|Parent(s)||Babu Rajendran |
Manjari (born 17 April 1986[ citation needed ]) is an Indian playback singer and Hindustani vocalist.    Her first stage performance was with Shiva, the Kolkata - based rock band, when she was in class eight. 
Manjari was introduced into the world of film music by Ilaiyaraaja in the Sathyan Anthikad movie, 'Achuvinte Amma'. She sang two songs in the movie, a duet 'Swasathin Thalam' with Dr. K.J. Yesudas and a solo 'Tamarakuruvikku' in the movie. Since her début, she has worked with the likes of Ramesh Narayan, Ilayaraaja, M. G. Radhakrishnan, Kaithapram Viswanathan, Vidyasagar, M. Jayachandran, Ouseppachan, Mohan Sithara and the late Raveendran Master and Johnson Master. She has also sung for albums such as Balabhaskar's Mazhayil Aaro Oral. She has over 300+ Malayalam, Tamil and Telugu films and several albums to her credit. Since 2004, Manjari has performed Hindustani Classical concerts in India and the world over under the banner of "Soorya". Manjari also gained popularity as a Ghazal singer. She performed an exclusive Ghazal show titled 'Khayal' in 'Media One TV' featuring popular Ghazals of yesteryears. 
Manjari won the Kerala State Film Award for the best female singer twice; first in 2004, for the song Mukilin makale in the film Makalku and second in 2008 for the song Mullulla Murikkinmel in Vilapangalkappuram .  Manjari is a playback singer and Live performer. She has set up her own band for Ghazal Concerts and performs at various venues in India and abroad. Manjari continues to pursue her studies in Hindustani Classical Music under the tutelage of Pandit Ramesh Julé of Kirana Gharana. 
In 2016 she won the Sahir and Adeeb International Award for her contribution to Urdu and the genre of ghazals. Among the four recipients, she was the only Indian to receive the award in 2016. She is also the youngest Indian to receive the award. In the past Adeeb International has awarded the Sahir and Adeeb awards to almost 60 eminent personalities and legends like Gulzar, Javed Akhtar, Kaifi Azmi, B R Chopra, Shabana Azmi, Sharmila Tagore, Begum Bushra Rehman amongst others. 
Manjari was born to Babu Rajendran and Dr. Latha; she also has a younger sister named Madhuri. She is an alumnus of Indian School, Al Wadi Al Kabir in the Sultanate of Oman.
Manjari is married to her childhood friend Jerin.
|2004||Vamanapuram Bus Route||1||"Thane Thamburu"||Sanjeev lal||Gireesh Puthanchery|
|Shambu (film)||2||"Pallakk"||Jassie Gift||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri||Karthik|
|2005||Makalkku||3||"Mukilin Makale"||Ramesh Narayan|
|Achuvinte Amma||4||"Thamarakuruvikk"||Ilayaraja||Gireesh Puthanchery||Chorus|
|5||"Swasathin Thalam"||K. J. Yesudas|
|Ponmudipuzhayorathu||6||"Oru Chiri Kandal"||Vijay Yesudas|
|7||"Vazhimaroo Vazhimaroo"||Vidhu Prathap, Vijay Yesudas, Asha Menone|
|8||"Maankutty Mainakutty"||Vidhu Prathap, Ilayaraja, Asha Menone|
|Ananthabhadram||10||"Pinakkamano Ennodinakkamano"||M. G. Radhakrishnan||M.G.Sreekumar|
|Daivanamathil||11||"Eazham Baharinte"||Kaithapram Viswanthan||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri|
|Thommanum Makkalum||12||"Nerazhak (Duet version)"||Alex Paul||Biju Narayanan|
|Twinkle Twinkle Little Star (film)||13||"Chilanka Chilanka"||Ilayaraja||B.R.Prasad||Afsal, Vijay Yesudas, Asha Menone|
|Vacation||14||"Virahathamburu"||Dr G Renjith||Sohan Roy|
|Seelabathi||15||"Nirayouvanathinte"||Ramesh Narayan||Prabha Varma||Madhu Balakrishnan|
|Izhra||16||"Vellithinkal (female version) "||Sunny Viswanath||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri||Delsi Nainan|
|Moksham||17||"Mayyanikannurang"||Balabhaskar||Kavalam Narayana Panicker|
|Chatrapati (Dubbed Malayalam Version)||18||"A Pluso"||M. M. Keeravani||Sudhamsu||Anwar Sadath|
|2006||Rasathanthram||19||"Ponnavani Padamneele"||Ilayaraja||Gireesh Puthanchery||Madhu Balakrishnan|
|Vadakkumnathan||21||"Paahiparam Porule"||Raveendran||Raveendran, Sindhu Premkumar|
|Vrindavanam (2006 film)||22||"Ramzan Nilavinte (Duet version)"||C.V.Renjith||Madhu Balakrishnan|
|23||"Ramzan Nilavinte"(Female version)|
|Out of Syllabus||24||"Poyvaruvaan"(Female version)||Bennet Veetraag||Rafeeq Ahammed|
|Thanthra||25||"Gooda Manthra"(Duet version)||Alex Paul||Subhash Cherthala||Madhu Balakrishnan|
|Nilavupole||26||"Maaghamaasa Vela"||Raj–Koti||Rajeev Alungal||Madhu Balakrishnan|
|27||"Oo Premam Pakaran"||Vidhu Prathap|
|Classmates||29||"Chillujalaka Vathil"||Alex Paul||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma|
|Photographer (film)||31||"Enthe Kannanu"||Johnson||Kaithapram Damodaran Namboothiri||K. J. Yesudas|
|32||"Enthe Kannanu"(Female version)|
|Karutha Pakshikal||33||"Mazhayil Rathrimazhayil"||Mohan Sithara||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma|
|Oruvan (2006 film)||34||"Kannippenne"||Ouseppachan||Ouseppachan|
|Moonnamathoral||35||"Nilaavinte"(Duet version)||Gireesh Puthanchery||G. Venugopal|
|Notebook (2006 film)||37||"Iniyum mounamo"||Mejo Joseph||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma||K. J. Yesudas|
|Pothan Vava||38||"Nerane Ellam Nerane"||Alex Paul||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma||Madhu Balakrishnan, Reju Joseph|
|Jayam (2006 film)||39||"Kanneril"(female version)||Sonu Sisupal||B.R.Prasad|
|Baba Kalyani (film)||41||"Kainiraye Vennatharam"||Alex Paul||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma|
|Baalyam||42||"Mazhavillin"||Sanjeev Lal||Biju Bhasker|
|Lakshmi (2006 film) [D]||43||"Thaara Thazhukum Thaara"||Ramana Gogula||Rajeev Alungal||Biju Narayanan|
|44||"Thulumbidum"||Shankar Mahadevan, Jassie Gift|
|Boss I Love You [D]||45||"Allimottu"||Kalyani Malik||Rajiv Alungal||Anwar Sadath|
|Devadas [D]||47||"Parayam Oru"||Chakri||Gireesh Puthanchery||G.Venugopal|
|49||"Manasse Manasse"(Version 2)|
|2007||Paradesi (2007 film)||52||"Aandakanneerin"||Ramesh Narayan||Rafeeq Ahammed||Sujatha Mohan|
|Mayavi (2007 film)||53||"Muttathemulle chollu"(Duet version)||Alex Paul||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma||K. J. Yesudas|
|54||"Muttathemulle chollu"(Female version)|
|Changathipoocha||55||"Shararaanthal Minninilkkum"||Ouseppachan||Gireesh Puthanchery||Vineeth Sreenivasan|
|Abraham & Lincoln||56||"Uduraajamukhi"||Balachandran Chullikkadu|
|Vinodayathra||57||"Kayyethakombatho"||Ilayaraja||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma|
|Hallo (2007 film)||58||"Mazhavillin Neelima"||Alex Paul||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma||Afsal, Sangeetha Sreekanth|
|59||"Bhajan"||Akhila Anand, Andriya|
|Veeralipattu (2007 film)||60||"Aalilayum Kattalayum"(Female version)||Viswajith|
|61||"Aalilayum Kattalayum"(Duet version)||Vineeth Sreenivasan|
|Nasrani (film)||62||"Earanmeghame"||Bijibal||Anil Panachooran||Chorus|
|Ali Bhai||63||"Puniirikkana"||Alex Paul||Gireesh Puthanchery||M. G. Sreekumar, Liji Francis|
|Romeoo||64||"Palkkadalilunarum" (Duet version)||Alex Paul||Vayalar Sarathchandra Varma||Sankaran Namboothiri|
|65||"Palakadalilunarum" (Female version)|
|Sooryan (2007 film)||66||"Ishttakkarikku"||Ilayaraja||Gireesh Puthanchery||Madhu Balakrishnan|
|Thakarachenda||67||"Kunju Kunju Pakshi"||Siby Kuruvila||Vijeesh Calicut|
|A. K. G. (film)||68||"Varunennurappulla"||Johnson||Kunjappa Pattanoor|
|Challenge [D]||69||"Kunnamkulam"||M. M. Keeravani||Siju Thuravoor|
|Yogi (2007 film) [D]||70||"Ida Kothiya"||Ramana Gogula||Siju Thuravoor||Afsal|
|Bunny [D]||71||"Nee Arijuvo"||Devisri Prasad||Siju Thuravoor||Devanand|
|Hero [D]||72||"Gilli Gilli"||Chakri||Siju Thuravoor||Afsal|
|Malleswari : The Princess [D]||73||"Vellikolussaninju"||Raj–Koti||Rajeev Alungal||Vidhu Prathap|
|Happy Days [D]||74||"Vidachollam"||Mickey. J. Meyer||Rajeev Alungal||Shankar Mahadevan|
|Deviyin Thiruvilaiyadal [D]||76||"Kalam Kanakkezhuthum"||M.S.Viswanathan||Bharanikkavu Sivakumar|
|Naayakan [D]||77||"Nisanadi"||Ilayaraja||Bharanikkavu Sivakumar||Pradeep Palluruthy|
|Snehamanassu [D]||79||"Chandanameghathin"||M. M. Keeravani||Bharanikkavu Sivakumar||Ravisankar|
|2022||Tha Thavalayude Tha||"Mizhiyilaaranu"||Nikhil Rajan||Beeyar Prasad||Kapil Kapilan|
|2004||Vamanapuram Bus Route||Thane En|
|2005||Ponmudipuzhayorathu||Oru Chiri Kandal|
|2005||Achuvinte Amma||Thamarakuruvikku||Asianet Award|
|2005||Achuvinte Amma||Swasathin Thalam|
|2005||Makalkku||Mukilin Makalee||Kerala State Award |
|2005||Kochi Rajavu||Kinavin Kilikale|
|2006||Out of Syllabus||Poi varuvaan||Hamma hamma ho|
|2006||Rasathanthram||Attinkara||Asianet Award |
|2006||Vadakkumnathan||Paahi Param Porule|
|2006||Baba Kalyani||Kai Niraye|
|2006||Classmates||Chillu Jalaka Vathilil|
|2006||Note Book||Iniyum Mounamo|
|2007||Hello||Mazhavillin Neelima, Bhajan|
|2008||Positive||Orikkal née paranju|
|2008||Vilapangalkappuram||Mullulla Murikkinmel||Kerala State Award|
|2008||Urangan Nee Enikku|
|2009||Pazhassi Raja||Ambum Kombum|
|2009||Love in Singapore||Magic Magic|
|2009||Bharya Swantham Suhurthu||Mandara Manavatty|
|2009||My Big Father||Nirathingale|
|2010||Yakshiyum Njanum||Thenundo Poove|
|2010||Music Video||Chandala-bhikshuki (based on Mahakavi Kumaran Asan's poem)||Ajayan (director), Actors: Tom George Kolath as Ananda bhikshu (Buddha's disciple) and Jyothirmayi as Matangi (Chandala woman)|
|2010||Plus Two||Manjadi Choppulla|
|2010||D Nova||Oru Nertha|
|2011||Urumi||Chinni Chinni||*Various Awards – See Below|
|2011||China Town||Innu Penninu|
|2011||Uppukandam Brothers 2||Ishtam Nin Ishtam|
|2011||Raghuvinte Swantham Rasiya||Kaatte Nee Kando|
|2011||Manushya Mrigam||Aalin Kombil|
|2011||Vellaripravinte Changathi||Naanam Chaalicha|
|2012||Padmasree Saroj Kumar||Mozhikalum|
|2012||Navagatharkku Swagatham||Pokku Veyil|
|2012||Naughty Professor||Thalam Thiru Thalam|
|2012||Cinema Company||Soni Lagdi|
|2012||Manthrikan||Mukundante Vesham Kettum|
|2012||Maad Dad||Oru Naalum|
|2013||Bangles||Ninakkai Ente Janmam|
|2013||Ladies and Gentleman||Kandathinappuram|
|2013||Thomson Villa||Poo Thumbi Va|
|2014||How Old are You||Va Vayassu Chollidan|
|2014||Avarude Veedu||Melle Manasinte|
|2015||Njan Samvidhanam Cheyyum||Maranno Swarangal|
|2015||Chirakodinja Kinavukal||Omale Aromale|
|2016||Puthiya Niyamam||Penninu Chilambunde|
|2016||King Liar||Perumnuna Puzha|
|2019||Pathinettam Padi||Vanchi bhoomi pathe|
|2019||March Randam vazham||Tharapadam paadum||Kerala Film Critics Association Award|
|2022||Tha Thavalayude Tha||Mizhiyilaaranu|
In 2014, Manjari released her first Hindi Single titled 'Aiy Aiy Yaa'  with Crescendo Music. The Lyrics of Alok Jha is composed by Santosh Nair. The video was shot in exotic locations of Dubai.
In 2015, Manjari released a Malayalam single titled 'Anuragam' which was composed and sung by the artist. She also featured in the video shot in Munnar under the direction of VK Prakash.
She has also sung title songs for several Malayalam television series like Swami Ayyapan, Ente Manasaputhri, Krishnakripasagaram, Jalam and Sreekrishnaleela.
Manjari released her very first original Ghazal titled “Ab Etbaar Nahi” on 22 September 2020. This musical which is her own composition penned by Moid Rasheedi, won millions of hearts within the first day of release.
Kerala State Film Awards:
Asianet Film Awards:
Mathrubhumi Film Awards:
Kerala Film Critics Association Awards:
Sahir and Adeeb International Award:
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