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All about Nisha Madaran

Nisha  Madaran

Nisha Madaran is an award winning singer/songwriter.


Nisha was born on 11 Jan 1988 (31years), studied law at the University of Suriname. She already sang as a girl of 5 or 6 years and started singing on her 16th till 26th in her own family band “Nice & Easy”. She sings Bollywood and classical Indian styles and also non-Hindi / western songs (English, Spanish, French, Surinamese, Dutch, etc.). This gives her lots of great possibilities and voice ranges with combinations of styles in her music productions.


Nisha is an award winning and Bollywood contracted singer. From 2015 till 2018, Nisha is nominated with the most music awards ever in Suriname at the SuMusic Award show and won the most Music Awards as well, which are Best Female Artist (4x), Best Hindi Artist (3x), Best Collaborations (2x), Best SuMusic Songs of the Year (2x) and the most wanted People’s Choice Award (4x), which is being awarded to the artist with the most sms votes. In the Netherlands / Europe she won the “Best Indo-song award” of 2015.


Nisha has been decorated by the President of the Republic of Suriname in November 2016 for the way she brings integration through her music to all people, cultures and religions and the positive branding of Suriname in and outside Suriname as well as all the social work that she does for children and women in need. She also got a decoration in the Kingdom of the Netherlands because of her musical compositions that brought integration in music of different cultures, fusion styles and languages. These decorations gave her the title of “Ambassador for integration of music and cultures”. In august 2018 Nisha was awarded with the “Diaspora Award in the Netherlands”, which is given to people with an ordinary achievement and example in their field of work, which bring integration within cultures. And in November 2018 she received a letter of appreciation from the Minister of External Affairs of India for her music she brings to the world as a ‘person from Indian origin”, spreading the Hindi language and culture.


Her career started at 16thyears old as she started making music with her family band “Nice and Easy”. At her 24thshe was asked to perform with the Award winning ‘Yaadgaar Orchestra’ in Suriname. She performed with artists from India, Netherlands, Guyana, Trinidad, Cuba and France. She felt honored to perform on the stages of artists from India like SANAM, Sonu Nigam, Kunal Ganjawala, Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Babul Suprio, Vipin Sachdeva, Mukthar Shah, Radjes Pawar, Rakesh Maini, her classical guru Mohamed Nizam and lots more great singers. Since 2015 she gave successful concerts in The Netherlands, Trinidad, Guyana, Barbados and Suriname.


From her 26thshe participated in national and international festivals, concerts and events like “Fet de la Music (2016), a worldwide French festival celebrating the French Independence. She participated in Student Song Contests and also participated in the finals of HindiPop Suriname 2013 and Suripop 2016, both composers’ competitions. In October 2016 she had a sold out Concert in Almere / Netherlands and in November 2016 a concert in Ahoy Rotterdam / Netherlands. She had the honor of performing as a special guest at the ZeeTV Business eventin The Netherlands. This and next year she will participate in several local and international concerts. She has attended several workshops and participated in the Famous Music Festival in 2014 in Suriname, is now also part to the Indian Cultural Center (ICC) in Suriname and gives pro bono concerts for social projects. She is also Ambassadorfor the Organization of American States (OAS)for Education projects. She performed several times with the great Bryan B.In April 2017 she participated in the 180 years celebration of the oldest Theater in Suriname and she danced, acted and sang along with lots of great artists, including Karin Bloemen from The Netherlands. In May and June of 2017 she participated in 4 concerts in The Netherlands of IloveSu (that was held in The Box in Amsterdam) and Festival Weekend (in Silverdome, Zoetermeer), which was powered by ZeeTV. In June 2017 she went to ZeeTV Londonfor a Live TV interview at Zee Companion. In August 2017 she had the honor to represent Suriname at the Carifesta XIIIfestival at Barbados. In November 2017 she performed with the well-known Dutch artistsNick & Simon(The Netherlands) and as the queen of fusion music of Suriname, she made a fusion from one of their greatest hit “Steeds Weer” together with “Jeena Jeena”. In June 2018 she was honored to perform for the President of India at his official visit to the President of Suriname. On special request of the Government of India, Nisha sang “Vaishnav Jan To”, as the most favorite Bhajan of Mahatma Gandhi on the occasion of his 149thbirthday celebration in 2018. The Prime Minister from India Mr. Modi shared Nisha’s version of this song on Twitter and called it “soulful” and “a must hear”


In Suriname, Nisha released her first cover song “Pyar Hamara” (ft. Bryan B) in 2015 that was more than 12 weeks on the National Top40, of which 5 weeks at the number one position, as well as several Hindi and non-Hindi radio stations. She also did a cover of “Tujhse Naraz” (with Sonny Khoeblal on the Piano) that reached the number 1 position in the Hindi Top list. She releasedKuch kuch hota hain” in a Indo-Fusion that went to the top of the charts for which an award has been received in the Netherlands as the Best Indo-Song in 2015. She then came out with a Hindi-Latin fusionof Yeh Sama & Besame Mucho(with Yoana Borroto from Cuba) which came in at the no .1 position as well on the Hindi list of Top40 Suriname as well as several radio stations in Suriname and internet radios stations. A beautiful fusion followed of “Every Night” and “Janeman” (again with Bryan B) that came out with the name “Me dren fu yu” (I Dream of you), that did very well on all charts and went to the top of the Hindi List. Her recent own compositions that has been released which are a kids song (Zullen we tellen – Shall we count). She had a collaboration with Bollywood Unplugged and had a live cover ofTu, Tu hai wohi(You, you are the one). Her Hindi – English latin love song: “Tu hi mera dil” (“You are my Heart” ) came out as her first 100% own written and composed production, and went viral in 193 countries and became a National no.1 hit song on all radio stations and the National TOP40 Suriname hit list and in The Netherlands. This song got more than 3 Million viewson YouTube within a very short time and has been declared the best Suriname video clip till 2017 by “Black Entertainment” on FB. In March 2017 she launched her new song “Mere Soniyaa”(My Love-one) in duet with Ray Neiman, a French singer, again her own composition in Hindi, French and English, which also became no.1 on several radio stations. In February 2018 she released a new own written song, named “DANCE” that also hits the no.1 position of several hit lists. In May 2018 Nisha made a new duet “Baby Tere Liye”with Jackson Blai, a Maroon singer from Suriname that went in to no.1 position on radio hit list within days. After this Nisha started with new covers and new own compositions of which the music has been recorded by great Indian musicians like Mohini Dey (Bass), Jay Row Kavi (Drums), Ajay Persanda (Bansuri flute), Fateh Ali (Sitar).These songs are planned to be released in 2019. In December 2018 Nisha signed a contract with

Bollywoodfilm director Chandrakant Singh from CKarts to sing in his upcoming Bollywood movies. This is a great moment for Nisha as an artist but also as the first of Suriname and the region of South America and the Caribbean to had this opportunity to be an official

Bollywood singer. In January 2019 Nisha started a project called “Medley in Love with Nisha Madaran”ft young or special talents. In this way Nisha started to give back to the community by making collaborations with these young talents and upcoming artists as a guidance and push for them to start or boost their own career. In between she will also make medleys with other mainstream artists as well.



Nisha will keep on making music and besides covers and fusion also keep on writing her own songs in such a variation that all fans will be satisfied. Besides all social projects she does for children, disabled people and elderly, she aims to stimulate young and elderly in both classical and modern Indian music including fusions and collaborations between several music styles, languages, artists and also as reflected upon it, as a good example of integration of music and culture. All this shows her personal and musical side and above all her interest in music and cultures. The world connects with music.

News & Facts about Nisha Madaran


2017 – SuMusic Award Show

At the latest “SuMusic Award show” (2017 - Suriname / South America), Nisha won the awards for Best Female Artist, Best Hindi Artist, ...

2018 – SuMusic Award Show

At the latest “SuMusic Award show” (2018 - Suriname / South America), Nisha won the awards for Best Female Artist, Best Hindi Artist, ...

Nisha signs her contract with Bollywood film director Chandrakant Singh

Nisha signs her contract with Bollywood film director Chandrakant Singh from CKarts to sing in his upcoming Bollywood movies. This is a great...

Nisha No.1 on hit lists

Nisha No.1 on several hit lists Nisha released her first own composition “Tu hi mera Dil”  (“You are my Heart”) in May 2016 and that...


Nisha’s No.1 hit “Tu hi mera Dil” got 1.000.000 views on YouTube within 2,5 weeks Tu hi mera Dil got 1.000.000 (one Million) views on...

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