|Also known as||Suzanne Dmello, Suzie Q|
|Born||15 October 1978|
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
|Genres||Pop, Jazz, R&B.|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Song Writer, Vocal Arranger, Lyricst|
Over the years, Suzanne has worked with several music directors including A.R. Rahman, Pritam, Sajid Wajid, Ilaiyaraaja, Harris Jayaraj, Yuvan Shankar Raja, Salim-Sulaiman, Anu Malik, Bappi Lahiri and Vishal-Shekhar. She has sung up to 50 songs as a playback singer in Bollywood. In 2005, Suzanne sang her first playback song for music director Pritam – "Khalish" from the film ' Chocolate'. The song that first got her recognised was "Mahiya" from the film ' Awaarapan', for which she received her First nomination at the Stardust Awards in 2008. This was followed by a string of superhits like " Jee Karda" from 'Singh Is Kinng', "Pyaar Karke" from 'Pyaar Ke Side Effects', "Signaal" from 'Bhagam Bhag', "Meow" from 'Golmaal Returns'.
Her super hit "Aye Bachchu" from the Blockbuster 'Ghajini', earned her a nomination at the Tata Indicom Mirchi Music Awards 2009. Following this was yet another String of Super Hit Songs like "Surili Ankhiyon Wale" from 'Veer', "Rishtey Naatey" from 'De Dana Dan', "Chiggy Wiggy" from Blue where Suzanne collaborated yet again with A.R.Rahman and Australian Pop Star, Kylie Minogue, and "Naina Miley" from 'Robot'. Her Super Hit Songs that have topped the charts are "Challa" from 'Crook' and "No Problem" from 'No Problem'. Besides Bollywood, Suzanne has a few Hits even in the South. She received great recognition and appreciation for her vocals on "Hosannah" from "Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya" (Tamil), "Nalamdhana" from 'Silambattam' (Tamil) and currently for the song "Ayyayo Ayyayo" from 'Veera Parampare' (Kannada).
Besides Bollywood, D'Mello has two songs "Latika's Theme" and "Dreams on Fire" in the Oscar and Grammy Award-winning soundtrack of the Hollywood film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). She was also part of A. R. Rahman's Jai Ho tour.
Suzanne also tours with her Band performing Western music covering genres like RnB, Retro, Jazz, Pop, Country and Broadway.
Suzanne is also the Vocal Producer and Arranger for India's popular a cappella group Raaga Trippin'. The band covers both Western and Bollywood songs in Acapella which is simply music without instruments using the voice only. Suzanne has toured India and the world with these Bands and is currently working on her own album.
|Year||Song Name||Film Name|
|2002||Yahan Pe Sab Shanti Shanti Hai||Raaz|
|2005||Jhoom||Ek Khiladi Ek Haseena|
|2006||Pyaar Karke||Pyaar Ke Side Effects|
|2006||Paisa Paisa||Apna Sapna Money Money|
|2006||Dil Laga Na||Dhoom 2|
|2007||"You're My Love"||Partner|
|2007||"Do You Wanna Partner"||Partner|
|2007||"Dupatta Tera Nau Rang Da"||Partner|
|2008||Tu Mera Jumbo||Jumbo|
|2008||Jee Karda||Singh Is Kinng|
|2008||"Meow" (English and Hindi)||Golmaal Returns|
|2008||Khushi||Drona (Backup singer)|
|2008||Rubaru||Ru Ba Ru|
|2008||Na Dekho||Ru Ba Ru|
|2008||Khwab Dekhe [Sexy Lady]||Race (Backing and English Vocals)|
|2008||Mujhpe Toh Jadoo||Race (Backing and English Vocals)|
|2008||Race Saason Ki||Race (Backing and English Vocals)|
|2008||Zara Zara Touch Me||Race (Backing and English Vocals)|
|2009||Dil Dara Ve||Maan Sanmaan ( Marathi)|
|2009||"Kites in the Sky"||Kites|
|2009||"Surili Akhiyon Wale"||Veer|
|2009||Rishte Naate||De Dana Dan|
|2009||"Prem Ki Naiyya"||Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani|
|2009||Poorza Poorza||Life Partner (English Vocals)|
|2009||"Le Le Mazaa"||Wanted (Backing and Spanish Vocals)|
|2009||Bhangra Bistar||Dil Bole Hadippa! (Backing Vocals)|
|2009||Aahun Aahun||Love Aaj Kal|
|2009||Twist||Love Aaj Kal (English Vocals) by Saif Ali Khan|
|2009||Aalam Guzrne Ko||Kal Kissne Dekha|
|2009||Soniye Billori||Kal Kissne Dekha|
|2009||"Don't Say Alvida"||Main Aurr Mrs Khanna|
|2009||Latika's Theme||Slumdog Millionaire|
|2009||Dreams on Fire||Slumdog Millionaire|
|2010||"No Problem"||No Problem|
|2010||Ayyayyo Ayyayyo||Veera Parampare|
|2010||Naina Mile||Endhiran(Robot In Hindi)|
|2010||Attrah Baras Ki||Hello Darling|
|2010||Sajde (Remix)||Khatta Meetha (English Vocals)|
|2010||Ee Hridayam||Ye Maaya Chesave (soundtrack) (Telugu)|
|2010||Tum chain ho||Milenge Milenge|
|2010||Hosanna||Vinnaithaandi Varuvaaya (soundtrack)(Tamil)|
|2011||Tum Ho||Rockstar (soundtrack)|
|2011||Chak Glassi||Pyaar Ka Punchnama|
|2011||Tum Ho Mera Pyaar||Haunted|
|2011||Full Volume||Thank You|
|2011||"Mazhai Varum Arikuri"||Veppam (Tamil)|
|2012||Jaavedaan Hai||1920: Evil Returns|
|2012||Cigarette Ki Tarah||Cigarette Ki Tarah|
|2012||Right Now||Housefull 2|
|2012||Hosanna||Ekk Deewana Tha (soundtrack)|
|2012||Tum jo mere saath o||Ehsas|
|2013||Kadal Naan Dhaan||Endrendrum Punnagai (Tamil)|
|2014||Khalifa (Rap And Chorus Portions)||Lekar Hum Deewana Dil (soundtrack)|
|2015||Matargashti (Backing Vocals For NaNaNa Tune)||Tamasha (soundtrack)|
|2015||Parade De La Bastille (Vocals For NaNaNa Tune)||Tamasha (soundtrack)|
|2016||Wafa Ne Bewafai||Teraa Surroor|
Filmography as LyricistEdit
- Nominated: Vijay Award for Best Female Playback Singer (2011) – Mazhai Varum Arikuri (Veppam)
- Nominated: Apsara Award for Best Female Playback Singer (2010) – Aye Bachchu (Ghajini)
- Nominated: Tata Indicom Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Vocalist Of The Year (2009) – Aye Bachchu (Ghajini)
- Nominated: Stardust Awards Best Debut Female Playback Singer (2008)- Mahiya (Awaarapan)
- "Bollywood's popular Christian singers – Suzanne D'Mello". Rediff.com. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2014.
- Pereira, Beulah (29 January 2016). "Here's how RaagaTrippin', Mumbai's A Cappella ensemble is creating waves". DNA India. Retrieved 10 October 2020.
- "Singer Suzanne D'Mello talks about her unique musical journey as voice coach". Times of India. 19 July 2018.
- "Suzanne D'Mello to release her debut album". Telanganat Today. 5 July 2018.
- "In conversation with a capella group RaagaTrippin'". Daily News & Analysis. 12 April 2015. Retrieved 28 August 2015.
- "Bollywood's popular Christian singers – Suzanne D'Mello". Rediff.com. 29 July 2011. Retrieved 13 February 2014.[verification needed]
- Venkateswaran Narayanan (30 July 2011). "Movie Review – Veppam". Times of India. Retrieved 13 February 2014.[verification needed]