Monali Thakur is an Indian Singer and Actress born on 3 November, 1985 in West Bengal. She belongs to a musical family. Her father Shakti Thakur and sister Mehuli Thakur are also the singers in Bengali music industry. Monali Thakur is a trained singer and dancer. She has learned Hindustani Classical Music from Pandit Jagdish Prasad and Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty. Apart from being a trained singer she is also a trained Hip-Hop, Bharatanatyam and salsa dancer. She received her first award at the age of 14 as playback singer for the serial called “Sri RamKrishna”. She participated in a poplular singing reality show Indion Idol and stood 9 in the show. She had to struggle alot in Bollywood before getting her first break in the movie “Race” in the year 2008 and since then there is no looking back for the pretty and talented singer and actress. She has sung many songs till now.
- 10. Khwab Dekhe- Race (2008):
- 9. Zara Zara Touch Me- Race (2008):
- 8. Khudaya Khair- Billu (2009):
- 7. Anjaana Anjaani- (2010):
- 6. Aga Bai- Aiyyaa (2012):
- 5. Darbadar- I Me Aur Main (2013):
- 4. Raghupati Raghav- Krrish 3 (2013):
- 3. Sawaar Loon- Lootera (2014):
- 2. Dhol Baaje- Ek Paheli Leela (2015):
- 1. Moh Moh Ke Dhaage- Dum laga ke Haisha (2016):
- Badrinath Ki dulhaniya (2017):
Let’s have a look at some of her popular songs:
10. Khwab Dekhe- Race (2008):
This was the first ever song sung by Monali Thakur in Bollywood. The song was catchy and groovy. She sang it so beautifully that the film’s directors were impressed with her and gave her second song in the same movie. She got many nominations in various award shows.
9. Zara Zara Touch Me- Race (2008):
This song is from the same movie but gave her instant recognition in the music industry and increased her fan following. The song was an instant hit with the masses and remained the fourth-most-played song of 2008 for almost half of the year. This song got her the first award nomination for best female playback singer in IIFA awards.
8. Khudaya Khair- Billu (2009):
A romantic song with a perfect background score raised the standard of the movie. It became cult classic song for the masses. The song was very popular in the wedding circuit. In the year 2009, no marriage function was complete without this song. Still this song is played in many functions especially marriages and engagement functions.
7. Anjaana Anjaani- (2010):
The title song picturised on Priyanka Chopra and Ranbeer Kapoor was a popular party no. The song expressed the theme of the movie where two strangers met and unknowingly fell in love. This song is still plays in the clubs.
6. Aga Bai- Aiyyaa (2012):
A fun and peppy song from the movie Aiyyaa reflected the fun side of the singer. Her voice complemented Rani Mukerjee very well. The film didn’t do well at the box-office and bombed. But the song became popular because of the fun element put in by Monali Thakur in the song.
5. Darbadar- I Me Aur Main (2013):
The soulful and heart touching song was perfect for the climax of the movie. It represented the pain and confusion of life faced by people. Darbadar has a very touching feel and instantly connects with the audience. It remains as one of the most soulful and relaxing song of Monali Thakur.
4. Raghupati Raghav- Krrish 3 (2013):
A fun and party song filmed on very famous Priyanka Chopra in the movie was loved by one and all especially kids as the Krrish franchise is most popular among the younger generation. The song contains groovy music and allows people to dance and have fun on it.
3. Sawaar Loon- Lootera (2014):
The movie was based in the back drops of 1950’s. The song was written by Amitabh Bhattacharya and sung by Monali Thakur. The songs and music of this movie receive many positive reviews from the public as well as critics. This song has won many awards for Monali Thakur at all the major Award shows including the Filamfare Award for the best female playback singer.
2. Dhol Baaje- Ek Paheli Leela (2015):
A new version of the song Dol Baaje from the movie Devdaas was sung in this movie by Monali Thakur. It was filmed on Sunny Leone which gave this song a huge fan following. The song is famous among the fans of Sunny Leone and played at many functions.
1. Moh Moh Ke Dhaage- Dum laga ke Haisha (2016):
This song is the best song sung by her ever. The song was so romantic, soothing, calming and refreshing that every individual loved it whether old or young. The song became such a huge hit. Monali Thakur won her first National Award for this song and many more awards including the filmfare award. Moh Moh Ke Daage has been one of the best songs written and sung in the Indian Music industry in the recent years. The song won rave reviews for the lead singers as well as for the movie as a whole.
Latest Songs of Monali Thakur in 2017 and events
Badrinath Ki dulhaniya (2017):
The title track of the movie is sung by Monali Thakur and Neha Kakkar. The movie has become one of the highest grossing films of 2017 till March. The title track has garnered huge popularity. It is in the list of top chartbusting songs of 2017.
The famous singer and actress can be seen as one of the Judges or expert on the TV show called “Rising Star”. She will also be seen in the Upcoming multistarrer movie “Mango” to be directed by Abbas Tyrewala’s.
Monali Thakur keeps travelling for the live performances to many states and foreign countries. She has performed mostly in every state of India.
There are no recent updates on her upcoming events and songs. We will update you guys whenever there will be any event, live performance or songs of your favorite singer.
The above article mentioned few of her famous and hit songs. There is so much that she has achieved at such a young age. Above mentioned songs were only few of her fabulous work. There is so much more to the beautiful and talented singer. Monali Thakur not only sings but has also acted in several movies. She played the Lead role in the movie “Lakshmi” directed by Nagesh kukunoor. She has also acted in a short movie Titled “Jangle Bells” in the year 2015. Monali Thakur has also acted in Bengali movies and appeared as the judge on several Bengali and Hindi TV shows. Monali Thakur is a multitalented artist who not only sings beautifully but also acts very well. Above article represented how talented and gifted she is. She is a gift for the Indian Music Industry.