Dayal's parents hail from Kollam district, Kerala. He was born and raised in Abu Dhabi and completed his schooling there from Abu Dhabi Indian School (ADIS) and went on to complete his B.Com and Masters in Journalism from Madras Christian College. His father was working in Abu Dhabi. He worked as an Events Coordinator with RR Donnelley. He quit his job in BPO to accomplish his career with music. He is a member of the band S5 launched by the channel SS Music. He made his acting debut in the Malayalam movie 'By The People' and showed his charm as an actor as well along with his 'S5 Partners'. Benny Dayal has got many more upcoming projects in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam languages as far as his singing is concerned. After churning out some hit numbers of A.R. Rahman, he is well on his way to become a permanent singer to be featured in his upcoming films as well and it is a momentary achievement.