Neela’s father is a Sindhi and her mother is Irish Catholic.
Another Indian name Ricky, who is based in Bangalore, has been nominated for his collaborated album “Winds Of Samsara” in the Best New Age Album category. Ricky has worked with South African musician Wouter Kellerman for an album symbolizing peace and harmony.
Indian beats which echo harmony and peace have also found a place in the list. “Bhakti” by Paul Avgerinos has been nominated in the Best New Age Album category. The nominees for the 57th annual Grammy awards were announced on Dec 5. The main event will be held Feb 8, 2015 at Staples Center.