Soulful Serenades: Shreya Ghoshal’s Magical Rendition in ‘Sun Raha Hai’

Shreya Ghoshal started her glorious musical journey of over 2 decades at the mere age of four. At the age of six, she officially began her formal training in classical music. At sixteen, she was first noticed by the popular filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s mother after she won the prestigious television reality show Sa Re Ga Ma. Sa Re Ga Ma was a  new thing on T.V at that time and people went crazy over her singing. Following the success, she went on to make her debut with Bhansali’s romantic drama, Devdas, which was a blockbuster in 2002. She also received a National Film Award for the best Female Playback singer, a Filmfare award for the Best Female Playback Singer and a Filmfare R.D Burman Award for new talented musicians.


International Recognition

Other than playback singing, Ghoshal was seen on different t.v reality shows

and in music videos. She has luckily been honored by the state of Ohio in the U.S, where governor Ted Strickland declared 26th June 2010 as the official Shreya Ghoshal Day. In April of 2013, she was honored in London by the chosen members of the House of Commons of the U.K. She has been featured around 5 times in the Forbes list of the top 100 celebrities of India. In the year 2017, Ghoshal became the very first Indian singer to have her wax statue displayed at the Indian section of Madame Tussauds Museum in Delhi.


The female version of the Bollywood song Sunn Raha Hai sung by our melody queen Shreya Ghoshal was a top hit in 2013. Aashiqui 2 broke all records particularly because of the songs. The film was based on a singer/ musician’s life and the songs were the film’s lifelines. The music was composed by Ankit Tiwari and captivates listeners with its mesmerizing melody. 


A journey of love, heartbreak and longing

The emotional depth of the song managed to reach out to millions of hearts. The song depicts the beautiful journey of love, heartbreak and longing. It goes deep into the complex relationships and the pain that one goes through after losing their beloved.

It talks straight away to the listeners, their emotions and manages to strike a chord of similarity in their hearts.


The Sunn Raha Hai lyrics by Sandeep Nath are poetic and profound. Sandeep Nath is a multi talented lyricist, singer, composer, screenwriter and producer. The lyrics captivate longing, despair and betrayal. It expresses the deep yearning and takes the listeners on an emotional rollercoaster, reminding them of the various highs and lows of love.


The Magic of Shreya Ghoshal’s Voice

The soothing quality in Shreya’s voice is clearly depicted in this melody. Shreya’s voice is buttery smooth even at a high pitch. Her rendition is awesome. The credits go to Ankit Trivedi, for composing this mind-blowing masterpiece suiting Shreya Ghoshal’s mellow, sweet voice.

Her voice expresses everything that the actors wanted to express through dialogues. She sings for Shraddha Kapoor, who is praying to the merciful God to bestow his blessings on her and that is when she is discovered by this big musician and singer Aditya Roy Kapoor, who gives her a break in his film as the female singer.


Awards Won By Shreya Ghoshal

The best part is that in 2014, Ghoshal was awarded the prestigious IIFA Award for Best Female Playback Singer, the Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer- Female, the Screen award for Best Female Playback and the GiMA Award for Best Female Playback Singer.


The wedding season is in full swing and the Gaana Pehchaana live feature on the app is great for a musical gaming event on your sangeet night. You can also organize a live musical quiz game in your office as part of the New Year celebrations. Install the app from playstore or appstore and enjoy all that Gaana Pehchaana has to offer.


Try out the Teen Maar Khan games that pay a tribute to Shreya Ghoshal’s wonderful talent and amazing numbers.  Try TMK142 – Best of Shreya Ghoshal, or TMK 462 – Happy 39th Shreya! Or any of the other 6 games featuring her amazing contributions to Bollywood Music!