Shreya Ghoshal & Atif Aslam's Birthday
On this day in music, two musicians celebrate their birthdays! One is Shreya Ghosal and the other is Atif Aslam. Here’s a gist about their life and career paths.
Shreya Ghosh is a popular Indian playback singer who mainly sings in Hindi and Bengali films as well as in other Indian languages. She has received numerous awards and nominations, including four National Film Awards for best playback singer, three State Film Awards, five Filmfare Awards, and seven Filmfare Awards South. She has established herself as a leading female playback singer in Indian cinema.
Ghoshal's career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest. Her Bollywood playback singing career began with Devdas, for which she received a National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer, a Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, and a Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. Since then, she has received many other awards. Ghoshal was also honored from the U.S. state of Ohio, wherein governor, Ted Strickland declared 26 June as "Shreya Ghoshal Day". She was also featured in Forbes’ list of the top 100 celebrities of India! She was declared the most popular artist on Saavn.
The other artiste who celebrates his birthday today is Atif Aslam. He is a Pakistani pop singer and film actor, and makes cameo appearances in Bollywood (Indian) films. His debut as an actor was in the 2011 film Pakistani movie Bol. He has generated numerous chart-topping songs, and is known for his vocal belting technique. Atif is a recipient for the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, one of Pakistan's highest civilian decorations.
We wish both these artistes a very Happy Birthday!