Meet Amar. The sizzling Indian muse of internationally acclaimed American superstar (not to mention multi-platinum producer) Timbaland. Amar has a glamorous new look and refreshing Indo-Urban pop album, “Show It Off” worth checking out. Amar sings exclusively in Hindi to a backdrop of urban R&B beats with provocative Hindi lyrics, a sultry voice and classic singing style most notably on Timbaland’s sensational single “Bombay” and Nelly Furtado’s chart-busting remix, “Maneater. ”
Amar clearly has music in her blood being the daughter of the legendary singer Mangal Singh, and herself catapulted to fame as a young girl with her hit single Tu Hai Mera Sanam, a Hindi cover of Dolly Parton’s “I Will Always Love You.” In her teens she moved to London and discovered the Asian underground scene. Amar collaborated with Talvin Singh and features in the song “Jaan: on his album, Talvin Singh Presents Anokha Soundz of the Asian Underground.
Now here’s the best bit, Amar will be in Mumbai for a week with Jim Beanz and American boy band Rebel. She will also record two songs with Sonu Nigam.
Party Alert: Saturday March 7th at Redlight at Kalaghoda, Mumbai