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lluminated Artiste of the Month - Shreya Ghoshal

Comments  Comments [ 8 ]    By Gurprit K. | 27 August 2013 | 8:41pm



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 singing career.

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 Megha

Film(s): Guru
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Keerthi 
9. Saibo

Film(s): Shor in the City
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Tochi Raina
Music: Sachin-Jigar

8. Teri Meri

Film(s): Bodyguard
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Music: Himesh Reshammiya

7. Dheere Jalna

Film(s): Paheli
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Sonu Nigam
Music: M. M. Kreem 

6. Agar Tum Mil Jao (Female Version)

Film(s): Zeher
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal
Music: Anu Malik

5. Teri Ore

Film(s): Singh Is Kinng
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Rahat Fateh Ali Khan
Music: Pritam

4. Jadu Hai Nasha Hai

Film(s): Jism
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal
Music: M. M. Kreem 

3. Dola Re

Film(s): Devdas
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & K. K., Kavita Subramaniam
Music: Ismail Darbar

2. Silisila Yeh Chahat Ka
Film(s): Devdas
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal
Music: Ismail Darbar

1. Bairi Piya
Film(s): Devdas
Singer(s): Shreya Ghosal & Udit Narayan

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.

Did you know facts about Shreya Ghoshal:
  • 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. 
Unfortunately, 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 and roll!

Writer: Fatima W.
Editors: Sonia R. & Jenifer Y.
Graphics: Amna M.

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