Natalie Di Luccio – Songs, Raghu Ram, Husband, Albums, Age, Movies, Instagram

Natalie Di Luccio

Songs, Raghu Ram, Husband, Albums, Age, Movies, Chennai Express, Instagram

Natalie Di Luccio (born 29 June 1989) is an Italian-Canadian classical-crossover singer from Toronto, Ontario. She is often referred to as “Bollywood’s Soprano” because of her unique renditions of Indian classics.

Born29 June 1989 (age 29)
Age63
ResidenceToronto, Ontario, Canada
NationalityCanadian
Occupation
Playback Singer
Years active2009–present

Natalie Di Luccio was born on 29 June 1989 in Toronto, Ontario, and trained to be a classical singer. Her father is from Agropoli, Italy and her mother is from Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She was a student at Cardinal Carter Academy for the Arts. She went to McGill University to study Western classical voice and pursue a career in music. She has said that some of her musical influences growing up were singers like Andrea Bocelli, Celine Dion and Josh Groban.

Di Luccio began working with multi-platinum Canadian music producer Matthew Tishler at the age of 13 and continues to work with him today.

Di Luccio’s link with Bollywood started when she received a message over Myspace to record a small part in Sonu Nigam’s devotional album, Maha Ganesha, in 2009. She later went on to record a Michael Jackson tribute song with Sonu Nigam.

Di Luccio shot to fame when she recorded and released on YouTube her version of a popular Bollywood song, “Tu Jaane Na”. This music video reached over 1 million views overnight. After her YouTube success she was asked to be a part of many reality shows including Indian reality TV show Bigg Boss, but rejected these offers to focus on her music.

She performed with Amit Trivedi and Shriram Iyer the song “Bari Bari” produced by Amit Trivedi, on Coke Studio, Season 2 broadcast on MTV India and DD National (National Channel of India).

In 2013, Di Luccio worked with Italian music producer Mauro Malavasi (Andrea Bocelli, Luciano Pavarotti). She spent time in Bologna connecting with her roots and recording new material with Malavasi.


Natalie with A. R. Rahman at I audio launch in Chennai, India.
In 2013, Di Luccio sang a Gujarati song called “Prarthana”. This was the first time a western classical piece had been sung in this language.

Di Luccio caught the attention of Grammy and Oscar winning composer A. R. Rahman and continues to join him on several occasions for live concerts across India. She made her Tamil music debut with “Aila Aila” composed by Rahman for the film I directed by Shankar. She performed the song live at the televised audio launch in Chennai on September 15, 2014. The launch was witnessed by honorary guests Arnold Schwarzenegger and Rajnikanth.

In May, 2015 Di Luccio was a TEDxGateway speaker in Mumbai at NCPA Theatre. She spoke about the importance of getting out of one’s comfort zone and about how music brought her to India.

Di Luccio has sung an Arabic piece for the soundtrack of the film “Muhammad: The Messenger of God” directed by Majid Majidi and composed by A.R.Rahman.


Di Luccio joined Season 4 of Life Mein Ek Baar, an adventure travel show on Fox Life India. The series was shot in Hong Kong and premiered on October 20, 2015.

In May 2017, Di Luccio became a part of Nexa Journeys on the Asian Highway 1, a unique reality travel show which premiered on Discovery Channel India. Di Luccio, along with four known personalities (Saransh Goila, Pallavi Sharda, Taras Taraporvala, and Girish Karkera), drove all the way from India to Thailand via Myanmar on the Asian Highway 1. Di Luccio collaborated with many local musicians along the way, most notably with Rewben Mashangva in Kohima, Nagaland.

Di Luccio was in a relationship with Indian film and television actor Eijaz Khan from 2011 to 2015. They met on a plane during one of her initial visits to Mumbai. She said that Khan was the inspiration for her first Hindi song. Natalie got engaged with MTV Roadies creator RaghuRam

Music videos
“Tu Jaane Na” – released on YouTube September 29, 2010
“Kahin To Hogi Wo” – released on YouTube November 2, 2010
“Pehla Nasha” – released on YouTube April 28, 2011
“Baby, Te Amo” – released on YouTube May 28, 2012
“Prarthana” – released on YouTube Sept 19, 2013
“Khuda Jaane/Wrecking Ball” – released on YouTube November 17, 2013
“O Holy Night” – released on YouTube on December 12, 2013
“Galliyan” – released on YouTube July 19, 2014
“Aila Aila”
“Konjam Nilavu” – released on YouTube March 18, 2015
“Hamari Adhuri Kahani” – released on YouTube August 20, 2015
“A Dream from Rajasthan (Nella Fantasia)” – released on YouTube March 17, 2016

Rana Daggubati – Movies, Age, Wife, Father, Family, Eye, Height, Marriage

Rana Daggubati

Movies, Wife, Father, Family, Eye, Height, Marriage

Rana Daggubati is an Indian actor, producer, Visual effects co-ordinator and photographer. He works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi movies.

Born14 December 1984
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Age33
ResidenceFilm Nagar, Hyderabad, India
NationalityIndian
Occupation
  • Film Actor
  • Visual Effects Supervisor
  • Producer
  • Entrepreneur
  • Distributor
Years active2011–present
Height6 ft 3 in (190 cm)
ParentsDaggubati Suresh Babu
Lakshmi Daggubati

Rana Daggubati was named after his grandfather Daggubati Ramanaidu, he was given the nickname Rana. He is an Indian actor, producer, visual effects co-ordinator and photographer. He works in Telugu, Tamil and Hindi movies. As a Visual Effects producer, Rana won the State Nandi Award for Best Special Effects in 2006 for the Telugu film Sainikudu, starring Mahesh Babu. In 2006, he received the National Film Award for co-producing Bommalata – A Bellyful of Dreams.

Rana revealed in 2016 that he was blind in his right eye only during his childhood and later got operated in L.V Prasad Hospital and was cured. Rana Daggubati admitted that he can see through his right eye only due to an eye donated by someone else, while his left eye is normal.

In 2010, he made his acting debut with the Telugu blockbuster Leader, for which he won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South. He made his Hindi film debut through Dum Maaro Dum, alongside Bipasha Basu, where he received positive reviews for his performance. In 2015, he starred as the main antagonist in Baahubali: The Beginning, which recorded the second highest gross opening for an Indian film, and later reprised his role as Bhallaldeva in Baahubali 2: The Conclusion which became the highest grossing Indian film of all time. He has also been in the successful movies The Ghazi Attack, playing Lieutenant Commander Arjun Verma and Nene Raju Nene Mantri.

Rana is also an established television personality, as he hosted award shows such as the 2nd IIFA Utsavam alongside Nani, the 2nd South Indian International Movie Awards and he currently hosts his own celebrity talk show, No. 1 Yaari, which brought celebrities such as S.S. Rajamouli, Naga Chaitanya, Kajal Aggarwal, Rakul Preet Singh, Navdeep, Nikhil Siddharth, Raj Tarun and others.

After Baahubali 2’s epic release, he further did a Telugu political Thriller movie Nene Raju Nene Mantri in which he plays a Politician with grey shades, alongside Kajal Aggarwal. This film too received positive reviews for Rana’s acting and screen presence. The film, also called NRNM, was also released in Tamil as Naan Aanaiyittal and in Malayalam as Raja Kireedam. It was also dubbed into Hindi as Main Hi Raja Main Hi Mantri. Along with the movies, he also starred in a web series called Social.

Awards

National Film Award for Best Feature Film in Telugu – Co-producer (Spirit Media) – A Bellyful of Dreams (2006)
Filmfare Award for Best Male Debut – South – Leader (2010)
Nandi Award for Best Special Effects (Spirit Media) – Sainikudu (2006)
Nandi Award for Best Villain – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Zee Cine Award for Best Male Debut – Dum Maro Dum (2011)
SIIMA Award Youth Icon of South Indian Cinema (2011)
SIIMA Award for Best Actor (Critics) – Krishnam Vande Jagadgurum (2012)
SIIMA Award for Best Negative Role’ – Baahubali (2016)
IIFA Award for Best Actor (Negative role) – Baahubali (2015)
AsiaVison Movie Award for Best Actor (From south) – Baahubali: The Beginning (2015)
Sri Kala Sudha Telugu Association’s 20th Ugadi Awards 2018
Sri Kala Sudha 2018, Best Actor – Nene Raju Nene Mantri (2018)