Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer who sings in Tamil, Kannada, Bengali, Hindi, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Assamese, Nepali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Tulu languages. Her career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest as an adult in 2000, and from then on she has featured on various television shows. She is also an award-winning artist with four National Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards, 9 Filmfare Awards South, and four Guild Awards among many others.
Shreya began her Bollywood playback singing career in 2002 with Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas, for which she won the 48th Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback and the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. The other awards she won are the 50th National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for Bairi Piya, the International Indian Film Academy Award for Best Female Playback, Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female, and the Stardust Award for New Musical Sensation – Female for the song Dola Re Dola.
In 2002, Shreya contested in Sa Re Ga Ma and came out the winner, and then in 2007, she served as a judge on television singing competition STAR Voice of India. Some of the television shows she has featured in are Music Ka Maha Muqqabla (Contestant-2009), X Factor India (Judge-2011), Indian Idol Junior (Judge-2013), Project Resound (2013), Kismat Se (2014), MTV Unplugged (2016), Gulzar in conversation with Tagore (2017) and many others.
MOVIES - BOLLYWOOD:
The Bollywood movies Shreya has worked with are, in 2002, Devdas and Desh Devi, in 2003, Tujhe Meri Kasam, Jism, Saaya (movie debut with special appearance in the song Har Taraf), Armaan, Xcuse Me, Main Madhuri Dixit Banna Chahti Hoon, Inteha, Dhoop, Jodi Kya Banayi Wah Wah Ramji, Out of Control, Zinda Dil, Munna Bhai M.B.B.S., and LOC: Kargil.
In 2004, Shreya worked in over 30 movies, and the list includes Shikaar, Shukriya: Till Death Do Us Apart, Thoda Tum Badlo Thoda Hum, Tum – A Dangerous Obsession, Paisa Vasool, Plan, Aetbaar, Khakee, Krishna Cottage, Muskaan, Hawas, Main Hoon Na, Police Force: An Inside Story, Aan: Men at Work, Girlfriend, Sheen, Garv: Pride & Honour, Kaun Hai Jo Sapno Mein Aaya, Dhoom, Phir Milenge, Rakht, King of Bollywood, Tumsa Nahin Dekha: A Love Story, Dil Maange More, Rok Sako To Rok Lo, Musafir, Dil Bechara Pyaar Ka Maara, and Shart: The Challenge.
Some of the movies Shreya worked in, in 2005 are Aashiq Banaya Aapne, Blackmail, Chaahat – Ek Nasha, Chehraa, Classic – Dance of Love, Dil Jo Bhi Kahey..., Dansh, Elaan, Fareb, Jaane Hoga Kya, Jurm, Kuchh Meetha Ho Jaye, Main Aisa Hi Hoon, Main, Meri Patni Aur Woh, Nazar, Paheli, Pyaar Mein Twist, Rog, Revati, Shaadi No. 1, Silsiilay, Vaah! Life Ho Toh Aisi!, Zameer: The Fire Within, Zeher, Hum Dum, Tango Charlie, Mumbai Xpress, Parineeta, Chocolate, and Rain.
2006 TO 2009:
The other well-known movies that Shreya has worked in are, in 2006, Vivah, Woh Lamhe..., Dor, Lage Raho Munna Bhai, Omkara, Krrish, Chup Chup Ke, Ankahee, Malamaal Weekly, and Bhagam Bhag. In 2007, Welcome, Om Shanti Om, Jab We Met, Bhool Bhulaiyaa, Heyy Babyy, Partner, Aap Kaa Surroor, Ta Ra Rum Pum, Guru, and Cheeni Kum. In 2008, she worked in Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi, Dostana, Karzzzz, Kidnap, Welcome to Sajjanpur, Bachna Ae Haseeno, Singh is Kinng, U Me Aur Hum, Black & White, and Ghajini.
In 2009, some of the movies Shreya worked in are 3 Idiots, Wanted, Dil Bole Hadippa!, Kambakkht Ishq, Raaz: The Mystery Continues, Chandni Chowk to China, and Delhi-6. In 2010 in Isi Life Mein...!, Tees Maar Khan, Enthiran, Dabangg, Well Done Abba, Veer, My Name Is Khan, I Hate Luv Storys, and Band Baaja Baaraat. In 2011 in Pappu Can't Dance Saala, The Dirty Picture, Saheb, Biwi Aur Gangster, Bodyguard, Singham, Yamla Pagla Deewana, and Trishna.
2012 TO 2017:
Shreya worked in over 30 movies in 2012, namely, Dabangg 2, Khiladi 786, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Student of the Year, OMG – Oh My God!, Barfi!, Raaz 3D, Shirin Farhad Ki Toh Nikal Padi, Ek Tha Tiger, Bol Bachchan, Teri Meri Kahaani, Housefull 2, Kahaani, Jodi Breakers, Agneepath, Ishaqzaade, Rowdy Rathore, and Jism 2. In 2013, she worked in Special 26, Jolly LLB, Himmatwala, Chashme Baddoor, Aashiqui 2, Bombay Talkies, Go Goa Gone, Yamla Pagla Deewana 2, Raanjhanaa, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Ramaiya Vastavaiya, Krrish 3, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Singh Saab the Great, and Jackpot.
In 2014, Shreya worked in a good number of movies, some of them are Jai Ho, Hasee Toh Phasee, Heropanti, Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania, Kick, Happy New Year, and PK. Some of the movies she worked in, in 2015 are Piku, Brothers, Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon, and Bajirao Mastani, which were followed by Wazir, Sanam Re, Ki & Ka, Rustom, and Fuddu in 2016. In 2017, some of the movies she worked in are Raees, Badrinath Ki Dulhania, Naam Shabana, Begum Jaan, Half Girlfriend, Toilet: Ek Prem Katha, and Tiger Zinda Hai.
2018 TO 2019:
In 2018, Shreya worked in a number of movies, and they included Padmaavat, Baaghi 2, Sanju, Dhadak, Laila Majnu, Jalebi, and Thugs of Hindostan. In 2019, some of the movies she worked in are Milan Talkies, Kalank, Bharat, Kabir Singh, Super 30, Housefull 4, and Panipat. The other movies she will be working in are Dabangg 3 and Happy Hardy and Heer.
Shreya Ghoshal was born on March 12, 1984 in Murshidabad, West Bengal to Bishwajit Ghoshal and Sarmistha Ghoshal, and she has one brother. She studied up to eighth grade at the Atomic Energy Central School in Rawatbhata, Rajasthan, and graduated from the SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce in Mumbai. She is married to her childhood friend Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya.
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