About ME

  • PROFILE :
    Professional Singer and organizer of all kinds of music events.
    Sings in 3  Languages-Hindi Gujarati and Marathi.   
    Sings old and new Hindi film songs, Ghazals,Sufi songs, Gujarati sugam sangeet, Raas-Garba, Dandiya,  Bhajans. Also teaching vocal music.        

    EDUCATION:

  • DMT (Diploma in Medical Technology)
    DIATM (Diploma in International Airlines & Tourism Management)
    DCM (Diploma in Computer Management)
    GEET PRAVIN (Dip. In Sugam Sangeet {Light Music})

  • Learning classical vocal music under Pandit Jal K. Balaporia (Gwalior Gharana) since 25 Yrs. 
    Learnt Sugam Sangeet under Shri. Govind Powle and Gujarathi Sugam Sangeet under Late Shri. Subhashbhai Desai & Late Shri. Bharatbhai Pathak.

    TYPES OF SHOWS:

  • 1. Sangeet Sandhya (For Hindi,Gujarati and Marwadi)
    2. Mehendi shows (For Hindi,Gujarati and Marwadi)
    3. Wedding ceremony shows (Gujarati lagnageet, Marwadi phere baraat)
    4. Reception shows
    5. Wedding anniversaries
    6. Birthdays
    7. Get together parties.
    8. Old and new film songs
    9. Corporate shows
    10. Qawaalis
    11. Concept shows based on themes.
    12. Prayer meetings(Prarthana sabhas, for Hindi,Gujarati and Marwadi)

    ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • Got the title of “Surmani” in classical vocal singing in May1999 in Sur Singar Samsad’s Kal-ke-Kalakar festival.  Won “Swar-Sadhana-Samiti”prize for Light music in 1991, 1992 & 1994 (All India Level Competition.)
    Won many prizes for Gujarathi Ghazals & Bhajans.

    SHOWS IN INDIA:

  • 1. Done many Youth Programs on “All India Radio”
    2. Performed for Doordarshan Television.
    3. In March 2003 performed at all-India level for khadi Gramudyog exhibition, which is a very prestigious government undertaking.
    Did the following programs:
    The opening ceremony
    The closing ceremony
    Bhajan sandhya
    Mehfil-e-ghazal
    Sugam sangeet.
    4. Also performed for Sur Singar Samsad’s Haridas Sammelan and Brahaspati Acharya Bhajan Sammelan in 1999 and 2003.
    6. Done many programs for ISKCON all over the world. Done programs for Jain Social Group in and outside Bombay.
    7. Performed at the All-India yuva sammelan at Jain Vishwa Bharati Ladnu in Jaipur for completion of 75 years of Vinoba Bhave’s Gitai mission.
    8. Performed for bhajan shows on Aastha TV channel in 2007 and 2008.
    9. Performed man shows of Mehendi, sangeet, wedding shows in Hindi, Gujarati, Marwadi.                            
    10. Organised concept shows like Dev Anand nite. Recently done a concept show of qawaali for Rakesh and Rekha Jhunjhunwala’s 25th wedding anniversary (Share market king).
    11. Done lot of old , new hindi film songs and ghazals for get togethers, anniversaries, birthdays, corporate conferences etc.

    SHOWS OUTSIDE INDIA:   
    2006, 2007 and 2008: Sponsored by Kishori Morarjee of  Morarjee mills for the Navratri festival at Bharatiya mandir, Auckland.

    2006: Went to London for teaching and doing shows In April and May.Got excellent response everywhere.

    2004: Was sponsored by Jain samaj Kuala Lumpur- Malaysia in August for  paryushan.

    2003: 25 ticket shows all over Kenya including Nairobi, Mombassa, Kisumu etc in September and October.

    2002:  32 shows in 65 days in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji,Malaysia and Singapore in April and May.

    1999: Sponsored by Mr. Harkisan Udani to Singapore for Mahavir Jayanti in April. Did 2 shows for Mauritius TV in September. Was sponsored for 15 solo shows all over USA and Canada.

    1998: Did 22 shows in U.K., U.S.A. & Canada in July, August and September     and Muscat in November and December. Went to Muscat in November and December for shows. 

    1996: Was sponsored by Chanderia Foundations to Singapore/ Malaysia/ Hong Kong in September. Did 26 shows in 29 days of Hindi,Gujarathi Geet, Ghazals Jain Stavans,& Bhajans,

    1995: Hindi film songs,ghazals, Sugam Sangeet Bhajan programs in Singapore for Jain Social Group, Laxminarayan Temple & Sindhi Merchant house. Went to Dubai for dandiya shows for Navratri in September and October.

    1994: Done Hindi film songs,ghazals, Sugam Sangeet, Bhajan programs in   U.K.-London.
    Leicester/ Manchester in August and September.

  • MUSIC RELEASES:

  • Released Gujarati Bhajan cassette titled “ Abhalane Kaho in 1996 in memory of 2 late gurus.

    THE Team

    • VaishaliVaishali who is the other artist today, has been learning under Sharmila for the last 11 years. Vaishali has now turned a professional.  She has already done about 800 shows in India and abroad with Sharmila.
    • Other MembersThe other members of the team include a tabalji, a keyboardist, an octopad player/side rhytmist, a congo-dholak-dhol player, a male singer and the sound system.