|Origin||Ankali, Belgaum district, Karnataka, India|
|Genres||Filmi, Carnatic classical|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Television actress|
Ananya Bhat is an Indian playback singer who primarily works in Kannada cinema. Through her singing career, she is the recipient of Filmfare Award for the song ′Namma Kaayo Devane′, of the film Rama Rama Re... at 64th Filmfare Awards South, 2017.
Bhat is the singer in songs Garbadhi (solo), Sidila Bharava, Dheera Dheera and Koti Kanasugalu, of the multi-lingual film KGF. She has recorded songs in all four South-Indian languages and also in Hindi.
Previously she worked for a playback "Namma Kaayo Devane" in Rama Rama Re... (2017). In 2018 she sang "Hold On" & "Mental Ho Jawa" songs in Tagaru. Out of two the former song "Hold On" gave her the SIIMA 2019 for best female playback singer -Kannada and a Best Playback Singer – Female Nomination at 66th Filmfare Awards South. She also did her Telugu debut singing for "Yettagayya shiva" in Aatagadharaa Siva which also garnered her Best Playback Singer – Female Nomination at 66th Filmfare Awards South. She sang "Sojugada Sooju Mallige" a Kannada folk song live at the Mahashivaratri event held by Isha foundation in 2020. Ananya appeared in an episode of Kannadathi, a Kannada daily soap, as herself.
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- Lokesh, Vinay; 2019; Ist, 0:00. "Ananya Bhat does her bit to keep folk songs alive: Mysuru News - Times of India". The Times of India. India. Retrieved 20 December 2019.CS1 maint: numeric names: authors list (link)
- "Ananya Bhat thanks a special someone - Times of India". The Times of India. India. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
- "Ananya Bhat- Best Telugu Playback Singer Female 2016 Nominee: Filmfare Awards". filmfare.com. India: Filmfare Awards. Archived from the original on 6 July 2019. Retrieved 20 December 2019.
- "Kannadathi: Manvita Harisha and Ananya Bhat to grace Varudhini's party". Times of India. 13 October 2020. Retrieved 11 November 2020.