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On world music day, meet Varsha singh whose voice is as sweet as “Bareilly ki Barfi”

 On June 21, the world celebrates World Music Day which helps us rejoice music in all its forms and the impact it’s had on the world and the human spirit.

Music is the most soothing remedy for any mood, be it happiness or gloomy moments of your life. The excitement levels are well expressed with beating rhythms. As soon as your favourite number plays your body makes movements or takes you to the most relaxing journey of your mind

Talking on this day The India rise brings for its readers a candid Chit Chat from Varsha Singh, a girl from Bareilly who is well settled for past ten years in the music industry and strongly feels that the success only comes from hard work and determination to struggle along with luck that joins with work to pay award you.


Born and brought up in Bareilly, Varsha Singh Dhanoa needs no introduction in the music industry today. Talking about her early childhood and education to The India Rise, Varsha says,


“I had been a scholar of Saraswati Shishu Mandir followed by Rikki Singh Girls Inter College. I did my Graduation from Bareilly College Bareilly. From an early age of six years, I had been fascinated by music and singing and made my participation in singing competitions and won prizes. With all this boosting up my spirits I took up official learning of music and learnt the intricacies of Indian Classical Music under the guidance of the very able Guru ALOK BANERJEE Ji” and then came to my first break towards my journey to Mumbai with INDIAN IDOL 5 being auditioned, and ever since there is no looking back.”

Talking about her passion converting to the profession she replies,” I started my professional singing career from the advertisement industry. I am majorly into the singing of Ad jingles along with some movies too. But unfortunately, movies took a long span to come to the floor. Recently I have voiced a duet song in film Ghoomketu”.

She also tells, “I own a music channel named RIYAAZ on YouTube through which I extend the training of Hindustani Music and the channel gained a subscription of more than one lakh in a span of only three months.”
Varsha was a part of Himesh Reshammiya’s team in “THE VOICE INDIA” on & TV.

On her family front, she is married to Guru Dhanoa, music producer and blessed with a girl Gurbani Kaur Dhanoa.   

Varsha is not only known for her talent in playback singing, but also for her captivating performances at live shows nationwide. She has performed for more than 1200 love shows all over the world. Some of her pieces have been extremely liked in Music Industry and appreciated by legendary maestros. In days to come, the world will soon be not just humming numbers sung by her, but will also be getting mesmerized in the style of composing she is carving her name for!

To her credit, we can list up:

  • –  Winner of Sangam Kala Group
  • –  Own musical cd released, YESHU TERE LIYE
  • –  Winner of AIR RAMPUR
  • –  Participated in youth festival 2009,25th university, RUNNER-UP
  • –  Worked as a Chorographer/music arranger in rang VINAYAK THEATRE GROUP
  • –  Work as a music director in THEATER FEST 2011,
  • –  Composed music in the play “MATTVILAAS”
  • –  X factor and INDIAN IDOL 6 CONTESTANT
  • –  Has done international concerts ( Hong Kong, Beijing, Malaysia, Dubai etc.)
  • –  Debut song CHANDA NIHARU for Studio Unplugged on YOUTUBE



Based on the conversation with Dr Vaishali Agarwal

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