Since her first song “Main Tainu Samjhava KI” released on YouTube, a 15-year-old girl Shraddha Sharma eventually broke the internet and became the role model for college students by performing at college fests across India.
When Shraddha uploaded her first song “Main Tujhe Samjhavan Ki” on YouTube, she was just 15 years old. She didn’t expect her video would rule the internet and she will end up becoming a star in YouTube. Her channel Shraddharockin got over 7 lakh views within weeks. It has got millions of subscribers soon. With around 30 odd videos of her and 20 lakh views, she has become Justin Bieber of India. She is seen singing the cover versions of Bollywood songs with a guitar on hand. She has also signed a contract for a long term with Universal Music.
About Shraddha Sharma
Shraddha Sharma is an Indian teenage singer who belongs to Dehradun. She was born on October 15, 1995 and she started her singing by uploading her videos on YouTube. Her very first video was a cover of “Main Tenu Samjhavan Ki” from “Virsa”, when she was 15 on April 30, 2011. Her first album “Raastey” got a lot of fame and her tracks quickly rocked the music industry. A song in Murder 2, Haal-e-Dil had around 700,000 views. Most of us don’t know about her hidden talent, mimicry.
She tasted instant success in India as a singer just like Honey Singh and Justin Bieber. Her favorite singers are Lata Mangeshkar, Lana Del Rey, and Porcupine Tree (the band). Her mother, Kusum, is a music teacher. So, it is obvious that she got training from her mother.
Her Professional Life – Shraddha Sharma
Shraddha uploaded her fourth video on August 16, 2011, which went viral soon. He also sung “Just Trust Me” song in a TVC from the Hair n Care campaign. Today, her channel has over 215,000+ subscribers. She also signed a contract with Culture Machine for singing on YouTube.
It was believed that her album was launched on March 1, 2014 at initial YouTube Fan Fest in Mumbai. The album titled “Raastey” is an eclectic blend of R&B, Pop, Dance, and Rock. The album was titled behind the song “Raastey”. According to her, the album is all about the path which lies ahead in life. All of the songs have been written by Ankur Tewari, a well-known songwriter, in her album. Her YouTube video “Dum Maaro Dum” led her to enter into composing and she had several videos which cast a spell of her soulful voice.
Some Interesting Facts about Her
Purists might believe that her range is ordinary. But when it comes to her fan base on YouTube, her popularity can easily give competition to any Bollywood star. Recently, her first album “Raastey” has been released and she is loved by college students.
Be it her lively yet refreshing personality or her girl-next-door looks, you may know her by any quality. But this Dehradun girl just had her luck that led her to see such an unusual fame.
She added, “My mother, who is a music teacher, used to teach classical music to me. When my friend and me got bored one day, we decided to do some fun. So, we recorded a famous romantic song by Rahat Fateh Ali Khan “Main Tainu Samjhavan Ki” and uploaded it quickly on YouTube. I couldn’t believe that I got such an amazing response. Soon, I uploaded another song “Haal E Dil” from Murder 2. My channel was soon loaded with fans.” Her Facebook page was made by one of her fans.
Her passion for romantic songs and her cute face drew a lot of comments from the youth. She added, “Sometimes, the comments are nasty. I love to be appreciated. But I suggest people not to judge my family members and should mind their language who put nasty comments.”
Shraddha, who moved to Mumbai, said her experience in social media was amazing as it is a best way to present your talent instead waiting in the queue in reality show auditions. Her music video “Raastey” is out already and covers her real story. Along with romantic numbers, she experimented with other genres like R&B and Rock as well.