Shray was born and raised in Vadodara, Gujarat and has been living in the U.S for the past fifteen years. Since a very young age, he has had interest in music, bodybuilding and business. During his school days, he won several singing and music competitions. He had also competed in different body building competitions at district level. He went to London after completing his graduate studies in 2002. There, he attended London School of Music and received vocal trainings. Today, Shray Pandya has become a very inspiring and successful musician with a great potential of becoming an actor. His first song ‘Bollywood Star’, released in 2019, reflects Shray’s aspirations of becoming a Bollywood star.
Shray Pandya comes from a middle-class family, where he had to incur the expenses of his studies and other leisure by himself. He worked multiple job at a single time to pay for his studies and music passion. After completing his studies, he immigrated to the U.S and started selling cars. After being impressed with his passion and skills, one of the real estate brokers in the U.S offered him a position at his real estate firm. Shray worked there for 2 years and then decided to start up his own business independently. It was a rough patch at the beginning but Shray kept his spirits alive, did not lose hope and finally made a way out of it.
Shray is passionate about creating and building things, that why he got into real estate. It gave him the ability to exercise his creativity, he buys undesirable properties at a good price and designed them in ultra-modern luxury home for a profit. He made all his fortune in real estate and is one of the youngest millionaires in United States.
Shray Pandya has other talents as well. He has won bodybuilding contest and was placed first in his weight class (light novice) during the OCB Presidential Cup held in 2010. He is the first Indian male to compete in the national bodybuilding contest representing Maryland.
Shray started making his own music in 2019. His excitement for music took him to different parts of the world where he interviewed several music programmers and composed his music in Netherlands. After composition, he recorded the tracks in United States and finally released his first single ‘Bollywood Star’ in 2019, which is available at youtu.be/REX5RNNVm6Q. ‘Bollywood Star’, shot in New York and Miami, is a party anthem in which Shray has played the role of music composer, singer, song writer and movie director. The song is making a statement of Shray’s believe of not giving up one’s dreams and keep exploring the world and oneself.
This song can be enjoyed in Hindi, English, Gujarati and Punjabi. Shray is one of the first independent artist to bring four diverse and multiple versions. Shray’s ‘Bollywood Star’ has featured great collaborations with other popular musicians. His music video is shot and edited by Steven Mathis while music programming has been done by BeatsbySV.
Shray considers himself as a creator, he likes to create music, movies and build business. We asked him if he would be interested in acting, he say he likes any process that involves art and won’t mind acting if a suitable role comes across or the script demands.
Connect with Shray on his Instagram profile at www.instagram.com/shraytv and get to know more about him and his dreams at www.shraytv.com