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Benzy Kumar (b Dec 11, 1992), who was diagnosed with severe cerebral palsy and restricted phonation, first came to the musical front with the launch of her audio cassette of harmonium tracks called Basic Raaga in 2002. Today she has total of seven music CDs to her credit which include instrumental and audio tracks. One of her songs was featured in the international album Songs of the Disabled Underground Vol 3. Benzy also has won awards including two national awards for the empowerment of persons with disabilities (2004 & 2014) and a gold in national child award for exceptional achievement (2005).