Jency Anthony

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Jency Anthony is a South Indian film playback singer who has worked with film composers like Ilayaraaja in Tamil films.

Jency Anthony
Born (1961-05-13) 13 May 1961 (age 59)
Kerala, India
Occupation(s)Playback singer
Years active1978–1982

CareerEdit

Anthony hails from a family of musicians and music came into her life at a very young age. She was introduced to the Tamil movie industry in the song "Vaanathu Poonkili" in the movie Thiripurasundari scored by Ilayaraja.[1] Her songs that followed were in many blockbuster movies like Mullum Malarum and Priya.[2]

In September 2010, Srikanth Deva read one of the Jency interview and decided to give the talented singer a break in one of the movies that he was composing for. After the song recording was over, both director, John Mahendran and music director were heard saying that even after all these years Jency's voice had not aged.[3]

Personal lifeEdit

She is married to Gregory Thomas, a businessman in 1983. They have two children, namely Nithin (son/elder) and Nubiya (daughter/younger).

DiscographyEdit

Tamil songsEdit

Most of her Tamil film songs are scored by Ilayaraja.

Year Movie Song Music director Co-singers
1978 Tripura Sundari (film) Vaanathu Poonkili Ilaiyaraaja S. Janaki
Mullum Malarum Adi Penney
Vattathukkul Sathuram Aada sonnare
Sonnadhu Nee Thanaa Alankaara Pon Oonjale
Priya Ennuyir Neethaane K. J. Yesudas
1979 Puthiya Vaarpugal Thamthana namthana B. Vasantha
Idhayam poguthey
Niram Maaratha Pookkal Aayiram malargaley Malaysia Vasudevan, S.P. Sailaja
Iru paravaigal
Anbe Sangeetha Geetha Sangeetha Jayachandran
Kadavul Amaitha Medai Mayile mayile S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Pagalil Oru Iravu Thottam konda rasave Ilayaraja
Azhage Unnai Aarathikkiren Hey masthana S. P. Balasubrahmanyam, P. Jayachandran, Vani Jayaram
Mugathil Mugam Paarkkalaam Akka oru rajaathi
Poonthalir Gnan Gnan Paadanum
1980 Ellam Un Kairasi Naan Unnai Thirumba Thirumba
Jhonny En Vaanile
Karumbu Vil Meenkodi Theril
Ullasa Paravaigal DeiveeGa RaaGam
Thai Pongal Theertha Karai Thanile
Karadi Kaathaaduthu Aasai Koothaaduthu Gangai Amaran M. C. Balu
1981 Panimalar Paniyum naane malarum neeye Shankar Ganesh S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Tick! Tick! Tick! Poo Malarndhida Nadamidum Ilayaraaja K. J. Yesudas
Alaigal Oivathillai Kaathal Ooviyam Ilayaraja
Vaadi En Kapakilange Bhaskar, Gangai Amaran, Ilayaraja
1982 Eera Vizhi Kaaviyangal En Gaanam Engu Arangerum Ilayaraja
Enkeyo Ketta Kural Aathora Kaathada
Metti Kalyanam Ennai Mudddikka Radhika, Rajesh
Echchil Iravugal Poothu Nikkuthu Kaadu Malaysia Vasudevan
Ponni (unreleased) Poochoodi Pottum Vechu

Malayalam songsEdit

Year Film Song Music Director Co-Singer Note
1974 Kunjikkaikal Kunnimanikkunje K. K. Antony
1977 Aval Oru Devaalayam Dukhathin Mezhuthiri M. K. Arjunan L. R. Anjali
1977 Aval Oru Devaalayam Naarayanakkili M. K. Arjunan P. Susheela
1977 Harshabaashpam Ekaadashi Dinamunarnnu M. K. Arjunan
1977 Aasheervaadam Vayaru Vishakkunnu M. K. Arjunan
1977 Vezhambal (Ahalyamoksham) Thiruvaakacharthinu M. K. Arjunan
1977 Oru Jaathi Oru Matham Maangalyam Chaarthiya Kannur Rajan K. J. Yesudas
1983 Veenapoovu Swapnamkondu Thulaabhaaram Vidyadharan
1983 Veenapoovu Kannimaasathil Vidyadharan K. J. Yesudas
1983 Eettillam Raaraatti Raaraatti A. T. Ummer
1983 Visa Thaleeppeelikkaattinulliloru Jithin Shyam K. J. Yesudas
1984 Mounam Sammatham Shyaamam Sundaram K. G. Markose
1985 Enikkum Enikkum idaykku Thumbappoo M. G. Radhakrishnan
1985 Mizhiyezhuthiya kaavyam Oru Pallavi Paadaamo Prasad EP Gopan
1985 Mizhiyezhuthiya kaavyam Raajakkuyile Neeyarinjo Prasad EP
1985 Mizhiyezhuthiya kaavyam Thenoorum Mohavum Prasad EP
1985 Kothi Theerumvare Aakaasha Gangayil Kodakara Madhavan K. J. Yesudas
1986 Pappan Priyappetta Pappan Puthan Manavaatti Alleppey Ranganath Sindhu Devi
1987 Aankiliyude Tharattu Go Back Shyam
1987 Maharshi Naadodi Sheelum Berny Ignatius Unni Menon
1987 Maharshi Urangu Urangu Berny Ignatius

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Jency Anthony: Ilaiyaraaja's hit singer to a school teacher". Sify. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  2. ^ "The hit singer who went mute for no reason". OnManorama. Retrieved 10 October 2019.
  3. ^ IANS (21 April 2019). "Jency Anthony: Hit singer to school teacher (Where are they now)". Business Standard India. Retrieved 10 October 2019.

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