Benny Dayal Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography & More

Benny Dayal

Benny Dayal

Benny Dayal Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Biography

Real Name Benny Dayal
Nickname Benny
Profession Singer
Physical Stats & More
Height in centimeters- 168 cm
in meters- 1.68 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 8”
Weight in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176 lbs
Body Measurements – Chest: 44 Inches
– Waist: 34 Inches
– Biceps: 12 Inches
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour N/A
Personal Life
Date of Birth 13 May 1984
Age (as in 2018) 34 Years
Birth Place Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Zodiac sign/Sun sign Taurus
Nationality Indian
Hometown Kollam, Kerala, India
School Abu Dhabi Indian School, Abu Dhabi
College Madras Christian College, Chennai
Educational Qualifications Bachelor of Commerce and Diploma in Journalism
Debut Singing Debut: Balleilakka song from the film Sivaji (2007)
Family Father– M.P Dayal
Mother– Syama Dayal
Brother– Dennis Dayal
Sister– N/A
Religion Hindu
Hobbies Dancing
Controversies Not Known
Favourite Things
Favourite Food Butter garlic prawns, red snapper fish
Favourite Actor Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan and Will Ferrell
Favourite Actress Vidya Balan, Priyanka Chopra and Deepika Padukone
Favourite Musician Kishore Kumar, Asha Bhonsle, RD Burman, Ilaiyaraaja, A.R.Rahman, Vishal Bhardwaj, Raveendran Master, Johnson Maste, Raul Midon and Shankar Mahadevan
Favourite Song Dil Se Re from Dil Se, Nazar Laaye from Raanjhanaa, Masakali from Delhi 6
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status Married
Affairs/Girlfriends Catherine Thangam (Model & Actress)
Wife Catherine Thangam (Model & Actress)
Money Factor
Salary 6 lakhs/song (INR)

Facts about Benny Dayal

  • Does Benny Dayal smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Benny Dayal drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Benny is a Malayali, but born and brought up in Abu Dhabi (UAE).
  • He did his college in Chennai, where he participated in many inter-collegiate competitions.
  • During his college, he participated in a talent hunt for a Tamil pop band, and luckily the group of 5 musicians including him got selected and created the band called S5.
  • During his struggling days, a reputed music director angrily told him that “You will never be a playback singer”, after which he went into depression for sometime.
  • After his band, he tried his luck in playback sing, but due to lack of opportunities, he signed up to work with a BPO (Call Center). But 3 days after the joining, he got a call from A.R. Rahman‘s office to record  some chorus portions of a song.
  • A month later, Rahman was looking for a singer who can sing in Arabic. Luckily he can sing in different languages and when Rahman came to known this, he asked him to sing in Arabic and got impressed with him and got the chance to sing the Tamil version of the song Chinamma Chilakamma for the film Sakarakatti.
  • He is popularly known for singing hit numbers like Pappu Can’t Dance Saala, Tu Hi Meri Dost Hai, Kaise Mujhe Tum Mil Gayi, Battameez DilRehna Tu, etc.
  • In 2009, he won the RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for the song Kaise Mujhe Tum (Ghajini).
  • He considers music director Pravin Mani and A.R Rahman as his mentor who taught him about professional singing.

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