Guest Info

Ila Arun is an Indian actress, TV personality, and Rajasthani folk and folk-pop singer. She has appeared in prominent Bollywood movies such as Lamhe, Jodhaa Akbar, Shaadi ke Side Effects and Begum Jaan.

About the Show

Get ready for an incredible 2-part episode that will leave you spellbound! 

Chief Explorer Rajan Nazran and Global Indian Ambassador Rajesh Gopie join by Ila Arun, a renowned TV and Bollywood personality.

In this awe-inspiring podcast, she shares her views on culture. She sheds light on her deep disappointment regarding the loss of Indianness in India. She transports them back in time as she takes a nostalgic journey through her family and her first exposure to the mesmerising world of music.

Ila Arun reveals the incredible story behind her journey as a playback singer, including the recording of her iconic song “Choli Ke Peeche Kya Hai.” Her impact goes far beyond just music. She breaks away from the shackles of Indian taboos, fearlessly connecting with her audience and becoming the voice for the rights of Indian women. Discover her unique perspective on boldness, brilliantly woven into her soul-stirring songs.

Take advantage of this fascinating conversation where she delves deep into the nuances of songs, culture, Indianness, and women’s empowerment. Get ready to be enlightened, inspired, and moved to your core.

Tune in now and be part of this extraordinary journey that transcends boundaries, celebrating the power of music, culture, and the relentless fight for women’s rights.

Produced by Global Indian Series for the Global Indian Network.

Script by Rajan Nazran
original idea: Rajan Nazran

Introduction music: (Rajesh Gopie)

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