Vidya is an Indian-born American, who loves to travel, eat, and sing. She was born in Chennai and raised in Virginia. Vidya began learning Carnatic classical music at a very young age, and has had several amazing gurus throughout her musical journey, including D.K. Nagarajan, brother of the late D.K. Pattamal.While pursuing her Psychology degree at George Washington University, Vidya began creating YouTube videos, which gave her a window of opportunity she had never dreamed of.She’s currently learning Hindustani Classical and taking Western voice lessons. Vidya performs regularly as a vocalist for the Shankar Tucker Band. She has performed at some amazing venues around the world, including the White House, NCPA, and Webster Hall.
Vidya has performed at numerous festivals, including the Festivals Des Artes in Reunion Island, MERU in Netherlands, and INK Women.
Vidya started posting Bollywood + Western pop mashups on herYouTube channela year ago. The songs quickly gained popularity,and she now has over 30 million views! Vidya’s mashups have gained recognition from the likes of Diplo, Major Lazer,and Hrithik Roshan, as well as publications such as Cosmopolitan, BuzzFeed, The Hindu, and Deccan Chronicle.She is currently working on a solo EP, with original songs and compositions.