|Born||Reddipalayam, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu, India|
|Genres||Tamil Folk, Fusion, Playback|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Lyricist, Song-writer, Actor, Performer, Folk artiste|
|Associated acts||La Pongal, AnthonyIn Party|
Anthony Dasan is an Indian folk singer, who is currently working in the Tamil film industry. As of 2015, the Internet Movie Data Base (IMDb) listed a prolific set of 24 songs sung by "Andony Dasan" for Kollywood movies, starting in 2013. Many of these were the hit songs of those movies. He is known for contributing a powerful voice to fusions of Tamil-folk, country, jazz, electronica and rock styles. Before this phase of playback singing, "Antony Dasan" worked as a traveling festival folk singer artist, collaborating with players of Nadaswaram, Thavil and Thappu, dancers and acrobats among others. He has performed with influential movie industry veterans such as Usha Uthup.
Alternate spellings of his name include Andony Dasan, Antony, Antoni; Daas, Das, Dasaan and Dassan among others.
Apart from his musical performances, he has also made cameo appearances in Tamil films, particularly in songs sung by himself, notable of which is an extended cameo as a gangster in the Karthik Subbaraj directorial, Jigarthanda. Earlier he also featured in The Dewarists, a musical television series in India, which is partly a music documentary and partly a travelogue.
Anthony Travels & Performs with his Band - "Anthonyin party", an electronic folk-fusion band. He was also associated with La Pongal, another folk-fusion band, organized by Darbuka Siva, which also had yet another notable singer/musician Pradeep. The band gained popularity among festival circuits. Eventually Anthony Daasan, along with the band, performed "Vandiyila Nellu Varum", one of their most popular compositions, in MTV Coke Studio India 2012, alongside veteran singer Usha Uthup.
In September 2014, Anthony was presented with the "Hope of Tamil Cinema Award," including recognition as "symbol of folk". The award ceremony was filmed at Pradharshini 2014 South-India cultural festival.
|2007||dindukallu dindukallu||Dindukal sarathi||Graci, Chinna ponu||Dhina||Sun Audio|
|2013||"Kaasu Panam"||Soodhu Kavvum||Gaana Bala||Santhosh Narayanan||Think Music||Cameo|
|2013||"Dayyaare Dayyaare"||Pandiya Naadu||Pawan, Natraj, Pazhaniyammal||D. Imman||Think Music|
|2013||"Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam"||Varuthapadatha Valibar Sangam||Sivakarthikeyan||D. Imman||Sony Music||Cameo|
|2014||"Kalyanamaam Kalyanam"||Cuckoo||Santhosh Narayanan||Think Music|
|2014||"Raasa Magarasa (Duet Version)"||Mundasupatti||Rita, Sean Roldan||Sean Roldan||Think Music|
|2014||"Killadi Oruthan"||Mundasupatti||Sean Roldan||Think Music|
|2014||"Bodhayil Pathal Marum"||Sarabham||Britto Michael||Britto Michael||Think Music|
|2014||"Kannamma"||Jigarthanda||Rita||Santhosh Narayanan||Think Music|
|2014||"Pandii Naattu Kodi"||Jigarthanda||Santhosh Narayanan||Think Music||Lyricist, Cameo|
|2014||"Takku Takku"||Sigaram Thodu||Varun Parandhaman||D. Imman||Sony Music|
|2014||"Oru Rosa"||Jeeva||Pooja AV||D. Imman||Sony Music|
|2014||"Soda Bottle"||Poojai||Yazin Nizar, Sathyan||Yuvan Shankar Raja||V Music|
|2014||"Friendship"||Kappal||Natarajan Sankaran||I Studios Entertainment|
|2015||"Yaar Enna Sonnaalum"||Aambala||Kutle Khan, Varun Parandhaman||Hiphop Tamizha||V Music|
|2015||"Kattikida"||Kaakki Sattai||Manasi, Durga, Anita||Anirudh Ravichander||WunderBar Studios||Lyricist|
|2015||"Arakki"||Romeo Juliet (2015 film)||D. Imman||Madras Enterprises|
|2015||"Naane Thaan Raja"||Indru Netru Naalai||Hiphop Tamizha||Think Music|
|2015||"Nallavana Kettavana"||Savaale Samaali||L.R.Eswari||S. Thaman||K Productions, D Focus|
|2015||"Kaakaponnu"||Yatchan||Priyadarshini, Yuvan Shankar Raja||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Zee Music Company|
|2015||"Dakalti"||Trisha Illana Nayanthara||Andrea Jeremiah, Gaana Bala||G.V. Prakash Kumar||Sony Music|
|2015||"Baby Baby"||Urumeen||Achu Rajamani|
|2015||"Kenathakaanum Kenathakaanum"||144 (film)||Malavika Sundar||Sean Roldan|
|2015||"Kaasu Kadacha Loose Pudikkum"||144 (film)||Gowrishankar, Susha||Sean Roldan|
|2016||"Vaiyambatti"||Idam Porul Yaeval||Priyadarshini||Yuvan Shankar Raja||Sony Music|
|2016||"Gabrielinte Darshana"||Guppy||Vishnu Vijay|
|2016||"Maangalyamae"||Oru Naal Koothu||Richard, Dr. Narayanan||Justin Prabhakaran||Sony Music|
|2016||"Domeru Lordu"||Jil Jung Juk||Kavitha Thomas||Vishal Chandrasekar||Etaki Entertainment|
|2016||"Kuchi Mittai"||Aranmanai 2||Hiphop Tamizha||Think Music|
|2016||"Erangi Vandhu"||Kathakali||Hiphop Tamizha Adhi||Hiphop Tamizha||V Music|
|2016||"Maane Maane"||Uriyadi||Masala coffee||Masala coffee||Sony Music South|
|2016||"Vandiyile Nellu Varum"||Kidaari||Sanjana Divaker Kalmanje||Darbuka Siva||Think Music|
|2017||"Theeratha Vilayattu Pillai"||Kavan||Hiphop Tamizha, Padmalatha, Georgina Mathew||Hiphop Tamizha||AGS Entertainment|
|2017||"Hara Hara Mahadevaki"||Hara Hara Mahadevaki||Prathi Balasubramanian, Sharmila||Balamurali Balu||Sony Music|
|2017||"Veesum Kaathodadhaan"||Power Paandi||Sean Roldan||Sean Roldan||Wunderbar Studios|
|2017||"Thangachi Song"||Meyaadha Maan||Santhosh Narayanan||Think Music|
|2018||"Sodakku Mela"||Thaana Serndha Kootam||Anirudh Ravichander||Sony Music South|
|2018||Tagaru Banthu Tagaru||Tagaru||Aniruddha Sastry, Nikhil Partha||Charan Raj||PRK Audio||Debut in Kannada|
|2018||Vellakara Velayi||Kadaikutty Singam||D. Imman||Sony Music South|
|2018||Oru Theeppettikkum Venda||Theevandi||Kailas Menon|
|2018||Ayogya Title Track||Ayogya||Arjun Janya||Anand Audio|
|2018||Aaha Kalyanam||Petta||Anirudh Ravichander||Sony Music|
|2019||Natasaarvabhowma Title Song||Natasaarvabhowma||Sanjith Hegde, Jithin Raj||D. Imman||Lahari Music|
Originally from Reddypalayam, a small town in Tanjore, he has a traditional musician-family background without formal training except daily practice supporting his family with his singing, following processions since he was a child. His father was a disabled Nadaswaram musician. Daasan, developed a style able to meet the volume of the famously-loud Nadaswaram horn. Although Hindu, Anthony had early experience with village church singing. During 2013, is style of band-leading, singing, lyrics, composition, dance, acrobatics and urumee playing came together, reflecting an entire life lived as an entertainer.
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