Anupama Raag

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Birth name Anupama Raag Genres Pop, Blues, Rap Occupation(s) Singer , Musician, Composer Years active 2011–present Website www.anupamaraag.com

Anupama Raag is a Bollywood music director and singer, born in Lucknow and educated at Bhatkhande Music Institute.

Biography[edit]

Education[edit]

Annupama Raag was trained in classical music at Ustad Gulshan Bharti of Lucknow gharana, and Yogendra Bhat of Gwalior gharana, under the traditional guru-shishya parampara.

Early career[edit]

She made her Bollywood debut in 2011 with the number "Shalu ke thumke", in the movie Bin Bulaye Barati. The song was composed by Anand Raj. In the same year she sang "Nazar Se Nazar Mile" together with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, in Mile Na Mile Ham. She has sung with Mika Singh in the movie Zila Ghaziabad and with Madhuri Dixit in Gulab Gang.

Later career[edit]

Raag has produced music for films and albums. She works for Salman Khan productions and Yash Raj Films, and has also composed music for Lucknow Development Authority and the Uttar Pradesh Pride Song for Uttar Pradesh Government. She has also composed jingles for TV Commercials for various brands.

Her album with Mika Singh was called Laal Dupatta. On 21 January 2017, the song "Saware" with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan was released.

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Awards and titles[edit]

She received the "Yash Bharati" Award by Uttar Pradesh government for 2016—2017.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Singer[edit]

Song Film Title Music Director Year
Rangi Saari Gulabi Gulaab Gang Soumik Sen 2014
Shalu Ke Thumke Bin Bulaye Baraati Anand Raj Anand 2011
Nazar Se Nazar Miley Naa Miley Hum Sajid-Wajid 2013
Ghaziabad Ki Rani (Baap Ka Maal) Zila Ghaziabad Amjad Nadeem 2013

Music Director[edit]

Album Singer Year
Daas Dev Swanand Kirkire 2018
I Love My U.P Anupama Raag, Shashi Suman
Naina Re Anupama Raag 2017
Saware Anupama Raag, Rahet Fateh Ali Khan
Banjarey Anupama Raag, Rahet Fateh Ali Khan
Laal Dupatta Anupama Raag, Mika Singh 2016

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Anupama Raag - New Songs, Playlists, Videos & Tours". BBC Music Accessed 2016-03-29
  2. ^ Misra, Iti Shree (26 January 2014). "I am elated to have sung with Madhuri: Anupama Raag". The Times of India. Retrieved 3 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Anupama Raag records duet with Madhuri Dixit ". Times of India website Accessed 2016-03-29
  4. ^ "Anupama Raag". www.anupamaraag.com Accessed 2016-03-29
  5. ^ "A bureaucrat turned Bollywood singer- Anupama Raag". Times of India|website Accessed 2016-04-02
  6. ^ "नसीरुद्दीन शाह, अनुपमा राग, मनोज मुंतशिर समेत 54 को यश भारती सम्मान, देखें पूरी लिस्ट". patrika.com. Retrieved 10 March 2018.