Alisha Chinoy (real name Sujata Chinoy) was born on March 18, 1972. She is from Bangalore. Alisha got music as heritage. Her father was a classical singer. After she finished her studies, she tried to dabble in everything from Modelling to Theatre. She even worked for Adman Alyque Padamsee. She rechristened herself Alisha, after the birth of her cousin’s daughter who was also named Alisha. Alisha was passionate about Western music from her childhood, and imitated Madonna in front of her friends.
Alisha Chinoy got a break through Bappi Lahiri, who was looking out for Western accented voice and stylish singing. He gave her a break in the film Dance Dance (1988), where she sang “Zooby zooby…” with panache. Alisha gave many more hits in the late 80s for many big films ...» read full biography