Singer Monali Thakur Biography, Personal Life, Marriage, Husband, Wiki
Monali Thakur has become a known face in the singing fraternity. She is a simple, sweet and pretty Bong girl, who is not just a talented singer, but also an actress with substance. With a sensuous voice and pretty face, she stole millions of hearts nationwide. The ‘Zara Zara Touch Me’ fame singer has proved her mettle in singing by working with top notch singers like Arijit Singh, Sonu Nigam, Kunal Ganjawala and many others. Considering her rising fame and success, people have been searching for her all over the internet. To not disappoint you further we have come with Biography of Monali Thakur, which will give you an insight into her life and details related to both her professional and personal associations.
Monali Thakur Date of Birth
Monali Thakur was born on 3rd November 1985. Our Bong damsel comes from a musical Bengali family. Monali Thakur birthday has always been a special occasion for her. She makes it a point to celebrate it with her close friends and family. Monali started her singing career when she was just in school. When Monali Thakur Age was 14 years, she won her first award at Anandalok Awards for the Bengali serial Sri Ramakrishna.
Monali Thakur Family Background
Monali comes from a family of singers. Monali Thakur Father, Shakti Thakur is a renowned Bengali singer. She clearly says that her father is her biggest inspiration and she worships him. Monali Thakur Mother is a homemaker and Monali Thakur sister, Mehuli Thakur Goswami is also a renowned Bengali playback singer. In her family, she is closest to her sister and shares all the girly gossips with her.
Monali Thakur Educational and other Qualifications
Monali was never a studious child in school. She completed her schooling from a private school in Kolkata. She was clear in her head about being a singer, but still she went on to complete further education. She completed her graduation in English Honors from St. Xavier’s College in Kolkata. Moreover, Monali is a trained classical singer. She completed her training in Hindustani Classical Music under Pandit Jagdish Prasad and Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty. She is also a trained Salsa, Hip-Hop and Bharatanatyam dancer. Read Monali Thakur Wiki further to know about her personal life, relationships and more.
Monali Thakur Personal Life
Every day of her life since the age of 14, Monali dreamt of being a successful playback singer. She even took part in several competitions in school and college. Monali Thakur height is 5 feet 4 inches and Monali Thakur weight is 68 kgs. She is a svelte with body measurements of 36-26-36. With an hourglass figure, she has kept that fans luring for her. Monali Thakur eye color is brown and hair color is also brown. A typical Scorpion Monali has a very strong will power and doesn’t like to hear a NO from anyone. Monali Thakur hobbies are singing, dancing, travelling and even reading fan mails. To know more about Monali Thakur keep reading Monali Thakur biodata.
Monali Thakur Career
Monali Thakur started her professional singing career when she auditioned for Sony TVs Indian Idol 2 in 2005. She was widely appreciated by the judges Anu Malik, Sonu Nigam and Farah Khan. She didn’t win the competition and stood at the ninth spot in the show. However, with Indian Idol she rose to fame and became a household name. Anu Malik even gave her the first break as a singer in with the Bollywood movie Jaan-e-Man. Monali’s entry into singing industry was not a cake walk. She had her share of struggle. But Monali’s sensuous hit, ‘Zara zara Touch Me’ and ‘Khwab Dekhe’ (Sexy Lady) for the Bollywood thriller, ‘Race’ gave her immense popularity. Bipasha Basu, Saif Ali Khan, Anil Kapoor, and Katrina Kaif were in main lead in this movie. Some of Monali Thakur songs are ‘Raghupati Raghav’ for ‘Krrish’ with Priyanka Chopra, Hrithik Roshan in lead, ‘Sawaar loon’ for ‘Lootera’, ‘Laila’ for Poonam Pandey’s ‘Nasha’, ‘Darbadar’ for ‘I, Me aur Main’, ‘Yaro Yaro’ for a Tamil movie, ‘Peepni’ for ‘Jo Hum Chahein’, ‘Aga Bai’ for ‘Aiyyaa’, ‘Tu Mohabbat Hai’ for ‘Tere Naal Love Hogya’. She sang the melodious ‘Tik Tuk’ for comedy flick ‘Rascals’. She even sang ‘Jingle Jingle’ for Shahid Kapoor ‘Badmash Company’ which had Monali Thakur boyfriend Meiyang Chang as one of the lead. She even sang the title tracks for Ranbir Kapoor’s ‘Anjana Anjaani’ and ‘Inkaar’. These were some of the hit songs sung by Monali Thakur.
There is nothing stopping this talented singer. Not many know that apart from being a beautiful singer she’s also an incredible actress. Monali Thakur started her acting career when she was just a kid. She acted in a Bengali television show ‘Aalokito ek Indu’ in which she played the lead role of Indubala. Post that Monali did a couple of telefilms including Sudeshna Roy’s ‘Phagune Agun’ as Ruman. After television, she also tried her hand in both Bengali and Hindi films. Some of Monali Thakur movies are Raja Sen’s Bengali flick ‘Krishnakanter Will’, Nagesh Kukunoor’s ‘Lakshmi’ where she plays the role of a 15 year old teenager who gets trapped in prostitution and child trafficking scandal and Abbas Tyrewala’s multi-starrer ‘Mango’ where she plays a girl who cons 3 men. The movie is scheduled to release in 2015. She also played a cameo role in Amir Khan Starrer ‘PK’.
Monali Thakur Awards
Monali has been nominated for of her songs but she won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for her song Sawaar Loon for the movie Lootera with Sonkashi Sinha in Lead. She even won the Best Actress award for Lakshmi at the South Asian Festival that took place in Washington DC.
Sare Ga Ma Pa Judges 2014
Even when Monali was too young she judged a Bengali music reality show. Later on she even captained the girl’s team in Zee Tv’s reality show Sa Re Ga Ma. She’s seen honoring the judges’ panel of Sa Re Ga Ma Li’l Champs 2014 alongside Alka Yagnik and Shaan. She was also seen in Coke Studio on MTV.
Monali Thakur Love Affairs
With regards to her growing popularity there have been numerous rumors about Monali Thakur and Meiyang Chang. Buzz is that Monali Thakur boyfriend name is Meiyang Chang. Meiyang too is a popular singer, actor and a dentist by profession. There were rumors that Monali Thakur secretly got married and Monali Thakur husband is Meiyang Chang. However, both Monali and Meiyang have denied such rumors. She clearly states that she is single and for Monali Thakur marriage will happen when it has to. Till then stay tuned with us for latest updates about Monali Thakur and also about other people. For now, go one reading next biography of Bollywood Movie Director Imtiaz Ali.