Nikhil Mathew is a singer from Kerala who shot to fame after winning Airtel Super Singer in 2006. His prize included the chance to sing for renowned music director Harris Jayaraj for the song "Enadhuyire" from the Tamil film "Bheema" starring Vikram and Trisha.
Yesterday, the singer released a video for a Malayalam track entitled "Azhalinte Azhangalil", featuring Chennai-based band Staccato. The band performed at the London 2012 Olympic Games, after being selected by the Games’ creative director, award-winning filmmaker Danny Boyle.
The track is an unplugged cover of Nikhil Mathew’s song from the 2012 Malayalam film "Ayalum Njanum Thamil" with music composed by National Award-winning music director Ouseppachan. This unplugged version of the melodious ballad has been arranged by Vikram Sarathy R, with additional vocals by Madhu Iyer, violin by Manoj, bass by Shalu and guitar by Nipun Nair. Check it out below: