Shreya Ghoshal Height Weight Bra Size Age Biography Family Wiki Net Worth, Affairs, Marriage & much more. Shreya Ghoshal (born 12 March 1984) is an Indian singer and television personality. She is one of the highest-paid and well-established playback singers of Hindi cinema. She has received four National Film Awards, four Kerala State Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards and ten Filmfare Awards South. She has recorded songs for films and albums in various Indian languages and has established herself as one of the leading playback singers of Indian cinema.
Ghoshal began learning music at the age of four. At the age of six, she started her formal training in classical music. When she reached sixteen, she was noticed by filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s mother after she won the television singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma. Following the success, she made her Bollywood playback singing debut with Bhansali’s romantic drama Devdas (2002) for which she received a National Film Award, a Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, and a Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent.
Apart from playback singing, Ghoshal has appeared as a judge on several television reality shows and in music videos. She has been honoured by the United States state of Ohio, where Governor Ted Strickland declared 26 June 2010 as “Shreya Ghoshal Day”. In April 2013, she was honoured in London by the selected members of the House of Commons of the United Kingdom. She has been featured five times in the Forbes list of the top 100 celebrities from India. In 2017, Ghoshal became the first Indian singer to have her wax figure displayed in the Indian wing of Madame Tussauds Museum in Delhi.
Early and personal life
Shreya Ghoshal was born on 12 March 1984 to a Bengali family in Murshidabad of West Bengal state. She grew up in Rawatbhata, a small town near Kota, Rajasthan. Her father, Bishwajit Ghoshal is an electrical engineer and works for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India, and her mother, Sarmistha Ghoshal, is a literature post-graduate. She has a younger brother, Soumyadeep Ghoshal. At the age of four, she started learning music.
Shreya Ghoshal completed her schooling up to eighth grade at the Atomic Energy Central School No.4 in Rawatbhata, where she was a classmate of the current CEO of Twitter, Parag Agrawal. In 1995, she won the All India Light Vocal Music Competition, New Delhi, organised by Sangam Kala Group, in Light Vocal group in sub-junior level. In 1997, when her father was transferred to the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, she was relocated to Mumbai, with her family and studied at the Atomic Energy Central School in Anushakti Nagar.She joined the Atomic Energy Junior College to study science. She dropped out from the junior college and enrolled at the SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce in Mumbai, where she took up arts with English as her major.
Ghoshal’s mother used to help her in rehearsals and accompany her on the Tanpura, starting with mostly Bengali songs. At the age of six, Ghoshal started with her formal training in classical music. She acquired training from Late Kalyanji Bhai for 18 months and continued her classical music training with Late Mukta Bhide in Mumbai. Her first stage performance was made at a club’s annual function. When she turned six, she started her lessons in Hindustani classical music. In 2000, at the age of sixteen, she participated and won the television music reality show Sa Re Ga Ma (now Sa Re Ga Ma Pa) on the channel Zee TV.
On 5 February 2015, Ghoshal’s childhood friend Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya married her in a traditional Bengali ceremony. Before getting married, Ghoshal was in love with him for almost 10 years. According to Ghoshal, apart from being a singer, she loves to travel and read books but it’s cooking that has a healing effect on her. On 22 May 2021, Ghoshal gave birth to a baby boy named Devyaan in Mumbai.
Ghoshal’s first ever recorded song was “Ganraj Rangi Nachato” which is a cover version of a Marathi song originally sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Her first studio album was Bendhechhi Beena, which was released on 1 January 1998, with 14 tracks. Some of her earlier albums are O Tota Pakhi Re, Ekti Katha (1999), and Mukhor Porag (2000). Ghoshal recorded Bengali studio album Rupasi Raate (2002). Ghoshal recorded devotional songs in albums like Banomali Re (2002), and later, Krishna Bina Ache Ke (2007).
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Awards and nominations
Ghoshal has won four National Film Awards for Best Female Playback Singing: “Bairi Piya” for Devdas (2002), “Dheere Jalna” for Paheli (2005), “Yeh Ishq Haaye” for Jab We Met (2007), and one award for both songs “Pherari Mon” for the Bengali film Antaheen (2008) and “Jeev Rangla” for the Marathi film Jogwa (2008). She has won seven Filmfare Awards: one RD Burman Award for New Music Talent, and six awards in Best Female Playback Singer category for “Dola Re Dola” for Devdas (2003), “Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai” for Jism (2004), “Barso Re” for Guru (2008), “Teri Ore” for Singh Is Kinng (2009), “Deewani Mastani” for Bajirao Mastani (2016) and “Ghoomar” for Padmaavat (2019). Ghoshal has also won ten Filmfare Awards South for Best Female Playback Singer to date.
List of songs recorded by Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal (born 12 March 1984) is an Indian playback singer. She has sung professionally in 20+ languages including Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Assamese, Nepali, French, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tulu, Gujarati, Punjabi etc.she also sang few songs in Braj Bhasha, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani and Angika which all are considered as dialects of Hindi language. Ghoshal’s career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest as an adult. Her Bollywood playback singing career began with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas for which she received her first National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer along with Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer and Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. She sang more than 2405 songs in 20+ languages and especially in Hindi she sang 1100+ songs.
List of songs recorded by Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal (born 12 March 1984) is an Indian playback singer. She has received four National Film Awards, six Filmfare Awards including five for Best Female Playback Singer, nine Filmfare Awards South for Best Female Playback Singer (four for Malayalam, two for Tamil, two for Kannada, and one for Telugu), Four Kerala State Film Awards and two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. She has recorded songs for film music and albums in various Indian languages and has established herself as a leading playback singer of Indian cinema.