Birthday: 11-04-1984
Age: 35
Star sign: Taurus

Shilpa Rao is perhaps the youngest Bollywood singer who made her debut with her song “Tose Naina’ from the movie ‘ Anwar’ which was composed by music director Mithoon. This singer was a discovery of music composer Mithoon. She got the chance to sing her debut song when she was studying in college. It is said that her father groomed up this singer when she was young. She had her first training from her father S. Venkat Rao who was a music graduate.
 

Shilpa was born on 11 April 1984 in Jamshedpur. The singer found her initial opportunity by performing Live with singer Hariharan at different venues. She even won a national level hunt contest in New Delhi. It was Shankar Mahadevan, one of the judges in the contest, who advised her to shift her base in Mumbai to get a break in singing. It was Mahadevan who even recommended this singer’s name to sing some jingles for commercial advertisements. Later, she had given her vocal for few cosmetic brands such as Sunsilk, Anchor Gel, and No Marks and even for the confectionary brand like Cadbury's Munch.

This young singer always focuses on the sentiment and mood of the raga. Also, she also has greater emotive appeal because of the use of her voice modulation in singing swaras. Her singing presentation style and her overall approach to singing thus do have a direct appeal to listeners. Shilpa has sung some famous songs from prominent music directors for successful movies. They include ‘Paa’ for composer Ilaiyaraaja, ‘JabTak Hai Jaan’ for A.R. Rahman, ‘Lootera’ for Amit Trivedi, ' Bachna Ae Haseeno' for Vishal-Shekhar and ' Dhoom 3' for Pritam, etc.

Shilpa’s most famous songs include “Mudi Mudi“ (Paa) and "Khuda Jaane" (Bachna Ae Haseeno). She also rendered a duet song " Malang" with Siddharth Mahadevan, and it was featured on Aamir Khan and Katrina Kaif for ‘Dhoom-3’, and the soundtrack was indeed a big hit. The song had Sufi influences and needed 'deep-throated' singing, and Shilpa did justice to this song. Her another song ‘"Le Chal Mujhe’ from the movie ‘NH-10’ for music composer Anirban Chakraborty was a tough solo song indeed.

Besides singing in movies, Shilpa also had participated in Coke Studio (season-2) and earned the best music debut singer title in the year 2014 for her song ‘Dum Dum.' Her vocal is best suited for Classical based beats and modern upbeats.

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Kunal Ganjawala

Kunal Ganjawala is a noted Indian playback singer. He is popularly known for singing mostly Hindi and Kannada songs. Kunal was born on April 14, 1972. In his, childhood days he never knew that he wants to sing. He always wanted to be either an actor or a chartered accountant. In his college days during college events, he realized that he could sing well when he won many competitions. His parents constantly supported him to sing and go further in a singing platform. He completed his graduation from St. Peter's School, Mazagaon. To improve his skills, he started learning music from Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan under Sudhindra Bhaumick. His first assignment was a jingle Doodh Doodh. Since he was working with Barot, he believes that he was taken seriously by music directors. In 2002, he got his first break in Bollywood with the song Ab Ke Baras. The song did not earn him recognition from the audience, but many offers did start coming his way. Later, he sang for many movies like Saathiya, Indian Babu, Paisa Vasool, Khakee, Rudraksha, Dhoom, and Meenaxi. His best work is Bheege Honth song from the movie Murder. This song won him many awards IIFA Best Male Playback Award and 2005 Zee Cine Award Best Playback Singer in Male category. In 2005, he debut in the Kannada industry with the song Neene Neene, which became an instant hit. Also, his song Onde Ondu Sari was such a hit that it broke the record for the most number of downloads and highest sales. He participated in an Indian singing talent show; Sa Re Ga Ma Pa aired on Zee Tv. He was also judge of the show Amul Star Voice of India. He has also sung in Bengali, Odia, Tamil, Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Sindhi, and Assamese.

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Gaurav Bhatt

Gaurav Bhatt is a singer, composer, and guitarist. Besides he is also a software engineer. He was born in Rajasthan. He is a well-known classical singer and loves singing ghazals. He shot to fame for a composition of ‘Rag-Mala’ and ‘Taal-Malas’ along with new generation music. For his knowledge of classical music, he has played guitars in recordings for number one music label company T.Series.  Because of his classical music training, Gaurav Bhatt has sung many ghazals that are not limited to Khayal, Thumri raga, tala and other classical and light classical genres.  Gaurav is an exceptional singer in classical music today.  The singer also has given his vocal for private albums and film music. He has performed in stages and entertained the music lovers for many years.  For Doordarshan telecast program such as ‘Geet Gata Hu Mai’, the singer had even played guitar with other musical gurus. Also, he also has sung evergreen songs such as ‘Geet Gata Hu Mai’ and ‘Ga Mere Sang Ga’ on the regional network of Doordarshan in Rajasthan.  He also has composed many songs for ETV Rajasthan program and was even associated with a TV program ’Geet Gata Chal’ on ETV regional networks.  Gaurav loves to lend his vocal for even devotional songs. He has shifted his priority from music to computers in 2004. Since then he was busy with his assignments in many IT companies such as Wipro, Satyam and many more. Currently, he is working as a Tech head in IT Company based in Jaipur. The singer handles both music and IT well. He was a program anchor for ‘Mission Rajasthan’ at DD Rajasthan and was a prominent keyboard player handing musical arrangements in the DD network.

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