Shreya Ghoshal is a well-known Indian playback singer, composer, and music producer. he performed several songs in Bollywood, regional films, and also for Indian soaps like Kasturi. Besides Hindi, she has also sung songs in Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil, and Telugu.
Shreya Ghoshal was born in a Hindu family on 12 March 1984 in the Berhampore city of Murshidabad district, West Bengal. She grew up in the Rawatbhata city of Rajasthan, India. Her father’s name is Bishwajit Ghoshal, an electrical engineer and works for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India, and her mother’s name is Sarmistha Ghoshal, is a post-graduate in Literature. She has a brother named Soumyadeep Ghoshal. In the year 2015, she got married to her childhood friend, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, who is an entrepreneur.
Shreya Ghoshal Wiki/Bio
|Birth Name||Shreya Ghoshal|
|Age||(as in 2020) 46 Years|
|Debut||• Singing: Yen Chellam (Tamil, 2002)|
• Dola Re Dola (Bollywood, 2002)
|Sun Sign/Zodiac Sign||Pisces|
|Birth Place||Murshidabad, West Bengal|
|Date of Birth||12 March 1984|
|Home Town||Rawatbhata, Rajasthan, India|
|Hobbies||Listening to Music, Travelling|
|Mother's Name||Sarmistha Ghoshal (Literature post-graduate)|
|Father's Name||Bishwajit Ghoshal (Electrical Engineer)|
|Affairs/Boyfriends||Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya (Entrepreneur)|
Marital Status, Husband and Children
|Husband/Spouse||Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya (Entrepreneur)|
|Marriage Date||5 February 2015|
|School||Atomic Energy Central School No.4, Rawatbhata|
|College/University||SIES College of Arts Science & Commerce, Sion West, Mumbai|
|Profession||Playback Singer, Composer, and Music Producer|
|Brands Endorsed||Not Known|
|Career Manager||Not Known|
Height, Weight, and Figure Measurements
|Height (Approx.)||in centimeters- 160 cm|
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
|Weight (Approx.)||in Kilograms 54 kg|
in Pounds 119 lbs
|Breast Size||34 inches|
|Hips Size||34 inches|
|Waist Size||28 inches|
Extra Ordinary Features
|Race / Ethnicity||Hindu|
|Dress Size||4 US|
|Shoe Size||8 US|
|Favourite Actress||Madhuri Dixit, Waheeda Rehman|
|Favourite Actors||Guru Dutt|
|Favourite Music Directors||Madan Mohan, R.D. Burman, A.R. Rahman|
|Favourite Singers||Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Geeta Dutt, Beyonce, Norah Jones|
|Favourite Song||"Kehna Hi Kya" by Chitra from the film Bombay (1995)|
"Aap Ki Nazron Ne Samjhaa" by Lata Mangeshkar from the film Anpadh (1962)
"Lag Ja Gale Ke Phir" by Lata Mangeshkar from the film Woh Kaun Thi (1964)
|Favourite Food||Chelab, Rasmalai|
Shreya Ghoshal studied at Atomic Energy Central School in Rawatbhata till the 8th standard and moved to Atomic Energy Central School in Anushakti Nagar when her family relocated to Mumbai. She then joined Atomic Energy Junior College to study science but withdrew from it later to enroll in SIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce in Mumbai, where she studied Arts with English as her major. Shreya Ghoshal started learning music at the very young age of 4. At the age of 6, she began with her formal training in classical music from Late Kalyanji Bhai for 18 months and continued to learn from Late Mukta Bhide in Mumbai.
Shreya’s first-ever recorded song was “Ganraj Rangi Nachato” which is a cover version of a Marathi song originally sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Her first studio album was Bendhechhi Beena, which was released on 1 January 1998, with 14 tracks. Some of her earlier albums are O Tota Pakhi Re, Ekti Katha (1999), and Mukhor Porag (2000). Ghoshal recorded the Bengali studio album Rupasi Raate (2002). Ghoshal recorded devotional songs in albums like Banomali Re (2002), and then, Krishna Bina Ache Ke (2007).
Shreya Ghoshal Net Worth
According to Woodgram, Shreya Ghoshal has a net worth is Rs 80 crores. Additionally, she reportedly also charges a whopping Rs 7-10 Lakhs for each song that she sings. The Ghoomar singer also owns a splendid house in Kolkata. She bought the place for herself way back in 2012. In addition to this, she also owns Mercedes and BMW cars.
|Estimated Net Worth in 2019 (Approx)||INR 80 crores|
|Estimated Net Worth in 2018(Approx)||Under Review|
|Salary||Rs 7-10 Lakhs/song|
|Income Source||Playback Singer, Composer, and Music Producer|
After singing for films such as U Me Aur Hum, Sirf, Ghatothkach, Dashavatar, Mere Baap Pehle Aap, De Taali, Haal-e-Dil, Thoda Pyaar Thoda Magic and Kismat Konnection, Ghoshal recorded another hit song for Singh Is Kinng (2008), titled “Teri Ore” composed by Pritam Chakraborty.
In the year 2010, Ghoshal sang for the English independent film When Harry Tries to Marry. Following year, Ghoshal rendered her voice for the song “Aadha Ishq” from the film Band Baaja Baaraat which was composed by Salim-Sulaiman. In 2011, Ghoshal recorded the hit duet song “Saibo” in the film Shor in the City with Tochi Raina, a composition by Sachin-Jigar.
Later that year, Ghoshal sang the duet “Teri Meri” in the film Bodyguard with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan. Ghoshal rendered her voice for a popular item song, “Chikni Chameli” from the film Agneepath in 2012. The song was composed by Ajay-Atul and was a remake of their own Marathi song “Kombdi Palali” from the film Jatra.
In early 2013, Ghoshal sang two duet songs “Naino Mein Sapna” and “Taki O Taki” for the film Himmatwala. The songs were originally composed by Bappi Lahri and re-created by Sajid–Wajid. Both songs received positive reviews from music critics.
2015 began with Ghoshal’s other collaboration with A.R. Rahman in Tamil film I. Besides rendering vocals for the original Tamil duet “Pookkalae Sattru Oyivedungal” alongside Haricharan, she also dubbed its Hindi version “Tu Chale” alongside Arijit Singh and Telugu version “Poolane Kunukeyamantaa” alongside Haricharan.
In starting of 2016, Ghoshal provided vocals for the duet “Tere Bin” from the film Wazir alongside Sonu Nigam. Composed by Shantanu Moitra and written by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, the song opened to positive reviews by critics. In early 2017, Ghoshal rendered “Aashiq Surrender Hua” duet along with co-singer and composer Amaal Mallik from the film Badrinath Ki Dulhania. the song in itself was much appreciated for its quirky lyrics which were penned down by lyricist: Shabbir Ahmed. “Aashiq Surrender Hua” was one of the rare songs in which Ghoshal was heard in a lower register than what she usually sings in.
2018 started for Ghoshal collaborating with S. Thaman for the song “Mandhaara” from Bhaagamathie. She later provided her rendition for “Allasani Vaari” from Tholi Prema. She also lent her voice to four songs for the delayed film Phir Se. Ghoshal started 2019 with two classical numbers, “Ghar More Pardesiya” and “Tabah Ho Gaye” for Abhishek Varman’s period drama Kalank,
Facts About Shreya Ghoshal
- Does Shreya Ghoshal drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Does Shreya Ghoshal smoke?: Not Known
- Shreya won the ‘All India Light Vocal Music Competition’ in 1995, which was arranged by Sangam Kala Group in New Delhi.
- Ghoshal got the title of popular singing reality show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa.’
- If Ghoshal was not a singer, she would become an astronaut or a generative engineer.
- In the year 2003, Ghoshal sang as well as featured in the song “Har Taraf Har Jagah” in the movie ‘Saaya’.
- Shreya appeared in an advertisement for jewelry store Joyalukkas in 2011, which was aired in five several languages viz. Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu.
- During the 2010 Summer US tour, she got a rare honor from the US State of Ohio. Governor Ted Strickland declared a proclamation declaring June 26 as Shreya Ghoshal Day.
- Aside from singing, Shreya also judged several famous reality shows like ‘Voice Of India – Chhote Ustad,’ ‘Indian Idol Junior’, and ‘Music Ka Maha Muqqabla.’
Who is a better singer, Sunidhi Chauhan or Shreya Ghoshal?
Undoubtedly, Shreya Ghoshal is the best, the most decorated and adored singer of India. Being a 2nd record holder of Filmfare Awards with six wins and the first record holder with 6 Screen Awards, 7 Zee Cine Awards, 7 IIFA Awards, 8 Filmfare South Awards, she has also received four National Film Awards (third record-holder). She is also one of the most liked and followed Indian celebrities on Facebook and Twitter.
Is Shreya Ghoshal better than Lata Mangeshkar?
No, Lata Mangeshkar is an effortless singer, who sings v difficult songs effortlessly. One can feel the emotions when he or she is listening to her songs. For example, Sathyam Shivam Sundaram, Raina Bheeti Jaaye, etc. She can reach up to high pitch effortlessly.
What is the best thing about Shreya Ghoshal?
Her constant loving of old song and music and her ignorance towards negative talks of the press as everyone who starts to follow her with wrong thoughts little by little all change their thoughts about her even I first hear her song and think how she would be as my known Bollywood celebs are affected badly by rumors like Salman, Akshay Kumar, SRK, and more but due to her +ve thoughts, all her fans prevent her being rumored this attracts me very much.
Should Shreya Ghoshal stop singing?
She should not stop singing yet but needs to work hard. She is more focusing on concerts. Concerts give fame but hardly contribute to gain more knowledge.