Wed, Jul 26, 2017 | updated 12:35 AM IST

22-yr-old Ananya set for international single debut with UMG

Updated: Nov 05, 2016 17:28 IST      
22-yr-old Ananya set for international single debut with UMG

New Delhi [India], Nov 5 (ANI): The 22-year old Ananya Birla has been exclusively signed by the music major Universal Music Group (UMG) as a recording artist, a move that sees her entrepreneurial corporate persona widening into the entertainment arena.

Ananya was exposed to a diverse range of music at an early age she has been playing the Santoor since the age of 11, and has taught herself the guitar.

It was during her time at university that the vibrant music scene and bustling gig culture of London inspired her to consider transforming her passion into a career.

Although music was always an integral part of her life, Ananya credits this exposure in London as the catalyst of her craft. She lists down global names like Coldplay, AR Rahman, Eminem, Ed Sheeran, The Fray as some of her favorite artists.

Devraj Sanyal Managing Director and CEO, Universal Music Group, South Asia said, "We are delighted to welcome Ananya to the UMG family! At just 22, she's already a successful entrepreneur with multiple venture and seeing her passion and work ethics while in the studio, I'm confident that she'll achieve great success as an artist too."

An elated Ananya Birla said, "It was a dream come true when UMG signed me as an artist. I am grateful for UMG's constant guidance and am really blessed to have a team that has given me their unwavering support at every step. My creative energy and inputs have always been respected. This is as much as their baby as it is mine. I can't wait till the track is out for all of you to hear!"

Ananya's debut International single will drop this November. (ANI)

'Indu Sarkar's Kirti Kulhari elaborates on movie, preps

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 23:05 IST     

By Isha Sharma

Full Story >>

Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], July 25 (ANI): Beliebers, we have some bad news for you.

Full Story >>

After working with Big B and Sonam, now Nawazuddin, Irrfan is on Dhanush's wishlist!

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 19:48 IST      By: Shailja Shukla

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Dhanush, who has earlier shared screen space with some of the greatest Bollywood stars like Amitabh Bachchan, Sonam Kapoor and Abhay Deol, now wants to work with Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Irrfan Khan in the future.

Full Story >>

People expect more when it's a sequel: Soundarya Rajinikanth

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 19:47 IST      By: Shailja Shukla

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Rajinikanth's daughter Soundarya Rajinikanth, who is coming up with 'VIP 2', believes that there is a lot of responsibility whenever you take on a sequel of a successful film as people start expecting a lot from it.

Full Story >>

Fans laud Jennifer Lopez for using gender-neutral pronouns

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 19:13 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Singer Jennifer Lopez has been applauded by her fans for using gender-neutral pronouns for her sister's children Brendan on Instagram.

Full Story >>

London [UK], July 25 (ANI): Christopher Nolan's WWII epic 'Dunkirk' is moving everyone in tears, specially the veterans who survived the battle.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): 'Jab Harry met Sejal' is already a musical blockbuster. The songs are winning hearts even before film's release. The latest addition to the album, titled 'Hawayein' is all set to release soon.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Filmmaker Vipul Amrutlal Shah is all set to direct his next!

Full Story >>

Los Angeles [USA], July 25 (ANI): It looks like Anne Hathaway is all set to live the life of a 'Barbie' doll.

Full Story >>

M. Night Shyamalan adds Sarah Paulson in thriller 'Glass'

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 16:30 IST     

Los Angeles [India], July 25 (ANI): Sarah Paulson continues her golden run in Hollywood as she has found a role in M. Night Shyamalan's upcoming movie.

Full Story >>

Chester Bennington's cause of death revealed!

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 16:03 IST     

Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 (ANI): As soon as the news of Linkin Park's front-man Chester Bennington broke out, all the people wanted to know the cause of his tragic death.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): Shah Rukh Khan, who was holidaying in Los Angeles with his family, is finally heading back home to continue the promotions of his upcoming movie 'Jab Harry Met Sejal'.

Full Story >>

Hilary Duff's Los Angeles home burglarized

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 15:37 IST     

Los Angeles [USA], July 25 (ANI): 'Lizzie McGuire' star Hilary Duff is the latest star to join the growing list of stars who have had their homes burglarised.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): In the fond memory of Chester Bennington, Linkin Park along with his bandmates wrote an emotional message for their frontman stating that his suicide has sent shockwaves of grief and denial through their lives.

Full Story >>

Azaan row rages as Suchitra Krishnamoorthi hits back

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 14:35 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): It seems like the issue of loudspeakers for Azaan does not seem to die down.

Full Story >>

Feels wonderful to be able to perform in India: TroyBoi

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 14:10 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): One of South East London's most closely guarded secrets has recently emerged from the shadows and is set to take the music industry by storm.

Full Story >>

Blonde is the new sexy for Priyanka Chopra

Updated: Jul 25, 2017 13:55 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI):With that swagger, that confidence, that attitude, and that smile - Pee Cee, for sure, knows how to ace a photo shoot.

Full Story >>

Washington D.C. [USA], July 25 (ANI): Backing Justin Bieber's decision of cancelling the remaining Purpose World Tour, singer John Mayer says Bieber 'would have done real damage' if he kept going with it.

Full Story >>

New Delhi [India], July 25 (ANI): 'Bareilly Ki Barfi' trailer, which released recently, has already garnered tremendous love from all quarters.

Full Story >>