Wednesday, April 14, 2021

Short Story: The Truth About Bhoomi Trivedi


Name Bhoomi Trivedi
Born 23 August 1988 (age 30)
Vadodara, Gujarat, India
Genres Filmi,Electronic,Pop music,Rock
Occupation singer
Instruments Vocals
Years active 2012–present


Bhoomi Trivedi

Bhoomi Trivedi is an Indian singer. She is famous for her Bollywood song “Ram Chahe Leela” from Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela (2013), which resulted in several awards and nominations.
Trivedi comes from a musical family in Vadodara of Gujarat. She started to learn music while she was in 8th grade. Her father is a Railways employee who is fond of singing and her mother is folk who has her own music group. Her elder sister is an engineer and a trained Bharata Natyam dancer.

In 2007, Trivedi got selected from audition to perform in Indian Idol 3, however, quite the show as she was suffering from jaundice. In the year 2008 she again auditioned to perform in Indian Idol 4, but again had to quit the show since her aunt died because of breast cancer.
She returned to the Fifth edition of Indian Idol where she ends up the competition as the Runner-up. In the audition, she sang a mix of the Gujarati rap and Wannabe by Spice Girls.
Trivedi began her Bollywood career with 2012 film Prem Mayee with the song “Bahne Dey”. However, she rose to fame with her rendition in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2013 released film Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela, where she lent her voice for the song Ram Chahe Leela which was picturized on Priyanka Chopra.
 She was initially approached to pen Gujarati lyrics and sing that bit for a song arranged by Shail Hada when she was told that Bhansali was looking for a different voice to sing a song for his next film. The song was well received by the audience and critics, while reviewers praised Trivedi’s rendition in the song.
Other than Bollywood songs, she also had recorded for several Gujarati films. In 2017 she was seen on an Australia-bound flight chatting to aging comedian Syd Little of the British comedy duo Little and Large.