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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.

Casting director Sunil Shakya’s birthday was pouring with celebrities

Keeping the “parampara” (tradition) like every year, casting director Sunil Shakya celebrated his birthday with celebrities from Bollywood and Tellywood along with friends on 8th August. Tellywood candy eye Pearl Puri, Aniruddha Dave and many more were present on the occasion. The bash was held at The White Room at Andheri, Mumbai.

After the cake cutting, the dance floor was open and celebs showed their best moves on the latest numbers. Drinks and mouth watering snacks were flowing. The party went on till the wee hours.

Pearl Puri, Aniruddh Dave, Gaurav Sharma, Gaurav Bajpai, Rajneet Kaur, Taran Bajaj, Jayant Gadekar, Neeraj Sood, Subrat Dutta, Sushil Bonthiyal, Rakesh Pandey, Harish Hariaidh, Rupesh Sonar, Jyotsana Indore, Sonali Singh, Vikram Kochar, Anil Mange and many more celebs graced the birthday party.

Directors like Anupam Santosh Saroj, Vishal Dave, Suraj Tiwari, Jitendra Rai, Ajit Sinha and Ragini Gunjan also came to wish the birthday boy.

The other guests present were lyricist Shaqeel Azmi, Rupendra Singh Rana, singer Pankaj Mudgal, casting director Harry Varma, Vipin Gautam, Anoop Gautam, Sanjay Sonu, Rakesh Yadav and Angad Singh Rajput.

Sunil Shakya is a popular casting director in industry. He has done casting for serials like SAB TV’s ‘Yaaron Ka Tashan’, Star Plus’ show ‘Silsila Pyar Ka’ and others. Currently working with Vikram Bhatt for his company Loneranger Production Pvt Ltd. Sunil did casting for webseries like Untouchable, Maaya-2, Tantra, Twistted -2, Zindabad, Zakhmi and still going on.

Shilpa Surroch wins audiences’ hearts with her captivating voice

Mumbai girl Shilpa Surroch is making heads turn with her soul-stirring numbers. The singer has lent her voice to many television reality shows like Super Dancer, India’s Best Judwaa, LG ad, OLX ads, Myntra ad of Hrithik Roshan and the voice of FM one liners for Red FM. She is the voice behind the title track of famous web series “Twisted”, “Tantra” and “Hadh” by Vikram Bhatt. She recently recorded the title song for web series ‘Maaya-2’. She also performs Live and recently performed for SPYKAR, Nature’s Basket(Godrej), etc.

Ask her about her journey in the field of music and she says, “Indian TV music reality shows give us a great opportunity to showcase our talent. Thanks to The Voice India Season 2” aired on “&TV” many renowned names of the music industry know about my talent and this gave me an opportunity to work with Benny Dayal.”


She was also awarded best singer for ‘Aye Ajnabi-Twisted’ (Web Series by Vikram Bhatt) by Indian Wikimedia Awards, one of the first digital awards curated by AltBalaji. She was also nominated for ITA (India Television Academy) Awards in the best singer category. Not only that, the singer sings in many languages and she sings in Spanish, English and Hindi for Music Mojo (Kappa TV).

While she is still new to Bollywood music, the singer has also sung for films like Black Bud, Murari The Mad Gentleman, Game Over, Mirror Game (International Production House). She says, “It is all about hard work and opportunity. You need to be at the right place and right time. I feel grateful to Vikram Bhatt (filmmaker) for giving me opportunity to sing for him. While she has sung for Indian audiences, Shilpa also got an opportunity to sing rhymes for a Singapore based company – WOW Kidz Junior.

The singer is now looking at a career in Bollywood and wants to sing for more Bollywood films. While she is a name that connects with audiences now, she feels there is more to go. She says, “I have a lot to achieve. Also, now work is not just restricted to Bollywood music. There are a variety of platforms which explore our music talent.”