Bhilai, Feb 03: The talents of Bhilai have earned name and fame across the globe in various fields. Now for the first time, two young sensational composers and vocalists are all set to make their Hollywood debut after representing Chhattisgarhi music across the globe. Their chartbuster Chhattisgarhi song “Mohini” has broken several records to win many awards after surpassing the popularity of many bollywood songs on Youtube.
Bhilai based music composers, vocalists and lyricists – Monika Verma and Toshant Kumar are all set to create their mark in Hollywood with highly anticipated and exciting projects. They have signed an American Movie as a Music Director and Singer. Name of the movie is going to be disclosed soon. Monika is the first female music composer of Chhattisgarhi cinema. The pair of Monika Verma and Tushant Kumar (Singer Toshant Kumar) is considered to be the biggest hit. Their song “Mohini” has gone viral across the globe and managed to achieve 28th position in the YouTube chart in India as well as 91st position in the world. It is the first Chhattisgarhi song to have 135 million views, 1.5 million likes and more than 6 lakh Instagram reels in just one year. The popularity of this song can be gauged from the fact that Tanzania’s famous creator Kili Paul made a reel on this song.
Monika Verma did her MA from Sarbabharatiya Sangeet Parishad, Kolkata. She learnt music from Raja Banerjee. Her schooling was from Mansarovar Vidyalaya and she has completed MCA from BIT, Durg. Tushant Kumar did his schooling from Devarbija in Bemetara and thereafter completed BE from Shri Shankaracharya Engineering College. Presently he works as a lecturer in BIT Durg. Born in Bhilai, Tushant Kumar was interested in music from the beginning and later he started with Hindi songs. The duo Tushant Kumar and Monika Verma were awarded Best Singer, Best Music Director, Best Writer and Best Album of the year for the song Mohini. In Chhollywood, the pair of Monika and Tushant is compared with Bollywood Singer Duo Sachet-Parampara.
Zee Music Chhattisgarhi has released more than 30 songs of the artist duo as a Composer, lyricists and vocalists. Their Hindi songs have been released on Zee Music Company and Venus Entertainment.