Shreya Ghoshal was born on 12th March 1984 in Berhampore, West Bengal, India.She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi films, she also sings in other Indian languages. Her career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest as an adult on Zee TV. She was trained by Kalyanji who was one of the judge of the show, for 18 months. She continued her classical music training with Mukta Bhide in Mumbai. Ghoshal caught the attention of director Sanjay Leela Bhansali when she participated in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa for a second time, this time as an adult. Sanjay Leela Bhansali made her to sing in his film Devdas as lead female character. After that she went on to become a successful playback singer and sang songs in various languages like Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Marathi.
She has won many awards for Hindi, Malayalam, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu industries. She has won National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer, Filmfare Award, State Film Award,IIFA award, Zee Cine Award and many more other awards.