The top 14 songs of Shreya’s musical career

The top 14 songs of Shreya’s musical career

shreyaShe has completed 14 years in the industry and is still going strong. Shreya Ghoshal, the reigning queen of Bollywood music recently celebrated her 14th year mark.

Shreya was barely 14 years old when she recorded her first music album with 14 tracks. From Devdas to the most recent film Rustom, she has continued to create magical waves with her enchanting songs.

As Shreya gets ready to give her best musical performance in Sydney on 21 August, we shall take you on a musical journey with her top 14 songs.

  1. ‘Bairi Piya’ – Devdas

Shreya was sixteen when she recorded her first song for ‘Devdas’. She was selected as the innocence in her voice was apt for the main character ‘Paro’. She sang the complete song without a break and it was recorded in one go. The song fetched herthe‘National Film Award for Best Playback Singer’ and marked her entry into Bollywood singing.

  1. Jaado Hai Nasha Hai – Jism

Shreya did not stick toclassical singing and surprised everyone with her seductive singing with ‘Jaadohai Nasha Hai’. This helped in her not getting stereotyped and displayed her creativity. The innocence in her voice dignified the song and she was awarded the Best Female Playback Singer.

  1. Piyu Bole – Parineeta

‘Piyu Bole’ was the highlight of the love story Parineeta. Shreya brought out the sweetness of Vidya Balan’s character in this song and both the song and the film were a hit.

  1. Tere Or – Singh is King

This song had the nation serenading to it’s music as soon as it was released. The song was a treat to the eyes and ears and is still an all-time favourite.

  1. Barso Re- Guru

Shreya sang the peppy rain song which was a composition by AR Rahman and lyrics provided by Gulzar. With her versatile voice, Shreya brought the monsoon magic alive with this song.

  1. YehIshq Haye – Jab We Met

Shreya’s lovely voice matched Kareena’s carefree spirit perfectly in this song. Composed by music director Pritam, this song won her third National Filmfare Award.

  1. Tujh Mein RabDikhta Hai – Rab Ne Bana De Jodi

You can feel the pain in her voice and the search for God in this song. Marking the debut of Anuksha Sharma, Shreya’s voice matched her simplicity, pain and love in this beautiful song.

  1. Ooh La La – Dirty Dancing

Ghoshal collaborated with Bappi Lahiri in this fun and entertaining song which she sang with full gusto. Her sighs in the song were the highlight of the song, leaving Vidya Balan gyrating her way!

  1. Chikni Chameli – Agneepath

Move on Munni and Sheila, here comes Chikni Chameli! Shreya once again proved her versatility with this popular item song. The song was an instant hit as Shreya brought a rustic touch to the song while Katrina Kaif showed her best moves.

  1. Radha on the dance floor – Student of the Year

Every girl, be young or old wanted to be a sexy dancing Radha after Shreya sang this youthful song. This entertaining song became an instant hit on dance floors and sangeet, while Shreya earned critical applause.

  1. Saans – Jab Tak Hai Jaan

For this romantic song, Shreya collaborated with music maestro AR Rahman. With her melodious voice, she brought out the best of a song for a Yash Raj Film. The song won the title of the ‘most romantic song of 2012’.

  1. NagadaSang Dhol– Ramleela

Shreya has always created magic with director Sanjay LeelaB hansali. When Bhansali decided to compose the music himself for this film, Shreya was the best choice. She gave full justice to this high energy song and gave it’s distinct rustic flavour.

  1. Sun Raha Hai Na Tu – Aashiqui 2

This song was on everyone’s lips in 2014! Known as the ‘love song’ for the year, Shreya delivered the biggest hit and gained critical praise with this song. Be it any Indian function or market, you could hear this song playing everywhere.

  1. Deewani Mastani – BajiraoMastani

Her latest track pictured on the drop dead gorgeous Deepika Padukone in the magnum opus was a sensational hit. Her voice slowly glides from lower to higher notes, as Deepika sways in her glamourous dress dancing and singing.

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