Shashika Mooruth has distinguished herself as an artiste who is passionate about creating unique, powerful and captivating music. Through her label Urja Music (Pty) Ltd, Shashika has produced more than 200 original songs and has traveled to more than 25 countries as a performing artiste.
From her humble beginnings in Durban, South Africa, to her current success, Shashika has been performing and creating music that is sure to move you. She believes in the power of music and its ability to move people emotionally, mentally and physically.
Her music speaks to the soul and is a reflection of her life journey. Her voice carries a fragrance of peace and serenity, with lyrics that are poetic and inspiring. Her live performances are a treat for the senses with a combination of beautiful melodies, captivating rhythms and her powerful voice. Whether you are listening to her music online or attending one of her concerts, it’s sure to be an unforgettable experience.
'a voice steeped in emotion that comes only from the spiritual world, not every one receives this gift ….a timbre that will touch your soul’
Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan Saheb
'I was not happy just singing covers, I wanted to have my own songs which is what really makes a singer apart from the rest. I established my music label and never looked back.'
Received the International Achiever Award on 2nd June 2018 from the President of South Africa, Honorable Cyril Ramaphosa at SAMA24 (South African Music Awards) organised by The Recording Industry of South Africa RISA at The Superbowl, Sun City, Johannesburg, South Africa. She also became the first South African of Indian origin to receive the award. The International Achiever Award is a Special Merit Award presented to performers who, during their musical careers, have achieved notable international success. The Lifetime Achievement Award and International Achiever Award are two highest awards at the SAMA ceremony.