Avril Quadros is an Indian singer. She is a Mangalorean, first based in Mumbai and now in Bangalore. Quadros developed the passion for singing from a small age itself. She later grew up and developed the art of singing and become one of the prominent singers in India. Her unique voice has been honored by Princess Ann from the UK as well as many VIP in India. Avril has also performed abroad in almost five different languages. She is considered to be one of the very few singers who can sing in Hindi or English for all different categories of music including rock, jazz, classical, hip hop, Retro or be it the latest ones from Hollywood or Bollywood. Her performances are most enjoyed by audiences whether it is a live band, piano, live DJ or solo. She also has the capability to add a unique variety to an event that can be done only by her even in different genres and the languages in which she performs. Avril is considered to be the Voice behind the Bollywood film “Kaanchi:

The Unbreakable.” ‘Kaanchi: The Unbreakable’ is a 2014 romantic Hindi film produced and directed by Subhash Ghai. Avril and Sanchitha sang the song “Adiye Adiye” from this movie. Ismail Darbar composed this song. Avril is also the winner of All India BITS Pilani Rock Fest. She has performed almost 600 events. She is trained in Indian classical music, Western music, theater, and dance. Her work for the film ‘Jugaari’ also got positive reviews in Bangalore and Kannada Film Industry. She is also known to be the first female in India to have a video release on VH1 and other music channels as well as in radios. We can also hear her voice in several ads. Currently, she is composing and writing lyrics also. In a recent music launch, she has stated that she would like to shift her base permanently to Mumbai.

Arunita Kanjilal Hindi Actress

Arunita Kanjilal

The winner of Zee Bangla's TV show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs,” this girl is a singer of elegance and class. She knows how to play the Harmonium and the Tanpura. She went on to be among the top five contestants of the fifth season of the Zee show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa- Lil Champs." Other four included the winner Gangan Gaonkar, Aishwarya Saha, Punjabi contestant Ridham and Keshav Taylor. Her soulful voice won her the support from judge and Maha Guru Alka Yagnik. The show garnered fame to singers like Kunal Ganjawala and Shreya Ghosal. She was under the mentorship of singer Monali Thakur during the show. Her competitor Aishwarya Saha was also the winner of the Bangla show in 2011 (Arunita being the one from2013). Her rendition of "Phool Gendua" of the movie "Dooj Ka Chaand" got her a standing ovation and a gift from Alka Yagnik. Later, the Kolkata girl won herself the title of "ManchkaGuroor." Like any typical Bangla family, her Bangaon based parents encouraged her to adopt classical singing since a young age .Her maternal family is associated with music. Her mother herself is a singer and hence music comes naturally to her little girl. She received initial training from her maternal uncle followed by Pune's Ravindra Ganguly. Her first song was the Bengali track Barandaye Roddur. She is a presently a student of class 10 at St. Xavier's school. Her interest in Indian classical and semi-classical songs also gives her an edge over other contestants. In one of the episodes she experimented with Marathi Folk and left the audience and the judges awestruck. Due to the exposure from the platform her Hindi speakingabilities have been honed to perfection. Encouraged by famous singer Pritam, she tried singing latest songs rather than crooning old melodies. It has roused in her a passion for qawwalis and ghazals. With an aim to become a playback singer, she spends four hours each day in riyaz. An avid fan of singer Hariharan and Kumar Sanu, she likes to try all forms of singing. She has her own YouTube channel, and her first YouTube video was a patriotic song. Her performance was also appreciated by the Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan. Her performance in Long Beach, Los Angeles and Huston with famed playback singer Shantanu "Shaan" Mukherjee and co-contestant GaganGaonkar got her an international fan following. Her live performances in cities like Satara received an encouraging response.

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