INDIVA's music journeys with the sound that blends Hindustani, Carnatic, Elements of Jazz, Classical and World Music. Charting a soundscape that fuses raga influenced melodic lines, Indian rhythm patterns, the music breathes the nature’s elements of Earth, Wind, Fire and Water.
Together these Divas of music blend their skill, grace and style to create a very refreshing sound of music performing in 8 Languages and more!!
• Merlin D’souza – Keys/Vocal
• Hamsika Iyer- Vocals/Percs
• Vivienne Pocha- Vocals/Guitar
• Shruti Bhave- Violin/Vocals
India’s leading lady musician is a consummate Pianist Composer and Music Director. She also happens to be the only Indian Lady Music- Producer to have composed music for Bollywood, Theatre and Ad Films, besides this, she has composed & produced music for Albums, performed at over 400 concerts and has toured extensively across Europe, Asia and America.
Merlin is a regular feature at various corporate do’s, social events and Music Festivals with her various musical outfits. Her versatile playing skills and her humble approach make her the ideal choice for renowned musicians of Indian or International repute to collaborate with her on any genre of music.
All in all she is a Diva who adds value to anything that’s musical!
The songbird and darling of the Bollywood playback industry and recent winner of the 5 State Level Awards and Mirchi Awards for the year 2013.
Her song “Chammak Challo” from Ra One and the current hit “1234 Get on the Dance Floor” from Chennai Express have catapulted her into a higher orbit.
She leaves the listener breathless with her unique skills. A vocalist with a difference, Hindustani and Carnatic styles makes itself felt into her unique rich heritage of music.
She regularly features with big international bands at music festivals across the world.
Vivienne is a recipient for the Best Female Singer at the JD Rolling Stone Awards 2013. She has been known to regale audiences with her soulful, stirring and soaring vocal and theatrical prowess from the tender age of twelve. She interestingly combines the genres of jazz, blues, Indian fusion, funk, folk and rock styles in her music.
She has acted as the leading lady for musical theatre with directors like Rahul Da Cunha, Pearl Padamsee, Noel Godin. Vivienne has lent her voice for over 100 jingles, vocal textures and voice-overs for many leading brands.
Her musical repertoire extends to the studios for Bollywood‘s famous composers.
Shruti’s dexterity on the violin encompasses Hindustan and Fusion styles.
Her flexibility and warm interpretations make her a well sought after musician on stage, in film studios and the corporate world.
She is also a versatile classical dancer and an accomplished singer, who contributes and excels in every bit of the composition.