IN PICTURES: Assam girl Prarthana Choudhury wins ‘Best Female Singer’ Award at AAMA
Prarthana Choudhury belonging to the state of Assam was honoured with the 'Best Female Singer' Award at the 5th Artist Aloud Music Awards (AAMA). The award was presented to her for the original Hindi song' Kaisi Khudgarzi' which is written, tuned and sung by her. Prarthana sings in various genres of music ranging from Assamese music to Bhajans, Ghazals, Folk&Sufi music to Hindi-Rock, old and contemporary Bollywood Songs and Indo-Western Fusion Music.
Prarthana completed her post-graduation in Corporate Communications from Mumbai and holds a Visharad degree in Hindustan Classical Music. She was amongst the select few artists invited to perform at the Jagjit Singh Music Festival recently held in Mumbai and has also sung for several Assamese audio & video albums. Going a mile ahead Prarthana was amongst the 10 finalists shortlisted from across India in 2010 for Zee TV's 'Sona-Bhakti Ki Awaaz'.
The grand awards ceremony was held in Mumbai and was attended by bigwigs from Bollywood and the Indie Pop music industry. Prarthana received the award from singing stalwarts Talat Aziz and Suneeta Rao.
Prarthana particularly thanked all her fans and friends for their consistent love and support during her journey with 'Music' so far.
Artist Aloud Music Award, a property of Hungama is India's only Digital Music Awards which felicitates artistes from India and across the globe for proficiency in Independent Music.
Here is the YouTube link to the award-winning song, Kaisi Khudgarzi