Deepali Shah Joshi was an aspiring singer who had a dream to become a singer in films. But she remained to sing on stages and shows in the national and international level and maintained her popularity at stage level only. She has passed away when she was travelling to Dubai to participate in a stage show. She had hoped to come back to Mumbai to sing for Dinanath programme, but her wish remained unfulfilled as she had died. Deepali Shah Joshi was an upcoming stage singer, who had sung for stages that could mean paying tribute to legendary playback singers of yesteryear. She used to perform in many national and international concerts and thus had caught the attention of music director Khayyam in Awaz Ki Duiniya Show. She hailed from the Dharwad region of Karnataka. Inspired by singers like Lata Mangshkar and
, she had given countless performances across India and abroad. She had performed in musical stages at Washington DC and
, which fetched her recognition as a versatile singer. She then brought out numerous music albums and videos. She is survived by husband
, a well-known Gujarati music composer, a sister and a brother.
She died in a road accident in Kuwait, when she was travelling by road from the Kuwait airport to reach the venue. And truly, this singing talent had vanished away from the industry and even the world, leaving her inspiration to become a film singer or even a voice that became so popular with audiences, who used to enthrall the audiences to melodious tunes of yesteryear songs, sung by legendary singers like
, Asha Bhosle or even
. It is true, we find many singers who still sings songs of not Lata or Asha but even Chitra, P Susheela or S Janakai. But as this singer had to sing Hindi songs for international Hindi audiences, she chose mainly Hindi compositions sung by Lata and Asha. Otherwise, Deepali Shah was born in Bengaluru and had undertaken classical music training in Karnataka only.
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Deepika Joshi-Shah was a famous Indian singer, actress and voice actress. She spoke Hindi, Marathi, and Kannada languages fluently. She sang in various jingles testimonials and documentary films. She has also done several voice-overs. She has given voices to the roles in the Hindi-dubbed version of the Hollywood movie, The Lord of The Rings. Deepika Joshi Shah belonged to a small town Dharwad, near the frontiers of Maharashtra in the year 1976.
She was only 35 years old when she died in a car accident in Kuwait on 27th of January 2012. She was on her way to the hotel from the Kuwait Airport when her car met with an accident, and she died on the spot.