Neeti Mohan

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Neeti Mohan
Neeti Mohan Har Kisi Ko.jpg
Neeti Mohan performing 'Har Kisi Ko' in 2015
Background information
Birth name Neeti Mohan
Also known as Neeti
Born (1979-11-18) 18 November 1979 (age 37)
Delhi, India
Occupation(s) Singer,dancer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2003–present
Associated acts Aasma

Neeti Mohan (born 18 November 1979), also credited as Neeti, is an Indian singer. She was one of the winners of the Channel V show Popstars and as such, became a member of the Indian pop group Aasma with the other winners of the show.[1][2] She was also on the Star Plus show Music Ka Maha Muqabla, where she was part of the winning team Shankar's Rockstars led by Shankar Mahadevan. She is a regular on A.R. Rahman live shows.[3][4][5][6]

She has also acted, with a role in a Dharmendra production titled Socha Na Tha. Neeti joined as a guest with competitors and performed in Indian Idol Junior, 2015.[7]

Early life and background[edit]

Born in Delhi,[8] Mohan did her schooling from Birla Balika Vidyapeeth, Pilani, Rajasthan. She is an alumna of Delhi's Miranda House, a philosophy graduate and a dance instructor as well. She was also a NCC cadet during her college days.

She is the daughter of Brijmohan Sharma and Kusum, and is the eldest of four sisters. Her sister Shakti Mohan is the winner of Dance India Dance on Zee TV, and her sister Mukti Mohan was part of the winning team "Masakali Girls" on the dance show Zara Nachke Dikha on Star Plus. She also has one other sister.[9][10]

Career[edit]

Neeti Mohan at a live event, 2014

Mohan made her singing debut in Bollywood in 2012, with "Ishq Wala Love" in Student of the Year opposite Shekhar Ravjiani and Salim Merchant. Mohan ended the year 2012 with "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan. Both her songs earned her various nominations and also some awards at the various awards function. She also featured on the TV show, MTV Unplugged India along with Shalmali Kholgade and Arijit Singh among many where she sang an acoustic version of "Jiya Re". She had also featured on the same show with A. R. Rahman earlier.

She started the year 2013 with "Saadi Galli Aaja" for Nautanki Saala opposite Ayushman Khurana. She has also lent her voice to the remixed versions of her songs – "Ishq Wala Love" and "Saddi Galli Aaja". Later she sang "Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari" from Chennai Express opposite Sunidhi Chauhan and Arijit Singh and "Har Kisi Ko" from Boss alongside Arijit Singh again.

She started the year 2014 with "Tune Maari Entriyaan" from Gunday.She has also lent her voice for "Khamakhan" from the movie Bewakoofiyan opposite Ayushman Khurana.Later in the year; she sang the song titled "India Waale" opposite Vishal Dadlani, KK and Shankar Mahadevan and the title track "Bang Bang" of the film Bang Bang! opposite Benny Dayal.She also lent her mystical voice to the song " sapna jahan"

Neeti was one of the judges of "The Voice", along with Shekhar and Shaan, which is telecasted at "&TV" every Saturday-Sunday at 9:00 p.m. IST.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Channel Notes
2003 Popstars Participant & Winner Channel V member of Aasma, formed as part of winners
2004-2006 Remix As Singer and member Aasma band STAR One singer of the show
2009 Music Ka Maha Muqqabla Participant as member of Shankar ke Rockstars Star Plus Part of Shankar's Rockstars(Won)
2012 MTV Unplugged Performer/Singer MTV India featured for Jiya Re from Jab Tak Hai Jaan
for Tu Bole from Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na
2014 Comedy Nights with Kapil Herself Colors Special appearance.
2016 The Voice India Kids Judge &TV Coach/Judge
2017 The Voice India(Season 2) Judge &TV Coach/Judge
2017 MTV Unplugged Performer/Singer MTV India

Films[edit]

Discography[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Capacity Work Outcome Notes
2013 Filmfare Awards RD Burman Award Singer "Ishq Wala Love" from Student of the Year and "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan Won [11]
2013 Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Female Vocalist Singer "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan Won [11]
2013 Filmfare Awards Best Female Playback Singer Singer "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan {Won}॥ [11]
2013 Star Screen Award Best Female Playback Singer Singer "Jiya Re" from Jab Tak Hai Jaan {won}॥

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2016 Filmfare Awards South Best Female Playback Singer Singer "Neeyum Naanum" from Naanum Rowdy Than }}
2016 SIIMA Best Female Playback Singer Singer "Neeyum Naanum" from Naanum Rowdy Than Nominated
2017 Filmfare Awards Best Female Playback Singer Singer "Sau Aasmaan" from "Baar Baar Dekho" Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Hindu : Dreaming to reach 'Aasma'". Retrieved 4 May 2016. 
  2. ^ In Sync. Indian Express. 16 September 2004.
  3. ^ "Bollywood kommt in die SAP Arena". morgenweb, das Nachrichtenportal für die Metropolregion Rhein-Neckar. Retrieved 4 May 2016. 
  4. ^ "INDIA`S MUSIC MAESTRO A.R RAHMAN ROCKS WASHINGTON D.C". Sify. Retrieved 4 May 2016. 
  5. ^ "NDTVMovies.com : Bollywood News, Reviews, Celebrity News, Hollywood news, Entertainment News, Videos & Photos". Retrieved 4 May 2016. 
  6. ^ "Music Chart - The Times of India". Retrieved 4 May 2016. 
  7. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi. "Sonakshi sings with Neeti Mohan on 'Indian Idol Junior'". Times of India. Retrieved 2 August 2015. 
  8. ^ "Neeti Mohan – About me" (PDF). Saviodsa.com. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 
  9. ^ Home truths. Mumbai Mirror. 2010.
  10. ^ Sisters cross swords for TRPs. The Times of India. 25 December 2009.
  11. ^ a b c d Tiwari Vijaya (8 February 2013). "Wanted first song to be with Rahman: Neeti Mohan". TimesOfIndia.com. Retrieved 18 February 2013. 

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