Artist Biography

Shashaa Tirupati, A National Award winner , Screen and Filmfare Award Winning Indo-Canadian playback singer, songwriter, music producer/arranger, motivational speaker, theatre actor and voice over artist of Kashmiri (Indian) origin. Singer of “The Humma Song”, Shashaa has rendered songs in over 13 languages with more than 200 songs to her credit as a vocalist. She independently released her first Hindi original composition titled “Beparwahi” on her YouTube channel in September, 2019 after two English originals titled “Oceans Rained” and “String of Air”.

Popularly known as “The Humma Girl”, in 2018, she won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer as well as the Filmfare Award for the Tamil song “Vaan Varuvaan” from Kaatru Veliyidai. She is also the voice behind Bollywood hits such as: “The Humma Song” from OK Jaanu[8]”, Phir Bhi Tumko Chahunga” (with Arijit Singh) and “Baarish” for Half Girlfriend, “Kanha” for Shubh Mangal Saavdhan), “O Sona Tere Liye” (with A.R. Rahman) and “Chal Kahin Door”, both from the film Mom. She lent her voice in Jab Harry Met Sejal, Tumhari Sulu and 2.0, in which Shashaa sang on the Tamil, Hindi and Telugu soundtracks. Shashaa has sung in languages such as Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Punjabi, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Konkani, Arabic and English. She plays the Kazoo (African instrument), western classical guitar, keyboards and harmonium. She is also a much sought after motivational speaker, recently having given a talk for TEDx BITS Pilani Hyderabad and part of TED Talks Vancouver with AR Rahman. Tirupati made her theatre acting debut with the play “I,Cloud” written and directed by Ulka Mayur with lyricist Mayur Puri playing the male lead. Tirupati performed at the O2 Arena, London and the Men’s Hockey World Cup Opening Ceremony as part of AR Rahman’s Entourage. She released her first (independent) original titled ‘String of Air’ in May 2019.