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Bollywood singer Shilpa Surroch turns rapper

Music reality show star and singer Shilpa Surroch who became popular as a contestant on The Voice India Season 2, has bagged a song for another film Paharganj. The film is a murder mystery and thriller and the lyrics are penned by the popular lyricist of Udta Punjab, Shellee. After the rap fever engulfing the country with Ranveer Singh’s Gully Boy, Shilpa is happy that she has gotten an opportunity to sing one.

She says, “I shot for the song when I was suffering from severe cold. I was not very confident if the song will turn out well but the makers loved the song, when it finally came out. I think they liked my nasal voice. It was a great experience rapping, since I took it as a challenge and the film is also great based in Paharganj- also known as the Amsterdam of India.”

The singer who has sung for films Black Bud, Murari The Mad Gentleman, Game over, Mirror Game and Vikram Bhatt’s shows feels it is important that you bring versatility in your singing and with a rap song, Shilpa is sure going places. She is sharing the song credits with popular Bollywood singer Brijesh Shandilya of ‘Banno’ fame.

Shilpa Surroch sings a duet with her ‘The Voice’ mentor Shaan

Shilpa who has given her voice in various Ad campaigns is all set for yet another one for LG with her co-singer Shaan. Shilpa who is the rising playback singer, was surprised and excited when she learnt that she will be singing duet with her mentor.

During her journey in ‘The Voice’ Shilpa’s dreams came true when she met Shaan, a singer who has magic in his voice and who made romance more real. As a kid Shilpa was inspired by Shaan’s melodic voice that had captured everyone’s heart during the 1990s and still continues to do so. She grew up listening and singing his songs in various competitions and that made her realise where her dreams lie.

In conversation with her, she mentions that,” It was my dream to once meet Shaan Sir; I grew up listening to him and sang his songs that always brought smile on everyone’s face. When I was hired to sing for the LG ad, I had no idea that I would be singing a duet with Shaan Sir, neither did sir know about it. After rehearsing the song for few times Shaan Sir complimented me by saying ‘Great job, now we are singing duet!’ it meant a lot to me. I was spell bounded by the amount energy sir has and I was inspired to give my best!”

Shilpa Surroch’s dream meeting with the living legend

Music reality show star and singer Shilpa Surroch who became a popular name in the industry after she was a contestant on The Voice India Season 2, is a happy girl these days. The singer who has sung for films Ekkees Tareekh Shubh Muhurat, Black Bud, Murari The Mad Gentleman, Game over, Mirror Game and Vikram Bhatt’s shows, recently got an opportunity to meet the legendary Pyarelal of the famous music composer duo Laxmikant – Pyarelal at an event organised by the Indian Film & Television Directors’ Association. She said, “It was a blessing to have attended the event and be in the same space as the legendary Pyarelal Ji. They are such talented gems of our country that even listening to their music, you get to learn a lot. If I ever get an opportunity to sing for him or to work under him, it will be an honour and privilege. There are so many young musicians in the country and we all look up to the legendary Laxmikant -Pyarelal.”

Singer Shilpa Surroch bagged a Bollywood film

The event was moderated by Salim Merchant who was also, Shilpa’s Coach during the reality show “The Voice” and Shilpa had a great time clicking pictures with both. She said, “I am looking at a great career in Bollywood and have a huge amount of work to do. Also, now work is not restricted to Bollywood music. There are ample platforms to explore music possibilities and this event was one such reason and space to meet stalwarts of Indian music.”

Shilpa Surroch wins audiences’ hearts with her captivating voice

Singer Shilpa Surroch bagged a Bollywood film

Singer Shilpa Surroch is in a happy space right now. After the singer lent her voice to many television reality shows like ‘Super Dancer’ and ‘India’s best Judwaa’ the singer has bagged a Bollywood film. This is not her first film project. Last, she sang in the film ‘Game Over’ and now she is going to sing for ‘Ekkees Tareekh Shubh Muhurat’. The Music Composer Vicky Prasad, whose last film was “Toilet- Ek Prem Katha” chose her to sing for this film because of her tonal Versatility.

She says, “It has been a tough journey. I am happy that now there are many platforms where big music composers can know of us and we get an opportunity to showcase our talent. I am happy that I have worked with filmmakers like Vikram Bhatt and singers like Benny Dayal, know of my work. It was a learning experience to work with Vicky Prasad. With each new film you learn more and you understand the newer ways to explore your talent. I couldn’t be more grateful”

Besides, ‘Ekkees Tareekh Shubh Muhurat’ the singer has also sung for films like ‘Black Bud’, ‘Murari The Mad Gentleman’ and many more.