Sangeetha started her career from Kannada films. She was introduced to this industry by the music composer Dharma Vish. She sang a song in the film Aane Pataaki for which she also won the best playback singer award the same year. She was then introduced to the Tollywood industry by the Kshanam music composer Sricharan Pakala and director Shreeranjani through actor/producer Nagarjuna‘s home production Annapurna Studios. She started her Telugu film career with the film Rangula Ratnam where she sang the Birthday (Tic Toc) song and became the voice of Sithara (actress). She has also sung in the Bollywood film Simply Ek Love Story.
She won the Best International Pop Singer of the year at the VIMA Music Awards 2019 in Malaysia. She is the first Independent Artist from Karnataka to collaborate with Sonu Nigam for a Kannada Track called “Neene Neene” which was also released in Hindi as “Tuhi Tuhi”. Her track “Nee Hinga Nodabyada” which was sung, composed and performed by Sangeetha Rajeev remains one of the biggest viral Kannada Independent tracks
She has also produced and composed many independent singles in the Kannada and Hindi languages, including “Nee Hinga Nodabyada”. Her latest release “Neene Neene” was a collaboration with Sonu Nigam.
Sangeetha Rajeev was born Bangalore to a musical family. Her father S Rajeev was a bank manager, who had to move to Mumbai on an official transfer. She along with her family moved to Mumbai at the age of 6 where she spent most of her childhood. In Mumbai she was trained in Bharatnatyam and Carnatic classical music. She also trained in Hindustani classical music.
One of SaRa’s early musical influences was her mother herself, M K Sharadamba, who is a Carnatic classical musician. SaRa is highly influenced by western music and considers Mariah Carey & the late great Michael Jackson to be her western influences. She considers herself to be one of the biggest admirers of Sunidhi Chauhan.
|2019||VIMA Music Awards, Asia||Best Pop Song (Winner)|
|2019||VIMA Music Awards, Asia||Best Indian Song (Nominee)|
|2018||Kannada International Music Awards||Best Playback Singer (Nominee)|
|2018||Kannada International Music Awards||Best Music Video (Nominee)|
|2014||Kannada International Music Awards||Best Playback Singer (Winner)|
|2012||Radio City (Indian Radio Station) Super Singer||Runner Up|
|2008||Star India Asianet Suvarna||Confident Star Singer|