S. J. Jananiy, a Multi-Global-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 was bestowed with the prestigious  "National Award" (Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar) in 2002 from the Government of India.

She is a Recording Academy/Grammys Voting member.

She has been bestowed with the coveted "Kalai Maamani" Award by the Government of Tamilnadu, for the year 2018.


She has won the following global honours:   
3X InterContinental Music Awards 2022, LA, USA;  
ISSA Award, International Singers-Songwriters Association, Atlanta, Georgia, USA;  

Gold Award by W.A.M Awards, 2023, Texas, USA;

2X New Age Notes Radio Award (NANR), March 2024, for 𝗠𝗔𝗡𝗧𝗥𝗔𝗦 𝗔𝗟𝗕𝗨𝗠 𝟭 𝗯𝘆 INDIAN TRAP & S. J. Jananiy, 𝗔𝗿𝗶𝘇𝗼𝗻𝗮, 𝗨𝗦𝗔, 𝗳𝘂𝗿𝘁𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝘁𝗼 𝗳𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗻𝗼𝗺𝗶𝗻𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻𝘀!
Peace Song Awards 2018, LA, USA;  
2X The Akademia" Award Winner, March 2019; 
8X Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California, USA; 
HMMA (Hollywood Independent Music Awards) Nomination, LA, USA;  

IRAA Award (𝐈𝐧𝐝𝐢𝐚𝐧 𝐑𝐞𝐜𝐨𝐫𝐝𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐀𝐫𝐭𝐬 𝐀𝐜𝐚𝐝𝐞𝐦𝐲 𝐀𝐰𝐚𝐫𝐝𝐬) 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐌𝐔𝐒𝐈𝐂 𝐏𝐑𝐎𝐃𝐔𝐂𝐓𝐈𝐎𝐍 𝐟𝐨𝐫 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐬𝐨𝐧𝐠 “𝐓𝐚𝐦𝐢𝐥 𝐄𝐧𝐠𝐚𝐥 𝐔𝐲𝐢𝐫 𝐌𝐨𝐨𝐜𝐡𝐮” தமிழ் எங்கள் உயிர் மூச்சு, held at Worli, Mumbai on 9th March 2024.

3X Clef Music Awards Nomination, Mumbai, India.

She is a Musical Ambassador & Advisory Board Outreach Ambassador - Evolving Planet 7/ Project Peace On Earth (PPOE), CA, USA.

Jananiy is a member of the International Singer-Songwriters Association, Snellville, Georgia, USA.

Jananiy's  Hindi Song "Gaoo Tere - Dedication Song to Mother, won the Silver Medal for Female Vocalist by Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California, USA, 2022.

"Sneham Ezhuga", the Tamil version of "Maithreem Bhajatha", won two Bronze Medals for "World Music" & "Music Video" by Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California, USA, 2022.

Jananiy's  International debut Believe in You - an Electronic/Pop Single, Won the Bronze Medal for Emerging Artist & Song honoured by Global Music Awards, La Jolla, California, USA, 2019.

Her debut English Song "Believe in You", topped the 19th position on the Euro Indie Music Chart 2019.

Two Akademia Award Winner, in March 2019, for her Pop Song and music Video Believe in You.

She is the recipient of many more Awards and 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.

Performed more than 1100 stage shows in Carnatic Classical Vocal & keyboard, Fusion, Devotional, Bhajan and light music, including Jugalbandhi with "Padmavibhushan", and "Chevalier" Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia in Paris, France 2011. 

She scored Music for a Tamizh Movie "Prabha”, in which her Guru Padmavibhushan Late Dr. M. Balamuralikrishna rendered his final Playback Song.

Jananiy recently scored music for the Tamil Movie “Vadakkan”, that is releasing during May 2024. 

Jananiy has 85+ Albums to her credit released through JSJ Audio label, including Carnatic Classical Vocal, Carnatic Classical Keyboard, Devotional, Fusion, New Age, Indian Pop, Electronic pop, and Contemporary music.

She composes music and sings for a number of Private Albums, Short Films and ad Films. 

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 postgraduate in Indian Music & M.Phil Music, currently pursuing a PhD from Queen Mary's College, Chennai, Tamilnadu, India.

A lifelong student of Brahmakumaris World Spiritual University.

She owns a Pro Recording Studio, "3 Dot Recording Studios", & an Audio Label "JSJ Audio". 

S. J. Jananiy - Sites

Poo Pookkudhu Lyric Video | Rail ரயில் | Bhaskar Sakthi | S. J. Jananiy | Rameshvaidya | Discovery Cinemas

Watch the Lyric Video of the original soundtrack, a mesmerising melody “Poo Pookkudhu” from the Tamil Feature Film “Rail”, which is based on a nativity-based story that is beautifully Composed, Music Produced, Arranged and Sung by the multi-global award-winning Composer & Singer-Songwriter S. J. Jananiy. 

The lyrics are so wonderfully written by Rameshvaidya. S. J. Jananiy has collaborated with the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra to record the Strings ensemble for this song.

RAIL - ரயில் MOVIE.


Composer, Music Producer, Arranger, and Record Producer - S. J. Jananiy


Singer - S. J. Jananiy

Lyrics - Rameshvaidya

Assistant Music & Music Supervisor - R. Sankerganesh


Flutes, Bansuri, Key Flute, Pan Flute, Clarinet, Susato, Magudi, and Harmonica - Nathan

Acoustic Guitars, 12 String Guitars - Kabuli Rath Piano & Harmonium - S. J. Jananiy

Ghatam, Kanjira, Ghatam Singari & Ethnic Percussions - Shruthi Raj

Bass Guitar - Keith Peters

Recording Engineer - R. Sankerganesh Assistant Recording Engineer - S. Visweshwaran

Studio - 3 Dot Recording Studios, Chennai, India

String orchestra recorded in the large Studio, Bulgarian National Radio, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Performed by the Bulgarian National Radio Symphony Orchestra



VIOLINS 1 - Yordan Dimitrov, Christo Andreev, Ognyan Valchev, Iva Djandjeva & Kalina Velinowa

VIOLINS 2 - Emil Haltakov, Rosen Kazandjiev, Gergana Delijska, Stephan Hinov & Kiril Minchev

VIOLAS - Stefi Yankova, Ralitza Cherneva, Aleks Ignatova & Vanja Yotzova

CELLOS - Konstantin Evtimov, Vesela Pandinova & Vladimir Popov

DOUBLE BASS - Iliana Bencheva


STAGE MANAGERS - Valeri Kolev & Konstantin Dramaliev SCORING Pro Tools ENGINEER - ATANAS BABALESKI

Mixed by R. K. Sundar at Prism Studio, Chennai, India. 

Mastered by Gethin John, Mastering World, London

Poo Pookkudhu Teaser | Rail - ரயில் Movie | Bhaskar Sakthi | S. J. Jananiy | Rameshvaidya | Discovery Cinemas

The title of the Vadakkan Movie is changed to RAIL - ரயில் The Audio Release & the Movie Release date will be announced soon

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