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Anwesshaa
Indian Playback Singer
Indian Playback Singer
Background information
Birth nameAnwesha Kushal Dattagupta
Born (1993-12-15) 15 December 1993 (age 28)
OriginGolf Green, Kolkata, India
GenresFilm music (playback singing), Indian classical music, Indie-Pop
Occupation(s)Singer
Instrument(s)Vocal
Years active2008–present
Websiteanwesshaa.com

Anwesshaa (born Anwesha Mita Dattagupta; 15 December 1993, changed her artist name to Anwesshaa[1][2][3][4]) is an Indian singer and composer who made her presence felt in the Indian music scene at the age of 13 through the reality show Amul STAR Voice of India, Chhote Ustaad. Shankar Mahadevan said that '"she was the best singer that ever emerged from a reality show after Shreya Ghoshal in the 90s".Anwesshaa appeared on national television for the first time in the year 2007. Thereafter, she has been a part of various other shows. She started her career with the song "Ek Je Achhe Raja" in the Bengali film Khela (2008). Anwesshaa's first breakthrough in Bollywood was in Golmaal Returns for Pritam Chakraborty at the age of 14. Films like I am 24, Raanjhanaa, Revolver Rani, Dangerous Ishq, Panchlait, I am Banni, Kaanchi, Prem Ratan Dhan payo, Expose, Gurudakshina,  Do lafzon ki kahani, ye kaisa Tigdam, Bansuri, I love Desi, Love you soniyo,Dhoop chaav, Malhar, etc have been a part of her journey. Among Indian regional languages, she has voiced some wonderful songs in Bangla, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Marathi, Nepali, Rajasthani, Bhojpuri. Her playbacks are for around 500 movies across all languages till date. She has received honours like Filmfare Award (East),[1] Mirchi Music Award (Bangla and South), Tele Cine Award, Tele Samman, Big Music Award, Women Entertainers Award, Star Parivar Award, Chitrapat Padarpan Puraskar (Marathi non-film),Gujarat Government Award (For gujarati film song), Academia Award (from Los Angeles, USA for independent song), etc. She has worked in two Bangla films as a Composer songwriter and spreading her wings towards the independent music zone. One of her singles in 2020 'Balcony' released during the lockdown got featured on Best of Indian music. Very recently Besabri, made by her and sung by herself and Abhay Jodhpurkar appeared in the no.2 position of Top Indian songs in extravaganza.in. Sunidhi Chauhan, Javed Ali, Abhishek Ray, Abhay Jodhpurkar and many others have rendered her compositions widening the spectrum of her experiences.

Biography[edit]

Anwesha is a student of Lycée School, Kolkata. She  was born in Virar, Maharashtra. When she was four, the family shifted base to their hometown Kolkata. Her schooling happened in Lycee. Later on, she completed her graduation from Amity University. Reading and watching movies is her favourite hobbies.[2]

Musical background[edit]

Anwesshaa is a second generation musician and by the grace of her mother, she got a culture at home which was inclusive of literature and music. Formal training started at the age of four from her Guru Shri Jayant Sarkar, who is a senior disciple of Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty. Lately she has been closely associated with Pandit ji as well which allowed her to learn from him. Indirectly, the singers and composers whose work she has grown up on are a huge source of inspiration.

Anwesha achieved 1st Division with Distinction in Hindustani Vocal and Rabindra Sangeet under Bangiya Sangeet Parishad Examination (2002–03 and 2003–04). She also became one of the few recipients of the Jugal Srimal Talent Scholarship in Rabindra Sangeet, given by Tagore Foundation.

Anwesha was the Winner of "Young Talent Contest – 2004" in Indian Popular Vocal category (Junior) organized by the Calcutta School of Music. She has also won the All Bengal (Inter School) Music Competition 2006 organized by Smile World, an NGO. She was also the runner up at Amul Star Voice of India Chhote Ustaad.[3] [9]

Early public appearances[edit]

Anwesha performed in Sabujer Deshe in 2000 (ETV Bangla). She was a Mega Finalist in Tarana music competition (1st Schedule) which was telecast in January 2003 (ETV Bangla). In early 2007, she also participated in the musical game show Antakshari (Star Plus) where she represented East Zone.

Compositions[edit]

Anwesshaa composed and scripted the lyrics for the following singles.

She has been releasing these compositions on her YouTube channel [1]Anwesshaa_Official.

  • Kagojer Nouko Acoustic guitar – Rhythm Shaw, Sound engineer – Kohinoor Mukherjee)
  • Devaa Vocals – Anwesshaa and Kaustuv Kanti Ganguly
  • Dhun Bihu ki pukare Vocals – Trijoy Deb and Anwesshaa
  • Maahiya Vocals – Anwesshaa, Music producer – Akshay Akash
  • Khaamoshiyaan Vocals – Anwesshaa, Arrangement- Akshay Akash, Piano – Akshay Menon, Table – Amit Choubey, Mixing – Kohinoor Mukherjee
  • Gatihara Dupur Music Producer: Shamik Chakravarty, Mixing & Mastering: Ananjan Chakraborty, Video: Visual Diary Motion Picture
  • Swapno bari (Acoustic guitar – Rhythm Shaw, Sound engineer – Kohinoor Mukherjee)
  • Mizaaj-e-ishqHindi Indi-pop album
  • Aye chol – Vocals: Anwesshaa and Sarmishtha
  • Mehek – Vocals: Anwesshaa, Sound engineer – Kohinoor Mukherjee, Producer – Akshay Menon
  • Balcony - Vocals: Anwesshaa
  • Teri kami - Vocals: Anwesshaa and Abhay Jodhpurkar, Sound engineer – Kohinoor Mukherjee, Producer: Akshay Menon
  • Mere khuda - Vocals: Kinjal Chatterjee, Producer: Nayan Mani Barman, Mixing: Kohinoor Mukherjee
  • Dooriyaan - Vocals: Anwesshaa
  • Mere Khuda - Vocals: Kinjal Chatterjee
  • Swapno Michhil - Vocals: Anwesshaa and Shovan Ganguly
  • Bhalo Theko - Vocals: Darnibar Saha
  • Intezaar - Vocals: Anwesshaa
  • Smritir poth beye - Vocals: Anwesshaa
  • Swag wala pyaar - Vocals: Hriti Tikadar
  • Adhure Chithhi - Vocals: Anwesshaa
  • Besabri - Vocals: Anwesshaa Anwesshaa has composed a mother's day special song for Svasti Ghee ad film also,

Anwesshaa has composed songs in the following feature films:

  • Lime'nLight
  • Bidrohini

Filmography (partial list)[edit]

Bengali[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2008 Khela "Ek Je Ache Raja" Sanjay-Raja Rituparno Ghosh Uppal Sengupta
2009 Premer Phande Kakatua "Kholo Moner Pinjra" Ashok Raj Gautam Aditya
Love Conncetion "Tip Tip" Ashok Raj Aneek Dhar
"Maahi Ve" solo
"O Shona Re" Raghav Chatterjee, Diya Roy Chowdhury
Olot Palot "Elatin Belatin" Ricket Mondal Emon Chatterjee
Prem Bandhan "Aaj Bolchhey Bolchhey Mon" Noni Gopal, Arunava Solo
"Shono E Mon Chay Kake" Saptak Bhattacharya
Rajdrohi "Dekhlam Dekhar Por" Babul Bose Javed Ali
2010 10th July "Amra Sobai" Devjit Ray Debasmita
Jeena "Edin Aji Kon Ghore Go" Rabindranath Tagore Solo
"Agoon Chhuechhe Mon" Shamik Sinha Rupankar
Nayika "Baje Ghungroo Payete" Arup-Pranay solo
Path Jodi Na Sesh Hoi "Aaj Mon Meghla" Rocket Mondol Raghav Chatterjee
"Papiya Piya Bole" Solo
2011 Ajob Prem Ebong "Brishti" Shamik Sinha solo
"Door Theke Aaro Dure" Shaan
Achena Prem "Tomake Bhebe Mon" Ashok Bhadra Javed Ali
Bindaas Prem "Notun Ronge Ara Notun Sure" Babul Bose Anupama Deshpande
Mon Bole Priya Priya "Tumi Ele Jibane" Soumitra Kundu Aneek Dhar
Run "Bhalobasha Aalo Naki (female) solo
2012 Accident "Jaane Jaan" Joy Sarkar
100% Love "Tumse Pyaar Hai Already" Samidh Mukerjee Samidh Mukerjee
Bojhena Shey Bojhena "Bojhena Se Bojhena" Indradeep Dasgupta Arijit Singh
Jaal "Nesha" Ashok Raj Aneek Dhar
Hothat Sedin "Tumi Asbe Bhalobasbe" Debjit Ray Solo
2013 Rupkatha Noy "Saaradin aar saara raat' Joy Sarkar solo
Kanamachi "Mon Baware" Indradeep Dasgupta Arijit Singh, Timir Biswas, Ujjaini Mukherjee
Proloy "Roshni Alo" Indradeep Dasgupta Arijit Singh
Tobe Tai Hok "Mone Porche Mone" Debojyoti Mishra Rupankar
Tiyasha "Bheja Bheja" solo
2014 Troyee "Anjoli Anjoli" Supratik
Yoddha: The Warrior "Sharatadin" Indradip Dasgupta Arijit Singh
2015 Black "Halka Halka" Dabbu Shaan
Abby Sen "Taake Khuji" Joy Sarkar
Aschhe Bachhor Abaar Hobe "Chine Phelechhi Rastaghat" Indradeep Dasgupta Arijit Singh
Abby Sen "Eka Eka" Joy Sarkar Rupankar
Natoker Moto "Swopno Din" Debojyoti Mishra Solo
"Pashapashi Hete Jete Jete" Solo
Bodhon "Ek Phali Rod" Mayuk Mainak Solo
2016 Power "Aaj Amaye" Jeet Gannguli Jeet Gannguli
Postmaster "Tomay Gaan Shonabo" solo
"Ammay Jodi Mon Debe" Samantak Sinha
"Aay Bondhu Aay" Trishna Parui, Deblina Bhattacharya
Tui Je Amar Ektu Chowate Ashok Bhadra Zubeen Garg
Aynabaji "Dhire Dhire Jaona Somoy" Habib Wahid Habib Wahid
Jhapta "Aaj Noy Shono" Bikash Samanta Kumar Sanu
Thammar Boyfriend "Sukho Thikana" Dolaan Mainnakk
Haripad Bandwala "Bojhabo Ki Kore" Indraadip Dasgupta Arijit Singh
Chocolate "Dhowa Tulsi Pata" Indradip Dasgupta Solo
Shatru "Janina" Indradip Dasgupta Shaan
2017 Tomake Chai "Bhalo Laage Tomake" Indraadip Dasgupta Arijit Singh
Amar Aponjon "Amar Je Kichu Kotha" Dabbu
Biporjoy "Zindagi Udaas Hai" Abhishek Kohinoor Kohinoor Haldar
2018 Kaya "Dhoyan Dhoyan" Anindya Sahor
"Moner ei janala" Shubhayoo
Dwikhondito "Churi Jai Beduwiner" Arup Bhattacharjee Solo
Raja Rani Raji "Kholakhuli Bolte Gele" Lincon Raj Barman
Tobuo Basanta "Jani Jani Ami Jani" Soumitra Chatterjee Solo
"Life Is Short Be A Rockstar" Samantak Solo
Kuasha Jakhon "Elomelo Hawa" Chirantan Chirantan
Gobhir Gopan Brishti "Amar Sakal Rasher Dhara" Rabindranath Tagore Solo
2019 Nabajiban Bima Company "Urte Diyechi" Kumar Sanu Sonu Nigam
Lime 'N' Light "Khamoshiyaan" Anwesshaa Javed Ali
"Superstar" Sunidhi Chauhan
"Eki Meyer Golpo" Solo
"Limelite" Solo
The Nagarik "Jhilmil Akash" solo
2020 Bohomaan "Rangi Saari Gulaabi" Pt. Tanmoy Bose Solo
Draupadi "Aaro Ekta Din" Avik Bhagat solo
SOS Kolkata "Thik Bhul Bhule Ami" Savvy, Pratik Kundu Pratik Kundu
Sanjhbati "Kagojer Bari" Anupam Roy Solo
2021 Magic "E Naamey Se Naamey" Dabbu Shaan
Iskabon "Jonaki" Anindya Mukherjee Rupankar Bagchi
Golper Mayajal "Megher Rumal" Ashu Shaan
2022 Abar Bochhor Koori Pore "Dekha Hoye Jay" Ranajoy Bhattacharya Ranajoy Bhattacharya

‌Hindi[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2008 Golmaal Returns Pritam "Tha Kar Ke" Neeraj Shridhar, Akriti Kakkar, Earl, Ind
"Tha Kar Ke (Remix)"
2012 Dangerous Ishhq "Ishq Mein Ruswaa" Himesh Reshammiya Solo
2013 Raanjhanaa "Banarasiya" A. R. Rahman Shreya Ghoshal, Meenal Jain
Luv U Soniyo "Tumsa Nahi Koi" Vipin Patwa KK
2014 Kaanchi: The Unbreakable "Tu Sab Kuch Re" Ismail Darbar Sonu Nigam, Ismail Darbar
"Koshampa" Aman Trikha, Sanchita Bhattyacharya, Subhash Ghai
Revolver Rani "Bol Rahi Hai Payal" Sanjeev Srivastava Avi Dutta
2015 Guru Dakshina "Jo Hota Hai" Ismail Darbar Ismail Darbar
Prem Ratan Dhan Payo "Jalte Diye" Himesh Reshammiya Vinit Singh, Harshdeep Kaur, Shabab Sabri
2015 I Love Desi Dil Ka Baje Ektara Sharib & Toshi Sharib Sabri
2015 I Am 24 Do Lafzon Ki Hai Jatin Pandit
2016 Do Lafzon Ki Kahani "Jeena Marna" Babli Haque Solo
2017 Panchlait "Saajan Saajan" Kalyan Sen Barat Javed Ali, Rupankar
"Pyaar Hai" Javed Ali
Single "Tujhse Milke Ye Baawra" Shreyash Shandiliya
2018 Ilaaka Kishorganj "Charche Tere" J Nutan Pankaj Amit Gupta
2021 Bansuri Nanhi Si Debojyoti Mishra

Kannada[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2016 Santheyalli Nintha Kabira "Baare Ninage Naanu" Ismail Darbar Sonu Nigam
"Navu premada huccharu" Kavita Seth
"Maneyembodu" Mohammed Irfan
Enendu Hesaridali "Enendu Hesaridali" Surendra Nath B R Sandeep Bankeshwar
"Nenapagali Nenneyu" Manoj Vasishta
2017 Hottegagi Genu Battegagi "Nee Enagee Ramachandra Hadpad solo [4]
2021 Krishna Talkies "Manamohana" Sridhar V Sambhram Vihan Arya
Shokiwala "Ninnannu Nodaliga" Shridhar V Sambhram Santhosh Venky

Tamil[edit]

Year Songs Movie Music Director Co-singer(s)
2010 Mandhira Punnagai "Megam Vandhu Pogum" Vidyasagar Madhu Balakrishnan
2011 Ilaignan "Mazhayil Kulitha" Vidyasagar Karthik
2015 Darling 2 "Ni Sa Gari Sa" Radhan Naresh Iyer
Illangyan "Mazhaiyil Kulitha Malarvanam" Vidyasagar Karthik

Telugu[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2012 Uu Kodathara Ulikki Padathara "Anuraagame Haaratulaye" Bobo Shashi, Vidya Sagar Karthik
2016 Pittagoda "Thiyya Thiyyayi" Pranam Kamlakhar solo
2019 First Rank Raju "Nuvve Nijam" Kiran Ravindranath Solo

Malayalam[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2017 Theeram "Minnaminungu" Afzal Yusuf Najim Arshad[5]
2022 Mahaveeryar "Anurag Yamanam" Ishaan Chhabra
Solamante Theneechakal "Aanandamo" Vidyasagar Abhay Jodhpurkar

Marathi[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2016 Ekk Albela "Bholi Surat Dil Ke Khote" C Ramachandra Vinay Mandke [6]
"Sham Dhale Khidki Tale"
2018 Baban "Jagnyala Pankha Phutle" Harsshit Abhiraj Onkarswaroop
"Godi Madhachi" Onkarswaroop
"Shravan Mahina" Harsshit Abhiraj Solo

Rajasthani[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2016 Taanko Bhid Gayo Manzil Iqbal Darbar

Nepali[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
Friends Kazi Singh Udit Narayan

Assamese[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
Debojyoti Mishra

Bhojpuri[edit]

Year Movie Songs Music Director Co-singer(s)
2013 Lakshman Rekha Ohane Kahan Jaat Baadu Satish, Ajay Alok Kumar
2013 Sanjhiya Saverwa Udit Narayan

Albums[edit]

  • Nachiketa Ebar Safar
  • Neel Dariya
  • E-pothe Anweshaa
  • Priyotomasu
  • Nana Range Anweshaa
  • Aaradhana (One of several artists)
  • Nilathattam (One of several artists)
  • Antaranga (One of several artists)
  • Ekla Tor – Sarata Din
  • Aarzoo (One of several artists)
  • Dil Ki Baatein (One of several artists)
  • Krishnaruupa (One of several artists), song – "Shreenathji Darshan"
  • Lafz Ankahe ( Various artists),
  • Bollywood Unwind (various artists),
  • Mizaaj-e-Ishq[7]

Singles[edit]

  • Tum Sang (Composer: Swapnil Mistry – Nominated for Artists Aloud Best song)
  • Sukh Dukh (Composer: Swapnil Mistry, Unreleased)
  • Masoom Sapney (Composer: Ananjan Chakraborty)
  • Kuch thikana nahi (Composer: Abhishek Ray)
  • Sukha patta (Composer: Abhishek Ray)
  • Raat Din – 2021 (Composer: Ashok Raaj, co-songer: Sujoy Bhowmik)
  • Phir kyun bhoola tu insaniyat (one of several artists, Composer: Sandeep-Ashutosh)
  • Tere sang (Composer: Vinay Patil)
  • Akash hote chai (Composer: Asheq Manzur)
  • Kuch baatein yuhin hain na (Composer: Ajay Singha)
  • Larzish (Composer: Abhishek Ray, Lyricist: Avinash Tripathi)
  • Reshmi dhaage (Composer: Abhishek Ray, Lyricist: Avinash Tripathi)
  • Saiyaan re (Composer: Prasun Das)
  • Tuzya Vina (Marathi Composed By Prasad Phatak – Award for best singer, Marathi single)
  • Sajan ghar aao re (Composition: Prasad Phatak; Lyrics: Sameer Samant)
  • Laage buke laage (Composer: Imran Mahmudul)
  • Ichhe Kore (Singer: Anwesshaa; Lyricist: Prabir Mukhopadhyay; Music Direction and Composition: Anjan Majumdar; Music Arrangements: Pt.Debojyoti (Tony) Bose; Sound Recordist: Gautam Basu, Sanjay Ghosh; Studio: Vibration & Resonance Music Video : Milton)
  • Manbasiyaan (Singers: Anwesshaa & Abhishek Ray, Lyrics – Avinash Tripathi)
  • Yaadon ke panchhi (Composer: Abhishek ray; Vocals – Anwesshaa & Abhishek, Lyrics – Manvendra)
  • Kontya Kshani Haravati ashya (Marathi Composed By Jeevan Marathe Lyrics: Vaishali Marathe)
  • Abol gandh premacha (Singers: Anwesshaa, Jeevan Marathe; Composition: Jeevan Marathe; Lyrics: Vaishali Marathe)
  • Man He Vede Ka Punha[8] (Marathi Composed By Jeevan Marathe Lyrics: Vaishali Marathe Producer : Shrinivas G. Kulkarni)
  • Premamruthi Krupanidhi (Composer: Kamlakar Rao, Vocals: Anwesshaa, Mohan veena: Pt Vishwa Mohan Bhatt, Tabla: Ojas Adhiya, Harmonium: Feroz Khan and other talented artists)
  • Saiyaan ree (Singer: Anwesshaa, Composition – Prasun Das)
  • Dushwaari (Vocals: Anwesshaa & Abhishek Ray, Composition: Abhishek Ray, Lyrics: Avinash Swaroop)
  • Aanch Laagi (Singers: Anwesshaa & Abhishek Ray, Lyrics/composition – Abhishek Ray)
  • Kotha roilo (Singer: Anwesshaa, Composition – Asheq Manzur)
  • Ninnu vidachi (Composer: Ashirwad Luke, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Entha madhuram (Composer: KY Madhuram, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Chitthiyon Wala yar (Singer: Anwesshaa & Abhay Jodhpurkar, Composition – Ajay Singha)
  • Naman karu (Composer: Mukesh Jodhwani)
  • Kehkasha (Composer: Abhishek Ray, Lyrics: Abhishek Ray)
  • Ek Subah (Composer: Ananjan Chakraborty, Lyrics: Anasmita Ghosh)
  • Bismil (Composer: Abhishek Ray, Lyrics: Syed Gulrez Abhishek Ray)
  • Bhalobasha kare koy (Composer: Sandeep Banerji, Lyrics: Sampa Chatterjee)
  • Beintehaan (Composer: Dabbu, Lyrics: Rajiv Dutta)
  • Tasavvur  (Composer: Abhishek Ray, Lyrics: Avinash Tripathi)
  • Tera Mera (Composer: Ananjan Chakraborty, Lyrics: Anasmita Ghosh)
  • Yesayya Yesayya ne Mata chalayya (Composer: K Y Ratnam, Lyrics:Prasad Nelapudi )
  • Gunj (Composer:Dr. Amit Kamle , Lyrics: Amit Kamle )
  • Teri Inayat (Composer: Ulhas V, Raviraj, Lyrics: Raviraj )
  • Cheyecho ja dite amay (Composer: Syed Monsoor Raviraj, Lyrics: Ellora Ameen)
  • Unnadu Devudu (Composer: K Y Ratnam, Lyrics: KR John)
  • Neel Aakash  (Composer: Som Chakraborty, Lyrics: Soham Majumdar )
  • Padhe Paadana  (Composer: Pranam Kamlakar, Lyrics: Joshua Shaik)
  • Vadhimpabadina (Composer: Pranam Kamlakar, Lyrics: Anand Tirugulla)
  • Aadharinchagarava (Composer: Pranam Kamlakar, Lyrics: Joshua Shaik)
  • Jeena  (Composer: Som Chakraborty, Lyrics: Priyo Chatterjee )
  • Amra Korbo Joy – 2020 (Composer: Joy-Anjan, Lyrics: Traditional)
  • Sara Dao - (Composer : Amit Banerjee, Lyricist : Rajiv Dutta)
  • Gustakhiyaan - (Music : Som Chakraborty)

Television Songs[edit]

Anweshaa sang the title tracks of these serials:-

Year Serial Music Director(s) Channel Language
2011-2013 Keya Patar Nouko Debojyoti Mishra Zee Bangla Bengali
2011 Binni Dhaner Kho Debojyoti Mishra ETV Bangla Bengali
2011 Dui Shalik Joy Sarkar Aakash Aath Bengali
2012 Subhashini Raja Narayan Deb Rupasi Bangla Bengali
2015-2016 Mohe Rang Do Laal Adil-Prashant Colors Rishtey Hindi
2016-2018 Kusum Dola Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2016 Jeevana chaitra Karthik Sharma Disney+ Hotstar Kannada
2017-2018 Kundo Phuler Mala Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2017-2019 Andarmahal Debojyoti Mishra Zee Bangla Bengali
2018-2019 Bajlo Tomar Alor Benu Debjit Roy Star Jalsha Bengali
2019–present Sreemoyee Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2019 Bijoyini Devjit Ray Star Jalsha Bengali
2020-2021 Kora Pakhi Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2020–present Khorkuto Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2020-2021 Harano Sur (TV series) Ranajoy Bhattacharjee Sun Bangla Bengali
2021–present Desher Maati Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2021–present Mehndi Hai Rachne Waali Shubham Sundaram Star Plus Hindi
2021–present Anurager Chowa Joy Sarkar Star Jalsha Bengali
2021 Rishton Ka Manjha Shibashish Zee TV Bengali
2022 Guddi Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2022 Dhulokona Debojyoti Mishra Star Jalsha Bengali
2022 Shona Roder Gaan[9] Devjit Ray Colors Bangla Bengali
2022 Sathi Samidh Sun Bangla Bengali
2022 Meghe Dhaka Tara Devjit Ray Sun Bangla Bengali

Collaborations with Pranam Kamlakhar[edit]

  • Aparadhini yesayya (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Vesaarina (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Premamrudhi (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Kamaneeyamaina (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Tharinchiponi (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Khojaon mein (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Aaradhona (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Manninchina (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)
  • Aadarinchaga rava (Composer: Pranam Kamlakhar, Vocals: Anwesshaa)

Amul STAR Voice of India Chhote Ustaad[edit]

In 2007–08, she participated in the juniors version of the popular musical reality show Amul STAR Voice of India named Chhote Ustaad. Aishwarya Majmudar was winner and Anwesha became runner up in competition.[10]

After Chhote Ustaad[edit]

  • Anwesha recorded her second playback song for a Bengali film Khela, directed by Rituparno Ghosh, a Bengali film director, on 6 May 2008.
  • Anwesha got her first break as a commercial playback singer in the film Golmaal Returns (Music Director – Pritam) where she sings for Amrita Arora/Kareena Kapoor.[11]
  • She sung the title song for the TV show Waar Parriwar by Gajendra Singh alongside Shaan.
  • She will be recording a Bengali Album, which would release during the Pooja.[12]
  • Anwesha recorded a song with Planman Motion Pictures in the 2012 romantic comedy I M 24 with music director Jatin Pandit.[13]
  • Anwesha also participated in NABC-2009 held at San Jose, California where she delivered soulful numbers with Shaan
  • Anwesha Tamil debut with the song called "Megam Vanthu Pogum" (Cloud comes and disappears)from the movie called Mandhira Punnagai(Mandhra of Smile), music by one of the greatest music director Vidhyasagar. For the same music director, she has recorded a new song for the new Tamil movie Ilaignan. The song title goes as Mazhaiyil Kulitha along with Karthik
  • She received best female upcoming singer of the year award for the debut Tamil song in music mirchi awards 2010.
  • She sang, as promised by Himesh Reshammiya (during "Music Ka Maha Muqabala"), one of the songs of the movie Dangerous Ishhq (Vikram Bhatt 2012):
  • Anwesha sang the song "Banarasiya" with Shreya Ghoshal and Meenal Jain from the 2013 film Raanjhanaa with music composed by AR Rahman.
  • In 2016, Anwesha made her Kannada debut with the most expected film Santheyalli Nintha Kabira (to be released) where she has sung 3 songs for Ismail Darbar.

MTV Coke Studio[edit]

She performed a ghazal "Benaam Khwahishein"[14] at Coke Studio on the fifth episode under the music direction of Papon.

Collaborations with Abhishek Ray[edit]

  • Kehkasha
  • Bismil
  • Reshmii dhaagey
  • Tasavvur
  • Aanch lagi
  • Kuch thikana nahi
  • Sukha patta
  • Dushwari
  • Manbasiyaa
  • Yaadon ke panchi

Awards and Nominations[edit]

Some of the awards bestowed upon her till date are Filmfare Award (east),[1] 2 Mirchi Music Awards (Bangla & South India), Gujarat state award, Star Parivaar Award,[15] 3 Tele Cine Awards, Big Music Awards, Chitrapat Padarpan Puraskar (Marathi), Academia Award (Los Angeles,USA), Garber Bangali (an honour for achievers in various fields who've made Bengal proud), Tele Samman, Woman Entertainers' Award, Uttam Kalaratna Award for Music Direction etc.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Winners of Vivel Filmfare Awards East". filmfare.com. 31 March 2014.
  2. ^ "Chhote Ustaad(Star Plus) – Anwesha's Profile". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 10 May 2008.
  3. ^ "Achievements – Anwesha". web.archive.org. Archived from the original on 29 October 2008.
  4. ^ "Nee Enagee Song With Lyrics | Hottegagi Genu Battegagi | Ananthnag | Anwesha Dutta". YouTube. Archived from the original on 5 December 2021.
  5. ^ "Theeram Juke Box – Afzal Yusuff, Shreya Ghoshal & Quincy Chettupally, Najim Arshad & Anweshaa, Armaan Malik & Tabitha, Niraj Suresh & Sanoop Kumar". 5 August 2017 – via YouTube.
  6. ^ "Saregama releases 2016 version of 'Bholi Surat Dil Ke Khote'". radioandmusic.com. 16 June 2016.
  7. ^ "It's always good to explore new and unfamiliar genres". The Sunday Guardian Live. 30 November 2019.
  8. ^ "Anweshaa shines with new Marathi single 'Man He Vede Ka Punha' - Times of India". The Times of India. 19 May 2019.
  9. ^ "Singer Anweshaa Datta Gupta croons the title track of 'Sona Roder Gaan' - Times of India". The Times of India.
  10. ^ "Little Champs On Song". The Telegraph.
  11. ^ "Pritam gives two Chhote Ustaad contestants an opportunity to sing in Golmaal Returns". The Statesman.[permanent dead link]
  12. ^ "Highlights of Episode 24". Indya.com. Archived from the original on 10 May 2008.
  13. ^ "Chhote Ustad Anwesha records for I M 24". GlamSham.com. May 2020.
  14. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 22 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  15. ^ "8th Star Parivaar Awards - Google Search". www.google.com. Retrieved 27 May 2022.

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