Welcome to the official website of Pragya Pallavi.
Pragya Pallavi is an independent queer singer/songwriter, musician, percussionist and performer who is classically trained as a Hindustani vocalist. Her compositions combine diverse influences such as EDM, R&B, jazz, hip-hop, alternative rock, and fusion, as well as classical Indian music, Sufi and folk music. She was born in Patna and is now based in Mumbai. She describes herself as a gender fluid lesbian.
Pragya says, “I am a person who is not confined to any single genre, nationality, religion or gender. I want to bring together Indian and western, contemporary and traditional musical influences in a way that all types of people can relate to. I know songs have the power to create a movement, this is my attempt at being that voice for LGBTIQA+ persons across the world”
Pragya’s first three singles and album concept have been widely well received by both international and Indian media. She has been featured and interviewed on the prestigious Jeremy Vine talk show on BBC Radio 2, and BBC Asian Network. Her music is on rotation on a number of UK, US and Indian radio shows. She has received positive coverage from international press such as Billboard , Nylon, Unilad , Pink News, Gay Times, Eastern Eye ,and Gay Star News, as well as being covered in a variety of international music blogs. In India Pragya’s music and story have been covered by Times of India, Mumbai Mirror ,Deccan Chronicle , The Hindu , Deccan Herald , DNA , New Indian Express, The News Minute,Mid-Day, Blush magazine, Radio Mirchi , Radio One, SoundboxIndia etc.
The album Queerism charted #1 on Itunes Greece Album Chart.
The track LINGERING WINE charted #1 on Itunes Greece Singles Chart and #4 on Itunes Finland Singles Chart.
The track Mama I Need You and Tu mere paas hai have been featured on Spotify Editorial Playlist.
‘A stunning celebration of queer love’ – Gay Times
‘The music is striking, the lyrics sensual’ – Times of India
‘Pragya Pallavi is not only breaking the glass ceiling in India’s music scene, she’s absolutely smashing it.’ – Gay Star News
‘Totally inspiring’ – BBC Asian Network
Please buy Queerism and support the Queer artist from India to move ahead in her Music!
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Debut Album: Queerism released on May 17th, 2019
You can listen to her songs on Spotify , Itunes , Napster and Tidal and other music stores.