SHREYA GHOSHAL – BEAUTIFUL VOICE OF INDIA

August 25, 2020 By RJ

Shreya Ghoshal was born 12 March 1984 as an Indian playback singer, composer and music producer. She has received four National Film Awards, four Kerala State Film Awards, two Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, seven Filmfare Awards including six for Best Female Playback Singer and ten Filmfare Awards South.

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Early life of Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal  was born on 12th March 1984 in Berhampore, West Bengal, India,  to bengali parents, Sh. Bishwajit Ghoshal and Smt. Sarmistha Ghoshal. She spent her first three months of her life in her birth place in West Bengal, then she moved to a place called Rawatbhata near Kota,   Rajasthan, where her   father, who is an Electronics Engineer, was posted.  She has spent  first thirteen years of formative part of her life there and completed her schooling up to Eighth Standard, in Atomic Energy Central School, Rawatbhata.

Milesone of her carrier

  • 1995 Shreya Ghoshal won the All India Light Vocal Music Competition, New Delhi, organised by Sangam Kala Group, in Light Vocal group in sub-junior level. Eminent judges Kalyanji-Anandji and Pt.Rajan & Sajan Mishra judged her at various stages. Her first TV performance followed this. It was a programme called “Awaz Nayi Andaz Wohi” in EL TV. This was her first experience in studio recording.
  • 1996 Shreya Ghoshal was selected for 75th Children’s Special Episode of TVS Sa Re Ga Ma, which she won. Later on she won various other episodes of TVS Sa Re Ga Ma the last one being the Megafinal judged by exceptional panel of judges comprising of Ustat Vilayet Khan, Anil Biswasji, Girija Deviji, Pandit Ram Narain, Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma and Ustad Zakir Hussain.
  • 1998 She started recording in regional languages (Marathi, Bengali, etc.).
  • 2000 Sanjay Bhansaliji and music director Ismail Darbarji selected her for playbacking for Paro played by Aishwarya Rai, in Devdas.
  • 2002 She was launched as playback singer with the release of Devdas music.
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Trivia

  • Shreya Ghoshal trained with Kalyanji for 18 months and continued her classical music training with Mukta Bhide in Mumbai.
  • Shreya Ghoshal was honored from the U.S. state of Ohio, where the governor Ted Strickland declared 26 June as “Shreya Ghoshal Day”.
  • She is the only Indian singer to include in the list of Verve’s 50 Power Women Of 2016″ list.

Awards won by Shreya Ghoshal

National Film Awards, India :

2009Winner
Silver Lotus Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Antaheen (2009)   ( (Song: “Pherari Mon”))
Jogwa (2009)   ( (Song: “Jeev Dangla Gungla Rangla”))
2008Winner
Silver Lotus Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Jab We Met (2007)
For the song “Yeh Ishq Haaye”
2006Winner
Silver Lotus Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Paheli (2005)
For the Song “Dheere Jalna”
2003Winner
Silver Lotus Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Devdas (2002)
For the song “Bairi piya”.
shreya ghoshal

Mirchi Music Awards :

2020Winner
Critics’ Award
Best Vocalist of the Year (Female)
Kalank (2019)
Song: Ghar More Pardesiya
2019Winner
Jury Prize
Best Vocalist (Female)
Padmaavat (2018)
For the song “Ghoomar”
2018Winner
Critics’ Award
Best Singer – Female
Half Girlfriend (2017)
For the song “Thodi Der”
2016Winner
Listeners’ Choice Award
Best Female Vocalist of the Year
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
For the song “Mohe Rang do Laal”
2013Winner
Critics’ Award
Best Singer – Female
Agneepath (2012)
For the song “Chikni Chameli”
2012Winner
Critics’ Award
Item Song of the Year
The Dirty Picture (2011)
Shared with:Vishal Dadlani (Composer)
Shekhar Ravjiani (Composer)
Rajat Arora (Lyricist)
Bappi Lahiri (Singer)
Song “Ooh La La”

Zee Cine Awards :

2020Winner
Jury’s Choice Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Kalank (2019)
Shared with:Vaishali Made
2019Nominee
Jury’s Choice Award
Best Female Playback Singer
Padmaavat (2018)
For the song “Ghoomar”
2018Nominee
Jury’s Choice Award
Best Female Playback Singer
Half Girlfriend (2017)
For the song “Tu Thodi Der”
2016Winner
Popular Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
For the song “Mohe Rang Do Lal”
2014Winner
Popular Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Aashiqui 2 (2013)
For the song “Sunn Raha Hai”
2013Winner
Popular Award
Best Song of the Year
Student of the Year (2012)
Shared with:Anvita Dutt
Vishal Dadlani
Shekhar Ravjiani
Udit Narayan
For the song “Radha”
2012Winner
Critics Choice Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Shor in the City (2010)
For the song “Saibo”
2008Winner
Popular Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Guru (2007)
For the song “Barso Re”
2004Nominee
Popular Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Jism (2003)
For the song “Jadoo hai…”.
2003Winner
Popular Award
Best Female Playback
Devdas (2002)
For the song “Dola re dola”.
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Filmfare Awards :

2020Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Kabir Singh (2019)
For the song “Yeh Aaina”
2019Winner
Main Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Padmaavat (2018)
For the song “Ghoomar”
2018Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Half Girlfriend (2017)
Song: Thodi Der
2016Winner
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Bajirao Mastani (2015)
For the song “Deewani Mastani”
2015Nominee
Main Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Happy New Year (2014)
Song: “Manwa Laage”
2014Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Goliyon Ki Rasleela Ram-Leela (2013)
For the song “Nagada Sang Dhol”
2013Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Jab Tak Hai Jaan (2012)
For the song “Saans”
2012Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Bodyguard (2011)
For the song “Teri Meri”
2011Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
My Name Is Khan (2010)
For the song “Noor-e-Khuda”
2010Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
3 Idiots (2009)
For the song “Zoobi Doobi”
2009Winner
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Singh Is King (2008)
For the song “Teri Ore”.
2008Winner
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Guru (2007)
For the song “Barso Re”
2006Nominee
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer (Female)
Zeher (2005)
For the song “Agar Tum Mil Jao”.
2004Winner
Filmfare Award
Best Playback (Female)
Jism (2003)
For the song “Jadoo hai nasha hai”.
2003Winner
Filmfare Award
Best Playback Singer – Female
Devdas (2002)
Shared with:Kavita Krishnamurthy
For episode “Dola Re”.