Aneela Mirza

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Aneela Mirza
Born (1974-10-08) October 8, 1974 (age 39)
Frederiksværk, Denmark
Origin Copenhagen, Denmark
Genres Pop, R&B
Occupations Singer
Years active 1995–present
Associated acts Toy-Box, Amir El-Falaki, Arash

Aneela Mirza, or Anila Mirza (born 8 October 1974) is a Danish singer who has found success as a member of the pop group Toy-Box and as a solo artist under the name of "Aneela".

She was born and raised in Denmark. Her mother is is half-Iranian and half-Pakistani, and her father is a Parsi.[1]

She was part of the Danish pop group Toy-Box which enjoyed worldwide success in the late-1990s and early-2000s, selling over 4.5 million albums. The group released two albums of bubblegum dance music, Fantastic and Toy Ride, and had several hit singles including "Tarzan & Jane" and "Best Friend".

After the group's break-up, Aneela embarked on a solo career and released her first solo single, "Bombay Dreams", in 2005. The song was a collaboration with pop singer Arash with whom she worked on several other songs as well, including "Chori Chori" (which is set to the tune of Snow's song "Informer"). Apart from her solo career, Aneela has also produced and written for Danish artist Burhan G, R&B producer Saqib and many more.

Aneela is married and currently lives in the United Kingdom.

Filmography[edit]

  • Bombay Dreams, 2004

Albums[edit]

as a member of Toy-Box[edit]

Solo[edit]

  • Mahi (2006)

Singles[edit]

Year Title Album SWE DK GER BEL SCH
2004 "Bombay Dreams featuring Rebecca Zadig and Arash" Bombay Dreams B.O. 3 - - - -
2005 "Jaande" Mahi - - 39 15 -
2006 "Chori Chori featuring Arash" Mahi 15 - 47 - 82
2006 "Mahi" Mahi - - - - -

Trivia[edit]

  • Her forename (अनिल) means "wind" in Sanskrit and her surname (میرزا) means "son of the lord" in Persian.[1]

External links[edit]

  1. ^ a b Biography for Anila Mirza, IMDb