Shreya Ghoshal is one of the most popular playback singers in India. She has recorded songs for films, albums in various languages and has also won prestigious awards for her work. The singer completed 19 years in Bollywood on July 12 with her debut film Devdas. She shared a post remembering how she started her professional career at the age of 16. She has completed 19 years in Bollywood. The singer took to Instagram and shared about her journey in Hindi films that began with “Devdas”.
“19 years ago on this day I made my debut in Hindi Films in the iconic film #Devdas. It’s still vivid in my memories the magical years of the making of the music,” wrote Shreya, with a poster of “Devdas” on her Instagram page. The singer thanked the director of the film Sanjay Leela Bhansali for launching her in “Devdas”.
“Always grateful to#SanjayLeelaBhansali sir for believing in that 16 year old girl.. And my parents for being there days and nights with me to make me into what I am today,” wrote Shreya. She tagged the team of Devdas — Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit Nene, Jackie Shroff, director Sanjay Leela Bhansali and music director Ismail Darbar in the post. At the age of 16 , Shreya was spotted by the mother of filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali at the singing reality show “Sa Re Ga Ma” where she emerged a winner. Following this, she made her playback singing debut with the film Devdas in 2002.
Shreya rose to prominence with “Dola re dola” and “Bairi piya” for “Devdas” and went on to deliver award-winning hits like “Yeh ishq haaye” in “Jab We Met”,”Jaadu hai nasha hai” in “Jism”, “Barso re” in “Guru”, “Teri ore” in “Singh Is Kinng”, “Deewani mastani” in “Bajirao Mastani”, and “Ghoomar” in “Padmaavat” among numerous other songs. She made her digital debut in “The Family Man”, as lead singer with “Kiske liye tu marega” and “Dega jaan”.
Shreya recently became a proud mother to her baby boy who the singer has named Devyaan. Sharing the good news with her fans, she had shared a sweet post along with a picture of herself and her husband holding their bundle of joy.