Kheech Meri Photo from film Sanam Teri Kasam is selfie Anthem of Youth
Akasa Singh, born and brought up in Mumbai, hails from a musical family. Her father Arvinder Singh is a Singer and Music Director.Since the age of 12, ...
Akasa Singh, born and brought up in Mumbai, hails from a musical family. Her father Arvinder Singh is a Singer and Music Director.Since the age of 12, Akasa has been on the 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 to name a few. 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 India 's Raw Star. However,as she was busy with certain prior commitments and gigs, Akasa couldn't enter the show, she then later entered the famous reality show INDIA' s RAW STAR as Wild Card Entry, 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 RAW STAR 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 RAW STAR, he gave Akasa her first Bollywood break with Kheech Meri Photo in the movie Sanam Teri Kasam. The song went on to become the selfie anthem of the year and captured the public interest across India and even in other countries as well. Akasa's fresh voice has garnered a lot of attention amongst Music Directors and she has been approached since then 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.