Akhila Anand

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Akhila Anand aka Akhila Shyam Sai is a playback singer in the Malayalam Film industry. She is also a stage performer, Television artiste and Compere' in Kerala.

Early life[edit]

Akhila Anand was born in Trivandrum City, India in Oct 1982. She started school at Poojapura Govt Lower Primary School, did her primary and secondary education at Sisu Vihar and Cotton Hill Girls High School. Post school she did pre degree course in NSS College and graduated in Commerce from Tandem. Her musical sojourn was set on track by Saraswathi Ammal, under whom she trained in Carnatic Music for five years. She was later given advanced musical classes by Dr Bhagya Lakshmi, She also had the opportunity to be trained by noted singer Ramesh Narayan and Perumbavoor G Raveendranath.

Career[edit]

Akhila Anand's musical career started with her song 'Azhakarnilla Manjacharaadillay Poothali', a duet in the movie Ashwaroodan, directed by Jayaraj. The music was composed by Jassie Gift.She has hence rendered more than forty songs for various Malayalam Films. One of the other hits that is noted is the song Kalkkanda Malayil in the movie chocolate composed by Alex Paul and penned by Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma. Akhila is also active in the television circuit. She has been involved in various TV shows like Climax on Kairali TV aired in 2000. In 2002 she anchored Global Greetings followed by Chithra Jalakam and Hridayaragam, all on Asianet. Her recent TV programs include Symphony in Kairali TV and Suvarna Geethangal in Surya TV. She is also a stage artiste and has done many shows during the Onam Week Celebrations in Kerala along with many other programs. She is active in anchoring shows in and out of Kerala. She continues to sing playback for Malayalam Movies.

list of Akhila Anand's film songs[edit]

Song Film Year Lyricist(s) Composer(s)
Azhakaalila Ashwaroodan 2006 Inchakkad Balachandran Jassie Gift
Vaayaadikkaatte Pokaamo Boss I Love You 2006 Rajiv Alunkal Hari Anand
Kodipaarum Pooramalle Happy Be Happy 2007 Siju Thuravoor Yuvan Shankar Raja
Bhajan Hallo 2007 Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma Alex Paul
Vaa Vaa Bunny, The Lion 2007 Siju Thuravoor Devi Sri Prasad
Kalkkanda Malaye Ottaykku Nunayaan Chocolate 2007 Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma Alex Paul
Vegam Paayumee American Halwa 2008 Siju Thuravoor Mahesh Shankar
Sundariye Drona 2009 Mankombu Gopalakrishnan Anoop Rubens
Ente Chithira Thaamara Four Friends 2010 Kaithapram M Jayachandran
Doore Maamala Mele Fiddle 2010 S Jayan Ramesh Sasi
Manjin Thullikal Dheera 2011 Sudhamsu MM Keeravani
Kannum Kannum 100% Love 2011 Siju Thuravoor Devi Sri Prasad
Aadaadum Kunjaliyan 2012 BR Prasad MG Sreekumar
Anuraagini Loomier Brothers 2012 Sreemangalam Sreekumar Ratheesh Krishna
Bhoomippenne Progress Report 2013 Cheramangalam GK Harish Mani
Muthumani Theril Dear Friends 2013 Chunakkara Ramankutty L J Benson
Kannante Karalile Ithu Manthramo Thanthramo Kuthanthramo 2013 Sainu Pallithazhathu Anil Gopalan
Kannin Aayiram Aaru Sundarimaarude Kadha 2013 Kaithapram Deepak Dev
Jeevithamenna Koodu Snehamulloraal Koodeyullappol 2014 Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma Sajeev Mangalath
Karinkallikkuyile She Taxi 2015 Shibu Chakravarthy Bijibal
Chandanakkaattile Maine Hridyam 2015 M T Jayachandran Nair Rajeev Ramesh
Melle Pookkum Aashamsakalode Anna 2015 Rajiv Alunkal Parthasarathy
Kannum Kannum Vikadakumaran 2018 BK Harinarayanan Rahul Raj
Snehappoompaadathe Ningal Camera Nireekshanathilaanu 2018 G Vinunath Arunraj
Karineela Kannulla Pennu Joseph 2018 BK Harinarayanan Ranjin Raj VK

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