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play lo-fi play hi-fi  jara si aahat
play lo-fi play hi-fi  chanda ja chanda ja re ja
play lo-fi play hi-fi  prabhu tero naam
play lo-fi play hi-fi  u hasrato ke daag
play lo-fi play hi-fi  tera jaana dil ke aarmano ka lut jana
play lo-fi play hi-fi  lag ja gale ke phir ye raat ho na ho
play lo-fi play hi-fi  mausam hai ashikana
play lo-fi play hi-fi  naino me badra chaye
play lo-fi play hi-fi  man mohana bade juthe
play lo-fi play hi-fi  yadawa nee ba
Archana udupa
Do you play live?
Bangalore
Band History:
Smt. Archana udupa hails form a family of musicians and music lovers. She started lerning music from the tender age of three. She started her training initially in carnatic music from Sri. Balakrishna and light music from her father Sri.Srinivasa Udupa. Later she swithed over to Hindustani style of singing and started training under the able guidance of Smt. Dr. Shakuntala Narasimhan.

After completion of Degree in journalism, Archana has taken music as her profession.She has adapted herself to singing light music and film music.

Archana has many musical albums to her credit. She has lent her voice to more than 1000 cassetes and Cds in various languages. Archana has sung in many Kannada films in the recent past. Archana has also given live performances all over the country and abroad.

SOME FEATHERS IN ARCHANA¡¦S CAP:

ć Won first place in the National level competition conducted by the All India Radio under the category of light music in the year 1997-1998.

ć She is a graded artist of All India Radio and Doordarshan.
ć The first South Indian to win the nationwide talent hunt programme TVS Sa re ga ma.( Zee TV) in the year 1999.

ć Has recoded for music album under the direction of well known music director and singer Sri. Shankar Mahadevan ( Sapney- Zee Music).


ć Has sung the Millennium song for Close Up Anthakshari under the direction of legendry music director Sri. Anil Biswas.

ć Recorded playback music for a Panjabi film under the music direction of Sri. Jagjit Singh.


ć Has Performed with Jagjit Singh in front of the Taj Mahal at the Millennium Celebration of TVS Sa Re Ga Ma.

ć Shared stage with the luminaries of Indian music like Balamurali Krishna, Pandit Ravi Shankar, Pandit Shivkumar Sharma, Kishan Maharaj, Girija Devi, Parvin Sultana, Ustad Zakir Husain, Pandit Ramnarayan, Ustad Vilayath Khan, O.P Nayyar, etc., and gained there appreciation.


ć Has performed with Legendry singer Sri. Manna Dey.

ć Has performed with famous singers such as Hariharan, Shankar Mahadevan, Vani Jayaram, Usha Uthup etc.,


ć Performed in the Spirit of Unity Concert for National intrigration at Rajamundry, Andra Pradesh.

ć Has shared a music album with Mehadi Hasan, Gulam Ali, Madhu Rani, Roona Laila, Sonu Nigam, etc.,

ć She performs regularly with the biggest name in South Indian film music Mr. S.P Balasubramanyam in concerts and in T.V.shows.

ƒá Has rendered play back singing for ¡§ Natyarani Shanthala¡¨ a musical mega serial directed by the Bheeshma of Indian films Late Sri. G.V. Iyer.( Both in Hindi and kannada)


ć Has sung under the direction of Sriyuths. Rajan Nagendra, the late Vijaya Bhaskar, the Late Upendra Kumar, Hamsalekha, C.Ashwath and Vaidyanathan, Vijay Anand, L.N. Shastry, V.Manohar etc.,

ć Recipient of:
1. Navras Award- instituted jointly by Indian Music Research Academy and Navaras Records, London ¡V for the year 1999-2000.
2. Arya Bhata award for the year 1999-2000.
3. G.V.Atri Award for the year 2000-2001
4. Pride in my Profession Award for the year 2000-2001 ¡V instituted by Rotary Culb.
5. Sahyadri Award 2001 ¡V 2002- instituted by Sahyadri Sangha
Your influences?
To view her album pls visit
http://deepspreety.tripod.com/archana_udupa
Favorite spot?
Bangalore
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