Vasundhara DasPublished: January 26, 2015
Vasundhara Das is an Indian singer, actress, composer, entrepreneur, speaker, songwriter and environmental activist. Vasundhara’s films include Hey Ram (Tamil / Hindi)), Monsoon Wedding (English), Citizen (Tamil/Telugu), Ravana Prabhu (Malayalam), Lankesh Patrike (Kannada) and several others. Vasundhara has worked with composers such as A.R. Rahman, Vishal-Shekhar and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy to name a few. Vasundhara’s current focus is on music composition at her Bangalore based studio called THE ACTIVE. She has also been involved in several independent projects such as Channel V Jammin’, BBC’s HIV awareness anthem for India ‘Har Kadam’, Mission Ustaad, Arya, Global Rhythms, Nylon Soundz and most recently, The Shah Hussain Project, a collaborative album with Sufi singer Mir Mukhtiyar Ali.
She started her playback singing career with A. R. Rahman’s Tamil film Mudhalvan, for which she sang the song “Shakalaka Baby”, and thereby winning the Filmfare Best Female Playback Singer Award. She has a French single out in France called L’ete Indien in collaboration with Paris based Agrumes Studio. She was a founding member of Arya, a world music band that has performed in Europe and America and broke up in 2004.
|Place of Birth||Bangalore, Karnataka|
|School||Cluny Convent High School, Bangalore|
|College||Mount Carmel College, Bangalore|
|Debut movie||Hey Ram (Tamil)|
|Known For||Hey Ram,Citizen|
|Parents||Kishen Das – Nirmala Das|
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