Shreya Ghoshal Completes 19 Years: The singing sensation thanked the Devdas director Sanjay Leela Bansali for giving her a break.
Singer Shreya Ghoshal started off at the age of 16 with the film Devdas. On the occasion of the film completing 19 years, she recalled how she started her professional career in Bollywood.
Shreya Ghoshal wrote, “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. Always grateful to #SanjayLeelaBhansali sir for believing in that 16-year-old girl..”
She further added in the next tweet and expressed gratitude towards her parents for always standing by her side, “And my parents for being there days and nights with me to make me into what I am today.”
19 years ago on this day I made my debut in Hindi Films in the iconic film #Devdas Itâ????s still vivid in my memories the magical years of the making of the music. Always grateful to #SanjayLeelaBhansali sir for believing in that 16 year old girl.. pic.twitter.com/gM3rDTBAqG
— Shreya Ghoshal (@shreyaghoshal) July 12, 2021
Ghoshal paid tribute to late actor Dilip Kumar. She also shared a picture of Dilip Kumar in monochrome. She wrote in the caption for the actor who passed away recently at the age of 98, “As we celebrate 19 years, we salute the legend. Devdas then, now and forever.”
Her debut won prestigious awards for her work. Ghoshal has won awards such as National Film Award, a Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer including a Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. The 37-year-old singer has also featured five times in the Forbes list of the top 100 celebrities from India.
After seeing her childhood sweetheart for 10 years, Ghoshal married Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya on February 5, 2015. She gave birth to her first child on May 22, 2021.
Devdas, directed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, was based on the 1917 novel of the same name by Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay. It starred actors Shah Rukh Khan, Aishwarya Rai, and Madhuri Dixit in a love triangle. The actors like Smita Jaykar and Kirron Kher were seen in supporting roles in the film.