Tanvi Shah


Artist Birtday : 01/12/1985 (Age 38)
Born In : Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Occupation(s) : Singer
Genres : International Recording Artist
Web Site : www.tanvishah.com

Tanvi Shah is the foremost Indian woman to best a Grammy. Tanvi was born in Tamil Nadu, India on 1 December 1985. She has sung in Telugu, Hindi, and Tamil. In addition, she sings in Portuguese, Spanish, and different romance tongues, as well as Arabic.

She has running teamwork with A.R. Rahman and has sung a number of songs for him, including songs from Sillunu Oru Kadhal, Slumdog Millionaire, and newly Delhi-6. She penned the Spanish lyrics for “Jai Ho”.

Her success with A.R. Rahman got her invitations from leading music directors and she has sung for Amit Trivedi, Yuvan Shankar Raja, and other music directors.

She shared the Grammy Award for Best Song Penned for Visual Media with A.R. Rahman and Gulzar in the 52nd Grammy Awards for the song Jai Ho, for penning the Spanish lyrics for the song. With the conquest of Slumdog Millionaire, Shah has been featured in Snoop Dogg’s song “Snoop Dogg Millionaire”. Apart from the Grammy, she also obtained the BMI Award in 2009 in London for the identical and also shares the World Soundtrack Award (2009) with Gulzar and Rahman.

She firmly thinks that we all need to give back to the community. She is vigorously involved with the Cancer Institute and with the “End Polio” movement of Rotary International along with A. R. Rahman, Amitabh Bachchan, and Anil Kapoor. She has contributed her song, “Zindagi”, directed by JHawk, to the End Polio campaign album that features international artists such as David Sanborn, Ziggy Marley, Itzhak Perlman, Donovan, and members of the Congolese band, Staff Benda Bilili.


Tanvi Shah