Sooraj Santhosh is a multilingual versatile playback singer who has made a noteworthy contribution in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Badaga music. The singer is well known in the Bollywood and Tollywood as well. He was born on 19th September 1987 at the Kollam village in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. He is well known for his polyglot and fluent knowledge about various types of music and has achieved overwhelming success in the same. Sooraj's father, Santhosh Kumar worked in forest department and his mother, Jayakumari is a high school teacher. He has a younger brother who presently works at IBM as an engineer.

He lived with his small and sweet family in Thiruvananthapuram and completed his schooling there itself at the Government Model Boys Higher Secondary school. Further, he took a Bachelor's in commerce from M G College and completed M. Com from Mar ivanious College. On 6th September 2016, he got married to Anjali Panicker and started a family of his own. Sooraj had known his interest in music from school time itself, therefore, he participated in various competitions and performed stupendously well. In 2004 he won at the School Youth Festival, which was his considerable first achievement on such a big platform.

He continued to shine and succeeded in the Kerala State high school youth festival in 2005. In the years 2010, 2011 and 2012, he consecutively backed best singer award at South Zone International youth festival and proved to be an undefeated champion. He is awarded the Mirchi music award - South zone in 2010. In 2010, Sooraj recorded his very first song in Telugu, which was 'Inka Echo' for a thriller Telugu movie ' Darling' for which he was awarded the Mirchi music award best singer. But this was just the beginning. Later on, he recorded for Stephen Devassy and Ratheesh Vegha for movies like ' Lokpal,' 'Ladies and Gentlemen' and 'Uthup Kizhakkemala.' He sang for Uyirin Suvarillvegam Vegas in 2010 for a Tamil film ' Sridhar.'

The year 2013 proved to be a big break for him where he sang 'Yamma Yamma' for the Hindi movie 'All in all Azhagu Raja' which was a duet with famous Bollywood singer Shreya Ghoshal for which he received appreciation and admiration. In the same year, thereby he sang 'Othakadai - Othakadai' and 'Valley Valley' for a Tamil movie 'Pandiya Naadu.' He also recorded with M. M. Sreelekha in 'Kaadhalsolla Aasai,' and the song was 'Made Thirandhatu.' He was awarded as best upcoming vocalist in the Mirchi music awards - Malayalam for 'Iniyum Nin Mounam' in the movie 'KQ.' 2014 was the year when he joined the band Masala Coffee.

Sooraj's first performance with the band took place 17th October 2014 at the inaugural ceremony of KPL Dubai season 3. In September 2015, he performed at the Indie Music festival held in Dubai called as Raag 'N' Rock. In the same year, he sang in the world premiere of 'Shanmuga Kavacham' which is a spiritual masterpiece in Tamil. It was one of its kind. In October 2016, he accompanied Gopi Sunder for the audio launch of his album ' Team 5'. In later 2016 he performed with his band, Masala Coffee at Malaysian Independent live fusion festival in Kuala Lumpur.

Sooraj continues to mesmerize us all with his soulful voice. He has recorded for an upcoming multi starrer film 'Kamasutra 3D', for the songs ' Saawariya' and 'Har Har Mahadev.' K3D is going to be a worldwide release and features the stars Sherlyn Chopra, Milind Gunaji, Sushmita Mukherjee, Makarand Deshpande and others. Five songs of the same have nominated for the 86th Oscars.

Franco Simon Malayalam Actor

Franco Simon

Franco Simon Neelankavil was born on 7th October 1974, to parents Simon N.P and Alice M.L., in Kerala's Thrissur . Franco is also known as franko and his present age is 42. He’s the oldest out of the four children. Franco started exhibiting interest towards music when he was very young. He was four whenhe gave his first stage performance, and ever since has won various awards and competitions. Franco did B.A in music at Madras University. He performs in filmy, pop, and religious music genres and has sung around 1650 songs in total, out of which 150 were for Malayalam films and 1500 for various albums. Franco Simon sings in 5 different languages. His first song in a movie was En Karalil (raakshasi) from ‘Naanmal’ released in the year 2002. In the year 2005 Franco formed a band called- Band Seven. His fellow band members were Stephen Devassy and Sangeeth. They were an Indian pop band and they released their first song in Hindi titled –Yeh Zindagi in association with the label Kosmic Music. Franco himself has composed many Hindu devotional songs in languages like – Kannada, Telugu and Sanskrit. Two hits form a popular Malayalam album titled – Chempakame brought his talent to notice. The album stayed on the top of requested songs list for two years in a row. He composed a Christian meditation album titled Moran Amekhin Sanskrit. It was a unique one in the world of meditation music. Having worked with leading music directors like Harris Jayaraj, Vidyasagar, D.Imman, ‘Ousepacchan’, to name a few. He has produced some of the most hit songs and is a winner of GMMA award and has several Yuvaprathibha Puruskar in his name. Not many people know that he is the nephew of Ousepacchan. She sings in six languages namely - English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and Sanskrit. Popular songs by Franco include –pineapple penne, appakkale, ready, current, brothers, dam999 and others in different languages.


Arjun Sasi

Arjun Sasi is an actor, a playback singer, rapper, and lyricist. He is not only an Indian musician, but also an English singer. His hometown is in Kochi, Kerala. Arjun is 37 years old. He went to Sri Venkateshwara Matriculation School of Ernakulam in Kerala, India. He pursued his Bachelor's degree in Engineering in Electronic and Communication from M. Kumaraswamy Engineering College, Tamil Nadu. Arjun is one of the members of a prevalent musical band 'S5' which was formed in the year 2004. He was born to father M. Sasidhara Menon, a police circle inspector, and mother, Girija. He also appeared in a Malayalam movie 'Out of Syllabus' (2006). Arjun's musical career started with his S5 band along with his band members Benny Dayal, Bhargavi Pillai, Suvi Suresh, and Anaitha Nair. S5 Band became the winner at the first voice hunt competition organized by SS music. In March 2005, the band released a Tamil album 'Isai' having eight songs in it, from which all of them were appreciated. All songs of the album for a Malayalam film 'By the People' was sung by the Arjun's band. The band members separated after a one-year contract; all those five people are successful into their career now. Next year in 2006, Arjun became well known after he sung the 'Rashtram Theme' song from the Malayalee flick 'Rashtram' (2006). Sasi has sung more than fifteen songs in his musical journey. Some of his hit ones are 'Munpe Munpe' and 'Ben Johnson title track' in movie Ben Johnson, 'Oh Laila' and all the seven songs of movie 'By the People,' Yes Yes Honor theme song,' 'Hey Naade' with music director Jakes Bejoy, and many more. Arjun's international albums and English lyrics/raps where he worked as a singer as well as lyricist, and rapper are 'Ramji Londonwaley' by Vishal Bhardwaj, Take Three Girls (UK), and World Peace. His life changed when he entered the acting profession from the project 'Out of Syllabus;' this Malayalam drama released on 17 February by director Vishwanathan. Just like singing, he was outstanding in his acting too. Arjun is a multi-talented person, so it is not surprising to know that he is a genius photographer. He is fond of capturing moments with his I-Phone and camera. He recently attended a photography event in Dubai, and also participated in the online live photography contest. He has been entertaining all the generations since more than a decade with his soulful voice, rocking raps, touching lyrics, and authentic photography. Arjun has a gifted melody in his voice, and blessed with all our talent which fans cannot resist experiencing. Thus, his fans hope to see him soon with his new project.

Arjun Sasi Malayalam Actor