Richa Sharma (born 29 August 1980) a bollywood trained playback singer as well a devotional singer.In 2006,Under the tutelage of Pandit Aaskaran Sharma, Richa went on to get proper training in Indian classical and light music.Richa landed in Mumbai in 1994. She sang cover versions and bhajans to ensure she had her bread and butter and simultaneously continued her struggle in Bollywood.
She made her debut in Bollywood with Sawan Kumar's Salma Pe Dil Aa Gaya in 1996 and followed it up by a number of films until the big hit came by in the form of Taal where she sang for A.R. Rahman.
She sang Bollywood's longest track, the bidaai song, in film Baabul (2006)
Some of her important films are Zubeidaa, Saathiya (A.R. Rahman); Hera Pheri (Anu Malik); Khakee (Ram Sampath); Tarkeeb(the song "Duppatte Ka Palu"), Baghban (Title Song for Aadesh Shrivastava); Soch (the song "Nikal Chali Be" for Jatin-Lalit);Rudraksh, Kal Ho Naa Ho (Sad version of the title track for Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy); Gangajal (Sandesh Shandilya); Popcorn Khao Mast Ho Jao (Vishal-Shekhar), Saawariya (Monty Sharma), and Om Shanti Om (Vishal-Shekhar) and the most popular song forKaante ("Mahi Ve" for Anand Raaj Anand).
Another important song for Richa is ‘Sajda’ (‘My Name Is Khan’)she won Zee Cine Award for this song.
She has also done quite a few albums to showcase her talent. Albums like Ni Main Yaar Nu Sajda Kardi,Piya and Winds of Rajasthan (for Times Music released early 2004) have brought out the classiness and grace in Richa's voice and her variety as a singer.