Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian Singer. One of the most prolific and popular singers. Shreya Ghoshal started learning music at the age of 4.
|Born||12 March 1984 , Berhampore, West Bengal|
|Height||5ft 3 inches(160 cm)|
Shreya Ghoshal was born to Hindu family on 12 March 1984, Berhampore, West Bengal. She is 39 years old as of year 2023.
Shreya Ghoshal grew up in the Rawatbhata city of Rajasthan, India. Her mother accompanied her in tanpura, and they rehearsed with Bengali songs. At the age of six, she started with her formal training in classical music from training in classical music from Kalyanji Bhai for 18 months and continued to learn from Late Mukta Bhide in Mumbai.
Shreya Ghoshal’s father, Bishwajit Ghoshal is an electrical engineer and works for the Nuclear Power Corporation of India, and her mother, Sarmistha Ghoshal, is a post – graduate in Literature. She has a brother named Soumyadeep Ghoshal.
She got married to her childhood friend, Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya, who is an entrepreneur.
Shreya ‘s parents found her musical talent in her early childhood days and they started her musical training at the age of four. Her most of her childhood was spent at Rawatbhata, a small town near Kota, Rajasthan and she did her middle school till 8th from Atomic Energy Central School No.4 in Rawatbhata.
Later in 1997, she shifted to Mumbai with her family after her father’s transfer to Bhabha Atomic Research Centre. In Mumbai, Shreya completed her schooling from Atomic Energy Central School in Anushakti Nagar. Later Shreya enrolled to study science at Atomic Energy Junior College.
However, In her college days, she realized her passion for music and dropped out from her college. Continuing the studies she took admission in SIES College of Arts, Science , and Commerce in Mumbai and did her major in English.
Shreya Ghoshal Career
Her first ever recorded song was ‘Ganraj Rangi Nachato’, which was the cover version of the Marathi Song, originally sung by Lata Mangeshkar. Her first studio album was “Bendhechhi Beena”, which was released in 1998.
She made her Bollywood debut as a singer with the film “Devdas” in 2002. She sang 5 tracks in the movie titled “Silsila Ye Chaahat Ka”, “Bairi Piya”, “Chalak Chalak”, “Morey Piya”, and ‘Dola Re Dola,” which went on to become huge hits.
Her Tamil debut was with the song “Yen Chellam” from the movie “Album(2002).” She released her first independent single “Dhadkane Azad Hain” in 2017.
National Film Awards
“Bairi Piya” for the film Devdas in 2002, “Dheere Jalna” for the film Paheli in 2005, “Yeh Ishq Haye” for the film Jab We Met in 2007, “Pherari Mon” for the Bengali film Antaheen in 2008, “Jeev Rangala” for the Marathi film Jogwa in 2008.
Best Female Playback Singer for “Dola Re Dola” from the film Devdas in 2003, RD Burman Award for New Music Talent for “Bairi Piya” from the film Devdas in 2003, Best Female Playback Singer for “Teri Ore” from the film Singh Is Kinng in 2009, Best Female Playback Singer for “Deewani Mastani” from the film Bajirao Mastani in 2016, Best Female Playback Singer for “Ghoomar” from the film Padmaavat in 2019.
Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has sung professionally in over 20 languages including Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Assamese, Nepali, Bhojpuri, French, Urdu, Sanskrit, Tulu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tiwa, Rajasthani& Braj Bhasha.
She also sang few songs for live concerts in Malaysian, Sinhala, Swahili, English, Konkani and Ladakhi languages. Ghoshal’s career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest as an adult. Her Bollywood playback singing career began with Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s Devdas for which she received her first National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer along with Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer and Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent.
Social Media users dug up Shreya Ghoshal’s connection with the new Twitter CEO Parag Agarwal, the playback singer took to Twitter and cleared the air , saying they were just “kids” back then when the microblogging platform had just launched in 2010.
Shreya Ghoshal Net Worth
According to online resources, Shreya Ghoshal’s estimated net worth is around $25 Million which is around Rs. 185 Crores in Indian Currency as an year of 2023.
Her source of wealth comes as a professional Singer, Performer, playback singing, music composer. Apart from being one of the richest individual in the music industry, she also tops the chart when it comes to charity and social causes and supports various organizations.
|Net Worth||$25 Million|
|Net Worth In Indian Rupees||185 Crores INR|
|Monthly Income And Salary||1 Crore +|
|Yearly Income||12 Crore +|
Social Media of Shreya Ghoshal
Shreya Ghoshal has an huge amount of fan following in social media. She has an 35 million followers including on Instagram and Twitter.
FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)
1. At what age Shreya Ghoshal started singing?
Ans. Shreya Ghoshal started learning music at the very young age of four.
2. What is Shreya Ghoshal voice type?
Ans. Her voice is “Sweet and Smokey Soprano”.
3. Which song Shreya Ghoshal got national award?
Ans. Her Bollywood playback singing career with Devdas, for which she received National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer.
4. What is Shreya Ghoshal salary per song ?
Ans. Shreya Ghoshal charges around 8-10 Lacs INR per song.
5. How many songs did Shreya Ghoshal sing in total?
Ans. She sang more than 2405 songs in 20+ languages and especially in Hindi she sang 1100+ songs.