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Rashmi Agarwal is a versatile Indian singer based in Delhi. Her melodious voice and perfect diction captivate and enthrall her audiences across all age groups, genres, and geographies. Her music is emotive, expressive, and soulful. Over the years, she has carved out a niche for herself as an accomplished Sufi and Ghazal singer. The beautiful interplay of her crystal-clear voice and heart-touching compositions are a delight to hear.

Rashmi is the first and only Indian woman to win the Grand-Prix Award at the prestigious IX International World Music Festival "Sharq Taronalari" (Melodies of Orient) in August 2013, Samarkand, Uzbekistan, organized regularly under the patronage of UNESCO.

She has done many collaborative projects, including the most recent and very successful "The Z Factor" project with Jazz musicians, combining Indian Ghazal singing with Jazz music, and the "Roohdari Rang" project combining Sufi songs with Kathak dance.

She released her new Sufi audio album "Soul Box" - A Sufi Treasure in February 2015. She released a video as a tribute to the legendary Sufi singer Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan on his birth anniversary, October 13th, 2015.

She performed at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 as well as the Jaipur Sufi Festival of SAARC Writers and Literature, Jaipur.

She was invited to perform at The Ethnic World Music Festival, Bali, Indonesia, in November 2013.

She was awarded the Sambhavna Sammaan 2014 in Delhi for her contribution and achievements in the field of music.

She was awarded the Best Female Singer by Artistaloud.com (Hungama Digital Media) in their 3rd Annual Awards, 2013, for her Sufi song "Ranjha Jogida".

She composed and sang the anthem against corruption written by celebrated lyricist Prasoon Joshi, for Headlines Today News Channel.

Besides her debut Sufi album "Rang De Maula" by Mystica Music, and a number of digital 'Single' - Indie fusion song releases, she also has a number of audio albums to her credit, namely a Ghazal Album, "Sentiments," by Red Ribbon, "Songs of Kabir" by Osho World, "Folk Songs From Uttar Pradesh" by Beatofindia.com, "Enchanting Chants" by Pragnya Music, "Deep Electric India" by Soultribe Records, and "Soul Box - A Sufi Treasure" by Red Ribbons. Most of her songs are available for purchase on iTunes.

Rashmi is a Delhi-based empaneled artist of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) for performances abroad. Besides TV and Radio, she has also performed on various national and international forums, including the USA, UK, Indonesia, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Australia, etc., and won many hearts with her soulful and power-packed performances.

A postgraduate in Hindustani Classical music, she has also trained under gurus like Smt. Kamala Bose in Allahabad, Smt. Savita Devi in Delhi for Thumri-Dadra, and Smt. Shanti Hiranand for Ghazal gayaki. In the past, she has conceptualized and structured a variety of thematic concerts like – "Chal Khusro Ghar Aapne," "Ghazal - The Feminine," "Ang Ang Shyam Rang," "Echoes From Uttar Pradesh," "Rainbow of Holi," "Moods in Dadra," and "Tu Ek Naam Anek," to name a few.

In collaboration with Mr. Pran Nevile’s K.L. Saigal Memorial Circle, she has paid glorious tributes to the Gramophone Era Singers and other great artists like Begum Akhtar, Smt. Naina Devi, Mallika Pukhraj, Meena Kumari, and some great poets like Faiz Ahmed Faiz, Kaifi Azmi, Ali Sardar Jaffery, and Mohiuddin Maqdoom through their poetry and compositions. She has also worked with Assistant Professor Kai Turnbull of Berklee College of Music, USA, on the project "Indian Music Concepts in Contemporary Synthesis Production."

Email: rashmi.music@gmail.com
Website: www.rashmiagarwal.com
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