Sharda Sinha

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Sharda Sinha
Occupation Singer
Years active 1980–present

Sharda Sinha is a folk-singer from Bihar, India.


Sharda Sinha sings Maithili, Bhojpuri and Magahi songs, and has received the Padma Shri award for her contribution to music.[1] Prayag Sangeet Samiti organised Basant Mahotsava at Prayag where Padma Shri Sharda Sinha presented numerous songs based on the theme of spring season,[2] where the advent of spring was narrated through folk songs.[2] She regularly performs during Durga Puja festivities.[3][4] She performed when the Prime Minister of Mauritius Navin Ramgoolam came to Bihar.[5][6]

Sinha performed at Pragati Maidan in the Bihar Utsav, 2010, New Delhi.[7]

Sinha also sang the song "Kahe Toh Se Sajna" in the hit movie Maine Pyar Kia (1989), "Taar Bijli" from Bollywood film Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2 and "Kaun Si Nagaria" from Bollywood film Chaarfutiya Chhokare.[8]

The upbeat pop song "Babool" (from the album Best of Sharda Sinha) was a song played July 15, 2016; in a local Indian-style grocery store, near Atlanta GA USA.


  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved July 21, 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Beauty of spring narrated through folk songs". The Times of India. 2009-03-22. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  3. ^ Manisha Prakash (2003-10-04). "Music maestros add to Puja festivities". The Times of India. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  4. ^ "Puja euphoria reaches a crescendo". The Times of India. 2003-10-04. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  5. ^ Faizan Ahmad & Dipak Mishra (2008-02-19). "Mauritius scholarship for two". The Times of India. Retrieved 2009-04-25. 
  6. ^ A new brand of music in Gangs Of Wasseypur series
  7. ^ "Sharda Sinha's performance at Bihar Utsav an instant hit". The Times of India. 2010-03-28. Retrieved 2010-03-29. 
  8. ^ Gangs of Wasseypur Part 2: Music Review