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.
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.
Shaiq composed the song "Melake Ponnal" for the film Crossroad directed by Lenin Rajendran.
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.
"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.
Anitha has performed live concerts all over India, UAE, Bahrain, Qatar, Europe.
|O mama||Rock n Roll||Vidyasagar||Malayalam||2007|
|Thumbi Thumbi||Parunthu||Alex paul||Malayalam||2008|
|Sarigamapa||Twenty Twenty||Berney Ignatious||Malayalam||2008|
|Ekanda chandrike||2 harihar nagar||Alex paul||Malayalam||2009|
|Adavukal||2 harihar nagar||alexpaul||Malayalam||2009|
|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|
|Noda beda||Kalla malla sulla||Alex paul||Kannada||2011|
|Thuppa thuppa||Kalla malla sulla||Alex paul||Kannada||2011|
|Odu paampe||Kochi to kodambakkam||Thaman||Malayalam||2011|
|House full||Housefull||Sejo jone||Malayalam||2013|
|Kanalu njaan||Idiots||Nandhu kartha||Malayalam||2013|
|Raavoru||Rabecca Uthupp||Ratheesh vega||Malayalam||2013|
|konjum ballyamalle||little superman 3D||mohan sitara||Malayalam||2014|
|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.