Krishna Beura, an Odisha guy who is probably the first from his state to offer his voice as a male playback singer in Bollywood.
Besides Odia, Krishna has sung numerous tracks in Punjabi, Bengali, Marathi, Hindi and South Indian languages. Krishna, who specializes in Sufi songs, has sung for more than 30 Bollywood flicks and also worked in Hollywood with famous American musician Jay Oliver for a song by Sandeep Chowta.
Early Life & Musical Career Journey:
Krishna Beura was born in a small village of Kushapangi in Cuttack district. Presently residing in Mumbai. His father Shri Indramani Beura was an employee of Indian Air Force who traveled to different parts of the country. He spent about 11 years in Chandigarh, graduated from GGDSD College, sector 32 Chandigarh, and post graduation from Department of Indian Theatre (Panjab University Chandigarh). His mother Shushama Beura wanted him to be a pilot or an engineer or a doctor.
He started singing when he was only five, it was during his post-graduation in theatre when he decided to take up singing as a profession. Soon after his post-graduation, Krishna left to join the Sheraton, Dubai as a singer and then in FM as a Radio Jockey.
Krishna found his godfather in Sanjay Dutt, who like him, is a big fan of Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He mesmerized us with the pensive Main Jahan Rahoon in Namaste London, captured our hearts along with Himesh Reshammiya with Aap ki Kashish in Aashiq Banaya Aapne, shot to fame by bagging the Max Stardust Award 2008 for Maula Mere in Chak De and more recently he gave us the melodiously haunting Soniyo in Raaz 2.
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