ashwin jainwrote on Dec 16 2011 4:37PM
My Journey in Bollywood :
• “Sapney Saloney” and “Nayan Tere” in Film “Khelein Hum Jee Jaan Sey” , a Historical Film starring Abhishek Bacchan and Deepika Padukone, directed by Ashutosh Gowarikar, Music By Sohail Sen.
• “Aankhon ki Baat” – A duet with Shaan for the film “Fast Forward” http://funatoz.com/download_song/Aankhon_Ki_Baat
• “Maanunga maanunga – A duet with Aashutosh Gawarikar for the film ‘What’s your Raashi”
• ‘Dil Leke Haan’ A Duet with Udit Narayan and ‘Haye Ram’ A Solo/Duet with Abhijeet From Hritik Roshan’s Film Na Tum Jano Na Hum. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGYSOobBxCk
• ‘Kahan Pe Meri Jaan Jaogi ’A Duet with Adnan Sami in Film Calcutta Mail.
• ‘O Sanam O Sanam’ A Duet with Udit Narayan in Film Jurm, released by Yashraj Music.
• “O Jiji”, & “Jai Gauri Ma” for the Film VIVAH by Sooraj Badjatya’s, Rajshri Production
• “Zindagi Hai Dua” for the Film Dil Ne Jise Apna Kaha for A. R. Rahman.
• “Jhini Jhini si yeh subah” A solo song from the film Sarkar Raj
• “ Vighna harta mangal karta”– A duet song with Roop Kumar Rathod for film My Friend Ganesha.
• “Jeeta Hoon” – A duet song with Sonu Nigam for the film Haal e Dil.
• “Aanchal Ki Chaya” – A solo song from the film Agni Varsha.
• ‘Woh haseen dard de do” - Video Track for the Album Aaliyah released by World Wide Records. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sR_zNvgUspc
• ‘Mere Naseeb Mein’ – Video Track from Album Mere Naseeb Mein, released by Sony Music. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P9po1RCI7XI
• ‘Bhor Bhaye Panghat Pe’- Video Track from Album ‘Bandish Projekt’, featuring Isha Koppikar, released by Universal Music.
• ‘Mera Ghunghta’ – Video Track from Basic Album ‘Mera Ghunghta’, released by T-Series.
• KUMKUM (Star Plus) – Title Song
• SINDOOR (ZEE TV) – Title Song
• MEERA (NDTV Imagine) – Title Song http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nusQRk5K0o8
• BASERA (NDTV Imagine) – Title Song
• BIDAAI (Star Plus) – Title Song
• ‘YEH RISHTA KYA KAHLATA HAI’, ‘BALIKA VADHU’ & ‘JAI SHRI KRISHNA’
• GANGA KI DHEEJ (Sahara)
• KURKURE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zFXnBrkb86c
• PARAM GHEE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hLx9oyw0AzI
Awards / Nominations :
• Awarded by Tata Infomedia’s A V Max ‘Best Duet – 2002’ for the Song “Haye Ram” from Film ‘Na Tum Jano Na Hum’.
• Awarded ‘Kala Shri’ by Punjab Kala Sangam, New Delhi in year 2004 for ‘Kahan Pe Meri Jaan Jaogi ’ in Film ‘Calcutta Mail’.
• Winner of the Indian Tele Awards for Serial Title ‘Kum Kum’ for Star Plus.
• Nominated in ‘Star Dust Awards’ for Film ‘Agni Varsha’.
• Nominated for ‘Mirchi Awards’ for Film ‘Royal Utsav’
• Big FM Award in 2010, Best Punjabi Duet for song ‘Tere Mere Naam’ of Film ‘Ek Kudi Punjab Di”
Having originated in the artistic environs of West Bengal and Grand daughter of, ‘Shri Bimal Mitra’, famous Bengali Author who rose to eminence with his classic trilogy Saheb Bibi Golam, Kadi Diye Kinlam (Bought With Money) and Ekak, Dasak, Satak (Ones, Tens, Hundreds) spread over nearly three centuries of Bengal's social history.
I received my classical training in Hindustani Music from Pt. Bimelendu Mukherjee and currently learning from Pt. Askaran Sharma Ji.
Even after graduating with a Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and a Associate member of Chartered Accountancy and Cost Accountancy I endeavored to establish my self as a play back singer.
Having sung in Hindi and Regional languages such as Bengali, Rajasthan, Punjabi, Telegu, Tamil, Marathi, Bhojpuri, Assamese, Gujarati, Oriya & Nepali and having mastered various genres such as Hindustani and other forms such as the Ghazal, I am working with some of Bollywood’s leading music directors -Shri Rajesh Roshan, A.R. Rahman, Anand Raj Anand, Ravindra Jain, Sajid-Wajid, Nikhil- Vinay, Ali-Ghani, Lalit Sen, Sandesh Shandilya, Dilip Sen-Samir Sen, Jeet-Pritam among others.
I have performed widely in India & Abroad including an open show at Netherlands for an N.G.O. promoting Indian culture, Hritik Roshan’s First live show at Salt Lake stadium Calcutta, ‘Laxmikant Pyarelal Night’ in Dubai.