Raj Surani discovers a rapper in Shanmukha Priya as she delivers her first ever Rap Performance at the Teaser Launch Of their music series along with Indian Idol winner Pawandeep Rajan and Arunita Kanjilal.
She is pretty. She is young. She is vivacious and what is more? She has her feet firmly planted on the ground. She is Shanmukha Priya, the one who won the Netizen’s hearts for her fabulous performance across Indian Idol 12!
Not being from the entertainment industry didn’t stop her from proving her mettle in the industry! Shanmukha Priya chose to hone her vocal histrionics well before she entered the industry. “It was a great learning experience. I didn’t even join Indian Idol to win, I joined because I wanted to sing. The fact that I got selected itself is a victory!” Noticed for her stellar performance in the same, Raj Surani signed her for a multi-song series alongwith her Indian Idol contemporaries!
Apart from the realm of music, Shanmukha Priya is also a newly turned sensation on social media. With close to three hundred and fifty thousand followers on her verified Instagram profile, her posts garner thousands of likes and hundreds of comments from well-wishers and fans alike! A true fashionista in the making, she has also proved to be a role model for youngsters with her new braided hairdo complemented with a red and jazzy bright jacket as she accompanied fellow Indian Idol contemporaries, Indian Idol 12 winner Pawandeep Rajan and runner-up Arunita Kanjilal.
Produced by Raj Surani under the Octopus Entertainment banner, the 5-song musical fiesta includes stellar performances along with fellow Indian Idol contestants and newly crowned winner Pawandeep Rajan along with runner-up Arunita Kanjilal. Held at their studios in Andheri, the fun-filled musical fiesta saw Shanmukha Priya set the stage on fire with her rap number. “She touched the soul of rap fans in India with her hard-hitting rap vocal delivery,” he said while adding, “She’s got a voice that is international and is as unique as it gets!”
Having received critical acclaim and love for her versatility and musical prowess, Shanmukha Priya has taken Indian classical music form and has often, effectively, blended with western vocals across multiple genres including Rhythm and Blues, Rock and Roll, Jazz et al. Interestingly, inspired by Kishore Kumar, she also took on yodeling and has repeatedly enchanted the audience with her vocal style and technique
Her performance, alongside her contemporaries in Raj Surani’s music series, has been trending on the social media-verse ever since! Watch out for this space for more…