Shreya Ghoshal Biography
Shreya Ghoshal Biography

Shreya Ghoshal is a famous playback singer from India. She has sung several songs for Hindi, Malayalam, Marathi and Punjabi cinema. She has also given her voice to some of the most famous drama title songs. She is famous for her multiple chartbuster songs in Bollywood movies. She sings in various languages and there is no famous music director in India who hasn’t worked with her.

Early Days and Childhood

Shreya Ghoshal was born on 12th March 1984 and is 35 years old in a small town near Rajasthan. Her mother is has a post-graduate degree in Literature and her father is a nuclear power plant engineer at a renowned company in India. Since the age of 4, the little Shreya was inclined towards music and she played harmonium along with her mother. When her parents realized her potential in the music they enrolled her in an art school for training. She participated in the Zee TV mega-hit singing show Sare ga ma pa kids edition and came out as a winner on the show. The show was hosted by the popular singer Sonu Nigham. Shreya’s parents moved to Mumbai after they acknowledged their daughter’s talent and encouraged and supported her in pursuing music.

Her Big Break In Bollywood

She was noticed by the famous director Sanjay Leela Bhansali when she participated in Sare Ga Ma Pa for the second time. The second time she competed with the adults and made an impressive impression on the judges and music directors in Bollywood. She became the voice of Paro in the mega-blockbuster Devdas and the song was filmed on Aishwarya Rai. She sang 5 songs in the movie and went on to become one of the leading female singers of Bollywood alongside Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishna Murti, and Sadhna Sargam.

Family and Husband

Shreya has a father and mother and brother. The family of 4 is a closely-knit unit and is very supportive of each other. She got married to her childhood friend and long-time love Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya. The couple got married on 5th February 2015 and is leading a happy life. They had a traditional Bengali wedding ceremony and tied the knot with each other. Her husband is an India based businessman and entrepreneur.

Shreya Ghoshal Songs

  • Bairi Piya –Devdas
  • Ashiq Bnaya aapne- Ashiq Banaya Aapne
  • Ghoomar- Padmavat
  • Jeene Laga hoon- Ramaya Vastavaya
  • Humari Shaadi mai- Vivah
  • Teri Meri- BodyGuard
  • Chikni Chameli- Agnipath
  • Pinga- Baji Rao Mastani
  • Ek do teen- Bhaghi 2
  • Radha- Student of the Year
  • Dupatta Tera Nau Rang da- Partner
  • Niana Re- Dangerous Ishq
  • Tere liye- Namaste London
  • Hum tumko Nighaon Main – Garv
  • Agar tum Mil Jao- Zeher

Awards

National Film Awards

  • Bairi Piya- National Film Award
  • Dheere Jalna- National Film Award
  • Yeh Ishq Hai- Jab we Met
  • Jeev Rangala- Marathi film Jogwa

Film Fare Awards

  • Dola re Dola- Devdas
  • Bairi Piya- Devads
  • Barso Re- Guru
  • Teri Ore- Singh is King
  • Deewani Mastani- Baji Rao Mastani
  • Ghooomar- Padmavat

Lesser known facts about Shreya Ghoshal

  • She started learning music at the age of 4
  • If she was not a professional singer she wanted to be an engineer
  • She has judged many singing reality shows
  • She moved from a small town of Rajasthan to Mumbai for her music career
  • She is married to her childhood sweetheart
  • Her pets are very close to her
  • She sings in various languages
  • She was the winner of a singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa

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