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Anitha Shaiq

Anitha Shaiq

Indian musician
Anitha Shaiq
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Intro Indian musician
Is Musician Composer
From India
Type Music
Gender female
Birth Thiruvananthapuram, Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala, India
Anitha Shaiq
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Biography

Anitha Shaiq, often credited as Anitha. S is an Indian playback singer and music composer, living in Mumbai, India. She performs Indian classical, sufi, Ghazal, folk and pop music, having sung in Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya, Punjabi, and Tamil languages. In her 12 years in the film industry, she has recorded more than 100 songs for films.

Early life

Anitha Shaiq was born to Sirajuniza Begum, a secondary school music teacher, and Sheikh Ebrahim. She graduated from the Government College for Women, majoring in music. She has studied Hindustani, Sufi, Carnatic, and Western music.

Career

At Pearl Awards in Qatar

Composing

Shaiq composed the song "Melake Ponnal" for the film Crossroad directed by Lenin Rajendran.

Playback singing

Shaiq began her play back singing in 2007 with the hit song of that year composed by Sree. Vidyasagar. She has sung for many Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi and Kannada movies.

Musical albums

"Satrangee" is composed and sung by Anitha Shaiq, while it was produced by East Coast.The album consists of seven tracks written by legends like, Meera, Mirza Ghalib, Bulleh Shah, Amir Khusrow etc..The album was launched by the famous Indian Sufi singer Kailash Kher on 20 January 2015.

Live performances

Anitha has performed live concerts all over India, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Europe.

Discography

Anitha on a live show in Bahrain
Song Movie Music Director Language year
O mama Rock n Roll Vidyasagar Malayalam 2007
Thumbi Thumbi Parunthu Alex paul Malayalam 2008
Sarigamapa Twenty Twenty Berney Ignatious Malayalam 2008
Minnaminnikkoottam minnaminnikkoottam Bijibal Malayalam 2008
Rajakumari lollipop Alex paul Malayalam 2008
Ekanda chandrike 2 harihar nagar Alex paul Malayalam 2009
Adavukal 2 harihar nagar alexpaul Malayalam 2009
Kozhy chingara Bodyguard ouseppachan Malayalam 2009
Maama maama Simhakutty raghavendra Malayalam 2009
Pathalle pathalle Ringtone shaan Malayalam 2010
Manassin vaathi Killaadi keeravaani Malayalam 2010
Mazha mazha Killaadi keeravaani Malayalam 2010
Panchasaara Black&white kudumbam Alex paul Malayalam 2010
Dhak dhak Alexander the great M G Sreekumar Malayalam 2010
Ola ola In ghost house inn Alex paul Malayalam 2011
Miya miya In ghost house inn Alexpaul Malayalam 2011
Laddu laddu Aarvam Rony raphel Tamil 2011
Annakkili Kai Ishaan dev Tamil 2011
Theyyare Varan Mani sharma Malayalam 2011
Pathinettin Holidays Alex paul Malayalam 2011
Noda beda Kalla malla sulla Alex paul Kannada 2011
Nath nath Badrinath Keeravaani Malayalam 2011
Thuppa thuppa Kalla malla sulla Alex paul Kannada 2011
Odu paampe Kochi to kodambakkam Thaman Malayalam 2011
Kaadhaloru Kaandharvan Alex paul Tamil 2012
House full Housefull Sejo jone Malayalam 2013
Kanalu njaan Idiots Nandhu kartha Malayalam 2013
Raavoru Rabecca Uthupp Ratheesh vega Malayalam 2013
Kannaayiram Solar Swapnam Jayan Malayalam 2014
konjum ballyamalle little superman 3D mohan sitara Malayalam 2014
Arabean version Ayne rahulraj Malayalam 2015
to pain begaani album ganesh prasad oriya 2016
meree jaan ekkadiki potavu chinnavada sekhar chandra Telugu 2016
thakiladi melam viswaasapoorvam manzoor ramesh narayan Malayalam 2017
Kettu marannoru match box bijipal Malayalam 2017
Melakey cross road anitha shaiq Malayalam 2017
kattukkul vettai thulam alex premnath tamil 2018

Awards and honours

Anitha received JESSEY Awards, Lions Club Musical Award, and GMMA Award and was nominated for the "Best singer" in the Asianet Film Awards.

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