Akasa Singh is a popular Indian singer. She is best known for singing the Bollywood songs Kheech Meri Photo and Naagin. Apart from this, there has been a long list of Akasa Singh’s chartbuster songs. Well, now the illustrious star of the singing industry is going to entertain the audience with her presence in Bigg Boss 15.
Akasa Singh, also known by her nickname AKASA, was born on 2 April 1994 (age 27; as in 2021) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. She hails from a family with a musical background; as her father and brother are known to be fine singers. Her father became her biggest inspiration. Besides singing, she also tried her hands in the field of acting like her mother, who is a professional Kathak dancer. In her college days, she took part in various youth fest activities and won many prizes.
Akasa is known for her charming looks. She is a fitness freak and is very particular about her diet. Singh is approximately 5’5″ tall and has black eyes and black hair.
Akasa Singh hails from a Sikh Namdhari family with a musical background. Her father, Arvinder Singh, is a singer, whereas, her mother, Ameeta Singh, is an experienced Kathak dancer. Her brother, Aasa Singh is a singer too.
As of 2021, she is unmarried.
Aspiring to become a musician since childhood, she began her music activities while doing her graduation from Mithibai College in Mumbai.
During Akasa’s childhood days, popular singer Mika Singh inaugurated her to the music industry by counting her in his crew. She was the single girl among 10 male affiliates who were elder to her. Singh’s vocation gripped off when her YouTube video clips proceeded fervidly. After that, she was directed in a vocalizing reality series.
In her teenage, Akasa commenced her profession as an actor; she interpreted the foremost character in a Pollywood serial. She followed acting for a year in which she additionally materialized in a few adolescent shows. In 2014, she came into the spotlight with the singing reality show India’s Raw Star, where she was given mentoring lessons from the famous Indian singer Himesh Reshammiya. Fascinated by her euphonious tone, Himesh Reshammiya assured to offer her a chance to sing in Bollywood. She was ranked among the top five finalists of the show but did not emerge as the winner. Subsequently, Akasa was seen in MTV’s show called Angels of Rock along with other popular singers like Shalmali Kholgade, Anusha Mani, and Jasmine Sandlas. For this show, Akasa Singh penned and formulated two melodies. Moreover, she also made an appearance in Yeh Hai Aashiqui.
In addition to acting and singing, she marked her debut as a TV host with MTV Beat’s Secret Side. While opening about her hosting skills in front of the media channels, Akasa stated,
I have always loved talking and interacting with people (and apparently I ask a lot of questions), so the hosting makes it legit.”
Akasa made her debut in 2016 by singing Kheech Meri Photo, which was composed by Himesh Reshammiya. The song instantly went viral after its release on YouTube. Moreover, she lent her voice to popular songs like Kudi Gujrat Di, Aithey Aa, and Prem Pujari. In the next year, she worked as a playback singer for the web series Maaya: Slave of Her Desires for the songs Take Me Higher and Rafta Rafta. For the web series named Twisted 2, she sang the song, Raat Ki. An additional flamboyant song of her vocation is Dil Na Jaaneya from the movie Good Newwz for which Akasa united with an American pop artisan named LAUV.
Singles (Label- Sony Music Entertainment India)
In 2018, Akasa Singh marked her debut pop single with Thug Ranjha. Her song earned huge appreciation and became one of the most-surveillant Indian videos globally on YouTube in 2018.
In the following year, she delivered the celebrated song Maaserati. The year 2019 proved to be a milestone in her music career; as she went on to release another hit song Naagin, that earned millions of views on YouTube in just three months after its release.
In 2020, Akasa collaborated with the famous Indian rapper Raftaar and released the song Naiyyo. In the succeeding year, she again collaborated with the Nepali actor Rohit Saraf and released the song Shola.
Akasa Singh also made a foreign collaboration. In the year 2017, she collaborated with the international star Ricky Martin for the song Vente Pa Ca. Subsequently, Singh assembled a medley of Ed Sheeran’s song Shape of You and Badshah’s hit song Mercy.
In 2018, she made her debut in a dating show named Hear Me. Love Me., and the show streamed on Prime Original.
- She is a huge fan of Alia Bhatt, Deepika Padukone and Priyanka Chopra.
- Her love for panipuri is way too much.
- Mumbai and New York are her favourite places to be in the world.
- She is a great admirer of the evergreen singers Sunidhi Chauhan, Beyoncé Adele and John Mayer.
- Her best-loved movies are Pretty Woman (1990) and The Notebook (2004).
- Joey from the television series Friends is her most liked television character.
- She loves the Punjabi Folk Music genre.
BIKE AND CAR COLLECTION
She owns a Royal Enfield Classic 350 bike and a Volkswagen Polo car.
- Her hobbies include singing, dancing, reading and riding bullets.
- She is an avid animal lover.
- Describing her birth life in Mumbai, Akasa says-
I grew up with only brothers. While growing up, I never hesitated for anything, thinking whether it w0uld be inappropriate to behave in a way since I’m a girl. I did what I saw my brothers do. So, with that confidence, I never hesitate onstage about how I’d look while rapping, or whether I have to behave/perform in a particular way since I’m dressed in a lovely ghagra choli.”
- Akasa Singh also did Ice Bucket Challenge (2014).
- She has got two tattoos inked on her body.
JOURNEY IN BIGG BOSS
After making an individual space for herself in the highly competitive music world, Akasa Singh entered the controversial house of Bigg Boss 15. Apart from her, other contestants who entered the house are Shamita Shetty, Nishant Bhat, Pratik Sehajpal, Donal Bisht, Umar Riaz, Karan Kundrra, Tejasswi Prakash, Simba Nagpal, Meisha Iyer, Sahil Shroff, Vidhi Pandya, Vishal Kotian and Ishan Sehgal. However, she shared a good bond with Pratik Sehajpal inside the show. The show is telecasted on Colors TV and also airs 24×7 live on Voot.
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