Sung By: Benny Dayal
  14. Jab Main Tumhare Saath Hun (Jodi Breakers) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shilpa Rao, Salim Merchant
  15. Kaise Mujhe Tum Mil Gayi (Ghajini) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shreya Ghoshal
  16. Lat Lag Gayi (Race 2) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shalmali Kholgade
  17. Life Sahi Hai (Pyaar Ka Punchnama) Sung By: KK, Vishal Dadlani, Benny Dayal, Siddharath Coutto
  18. Love Love Love Kya Cheej Hai (Love Breakups Zindagi) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shraddha Pandit
  19. Mastam Dar Mastam (Yuvvraaj) Sung By: Alka Yagnik, Benny Dayal, Naresh Iyer, Sonu Nigam
  20. Muh Meetha Kara De (Rabba Main Kya Karoon) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur
  21. Nazre Milana Nazre Churana (Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na) Sung By: Anupama Deshpande, Benny Dayal, Darshana, Naresh Iyer, Satish Chakravarthy, #Swetha Bhargavi, Tanvi Shah
  22. Pappu Cant Dance (Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na) Sung By: Anupama Deshpande, Benny Dayal, Blaze, Darshana, Mohammad Aslam, Satish Subramanium, Tanvi Shah
  23. Pappu Cant Dance (Remix) (Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na) Sung By: Anupama Deshpande, Benny Dayal, Blaze, Darshana, Mohammad Aslam, Satish Subramanium, Tanvi Shah
  24. Phini Na Na Baitho (Aap Ke Deewane) Sung By: Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Amit Kumar, Benny Dayal
  25. Pocket Mein Rocket Hai Pocket Mein (Rocket Singh) Sung By: Benny Dayal
  26. Rabba Main Kya Karoon (Rabba Main Kya Karoon) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma
  27. Rehna Tu, Hai Jaisa Tu (Delhi 6) Sung By: A.R Rahman, Benny Dayal, Tanvi Shah
  28. Shuddh Desi Romance (Shuddh Desi Romance) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shalmali Kholgade
  29. Tambai Sa Rang (Chakravyuh) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Salim Merchant, Shadab Faridi
  30. Tarkeebein (Band Baaja Baaraat) Sung By: Salim Merchant, Benny Dayal
  31. Tu Hi To Meri Dost Hain (Yuvvraaj) Sung By: Benny Dayal, A R Rahman, Shreya Ghoshal
  32. Tujhpe Fida (Heroine) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shraddha Pandit
  33. Vacancy (Golmaal Returns) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Neeraj Sridhar, Suhail Kaul, Suzanne DMello
  34. You And Me (Pyaar Impossible) Sung By: Neha Bhasin, Benny Dayal

Tamil Songs[edit]

YearFilmSong NameComposerCo-Singer(s)
2007Sivaji"Balleilakka"A. R. RahmanS. P. Balasubrahmanyam, A. R. Reihana
Polladhavan"Neeye Sol"G. V. Prakash KumarSunitha Sarathy
Azhagiya Tamil Magan"Nee Marilyn Monroe"
"Maduraikku"
A. R. RahmanUjjayinee
Archith, Dharshana
2008Kaalai"Kaala Kaala"
"Vandhutaanda Kaala"
G. V. Prakash KumarMamta Mohandas
Rahul Nambiar, Silambarasan
Dhaam Dhoom"Pudhu Pudhu"
"Thikku Thikku"
Harris JayarajSuchitra
Sayanora Philip
Jayamkondaan"Ore Or Naal"VidyasagarSolo
Subramaniapuram"Theneeril Snegitham"James VasanthanSolo
Sakkarakatti"Taxi Taxi"
"Chinnamma Chilakkamma"
A. R. RahmanBlaaze, Viviane Chaix
Chinmayi
Sathyam"En Anbe"Harris JayarajSadhana Sargam
Vaaranam Aayiram"Adiye Kolludhae"
"Yethi Yethi"
Harris JayarajKrish, Shruti Haasan
Naresh Iyer, Solar Sai
Seval"Odamarathu Mullapola"G. V. Prakash KumarSolo
2009Ayan"Oyaayiyae"Harris JayarajHaricharan, Chinmayi
Pasanga"Who's That Guy"James VasanthanSolo
Muthirai"Night Is Still Young"Yuvan Shankar RajaKrish
Kulir 100 Degree"Boom"BoBo ShashiAbhishek Ray, BoBo Shashi
Masilamani"Nacka Romba Nacka"D. ImmanRita[disambiguation needed]
Kanden Kadhalai"Oru Naal Iravil"VidyasagarTippu
Aadhavan"Damakku Damakku"Harris JayarajSolo
Ninaithale Inikkum"Nanbanai Partha"Vijay AntonySolo
Siddu +2"Money Money"DharanReshmi
Paiyaa"Poongatre Poongatre"Yuvan Shankar RajaSolo
2010Goa"Idaivezhi Oru"Yuvan Shankar RajaMamta Mohandas
Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa"Omana Penne"A. R. RahmanKalyani Menon
Yathumaagi"Pesum Minsaram"
"Yathumaagi"
James VasanthanSolo
Angadi Theru"Kadhaigalai Pesum"
"Yenge Poveno"
G. V. Prakash Kumar
Vijay Antony
Hamsika Iyer
M. K. Balaji, Janaki Iyer
Raavanan"Kodu Poatta"
"Kedakkari"
A. R. RahmanSolo
Bhagyaraj, A. R. Reihana, Tanvi Shah
Singam"Naane Indhiran"Devi Sri PrasadManicka Vinayagam
Enthiran"Arima Arima"A. R. RahmanHariharan, Sadhana Sargam, Naresh Iyer
Mynaa"Neeyum Naanum"D. ImmanShreya Ghoshal
Easan"Meyyana Inbam"James VasanthanSukhwinder Singh
Chikku Bukku"Chikku Bukku"
"Zara Zara"
Pravin ManiRahul Nambiar, Maya, Sricharan
Lavanya
Kaavalan"Step Step"VidyasagarMegha
Veppam"Minnala"Joshua SridharSolo
2011Kadhal 2 Kalyanam"Idhu Kadhalai"Yuvan Shankar RajaChinmayi
Vaanam"Who Am I"Yuvan Shankar RajaSolo
Venghai"Dhenam Dhenam"Devi Sri PrasadBaba Sehgal
7aam Arivu"Oh Ringa Ringa"Harris JayarajSuchitra, Roshan, Jerry John
Urumi"Kondaadu Kondaadu"Deepak DevRita[disambiguation needed]
2012Podaa Podi"Podaa Podi"
"Maatikittaenae"
DharanAndrea Jeremiah
Naresh Iyer, Suchitra
Kumki"Yella Oorum"D. ImmanD. Imman
Vishwaroopam"Thuppaki Engal Tholile"Shankar-Ehsaan-LoyKamal Haasan
2013Thalaivaa"Tamil Pasanga"G. V. Prakash KumarSheezay.Psycho Unit

Other Songs[edit]

YearFilmSongsLanguageComposer
2006Kilukkam Kilukilukkam"Paatonnu Paadan Marannathende"MalayalamDeepak Dev
2008Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na"Pappu Can't Dance Sala"HindiA. R. Rahman
Golmaal Returns"Vacancy"HindiPritam
Yuvvraaj"Mastam Mastam"
"Tu Meri Dost Hai"
HindiA. R. Rahman
Ghajini"Kaise Mujhe"HindiA. R. Rahman
2009Robinhood"Parannu Vanna Paingili"MalayalamM. Jayachandran
Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year"Pocket Mein Rocket"HindiSalim-Sulaiman
Pyaar Impossible!"You and Me"HindiSalim-Sulaiman
Love Guru"Tangaali Tandeya"
"Romeokalige Juliet"
KannadaJoshua Sridhar
2010Ye Maaya Chesave"Kundanapu Bomma"TeluguA. R. Rahman
Badmaash Company"Badmaash Company"HindiPritam
Darling"Gum Gum Yeyo"TeluguG. V. Prakash Kumar
Apoorvaragam"Noolilla Pattangal"MalayalamVidyasagar[disambiguation needed]
Orange"O Range"TeluguHarris Jayaraj
Gaana Bajaana"Gundetu Gundetu"KannadaJoshua Sridhar
Huduga Hudugi"Illeana"KannadaJoshua Sridhar
Kaaryasthan"Mangalangal"MalayalamBerny-Ignatius
Band Baaja Baaraat"Tarkeebein"
"Dum Dum Mast Hai"
HindiSalim-Sulaiman
2011'Prema Kavali"Dum Dum"TeluguAnoop Rubens
Seniors"Aaramam Nirangal"MalayalamAlphons Joseph
Mere Brother Ki Dulhan"Choomantar"HindiSohail Sen
Teja Bhai & Family"Thillana Thillana"MalayalamDeepak Dev
Oh My Friend"Nuvvu Nenu Jattu"TeluguRahulraj
Aazaan"Habibi Habibi"HindiSalim-Sulaiman
Ladies vs Ricky Bahl"Aadat Se Majboor"HindiSalim-Sulaiman
2012Daruvu"Sexy lady"TeluguVijay Antony
Jodi Breakers"Jab Main Tumhare Saath Hu"HindiSalim-Sulaiman
Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu"Ek Main Aur Ekk tu"HindiAmit Trivedi
Lovely"Dolare Dola"TeluguAnoop Rubens
Cocktail"Daaru Desi"HindiPritam
Heroine"Tujhpe Fida"HindiSalim-Sulaiman
Student of the Year"The Disco Song"HindiVishal–Shekhar
2013Race 2"Lat Lag Gayi"HindiPritam
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani"Badtameez Dil"HindiPritam
Phata Poster Nikla Hero"Hey Mr.Dj"HindiPritam
KQ"Chenthalire"MalayalamStephen Devassy
Shuddh Desi Romance"Shuddh Desi Romance"HindiSachin - Jigar
Rangbaaz (2013 film)"O Madhu I love You"BengaliJeet Ganguly
2014Yaariyan(2014 film)"ABCD"HindiPritam

Awards[edit]

Live performances[edit]

Benny Dayal performed live at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Delhi on 16th November 2013 in their annual management festival Quo Vadis[7] Dayal performed live at Tezpur University in annual technical fest Techxetra 2013 on 27 October 2013 [8]and at pro-show festember-13 the cultural festival of NIT Trichy on 29 September 2013 . Dayal also performed at NIT Calicut on March 26, 2009 as part of the cultural festival Ragam 09. He along with his band Rainbow Bridge[disambiguation needed] performed at the Annual Cultural Festival OASIS 2009 of Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani. He performed at Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, Tanjore as a part of the cult fest Kuruksastra in 2009. He performed with Stephen Devassy and others at SSN College of Engineering on March 5, 2010 and at Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology on March 21, 2010 as part of a cultural event.[9] He was at Nehru College of Engineering and Research Centre, Pampady on March 5, 2010 for Bloom. He frenzied the audience at the jam packed Music Academy on March 27, 2010 at Sangarsh 10 — a concert for a cause, organised by Rotaract Club of College of Engineering Guindy.[10]

He performed in the 8th Mile, the technocultural fest of RV College of Engineering on 18 April 2010 at Bangalore.[11]

Dayal performed in the Acharya Habba, the culfest of Acharya Institute of Technology, Bangalore on 9 April 2011.[12]

He performed at Paramarsh, a student festival of the Faculty of Technology & Engineering, MSU Baroda on 16 September 2012.[citation needed]

Acting career[edit]

In the Malayalam film By the people, Benny Dayal performed as an actor along with his 'S5' band partners. All the songs in the movie were sung by 'S5' members for the composer Pravin Mani.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Video interview with Benny Dayal, http://video.webindia123.com/new/interviews/singers/bennydayal/index.htm
  2. ^ "Scaling heights". Metro Plus (Chennai, India: The Hindu). 2008-10-11. Retrieved 2009-01-06. 
  3. ^ George, Vijay (2005-05-16). "S5 's Malayali connection". Metro Plus (Chennai, India: The Hindu). Retrieved 2009-01-06. 
  4. ^ "ABOUT BENNY DAYAL:". Oneindia.in. Retrieved October 3, 2011. 
  5. ^ Kamath, Sudhish (2009-10-02). "How Benny made it big". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-10-05. 
  6. ^ "AWARDS". Oneindia.in. Retrieved October 3, 2011. 
  7. ^ "IIFT Quo Vadis 2013". Retrieved 2013-11-17. 
  8. ^ "sound bender". Retrieved 2013-10-27. 
  9. ^ Contact Support
  10. ^ RCEG – Rotaract Club of College of Engineering Guindy
  11. ^ "The Leading 8th Mile VCE Site on the Net". 8thmilervce.com. Retrieved 2011-09-20. 
  12. ^ "Three-day Acharya Habba starts tomorrow". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 2011-04-06.