Monali Thakur is the known face in singing profession. Monali Thakur no just a singer but even a talented actress. She is a cute, simple and beautiful Bengali girl and has a sensuous voice. All around the world she has won the millions of hearts. The popular singer of ‘Zara Zara Touch Me’ has proved her spirit in singing by working with top singers like Arijit Singh, Sonu Nigam, and many others.
Taking into consideration her rising fame and success, many of the people are searching for her all over the Internet. So here we have come up with Biography of MONALI THAKUR, which will give you an insight of her life and there are details related to both of her personal and professional life. At present, she is a judge on the reality show “Rising Star” on colors channel.
Everything About MONALI THAKUR, The Judge Of Rising Star!
Monali Thakur was born on 3rd November 1985. Her nickname is Jeanie. She is from a musical Bengali Family and her birthday is always so special for her. She started her singing career when she was in her school. When Monali was 14 years old she won her first award at Anandalok Awards for the Bengali serial Sri Ramakrishna.
Monali’s father, Shakti Thakur is a Bengali singer and she says her father is her biggest inspiration. Her mother is a housewife and her sister Mehuli is also a renowned Bengali playback singer. In school, Monali was never serious. She completed her school in Kolkata private school. In Kolkata only she completed her graduation in English Honors from St. Xavier’s College. She is a trained classical singer and completed her training in Hindustani Classical Music. Monali is also a trained Hip-Hop, Bharatanatyam and Salsa dancer.
Since she was 14 years old, Monali dreamt of becoming a successful playback singer. In school and college, she took part in few competitions. With her perfect figure, she has kept her fans attracted towards her. Monali a typical Scorpion has a strong will power and she doesn’t like to hear NO from anyone. Her hobbies are singing, dancing, reading emails of her fans and traveling.
About her career.
Monali started her singing career in 2005 when she gave audition for Sony TVs Indian Idol 2. In the show, she was appreciated by the judges Anu Malik, Sonu Nigam and Farah Khan. In the show, she reached till ninth spot and couldn’t win the show. With this Indian Idol show, she got name, fame and became famous. Her first break as a singer was in the Bollywood movie Jaan-e-Man, Anu Malik gave her first chance. The entry in Bollywood was not easy she had struggled a lot. But, her hit songs from Bollywood made her popular. Songs like, ‘Zara Zara Touch Me’ and ‘Khwab Dekhe’ (Sexy Lady) from movie Race. Some of the hit songs of Monali Thakur are ‘Raghupati Raghav’ for ‘Krrish’, ‘Sawaar Loon’ for Lootera, ‘Laila’ for Nasha, ‘ Darbadar’ for I, Me aur Main, ‘Tu Mohabbat Hai’ for Tere Naal Love Hogaya.
Nothing can stop this talented singer. Many of them don’t know that she is also a wonderful actress and a pretty singer. She started her acting career in a Bengali television show ‘Aalokito ek Indu’. In this show, she was in a lead role of Indubala. Apart from this, she did few serials like Sudeshna Roy’s ‘Phagune Agun’ as Ruman.
After acting in TV she even tried to enter in both Bengali and Hindi films. Her Bengali movie by Raja Sen ‘Krishnakanter Will’ in 2007. Thakur entered in Bollywood in 2014 with Nagesh Kukunoor’s movie ‘Lakshmi’ and Mango in a side role. In Lakshmi movie, she played a role of a 15-year-old girl who gets trapped in prostitution. In 2015, she was also seen in the movie ‘Jangle Bells’. She also played a cameo role in Amir Khan starer ‘PK’. Her first Album Song was released in 2006, “KuboolKar Le” from movie Jaan-E-Mann.
Awards Of Monali Thakur
Monali was nominated for her songs but she won the Filmfare Award for her song Sawaar Loon for Best Female Playback Singer. And won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Moh Moh Ke Dhaage” from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha. Monali Thakur even won the award for best actress for Lakshmi movie at South Asian Festival.
When she was young she even judged a Bengali music reality show. Then she was seen in the girl’s team on Zee TV in the reality show Sa Re Ga Ma. Mona was also seen on MTV Coke Studio.
About Monali Thakur’s Relationship.
While talking about her relationship status, earlier she was dating Meiyang Chang. Even Meiyang is a popular singer, an actor and a dentist. Both of them met on the sets of Indian Idol 2. Both of them became good friends and soon news came that they are in a relationship as they were spotted together in parties and public places. But Unfortunately, in some time they were separated. After a long time, Meiyang Chang spoke about his relation with Monali Thakur in an interview. He said there was a lack of togetherness in their relation so they were separated. Even today they are good friends and they even go for a party. At present Monali Thakur, the judge of rising star is single.
Now Monali Thakur is judging the TV reality show rising star along with Diljit Dosanjh and Shankar Mahadevan. Diljit is already popular in Punjab, and recently he was seen in the Movie Udta Punjab. Even he is a good singer. This reality show is a different show from all other shows. The Rising Star has live voting and this has happened for the first time.