Shibani Kashyap is a popular playback and pop singer composer and avid live performer. Also a brand ambassador for Yamaha Guitars and India’s only female guitarist to endorse an international brand! Internationally recognized for chart topping bollywood songs like Ho Gayi Hai Mohabbat, Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa, Zinda Hoon Main, Kya Nazakhat Hai and other songs which include the social message like Alvida (Tribute to the 26/11 victims of Mumbai), Don’t Drink & Drive (A Social message for Anti Drunken Driving), I Am A Woman Am A Girl (The official Femina Miss India Anthem which is a tribute to woman) and many more.
Shibani Kashyap is a live singer performer with shows all over the world, with some of the biggest brands and film makers in India. Shibani Kashyap's recently did Colgate Shine Video featuring Shibani Kashyap & DJ Clement.
Shibani has also performed for the opening ceremony of the Common Wealth Games 2010 in New Delhi and also has performed for the Pravasiya Bharatiya Divas at Canada in the year 2011. Shibani Kashyap was awarded the National Award at the 19th National Award Ceremony by Journalists Federation of India on 3rd of September 2011, for her contribution as a pop singer in independent music.
She was globally appreciated for her performance for the opening ceremony of the Common Wealth Games at the Jawaharlal Nehru stadium! And then Internationally represented India in New York for the India day parade in 2012. Along with international shows on Diwali, Baisakhi and other festivals, she’s performed at numerous fashion shows including the Lakme Fashion week.
She was once more invited along with the Indian President’s contingent to perform at the Independence Day celebrations of Mauritius in 2013. In 2014 she performed for the Queen Of Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, the Indian Navy, the Lavasa festival, the Tarpa festival in Silvasa to promote DNH tourism, for Goa tourism and a lot more within the corporate sector. Her recent hit singles include, Dil Kahey, Soneya Feat. Mika Singh, Khuda Khair from the film Main Aur Mr Right and Sannatta from national award winning film Identity Card.
In June 2015 she was invited by the Indian ambassador in Indonesia to perform at the Sahabat India Festival held in Jakarta. Same month she was a speaker at the TEDx Walled City held in Delhi.
Shibani Kashyap recently did a successful show in Chicago 2016 followed by the prestigious show for Indian Army Regiment 57 at Rajouri at the India Pakistan Border, Jammu & Kashmir. In 2016 she performed for and the very prestigious Kala Ghoda Festival in Mumbai and at the Kingdom of Dreams on Valentine’s Day and has just returned from Malaysia after performing for Royalty of Malaysia.
Shibani Kashyap, the renowned singer, composer and a performer generates ripples with her performances as she not only creates music but also decorates its interiors with strokes of authenticity and adds life to it. She has a unique style of her own and her energy level is always unbeatable. Shibani kashyap, to begin with, has recently performed at the 45th Independence day of Mauritius, in Mauritius having the President of India as the guest of honour, prime minister of Mauritius and many dignitaries as the audience. Shibani has recently launched her latest single SONEYA which is a collaboration of a Punjabi love song with Mika Singh. The music of this song is composed by a Hollywood music director who is originally from Delhi. Her earlier album "My Free Spirit" is an endeavor to revive independent music and her song "Bakhudaa" from this album had been number 1 on the charts for the 6 weeks. To add to this, Shibani has sung a song for another film called "Love wrinkle free" which is being produced by "Tiranga Productions" starring Ash Chandler, Shehnaz Patel etc and the song in this film that Shibani is working on is Gospel rock. Along with Shibani has also come out with songs from the movie "The Great Indian Butterfly" where we see Shibani in the film performing the song on the guitar and her music that she composed for the film has got great appreciations. Shibani has also been busy performing all over India and just finished a 6 city tour to promote the album. At the moment Shibani is busy with a whole lot of films where she is singing and also doing the music for some. To begin with Shibani has just sung a song with for a film called "Life" for Kittu Ghosh in which she also features in the film singing the song. The film is being produced and presented by Zoom. Shibani has also sung an item song for a film called "Bhindi bazaar" which is starring KK Menon, Deepti Nawal, Prashant Narayanan etc. and this song has been composed by music director Sandeep and Surya. Shibani also features in the promotional video which has been shot very recently in Goregaon film city. The set of the song was extremely beautiful like a huge nightclub and you can see Shibani dong some interesting dance moves in this song and wearing her favorite color red which brings out her sensuality and energy. Shibani has also sung in French recently for a crossover English film called "Its been arranged" which is a story of a Tamil boy settled in New York who falls in love with a French girl. Shibani was trained by an able French teacher who trained her to pronounce the French syllables and this is a very exciting and challenging experience for Shibani. The producer of the film who is French Exclaimed "Trebien" when he heard the entire song . The music of this song is composed by Sagar Desai who also did the music for Quick Gun Murgan. To add to Shibani's city of unusual and alternative projects, Shibani has also sung for an animation film called "Ashoka the hero" which is being produced by the production house called "Illusions". The music of this film has been done by Justin and Uday who incidentally composed for Shibani's album. There is a very interesting music video of the animation film wherein Shibani's animated image is being worked by the graphic designers and one will soon see Shibani in her animated avatar. Shiabni has also just signed a film called "Sex Crimes and Jack Daniel" which is being produced by Rohit Roy and presented by Zoom and it stars Udita Goswami. Shibani has just composed two very different songs in this film.
Shibani is extremely excited about her various kinds of projects that she is busy with. Shibani has given a variety of songs from "Sajnaa a Bhi Jaa" to a completely different song like "Zinda Hoon Main" and "Kya Kashmakash Hai Yeh". She loves to experiment with music and believe to sing in her own way. She started her career with AIR FM jingle and now within a few years of her journey of music she has become an international singer by doing performances in different countries and singing for Hollywood is in her schedule now.
Shibani Kashyap has been chosen by the famous guitar company, Gibson, to endorse Gibson guitar in India. Also, F-Bar, Ashoka has honored Shibani Kashyap on the 9th of July 2008 by making her the artist "In Focus". This ceremony was inaugurated by Kapil Dev, the unforgettable cricket star, who gave a very hearty and beautiful appreciative speech for Shibani. Shibani has sung the song "Bonds fell apart" from the movie "Walk away that was released in New York in October 2010" and also she has recently composed and sang the anthem for the 2011 Lavasa Women's drive, the high profile annual women's car rally that supports awareness for breast cancer.
Bollywood: Shibani's voice and composition has been recently featured in several of the movies in India and abroad too. She has sung a latest song "Taan ke seena" from the movie Bhindi Bazaar Inc featuring Catrina Lopez. Shibani has given the voice and also featured in Manish Gupta's movie "Hostel"(January 2011) which is against the evil of ragging in India. The song name is "Haunsla". Shibani's animated avatar can be seen in the movie "Ashoka the hero" (January 2011) which is an animated movie for kids.
Shibani Kashyap has recently composed and sung the title track of "Ashtavinayak Films" recently released movie Maharathi starring Naseeruddin Shah, Neha Dhupia, Om Puri, Paresh Rawal and Boman Irani. The song is backed by a promotional music video which also features Shibani Kashyap along with Neha Dhupia and Paresh Rawal. This year saw music of Shibani Kashyap in three major releases – First being the Ajay Devgan and Ayesha Takiya starrer Sunday directed by Rohit Shetty which had Shibani's song "Kashmakash" and was picturized on Isha Deol, second being Sirf, the Manisha Koirala starter, which has Shibani's song "Life peeche peeche" followed by Sanjay Gupta's Woodstock Villa which featured 2 of Shibani's songs "Dhoka Dega Dhoka Khayega" and "Raakh Hoja tu".
Shibani recently composed a song titled "Alvida" as a tribute to the innocent lives lost in the 26/11 mumbai terror attacks. The song is a cry against terrorism and a reminder that we should not forget what happened. The video features many popular television artist and actors like Mona Singh, Karan Grover, Shweta Kesavna, Mini Mathur, Sandhya Mridul, Rahul Roy, Bhagyasri and others who supported her in the cause. Shibani was also invited on international Women's Day at the Rashtrapati Bhavan to celebrate International Women's Day with Smt. Pratibha Patil and will soon be composing a song to save the girl child.
Shibani Kashyap came into lime light with her haunting melody of "Sajna Aa Bhi Ja" from Shashanka Ghosh's film "Waisa Bhi Hota Hai – II" starring Arshad Warsi, Sandhya Mridul etc. She also made a cameo appearance as herself in the picturization of the song, which was appreciated by one and all. Besides this she lent her voice to "Prem Dank" and "Tum Bas Tum" for the same film. She was nominated for the "Hero Cycles Stardust Awards" for "The new singing sensation" for the year 2003 for her song "Sajna Aa Bhi Jaa". She shot into fame with Sanjay Gupta's film "Zinda" with the title track "Zinda Hu Main" which is composed and sung by her and also features her in the music video along with Lara Dutta. Shibani Kashyap sang a theme song for Manoj Bajpai Starrer 1971. The film is about the prisoners of war from the 1971 war and the song "Seh Lenge Hum" talks about the believed women who lost their beloved which is the theme song of the film. Shibani Kashyap has also lent her voice in Ram Gopal Verma production "Mr. ya Miss". She has recently composed and sung two songs for Aditya Bhattacharya's film "Dubai Returned" which is yet to be released.
ALBUM: Shibani's latest musical offering is and ensemble of 8 songs of different genres and is a complete makeover from the kind of the music she has been doing so far. The album is titled "my free spirit" and is surely and completely lends that feel and vibe in the sound in the lyrics and the melody. Four songs have been composed by Justin and Uday namely the video track Baakhuda, Keh do, dance with me and Buena vida. The song "Zamana to hai disco ka" is a song composed and sung by the legendary Bhappi Lahri. It's a duet sung by bhappi da and Shibani Kashyap. This is Vikram Bhatt's enterprise ASA Music ideally their first launch of their music company.
TELEVISION: Recently she has made her TV debut with the show Veera. Earlier Shibani has worked on television as Jury member for Sahara FILMY's music base reality show called BATHROOM SINGER. The co-jury was Bhojpuri super star Ravi Kishan. As a composer cum singer, Shibani has also done television title track for AKELA that was aired on Sony, Choona Hai Aasman for Star one. Besides she has also composed the title track for Zoom Glam Awards.
PERFORMANCES: Shibani has been performing in India and all over the world. She has performed at "Shaam-e-Shibani" concert at Kuwait which was organized by Indian Cultural Society. Also, she has performed at the Miss India World Pageant held at New Delhi. Shibani has also performed for the Sansui Television awards in Mumbai held at the Andheri sports complex, Mr. India Pageant, Sanjay Gupta's "Shootout at Lokhandwala" concert. Along with this, Shibani has also performed at the GLADRAGS Mega Model Hunt and Zoom Glam Awards held in Mumbai, LETS ROCKS show held in Dubai with Stars like Salman Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Akashay Kumar and many more. Successfully completed 8 city tour for the prestigious McDowell's' "LISTEN INDIA" with artists i.e. Strings, Rabbi, Bombay Vikings in 2006, she is extremely enthusiastic about her live performance wherein she has collaborated with eminent sitar player "NILADRI KUMAR" and the great "Taufiq Quershi". Such concerts are the musical treat as Shibani's Guitar playing skills come to the forefront. She has also performed for Ritu Beri Spring Summer Collection in Delhi and Singapore for CII convention. Shibani has been performing for the Navy Balls across the country. Shibani recently performed at the Ford Supermodel contest at the Turf Club Mumbai, and for the CCI she performed for a televised show for Zoom for the grand finale of Lets Design. She also performed for the alumini of IIT Delhi recently.
NAZAKAT Nazakat" - The album is a collection of songs composed by Shibani herself and a talented team of lyricists, musician's arrangers have lent their artistic skill to add to the versatility and musical content of the album. The title track "Nazakat" celebrated beauty and sensuality with utmost innocence, earnestness and candor. For Nazakat, she has won the Sangeet Award held in San Francisco on 24th Sep' 2005 for "The Best Female Pop Singer" category. The other nominees were Sunidhi Chauhan and Shriya Ghoshal. She also performed in the award night with Salman Khan etc. This song also features talented actor and poet Murad Ali who narrates poetry (written by him) in combination with Shibani's vocals. The arrangements by Julius Packiam truly makes the song sound international!
The song Nazakat has been picturised beautifully on Shibani, playing an angel (with wings) who gets besought with the statue of a handsome man (played by model - Harrison) who suddenly comes alive and sweeps her off her feet and leads her into the human world of sensuality. Therefore the angel loses her wings (symbolically - her )
Shibani is a popular and active live performer - be it the college circuit or the corporate circuit, she performed live, rife with energy and enthralls crowds of thousands with her power packed performances!! She has performed all over the world from U.K. to U.A.E.(Dubai) to New Zealand to the east - Pakistan, Malaysia, Indonesia. In India Shibani is constantly on the move, busy doing the live circuit. She has performed for the MTV LUX -"Yeh Shaam Mastani" shows all over India, the B4U road shows all over the country. In the corporate circuit she is constantly associated to eminent brands like Samsung, Microsoft, IBM, Coca-cola, L.G. electronics, Hutch, Zerox, Airtel, Oracle and CSC etc. She has also performed at Calcutta for the St. Xavier's "Beyond Barriers" festival to an audience of 10,000 people along with artists Strings who were featured in the same show. Besides this she has performed for leading publications like Rajasthan Patrika, Dainik Bhaskar, Times of India etc. She has performed at the famous Dubai Shopping Festival in the year 2005.
Shibani's power packed performance also has another angle- her ability to play the guitar flawlessly and serenade audience with her "unplugged" performance!
With a voice that has a beguiling and rich sensuality, she creates music that focuses on truth, life and beauty, which will touch one's heart and soul, a musician extraordinaire, here's presenting ...... SHIBANI KASHYAP!