Born and brought up in Mumbai, India, Sharanya Natrajan is a mainstream playback singer, songwriter, vocal coach, music producer & entrepreneur. Google wrote a case study on her initiative the Indian Anthem Project – #IAProject and featured it as one of the top 36 Google success stories of the world.December 2018 marks her debut playback song release called ‘Bhag‘ in the bollywood feature film called ‘ Khamiyaza’.
Also, Her debut independent song ‘Aye Ranjha‘ released worldwide in October 2018 and is available on all platforms like itunes, amazon music, spotify, gaana, jiosaavn, google play, etc. In December 2018, she made it to 92.7 big fm golden voice season 6 by Sonu Nigam in the top 3 mumbai level and was featured by RJ Dilip for many weeks on the radio.
August 2013, She completed her special vocal programme & foundation course majoring in western vocals & from KM Music Conservatory founded by A R Rahman, in Chennai, India. She has also had the opportunity to train under the chief sound engineer at YRF Studios, Mr. Shantanu Hudlikar for 4 months. Later she trained at Operalab India. She is blessed with a huge list of amazing coaches namely; Hratsjuhi Aramian, Gilles Denizot, Jennifer D’souza, Varun U Kumar, Akshay Sharma, Sharvi Yadav, Matthias Lenardt, Archana Deshpande, Vijaya Krishnamurthi, etc.
Currently, She trains many professional actors, professional singers and voice artists privately as well as coaches groups at Theme Music Institute (Napean Sea, Juhu & Bandra). Many of her students have topped LCM – London College of Music Exams and Trinity Exams (both upto Grade 8) and have been admitted into Berklee College of Music, Musicians Institute (US) and Royal School of Music, (UK) and KM (Chennai). She also conducts voice workshops and yearly concerts with her students.
In the past, Sharanya has also sung for ‘Neerja’ starring Sonam Kapoor & for Anubhav Sinha’s movie ‘Gulaab Gang’ starring Juhi Chawla and Madhuri Dixit. She has also sung English rap vocals for a Haryanvi film. She has performed with Music Director Amit Trivedi for the live Music Launch of the Movie ‘Queen’ starring Kangana Ranaut at Kala Ghoda festival. She was launched as one of the 7 stars of Stellar Music at Bluefrog.
Sharanya has sung for many Ad Jingles such as Jio, ‘Rahein’ – Allahabad and Indian Bank Merger (English, Tamil and Marathi), Be Free (was also screened in theaters) Colgate (Hindi + English), Tata Motors Bolt (English), Jumbo King Vadapav, Peter England, Maltova (Hindi and Tamil), Sunshine Constructions(Hindi), Bridgestone, Enrich Salon (English 8 Ads), VVD Gold Hair Oil, Sing Dil Se – Reality show ad, Crossword, etc. She has also sung many Rhymes including the album ‘Sing along’ released in March 2014.
After completing diploma in classical dance (Bharata Natyam) under Mrs. Revathi Srinivasaraghavan and graduation in management studies, she founded Xpressions Events Pvt. Ltd. in Sept 2010, simultaneously completing her masters in commerce. Xpressions Events successfully organized several parties, dance & music workshops, concerts and canine dog festival, and other events including high profile Charity events in 2 years, been a booking agent to various bands all over India and into artist management , thus, managed various renowned artists Like Ravi Chary, Ravi Iyer, Helena Jones, Agnelo Picardo and bands like Sector 8, 1.2, Hundred Octane, The Khayal Groove, The Atom’s Theory, etc.
Sharanya has been an active part of the independent music scene as a successful singer since 2010 performing with various bands, as a founder member and a guest singer such as Sharanya Natrajan Band, Sherry and friends, Ragahaus, Anurag Mishra Music, Spacehuggers, Soulnest, The Hues, Casual Affair, Neonheads, Athanasia, Cirkles, Kickstart freedom, etc.
Her band ‘Soulnest’ has internationally released their first live composition called ‘Kaahe Bisrave/ Aint Nobody’ with 2 amazing multi ARIA Award wining star producers from Australia ; Lachlan Magoo Goold and Yanto Browning who have produced artists like Ed Sheeran, Midnight Oil, Skunkhour, Morning Harvey, the Medics, Kate Miller-Heidke, etc. in the past. Apart from that she has been performing many weddings and corporate gigs of Reliance, Aditya Birla, Cisco, etc.