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Move Over Boys, These 15 Indian Female Musicians Will Show You How To Rock!

1. Kanchan Daniel

1. Kanchan Daniel

Kanchan is the lead singer of Kanchan Daniel and the Beards, a band that focuses on blues, jazz and rock. Check them out here.

2. Shiksha Bali

2. Shiksha Bali

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Shiksha is a drummer that has collaborated with various artists. Check her rock outhere.

3. Eden Shyodhi

3. Eden Shyodhi

Eden is a songstress from Mumbai, and sings all kinds of songs from blues to rock to Indie. Check her out here.

4. Saba Azad

4. Saba Azad

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Saba is one half of the duo MadBoy/Mink, playing their own style of music which includes funk, swing, and electro. Check her out here.

5. Mohini Dey

5. Mohini Dey

Often cited as a bass prodigy, Mohini started learning bass guitar at the age of 3 and has played at various festivals all over India and the world. Check her out here.

6. Alisha Pais

6. Alisha Pais

Alisha Pais has a soothing voice that blends well with her acoustic style. Check her out here.

7. Monica Dogra

7. Monica Dogra

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Monica is already world famous as part of Shaa’ir + Func!, an alternative, electronic music duo from Mumbai. Check her out here.

8. Shalini Mohan

8. Shalini Mohan

This Bangalore-based artist plays bass for folk outfit Lagori and has performed with artists like Vasundhara Das and bands like Allegro Fudge. Check her out here.

9. Gowri Jayakumar

9. Gowri Jayakumar

Gowri plays the guitar and sings for the freak funk band Run Pussy Run. Check her out here.

10. Anushka Manchanda

10. Anushka Manchanda

Anushka is best known as one of the members of the early 2000s all girl rock band Viva! but you may also know her from her catchy as hell Vodafone jingle. Check her out here.

11. Keerthana Sudarshan & 12. Hannah Elizabeth Mathews

11. Keerthana Sudarshan & 12. Hannah Elizabeth Mathews

Both girls front the pop/funk rock band Clown With A Frown. Check them out here.

13. Shazneen Arethna

13. Shazneen Arethna

Shazneen Arethna is a vocalist from Mumbai who frequently collaborates with local talent. Check her out here.

14. Vasuda Sharma

14. Vasuda Sharma

Vasuda has already found success with jingles and Hindi song collaborations. Check her out here.

15. Alisha Batth

15. Alisha Batth

Alisha’s powerful acoustic originals will leave you speechless. Check her out here.

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    Shiksha is an amazing drummer, I’ve seen her live, absolutely blew my mind!

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