Naturally gifted and trained in music by her father, the well known Bhajan singer and composer CK Nagarajan whose Sai Bhajans are famous worldwide. Trained in dance by Birju Maharaj and by her mother, the well known dance teacher Aruna Nagarajan. Graduated from the Delhi College of Arts and Commerce. Schooled in the MES Indian School in Doha, Qatar. Recipient of several prizes in music and dance throughout school and college. Preeti is passionate about music of all genres, adores Bollywood films and is an avid cinema goer.
Born to sing as listeners will soon confirm, Reshma is the only one in the group who does not come from a musical family and has struck out on her own in pursuit of a career in music. The youngest of 4 siblings, Reshma with three bachelors degrees in different genres of music under her belt is currently pursuing her Masters in music. Simultaneously, she continues to pursue her training in classical music from the Gandharva Institute Reckoned to be one of the foremost musical institutes in the country. She reveres her guru Pandit Baldevraj Verma ji from the Indore gharana who is presently one of the foremost ranking vocalists on AIR. She continues to learn music from him in the classic guru shishya tradition. Winner of several prizes in music competitions throughout her school and college career, Reshma is also trained in computer operations as a back up career option. Her passion, however, was always music and she waited in the wings for her chance to make this her livelihood. That chance came in the form of “JugalBandiyan” and she is now more convinced than ever that she’s made the right career choice.
Passionate about music from childhood, there was never any doubt about Shalu’s career path and her formidable education in both music and dance has prepared her well for a career in music.
The winner of several accolades in music and dance throughout her school and college career Shalu comes from a strong musical background. Her father and mother comprise the well known musical duo Ganesh and Vijaylakshmi Mehra, both of whom have been a constant and steadfast support to her in her search for a career in music. She shares a special bond with the other two band members in her passion and commitment to a career in music and shares a common interest with them in her love of Bollywood films and music.