Ritviz Srivastava (born 24 July 1996 ) is an Indian singer-songwriter, electronic musician and record producer from Pune, Maharashtra, India.[1] He is known for his song "Udd Gaye" featured on A.I.B.'s official YouTube channel after becoming the winner of the 2017 Bacardi House Party Sessions, a talent hunt competition organized by A.I.B.. Recently, Netflix India used Ritviz' s song "Sun Toh" in their series Mismatched.[2]"Bacardi House Party Sessions to take over your party playlist". RadioandMusic.Com. 2 December 2017. Ritviz has been selected in the Forbes 30 under 30 list of 2021. Ritviz has been featured on one of the Digital covers of Grazia, Cool List 2021.

Ritviz
Ritviz in 2020
Ritviz in 2020
Background information
Birth nameRitviz Srivastava
Born (1996-07-24) 24 July 1996 (age 24)
Darbhanga, India
Genres
Occupation(s)
  • Producer, Composer, Singer-Songwriter
  • Musician
  • DJ


Years active2017 - present

Early life and careerEdit

Ritviz was born in Darbhanga,[3] in the Indian State of Bihar and brought up in Pune, Maharashtra. His mother (Mrs. Anvita Bharti) is a classical vocalist and teaches Performing Arts as a lead teacher at Delhi Public School, Pune. His father (Mr. Pranay Prasoon) is a Trade Finance Manager (TFM) and also plays the tabla.[4] This resulted in an exposure to music from an early age. He started learning music at the age of six, and went on to be tutored by Pandit Uday Bhawalkar in the Dhrupad subgenre of Hindustani Music.[5] He composed his first song at the age of 10.[6] His preferred D.A.W. is "Ableton".[7]

His associated acts include a remix of Nucleya's track Lights, from 2016 album called Raja Baja.,[8] a remix of Major Lazer's Light It Up, of which RITVIZ made the Diwali version which features his voice as well as production, and lastly a remix of Lauv's Modern Loneliness.

TeasersEdit

On Tanmay Bhat's YouTube live-stream, on a Zoom call with Ritviz and Kaneez Surka, Tanmay played two of Ritviz's songs, "Oas Hai"[9] and another untitled track.[10] "Oas Hai" has a feature on the song by the rap duo Seedhe Maut, while the latter untitled track has a feature from the rapper DIVINE and is said to be co-produced by Nucleya.

DiscographyEdit

Ritviz has released the following songs:

Year Album Record Label Track(s) Artist(s)
2016 Vizdumb Relentik Records I Feel Love

Beatific

RITVIZ
2016 Hi Chai Recordings MUKTI RITVIZ
2016 YUV Bali

TAAN

YUV

JITI

RITVIZ
2018 VED Jeet

Ved

Sage

Barso

Jeet 2.0

RITVIZ
2020 DEV Liggi

Chalo Chalein

Thandi Hawa

Pran

Lauv – Modern Loneliness (Ritviz Remix)[11]

Roshni (released in 2020)[12]

Raahi (for Pride Month @ Tinder India)[13]


RITVIZ
2021 Single(s)
  • Lauv – Modern Loneliness (Ritviz Remix)[11]
  • Roshni (released in 2020)[12]
  • Raahi (for Pride Month @ Tinder India)[13]
  • Sun Toh (for Mismatched - Netflix)
Ritviz

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Patwa, Priyadarshini (20 February 2020). "Meet Ritviz, the New Desi Electronica Master on the Block". Entrepreneur.
  2. ^ "Making Music In Lockdown: A Guide By Indian DJ-Composer MojoJojo". Mashable India. 16 June 2020.
  3. ^ [[DarbhanSaraa Bano En' ]]
  4. ^ Tabla
  5. ^ "Ritviz: "I cannot make music just for the heck of it"". The Hindu. 14 March 2019. Retrieved 8 August 2020.
  6. ^ Upadhye, Aishwarya (1 March 2019). "Ritviz: "I cannot make music just for the heck of it"". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  7. ^ Inc, Equipboard. "Ritviz's Equipboard". Equipboard. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  8. ^ NUCLEYA Raja Baja – Official Aftermovie | NSCI Dome, retrieved 6 July 2020
  9. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  10. ^ "YouTube". www.youtube.com. Retrieved 6 July 2020.
  11. ^ a b Lauv – Modern Loneliness (Ritviz Remix), retrieved 22 October 2020
  12. ^ a b SickFlip & Ritviz - Roshni feat. Seedhe Maut (Official Music Video), retrieved 22 October 2020
  13. ^ a b Raahi, retrieved 22 October 2020

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