Want to do playback for Sonakshi, Deepika, says Ananya Nanda


Odisha girl Ananya Nanda is on the seventh heaven on winning Indian Idol Junior title defeating her co-participants- Nahid Afrin from Assam and Nityashree Venkataramanan from Kerala.

Ananya Nanda has in her wish list to do playback for Sonakshi Sinha, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma. The 14-year-old Odisha girl, said the three actresses are her personal favourites.

“I love Preity Zinta and want to sing for her but she is not working much nowadays. I would be very happy to sing for Sonakshi ma’am, Deepika Padukone and Anushka Sharma. I really like their acting and it would be an honour to do playback for them,” Ananya told PTI.

The singer said the she did not expect to win the competition and it was a huge surprise for her.

“I had not expected to win at all. I was shocked when my name was announced. I had not thought about winning. I went with the flow because if I had kept expectations and lost, I would have been very sad and heartbroken,” she said.

The 9th grade student wants to concentrate on her upcoming half-yearly exam at the moment along with her riyaz.

“I have my half-yearly exams coming up. I will fully concentrate on my studies and also continue my singing lessons from my Guruji. I will try to come to Mumbai to take lessons from our trainer here,” the singer said.

A huge fan of Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal, Ananya wants to sing duet with Arijit Singh.

“I am a huge fan of both of them. I wish I get a chance to sing with them, to do a duet with Arijit Singh… He is my favourite. I love his voice. Like me he also participated in a reality show. I like him a lot,” she said.