BollyCurry is pleased to announce a new feature that will celebrate
the lives of our renowned music artists and their incredible
contribution to the Indian film industry. First in our hot seat, we have
someone who is well known
name in the music circuit. Her songs are soothing to the ears and is
often fondly known as the modern nightingale of India. We're talking
about none other than the
melodious diva, Shreya Ghoshal
Ghoshal started her
journey in music at an early age where she took part in the popular music
contest called Sa Re Ga Ma Pa as a child. She previously sung various songs
in Bengali but it wasn't until she took part in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa for the second time as an adult, that she won
recognition, fame and a direct ticket into Bollywood.
Her career as a playback singer started with the hit movie Devdas
where she was offered to be the voice of Paro (Aishwarya Rai Bachchan
the female lead. She lent her vocals for a total of five songs for that
movie and each
song became a huge hit, along with earning her recognition from all
over the industry. Her first song from the magnum opus, "Bairi Piya",
earned her a National Award. Such a prestigious award at the age of 18
is an extremely commendable event. Ghoshal was also being nominated for
other several awards such as the Filmfare Award, IFFA Award, as well as
the RD Burman Award of New Music Talent for various other songs she sung
in the film.
Thereafter, offers started pouring in. Ghoshal can also sing in many languages including; Bengali, Telugu, Bhojpuri,
Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Assamese
and Hindi. Not confined to only Bollywood, her the singing sensation is also a
big name in the South where she originally started her
With this, BollyCurry presents
to you some of Ghoshal's best numbers that have made her the household
name she is today. So lean back and
let her vocals make its way into your heart.
10. Barso Re
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Keerthi
in the City
8. Teri Meri
Music: M. M. Kreem
6. Agar Tum
Mil Jao (Female Version)
5. Teri Ore
Music: M. M. Kreem
3. Dola Re
Shreya Ghosal & K. K., Kavita Subramaniam
Yeh Chahat Ka
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal
Ghoshal's voice has also shined in many other tracks such as: "Chori Kiya Re Jiya" from Dabangg, "Bahara" from I Hate Luv Stories, "Saathiya" from Singham, "Yeh Ishq Hai" from Jab We Met among countless others.
- She first began practicing sur and singing at the age of 6.
- Within 11 years of her career in the film industry, she has won a total of 65 awards.
- She has won 4 National Awards, which is considered one of the most rarest achievements at the age of 29.
we have to make a stop right here, although we at BollyCurry cannot
ever have enough from this gorgeous beauty as well her commendable and
melodious singing. If you haven't yet, you surely don't want to regret
missing out on one of the finest singer's tunes, so get your beats on
Writer: Fatima W.
Editors: Sonia R. & Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Amna M.