Falguni Shah Falguni Shah is an Indian American artist who has won the 64th Annual Grammy Award for her album A Colourful World under the Best Childrens Album category. Falu has worked with several well-known artists such as A. R. Rahman, Yo-Yo Ma, Philip Glass, Wyclif Jean, and Ricky Martin.Falu was born into a family that had a keen inclination towards music. From a young age of just 3 years, Falu began her journey in music.As Falu was learning music, she was trained by several renowned artists. Falu used to practice for 16 hours a day, as she was learning the Jaipur Gharana musical traditions and the Banaras styled Thumri.Her masters included the legendary Ustad Sultan Khan, who was an excellent vocalist and a talented Sarangi player. Falu with a musical instrument, Sitar.She was also taught by Kishori Amonkar, a Jaipur Gharana Classical musician. In an interview, Falu recalled, She was thorough and detailed in her teaching and would take every student extremely seriously, making sure they reached their highest potential. She could talk neuroscience and music in the same sitting seamlessly. The Indian Express.While growing up in Bombay, Falu participated in many singing competitions and won three such competitions. NYC Radio Live.After completing her musical training and education in India, Falu got married to Gaurav Shah and shifted bases to the United States in 2000.In 2001, upon her arrival in the United States, Falu joined a Boston based Indian-American band, Karyshma, as a lead singer.Falu was appointed as a guest lecturer at Tufts University, where she worked for 2 years.She got a major break in her career when she was provided with an opportunity by Yo-Yo Ma in his project The Silk Route Project, Project in which she was featured as a soloist.