Pakistani singer-actor Salma Agha’s daughter Sasha,who is all set to make her debut in Bollywood with Yash Raj Films’ Aurangzeb is looking to make a career in both acting and singing.
“I have learnt singing from my mom and I don’t plan to give it up because I am very passionate about it. I want to make a career in acting and singing simultaneously,” Sasha said here.
Music runs in her family and music composer duo Sajid-Wajid are her maternal uncles. Also,famous English singer-songwriter Natasha Khan is her stepsister.
“My great grand father was Jugal Kishore Mehra,who was Raj Kapoor’s uncle and married to famous singer Anwari Begum. My grandmother Nusrin Agha was a well-known singer as well. So in a way,I am the fourth generation singer in my family,” she said.
Sasha’s mother Salma Agha is best remembered for her award winning song Dil Ke Armaan from B R Chopra’s movie Nikaah.
While for Aurangzeb producer Aditya Chopra got Sasha,who is a trained singer from the Kirana Gharana,to sing a peppy number titled ‘Barbaadiyaan’. He roped her in only after he heard her voice during the audition.
The song ‘Barbaadiyaan’ is a club track filmed on Sasha and Arjun Kapoor,who plays the male lead.
“She has sung this beautiful track for the film. Her voice is melodious,” a spokesperson from Yash Raj Films said.
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