PM Modi congratulates Indian-American Falguni Shah for Grammy win

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday congratulated Indian-American singer Falguni Shah on winning a Grammy award.

Falguni, who uses the stage name “Falu” won the Best Children’s Music Album Grammy for ‘A Colourful World’ on Sunday. She is the only Indian-origin woman to have been nominated for the Best Children’s Music Album category at the Grammys twice.

Tagging Falguni Shah on Twitter, PM Modi wrote, “Congratulations to Falguni Shah on winning the award for the Best Children’s Music Album at the Grammys. Wishing her the very best for her future endeavours. @FaluMusic(sic).”

Posting a picture of herself with the award on social media site Instagram, Falguni wrote, “I have no words to describe today’s magic. What an honor to perform for the opening number of the GRAMMY Premier Ceremony, and then take home a statue on behalf of all the incredible people who worked on A Colorful World. We are humbled and thank the Recording Academy for this tremendous recognition. THANK YOU!”

In her acceptance speech, she had said, “Who would have thought that having my mother sing an old children’s lullaby from India would get a response from parents in America?”

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