Avanti Nagral is a multi-talented young artist from the heart of Bombay and the soul of Boston, whose music mirrors her passion. When you hear her music, the first thing that hits you is a burst of youthfulness and a zest for life. She combines her experience across various genres – Indian Classical, Broadway, Church/Gospel and Devotional, into a modern Pop/Soul sound, and is working with an independent music production house from LA and Mumbai to write, sing and produce her own brand of pop music. She released her debut single, ‘I Like’ in June of 2017, along with the first Virtual Reality Music Video in South Asia, directed by acclaimed director Blake Farber, who has worked with artists like Beyonce and brands like Nike.
Avanti was Best Actress nominee at the META National Theatre Awards, for her lead role of Agnes in the reproduction of the 1982 Broadway Play ‘Agnes of God’ in India. She has performed concerts and events at venues across India, in the US and in the Philippines. She has been interviewed on leading radio stations in India, and featured in top publications like the Times of India, Mid-Day, Bombay Times, Deccan Chronicle, NDTV, DNA and Indian Express, among others.
Avanti is one of the first to pursue a Dual Degree between Harvard University and the Berklee College of Music.
Avanti is also passionate about Global Health and Development. She has done work in the fields of Music Therapy, Anemia, Organ Donation, Cardiac Disease, Mental Health and Women’s Issues. In 2013, she founded YCPR, a Youth Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation campaign which empowers the youth to help save lives within their communities.
In an industry where songs have long been commoditized and creativity and passion almost seem like they’re second place, Avanti is a breath of fresh air, breathing new life into listeners with energy, grace and fire. Check out Avanti’s music on YouTube and let her energy and passion uplift you and fill your senses.