Shreya Ghoshal Bio, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Family, 28 Interesting Facts & More

Singer Shreya Ghoshal was born on March 12, 1984, in a Bengali middle calls family. Known for her extensive vocal range and flexibility, she is among the most active and well-liked vocalists in India. Her credits include 5 National Film Awards, 4 Kerala State Film Awards, 2 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, 2 BFJA Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards & 10 Filmfare Awards South. She has also recorded song’s for albums and films in a variety of Indian and foreign languages. Ghoshal is recognised as one of the best vocalists of the Indian subcontinent and is frequently riferred to as the “Queen of Dynamics” for her extraordinary vocall expressions.

Ghoshal started learning music when she was just 4 years old. She began receiving formal instruction in classical music at the age of six. The mother of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali became aware of her when she turned 16, following her victory on the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma. After the win, she debuted as a Bollywood playback singerr in Bhansali’s romantic drama Devdas (2002), for which she won 3 Award’s: the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent, the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer & the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer.

In addition to playback singing, Ghoshal has judged multiple reality TV series and appeared in music videos. Governoor Ted Strickland of Ohio, in the United States, proclaimed June 26, 2010, as “Shreya Ghoshal Day” in honour of her. The choosen members of the United Kingdom‘s House of Commons honoured her in London in April 2013. The Forbes list of the top 100 Indian celebrities has included her five times.

Shreya Ghoshal Biography

Born12 March 1984 (age 40)
Berhampore, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
Zodiac signPisces
HometownRawatbhata, Rajasthan, India
SchoolAtomic Energy Central School No.4, Rawatbhata
CollegeSIES College of Arts, Science & Commerce
Education QualificationsGraduate
OccupationPlayback Singer
Years active1998–present
FatherBishwajit Ghoshal (Electrical Engineer)

Shreya ghoshal with her father Bishwajit Ghoshal
MotherSarmistha Ghoshal (Literature post-graduate)

BrotherSoumyadeep Ghoshal

Affair/BoyfriendShiladitya Mukhopadhyaya (Entrepreneur)

Shreya Gohal Husband Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date5 February 2015
SpouseShiladitya Mukhopadhyaya ​(Entrepreneur) ​

Shreya Gohal With Husband Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya
ChildrenSon – Devayaan

Shreya Gohal Husband Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya and son Devayaan Shreya Gohal Husband Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya and son Devayaan
AwardsFull list

Shreya Ghoshal Personal life

After ten years of dating, Shreya got married to her school friend and boyfriend current Global Head of Truecaller (for Business) Shilaaditya Mukhopadhyaya in a traditional Bengali ceremony on 5 February 2015 in an intimate ceremony held. They did a traditional Bengali wedding in Mumbai where close family, friends were invited.

Physical Stats & More

Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 3”
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack


ActorGuru Dutt
ActressesMadhuri Dixit, Waheeda Rehman
Music DirectorsMadan Mohan, R.D. Burman, A.R. Rahman
SingersLata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Geeta Dutt, Beyonce, Norah Jones
Song’sKehna Hi Kya” by Chitra from the film Bombay (1995)
Legendri Singer Lata Mangeshkar‘s “Aap Ki Nazron Ne Samjhaa” from the 1962 movie Anpadh.
Lag Ja Gale Ke Phir” by Lata Mangeshkar from the film Woh Kaun Thi (1964)
FoodChelab, Rasmalai


Covering a Marathi song originally sung by Lata Mangeshkar, “Ganraj Rangi Nachato” marked Ghoshal’s debut recording. Her first studio album was Bendhechhi Beena, which was released on 1 January 1998, with 14 tracks. Some of her earlier albums are O Tota Pakhi Re, Ekti Katha (1999), and Mukhor Porag (2000). The Bengali studio album Rupasi Raate was recorded by Ghoshal in 2002. Ghoshal recorded devotional songs for albums such as Krishna Bina Ache Ke (2007) and Banomali Re (2002).

Musical career

GenresFilmi Indian pop Ghazal Bhajan Classical Electronic R’n’B Sufi Folk Thumri
Debut Singing: Dola Re Dola (Bollywood, 2002)
Sari Sari (Telugu, 2002)
Chellame Chellam (Tamil, 2002)
Krishna Nee Begane Baaro, Rome Rome (Kannada, 2003)
Vidaparayukayano (Malayalam, 2005)
Aaji Mhanti (Marathi, 2005)
Olite Golite Jane Gelo Naam (Bengali, 2003)
Baitha Aa Gachhiyaa Ke Chaav (Bhojpuri, 2003)
Manma Mara Manma, Bandh Ankho Ma (Gujarati, 2005)
Oye Mundeyo – Oye Mundeyo (Punjabi, 2006)
Mere Liye, Suno Suno (Assamese, 2005)
Nachcha Yo Mann Kina Kina (Nepali, 2013)
Mate Faguna (Oriya, 2013)
Cheepeda Naal Pada (Tulu, 2016)
Ho Raja Kariyechhi Hum Tore Se Pyaar (Angika, 2007)
Ye Aankhein Jadu Bari, Soni Soni Soni, Aaja Karle Pyar (Urdu,Pakistani, 2005)
Johnny D’Jono (Jane Jana), La Vie En Rose…. Indien (French, 2004)
Kangana (Female Version), Meera (Maine Lio Govind Naam) (English, 2007)


Ghoshal has appeared as a judge on several television reality shows, and she also appears in music videos.

1996Sa Re Ga Ma (now Sa Re Ga Ma Pa)Contestant
Participated and won the show. Her music career in Bollywood began when film maker and music director Sanjay Leela Bhansali noticed her on the show.Zee TV
2003SaayaHerselfBesides providing vocals for song “Har Taraf”, she also made her first on-screen appearance in the film.
2004HananHerselfPerformed a song
2007STAR Voice of IndiaJudgeServed as the judge for the first season with singer Kunal Ganjawala and composer Pritam Chakraborty.STAR Plus
2009Music Ka Maha MuqqablaContestantShe was a captain on the show along with Shankar Mahadevan, Shaan, Himesh Reshammiya, Mohit Chauhan and Mika Singh.
2010Mahayatra : Rishton Ka Anokha SafarHerselfAppeared in the first episode of the show where she sang Maha Aarti of Lord Ganesha, wished good luck to the contestants for their journey then proceed for the sthanpana of Lord Ganesha.
2011Malik Ek Sur AnekPerformed a song on Sai Baba.
X Factor IndiaJudgeOne of the three judges with Sonu Nigam and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.Sony TV
Joyalukkas (TV commercial)HerselfBesides acting and singing in Joyalukkas, she also became the brand ambassador. Besides Hindi, she also sung the Jingle in Malayalam, Tamil and Kannada languages.
Aparajita TumiShe was featured in Bengali song.
2012Josco Indian VoiceGuestSang her various songs including Lata Mangeshkar‘s “Mhara Re Giridhar Gopal”, a Meera Bhajan.Mazhavil Manorama
Ghoshal on AsianetHerselfSung a song “Surmayi Akhiyon Mein Nanha Munha Ek Sapna” with K. J. Yesudas.Asianet
2013Indian Idol JuniorJudgeAppeared as a judge for the first season of Indian Idol Junior along with Vishal–Shekhar.Sony TV
Project ResoundHerselfCollaborated with singer Kailash Kher for the song “Naina Chaar” and she also sung her own songs.Sony Music India
2014Kismat SeMusic video with A. R. Rahman.Sony Music India
2016Mana Ho Tum MedleyPerformed songs including “Mana Ho Tum Medley” with Yesudas and Vijay.Manorama Online
MTV UnpluggedShe performed six songs in Season 6 of the show.MTV Beats and MTV
2017Gulzar in conversation with TagorePerformed “Singaar Ko Rehne Do” and “Bhuj Gaya Tha Kyun Diya” music videos with Shaan, Gulzar and Shantanu Moitra.Saregama
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa BanglaGuestShe appears as a guest in the show on grand finale episode.Zee Bangla
T-Series MixtapeHerselfPerformed “Sun Raha Hai Rozana”T-Series (company)
Dhadkane Azad HainDebut in her first independent singleGhoshal’s YouTube Channel
SwartarangPerformed “Jiv Rangala” in special musical evening organised for Mumbai Police.Zee Marathi
2018Tere BinaSecond independent single of Ghoshal.Ghoshal’s YouTube Channel
2019Shabad Aag Ki KhushbooPerformed “Ek Onkar”Virtual Bharat YouTube Channel
T-Series Mixtape (Season 2)Performed “Tum Hi Ho Rehnuma” along with co-singer Armaan MalikT-Series (company)
2020Nah Woh MainThird independent single of GhoshalGhoshal’s YouTube Channel
2022Star Singer season 8Grand finale JuryAsianet
2023Indian IdolGuest judgePlayed guest judge with regular judges Himesh Reshammiya and Vishal DadlaniSony Entertainment Television
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Seniors (season 3)Grand Finale GuestZee Tamil

Special appearances

2008Seedhi BaatAaj Tak
2014Interview with Zee TV USAZee TV USA
2016Off The RecordMTV Beats
B4U Music Talk Of The TownB4U
2017Yaar Mera Superstar Season 2Zoom
In Conversation With Shreya GhoshalZee TV USA
Hangout with Renil AbrahamFirstpost

Some Lesser Known Facts About Shreya Ghoshal

  • When Shreya was 4 years old, she started learning music.
  • She trained under Padmashree Late Kalyanji Bhai in playback singing.
  • She was the winner of the Sangam Kala Group’s “All India Light Vocal Music Competition” in New Delhi in 1995.
  • She continued receiving classical Hindustani music instruction from Late Mukta Bhideji after moving to Mumbai.
  • Her first studio album ‘Bendhechhi Beena’, consisting 14 songs, was released on 1 January 1998.
  • Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, a well-known singing reality show, was won by her.
  • If she wasn’t a singer, she would have been astronaut or a genetic engineer.
  • She performed a duet in the song “Har Taraf Har Jagah” from the 2003 movie “Saaya.”
  • In 2011, she featured in an advertisement for jewellery store Joyalukkas, which was aired in 5 different languages viz. Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, and Telugu.
  • A unique honour from the US State of Ohio was given to Shreya Ghoshal during the 2010 Summer US tour. Governor Ted Strickland issued a proclamation declaring June 26 as Shreya Ghoshal Day. Shreya truly has two days in her name, if you thought it was cool to have one! Cincinnati is hosting the Shreya Ghoshal Day of Entertainment and Inspiration on July 24, 2015. Every year, fans from all over the world commemorate these two dates.
  • She is a Multiple Languages Singer, She sings In Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Assamese, Nepali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Punjabi & Tulu languages.
  • In addition to her singing career, she served as a judge on a number of well-known reality shows, including Music Ka Maha Muqqabla, Indian Idol Junior, and Voice of India – Chhote Ustad.

Shreya Ghoshal is one of the leading female vocalists we have today. While everyone is aware of her amazing voice, do you know the person behind & who wrote all of your favourite songs?

  • Shreya’s nickname at home is Tunna. Just to confirm, despite popular belief (and lots of tweets), it isn’t Piu.
  • Shreya loves Lord of The Rings, Harry Potter and Game of Thrones – so much so that she has expressed a desire to live in a Hobbit House.
  • Shreya introduced the world to her Golden Retriever as New Ghoshal born 1st February. subsequently, because of his intelligence and detective-like traits, Shreya gave her dog the name Sherlock. Since then, Sherlock has developed a following of his own and has numerous Facebook and Twitter profiles.
  • Shreya is huge fan of animated movies. She actually cried watching Toy Story and Wall-E (didn’t we all?)
  • Shreya loves food, especially when eating it rather than cooking. She is an a foodie extraordinaire – she enjoys all cuisine. She loves Thai food, or all food as a matter of fact.
  • If not a singer, Shreya would have been a genetic science student, chef or a travel photographer.
  • Shreya has an eye for photography, as evidenced by the stunning photos she has shared from all over the world if you follow her on Instagram. You already know what to do if you’re not following her!
  • When she has the time, Shreya reads a lot, and she has said that books make the best presents.
  • If you ever meet Shreya, you can make an impression on her by telling her a classic science joke. She enjoys them.
  • Shreya’s favourite number is 3.
  • Shreya’s favourite sport is… wait for it… Scrabble. Did we mention she’s very geeky?
  • Shreya detests a few things in particular: early morning flights, traffic, and the word “evening.” Unfortunately, because of her tour schedule, she has to take early morning flights and spends most of her time stuck in traffic.
  • Shreya recently turned producer. Tere Bina and Dhadkane Azad Hain, her two new independent singles, were produced by her. Her official YouTube channel, Shreya Ghoshal Official, is where you can view her music videos. Please subscribe, like, and comment.
  • Shreya is the granddaughter of Sudhir Chandra Ghoshal, a freedom fighter.
  • in 2017, Shreya Ghoshal is the first Indian singer to make it to Madame Tussauds. You can see her in the wax, at Madame Tussauds Delhi.
  • During her 2013 UK tour, Shreya received recognition for her musical contributions from elected members of parliament in the House of Commons in 2013.

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