Shreya Ghoshal was born on 12th March 1984. She is considered as – one of the popular Indian playback singers currently.. Shreya started learning music at a very young age. She has also sung in different Indian languages thereby establishing herself as one of the leading playback singers in the industry.
March 12th 2016, marks her 32nd birthday, so here presenting you 15 Unknown and Interesting facts about Shreya “Gorgeous” Ghoshal..!!
1. Shreya Ghoshal started learning Music at the age of 4.
2. She is a Bengali, was born in Baharampur, West Bengal
3. Shreya has recorded film songs in 12 different Indian Languages.
Languages include Hindi, Bengali, Assamese, Bhojpuri, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali etc.
4. Her Voice is popular in 5 Genres – Ghazal, Classical, Pop, Filmi, Bhajan
5. At the age of 16, she won the Zee TV’s Sa Re Ga Ma singing talent show.
6. Sanjay Leela Bhansali noticed her in that show and gave an opportunity in Devdas
7. With her Bollywood Debut (Devdas), she won a National Award & a Filmfare Award at the age of just 18.
8. Shreya Ghoshal has recorded more than 1000 songs in different languages.
9. She hosted Reality TV shows including Indian Idol Junior, Amul STAR Voice of India etc.
10. She confessed that Sonu Nigam is her favourite singer currently.
11. In February 2015, she married her childhood friend Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya.
12. Shreya is strict in selecting songs, she doesn’t select songs which have vulgar and double meanings.
13. In 2013, she was honoured at the House of Commons of the United Kingdom (UK) for her contribution to music.
It was the highest honour in London given to any singer from India.
14. 26th June is celebrated as “Shreya Ghoshal Day”
She was honoured by the U.S. State, Ohio whose governor Ted Strickland declared 26th June as Shreya Ghoshal Day.
15. Ghoshal has won 4 National Film Awards, 6 Filmfare Awards, 8 Filmfare South Awards, 7 IIFA Awards, 4 Guild Awards, 3 Mirchi Music Awards, 6 Screen Awards, 7 Zee Cine Awards and many more.
From the team of RVCJ we wish her a Very Happy Birthday..!!
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