Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian singer. Best known as a playback singer in Hindi films, she has also performed several songs for other Indian film industries such as Assamese, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Punjabi, Tamil and Telugu songs.
Ghoshal`s career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest as an adult. Her Bollywood playback singing career began with Devdas, for which she received both the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer and the Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. Since then, she has worked in more than 180 films and received four National Film Awards and seven Filmfare Awards.
Ghoshal was born to a Bengali Hindu family in Durgapur, West Bengal. Her ancestors came from the Bikrampur region of Dhaka district, Bangladesh. She grew up in Rawatbhata, a small town near Kota, Rajasthan. She belongs to a highly academic family. Her father, B Ghoshal, works in Bhabha Atomic Research Center as a nuclear power plant engineer for the Nuclear