Shreya Ghoshal (শ্রেয়া ঘোষাল, born 12 March 1984) is an Indian playback singer various Indian filims. She has performed in various languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Nepali, Assamese, Gujarati, Marathi, Oriya, and Punjabi. She has received several awards and nominations, including four National Film Awards for best playback singer, three State Film Awards, five Filmfare Awards (four for best playback singer), and eight Filmfare Awards South. She has established herself as a leading female playback singer in Indian cinema. Ghoshal's career began when she won the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa contest. Her Bollywood playback singing career began with Devdas, for which she received a National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer, a Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, and a Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent. Since then, she has received many other awards. Ghoshal was also honored from the U.S. state of Ohio, wherein governor Ted Strickland declared 26 June as "Shreya Ghoshal Day". She was also featured in Forbes’ list of the top 100 celebrities of India. She was declared the most popular artist on Saavn (an Indian music streaming service) in 2013, followed by Arijit Singh, A. R. Rahman, Atif Aslam, and Mohit Chauhan. Her first Kannada song is Krishna nee begane baro from the movie Pyaris pranaya. Now she is the most wanted female singer in Karnataka.