Birthday: 02-01-1988
Age: 31
Star sign: Aquarius
Shalmali Kholgade is very famous Indian songwriter and singer and she was born in 2 January 1988 in Mumbai. She is renowned playback singer in Marathi and Hindi films. She started her career in singing from the film Ishaqzaade by singing a song “Pareshaan”. For this song Shalmali Kholgade has received so many awards records that include Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer. After that she gave her voice for some hit tracks like Balam Pichkari, Lat Lag Gayee and Daaru Desi from the movie Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Race 2, and Cocktail respectively. Shalmali Kholgade has also debuted as supporting role in Marathi movie Tu Maza Jeev by Ranjan Singh which was released in 2009 on Maharashtra Day. Shalmali has had her auspices in music when she was 8 years old under the guidance of her mother Uma Kholgade who is very famous theatre personality and Indian classical singer as well as she began performing when she was 16. Later on she sustained her music education beneath Shubhada Paradkar and recently she was acknowledged by the L.A. Shalmali Kholgade is very multitalented singer and she sings in Marathi, Hindi and English. Some time before she also paid a tribute to her favourite singer Amy Wine house in Mumbai at Blue Frog she got huge attention. Shalmali has performed as a vocalist along with Bombaloo which is a Latvian band in a show and which tripped Armenia, Yerevan and Moscow. From so many times, Shalmali Kholgade has been singing competently in Mumbai and as a background vocal singer, she began her singing career for Ali Zafar's songs.
Swanand Kirkire Hindi Actor

Swanand Kirkire

Swanand Kirkire is a multi-talented personality of Bollywood. He is an actor, lyricist, writer and singer. He was born in 1970 in Indore, India. He belongs to a Marathi-speaking family. His father, Chintamani, and mother, Neelambari, were both classical singers. Swanand, however, had no formal training on singing. His father worked at a public bank and his mother worked at a university. He spent his childhood in Indore and then move to Delhi, where he completed his graduation in Commerce. After graduation, he got a marketing job of selling Eureka Forbes Vacuum Cleaner. Later, he graduated from the National School of Drama in 1996. He started acting in theatre afterwards. He was a crazy about films and used to bunk schools for seeing movies. During his theatre days he had written and directed a play on the Freedom Fighter Bhagat Singh. He started his acting career as a lyricist, assistant director, actor and singer in the film ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’ in 2003. The song ‘Bawra Mann Dekhne Chala Sapna’ of this film, which he and written and sang, was a huge hit. As a Lyricist, he also became famous for his songs ‘Bande Me Tha Dum....Vande Mataram’ from ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’, ‘Behti Hawa Sa Tha Woh’ from ‘3 Idiots’, and ‘Piyu Bole’ from ‘Parineeta’. He won the National awards for ‘Lage Raho Munna Bhai’ (2007) and ‘3 Idiots’ (2009) as Best Lyricist. For the film ‘Parineeta’ (2005) he won the Film Fare Nomination as the Best Lyricist. He also won the Screen Awards for the song ‘Manjha’ from the film ‘Kai Po Che’ (2013). He has acted in television as well. In television, his noted performance was in the serial ‘Talaash’. As an actor, he performed in the films ‘Hazaaron Khwaishein Aisi’(2003) directed by Sudhir Mishra, ‘Chameli’ (2004) directed by Anant Balani, ‘Eklavya: The Royal Guard (2007)’ directed by Vidhu Vinod Chopra, etc. He was a Dialogue Writer and Associate Director for a number of ‘Chameli’ and other films as well. He is a workaholic, simple and happy guy. The famous poet Gulzar is his idol. His mother also inspires him a lot. He is very emotional.  He is still single and is waiting for the right person. He is fighting for the royalty of lyricists, along with the famous lyricist Javed Akhtar. A multitalented person like Swanand is an asset to Bollywood.

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