Anusha Mani, a young and talented beauty born and raised in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Calling her a singer with X factor would not be an irony, as apart from being a health conscious person she is also a dedicated Karnatic music artist. A Bachelor in Commerce from Mumbai University, she has always aspired to become a singer since her childhood and has been getting her training in music since then.
She started singing professionally for plays when she was in 2nd year of college. She has sung for various Gujarati plays before she entered Bollywood. Amit Trivedi, music director of “Dev D” had made a music album with her which was never released. However she got her first break in Bollywood mainstream singing in year 2007 due to this album only. As when Shankar Mahadevan was looking for a female voice for the song “Dhokha…” for “Johnny Gaddaar”, she went ahead and played this album. Within two days after that she got a call from his office asking her if she would want to sing a song for the movie. The song “Dil mein jaage armaan aise” from “Dev D” sung by Anusha, is also from the same untitled album by Amit Trivedi. There is no looking back since then. She has also recorded an album “Junoon” with Abhijeet Sawant of Indian Idol fame, where she had written and sang two songs. Since then she sang a many songs which went on to become chart busters after they released.
Anusha did playback vocals for many hit songs like “Lazy Lamhe” from “Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic”, “Lehrein” from Aisha & “Baaware se puchhe” from “Hum Tum Aur Ghost” to her credit. Being associated with the Shankar, Ehsaan and Loy team, she has done a lot of work with them. The latest project in her hand is Farhan Akhtar’s next movie titled “Game” starring Abhishek Bachhan which is slated to release by January 2011.
Anusha Mani has a lot of projects coming her way which are in discussion stage right now. The talented singing Diva has definitely got a long way to go and is carefully & gradually carving her way to success in the industry.