Sapna Awasthi

INFORMATION

Artist Birtday : 01/01/1960 (Age 63)
Born In : Kumaon region, Uttarakhand
Occupation(s) : Playback Singer

Bollywood playback vocalist Sapna Awasthi Singh is best known for her songs “UP Bihar Lootne” from Shool and “Chaiyya Chaiyya” from Dil Se (1999).

Sapna Awasthi began preparing in classical music at a youthful age and finished Sangeet Vishaarad at Bhatkhande Music Institute, Lucknow. She started singing for the radio when she was fifteen, before portraying on stage. She obtained her first break in Bollywood from composer Sameer Sen.

Awasthi is from the Kumaon area of Uttarakhand and emigrated to Mumbai after singing melodies in Krantiveer (1994). She has sung for major singers like Nadeem–Shravan, Anand–Milind, Anu Malik, A. R. Rahman, Sandeep Chowta, and others. Her most prominent hit to date, as is usually considered, is not her duet ‘Chaiyya Chaiyya’ (co-singer Sukhvinder Singh) for A. R. Rahman’s Dil Se (1998), though ‘Pardesi Pardesi’ (co-singers Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik) for Nadeem-Shravan’s Raja Hindustani.

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Sapna Awasthi

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