Vasundhara Das

Vasundhara Das


Vasundhara Das (born 1977), is an Indian recording artist, songwriter, composer, actress and environmentalist. Best remembered for her debut playback song "Shakalaka Baby" for the soundtrack of Mudhalvan (1999), Das went on to record many songs in Tamil, Hindi,Kannada, Telugu and Malayalam feature films. She earned a nomination in Filmfare best singer category for her songs "Aaja Gufaon Mein" and "Rabba Rabba" from the film Aks (2001).

Das's first acting role was as the star of the feature film Hey Ram opposite the celebrated actor Kamal Haasan. She was also considered for the lead role in director Mani Ratnam's film Alaipayuthey which eventually went to actress Shalini Kumar. She further acted in other Hindi, Tamil, Kannada and Malayalam films and found moderate success and recognition as an actress.

Das is the co-founder of world music band "Arya" which performs concerts across the world. She is also a part of the musical troupe named "DRUMJAM" and works as a Drum circle facilitator

 


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