Hamsika Iyer

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Hamsika Iyer
Born (1972-04-12) 12 April 1972 (age 50)
Pune, Maharashtra, India
OriginMumbai, Maharashtra, India
GenresPlayback singing, jingles, Carnatic music, Hindustani music, world music
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1996–present

Hamsika Iyer is an Indian singer based in Mumbai. She is a regular voice with ad world jingles and Marathi tele-serials, and has sung songs in Kannada, Tamil, Hindi, Malayalam and Bengali movies.[1]

International collaborations and tours[edit]

  • Hamsika is the Indian vocalist for Prem Joshua's 2014 album Kashi.[2]
  • Hamsika is a performer for the international band Juno Reactor since 2012.[3]
  • In August 2012, Hamsika performed with musician Aamir John Hadad's band Zoobazar in Valencia, España.
  • November 2011, Hamsika was featured along with the Rajagopalan Quartet at UrbanFOLK Bangalore.[4]
  • In September 2011, Hamsika sang "Chammak Challo" with Akon for the film Ra.One.[5]

Discography[edit]

She has also sung songs with the band 3 Brothers & a Violin for the Karadi Tales audio book series for kids.

Concerts[edit]

  • Juno Reactor, Tours of 2012
Venue: Asia Tour (Japan), Middle East Tour (Jerusalem), Kubana Festival Russia[9][10]
  • Vivek Rajagopalan Quartet – November 2011
Venue: UrbanFolk Bangalore
Vivek Rajagopalan is a percussionist and musician based in Mumbai. This concert was sponsored by Taj Vivanta.[11]

References[edit]

  1. "Hamsika bags award for Kannada film". Times of India. 12 July 2015.
  2. "Transglobal and versatile Indian music". World Music Central.org. 7 October 2014. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  3. "Ben Watkins Reloaded". Bangalore Mirror. 24 January 2012. Retrieved 31 March 2020.
  4. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hG6A7bk6K_0 Vivek
  5. "Chammak Challo singer to perform in Dubai". Khaleej Times. 22 February 2016.
  6. Spirit and Spice
  7. Sunder Mazhe Ghar
  8. PRI.org
  9. Juno Reactor
  10. Japan Tour
  11. Vivek Rajagopalan Quartet

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