Shalmali Kholgade

World Music Singer

Shalmali Kholgade was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India on January 31st, 1988 and is the World Music Singer. At the age of 36, Shalmali Kholgade biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
January 31, 1988
Place of Birth
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
36 years old
Zodiac Sign
Singer, Songwriter
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Shalmali Kholgade Life

Shalmali Kholgade, an Indian playback singer, appears mostly in Hindi language films.

She has also sung in other Indian languages, including Marathi, Bengali, Telugu, and Tamil.

She has received one Filmfare Award from two nominations in her career, as well as praise for her singing style.

Personal life

Farhan Shaikh, a mixing and mastering engineer, was married on November 22nd, 2021.


Shalmali Kholgade Career

Music career

Shalmali began performing at the age of 16 and has received her tutelage in music from the age of eight years under her mother, Uma Kholgade, an Indian classical singer and theatre actress. She continued her music study under Shubhada Paradkar and was accepted by the Los Angeles College of Music for their April semester but was unable to attend due to her recording commitments. Shalmali paid tribute to one of her favorite performers; Amy Winehouse paid a two-hour tribute to her friend and loved singers last year at Blue Frog, Mumbai, which was hugely attended. She has appeared on Mikey McCleary's hit song 'The Bartender', where she has performed stunning interpretations of vintage Bollywood songs reimagining it with a touch of sensuous, old school jazz, and is included on their second album, 'B Seventy'. Shalmali has performed as a soloist with a Latvian troupe in a Cabaret named Bombaloo, touring Moscow, Yerevan, and Armenia, furthering her versatility as a performer. She has been singing professionally in Mumbai for many years, and has appeared as a backing vocalist for Ali Zafar's albums.

Shalmali made her debut as a lead vocalist in Bollywood playback singing in 2012 with the track "Pareshaan" from film Ishaqzaade, which was directed by Amit Trivedi. The album was a critical and commercial success, with it debuting on charts around India. Pareshaan Kholgade received the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer among other accolades.

"Daaru Desi" from Cocktail, as well as "Aga Bai" from Aiyyaa, were both hits in 2012. Kholgade's debut album, "Lat Lag Gayee" from the movie Race 2 in 2013, received a lot of commercial success. The song remained on the top of the charts for several weeks and became extremely popular in dance clubs. With the track "Balam Pichkari" from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani's film "Balam Pichkari," Kholgade's further critical and commercial success was advised. Kholgade's song received many accolades, including her second Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer nomination. "Besharmi Ki Height" and "Shanivar Raati" for Main Tera Hero "D Se Dance" for Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhq and "Shanivar Raati" also received her more critical praise. "Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai" from the sports drama Sultan (2016), she received critical recognition for her singing style in a series of hit songs, including "Aga Bai" from Aiyaa (2012), "Chingam Chabake" from Begin to Karachi (2015), and "Naach Meri Jaan" from ABCD 2 (2015), both of which topped the charts.

"Raja Raja," Kholgade's first regional song from the 2013 Tamil film Naan Rajavaga Pogiren, was well received. Her song "Oday Oday" from the romantic film Raja Rani was a hit in India's southern region, making her a top-notch actress in the South Indian film Industry. "Kala Koi Geli" from the Bengali film Proloy (2013), "Maria" from the Bengali film Herogiri (2015), "Jil Jil" for the Telugu film Timepass 2 (2015), and "Kangaroo" from the Marathi film Highway (2015) continued her success with further regional hits, "Buro" (Jil Jil) and "Kangaroo" from the Marathi film Highway (2015). In addition to these, she appeared on the panel for auditions for Sony Entertainment Television's Indian Idol Junior. She was also judging the television program Sur Nava Dhyas Nava, which was aired on Colors Marathi.

On Valentine's Day of 2020, Kholgade's singledom has been released.

Kholgade will make her debut as a music composer in the Marathi film June, which is scheduled to be released in 2020.

Acting career

Shalmali made her film debut with a supporting role in Ranjan Singh's 2009 East Indian Konkani-Marathi film Tu Maza Jeev, which was released on Maharashtra Day. The film was a moderate success at the Box Office India and received mixed reviews, but she was praised for her role.