Full Name- Benny Dayal
Born- May 13th, 1984
Origin- Kollam, Kerala, India
Genres- Playback singing and Indi-pop
Years Active- 2003-Present
Benny Dayal is a Malayalam singer. He is a rage down south and he has worked with the living legend, A.R. Rahman in 2005-2006.
Benny Dayal was born on 13th May, 1984 in the city of Kollam, Kerala, India. He did his initial schooling from Abu Dhabi, UAE and later went to Madras Christian College to complete his graduation in B.Com. After he completed his graduation from MCC, he did a diploma in Journalism from the same college.
He also worked with RR Donnelley. Later he quit his job at the BPO and decided to dedicate his career to music completely. He got a golden chance to work with the music maestro A.R. Rahman early in his career and most of the songs he sang for him have been in Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and of course Hindi.
Film Songs with A.R. Rahman
Benny Dayal was given the Filmfare award in 2009 under the category 'RD Burman Award For New Music Talent'
Benny Dayal has gone live many times and has most of his live shows in southern cities. His first live performance was at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Calicut in 2009 when he performed at the annual festival of the institute, Raagam, 09.
Most of his live performances had been at various educational institutes because he thinks that he could connect directly with the youth through this medium.
He made his acting debut in the Malayalam movie 'By The People' and showed his charm as an actor as well along with his 'S5 Partners'. The flick was a suspense thriller and all the songs were sung by S5 members and it was during that time when A.R. Rahman noticed him, took an audition and as they say rest is history.
Benny Dayal has got many more upcoming projects in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam languages as far as his singing is concerned. After churning out some hit numbers of A.R. Rahman, he is well on his way to become a permanent singer to be featured in his upcoming films as well and it's a momentary achievement.
Benny Dayal Other Famous Bollywood Songs