Adila Sedraïa (born 26 June 1984), best known by her stage name Indila, is a French singer and songwriter. She collaborated with many musicians on vocals and songwriting prior to releasing her first single, “Dernière danse” (“Last Dance”), in November 2013, which reached SNEP Top 2 in France. She released her first album Mini World in February 2014.
Adila Sedraïa was born on 26 June 1984, in Paris. Her mother was a caregiver, while her grandmother sang at weddings; she has two older sisters. Indila describes herself as a “child of the world” as she is of Indian, Algerian, Egyptian, and Cambodian descent. Prior to her singing career, she worked as a tour guide at the Marché international de Rungis. She explained that her stage name comes from her insatiable love for India.
In addition to her native French, Indila has provided vocals in English, including “Dreamin'” with Youssoupha and “Bye Bye Sonyé” with DJ Abdel, and sung Hindi-language refrains in Criminel by TLF and Thug mariage by Rohff.