needs no introduction. This "Barbie Doll of Chhattisgarh" as she is
popularly known as, has captured the heart of millions of music lovers
with her mesmerizing voice and angelic looks. The sweet shy beautiful
and talented find of C-2007 series of Zee SaReGaMaPa
who enthralled viewers time and again had made it to the top 5 before
getting eliminated. Post C-2007 and after a successful World Tour, Sumedha is back to making music.
After the World Tour she is overwhelmed with the response she has got. On asking she replies enthusiastically, "We
started our tour from West Indies and the crowd was just awesome. We
never expected such a big welcome. Then we toured many cities in US
too. It was the same everywhere. I was overwhelmed with the amount of love
these people showered on us all". According to her, life has changed a lot after C-2007. "Today
I go out on street and everyone knows me. I always wanted to be here at
Mumbai and be a playback singer and today that dream has come true. I
was saved from the struggle that I may have had to do because of
SaReGaMaPa. We are already known faces. Struggle is still there because
I am a newcomer, but it's not the same as any other unknown face. From my side, I would say the whole credit goes to
says the shy, yet confident girl.
her comments it seems her singing career not only looks promising but
seems it has taken off with a bang! She has already recorded few
songs. She has sung for Bappi Lahiri
in the film "Tere Sang" and for
too. Apart from that, she has sung a duet with Raja for
a big banner film titled "Chandni Chawk to China". Not just Hindi films,
but Sumedha has also recorded a duet with Aneek for a Bengali movie. That's not all, she has also sung for Govinda's film titled Lover's.
What about acting? Would she be interested if she got an offer? "No
I have no plans to go into acting. I want to stick to singing itself
and make this my career. Becoming a playback singer was something, I
always wanted to do," came her candid reply.
what is down the pipeline? Does she have any specific plans for future?
She responds that she hasn't chalked out anything specific for long
time future. "I'll take decisions according to whatever options come my way," she said.
has been really busy. She spent the whole month of February doing stage
shows and the recording of a Bhojpuri song was in the schedule too. She
may not have long term plans, but she is surely headed the right way. We
wish this delicate yet determined Barbie doll all the very best and hope to get treated to some beautiful chart toppers from her in the day to come.
Reporter and Author: Barnali