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Rashmi Agarwal won the Grand-Prix Award

at the IX International World Music Festival “Sharq Taronalari”

Rashmi Agarwal is a versatile Indian singer. Her melodious voice and perfect diction captivates and enthralls her audiences across all age groups, genres and geographies. Her music is emotive, expressive and soulful. Over the years she has carved out a niche for herself as an accomplished Sufi and Ghazal singer.The beautiful interplay of her crystal clear voice and heart touching compositions are a delight to hear.

 

She created history when she won the Grand-Prix Award, first time for India at the IX International World Music Festival “Sharq Taronalari”(Melodies of Orient)in August, 2013, Samarkand, Uzbekistan. This is one of the biggest Music Festivals in Central Asia, organized regularly under the patronage of UNESCO.
She was  awarded the Best Female Singer by Artistaloud.com (Hungama Digital Media) in their 3rd Annual Awards, 2013, for her Sufi song "Ranjha Jogida". Besides her debut Sufi album “Rang De Maula” by Mystica Music, she also has a number of audio albums to her credit, namely Deep Electric India by Soultribe Records, Folk Songs From Uttar Pradesh by Beatofindia.com, Songs of Kabir  by Osho World, Enchanting Chants by Pragnya Music. Two of her “Singles”, a Ghazal and a Sufi Folk Fusion song were digitally released by ArtistAloud.com. Her latest release is a Ghazal Album, Sentiments, by Red Ribbon. Most of her songs are available for purchase on iTunes.

 

A post graduate in Hindustani Classical music, she has also trained under Gurus like Smt. Kamala Bose in Allahabad, Smt. Savita Devi in Delhi for Thumri-Dadra, and Smt. Shanti Hiranand for Ghazal gayaki.

 

Rashmi is a Delhi based empanelled artist of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations(ICCR) for performances abroad. Besides TV and Radio, she has also performed on various national and international forums and won many a heart with her soulful and power packed performances. 
In collaboration with Mr. Pran Nevile’s K.L.Saigal Memorial Circle, she has paid glorious tributes to the Gramophone Era Singers and other great artistes like Begum Akhtar, Smt. Naina Devi, Mallika Pukhraj, Meena Kumari, and some great poets like Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Kaifi Azmi, Ali Sardar Jaffery and Mohiuddin Maqdoom through their poetry and compositions. She has also worked with Assistant Professor Kai TurnBull of Berklee College of Music, USA, on the project “Indian Music Concepts in Contemporary Synthesis Production.”

 

Rashmi is equally at ease singing Thumri Dadra, Folk and Bhakti Sangeet as well.

 

Email: rashmi.music@gmail.com  Website: www.rashmiagarwal.com

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