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People in the city: Shubhangi Tewari

People in the city: Shubhangi Tewari, 24, singer

entertainment Updated: Apr 26, 2011 02:17 IST
Aakriti Sawhney

Shubhangi Tewari, 24, singer


Lady Shri Ram College for Women (Bachelors), Kirori Mal College, Faculty of Arts, (Masters), Tech Music Schools, London (Certificate of Higher Education in Popular Music Performance)


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Favourite Book
Only Love Is Real by Dr Brian Weiss

Favourite Film
Kungfu Panda

Favourite Quote
Keep your words soft and tender because tomorrow you might have to eat them up

Favourite Dish
Pasta al Funghi

Favourite market
Covent Garden, London

Style Icon
Love the style of the 80s, especially the wild voluminous hair

Sexual Preference

Long Hair or Short Hair

Sneakers or Sandals

Beer or Wine
None, Vodka

Bollywood films or Hollywood Films
Watch both kinds

Favourite live bar
Do not like dark, smoky places

Janpath or Sarojini Nagar


Who Does Your Hair
Last got it cut in Scotland by the friendly neighbourhood barber. Do not remain the name or how much I paid for it

Who Inspires You
Humble people, also the ones who remember calm in any situation

Your Last Regret
Purchase A pair of very pretty, but ill-fitting juttis from CP for Rs 450

Best Thing You’ve Ever Bought
My Audix OM2 microphone GBP 80 and my Macbook Pro

Delhi Summer or Delhi Winter
Delhi Winter

Pet Causes
Preserving rainforests, fighting injustice wherever it may occur. Free Tibet

Pet Peeve
When people try to board the Metro while the ones inside are still deboarding

Favourite Spot in Delhi
Hauz Khas Village

Money in Your Wallet
Rs 2,500

The craziest thing you’ve ever done
Raised a pack of wolves for about eight months; my GSD gave birth last year, and I wanted to keep all seven pups!

Favourite Indian Outfit

Favourite Singer
Lata Mangeshkar

Favourite song right now
Rush from my album, Fields of Gold (Eva Cassidy Version)

Best thing about living in Delhi

About her
Shubhangi Tewari is the only Delhiite, and among the two Indians, who have been picked as finalists for the international music competition — Avon Voices. “I am one of the 182 girls chosen from among 6,000 entries from 60 countries,” says Tewari, who started singing when she was four years old. She is currently a vocal coach at Bridge Music Academy, at Bluebells International school and a session vocalist.

Stereo Buddha Tewari is the co-composer and vocalist of Stereo Buddha, an ambient/experimental project, based in the UK. “We have tried to fuse a lot of influences in our debut album, which is now in the mixing stage and will be ready for release shortly,” she says. You can check them out at

Catch her live
What: Bridge Music Academy Spring Recital
When: May 2
Where: Teen Murti Auditorium, Nehru Memorial Museum and Library

Nearest Metro station: Race Course station on the Violet lin