Divya S. Menon
Divya S Menon
|Birth name||Divya S Menon|
|Born||14 March 1987|
Thrissur, Kerala, India
|Genres||Playback singing, Folk, Indian classical, Malayalam|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Television Anchor|
Divya S. Menon is an Indian musician and television anchor from Kerala. Divya is a playback singer in Malayalam cinema, who has also recorded songs for Tamil and Telugu films. Divya started anchoring musical shows in Asianet Cable Vision (Thrissur) and has done musical shows in Yes Indiavision (Mementos) and Kairali Channels (Ganamela, Sing 'N' Win and Rain drops).
Divya was born in Thrissur, Kerala, to Soman Kurup, a mechanical engineer and his wife Meena Soman. She was introduced to the world of music as a child and started singing at an early age of seven. Divya's father was on a transferable job and hence she attended schools including Kendriya Vidyalaya and Bhavans Vidhya Mandir across India. She graduated with a bachelor's degree in Commerce from Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur and went on to pursue her master's degree in Fashion Designing from St. Teresa's College, Ernakulam. She is married to Reghu Mohan on 20 August 2012 and is currently residing at Thrippunithura, Kochi, Kerala. The couple has a baby girl born on 31 October 2014.
Divya was trained in Carnatic Music from the age of 12 years by Smt. Shakunthala Sheshadri, Mr. Sunil and Sri. Mangad Nadessan.Divya also received education in Hindustani Classical music from Ustad Fiyaz Khan and Sri Dinesh Devdas. She is also passionate about jewellery making and has conducted several exhibitions under her jewellery brand named "Jingles".
Divya S Menon started her film career by singing for the 2009 film Ee Pattanathil Bhootham. She was noticed by Shaan Rahman while anchoring music shows and picked her for Vineeth Sreenivasan – Shaan Rahman debut album, Coffee @ MG Road. She is associated with Blogswara and have sung in multiple albums in the series. Divya has sung in Vineeth Sreenivasan's super hit romantic movie, Thattathin Marayathu composed by Shaan Rahman. She has been associated with Vineeth – Shaan ventures, including Malarvadi Arts Club. In 2014 the hit wedding song "Thudakkham Maangalyam" from Anjali Menon's Bangalore Days gave her much popularity which she sang along with Vijay Yesudas and Sachin Warrier composed by Gopi Sunder. In 2015 Divya was noticed more promptly when she sang the song "Puthumazhayai" from Martin Prakkat's Charlie composed by Gopi Sundar while the same song was sung by Shreya Ghoshal too. She also sang several ad jingles for various music composers both in Malayalam and Tamil.
|2010||"Adipoli Bhootham"||Ee Pattanathil Bhootham||Malayalam||Shaan Rahman|
|"Ayiram Kaatham"||Malarvaadi Arts Club||Malayalam|
|2012||"Anuraagam Anuraagam"||Thattathin Marayathu||Malayalam|
|2013||"Ennodu Koode"||Immanuel||Malayalam||Afzal Yusuf|
|2014||"Rasool Allah"||Salalah Mobiles||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Mannil Pathiyum"||God's Own Country||Malayalam|
|"Thudakkam Maangalyam"||Bangalore Days||Malayalam||Won - NAFA Award , KVTV Award , Vanitha Film Awards|
|"Pattum Chutti Veli Pennu"||RajadhiRaja||Malayalam||Karthik Raja|
|2015||"Mutholam Azagilu"||Namasthe Bali||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Choolamittu"||Ivan Maryadaraman||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Manjiloode"||100 Days of Love||Malayalam||Govind Menon|
|"Murugappaa"||Jamna Pyari||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Puthumazhayai"||Charlie||Malayalam||Won NAFA Award , Won KVTV Award|
|2016||"Ee Pulariyil"||Maalgudi Days||Malayalam||Dr Praveen|
|"Okko Nakshatram"||Seethamma Andalu Ramayya Sitralu||Telugu||Gopi Sunder|
|"Thodakkam Maangalyam"||Bangalore Naatkal||Tamil|
|"Adada Adada"||Ennul Aayiram|
|"Vaarthinkalee"||Kali||Malayalam||Won - Janmabhumi Awards , Nominated - 64th Filmfare Awards South, SIIMA|
|"Chithira Muthe"||Shajahanum Pareekuttiyum||Malayalam|
|"Mayathe Ennum"||Dooram||Malayalam||Mohammed Rizwan|
|"Neela Shankhu Pushpame"||Team 5||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Ithu Nava Sumasara"||Malayalam|
|"Nenje Nenje"||Kadam Kadha||Malayalam||Deepankuran Kaithapram|
|"Nee Njangada"||Udaharanam Sujatha||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|2018||"Njano Ravo"||Kammara Sambhavam||Malayalam||Nominated - Movie Streets Film Awards , RED FM Malayalam Music Awards|
|2019||"Konji Konji"||Irupathiyonnaam Noottaandu||Malayalam|
|"Inkem Inkem"||Geetha Govindam||Telugu||Introductory/Backing Vocals with Ajay Satyan|
|"Repa Kuda Veyanival"||Evvarikee Cheppoddu||Telugu||Sankar Sharma|
|"Kandille Kandille"||Madhura Raja||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Shaadi Mein Aana"||Happy Sardar||Malayalam|
|"Pon Tharame"||Helen||Malayalam||Shaan Rahman||Won - QMH Analysis Awards|
|2020||"Manikya Kiliye"||Shylock||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|"Raletti"||World Famous Lover||Telugu|
|Thee Vitharunna||Silence Nishabdham||Malayalam||Gopi Sunder|
|2015||KVTV Awards||Bangalore Days||Best Playback Singer Female||"Thudakkham Mangalyam"||Won|
|2015||Vanitha Film Awards||Popular Song of the Year||Won|
|2015||Mirchi Music Awards South||Won|
|2016||KVTV Awards||Charlie||Best Playback Singer Female||"Puthumazhayayi"||Won|
|2016||64th Filmfare Awards South||Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Malayalam||Nominated|
|2016||SIIMA||SIIMA Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Malayalam||Nominated|
|2016||Mirchi Music Awards South||Best Playback Singer Female||Nominated|
|2017||Movie Streets Film Awards||Kammara Sambhavam||Best Playback Singer Female||"Njano Ravo"||Nominated|
|2017||RED FM Malayalam Music Awards||Best Duet||Nominated|
|2019||QMH Analysis Awards||Helen||Best Playback Singer Female||"Helen"||Won|
|2008||Coffee@ MG Road||Poonkuyile Poonkuyile||Shaan Rahman||Vineeth Sreenivasan|
|Coffee@ MG Road||College||Shaan Rahman||Vineeth Sreenivasan, Shaan Rahman|
|2012||Dews of Love||Minnal Swapname||Anup Bhat||Govind|
|2013||Pepper Band||Nathooonne||Vishnu Mohan||Vishnu Mohan|
|2015||Vizhiyil||Nee Yen Munnil Vannu||Akshayjith||Sachin Warrier|
- "Luck plays a major factor in a singer's career". 25 January 2016.
- "On the hit track". 25 January 2016.
- "Deccan Chronicle – This girl is born to 'Sing N Win'". 19 August 2012.
- "Artists List". 19 August 2012.
- "List of Songs for BlogSwara". 19 August 2012.
- "List of songs for Artist in MalayalamSongLyrics". 19 August 2012.
- "On a Musical High". 25 January 2016.