A voice that touches the heart of millions while transcending boundaries of musical comprehension, Richa Sharma is everyone’s favorite. The industry and her fans admire her enormous versatility.
A sought after devotional singer in Delhi, she had to struggle to make her way into the Bollywood Industry. Her life completely changed when A.R Rehman discovered her and her work got recognized in ‘Taal’. Since then, whatever songs she has sung, she has excelled in them. All thanks to her soulful voice. Whether it is ‘Sajda’ (My Name Is Khan) or an energetic song like ‘Maahi Ve’, she has nailed them thoroughly. Miss. Sharma has given huge hits like Kal Ho Na Ho songs, Bidaai, Jag Soona Soona Lage, Lambi Judai, Kamli Kamli, Kahin Aag Lage and way more. She is recently judging ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa’ on Zee TV and has sung Manikarnika movie song.
Born to Late. Pandit Dayashankar Upadhyay and Late. Manorama Devi, the native of Faridabad grew up along with her five siblings. Her formal training in Indian classical music started under the guidance of Bittoo Saidham. Richa, who started learning music when she was 8, her jagran programmes helped her carve her destiny for initial years of her life. Besides, her immense passion for singing helped her try different styles as she also loved singing with crowds. After diploma in music, she began a career in music singing cover versions and bhajans. She has won Bollywood Movie Award for the best playback singer in 2003 for Maahi Ve, Indian Telly Award for Best Singer (2009) for Agle Janam Mohe Bitiya Hi Kijo, Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer in 2011 for Sajdaa. Later in 2015, she was honored with Global Vision Award as the Best Singer & Live Entertainer of Bollywood. Well, it didn’t take her too long to become one of the most popular singers in the industry.
With her gifted powerful voice, she is now performing live. The amazing and consummate performer has an excellent stage presence that mesmerizes all. Although she has recorded plenty of songs in the studio but, she always says her love for the stage is eternal. This time also she is all set to captivate the audience, leaving them delighted with her performance and songs.
Apart from lending her soulful voice to many movies, she also came out with a few albums one of which is ‘Ni Main Yaar Nu Sajna Kardi’, ‘Winds of Rajasthan and Piya’ that made her a more versatile singer. In 2011, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa‘s Sai Ki Tasveer was the first devotional album that she launched and that was the time when she inaugurated her Family’s Sai’s Temple in Faridabad.
Richa Sharma is a celebrity who doesn’t need any introduction to her fans across the globe. She has been in the industry for more than two decades now and besides Bollywood music, she is also known for her Sufi and gazals. According to her, the best platform for showcasing your skills is the stage and if you are worth recognizing, you will certainly be chosen by the audience. Whether it is devotional song or popular Bollywood number, she always put her soul into it irrespective of the genre.