S. J. Jananiy, an Award-Winning Composer, Versatile Independent Musician, Carnatic & Hindustani Classical Vocalist, Western Classical Singer, Music Director, Playback Singer, Performer, Music Producer, Record Producer, Songwriter, Sound Engineer, Carnatic Keyboard Instrumentalist, Keyboardist/Pianist/Harmonium Player, Research Scholar. Records Violin/Veena & Percussions for own recordings.
She has been bestowed with the prestigious "National Award" (Pradhaan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar), 2002 from the Government of India.
She has been bestowed with the coveted "Kalai Maamani" Award by the Government of Tamilnadu, for the year 2018.
She received the prestigious global honor " Peace Song Awards Winner" 2018 in Public Voting & Social Media for the Song "Pudhiya Ulagam Malarattumae", the only song from India, (World Music Category), Los Angeles, USA.
She is a Musical Ambassador & Advisory Board Outreach Ambassador - Evolving Planet 7/ Project Peace On Earth (PPOE), CA, USA.
Jananiy's International debut Believe in You - Electronic/Pop Single, Winning the Bronze Medal for Emerging Artist & Song honored by Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California, USA, 2019.
Her debut English Song "Believe in You" topped the 19th position in Euro Indie Music Chart 2019.
She is the recipient of many more Awards & Titles including "Kalai iLamani" (2003) from the Government of Tamilnadu, India, Idea Jalsa - "Rising Star"(2009) from Indian Music Academy, Mumbai, India, "Yuva Kala Bharathi" (2011) from Bharat Kalachar, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India, "Sangitha Kovidha" (2015) from Gayathri Fine Arts, New Delhi India.
She is an "A Grade" artist of All India Radio. She has given more than 1000 stage shows in Carnatic Classical Vocal & keyboard, Fusion, Devotional, Bhajan & Light music including Jugalbandhi with "Padmavibhushan", "Chevalier" Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia in Paris, France 2011.
She has released around 67 Music Albums under the JSJ Audio label that includes Carnatic Classical Vocal, Carnatic Classical Keyboard, Devotional, Fusion, New age, Indian Pop, Electronic Pop & Contemporary music. She composes music and sings for a number of Private Albums, Short Films & Ad Films.
She scored Music for a Tamizh Movie "Prabha” in which her Guru Padmavibhushan Late Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna rendered his final Playback Song. In Western Classical Music, she has completed ATCL (Associate Trinity College London) in Western Classical Vocal, Grade 8 in Keyboard Grade 8 in Western Classical Theory & Grade 8 in Western Classical Vocal from Trinity College London. In Hindustani Classical Music, she has completed a Senior Diploma from Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, India.
A Graduate in Economics from Stella Maris College, Chennai.
A Post Graduate in Indian Music & M.Phil Music, currently pursuing Ph.D. from Queen Mary's College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.