With an Instagram family of over 7.5 million, Shirley Setia, an Indo-Kiwi singer and a budding actor has amassed an international following by singing cover versions of Bollywood hits. She was also acknowledged as India's YouTube sensation by the Hindustan Times and as one of New Zealand's biggest international artists by TVNZ.
After working in a weekly radio show and taking part in local competitions in Auckland, she performed in her first concerts in Mumbai and Hyderabad. In 2017, she was invited by YouTube to perform live in YouTube FanFest held in Mumbai.
She made her Bollywood singing debut with the song ‘Disco Disco’ for the film ‘A Gentleman’, followed by ‘Luv u Luv u’ for ‘Best of Luck Laalu’.
Shirley made her acting debut in 2020 with the movie ‘Maska’ which released on Netflix and also made her Telugu film debut with ‘Krishna Vrinda Vihari’ which released in 2022.
Shirley’s video for Cadbury Silk, with singer Armaan Malik called the ‘Silk Song’ was trending all over the internet.
She won the ‘BIG Golden Voice Award’ for ‘BIG Digital Sensation and Outlook Social Media Awards’ for ‘OSM Musician of the year’. She was also acknowledged as one of ‘New Zealand's Biggest International Artists’.
Shirley's music transcends borders, with a fan base that spans the globe. Her sold-out shows in various parts of the world are clear evidence of the universal appeal of her melodies. Shirley is a vivacious, powerhouse live performer and singer who aims to bridge the gap between traditional and modern-day music.
Some Popular Tracks
- Tere Naal Rehniya
- Koi Vi Nahi
- Naiyo Jaana
- Jab Koi Baat: Recreated
- Disco Disco
- A Gentleman