Runa Rizvi

Runa Rizvi is an Indian classical and Bollywood playback singer.[1] She sings Sufi songs, folk, Bollywood movies etc.

Runa Rizvi
GenresHindustani classical music

Early life

Runa Rizvi was born in Bombay to Indian singers Rajkumar Rizvi and Indrani Rizvi.[2] She graduated from Mithibai College, Mumbai.

She belongs to the Kalavant gharana and has been trained in classical, semi-classical and light classical music and can sing Hindi film songs, ghazals, thumri, Folk, Punjabi and Sufi Music, as well as Western and Pop music.

Runa Rizvi is married to percussionist Sivamani.[3]


She sang for the Rajshri film Uff kya jaadu mohabbat hai along with Kunal Ganjawala . She sang a song, jaane tu, for the movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na.[4] In 2011, Runa has rendered playback for the film Provoked starring Aishwarya Rai.

She is also working with Prem Joshua and his band for their new album Luminous Secrets.[5]


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