Neerja is an acclaimed playback singer in Kashmir and in the Hindi film Industry.
She has been a disciple to great names in the music world like Pt. Shambhunath Sopori and Pt.Bhajan Sopori and done her Masters in Music from Chandigarh University. Presently she is learning from Sarangi Maestro Shri Dhruba Ghosh, and Playback Singing from Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.
She is the winner of RAPA Awards for her title songs in Hindi films - Sarhad and Tere Mere Sapne. She has also sung several title numbers for serials like Mukkammal, Gul Gulshan Gulfam, Shapath, Noorjehan, Filmi Chakkar and many more.
Neerja has lended her voice to films like Sheen, Yeh Dil, Indian Babu, Lalchi with renowned Music directors like Nadeem Shravan, Dilip Sen, etc.
Besides Hindi films she has number of successful Kashmiri albums like Chashme bu Wondai, Yaadvotur, Patram Pushpam to her name.
She also sung in number of devotional albums like the Durga Kavach with Gundecha Brothers, Sant Sarovar with Udit Narayan, Suresh Wadkar & Mohd. Aziz, Shabd (Guru Teg Bahadur Boliya).
Neerja has performed all over the country and also abroad in countries such as Mauritius, U.S.A and U.K.