Shreya Ghoshal, Indian singer and television personality, was born on March 12, 1984. She has received seven Filmfare Awards, ten Filmfare Awards South, four National Film Awards, four Kerala State Film Awards and two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards. She is one of the highest paid and most renowned playback singers in Indian cinema. She has established herself as one of the best playback singers in Indian cinema by recording songs for films and albums in a variety of Indian languages.
Ghoshal started studying music at the age of four. After winning the television singing competition Sa Re Ga Ma at the age of sixteen, filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s mother took notice. Later, she made her Bollywood debut with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s love romance Devdas. for which she received three awards: the National Film Award, the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer.
In addition to singing in playback, Ghoshal has participated in music videos and judged a number of reality television series. Governor Ted Strickland of the US state of Ohio recognized it by designating June 26, 2010 as “Shreya Ghoshal Day”. Chosen Members of the UK House of Commons presented her with an award in London in April 2013. The Forbes list of India’s Top 100 Celebrities has included her five times. Ghoshal made history in 2017 when her wax replica debuted in the Indian section of Madame Tussauds in Delhi.
In addition to “Ferrari Mon” for the Bengali film Antaheen (2008) and “Jeev Rangla” for the Marathi film Jogwa, Ghoshal won four National Film Awards for Best Female Vocals: “Bairi Piya” for Devdas (2002), ” Dheere Jalna” for Paheli (2005), “Yeh Ishq Haaye” for Jab We Met (2007), and an award for both (2008). She has received seven Filmfare Awards, including one for New Music Talent (RD Burman Award) , six for Best Female Playback Singer (Teri Ore for Singh Is Kinng (2009), “Deewani Mastani” for Bajirao Mastani (2016) and “Ghoomar” for Padmaavat). Her songs include “Dola Re Dola” for Devdas (2003), “Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai” for Jism (2004) and “Bars” (2019) Additionally, Ghoshal received 10 Filmfare Awards South nominations for Best Female Playback Singer.
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