Neha Bhasin

Neha Bhasin (born 18 November 1982) is an Indian singer and songwriter. She is known for her playback work in Bollywood, Tollywood, Kollywood and independent songs in the genre of Indian pop and punjabi folk music.

Neha Bhasin
Neha Bhasin grace at the special screening of Lust Stories (01) (cropped).jpg
Bhasin in 2018
Born (1982-11-18) 18 November 1982 (age 38)[1]
Occupation
  • Singer
  • songwriter
Years active2005–present
Spouse(s)Sameer uddin
AwardsFull list

Early lifeEdit

Neha Bhasin was born in Delhi to father Ashok Bhasin and mother Rekha Bhasin. Neha belongs to a Hindu Punjabi family. Her clan is khukrain biradri which belongs to khatri Punjabi community. Neha has two siblings, An elder sister Rashi Bhasin and younger brother Anubhav Bhasin. She completed her schooling from Frank Anthony Public School. Neha won her first ever singing competition award, Mariah Carey's song Hero at the age of 9. Since she was a child, always aspired to become a popstar.[2] She joined Shiamak Davar's dance academy to learn various dance forms. She also took vocal classical training from Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.[3][4]

Neha became an over night sensation at age 18 when she was selected by Coke V popstars, a nationwide talent search conducted by Channel V to be a part of the 5-girl pop group Viva.

Personal lifeEdit

Neha Bhasin married Sameer uddin,[5] a music composer, in a western wedding in Tuscany, Italy on October 23, 2016.[6]

CareerEdit

Bhasin was attending Lady Sri Ram College when she auditioned for Coke [V] Popstars in 2002 and won the competition to form India's first all-girls Viva (band) along with four other girls.

After the band broke up in 2004, Neha went on to sing for Bollywood films and Tamil film music industry.

Her first breakthrough in Bollywood was the song 'Kuch Khass Hai' in 2007 which also got Neha her first Filmfare nomination in 2008. Neha's debut Tamil song 'Pesugiren Pesugiren' composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja won her the Vijay Award for Best Female Playback Singer in 2008.

In 2021, Bhasin featured on Times Square Billboard as artist of the month on Spotify for her song ‘Oot Patangi’.[7]

AwardsEdit

Year Award Category Song and Film Result
2007 Vijay TV Awards[8] Best Playback Singer – Female Pesugiren Pesugiren (Satham Podathey) – Tamil Won
2008 Filmfare Awards[9] Best Playback Singer – Female Kuch Khaas Hai (Fashion) Nominated
2009 Music Mirchi Awards South Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Atu Nuvve (Current) – Telugu Nominated
2011 Stardust Awards[10] Musical Sensation of the Year Dhunki (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Won
2011 Screen Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Dhunki (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Nominated
2011 Apsara Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Dhunki (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Nominated
2011 Zee Cine Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Dhunki (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Nominated
2011 People's Choice Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Dhunki (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Nominated
2011 Filmfare Awards South Best Playback Singer – Female Poraney Poraney (VAAGAI SOODA VA) – Tamil Nominated
2011 Filmfare Awards South Best Female Playback Singer – Telugu Hello Hello (Dhada) – Telugu Nominated
2011 Music Mirchi Awards South Best Playback Singer – Female Hello Hello (Dhada) – Telugu Nominated
2011 Mirchi Music Awards[11] Female Vocalist of The Year Dhunki (Mere Brother Ki Dulhan) Nominated
2014 South Indian International Movie Awards Best Female Playback Singer (Telugu) Aww Tuzo Mogh Kortha (1 Nenokkadine) – Telugu Won
2016 Stardust Awards[12] Best Playback Singer – Female Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan) – Hindi Won
2016 Mirchi Music Awards[13] Female Vocalist of The Year Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan) – Hindi Nominated
2017 Filmfare Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan) – Hindi Won
2017 ZeeCine Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan) – Hindi Won
2017 Femina Women Awards Femina Women Jury Award in the Music and Performing Arts Jag Ghoomeya (Sultan) – Hindi Won
2018 Filmfare Awards South Best Female Playback Singer – Telugu Swing Zara (Jai Lava Kusa) – Telugu Nominated
2018 Filmfare Awards Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Punjabi Paani Ravi Da (Lahoriye) – Punjabi Won
2020 Filmfare Awards Best Playback Singer – Female Chashni (Reprise) (Bharat) – Hindi Nominated

International collaborationsEdit

  • Neha collaborated with Malaysian Hip Hop star Emcee Jesz for the song "THANIYE". The song has over 300,000 views on YouTube alone. It was also nominated for "Best Collaboration" at the RADIO RAGA AWARDS in Malaysia (2008–09).[14]

TV and filmEdit

Film songsEdit

Year Song Album Language Composer Co-singer(s)
2005 "Bullet – Ek Dhamaka" Bullet: Ek Dhamaka Hindi Somesh Mathur
2006 "Ek Look Ek Look" Aryan Anand Raj Anand
2007 "I Wanna Rock Like Mummy Ji" Mummy Ji Aadesh Shrivastava
"Kudiye Pataka"
"Jashna Di Raat Ha"
"Pesugiren Pesugiren" Satham Podathey Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Sei Yethaavathu" Billa
2008 "Hari Puttar" Hari Puttar Hindi Aadesh Shrivastava
"Kuchh Khaas Fashion Salim-Sulaiman Mohit Chauhan
"Kuch Khaas (Remix)"
2009 "Om Shanthi Om" Muthirai Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Atu Nuvve Itu Nuvve" Current Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
"Yogi Yogi Thaan" Yogi Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Nasha" Daddy Cool Hindi Gaurav Dayal
Kill Chabbra Raghav Sachar
"You and Me" Pyaar Impossible Salim-Sulaiman
2011 "Are Dhammare" Maharaja Tamil D. Imman
"Poraney Poraney" Vaagai Sooda Vaa M. Ghibran
"Dhunki" Mere Brother Ki Dulhan Hindi Sohail Sen
"Hello Hello" Dhada Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
"Niharika" Oosaravelli
"Dil Ki Hai Tamanna" Force Hindi Harris Jayaraj
2012 "Kaadhal Endhan Kaadhal" Moondru Per Moondru Kaadhal Tamil Yuvan Shankar Raja
"Tha Tha Thamara" Nuvva Nena Telugu Bheems Ceciroleo
2014 "Aww Tuzo Mogh Korta" 1: Nenokkadine Devi Sri Prasad
"Asalaam-e-Ishqum" Gunday Hindi Sohail Sen Bappi Lahiri
2016 "Aakhein Milayenge Darr Se" Neerja Vishal Khurana
"Jag Ghoomeya" Sultan Vishal-Shekhar
2016 " Apple beauty" Janatha Garage Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
2017 "Paani Ravi Da" Lahoriye Punjabi Jatinder Shah
"Swing Zara" Jai Lava Kusa Telugu Devi Sri Prasad
"Swag Se Swagat" Tiger Zinda Hai Hindi Vishal-Shekhar Vishal Dadlani
"Dil Diyan Gallan" (Unplugged)"
2018 "Kaala Doreya" Kaalakaandi Sameer Uddin
"Shuru Kar" Aiyaary Rochak Kohli Amit Mishra
"Heeriye" Race 3 Meet Bros Deep Money
"Swag Saha Nahi Jaaye" Happy Phirr Bhag Jayegi Sohail Sen Shahdab Faridi, Shivangi Bhanaya, Sohail Sen
2019 "Chashni"
(Female version)
Bharat Vishal-Shekhar

TelevisionEdit

Year Show Role Notes
2008 Sa Re Ga Ma Hungama Back stage host
2009 Sitaron Ko Choona Hai Anchor and Judge
2012 Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa 5 Contestant
2017 Oye Firangi Guest
2018 Entertainment Ki Raat Guest Special appearance
2019 The Kapil Sharma Show Guest Special appearance
2021 Indian Pro Music League Guest
2021 Bigg Boss OTT Contestant 6th place
2021 Bigg Boss 15 Panelist

ReferencesEdit

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  9. ^ "54th Filmfare Awards 2008 Nominations". glamsham.com.
  10. ^ "10 years of Max Stardust Awards". mxmindia.com. Retrieved 3 April 2015.
  11. ^ "Nominations - Mirchi Music Award Hindi 2011". 30 January 2013. Archived from the original on 30 January 2013. Retrieved 24 May 2018.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)
  12. ^ "Stardust Awards 2016 Winners". www.bollywoodhungama.com.
  13. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 24 March 2018.
  14. ^ "Thaniye".
  15. ^ "Life Ki Toh Lag Gayi Credits". Internet Movie Database.
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  17. ^ "Song sung true". thehindu.com.
  18. ^ "Sitaron Ko Choona Hai". Archived from the original on 3 January 2015. Retrieved 4 April 2015.
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