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Shilpa Rao

Playback Singer

Shilpa Rao (also known as Apeksha Rao) was born in Jamshedpur on 11th April 1984 to a musician father. She did her schooling from Little Flower School. Her father, who himself held a degree in music was a big motivator for Shilpa. Further, Shilpa had the opportunity to learn music from the famous Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.

Shilpa Rao started her music career with smaller assignments such as singing for advertisement jingles. With her strength in Pop and Indian classical music, she quickly got recognized and today Shilpa Rao is a popular playback singer for Hindi films. One of her super hit songs is Ishq Shava (Film: Jab Tak Hai Jaan). She has also sung for Tamil and Bengali films.

Shilpa Rao has given several hit songs. These include - Jazba, English Vinglish, Gustakh Dil, Aisi Sazaa, Dil Dar Ba Dar, Yaariyaan, Udhi Udhi Iteffaq Se, Kar Chalna Shuru Tu, Ishq Shaava, Oru Maalai Neram, Yeh Pal, Dhol Yaara Dhol, Kaise Kahein Alvida, Chingari, Dil Le Jaa - Remix, Gubbare, Khalbali, Subhanallah, Mudhi Mudhi Iteffaq Se, O Re Bande, Sehra, Lamha, Jadoo, Saiyyan Re, Anjaana Anjaani.

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