Prime Minister Narendra Modi extended congratulatory wishes for Indian-American singer Falguni Shah on winning a Grammy Award for A Colourful World in the Best Children’s Music Album category. Others who were nominated in the category were Activate by 123 Andres, Black to the Future by Pierce Freelon, Crayon Kids by Lucky Diaz, All One Tribe by 1 Tribe Collective, and the Family Jam Band.
“Congratulations to Falguni Shah on winning the award for the Best Children’s Music Album at the Grammys. Wishing her the very best for her future endeavours. @FaluMusic,” PM Modi said in his tweet.
Congratulations to Falguni Shah on winning the award for the Best Children’s Music Album at the Grammys. Wishing her the very best for her future endeavours. @FaluMusic— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 5, 2022
Falguni took to her official Instagram account and penned down a heartfelt note. Expressing happiness about her victory, Falguni wrote, “I have no words to describe today’s magic. What an honour to perform for the opening number of the GRAMMY Premier Ceremony, and then take home a statue on behalf of all the incredible people who worked on A Colorful World. We are humbled and thank the Recording Academy for this tremendous recognition. THANK YOU! (sic).”
New York-based Indian singer Falguni Shah is known by her stage name Falu. The songwriter was born in Mumbai and trained under Ustad Sultan Khan.
For the unversed, Falguni Shah has performed and collaborated with maestro A R Rahman and also she is the only India-origin woman to be nominated twice in the Best Children’s Music Album category at the Grammys. Earlier she was nominated for the prestigious award in the same category in 2019 for her album ‘Falu’s Bazaar’.