Started learning music at the age of four. Started her formal training in classical music at six. At 16, she won Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, the singing T.V reality show and caught the attention of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali. At 18, she debuted as a playback singer with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas and received not just one or two but three awards – National Film Award, a Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent and a Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer. We’re talking about Shreya Ghoshal if you haven’t guessed it already.
This 4 time National Award Winner is the first Indian singer to have her wax figure in the Madame Tussauds Museum and also been featured five times on Forbes list of top 100 Indian celebrities. In a career spanning almost twenty years, Shreya Ghoshal has established her versatility with songs ranging from her first song Bairi Piya from Devdas to the seductive Jadu Hain Nasha Hain in Jism. This is probably why Ghoshal is one of India’s most chased playback singer and the crowned queen of melody.
Her lovely voice has amassed fans for her across the world. Whether it is a concert in Mumbai or London, Shreya’s silky smooth voice is enough to sell tickets and pack stadiums every time she goes live. Ask any person who has been to a concert where Shreya Ghoshal was performing and they will tell you what an absolute treat it is. The paisa vasool live concerts include Shreya crooning not just her own hits but also paying tributes to yesteryear hits. For instance, in her 7th May concert at Eventim Apollo, she performed Piyu Bole, Samjhawan, Silsila Yeh Chaahat Ka and many others and also wowed the audience with her rendition of Lata Mangeshkar’s Lagg Ja Gale and Chura Liya.
She’s known to perform extra songs when the audience demands it. If you’re a music lover, you should definitely add watching Shreya Ghoshal Live to your bucket list.