Richa Sharma is an Indian film playback singer as well a devotional singer.? In 2006, she sang Bollywood's longest track, the bidaai song, in film Baabul (2006). Under the tutelage of Pandit Aaskaran Sharma, Richa went on to get proper training in Indian classical and light music. Richa added ghazals, film songs, Punjabi and Rajasthani folk songs to her repertoire, thus making her voice reach out to more and more people in a variety of sounds.? 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. Thereafter a spate of hits followed, 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 for Kaante ("Mahi Ve" for Anand Raaj Anand).