Popularly known as ‘The Voice of Gulaabo’, Anusha Mani is a talented playback singer formally trained in Carnatic music, along with being a good lyricist & live performer. She gained recognition with her first song ‘Dhoka’ from the film ‘Johnny Gaddaar’ and since then has had a diverse career working with some of the most renowned music directors such as Amit Trivedi and Shankar Mahadevan.
Her big break came in 2007, when Shankar Mahadevan offered her the chance to sing the track ‘Dhoka’ from Johnny Gaddaar. She had also sung and written the track ‘Dil Mein Jaagi’ from ’Dev.D’, which won Amit Trivedi the ’National Film Award for Best Music Direction’.
While it was the song ‘Gulaabo’ from Shaandaar (2015) that got her instant
recognition, she has contributed some memorable songs in the past too, including ‘Lazy Lamhein’ from ‘Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic’, ‘Zara Dil Ko Thaam Lo’ from Don 2, ‘Lehrein’ from ‘Aisha’ and many more.
Besides playback singing, her single ‘Savera’ brought her great appreciation. She has also lent her voice for the song ‘Boureya’ from Zee5’s Broken But Beautiful 2 web-series. She was also a part of the TV show ‘MTV Angels of Rock' where along with singers Shalmali Kholgade , Jasmine Sandlas and Akasa, she set out on an epic road trip. Their participation in it shed light on various issues faced by women and celebrating womanhood across geographies.
Her unmatched abilities to sing emotional, soulful and peppy songs have made Anusha Mani one of the most sought after singers and live performers today.
Some Popular Tracks
- Tera Rasta Chhodoon Na
- Zara Dil Ko Thaam Lo
- Dil Mein Jaagi
- Kapoor & Sons
- Chennai Express
- Don 2
- Dev. D