Shreya Ghoshal is considered to be one of the most versatile singers of this generation. Apart from Hindi and Bengali films she has sung songs in more other languages; Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Telugu and Tamil. She started off very young in the industry. Her first break was after winning the music reality show Sa Re Ga Ma, hosted then by Sonu Nigam. She had won the show and swiftly got break in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas. She was adored for the song rendition that she made for her very first film.
She marked her territory in the industry with her ever so enchanting easy to listen charming voice. Her romantic, sensual and soulful renditions make her fonder of in the industry among other singers. She also lend her voice to the compositions of Telecom and Law Minister Kapil Sibal for the music album named ‘Raunak’
So, on the occasion of this talented beauty’s birthday, let us look at some of her unforgettable soulful song list devoid of any item tracks and fast paced songs.
Bairi Piya –Devdas
This was an Indian romantic drama film directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali and based on the 1917 Sharat Chandra Chattopadhyay novella Devdas..The song set to Aishwarya and SRK sharing the screen space to Shreya’s amazing makes it more visually and audibly charming.
Jaadu Hai Nasha Hai Madhoshiyan Hai – Jism
Jism was one of the earliest erotic thrillers. Bollywood’s hottest song featuring John Abraham and Bipasha Basu then couple in an ultimately sensuous along with Shreya’s soulful voice! What more do you need!
Parineeta the Bollywood musical film was an adaptation of the 1914 Bengali novella, Parineeta by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. Stunning Vidya Balan and the charming Saif Ali Khan in Parineeta were loved by everyone. But what made it more special was this song Piyu Bole sung by Shreya Ghoshal.
O saathi re- Omkara
The crime drama film adapted from Shakespeare’s Othello, co-written and directed by Vishal Bhardwaj was widely appreciated.The song O saathi re has for the first time Jay Devgan romancing Kareena Kapoor.A classic Shreya song that relaxes you and pulls strings in your heart.
Pal Pal Har Pal – Lagey Raho Munna Bhai
The Gandhigiri styled movie was a follow up of the previous Munna Bhai MBBS.It is very well shot with the unimaginable couple Viday Balan and Sanjay Dutt on screen sharing a very endearing chemistry. The nice tune uplifts your mood.
Ishq Hua – Aaja Nachle
The movie was a comeback for the dhak dhak girl Madhuri Dikshit but this song features Konkona Sen and Kunal Kapoor.
Mere Dholna-Bhool Bhulaiyaa
The psychological comedy horror film directed by Priyadarshan. It was the official remake of the 1993 Malayalam film. The song Mere Dholna is set to a classical performance by Vidya Balan .The songs had an aalaap in Bengali; Aami je tomar .
Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai-Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
The film stars Shah Rukh Khan and movie debutant Anushka Sharma. The song was as endearing as the cute story of the couple .
Band Baaja Baaraat
This was a romance comedy directed by debutant Maneesh Sharma and had newcomer Ranveer Singh coupled with Anushka Sharma in the lead roles. This song is very fresh and gives you a light airy feeling.
Soniyo – Raaz 2
Although this was a Bollywood supernatural horror film, the song Soniyo was the love anthem of that year. Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal’s silky smooth voice makes it worth a listen even though Shreya has comparatively small verse in the song.
Saibo -Shor In The City
The film tries to deal with concepts of chance, the constant struggle and Karma. But this soulful song gives a very relaxing touch to the very murky plot of the story.
Rabta female version-Agent Vinod
The same song sung by Arijit Singh is very hit among people but the female version is also very sought after since Shreya’s voice makes it all the more magical.
Sunn Raha Hai Na Tu female version-Aashiqui 2
The melodious voice of Shreya Ghoshal from movie “Aashiqui 2” starring Aditya Roy Kapur, Shraddha Kapoor is out of the world. It is considered as ‘The Love Song of Year’