Electronic Press Kit
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.
South Asia’s first virtual reality music video ‘I Like’ is out now. If you haven’t watched it yet, then tune in for a 360 experience now.
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Posted by Avanti Nagral on Friday, 21 July 2017
“The first student to pursue a dual degree from two prestigious institutions also has a virtual reality music video titled ‘I Like'”
“Avanti Nagral is one busy girl”
“Artiste Avanti Nagral, in her debut English single, ‘I Like’, has done something quite unique”
“The song, with its addictive chorus, is a rendition of Avanti’s hybrid personal and musical identity.”
“She grew up doing a lot of devotional music and simultaneously started playing piano at the age of 5.”
“At 19, Avanti Nagral already has more than a few feathers in her cap.”
Times of India Student Edition
“The transition from ‘I think I can’ to ‘I know I can’ makes a lot of difference.”
“born out of stories and struggles of women empowerment”
“Avanti is a role model for young people with a clear message that they can pursue their dreams and make a great success of themselves at a young age”
“Singing and composing is the passion of her life”
“This is the beginning of a new chapter in the music scene in India”
“I hope to explore that segment and create recognition for Indian pop artists internationally”
“Avanti Nagral, a multi-talented young artiste from Boston, has launched her debut English single, ‘I Like”
“Avanti’s music encompasses various genres – Indian Classical, Broadway, Church/Gospel and Devotional – into a modern Pop-Soul sound”
“A new brand of i-pop music (Indian pop, immersive pop)”
“young Avanti Nagral took the microphone and sang straight from the heart”
“Through her songs she wishes to portray the diversity and power of modern Indian women and girls”
“Avanti has a soulful and mature voice that is full of emotion. “
“She juggles three loves that clamor for attention constantly – song, theatre and public health”
“Eclectic pop and soul with a propensity for strong female voices”
India’s first ever Virtual Reality video shot in 360 degrees by Avanti Nagral for her debut single ‘I Like’.
“The young Avanti Nagral brought her diverse musical repertoire, yet again…the young Broadway Show artist isn’t new to live performances and Nagral used her experience to ensure an ideal opening musical set was created”
“Avanti has sung in several productions of Broadway Shows, Concerts and Events”
“Avanti can be simply summed up in three words – witty, kind and inspiring”
“She portrays the role of the beautiful and tormented soul Agnes with such vulnerability and innocence that your heart goes out to her…her angelic face, coupled with her ethereal singing skills, lend her character a haunting quality”
“Avanti Nagral, who plays the protagonist in the play, lamented that the drama off-stage was more than onstage: ‘In a span of 72 hours, we’ve been forbidden to perform at our original venue, have been receiving threats of arrest and imprisonment, an FIR was filed against our director, and a group of people has tried to make our life miserable. We have had to file for police protection: all in an effort to provide a voice for issues which demand a voice in this day and age.’”
“A hundred white balloons were released into the air as singer Avanti Nagral performed Michael Jackson’s ‘We are the World’”
“[The Tribute] featured musical performances from the Shillong Chamber Choir, Avanti Nagral and Luke Kenny, among others, [and[ also saw several diplomats in attendance”
“Her diverse music repertoire extends across both Western and Indian music”
“The young and talented singer Avanti Nagral’s and the retro music of the fashion show swept us off to the 80s and 90s”
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