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News |  12 Mar 2016 13:12 |  By RnMTeam

Know more about birthday girl Shreya Ghoshal

MUMBAI: She is gorgeous and cute at the same time. She can floor the masses with her contagious smile and sway the listeners with her stupendous singing.

The amazingly talented Shreya Ghoshal is going to blow 32 candles on her birthday cake today. Here are some lesser known facts about the petite singer you should know.

The whole world knows her as singer Shreya, but her loved ones call her ‘Piu’.

She started learning music at the age of four but her first guru was her mother, Sharmistha Ghoshal.

She is everybody’s favorite but her personal favorite singer is none other than Sonu Nigam.

She is the only singer to secure four National awards by the age of 26 in Bollywood.

Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali extracted the best of her talent and gave a start to her Bollywood career through Devdas (2002).

She is a dropout from Science College due to her inclination towards music and arts.

Apart from singing, the songbird appeared in the movie Saaya (2003). She did a cameo in the film.

She has recorded film songs not only in Hindi but also in Assamese, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali, Oriya, Tamil and Telugu.

The United States city Ohio governor Ted Strickland declared 26th Day of June as - Shreya Ghoshal Day. The first such day was marked on 26 June 2010.

Before getting married in a hush-hush Bengali ceremony, Shreya dated her husband Shiladitya Mukhopadhyaya for almost 10 years.