Summer is here and we know you are looking for new things to do, new shows to watch, new music to immerse yourself into.
So we decided to help you tick at least one of those things off from your list.
We spent hours researching and listening to tens and tens of music by Indian musicians to bring you a list of the very best ones!
Check out the 5 singing sensations you need to listen to this summer:
1. SANAH MOIDUTTY
Trained in Carnatic and Hindustani classical music as well as western vocals, she got her first break in Bollywood while still pursuing engineering when she was noticed at a talent hunt. Sanah has sung for Hindi Films like Always Kabhi Kabhi, Gori Tere Pyaar Mein and Mohenjo Daro.
She has done Live shows across the globe, solo as well as with Vishal-Shekhar and Band SANAM. The multilingual singer is obviously talented as evident by her collection of covers on her YouTube channel.
Check out her covers on YouTube right here. Especially her cover of the song ‘Manmarziyaan’ from Lootera and Ed Sheeran’s Photograph.
2. ARJUN KANUNGO
Born and raised in Mumbai, with a diploma in Sound Engineering, he is a trained Indian classical singer and plays the Piano & Guitar.
You know, when it comes to musicians, no matter what their accolades may be, you can only like or dislike them based on their work.
So go on, enjoy!
(Also don’t forget to watch this video, its one of my favourites)
3. JONITA GANDHI
Born in Delhi, her family moved to Canada, where she grew up and where her father who has always harboured a passion for music, recognized her potential and encouraged her to sing.
She has had formal training in Western classical music and during her stay in India has taken up training in Hindustani classical singing.
She is commonly seen performing with A. R. Rahman, Amit Trivedi and Salim–Sulaiman.
You can follow her on YouTube right here.
4. SHIRLEY SETIA
Shirley Setia is an Indo-Kiwi singer from Auckland, New Zealand. A graduate student from the University of Auckland, she discovered her passion for music when she took part in a contest conducted by T-Series on a whim. She has now moved to Mumbai to pursue her dream of making it big in Bollywood.
She has been known to collaborate with artists from all over the world, including, KHS, SANAM etc.
You can check out her covers on YouTube right here.
This band doesn’t need an introduction. And if you haven’t heard of them, are you sure you haven’t been living under a rock?
Old classics like Kishore Kumar, Lata Mangeshkar are their specialty and they do it well.
Check out their cover of the infamous song Gulabi Aankhen below and to check out their other covers and originals, check out their Youtube channel right here.
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