Everyone wants to take a Selfie and everyone loves taking photos but one singer has made the youth of today fall in love with this addictive tune which made it into a blockbuster film! Akasa Singh, born and brought up in Mumbai, hails from a musical family. Father Arvinder Singh is a singer and music director. Since the age of 12 Akasa has been on stage performing for various colleges, as singer, anchor and entertainer. At 17, Akasa joined famous Bollywood singer Mika Singh’s band as the lead female vocalist. For four years after, she performed with him and his band all over the globe- India as well as International audiences in USA, UK, Canada, Australia, Russia, Switzerland and many more! Akasa is known for her upbeat and entertaining performances and for stirring up a fun and lively atmosphere amongst the audience.
She gained internet popularity from her video “Brown Rang” on YouTube, that garnered a lot of views and also got the attention of Yo Yo Honey Singh who chose her to be amongst the top 10 of reality show Indias Rawstar. However, since due to prior commitments and gigs, Akasa couldn’t enter the show, she later entered the famous reality show INDIAS RAWSTAR as wild card, where in she challenged 7 boys being the only girl. She won many hearts with her versatile performances rapping, dancing, singing and making the viewers groove with her. She is one of the Top 5 artistes of RAWSTAR and the only girl. Her then Mentor on the show Himesh Reshammiya was mighty impressed with her and promised her a movie song on national television.
True to his promise, post RAWSTAR, he gave Akasa her first Bollywood break with Tu Kheech Meri Photo in the movie Sanam Teri Kasam. The song went on to become the selfie anthem of the year and caught public interest aplenty. Akasa’s fresh voice has garnered a lot of attention of music directors and she has since been approached by music directors like Pritam, Sachin-Jigar, etc. Akasa’s YouTube covers of songs like Judaai and Jugni ji gained a lot of popularity on social media.