Sanjeevani (singer)

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Sanjeevani Bhelande
Sanjeevani Bhelande Singer 2019.jpg
Sanjeevani Bhelande in 2019
Background information
Also known asSanjeevani
BornKolhapur, Maharashtra, India
GenresBollywood music
Hindustani classical
Occupation(s)Singer
Years active1995–present
Meerabai's 'magan-bhaav is the magic mantra to happiness'.[1]

—Sanjeevani

Sanjeevani Bhelande (Marathi: संजीवनी भेलंडे; born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra) is an Indian singer.[2] She is known for her popular songs from movie Kareeb, her English book and album Meera and me and has given over 2000 live concerts.

Personal life[edit]

Sanjeevani was born in a family of academicians. Her father was Director of Education for Maharashtra government and Professor of Sanskrit. Her mother retired as a Professor of English. She has an older sister and brother.[citation needed]

She holds a degree in music (Sangeet Visharad), is trained in Odissi and Kathak classical-dance forms. She holds a Masters in Commerce and a Diploma in Mass Communication.

Career[edit]

Sanjeevani sang five of the eight songs of Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Hindi movie Kareeb, which was her first movie as playback singer. She won the Ashirwad Best Playback Singer Award for the song "Chori chori jab nazrein mili". She was nominated for the Filmfare Best Female Playback Award in 1999. She has performed more than 2000 concerts around the world, including her song "Nigahe Milane ko ji chahata hai" from one of the concerts, which received 1 million hits. Her voice is also extremely popular in devotional songs, especially aartis (songs sung in praise of the deity). Her aartis like "Jai adya shakti" has 9 million hits on YouTube, "Sukhkarta dukhaharta" has 2 million hits and "Om jai Jagdish hare" has 5 million hits.

At 'Meera & Me' book and album launch
At the launch of book & album 'Meera & Me' - 2012

In her book and album Meera and Me, she has translated and sung Meerabai's poems into English. These were released by Mahesh Bhatt and Vidhu Vinod Chopra[3] along with Jackie Shroff and Ravindra Jain. She has composed and sung around 100 tracks for the online spiritual channel, Rajshri Soul. She represented India in the Asia-Pacific Broadcasting Union (ABU) song festival held in Istanbul in October 2015 and won accolades.[4][5] "Darshnam paapnashanam" in Gujrati, "Tooniga tooniga" in Telugu, "Bichiya ro ranko" in Rajasthani and has sung in 11 different languages.[6] She has co-hosted Doordarshan TV serial Picnic Antakshari with Sachin Pilgaonkar and also hosted a cookery show Swad Sanjeevani in In 2017.

Filmography[edit]

The list includes the popular songs sung by her in various films, especially [Hindi and Nepali], from 1995 onward.

Song Film Year released Language Additional information
"Chori chori jab nazren mili" Kareeb 1998 Hindi With Kumar Sanu
"Chura lo na dil mera sanam" Kareeb 1998 Hindi With Kumar Sanu
"Haan Judayi Se Darta Hain Dil" Kareeb 1998 Hindi Solo
"Reet Yahin Jag Ki" Kareeb 1998 Hindi With Jaspinder Narula
"Tum Juda Ho Kar Hame " Kareeb 1998 Hindi With Roop Kumar Rathod
"Hey Ambe Balihari" Kohram 1999 Hindi With Sukhwinder Singh
"Chidiya Too Hotee Toh " Nayak 2001 Hindi With Abhijeet Bhattacharya
"Nikamma kiya iss dil ne" Kyaa Dil Ne Kahaa 2002 Hindi With Shaan
"Makhmali yeh badan" Road 2002 Hindi With Sonu Nigam
"Sachchaayi chhup bhi sakti hain" Akhiyon Se Goli Maare 2002 Hindi With Sonu Nigam and Vinod Rathod
"Uljhanon Ko De Diya Hai" Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula 2003 Hindi With KK
"Dhuan dhuan sa sama" Fun2shh 2003 Hindi With Chithra
"O Yaara Rab Rus Jaane " Socha Na Tha 2005 Hindi With Sonu Nigam
"Roz yeh mausam aaye" Hum Phirr Milein Na Milein 2009 Hindi With Sonu Nigam
"Purano hundaina maya" Juni Juni - Nepali Album 2010 Nepali With Kumar Sanu
"Dada Pakha chaharale" Juni Juni - Nepali Album 2010 Nepali Solo
"Aaya Hai Dulha Dulhan Le Jayega" Aaya Hai Dulha Dulhan Le Jayega (AHDDLJ) 2018 Hindi With Vinod Rathod

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Indian Music Talks". indianmusictalks.com.
  2. ^ Soulful Sanjeevani, mid-day.com, October 2012.
  3. ^ Celebrating Meera - Offbeat, cineblitz.liveinstyle.com; accessed 4 April 2018.
  4. ^ Universal group and Sanjeevani Bhelande presents “Jay Shri Ganpati”, mformovie.in; accessed 4 April 2018.
  5. ^ Profile: Sanjeevani Bhelande, HindiSong.com; accessed 4 April 2018.
  6. ^ "Send Gifts to Ahmedabad, Online Gift Shop in Ahmedabad, Gujarat". www.ahmedabad.com.

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