Sayani Palit

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Sayani Palit
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Sayani Palit
Background information
Birth nameSayani Palit
Born (1989-07-05) 5 July 1989 (age 30)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
GenresClassical, Semiclassical, Fusion
Occupation(s)Classical and Semi-classical Vocalist, Composer, Playback Singer, Arranger

Sayani Palit (Bengali: সায়নি পালিত; born 5 July 1989) is an Indian classical and semi-classical vocalist, playback singer, music composer and performer from Kolkata, West Bengal. Working as a playback singer in Tollywood for the last 5 years, In 2015, Sayani made her Bollywood debut, singing the song, Ove Janiye Reprise for Katti Batti under the direction of Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. Her biggest break in her musical career took place, when she won the Benadryl Big Golden Voice Season 2 judged by Shankar Mahadevan.

Early life[edit]

Sayani Palit started her musical career when she was just 4 years. She continued her musical tutelage for 20 years under Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty and her wife Chandana Chakraborty. Later, when she was a scholar of ITC Sangeet Research Academy, she took taleem from Padma Bhushan Girija Devi.A first class first in Bachelor's and master's degree in Classical Music from Calcutta University, Sayani is a regular performing artist of All India Radio. Currently she is a Ph.D research scholar in 'Influence of Thumri in film music'

Professional career[edit]

Sayani has worked as playback and background singer for the following tracks:

Year Film/Organization Name Language Song Name Other Notes
2013 Proloy Bengali Roshni Elo Tollywood Playback
2013 Government of Maharashtra Hindi Rajiv Gandhi Jivandayi Arogya Yojna Ad Film
2013 Hanuman.com Bengali Momo Chitte Thumri Fusion Style Tollywood Playback
2014 Chirodini Tumi Je Amar 2 Bengali Background Score Tollywood Playback
2014 Pendulum Bengali Surreal Space Theme Tollywood Playback
2014 Gaan Golpo Aar Gaan Bengali Gaan Golpo Aar Gaan Ruposhi Bangla TV Commercial
2014 Singur Hindi, Bengali Theme Tollywood Movie
2015 Katti Batti Hindi Ove Janiye Reprise Edition Bollywood Playback
2016 Shalimar Agarbattis Hindi Ad Song TV Commercial
2017 Enable India Hindi Garv Se Jiyenge Hum Music Video with Shankar Mahadevan
2017 Allahabad Bank Hindi Ad Song TV Commercial
2017 Neend Short Film Hindi Bollywood Playback, Starring Deepti Naval
2018 Grameenphone Bengali Megh Jomeche Playback, TV Commercial
2018 Pichutan, Tele Film, Bangladesh Bengali Alo Playback, Gaanchill Music
2018 Shesh Porjonto, Tele Film, Bangladesh Bengali Bhalobese Bhul Korini , Playback, Gaanchill Music
2019 Megh Bristi Bengali E Moner Anache Kanache Tollywood Playback,
2019 Season's Greetings Hindi Sajani Sajani Bollywood Playback, Directed by Ram Kamal Mukherjee, Yet to Release
2019 Mukhomukhi Bengali Yaad Piya Ki Aaye Tollywood Playback, Directed by Kamaleswar Mukherjee, Music Directed by Debojyoti Mishra
2019 Zee Bangla Bengali Sonar Sansar 2019 - Aschya Award, Theme Song Playback,
2019 Monkey King Hindi Jadu Playback, Yet to Release

Discography[edit]

Singles[edit]

  1. Ruh Mein Hain-Sur Prabaha(2012) - Self Composed Sufi Song
  2. Naa Jaane Kyun: Ghazal(2015) - Self composed Ghazal
  3. Ishq Ki Inteha: Ghazal(2015) - Self composed Ghazal
  4. Kabhie Kabhie: Indipop(2015)
  5. Raat Ke Saaye feat. Abhay Jodhpurkar and Sayani Palit(2016)
  6. Wo Jab Bhi Udaas: Ghazal(2016) - Self Composed Ghazal
  7. Reliving Rahman - Celebrating 50 (2017) -A journey through 50 Rahmanious compositions in approx. 1000 seconds
  8. Garv Se Jiyenge Hum - Shankar Mahadevan feat. Sayani Palit (2017) - This production is in support for Enable India

First Album: Khwahishain[edit]

Khwahishain is the first full-fledged self-composed Hindi contemporary album of Sayani Palit released in 2014. This album is a melodic saga which depicts hues of romance through songs of different genres like Indipop, Folk, Ghazal, Experimental and others. The album consists of 6 tracks with Unn Bina being the most popular out of them. Unn Bina is an exclusive 11 beat song which got much popularity due to its creative music video.

Track List:

Track 1 - Ab Jao Na Mohan Mere

Track 2 - Unn Bina

Track 3 - Rahon Mein Humsafar

Track 4 - Khwahishein Dil Mein Jo Thi

Track 5 - Khushiyan Yun Chalke Hain

Track 6 - Dil Mein Khamoshiyan

Other Album[edit]

Rendezvous with Tagore - Jokhhon Eshechhile (2016) Tagore Songs, Rabindranath Tagore

Notuner Daak - Tumi Kon Bhangonero Pathe (2017) Tagore Songs, Rabindranath Tagore

Awards & Recognitions[edit]

  • Sayani received the State Award for the role model category from the honourable Governor of West Bengal.
  • National scholarship award for the young artists. 2010/2011 from the ministry of culture Govt of India.
  • 1st class 1st in bachelor's degree in 2011 & Masters’ in 2013 under CU
  • Currently pursuing PhD in Music from CU
  • Received Telegraph award for excellence in 2006
  • Sayani has been awarded the Benadryl Big Golden Voice of India Season 2 title (judged by Shankar Mahadevan).
  • Sayani has recently been nominated as the 'Best Budding Playback Singer' at the Mirchi Music Awards Bangla 2014
  • Her recent video "Reliving Rahman" has been appreciated by Music Maestro A. R. Rahman himself

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