Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Dhadkane Azad Hain - Shreya Ghoshal

It's been a long that I talked about any song in detail. So, I thought why not start with the most special song! Well, I am talking about the much appreciated "Dhadkane Azad Hain", a recent single produced by Shreya Ghoshal herself. She has gifted us unforgettable albums like Mon Kemoner Station, Humnasheen, Gulzar in conversation with Tagore and now, Dhadkane Azad Hain which happens to be a first ever single by her.

I was super happy when I got to know about this single but I was equally thrilled that the music has been composed by Deepak Pandit who is my personal favorite and a class apart musician(Not to forget, he composed the mesmerizing ghazals of Humnasheen, sung in the mellifluous voice of Shreya Ghoshal). The beautiful lyrics have been given by Manoj Muntashir. (Yes, the team of Naam Likh Kar is back to give us a musical ride again)

Giving a short brief about the song, the song starts with a beautiful shehnai piece, followed by a mesmerizing sargam by Shreya. The location is enchanting as well. Moving ahead,Shreya starts with the song and as the title of the song denotes, the azaadi( freedom, happiness) can be clearly seen on Shreya's face. The rhythm in the form of claps adds more beauty to the song. The first interlude comprises of a great Tabla piece and live strings section, followed by Shreya taking us to another world with her singing in the first antara. The antara is beautifully sung and the transition from "Tum chupakar dekhlo" to "Dhadkane Azad Hain" is what I loved the most. The second interlude has a beautiful violin piece, with Shreya humming in the background. The second antara is equally mesmerizing but what I loved the most is the live string section. The lines "Sheher-e-dil mein aaj bhi hai charaga tumse hi" happens to be my most favorite line in the song.

- Shreya's nuances in the song is enough to mesmerize anyone.
- Deepak Pandit's amazing music direction
- Manoj Muntashir's beautiful lyrics
- The location
- Shreya's appearance

For those, who have still not heard the masterpiece, here you go!

Note: Make sure you do not download the song but buy it for a minimal amout of Rs.15/-. It becomes our duty to encourage singers who are coming with such great non-film music.

ps: The song is available on iTunes, gaana, saavn, etc.

- Nishant

Thursday, June 1, 2017

10 Rare songs of Shreya Ghoshal

Hi SGians!

It's been long that I posted something here. Just thought of posting few songs by Shreya Ghoshal which, I feel, didn't get their due.So, here it goes:-

1. Tu Hi Bata Zindagi(Armaan) - A beautiful song by Shreya, with music by Shankar Ehsaan Loy. It probably had the super high notes. It released in 2003.

2. Ye Dhoop Ek Safar (Dhoop) - All the three songs which Shreya has sung in this movie are such gems. It has music by Lalit Sen.

3. Saansein Ghulne Lagi(Aetbaar) - Another beautiful song by Shreya Ghoshal and Sonu Nigam, with music by Rajesh Roshan (released in 2004)

4. Jaane Kya Asar Tera Hua (Dil Bechara Pyaar Ka Maara) - It happens to be one of the most favorite songs by Shreya Ghoshal, released in 2004. Music by Nikhil - Vinay.

5. Guzar Na Jaaye (Rog) - The combination of MM Kreem and Shreya Ghoshal always deliver great songs and this song falls in the same league.

6. Tu Kahan Kho Gaya (U Bomsi n Me) - Happens to be one of the most melodious songs by Shreya. It will become your favorite instantly.

7.  Saara Yeh Aalam (Shiva) - A beautiful semi classical song by Shreya, with music by Maestro Ilayaraja. It also has a Tamil version "En Nenjil Raagam"

8. Saansein Madhdham Hain (Kasak) - Again, one of my most favorites! It also has a Telugu version "Nuvve Na Swasa", though the Hindi version didn't get its proper due.

9. Zara Sa Ansuna (Yeh Faasley) - Zara Sa Ansuna is one classic song by Shreya, with amazing composition by Deepak Pandit. It also happens to be a favorite of Shreya herself.

10. Piya Bole (Dharm)

Thanks for reading! More posts coming soon!

- Nishant

Tuesday, June 28, 2016


Someone who has a day named after her, someone who has won maximum awards, someone who has sung  in mostly all Indian languages (Nepali and French too), someone who is also a household name in South Music Industry. It’s none other than "THE SONGSTRESS “SHREYA GHOSHAL”.

No offense to any other singer, but many singers must have sung in many languages but Shreya Ghoshal is the only singer to have sung so many songs in all the Indian languages, especially down south and has also won several awards for them (including the prestigious National Award for a Marathi song Jiv Dangala and Kerala State Award and many South Filmfares in her kitty).

Now, keeping awards aside, I brainstorm a lot on how can someone be so perfect? How can someone sing in all the languages such perfect pronunciation? Recently, a Malayalam music director suggested the local singers to listen to the way Shreya pronounces Malayalam before taking on the microphone. It’s one of the biggest complements for the hard work she has been doing since the Day 1 she entered the studio. People talk about hard work but if someone really wants to learn what hard work means in music, learn it from Shreya. She grasps Tamil lyrics in few minutes, which any other artist would take hours to be familiar with. No wonder why she is a first choice of every music director not just in Bollywood, but also down south.

People talk about versatility, tell me who is more versatile than Shreya in today’s generation. From thumris (Chale Aao Saiyyan) to hardcore classical ( Bhor Bhayi) to ghazals (Humnasheen) to item numbers (Chikni Chameli) to jazz (Rehnuma from Blue) to romantic Bollywood numbers, she has done it all!Music industry is the luckiest to have got a gem like Shreya Ghoshal in today’s generation.

Shreya Ghoshal is a trained singer, having expertise in all genres. But in some corner of my heart, I feel  that the music in Bollywood has become so contemporary and Shreya’s capability is not fully utilised today. The voice who took such minute harkats in the ghazals of Humnasheen can make even a simple song, a masterpiece. Just imagine the child participant who sang Suniyo Ji and Kuhu Kuhu Bole Koyaliya with perfection in a reality show, what would be her capability today? But whatever Shreya is singing today becomes a masterpiece and I am glad that music directors aims at offering best tunes to her.

I feel so blessed to be born in the Shreya Ghoshal era. Shreya, believe me, come what may, your fans will always stand by you. We know a perfectionist like you is VERY VERY RARE and I mean it.

Yours truly,

Encyclopaedia Nishant (as you lovingly call me)

Thursday, March 12, 2015

Birthday Special Post - Journey of Shreya Ghoshal (Selected Filmography)

Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Nightingale Shreya Ghoshal. May you keep rising and shining :)

On this day when every fan of Shreya is in a celebratory mood, I decide to write a quick filmography(with minute details of each song) of Shreya. 

Though I will not be able to write complete filmography as she has sung thousands of songs in every language, but I will try to cover her chartbusters from each year (though every song of hers is a chartbuster. Please note that I am including songs only from movies and not non album songs.

I am writing her filmography starting from 2002. I will cover her songs in Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam and Kannada.

The selected filmography is as per the list prepared by me and not Wikipedia.


- 2002 kickstarted with a voice which every music lover, every music director and every producer was eagerly waiting for. The mesmerizing voice made everyone go "Isshhh". Be it Silsila Ye Chahat Ka, Morey Piya, Bairi Piya or Dola Re Dola, every song had its own charm and people were going gaga over the new and spell bounding voice.

Along with Devdas, her two songs from the movie "Zamanat" were also released.

She also got a break in Tamil music industry by Karthik Raja in the movie "Album". Later in 2002, her first Tamil song with Ilayaraja titled "Gundu Malli" also released.

The composers in Telugu Industry like Mani Sharma, Deva, etc also became her fans. Shreya recorded two songs for Mani Sharma for the movie "Okkaddu". The super combination of Shreya - Ilayaraja also came up with their first Telugu song "Sari Sari" from the movie "


- 2003 came up with a lot of melodious songs of Shreya. Her first collaboration with Shankar - Ehsaan - Loy in the movie "Armaan". The song was "Tu Hi Bata Zindagi" and it had super high notes which was a "baaye haath ka khel" for Shreya even at that young age. Anu Malik was in awe of her voice and he came up with a lot of songs with SG in 2003, starting from Inteha, Munnabhai MBBS, Saaya (my personal favorite), LOC Kargil. Sajid - Wajid also collaborated with her in the movie "Kuch Kaha Aapne". 

What makes 2003 most special is the release of Jadoo Hai Nasha Hai and Chalo Tumko Lekar. These songs are there to entertain you forever. The amazing music of MM Kreem and scinitillating voice of Shreya induced the oomph factor in these songs and made everyone go gaga over it.

Shreya made her debut in Kannada music Industry the songs "Krishna Nee Begane" and "Rome Rome" from the movie "Paris Pranaya", with music by Prayog.

Six melodious Tamil songs of Shreya were recorded in 2003 with music directors like Karthik Raja (Oduthey Oduthey) , Ilaiyaraja (Enakku Piditha Padal and Ithayamee and Elangathu Veesuthey) and Vidyasagar (Ye Pennae) and her first song with AR Rahman (Askava from the movie Enakku 20 Unakku 18).

23+ Telugu songs of SG were released in 2003 with music directors like Koti, MM Keeravani, Chakri, Mani Sharma, etc.


- 2004 marks Shreya's first collaboration with Pritam in the movie Dhoom. The song was Shikdum, duet with Shaan. Songs like Wada Raha, Teri Baahon Mein Hum, Dil Dooba from the movie "Khakee" were also released and became instant hits. 

Shreya - Anu combo was back in 2004 with Main Hoon Na, while her first song composed by Himesh Reshammiya titled "Dil To Udne Laga" was also making waves all over. Another chartbuster of her career in 2004 was "Tumsa Nahi Dekha" where she sang six melodious songs composed by Nadeem - Shravan and not to forget, Soona Soona from Krishna Cottage!! 2004 also marks first collaboration of Shreya and Vishal - Shekhar with the song "Ek Dil Ne" from the movie "Musafir".

Other melodious songs like Tere Har Sapne Mein, Mausam Ki Izazat Hai, Woh Ho Tum, Betaab Dil Hai, Agar Dil Kahe, Guzar Na Jaaye, etc made 2004 special.

In Kannda, she recorded most of the songs for the composer "Gurukiran in 2004. The songs like Usiraguve, Munjaneya, Aha Entha were released.

In Tamil, the evergreen "Ninaithu Ninaithu" released, which also happens to be her first song composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja. Other Tamil songs like the very famous Onna Vida, composed by Ilayaraja released. Few other songs like Pattukulle Number, Engae Aval (Tamil version of Guzar Na Jaye) were released in 2004.


- Shreya's voice blessed 2005 with the ever melodious "Agar Tum Mil Jao" and "Jaan e Jaan" from the movie "Zeher", the national award winner "Dheere Jalna", Minnat Kare, Kangana Re, the sensuous "Saansein Madhdham Hain (Hindi version of Telugu song "Nuvve Naa Swasa".

The super melodious Piyu Bole also released in 2005 which was the first official release of Shreya - Shantanu combo (though she had recorded for Yahaan before). How can I forget the beautiful songs of Yahaan, the second official release of Shreya - Shantanu. Naam Ada Likhna became instant an instant hit. 

Songs like Jal Raha Hai Badan, Tum Paas Ho, Bolo To, Tu Kahan Kho Gaya, Mele Chaliyan, Urzu Durukut, Kasto Maza, Hui Main Parineeta, Dheere Dheere, Ek Deewani Ladki Ne, Jaan Hai, Mehbooba, God Promise Dil Dola, etc were released in 2005.

In Kannada, songs like Manasella Neene, Nann Sona Sona, Bacchiko Ninnale, etc were released.

In Tamil, lots of songs with Ilayaraja released (Antha Naal, Khajuraho, Konjum Thira, Kaatril Varum Geethamey, Poo Poothatu). Her second Tamil song with AR Rahman titled "Thazhuvudu" also released in 2005.

Tamil songs like Dhavanipotta Deepavali, Sami Kitta, Pani Thulu (all composed by Yuvan Shankar Raja) became huge hits.


- 2006 revealed some great melodious songs by Shreya - Aa Paas Aa, Ek Pal Ke Liye, Poorab Se, the immortal Leja Leja Re, the beautiful songs from the movie Aryan (Rab Ne Mere, Jaaneman, It's a beautiful day), Keh Raha Hai, the mellifluous " Tu Hai Bhatakta Jugnu Koi", songs from Krrish, "Tere Bin" from Bhagam Bhaag, "Pal Pal" from Lage Raho Munnabhai, "So Jaoon Main", the melodious songs from Vivah, the semi classical "Saara Ye Aalam" from the movie Shiva, O Sanam and Phirta Rahoon from The Killer, the romantic "Bolo Na Tum Zara", the folkish "Imaan Ka Asar, etc. 

In Tamil, the love anthem Munbe Vaa released. Shreya also got Filmfare (South) for Munbe Vaa..Other songs like Majaa Majaa, Uruguthey, En Nenjin Raagam, Iyayyo Iyayyo, Solla Varthaigal Illai, Aadhivaase Naane, etc were released.

In Kannada, the most famous "Araluthiru" from the movie "Mungaru Male" got released. Other melodious songs like Ivanu Geleyanella, Bhagyada Balegaara, Yaarivanu, etc were also released in 2006.

In Telugu, her first song with Harris Jayaraj released, titled "Sogasuchooda Tarama" and songs like Tappulu Tappulu, Nuvvele Nuvvele, Padahare, Kotha Peeli Kothuru, Vastava Naato, etc released


- 2007 started with Shreya's second Hindi song with AR Rahman, titled "Barso Re", followed by Tera Mera Milna from Aap Ka Suroor, Meri Ibtada, Kaash Ek Din, etc. Not to forget, Saansein Siskiyan from the movie "Provoked", which had music by AR Rahman

The highlight of 2007 was Saawariya and Om Shanti Om and Shreya had songs in both the movies.

One of my favorites are her songs from "Mohabattan Sachiyan", though they are Punjabi songs from a Pakistani movie, but I can't help but write about them.

We got Ye Ishq Hai, Tara Rum Pum, Cheeni Kum, Jaane Do Na, Ishq Hua, Is Pal, Mere Dholna, Chale Aao Saiyyan, Thirak Thirak, Sakhi Piya, the semi classical "Piya Bole" from the movie "Dharm", Hum To Aise Hain Bhaiya, romantic "Piya" from the movie "Big Brother"

As far as Tamil songs are concerned, 2007 kickstarted with Nannare (Tamil version of Barso Re), followed by Uyir Vazhvathey (composed by Abhishek Ray), Yaarum Thodatha Ondrai (composed by Ilayaraja), Kuyil Padum, Nenjathilae, Mudhal Mudhalaga, etc

What made 2007 more special was her Malayalam debut. She came up with an amazing song "Vidaparayukayano" from the movie "Big B". It made all the Malayalam composers to yearn to record songs with her.

In Kannada, songs like Chigurodeda, Kandukonde, Yeno Entharam, En Chanda, Ninna Ee Preethige, Chandamama Baaro, etc were released. Her first Kannada song with AR Rahman, titled "Thuru Thunthuru" also released in 2007.

Telugu had releases like Pratidinam Nee Darsanam, Ninu Vethiki, Kuyilalo (composed by Ilayaraja), telugu version of Tara Rum Pum, Prathi Kshanam, Cheppana, etc.


- 2008 started with the mesmerizing "U Me Aur Hum", solo by Shreya and composed by Vishal Bhardwaj, followed by Aahista Aashista from "Bachna Ae Haseeno", Aaja Milke, Main Chali, Aaj Main Boond Hoon, the peppy Lattoo, the mesmerizing Kaise Mujhe, the devotional "Raat Suhaani Mast Chandni", Ek Haseena Thi, songs from "Ek Vivah Aisa Bhi", the chartbuster Teri Ore, Tera Woh Pyaar from "Ru Ba Ru", etc.

In Tamil, Poovinai, Kadhal Oru Kaatru, Thaiyare Thaiyya, the amazing Avaram Poovukum, etc songs were released.

In Kannada, songs like "Ninna Nodalentho" (she won Filmfare South for this song), Chinna Hele Hegurive, Matinalli Heluballenu, Jothe Jotheyalli, Nenedu (Kannada version of Ninaithu Nianithu), Hai Bhoomi, Balle Balle etc were released.

In Telugu, songs with Ilayaraja like Male Poovullo and Chandamama Rave, followed by Veerudena, Merepula (Telugu song with Vishal - Shekhar), Ninu Kori, etc were released.


- 2009 had songs like Tere Naina from Chandni Chowk To China, Kyun (Kambakkht Ishq), the semi classical Bhor Bhayo and Dolna from Morning Walk, followed by Bin Tere Mar Jawan, Aasmaan Jhuk Gaya, Kaise Jiyungi Bin Tere, Dil Leke, Bhai Re, the mellifluous sons from "The Great Indian Butterfly", Aaj Dil Gustakh Hai, Rehnuma, Ishq Hi Hai Rab, Zoobi Doobi, the songs from Radio, etc.

In Tamil, Oru Vetkam Varudhe, Un Perai Sollum (composed by GV Prakash), the super mesmerizing Mannipaaya, Aaromale (though its Tamil but it was added in Vinnaithandi Varuvaaya), Kannil Parvai, Thendralum Maruthu, the haunting Kandaen Kanmaniyae, Rayilin Padayil, Oru Killi, Devadhai Desathil, etc were relesed

In Telugu, Vaade Vaade, her first Telugu songs with Shankar Ehsaan Loy (Antha Sithanga and Aanandama), Enthaga, Inthaku Nuvvevaru, Mogindhi Jeganta, etc were released.

In Kannada, Nenedu Nenedu Nodu (Kannada version of Tamil song Ninaithu Ninaithu), Nee Sokalu, Ondu Ninna, Gelathi Neenu, O Chandamama, Balegaara, Nannanne Noduvanu, Aa Shrungara, Hoovina Badadante, Yaavudo etc were released.

In Malayalam, songs from Banaras were huge chartbusters (Chanthu Thotille and Madhuram Gayathi), Vennilave and Anuraga Vilochananayi (it was a rage all over)


- 2010 started with Pal Mein Hi, the divine Noor-e-Khuda, followed by Chori Kiya Re Jiya, Tere Mast Mast Do Nain, Bahara, Aadha Ishq, Sandesa Sandesa, the ghazal Baarhaan Dil, Tere Liye, Khuda Mere Khuda, Salaam Aaya, Aankhon Mein Neendein, Hamesha & Forever, Dabi Dabi Khwahishein, Cry Cry, the romantic O Bekhabar, Pyaar Itna Na kar, Ramji 24*7, etc.

In Tamil, songs like Kannanai Thedi Vanda, Kalvare from Raavanan, Sol Pechu (duet with KS Chitra), Yaaradi, Neeyum Naanum, Kadhal Annakkul, etc were released.

In Telugu, Eyi Raja, Dochey, Neelo Valapu (Telugu version of Kadhal Anakkul), Ishq Hai Ye, Vintunnava (Telugu version of Mannipaaya), Bahusha Vo Chanchala were released.

In Kannada, Ninnaya Nalumeya, Saniavu Illavu (Endendu), Amma Naanu, Hudugaru Beku, the immortal songs of Sanju Weds Geetha (Omme Baaro, title track and Gaganave Baagi), Ee Preethi Bandakshana, Thangaliyalli, Mella Mella Ee Preethi, Kanna Sanneyali, Inthi Nanni Preethiya, etc were released.

In Malayalam, Manju Mazha(became a huge chartbuster), Arikilumilla Nee (Ennnennum), Pattinde Palkadavil, the amazing songs from Anwar (Kizhakku Pookum and Kanninima Neele), Vidhuramee etc were released.


- 2011 started with the romantic "Teri Meri" which was a duet with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan, followed by the amazing "Saathiya" from Singham, the peppy Ooh Lala, the enchanting "Zara Sa Ansuna", Sau Baar Kahe Ye Dil, Sheet Lehar, the beautiful Manwa from the movie Kashmakash, Kitne Din Beetey, the cute "Sarphira Sa Dil", the evergreen "Abhi Na Jao" from the movie "Mausam", the folkish "Lagan Lagi", with music by Amit Trivedi, Shreya's second Hindi song with Harris Jayaraj  (first was Chori Hai from Aparichit) titled "Main Chali", Raat Mujhe, Shreya's first song with Raghav Sachar titled "Gumsum", Rab Rakha, Aapka Aa Jaane Se, etc.

In Tamil, 2011 started with 5 songs of Shreya composed by Ilayaraja, 4 being from the movie "Ponnar Shankar" (BavaniVarigura, Malar Villilae, Kannai Padithaen, Thedi Vantha) and Poovakkellu, followed by Munpani, Thiranden, etc

In Telugu, 2011 started with first Telugu song of Shreya with Salim - Sulaiman, titled "Premalekha", followed by 6 songs in "Sri Rama Rajyam", which had music by Ilayaraja. Other Telugu songs of Shreya like Hey Naayak, Subhalekha Rasukunna, Dhinaku Dhin released later in 2011.

In Kannada, songs like Kaaya Vaacha, Usiro Bido, Tara Tara, Nee Mohisu (my favorite), Midiva Ninna, Maayavi, O Parijatha, Karedaaga, the masterpieee Tanmayaladenu, etc were released.

In Malayalam, 2011 started with the amazing Paatil e Paatil, Mazhathulli, followed by Kannoram Chingaram, Madhumasa Mounaragam, Chembarathi (all composed by M.Jayachandran), Aavani Thumbi (first Malayalam song with Ilayaraja), Aarezhuthi Aavo, Kaanamullal, Kannodu Kannoram, etc.


- 2012 started with Dil Ye Kyun Hai and Nagma Koi (both composed by Pritam), followed by Ishq Hothon Se, Dagabaaz Re, Mashallah, four songs in Rowdy Rathore (Chammak Challo, Tera Ishq, Chandaniya and Dhadang Dhang).

Other songs released in 2012 include the breezy Saans, sung by Shreya and Mohit, having music by AR Rahman. Its reprise version was even more enchanting. We got the cute Itti Si Hasi, the energetic Chikni Chameli, three songs in Raaz 3, Chalao Na Naino Se, Jhalla Walla, Broken Promises (Aromale), Darmiyan, Raabta, Kaun Kenda, Tere Bina, Pyaar Karna Na Tha, the devotional "Suno Suno Saaware Ki", Naina Re from Dangerous Ishq, Abhi Abhi from Jism2, Khwahishein friom Heroine, etc.

In Tamil, songs like Un Kankal, Nani Koni, Para Para, Rekkai Mulaithaen, Para Para, Sahayane, Chinna Kanniley, etc released.

In Telugu, Subhalekha Rasukunna, Sai Andre Naanu, Chitti Chitti Adugaa (Telugu version of Chinna Kanniley) and Nuvvele Nuvvele released.

In Kannada, songs like Hey Hoove, Hey Manase, Baadigege, Aalochane, Hoovina Santhenge, Gamanava, Neeli Neeli, etc released.
2012 had great Malayalam songs like Shalabhamayee and its reprise version titled Aardhramee, followed by the addictive Nilave Nilave, Kurumuzhiyude, Thoovelli Kasavull (she has sung outstanding alaaps in this song), Punjabi Prayer (Ik Onkar), Cham Cham, etc.


- 2013 had lot of beautiful songs by Shreya like Mehak Bhi (music by Amit Trivedi), Radha, Ranjha Jogi, Baadalon Ki Hai Saazish, the remake of Naino Mein Sapna and Taki O Taki, the mesmerizing Sun Raha Hai from Aashiqui 2, Banarasiya (notice the way she has sung difficult murkis with ease), the romantic Tu Hai from Besharam, 90s flavor song "Dil Ka Jo Haal", O Rangrezz having sufi touch, Pritam Dil (Pazhassi Raja with music by Ilayaraja), Khushamadeed, romantic songs from Ramaiyya Vastyavaiyya, the mesmerizing Kabhi Jo Badal Barse, two masterpieces in Ramleela (Dhoop and Nagada Sang Dhol, Samne Hai Sawera, etc)

 Tamil songs like Ammadi Ammadi, became an instant hit (music by D.Imman), followed by Yennada Yennada, En Chella Kutti, Vellicha Poove, Oru Thuli Vishamai, etc were released in 2013.

Telugu songs like Neenupudaina, Allah Allah, Pavunai Oka Pavunai, Shakila Scentu, etc were released in 2013.

Kannada songs like I Wanna Sing A Songu, Manadha Havamana, Ale Ale, O Premada Poojari, Manasagideyo, Modala Maleyanthe,  etc were released.

Malayalam songs of 2013 include Pattukondoru(music by M.Jayachandran), Manjil Mungipoggum, Oru Kaaryam, Eriveyil, Paava Njaan, etc.


- 2014 started with mellifluous Tere Naina (composed by Sajid - Wajid), followed by Drama Queen, Rumaani Sa, Tera Reham,  Sawalon and Tequila (with music by Ankit Tiwari), the mesmerizing Shamein (duet with Rahat Fateh Ali Khan), Aa Raat Bhar, the most amazing "Tu" from Bobby Jasoos.This song will always be in my playlist. Other songs like Samjhavan, Mannat, Kya Bataun, Hangover, the masterpiece "Albeliya", More Saiyyan, Zindagi Satayegi, Manwa Laage, Chaar Kadam, Nanga Punga, etc released in 2014.

2014 had Tamil songs like Kandangi Kandangi, Megathilae, Sundari Pennae, Piddikudhae, Aanazhugu (remember the hiccups?), En Kadhale, Ival Dhana, Koodha Kaathu etc.

Kannada songs like Birugaali, Punaha Punaha, Kannale, Upavasa, the 5 amazing songs from Abhinetri (Naviradha Nalume, Naa Nimma Rambhe, Thamnam Thamnam, Abhinetri Horateya and Daiva Baredha Katheyali), etc released in 2014.

Some Telugu songs like Nee Jathaga, Bhoochade, Chinni Chinni Aasalu, songs from Galipattam, Pyaar Mein Padipoyane, Hai Haigaa, etc. were releasded.

Few Malayalam songs released in 2014 are Vijanathayil, Kolussi Thenni Thenni (the most expensive Malayalam song so far), Wahida, Earan Kaatin, etc.


- I have to mention that 2015 started with the great news of Shreya getting married on February 5th!!

2015 started with "Tu Chale"(Hindi version of Tamil song Pookale Sattru, with music by AR Rahman), followed by Bulbul (music by Nitz N Sony)

Though I am not including non film songs in this article, but I am mentioning "Moovanthi Chaayum" (Ye Love Unplugged) which has released today on Shreya's birthday.

Tamil songs like Unnale, Pookale Sattru, Appappa, Kangalilae, etc have released in 2015 so far.

I am including "Athiyaithu" in Kannada songs because the movie released in 2015.

In Telugu, the telugu version of Pookale/Tu Chale has released.

We still have 9 and a half months to go and I can assure that Shreya is going to bless us with some great music this year as well :)

Once again, Many Many happy Returns of the DAY Shreya di :)

Hope you like my effort.

ps: It took me 11hours to write this article. I am writing this since yesterday (ofcourse I took long breaks in between). I had to think a lot and write. If I have done any mistake in hurry, please forgive as it was not at all easy to write all this in one day.


SG's Encyclopaedia :) :D

Sunday, January 4, 2015


The voice that has been blessing our mind and soul for more than a decade now, the person so grounded and down to earth even after achieving success which no one singer of this generation has achieved. Yes, I am talking of none other than THE SHREYA GHOSHAL!!

It won’t be an understatement if I say that she has become an icon for millions all over the world. Considering the number of awards she has got so far, I won’t be surprised to know if she has a separate room to keep them.

As you all know, she was introduced by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in Devdas in 2002. The spell bounding factor in the voice of Paro was enough to make the music directors believe that “Yes, she is a rare gem and a talent par excellence the music industry has been blessed with”

Followed by hits after hits, she became one of the busiest singers of the industry. The whole industry was blessed to have a singer like Shreya Ghoshal who is perfectly classically trained and very versatile at the same time. Many critics thought that she was suited only for romantic and classical songs but her songs like Ye Ishq Hai, Barso Re, Chikni Chameli, Ooh La La, Balma and many more were enough to convert those critics into firm believers in her talent.

From classical numbers (Bhor Bhaye, Aami Je Tomar) to thumris (Chale Aao Saiyyan) to ghazals (Humnasheen) to item numbers (Chikni Chameli, Balma) and ofcourse romantic numbers, she has sung it all and proved her to be the QUEEN OF VERSATILITY as well.

What is even more inspiring that she has not only been singing in Bollywood, but she is also the reigning queen of singing in regional cinemas as well (Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bangla, Punjabi, Marathi, etc.). Her regional songs, especially songs down south have been huge chartbusters since her first Tamil song “Chellame Chellam” from the movie “Album”. From Ilaiyaraja (Tamil) to Mani Sharma (Telugu) to Mano Murthy (Kannada) to M.Jayachandran (Malayalam) to Bangla (Jeet Ganguly), she has been a favorite of all the music directors. (Please note I have mentioned only a few composers. Nearly all the composers down south have applauded her). And ofcourse, her diction is even better than the local singers down south (personal statement by my friends belonging to South India)

What has been more captivating is that she has been consistent in terms of her down to earth nature. In fact, I feel she is becoming even more humble by each passing day and that’s what (apart from singing has attracted the audience towards her. No wonder she has got highest number of likes on her official Facebook page, leaving behind all the actors and actresses of Bollywood.

She has surpassed all the qualities of being a perfect singer. I believe she is perfection herself. She has accepted every challenge as a singer and won the hearts of music lovers again and again. No wonder why she is an inspiration for every other participant in singing reality shows and youngsters aspiring to become singers.

Recently Shantanu Moitra tweeted that what comes in his mind before recording with Shreya is “How can I challenge her”. I think this statement says it all.  


-       Obviously, her voice
-       Her innocence
-       The way she interacts with her fans
-       Some words from SG Dictionary ;)
-       Her giggles in some of her songs
-       The way she talks
-       Her down to earth nature…


I can write this article on and on but I’ll have to stop somewhere.

I would like to tell Shreya di (as we lovingly call her) that you are our star, our inspiration. Our day starts and ends with your songs. Please stay the same always. We fans love you more than anything else.You have become a major part of our lives.

Your Encyclopedia
- Nishant

Saturday, February 15, 2014

Humnasheen - Shreya Ghoshal's Ghazal album

I am delighted to write about the first ever ghazal album of our Nightingale Shreya Ghoshal

The songs are available on iTunes

Please buy original


Thursday, December 5, 2013

Twitter and Facebook Fanclubs!

Hello friends!

Writing a post after long

As you know that I don't update the blog these days. The reason being, less traffic here when compared to Facebook and Twitter

The fanclub which I have created for Shreya has already crossed 1,27,000 lac + members!!

There's a fanclub run by me on Twitter as well..

Shreya is herself there on Twitter.So, its an easy way to communicate with her through the fanclub!

Facebook Fanclub  : https://www.facebook.com/pages/Shreya-Ghoshal-The-Queen-of-Music/

Twitter Fanclub: https://www.twitter.com/ultimateshreya

My profile on Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/nshiuy


Thursday, May 16, 2013

Rare Hindi songs of Shreya! :) -

Hi guys! I have finally prepared the list of rare hindi songs of Shreya! :)

I have uploaded the list on Mediafire ..Get it  here


Nishant :)

Sunday, May 5, 2013

Shreya Ghoshal live in Sharjah on May 17th!

Shreya Ghoshal is performing live in Sharjah on May 17th!!

You can buy the tickets from Choithrams and Vox outlets!!

Here is the promo!!

Monday, March 18, 2013

Sunrise Radio Interview with Shreya Ghoshal!!

Here is an recent interview with Shreya...She sings various hits like Saans, Ye Ishq Hai, Mere Dholna, etc.

Don't miss this lovely interview!