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May 13, 1984 |
Kollam, Kerala, India
|Genres||Playback singing, Indi-pop|
|Years active||2006 - present|
Benny Dayal (born on May 13, 1984) is an Indian singer. He is a member of the band S5 launched by the channel SS Music. Originally from Kerala, he has worked as a playback singer with many noted composers to produce successful soundtracks.
Benny Dayal's parents hail from Kollam district, Kerala. 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. He was working as Events Coordinator with RR Donnelley. He quit his job in BPO and decided to dedicate his career to music. 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.
- Ithu Premamo
- Saaral (Produced by Rainbow Bridge Studios)
- Kavithai Gundar (Produced by Studio8)
- Swaasam (Hexachord)
- Don't Worry (Oh My God!) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Himesh Reshammiya
- Life Sahi Hai (Pyaar Ka Punchnama) Sung By: KK, Vishal Dadlani, Benny Dayal, Siddharath Coutto
- Love Love Love Kya Cheej Hai (Love Breakups Zindagi) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Shraddha Pandit
- Muh Meetha Kara De (Rabba Main Kya Karoon) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Monali Thakur
- Phini Na Na Baitho (Aap Ke Deewane) Sung By: Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, Amit Kumar, Benny Dayal
- Rabba Main Kya Karoon (Rabba Main Kya Karoon) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Raj Pandit, Vidhi Sharma
- Tambai Sa Rang (Chakravyuh) Sung By: Benny Dayal, Salim Merchant, Shadab Faridi
|2007||Sivaji||"Balleilakka"||A. R. Rahman||S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, A. R. Reihana|
|Polladhavan||"Neeye Sol"||G. V. Prakash Kumar||Sunitha Sarathy|
|Azhagiya Tamil Magan||"Nee Marilyn Monroe"
|A. R. Rahman||Ujjayinee
|G. V. Prakash Kumar||Mamta Mohandas
Rahul Nambiar, Silambarasan
|Dhaam Dhoom||"Pudhu Pudhu"
|Jayamkondaan||"Ore Or Naal"||Vidyasagar|
|Subramaniapuram||"Theneeril Snegitham"||James Vasanthan|
|Ananda Thandavam||"Kallil Aadum"||G. V. Prakash Kumar||Swetha Mohan|
|A. R. Rahman||Blaaze, Viviane Chaix
|Mahesh, Saranya Matrum Palar||"Katrae Katrae"||Vidyasagar|
|Sathyam||"En Anbe"||Harris Jayaraj||Sadhana Sargam|
|Vaaranam Aayiram||"Adiye Kolludhae"
|Harris Jayaraj||Krish, Shruti Haasan
Kunal Ganjawala, Naresh Iyer, Solar Sai
|Seval||"Odamarathu Mullapola"||G. V. Prakash Kumar|
|2009||Ayan||"Oyaayiyae"||Harris Jayaraj||Haricharan, Chinmayi|
|Pasanga||"Who's That Guy"||James Vasanthan|
|Solla Solla Inikkum||"Sagiye Sagiye"
|Guru En Aalu||"Veesuvadhu"||Srikanth Deva|
|Muthirai||"Night Is Still Young"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Krish|
|Kulir 100 Degree||"Boom"||BoBo Shashi||Abhishek Ray, BoBo Shashi|
|Maasilamani||"Nacka Romba Nacka"||D. Imman||Rita|
|Kanden Kadhalai||"Oru Naal Iravil"||Vidyasagar||Tippu|
|Aadhavan||"Damakku Damakku"||Harris Jayaraj|
|Ninaithale Inikkum||"Nanbanai Partha"||Vijay Antony|
|Siddu +2||"Money Money"||Dharan||Reshmi|
|Paiyaa||"Poongatre Poongatre"||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|2010||Goa||"Idaivezhi Oru"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Mamta Mohandas|
|Vinnaithaandi Varuvaayaa||"Omana Penne"||A. R. Rahman||Kalyani Menon|
|Aridhu Aridhu||"Kanavugal Edhuvarai"||S. Thaman||S. Thaman|
|Angadi Theru||"Kadhaigalai Pesum"
|G. V. Prakash Kumar
M. K. Balaji, Janaki Iyer
|A. R. Rahman||Solo
Bhagyaraj, A. R. Reihana, Tanvi Shah
|Singam||"Naane Indhiran"||Devi Sri Prasad||Manikka Vinayagam|
|Enthiran||"Arima Arima"||A. R. Rahman||Hariharan, Sadhana Sargam, Naresh Iyer|
|Vaadaa||"Adi Yennadi Raakkamma"||D. Imman|
|Mynaa||"Neeyum Naanum"||D. Imman||Shreya Ghoshal|
|Easan||"Meyyana Inbam"||James Vasanthan||Sukhwinder Singh|
|Chikku Bukku||"Chikku Bukku"
|Pravin Mani||Rahul Nambiar, Maya, Sricharan
|2011||Kadhal 2 Kalyanam||"Idhu Kadhalai"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Chinmayi|
|Vaanam||"Who Am I"||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Ambuli||"Happy Farewell Day"||Mervin Solomon
C. S. Sam
K. Venkat Prabhu Shankar
|Pop Shalini, Reshmitha, Priyanka|
|Venghai||"Dhenam Dhenam"||Devi Sri Prasad||Baba Sehgal|
|7aam Arivu||"Oh Ringa Ringa"||Harris Jayaraj||Suchitra, Roshan, Jerry John|
|Urumi||"Kondaadu Kondaadu"||Deepak Dev||Rita|
|2012||Podaa Podi||"Podaa Podi"
Naresh Iyer, Suchitra
|Marina||"Yelelo"||Girishh G||Sandhya, Andrea Jeremiah|
|Kumki||"Yella Oorum"||D. Imman||D. Imman|
|Vishwaroopam||"Thuppaki Engal Tholile"||Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy||Kamal Haasan|
|2013||Baadshah||"Sairo Sairo"||S. Thaman||Naveen Madhav|
|Thalaivaa||"Tamil Pasanga"||G. V. Prakash Kumar||Sheezay. Psycho Unit|
|Neram||"Evan Avan"||Rajesh Murugesan|
|2014||Aaha Kalyanam||"Kootali Kootali"||Dharan||Usha Uthup|
|Maan Karate||"Darling Dambakku"||Anirudh Ravichander||Sunidhi Chauhan|
|Anjaan||"Oru Kan Jaadai"||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Shweta Pandit|
|2008||Jalsa||"Jennifer Lopez"||Devi Sri Prasad||Priya Himesh|
|Ready||"Ayyo Ayyo Ayyo Danayya"||Devi Sri Prasad||Priya Himesh, Franko|
|Ullasamga Utsahamga||"Chakkori Chakkori"||G. V. Prakash Kumar||Vasundhara Das|
|2009||Current||"Current"||Devi Sri Prasad|
|Village Lo Vinayakudu||"Superman"||Manikanth Kadri|
|Josh||"Bad Boy"||Sandeep Chowta||Ranjith|
|2010||Namo Venkatesa||"Tottadoing"||Devi Sri Prasad||Tippu, Priya Himesh|
|Bindaas||"Girija Girija"||Bobo Shashi||Chinmayi|
|Ye Maaya Chesave||"Kundanapu Bomma"||A. R. Rahman||Kalyani Menon|
|Varudu||"Saare Jahaa Premaa Yahaa"||Mani Sharma|
|Darling||"Gum Gum Yeyo"||G. V. Prakash Kumar|
|Vedam||"Now or Never"||M. M. Keeravani||Geetha Madhuri, Deepu|
|2011||Prema Kavali||"Dum Dum"||Anoop Rubens|
|Teen Maar||"Barbie Bommaki"||Mani Sharma||Suchitra|
|Dhada||"Bhoome Gundranga"||Devi Sri Prasad||Richard, Ranina Reddy|
|Oh My Friend||"Vegam Vegam"
"Nuvvu Nenu Jattu"
|Rahul Raj||Kavita Mohan, Jayaram Ranjith, Desmond F. (Rap)
|Mogudu||"Bachelor Boys"||Babu Shankar||Babu Shankar|
|2012||Lovely||"Dolare Dola"||Anoop Rubens||Sravana Bhargavi, Noel|
|Rachcha||"Dillaku Dillaku"||Mani Sharma||Tippu, Geetha Madhuri|
|Poola Rangadu||"Poola Rangadu"||Anoop Rubens||Nakash Aziz, Sravana Bhargavi, Lipsika|
|Daruvu||"Sexy Lady"||Vijay Antony||Andrea Jeremiah|
|Endukante... Premanta!||"Cinderella"||G. V. Prakash Kumar||Rahul Nambiar, Megha|
|Raghava Lawrence||Lloyd Paul, Sathyan, Naresh Iyer
Lloyd Paul, Sathyan, Naresh Iyer
|2013||Swamy Ra Ra||"Life Ante"||Sunny M.R.||Shefali Alvares|
|Iddarammayilatho||"Run Run"||Devi Sri Prasad||Apache Indian, Sharmila|
|Yevadu||"Freedom"||Devi Sri Prasad||Suchith Suresan|
|2014||Manam||"Piyo Piyo Re"||Anoop Rubens||Jaspreet Jasz, Anoop Rubens, Meghraj (Rap), Rahul, Chorus|
|Run Raja Run||"Bujjiamma Bujjiamma"||M. Ghibran||Gold Devaraj|
|2005||By the People||"Asthala Vista"
"Vasco da Gama"
|2006||Kilukkam Kilukilukkam||"Paatonnu Paadan Marannathende"||Malayalam||Deepak Dev|
|2008||Jaane Tu... Ya Jaane Na||"Pappu Can't Dance Sala"||Hindi||A. R. Rahman|
|Mast Maja Maadi||"Shakalaka Boom"
"Jhana Jhana Kanchana"
"Tu Meri Dost Hai"
"Dil Ka Rishta"
|Hindi||A. R. Rahman|
|Ghajini||"Kaise Mujhe"||Hindi||A. R. Rahman|
|2009||Robinhood||"Parannu Vanna Paingili"||Malayalam||M. Jayachandran|
|Rocket Singh: Salesman of the Year||"Pocket Mein Rocket"||Hindi||Salim-Sulaiman|
|Pyaar Impossible!||"You and Me"||Hindi||Salim-Sulaiman|
|Ullasa Utsaha||"Chakkori Chakkori"||Kannada||GV Prakash Kumar|
|Love Guru||"Tangaali Tandeya"
|2010||Badmaash Company||"Badmaash Company"||Hindi||Pritam|
|Gaana Bajaana||"Gundetu Gundetu"||Kannada||Joshua Sridhar|
|Huduga Hudugi||"Illeana"||Kannada||Joshua Sridhar|
|Band Baaja Baaraat||"Tarkeebein"
"Dum Dum Mast Hai"
|2011||Seniors||"Aaramam Nirangal"||Malayalam||Alphons Joseph|
|Pyaar Ka Punchnama||"Life Sahi Hai"||Hindi||Clinton Cerejo|
|Always Kabhi Kabhi||"Antenna"||Hindi||Pritam Chakraborty|
|Mere Brother Ki Dulhan||"Choomantar"||Hindi||Sohail Sen|
|Teja Bhai & Family||"Thillana Thillana"||Malayalam||Deepak Dev|
|Ladies vs Ricky Bahl||"Aadat Se Majboor"||Hindi||Salim-Sulaiman|
|2012||Jodi Breakers||"Jab Main Tumhare Saath Hu"||Hindi||Salim-Sulaiman|
|Ek Main Aur Ekk Tu||"Ek Main Aur Ekk tu"||Hindi||Amit Trivedi|
|Oh My God||"Don't Worry (Hey Ram)"
"Don't Worry (Hey Ram)- Remix"
|Student of the Year||"The Disco Song- Disco Deewani"||Hindi||Vishal–Shekhar|
|2013||Race 2||"Lat Lag Gayi"||Hindi||Pritam|
|Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani||"Badtameez Dil"||Hindi||Pritam|
|Phata Poster Nikla Hero||"Hey Mr.Dj"||Hindi||Pritam|
|Shuddh Desi Romance||"Shuddh Desi Romance"||Hindi||Sachin - Jigar|
|Rangbaaz||"O Madhu I Love You"
|Hasee Toh Phasee||"Punjabi Wedding Song"
"Shake It Like Shammi"
|Main Tera Hero||"Besharmi Ki Height"||Hindi||Sajid-Wajid|
|Holiday||"Tu Hi To Hai"||Hindi||Pritam|
|Game||"Party All Night"||Bengali||Jeet Ganguly|
|Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania||"Lucky Tu Lucky Me"||Hindi||Sachin-Jigar|
|Raja Natwarlal||"Flip Your Collar Back"
"Kabhi Ruhani Kabhi Rumani"
|Hindi||Yuvan Shankar Raja|
|Creature 3D||"Hum Naa Rahein Hum"||Hindi||Mithoon|
- 54th Filmfare Awards – RD Burman Award for New Music Talent - Kaise Mujhe Tum (Ghajini)
- 2009 Stardust Awards — Max Stardust Awards for New Musical Sensation (Pappu can't dance/Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na)
Benny Dayal performed live at Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur for Rebeca'14 on 27 April 2014. Benny Dayal performed live at J S S Academy of Technical Education, Bangalore for their annual Techno-Cultural Fest - VERVE - 2014 in Bangalore on 26 April 2014, Symbiosis Center for Management Studies for their annual fest called Sympulse in Pune on 15 January 2014 and Indian Institute of Foreign Trade Delhi on 16 November 2013 in their annual management festival Quo Vadis Dayal performed live at Tezpur University in annual technical fest Techxetra 2013 on 27 October 2013 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 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. 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.
He performed at Paramarsh, a student festival of the Faculty of Technology & Engineering, MSU Baroda on 16 September 2012. He performed at Saarang, the IIT-Madras culfest on 12 January 2014. he performed at d'equinox 2014, the cultural fest of Jaypee University of Engineering and Technology.
He has also performed at club O7, Ahmedabad, one of the most reputed clubs of Asia.
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.
- Video interview with Benny Dayal, http://video.webindia123.com/new/interviews/singers/bennydayal/index.htm
- IMDB Profile, http://www.imdb.com/name/nm3270308/
- "Scaling heights". Metro Plus (Chennai, India: The Hindu). 2008-10-11. Retrieved 2009-01-06.
- George, Vijay (2005-05-16). "S5 's Malayali connection". Metro Plus (Chennai, India: The Hindu). Retrieved 2009-01-06.
- "ABOUT BENNY DAYAL:". Oneindia.in. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
- Kamath, Sudhish (2009-10-02). "How Benny made it big". Chennai, India: The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-10-05.
- Always Kabhi Kabhi
- Main Tera Hero from Musicbrainz, http://musicbrainz.org/release/29d9cabb-2bcc-4df1-add3-79699c2811a3
- "AWARDS". Oneindia.in. Retrieved October 3, 2011.
- "IIFT Quo Vadis 2013". Retrieved 2013-11-17.
- "sound bender". Retrieved 2013-10-27.
- Contact Support
- RCEG – Rotaract Club of College of Engineering Guindy
- "The Leading 8th Mile VCE Site on the Net". 8thmilervce.com. Retrieved 2011-09-20.
- "Three-day Acharya Habba starts tomorrow". The Hindu (Chennai, India). 2011-04-06.