Watch: Salma Agha’s daughter Sasha croons for ‘Aurangzeb’
Sasha Agha, daughter of famous Pakitani actress and singer Salman Agha lend her voice in her debut Bollywood venture, ‘Aurangzeb’ starring Arjun Kapoor in double role, Rishi Kapoor, Jackie Shroff, Amrita Singh. The song goes as 'Barbaadiyaan'. Sasha said that she hails from a singing family and so singing is very much in her blood.
"I have learned singing from my mom and I don't plan to give it up because I am very passionate about it," said the newcomer in a statement.
Coming from an illustrious musical family, she informed: "Musicians Sajid and Wajid are my maternal uncles. My stepsister is the famous English singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Natasha Khan, who goes by the stage name Bat for Lashes.
"My great grandfather was Jugal Kishore Mehra, who was Raj Kapoor's uncle and married to Anwari Begum, the famous singer. My grandmother Nusrin Agha, was a well-known singer as well. So in a way, I am the fourth generation singer in my family," she added.
Producer Aditya Chopra convinced Sasha Agha to sing the song. It features Arjun Kapoor and Sasha. She has already recorded the song.
A spokesperson from Yash Raj Films confirmed the news, saying: "Yes, Sasheh has sung this beautiful track (for the film). Her voice is as melodious as her mother's."
Salma Agha debuted in Bollywood in 1982 with box office hit social drama 'Nikaah' and she sang the hit number, "Dil ke armaan aansuon mein beh gaye".