Shreya Ghoshal, Atif Aslam share birthdays
Mumbai, Mar 12 : Singers Shreya Ghoshal and Atif Aslam not only shared their birthdays on Tuesday but both the singers have also turned 29 years of age.
While, Ghoshal is one of the leading female playback singers in Bollywood today, Aslam has also won the hearts of many Indians despite being a Pakistani singer.
Ghoshal's career began when she won the 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa' contest as an adult. Her Bollywood playback singing career began with the film 'Devdas', which won her numerous accolades including the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer along with Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer and Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent.
Since then, she has not only ruled the Bollywood female payback industry, but has also received many other awards.
Ghoshal was also honored from the U.S. state of Ohio, wherein governor Ted Strickland declared June 26 as "Shreya Ghoshal Day".
Beside singing for films, she had also appeared on small screen as judges on reality shows such as 'Star Voice Of India-Chhote Ustaad', ' X Factor India' and was a captain on singing show 'Music Ka Maha Muqqabla'.
Aslam on the other hand is a Pakistani pop singer and film actor. His debut as an actor was in the 2011 film Pakistani movie 'Bol'.
He has generated numerous chart-topping songs in Bollywood and is known for his vocal belting technique.
Aslam is a recipient of the Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, one of Pakistan's highest civilian decorations.
He was also awarded with the Brand Laureate International Brand Personality Award in Malaysia for his positive contributions towards society.
His first album was 'Jal Pari', but Aslam became famous with success of his album 'Aadat'.
Apart from making special appearances in songs sung by himself, Aslam's music was featured in Bollywood films 'Bas Ek Pal', 'Race', 'Prince', 'Tere Naal Love Ho Gaya' and 'Race 2'.
Aslam will also be seen in an special appearance in 'Jayanta Bhai Ki Luv Story'.
Besides films, he had been a captain of Team Pakistan in a singing talent show called 'Sur Kshetra' which was shot & telecast from Dubai where Indian & Pakistani contestants were competing against each other.