Teesha Nigam

Teesha Nigam (born 21 December) is an Indian playback singer and the sister of famed Bollywood playback singer Sonu Nigam.[1][2]

Teesha achieved limelight with the song 'Dheera Dheera' from Magadheera, for which she won the Best Debutant Female Singer at Mirchi Awards and the Best Female Playback Singer Awards at the CineMaa Awards. She has sung in numerous Telugu movies including Super, Bujjigadu, Saleem, Sree, Political Rowdy, Gunde Jhallumandi, and Shirdi Sai.[citation needed]She has also sung for multiple Bollywood Films such as Singh Saab The Great,[3] ShortKut [4] and Wanted.[5]

Early lifeEdit

She was born on 21 December in Mumbai to singers Agam Kumar Nigam[6] and Shobha Nigam.[7] Her original name was Neekita Nigam.[3] She is the younger sister of Sonu Nigam.[1]

DiscographyEdit

Discography
Song Movie Year
'Aarzoo hai pyar ki' 'Kaisay Kahein' 2007
'Sachha Pyar' 'Marigold'[8] 2007
'Le Le Mazaa Le' 'Wanted'[5] 2009
'Dheera Dheera' Magadheera 2009
'Mareeze Mohabbat' 'ShortKut'[4] 2010
'Behka Behka' 'Sooper Se Ooper’ 2013
'Singh Saab The Great' 'Singh Saab - The Great'[3] 2013
'Total Talli' 'Loveshuda[9] 2016
Singles
Song Year Details
Katna Nai 2016 Remake of 2008 Katna Nai by Sajjad Ali[10][11][12]
Meri Dua Hai 2017 Collaboration With Talat Aziz[13]

AwardsEdit

Awards And Honors
Award Song Competition Year Result
Best Debutant Female Singer Dheera Dheera Mirchi Awards 2010 Winner[14]
Best Female Playback Singer Dheera Dheera CineMAA Awards 2010 Winner[15]
Best Female Playback Singer Dheera Dheera Filmfare Awards 2010 Nominated

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Sonu Nigam: Teesha Sings Like A Monster". Mid-day.com. 10 October 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  2. ^ "Sonu Sister". Times Of India. 13 May 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  3. ^ a b c "Teesha Interview". Times Of India. 8 November 2013. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  4. ^ a b "Shortkut Music Review". Hindustan Times. 9 July 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Wanted Music Review". Hindustan Times. 16 May 2012. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  6. ^ "Teesha Feels Responsible Family Music Legacy". Times Of India. 17 January 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  7. ^ "Teesha Follows Family". Times Of India. 14 January 2017. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  8. ^ "Marigold". Hindustan Times. 5 June 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  9. ^ "Love Shhuda". Times Of India. 16 October 2015. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  10. ^ "Teesha Nigam To Release New Single". Times Of India. 17 January 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  11. ^ ""No Pressure Of Being Sonu Nigam's Sister" Says Teesha Nigam". Indian Express. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  12. ^ "Teesha Nigam To Release New Single Katna Nai". Hindustan Times. 12 October 2016. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  13. ^ "Talit Aziz and Teesha Nigam Release New Single 'Meri Dua Hai'". Mid-Day.com. 2 January 2017. Retrieved 6 February 2018.
  14. ^ "Radio Mirchi Awards Winners". Radio Mirchi. 2009. Retrieved 7 February 2018.
  15. ^ "Nikita Nigam Awards". Net4u.tv. Retrieved 7 February 2018.