An exemplary woman beholding a dream to make the world of books more mesmerising, Saajida Khan is an audio engineer by profession and owns a recording studio, 6 HTZ, where she records storybooks, incorporating in them, sound effects that add a unique dimension and depth to them.
She is the only female music technician in the country to pave her path into an international audiobook. A collection of interviews with women achievers in the field of audio from across the world, the audiobook is called ‘Women In Audio’. Awaiting the release soon, this edition of ‘Women in Audio’ has Saajida talking about her inspiring journey as an audio engineer.
Working as a Professional Audio Engineer, she has handled many domains like movie dubbing, sound effects, background music, complete audio mix for Telugu and Tamil movies, songs & albums (political, coal mines, devotional songs), jingles, tele serials, documentaries, All India Radio recordings and radio serials, TV advertisements & ad films.
She is the only female Music Technician in the country and Rashtrapati Awardee. She received the ‘First Ladies Award’ by the Government of India in 2018 and was awarded the title with ‘First Female Music Technician in India’ by the President of India, Mr Ram Nath Kovind Ji on January 20, 2018.
Saajida also received ‘Telangana Visishta Mahilaa Puraskaram Award’ on Women’s Day by the Telangana State Government. An Honorary Doctorate was presented to Ms. Saajida Khan by United Theological Research University, (USA) on March 30, 2019. She was mentioned in Top 200 Famous Indian Women Personalities as First Female in Indian History and Top 14 in First Indian Women in Cinema & Music.
Her name Titled in online GK Guide, Free Online Education, Mission Talati, Flip Academy, Kerala PSC GK, Bio – First Ladies, Geography4you, Time2study.in, Student Education and also in Government of Meghalaya (Directorate of Information & Public Relations), Shillong.
She has received a National Award and more than 80 awards from different states of India. Saajida Khan’s interview is published, representing India in ‘Women in Audio Book’, 1st Edition (Audio Engineering Society) by Routledge Company in UK England in December 2019.
She is working for Women Empowerment and Girl Child Education and has visited more than 100 schools and Colleges as a Guest. She aims to start a Post Production House and Music School. She has started making free Audiobooks for literature, poems, stories, etc. for the development of literature and art.
-by Aditi Gupta
Author’s bio :
A vivacious and lively girl living in Delhi, on her voyage for exploration of colours in life.
A glimpse of what she does: Read, write, eat, Repeat!