Awards

Ghoshal has won four National Film Awards[297] for Best Female Playback Singing: “Bairi Piya” for Devdas (2002),[27] “Dheere Jalna” for Paheli (2005),[50] “Yeh Ishq Haaye” for Jab We Met (2007),[86] and one award for both songs “Pherari Mon” for the Bengali film Antaheen (2008) and “Jeev Rangla” for the Marathi film Jogwa(2008).[97][98] She has won six Filmfare Awards: one RD Burman Award for New Music Talent ,[298] and five awards in Best...

Popularity

Impact and recognition[edit] Ghoshal’s work has been praised by music directors Ankit Tiwari,[236] Jeet Gannguli,[237] Ghoshal’s contemporary singers Papon,[238] Palak Muchal,[239] Sukhwinder Singh,[240] Bombay Jayashri,[241] Javed Ali,[242] Neha Kakkar,[243] Richa Sharma,[244] Pakistani singers Ghulam Ali,[245] Rahat Fateh Ali Khan,[246] Asrar,[247] A cappella band Penn Masala,[248] film actress Dia Mirza,[249] cricketer MS Dhoni.[250] Film makers Vishal Bharadwaj,[251] Karan Johar,[252] and Vidhu Vinod Chopra,[233]have picked Ghoshal as the best female singer from the generation. Singer Kanika Kapoor,[253] a Canadian...

Artistry

Influences[edit] One of Ghoshal’s earliest musical memories is listening to her mother, Sarmistha Ghoshal, singing classical Bengali songs at clubs.[212] As a very young child, she was introduced to music by her mother, whom she refers as her first “guru”.[6] She states that her mother is her best critic.[213] Ghoshal has...

Concerts and other activities

Ghoshal performs in musical concerts around the world. In 2013, she went to Australia and New Zealand and gave performances at the Brisbane Convention Center, Dallas Brooks Center in Melbourne, the Sydney Opera House and Vodafone Events Centre in Auckland.[196] In the same year, she performed at the Sharjah Cricket Association Stadium in United Arab Emirates.[197] The...

Career

Her first ever recorded song was “Ganraj Rangi Nachato” which is a cover version of a Marathi song originally sung by Lata Mangeshkar.[16] Her first studio album was Bendhechhi Beena, which was released on 1 January 1998, with 14 tracks.[17] Some of her earlier albums are O Tota Pakhi Re, Ekti Katha (1999),[18] and Mukhor Porag (2000).[19] Ghoshal recorded Bengali studio...

Early and Personal Life

Shreya Ghoshal was born on 12 March 1984 to a Bengali Hindu family in Baharampur, Murshidabad district, West Bengal.[1][2][A] She grew up in Rawatbhata, a small town near Kota in Rajasthan.[4] 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.[3] She has a younger brother,...

About

Born 12 March 1984 (age 34) Murshidabad, West Bengal, India[1] Residence Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Nationality Indian Alma mater SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce Occupation Playback singer Music producer Years active 1998 – present Spouse(s) Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya(m. 2015) Awards See below Musical career Genres Pop Ghazal Classical Bhajan Instruments Vocals Labels Sagar Music Times Music...