Kantimathi Subramanian Iyer, known professionally as Shweta Subram, is a Canadian playback singer, popularly known for singing the song ‘Jalebi Baby’.
She primarily sings in Hindi, as well as Punjabi, Sindhi, Tamil, English and other languages.
She made her debut with movie ‘Hawaizaada’ in 2015 and sang the title song, ‘Dil-e-Nadaan’, alongside Ayushmann Khurrana and made her Tamil debut with ‘Ghibran’ in the movie ‘Maayavan’.
Shweta is well-known for being a rockstar performer. Her set typically includes popular and upbeat Bollywood songs along with evergreen classics. She sang the song ‘Khuda Ke Liye’ with Salim–Sulaiman from the film ‘Azaan’ In March 2015.
She is also an independent musician. Her debut single, ‘Jee Le Live Life’ was followed up with ‘Ajooba’ and these releases brought her in the urban music limelight in North America. She was then contacted by music composer Pravin Mani of A.R Rahman fame who worked with her on the single ‘Piya’.
She became the youngest vocalist of Indian origin to perform at the esteemed Carnegie Hall in New York. She has headlined various concerts and private events across 75 cities in 12 countries.
In April 2015, she was invited to sing national anthems of Canada and India to open the floor for speeches by Indian PM Modi and Canadian PM harper. She also headlined the IIFA Buzz 2011 festival in Ontario.
Shweta went on to do many more live shows and soon became a popular performer in the live event circuit. She is well known for her singing talent, versatility and super energy on stage.
Shweta's biggest break in North America came when she was chosen by The Piano Guys to render an Indian adaptation of Swedish House Mafia’s ‘Don’t You Worry Child’.
Shweta Subram is the recipient of multiple awards including the ‘North American Best Singer award’ from Sangam kala Group and ‘Best Singer Award’ from Shankar Mahadevan Academy talent hunt.
Her musical journey has been very absorbing. Although she has lived majorly outside India, she has predominantly worked in Bollywood and Kollywood. Her passion for singing shines in every performance and is an outstanding singer who can enchant audiences at various platforms in countless shows.
Some Popular Tracks
- Jalebi Baby
- Bollywood Evolution
- Dancing Petals