Shibani Kashyap

Shibani Kashyap is an Indian singer, who is actively working in Bollywood film industry. She has Judged a reality singing show named Bathroom Singer.[2][3][4]

Shibani Kashyap
Shibani Kashyap
Kashyap at the Miss & Mrs Tiara 2018 contest
Born
Shibani Kashyap

Delhi, India
Alma materDelhi Public School, Mathura Road
Spouse(s)Rajiv Roda (2013–present)
Musical career
Occupation(s)Singer
Websiteshibanikashyap.com

Kashyap achieved fame by singing the signature tune of the AIR FM channel of All India Radio and Amul India. Shibani mostly composes music in the Sufi-western blend.

In 2012 she sang a Pakistani serial title song Mohabbat Jai Bhar Mein in Urdu language which was a major hit in Pakistan and as well as India too.[5] She has made her acting debut in the Star Plus T.V show Veera as musician "Megha".[6][7]

ProfileEdit

Born in Delhi, India, she is a graduate in English literature from the University of Delhi. She specializes in western and Indian classical music.

She was a member of the band Black Slade in Delhi. In 1996, the signature tune of A.I.R. F.M., a channel of the All India Radio was launched in Shibani’s voice. She has composed advertisement jingles for Amul India and Subah Savere show on Doordarshan. She shot into national fame with her debut pop album Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat (1998) for which she won the Channel V award.[8] She was selected to represent India at the 1999 annual international music festival Azia Dauysy held in Kazakhstan. In 2000, she released a Sufi album called Nagmagee.

She has performed live shows around the world.[9] She composed and sang her first film song "Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa" for the Hindi film Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part 2 in 2003. She sang for the films Zinda (2006) and 1971 (2007).[10]

She won the Best Female Pop Singer award for the album Nazakat at the 2005 Sangeet Awards held in San Francisco. [11][12] She composed and sang the title track for the television serial Akela on Sony Entertainment Television. She was one of the judges of the singing show Bathroom Singer on Sahara Filmy channel.

In 2012 she sang a Pakistani serial title song Mohabbat Jai Bhar Mein in Urdu language which was a major hit in Pakistani.[5]

Shibani Kashyap along with 29 independent and mainstream other artists were picked to be a part of Hungama Digital Media's new independent music venture ArtistAloud.com. According to Shibani Kashyap "It is a great site as it gives artists their individual space and a platform. It is a great revenue opportunity as well, because there is no way people would be able to pirate these songs, as they are not available in the market. This way we can fight piracy and get our rightful revenues." On 1 August 2012, she traveled from Mumbai to Jantar Mantar, Delhi to participate in the India's fight against corruption. She presented the song "Anna Hazare Deep Hamare" in front of thousands of citizens of India who were there supporting the movement against corruption.[13] On 6 July 2014, she enrolled as member of Bharatiya Janata Party, a political party of India, which formed government in month of May 2014.[14] She also announced this association on website Twitter,[15] earlier also she released new music album " My Free Spirit " where the remix song was produced by Nakul Shourie[16] which was launched by Sonu Nigam9

She has Ranviir The Marshal in 2015, that features a special number sung by her. She has also acted in the film. In 2018, she sang the gangster themed song "Bachke tu chalna re", a duet with singer and composer Varun Ahuja for the film "Mere Paas Baap Hai".

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Film Song Notes
2003 Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa Hindi
2003 Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II Tum Bas Tum Hindi
2003 Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II Prem Dank Hindi
2005 Mr Ya Miss Jeena Hai Toh Jeena Hai Hindi
2005 Mr Ya Miss Fakr Hai Mujhe Hindi
2005 Mr Ya Miss "Kamsin Kali Dil Ki Gali" Hindi
2006 Zinda "Zinda Hoon Main" Hindi
2006 Zinda "Kya Mien Zinda Hoo" Hindi
2007 1971 (2007 film)) "Sehlenge Hum Saare Sitam" Hindi
2007 The Great Indian Butterfly "Keh Le Keh le Dil Se"" Hindi
2007 The Great Indian Butterfly "Thodi Thodi Sanjh"" Hindi
2008 Sirf "Life Peeche Peeche"" Hindi
2008 Sunday "Kashmakash"" Hindi
2008 Maharathi "Kaun Hai Yaha Maharathi"" Hindi
2008 Woodstock Villa "Dhoka Dega"" Hindi
2008 Woodstock Villa "Raakh Ho Ja Tu"" Hindi
2011 Bhindi Baazaar Inc. "Taan Ke Seena"" Hindi
2012 Diary of a Butterfly "Hungama Ho Gaya" Hindi
2014 Main Aur Mr. Riight "Khuda Khair" Hindi
2014 Identity Card "Sannata" Hindi

DiscographyEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "My brother is my biggest critic: Shibani Kashyap". Telangana Today.
  2. ^ "Singing sensation Shibani Kashyap to visit Manipal in November". www.daijiworld.com. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  3. ^ Majumdar, Meghna (4 April 2020). "Berlin's clubs to India's folk singers: this lockdown, here's whom to see perform live online". The Hindu. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  4. ^ "Shibani Kashyap: I can't keep singing the same genre of music all the time". The Indian Express. 7 February 2018. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  5. ^ a b [1][dead link]
  6. ^ "Singer Shibani Kashyap talks about her acting experience in Ek Veer Ki Ardaas: Veera [Exclusive]". Bollywood Life. 16 July 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  7. ^ Female Bollywood Playback Singer and Performer. Shibani Kashyap. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  8. ^ "Shibani Kashyap on lockdown anxiety: Meditation music can calm your senses". The Indian Express. 6 April 2020. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  9. ^ "Shibani Kashyap stages online houseparty on Show4me". www.radioandmusic.com. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  10. ^ "Bollywood lacks a proper music industry: Shibani Kashyap". https://www.outlookindia.com/. Retrieved 11 August 2020. External link in |work= (help)
  11. ^ "Biography - Times of India". The Times of India. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  12. ^ "Shibani Kashyap". 1 March 2014. Retrieved 11 August 2020.
  13. ^ "Artist aloud!". The New Indian Express. 7 January 2010. Retrieved 13 August 2012.
  14. ^ Panwar, Preeti. (6 July 2014) Singer Shibani Kashyap joins BJP – Oneindia. News.oneindia.in. Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  15. ^ Shibani Kashyap on Twitter: "Very happy to join BJP #BJPmembershiponlinecampaign with my full support and faith @BJP4India @BJPRajnathSingh @narendramodi #BJP". Twitter.com (6 July 2014). Retrieved 21 July 2017.
  16. ^ Sonu nigam launches shibani kashyap`s My Free Spirit. Santabanta.com (20 March 2010). Retrieved 21 July 2017.

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