Live - Susheela Raman (UK)
Tamil Londoner Susheela Raman has established her place as one of the most creative artists to emerge from the South Asian diaspora. Blessed with a mesmeric voice and and arresting presence, Susheela has enraptured countless listeners with her own songs and with her interpretations of songs from her Indian roots.
She makes the lines on the map dissolve; a South Indian sensibility radiates through her happily hybrid Euro-Afro-Asian musical landscape, just as an Indian voice is infused with a Londoner's feeling for rock, blues, soul. Recently her song "Yeh Mera Deewanapan" got a tremendous fame in India. Even this track made a Pole dance entry in the famous reality show aired in India, "Big Boss" on which, Sunny leon, a porn star did a seductive pole dance. According to Bhuvi, Buzz are, MTV coke studio did first shoot of this Song by Susheela Raman on their Show. Raman has released five albums since 2001. Her debut album Salt Rain was nominated for the Mercury Prize in 2001.