Sayanora Philip

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Sayanora Philip
Birth nameSayanora
Born (1984-03-01) 1 March 1984 (age 36)
Kannur, Kerala, India
Genres Playback singing
Occupation(s)Singer
InstrumentsVocalist
Years active2004 – present
Website sayanoraphilip.com

Sayanora Philip (born 1 March 1984) is an Indian playback singer who works in Malayalam and Tamil film industry. [1] [2] [3]

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Early life

Sayanora was born in Kannur. She did her schooling in St. Teresa's Anglo Indian Girls High School and is a professional degree holder from S. N. College, Kannur. She was appreciated for her singing abilities. She participated in many singing competitions during her school days and won many prizes. Currently she lives in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Personal life

Sayanora is married to Winston Ashley de Cruz and has a daughter.

Discography

Song(s)FilmYearSingerLyricsMusician
I love You December Vettam 2004 MG Sreekumar, Jyotsna Radhakrishnan Rajeev Alunkal Berny–Ignatius
Lut Gayee Hulchul 2004 Gayathri Iyer, Poornima, Rajalakshmi Vidyasagar
Am I Dreaming Manjupoloru Penkutti 2004Sayanora PhilipShelton Pinheiro Alphons Joseph
Chocolate HeroMonalisa2004Unmesh Basheer Rajeev Alunkal Sandeep Chowdhary
Nee ManassakeyekiMonalisa2004 M. G. Sreekumar Rajeev Alunkal Sandeep Chowdhary
Saagaram MizhikalilQuotation2004SayanoraBrajesh Ramachandran, Arun, AmbroseSabish George
Arya Proud of Youth Arya 2006 Anwar Sadath, Chorus Mankombu Gopalakrishnan, Rajeev Alunkal Devi Sri Prasad
Oru Penkidaavu (D) Prajapathi 2006 Jassie Gift, Sujatha Mohan, Chorus Gireesh Puthenchery Thej Mervin
Mast Mast Chacko Randaaman 2006Franco Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma, Joffy TharakanSundar C Babu
Ethra Kaalam Naam (Sathyam Collections) Classmates (2006 film) 2006Franco, Renjini jose Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma Alex Paul
Changaathikkoottam Vannu Notebook (2006 film) 2006 Afsal, Rimi Tomy, Vidhu Prathap Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma Mejo Joseph
Mazhayude Cherumani Notebook (2006 film) 2006 Afsal, Rimi Tomy, Vidhu Prathap Vayalar Sarath Chandra Varma Mejo Joseph
Manohari (song) Baahubali: The Beginning 2015 Vijay Yesudas Mankombu Gopalakrishnan M. M. Keeravani
Kar raavin Pranayakalam 2007Sayanora, Franco Rafeeq Ahamed Ouseppachan
Mizhi malarukal Rani Padmini (film) 2015Sayanora Rafeeq Ahamed Bijibal
Aadivaram Jo and the Boy 2015SayanoraRahul Subramanian
O January Big B (film) 2007Sayanora Alphons Joseph
Athiradee Sivaji (film) 2007 A. R. Rahman A. R. Rahman
"Kattil Mel Adithadia" Agam Puram 2010Sayanora, Ranjith V. Elango Sundar C. Babu
Kannil Kannil Comrade in America 2017 Haricharan Rafeeq Ahamed Gopi Sunder
Unarukayano Udaharanam Sujatha 2017SayanoraBK Harinarayanan Gopi Sunder
Nee Njangada Udaharanam Sujatha 2017 V. Suresh Thampanoor, Sithara (singer), Divya S. Menon, Rajalakshmy Santosh varma Gopi Sundar

Films

Song(s)FilmYearSingerLyricsMusician
Honey Honey Ayan 2009 Devan Ekambaram Pa. VijayHarris Jayaraj
Adhiradikaaran Sivaji: The Boss 2007 AR Rahman VaaliAR Rahman

As Music Composer

FilmYear
Kuttanpillayude Sivarathri 2018

Albums/Singles

Song(s)AlbumYearSingerLyricsMusician
UyireSingle2016Sayanora PhilipSayanora PhilipSayanora Philip
Bhula DiyaSingle2018Sayanora Philip, Rayshad RaufZan HussainSreejith Pillai

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References

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