Sanjeevani (singer)

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Sanjeevani Bhelande
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Sanjeevani Bhelande in 2014
Background information
Also known as Sanjeevani
Born Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India
Genres Hindustani classical
Occupation(s) Singer
Years active 1995–present

Meerabai's 'magan-bhaav is the magic mantra to happiness'.[1]

—Sanjeevani

Sanjeevani Bhelande(born 26 January),[2] better known by her first name as Sanjeevani, is the first ever winner of a talent show in the history of Indian television, to have got a Bollywood playback singing break. In 1995 she won the Zee TV voice talent hunt show Sa Re Ga Ma.[3]

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 Professor of English.She has an older sister and brother.

Sanjeevani holds a Masters in Commerce, a Diploma in Mass Communication and a degree in music( Sangeet Visharad).[4][5]

Career[edit]

Sanjeevani sang all the 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 sung several hits like Nikamma kiya( film Kya dil ne kaha-music Himesh Reshamiya), Chidiya main hoti (film Nayak, musicA. R. Rahman, Yara rub russ jane de( film Socha na tha, music Sandesh), Makhmali yeh badan (film Road), Uljhanon ko (film Rules).

Sanjeevani has performed more than 1000 concerts around the world. Her speciality is the classical based songs.She comperes,scripts and designs her shows.She has millions of dollars for the fundraisers of Ekal Vidyalaya USA. Her concerts with Waheeda REhman and Gulzar were a sellout. In her book and cd MEERA & ME, she has translated and sung saint Meerabai's poems into English.These were released by Mahesh Bhatt and Vidhu Vinod Chopra.[6] Sanjeevani has composed and sung around 100 tracks for the online spiritual channel Rajshrisoul including hanuman chalisa, krishna bhajans,aartis,chants.Sanjeevani represented India in the Asia-pacific broadcasting union(ABU)song festival held in Istanbul Turkey in October 2015 and won accolades. Sanjeevani has sung several regional albums like 'Junee Junee' and Janamjanam in Nepali, 'Ganesham Gungambhiram',Jai Shri Ganpati in Marathi,[7][8] 'Darshnam paapnashanam' in Gujrati, 'Tooniga tooniga' in Telugu, Bichiya ro ranko in Rajasthani, and has sung in 11 languages.[9]

She also co-hosted Doordarshan TV serial 'Picnic Antakshari' with Sachin Pilgaonkar.

Filmography[edit]

This is a filmography of Indian vocalist Sanjeevani. 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
"Haan Judayi Se Darta Hain Dil" Kareeb 1998 Hindi
"Reet Yahin Jug Ki" Kareeb 1998 Hindi
"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

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