Full name: Shreya Ghoshal
Birth date: March 12, 1984
Birth place: Berhampore, West Bengal, India
Occupation: Playback singer
Years active: 1998-present
Spouse (s): Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya
Zodiac sign: Pisces
Shreya Ghoshal is a popular Indian playback singer who mostly known for singing songs in several languages. Her voice is very sweet and has huge hit songs which have broken several records of Bollywood industry. She is a multi-language singer who sings in Hindi, Bengali, Malayama, Kannada, Marathi, Telugu, Punjabi and Tamil. No doubt, that Shreya Ghoshal is a prominent singer of India because she has already won four ‘National Film Awards’, nine ‘Filmfare Awards South’ and Six ‘Filmfare Awards’. She has a calm and gorgeous image in the Bollywood.
Shreya Ghoshal Early Life:
The amazing singer Shreya Ghoshal was born on March 12, 1984, in Berhampore, West Bengal, India to Bishwajit Ghoshal, an electrical engineer and works for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India and Sarmistha Ghoshal, a post-graduate literature. She has one sweet younger brother named Soumyadeep Ghoshal. In 1997, her father shifted to the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Mumbai.
Daisy joined the Atomic Energy Junior College to study science but discontinued and enrolled at the Sies College of Arts where she took arts with English as her major subject. When Shreya was 6 years old, she was trained in Hindustan Classical Gharana of music and she training in playback singing for about eighteen months and continued her classical music training in Mumbai.
Shreya Ghoshal Career:
Shreya Ghoshal started her career with a Bengali album ‘Bendhechhi’ in 1998. After that album, she released several popular albums including ‘O Tota Pakhi Re’, ‘Ekti Katha, ‘Mukhor Porag’ and ‘Rupasi Raate’. Shreya also recorded devotional songs in albums ‘Banomali Re’ and ‘Krishna Bina Ache Ke’.
Shreya’s talent was first recognized by famous director Sanjay Leela Bhansali when she participated in the 75th Children Special Episode of Sa Re Ga Ma. Banshali’s mother was watching the show and was stunned with her excellent performance. In 2000, Banshani and music director Ismail Darbar offered her to be the voice of Paro, the leading female character of famous movie ‘Devdas’ portrayed by heartthrob actress Aishwarya Rai. So Ghoshal made her film debut with the song ‘Bairi Piya’ with Udit Narayan at the age of only sixteen.
She sang five popular songs in the film, namely, ‘Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka’, ‘Bairi Piya’, ‘Chalak Chalak’, ‘Morey Piya’, and ‘Dola Re Dola’, with established singers like Kavita Krishnamurthy, Udit Narayan, Vinod Rathod, KK, and Jaspinder Narula. Her all songs especially ‘Bairi Piya’ and ‘Dola Re’ got instantly much popularity. The film Devdas’ brought her first ‘Filmfare Award’ for Best Female Playback Singer for ‘Dola Re’, ‘National Film Award’ for Best Female Playback Singer for ‘Bairi Piya’ and the ‘Filmfare RD Burman Award’ for New Music Talent.
Since Shreya has presented many hit songs to her fans and also sung for several films mentioning too, ‘Munna Bhai M.B.B.S.’, ‘Shart: The Challenge’, ‘Tujhe Meri Kasam’, ‘Julie Ganapathi’, ‘Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum’ and ‘Desh Devi Maa Ashapura’. Her beautiful song ‘Agar Tum Mil Jao’ has occupied a place in Evergreen Romantic Hits album. Besides Bollywood, the multi-talented singer also sang for several South Indian films. In 2010, she sang for the English independent film ‘When Harry Tries to Marry’.
She next sang several popular songs in a number of hit films like ‘Saibo’, ‘Teri Meri’, ‘Chikni Chameli’, ‘Taki O Taki’, ‘Sunna Raha Hai’, ‘Chaar Kadam’, and ‘Tere Bin’. Recently Shreya is working for some playbacks and albums.
The world famous singer Shreya Ghoshal married her childhood friend Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya on February 5, 2015, in a traditional Bengali ceremony. She has been honored and given many prestigious titled by media like ‘Melody Queen’. Music director Jeet Gannguli, singers Javed Ali, Palak Muchhal, Sonu Nigam, Pakistani singers Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, Syed Asrar Shah, A cappella band Penn Masala, actress Dia Mirza, and cricketer Suresh Raina, have mentioned her as one of their favorites in the industry. She has also honored from the state Ohio of the USA, where the governor Ted Strickland declared June 26 as ‘Shreya Ghoshal Day’.
Shreya Ghoshal Height Weight and Body Measurement:
Height:5 feet 3 inches
Bra size: 34B
Waist Size: 25 inches
Hip Size: 36 inches
Body measurement: 34-26-36 inches
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Body shape: Pear
Shoe size: 7