Jonita, an Indo-Canadian singer, went viral after she posted cover song videos on YouTube, in collaboration with Aakash Gandhi of popular songs like ‘Someone Like You’, ‘Pani Da Rang’, ‘Tujhko Jo Paaya’, ‘Tum Hi Ho, Suhaani Raat’, ‘Yeh Honsla’ and many others. Her introduction to fame came through her YouTube covers, where her rendition of popular songs caught the attention of music enthusiasts worldwide.
Her claim to recognition soared with her debut playback song ‘Chennai Express’ (2013) which paved the way for her in Bollywood . Since then, her collaborations with renowned composers have resulted in chart-topping hits like ‘The Breakup Song’ from ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,’ ‘Sau Tarah Ke’ from ‘Dishoom,’ and ‘Gilehriyaan’ from ‘Dangal.’
She has collaborated with several other YouTube artists including ARJUN for ‘Can’t Forget You/Tujha Bhula Diya’, which gained over 2 million views.
She has also performed with the band on Kappa TV’s ‘Music Mojo’, and MTV’s ‘Coke Studio’.
She also collaborated with ten-time Grammy award winning musician Carlos Santana for a special live performance as part of AR Rahman’s band.
She has performed several times on local and international television, and was also selected to perform the ‘Top Songs of 2014’ at the Mirchi Music Awards Ceremony in Mumbai.
Jonita's unique voice and cross-continental appeal have led to collaborations beyond Bollywood, including performing with the legendary AR Rahman and participating in international music tours. She has performed on stage with the likes of Salim-Sulaiman, Amit Trivedi, Sonu Nigam & many other established names in the music industry across the globe.
Some Popular Tracks
- Kinni Soni
- Sau Tarah Ke
- Pink Anthem
- The Breakup Song
- Kahan Hoon Main
- Implosive Silence
- Chennai Express
- Feels Like Ishq
- Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
- Chennai Express
- ‘Critic’s Choice Female Vocalist of the Year’ – Mirchi Music Awards