Shirley Setia is a popular Bollywood singer who is an Indian by birth but was raised in Auckland, New Zealand and lives there only. She predominantly sings Hindi songs but has sung on other languages too. Setia is a youth sensation popular for songs like Disco Disco and cover songs of Bol do Na zaara etc.
Better known as Pyjama Popstar she became popular through cover song YouTube videos. Later on she went to release her own songs and has stepped in acting career too.
A girl for whom social media brought a platform for a successful career, she is truly an inspiration for number of youths. Shirley Setia is now a known name in Bollywood Music Industry and has delivered some of outstanding and memorable songs.
Let’s get the insights of her Biography with us.
|Educational Qualification||Degree in Marketing and Information systems|
|Address||Auckland, New Zealand|
Birth and Childhood
Shirley Setia was born on July 2,1993 in Union Territory of Daman, India. Shortly then after her family moved to Auckland, New Zealand and she continued her education there on the University of Auckland.
Shirley has completed a degree on Marketing and Information systems. She has also done a short course in Film making from New York Film Academy.
|Birth Date||July 2, 1993|
|Nick Name||Pyjama Popstar|
|Height||5’3″ / 162 cm|
|Favorite Actors||Amitabh Bachchan, Shah Rukh Khan|
Shirley Setia Early Life
There are some people who are inclined towards a particular career that the signs become visible from childhood itself. Shirley is one of them who has deep interest in music and glamour world. She started her career as a radio Jockey in Hindi FM Radio Taraana based in Auckland, New Zealand.
The twist in her career began when Shirley got a chance to meet Shreya Ghoshal while working with Taraana. It was Shreya who advised her to upload songs on YouTube.
Later the popular music label T-Series organised an online music video competition where her video was selected for the first position. She had upload her video in the midnight which she had performed wearing a Pyjama ( loose track sleeves). When her name was announced as a winner she quickly came to be known as Pyjama Popstar
Music Career of Shirley Setia
The popularity of that video bolstered her self confidence. Then she got chances to perform with number of singers in local concerts and slowly also went on to be part of numerous international shows.
Her singles such as ‘ Thode se hum‘ in 2014 and ‘Koi Shor’ in 2016 were also released during that time went to be popular too. Later she also was part of popular songs such as ‘Disco Disco’ , ‘Bhumro’ Jab koi baat Recreated with DJ Chetas, Ik vaari Aa, Ba Tum Jaano na hum etc. Now she has established herself as a successful singer in Bollywood but she didn’t want to stop at that.
After having successful career in Music Shirley step out to the acting world. Year 2020 saw the release of her first movie ‘Maska’ on Netflix. Shirley will make her film debut in Bollywood industry through the release of film ‘Nikamma’.
Awards and Recognitions
Shirley was first recognised as India’s next Singing sensation by Forbes Magazine in 2013. She went on to win two awards Big digital music awards and musician of the year award in 2016.
|Known As||Singer, Actress|
|Awards||Big digital music awards|
Musician of the year award in 2016.
Shirley Setia’s Family
Shirley Setia belongs Khatri Hindu family. Her father Raj Setia is from Haryana and her mother Firoza Setia is from Goa. She also has a younger brother named Shinu Setia. Though she was raised in Auckland and completed her degree there but she wishes to build up her career a and settle in Mumbai, India.
Shirley Setia Followers statistics
Shirley has whooping number of 6.8 million followers in Instagram and has 3.74 million subscribers on YouTube. She is also a popular celebrity in other social media sites too.
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