Master of Quirk: All you need to know about Benny Dayal
For those of you who love Bollywood films and music, you would have grooved to songs like Badtameez Dil and Pappu Can’t Dance Sala many times before. Those songs started the party and got you on your feet every single time. Many of you must have wondered who the voice behind these songs was. He is the one and only Benny Dayal, and he will be performing all your favourite hits at Forum Sujana Mall on December 15th.
We’ve heard a lot about his hits and some of us have seen him rock the stage many times, but how much do we know about the man? Here are some awesome facts about Benny Dayal that you need to know-
- Benny Dayal was born and raised in Abu Dhabi, UAE. His parents come from the Kollam district of Kerala. He did his schooling at Abu Dhabi Indian School and did a B. Com and Masters in Journalism from Madras Christian College, Tambaram.
- Dayal used to work as an Event Coordinator with RR Donnelley. Before pursuing his career in music, he also worked in a BPO.
- He was a member of the band S5 which was launched by SS Music. He made his acting debut in the Malayalam film ‘By The People’.
- He was discovered by A. R. Rahman after S5 sang the songs for the film ‘By The People’. Dayal later became a regular vocalist for all of A. R. Rahman’s songs.
- Dayal won two awards – the RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for the song Kaise Mujhe Tum – Ghajini at the 54th Filmfare Awards and the Max Stardust Award for New Musical Sensation (Pappu can’t dance sala – Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na) at the 2009 Stardust Awards.
- Some of his famous Hindi songs include Lat Lat Gaye, Badtameez Dil and Ude Dil Befikre while some of his Telugu chartbusters include Kundanapu Bomma and Kalam Na Preyasive.
Benny Dayal has an impressive profile, and the chartbusters are there to prove it. If you want to catch this superstar live in concert, head to Forum Sujana Mall for Mirchi Live and Forum Rocks Live with Benny Dayal on December 15th at 7 P.M. You can book your tickets here. Hurry and grab your tickets to the performance of a lifetime now!