Niranj Suresh

Niranj Suresh (born 1990) is an Indian musician, playback singer, director and actor.[1] Niranj is the lead vocalist of the Indian rock band from Kochi Motherjane. He is also the lead vocalist and songwriter of a progressive rock band called Blank planet. He also started his own solo venture "Nrj Project" in 2017.

Niranj Suresh
നിരഞ്ജ് സുരേഷ്
Birth nameNiranj A. Suresh
Born(1990-03-06)6 March 1990
Ernakulam, Kerala, India
GenresIndian music, playback singing
Occupation(s)Singer, Actor, Director
Years active2013–present

Niranj started his career in playback singing after singing in the movie Asha Black. In a short span of four years, Niranj has made his presence felt in the Malayalam music industry with his distinct vocal style and has also made his Tamil debut.

Personal lifeEdit

Niranj Suresh was born in Edappally, Kerala in 1990. He is the eldest child of Dr. Suresh Narayanan, Physics Professor and Dr. Anila Suresh, Physics Professor and Research Guide at Union Christian College, Aluva and has a younger sibling Nikhil.A.Suresh. Niranj did his schooling from Bhavans Vidya Mandir, Elamakkara , Kochi and later Engineering course from Mar Athanasius College of Engineering, Kothamangalam.[2]

He was a Junior Division NCC Cadet and bagged Chief Minister's gold medal for the best cadet of the state (2005). He also represented Kerala in the Republic day parade, Delhi (2005).[citation needed]

He got married in April 2018 in Kerala to Dr. Radhika Lal, an ENT specialist.[citation needed]

CareerEdit

He found his taste for music from his childhood days. During his college days, he was part of the college band and later joined a metal core band NEMESIS. In 2013, he joined Blank planet as their lead vocalist and songwriter. They released a single called MAYA on 23 December 2015 which was directed and edited by Niranj himself. They are currently working on their EP which is scheduled to release by 2017.

Niranj entered into Playback singing after singing for the film Asha Black. His vocals were noted after singing for the Malayalam film Thoppil Joppan which was a blues style rendition. He has sung for various music directors like Vidyasagar, Gopi Sundar, Shaan Rahman, Deepak Dev and Bijibal and has many hit songs under his name like "Thechille penne", "Innalekalil", "Roshomon", "Sa Re Ga Ma" followed by many more songs in recent malayalam movies. He also made his debut in Tamil music under the guidance of Vishal Chandrasekhar, with the song "Pattikichu Pathiya" for the movie Kee.

Niranj's music ranges between a variety of genres like from Western music, blues, punk rock and Heavy metal music. He is currently working on his solo album which is about to get released soon[3]

DiscographyEdit

Year Film Song Music Director
2014 Asha Black "Nannaavoolla" Jecin George
Beware of Dogs "Maarimukil" Bijibal
2015 2 Countries "Title Song" Gopi Sundar
Rock Star "Bhoogolam" Prashant Pillai
2016 Anuraga Karikkin Vellam "Neeyo Njaano" Prashant Pillai
Thoppil Joppan[4] "Thoppil Joppan" Vidyasagar
2017 Sakhavu "Lokam Ennum" Prashant Pillai
Sakhavu "Theyyam Thinthaka" Prashant Pillai
Godha "Innalekalil" Shaan Rahman
Aby "Leysa Aleysa" Bijibal
Role Models[5] "Thechille Penne" Gopi Sundar
Kadamkadha "Palamaathiri" Deepankuran
Villain "Angakale" 4 Musics
"Villain Promo Song"
Diwanjimoola Grand Prix "Innale Innale " Gopi Sundar
"Kaatte Poora Kaatte"
Solo "Roshmon" Prashant Pillai
Theeram "Poru Nirayum" Sankar Sharma
Masterpiece "Theme Song" Deepak Dev
History of Joy "Puthumazhayitha" Jovey George Sujo
2018 Street Lights "Kaalam" Adarsh Abraham
Kee "Pathikichu Pathiya" Vishal Chandrashekar
Charminar "Poove Poove" Jecin George
Kala Viplavam Pranayam "Idam Valam" Athul Anand
"Thirakal"
"Vaanolam"
Kuttanadan Marpappa "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa" Rahul Raj
Naam "Ellarum Onnaane" Sandeep and Ashwin
"Getout House"
"Adichu Polichu"
"Thudikottunne"
"Oru Naalil"
BTech "Azadi" Rahul Raj
Cuban Colony "Thottu Thottu Poyee" Aloshya Kaavumpurath
Mandharam "Kanne Kanne" Mujeeb Majeed
Joseph "Poomuthole" Ranjin Raj
Ennalum Sarath "Sasiyane" Ousepachan
Payal Kunjunni "Ozhi Macha Ozhi" Sharreth
Nithya Haritha Nayakan "Iniyum" Ranjin Raj
2019 Vijay Superum Pournamiyum "Paniyaake Paali" Prince George
Oru Caribbean Udayippu "Thozhare" 4 Musics
Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu "Aaraaro Ardhramayi" Gopi Sundar
Fancy Dress "Ullile Moham Kunnolam" Ratheesh Vegha
Kalki "Red Blue Black" Jakes Bejoy
Jack & Daniel "Aarambambo" Shaan Rahman
Kettyolaanu Ente Malakha "Pathivo Maarum" William Francis
Sullu "Mariville" Abhirami Suresh
My Santa "Santa Superstar" Vidyasagar
2020 Dhamaka "Kattumundedye" Gopi Sundar
World Famous Lover "Boggu Ganilo" Gopi Sundar
Un Kadhal Irunthal "Kathal Sol Solamale" Bijibal

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Song Result
2018 Asianet Comedy Awards Award for Best Comic Song "Thechille Penne" Won
Mangalam Music Awards Award for Best Trendy Singer "Thechille Penne" Won

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Niranj Suresh's double hatrick". Deccan Chronicle. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  2. ^ "They will rock you". The Hindu. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  3. ^ "'Thoppil Joppan' music review: Vidyasagar in his comfort zone". Manorama Online. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Vidyasagar sir moulded my voice well: Niranj Suresh". Times of India. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.
  5. ^ "Why this song from Fahadh-Namitha starrer is the talking point in social media". Mathrubhumi. 19 October 2016. Retrieved 19 October 2016.

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