Ananya Nanda

Ananya Sritam Nanda known as Ananya Nanda is an Indian playback singer from Bhubaneswar, Odisha. She was the winner of Indian Idol Junior Season 2.[1][2]

Ananya Sritam Nanda
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Ananya Nanda with PM Narendra Modi
Ananya Nanda with PM Narendra Modi
Background information
Birth nameAnanya Sritam Nanda
BornBhubaneswar, Odisha, India
GenresFilmi, Pop
Years active2015–present

Early lifeEdit

Ananya's father, Prasanna Kumar Nanda, is a director in a government industrial department and her mother, Prasanti Mishra, is a housewife.[3][4] Ananya considers her elder sister Amrita Pritam Nanda, as her inspiration. Ananya who has been training in singing under Hindustani exponents Guru Pandit Dr. Chitta Ranjan Pani and Guru Nilamani Ojha. She started her study from DAV Public School, Pokhariput, Bhubaneswar. She completed her 12th grade at Kiit International School, Bhubaneswar where she became her school’s topper. Now she is studying in Mumbai.[5][6][7]


Ananya won the Season 2 of Indian Idol Junior in 2015.[8] During competing in Indian Idol Junior she got a two year record deal with Universal Music India.[9] After winning Indian Idol Junior, she released her debut album 'Mausam Mastana' under the Universal Music label. The song was originally sang by veteran playback singer Asha Bhosle from the 1982 movie Satte Pe Satta. The additional music and lyrics were composed and written by DJ AKS.[10] She started as a Bollywood playback singer in film ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ for the music director Amaal Mallik. She is also regular playback singer for Ollywood Industry, has sung in many films like ‘Agastya’, Baby (2016 film), Kathadeli Matha Chuin.[11] When she won the competition received calls to visit Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of India and Naveen Patnaik, Chief minister of Odisha.[12][13][14] In 2019, she participated in Colors TV reality show Rising Star where she was in Top 5.


Year Song(s) Film(s) Composer(s) Co-singer(s)
2016 "Tere Ishq Ki" Mausam Mastana[15][16] DJ AKS Jusa Dementor
"Padhoge Likhoge" M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story[17] Amaal Mallik Adhityan Prithviraj
"Sun Zara"
"Mu Kahinki Ete"
Baby (2016 film)[18] Prem Anand Humane Sagar
"Dhire Dhire"
"Tipi Tipi"
Agastya[19][20] Prem Anand Humane Sagar
2017 "Tu mo love story"
"Jadi Ae Jibanare"
"Tike Tike Achinha"
Tu Mo Love Story[21][22] Prem Anand Humane Sagar
Biswajit Mohapatra
"Kathadeli Matha Chhuin"
"Tori Hrudaye"
Kathadeli Matha Chuin[23] Prem Anand Kumar Bapi
"Romeo Juliet Title"
"Nanhimo Pade"
"Tu Kahibu ta"
Romeo Juliet Prem Anand Humane Sagar
"Tu Mora kieki"
"Rabba Rabba"
Abhaya[24] Prem Anand Humane Sagar
"Kabula Barabula"
"Zalima zalima"
"O Saiba"
Kabula Barabula[25] Prem Anand Humane Sagar
"Tu Mo hero"
"Anjana Thili"
Tu Mo hero[26] Baidyanath Dash Humane Sagar

External linksEdit


  1. ^ "Indian Idol Junior 2: Odisha girl Ananya Nanda is the winner". The Indian Express. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  2. ^ "Odisha's 14-year-old Ananya Sritam Nanda crowned 'Indian Idol Junior". 7 September 2015. Retrieved 7 September 2015. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Ananya Nanda to focus on music & studies". Orissa POST. 7 September 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  4. ^ Buzz, Bhubaneswar (6 September 2015). "Ananya Sritam Nanda of Bhubaneswar wins Indian Idol Junior 2015". Bhubaneswar Buzz. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  5. ^ "And the winner is...Ananya Sritam Nanda". Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  6. ^ "7 things you didn't know about Indian Idol Junior 2 winner Ananya Nanda". Retrieved 24 June 2017. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  7. ^ Indo-Asian News Service (16 September 2015). "Indian Idol Junior winner Ananya Nanda meets PM Modi". India Today. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  8. ^ "Indian Idol winner Ananya Nanda, Universal India ink deal". 10 September 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  9. ^ Prakashan, Priya (9 September 2015). "Indian Idol Junior 2 winner Ananya Nanda signs two-year record deal with Universal". Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  10. ^ "Indian Idol Junior season 2 winner Ananya Nanda releases debut single". mid-day. 15 June 2016. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  11. ^ Bureau, Odisha Sun Times. "Indian idol winner Ananya sings for Odia movie 'Agastya'". Retrieved 7 January 2019.
  12. ^ "Indian Idol Junior winner Ananya Nanda meets PM Modi | IndiaTV News". 15 September 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  13. ^ Bureau, Odisha Sun Times. "CM felicitates Odisha's singing sensation Ananya Nanda |". Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  14. ^ "Indian Idol Junior winner Ananya Nanda meets PM Narendra Modi -". 16 September 2015. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  15. ^ "Shazam". Shazam. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  16. ^ "Shazam". Shazam. Retrieved 1 March 2019.
  17. ^ M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) by Amaal Mallik, retrieved 1 March 2019
  18. ^ Baby, retrieved 1 March 2019
  19. ^ Array, Agastya - All Songs - Download or Listen Free - JioSaavn, retrieved 28 February 2019
  20. ^ "Playlist Agastya oriya film on". Retrieved 28 February 2019.
  21. ^ Tu Mo Love Story, retrieved 1 March 2019
  22. ^ Hungama, Tu Mo Love Story, retrieved 1 March 2019
  23. ^ Hungama, Katha Deli Matha Chhuin, retrieved 1 March 2019
  24. ^ Hungama, Abhaya, retrieved 1 March 2019
  25. ^ Array, Kabula Barabula Searching Laila - All Songs - Download or Listen Free - JioSaavn, retrieved 1 March 2019
  26. ^ Tu Mo Hero, retrieved 1 March 2019