Ritu Pathak was born on September 4, 1987. She comes from Gopalganj in Madhya Pradesh. She is a playback singer by profession and is very popular in the Bollywood Industry. She is regarded as a versatile singer in just 28 years as she can sing western, classical, pop and film music. She has worked hard on her vocals and started to from the scratches to reach the level she has reached now.
Belonging to a small village in Madhya Pradesh, she began her struggle by coming to Mumbai and participating in reality shows. As a kid, her father always encouraged her to be a singer as he also belonged to the same field. Her father worked for a local orchestra in the village, but he always inspired Ritu to be a singer. She trained for her vocals in Nagpur. Keeping the importance of classical music in India, she also trained herself for classical music.
Ritu Pathak came to Mumbai with a dream of being the best singer of her generation. Mumbai is regarded as the city of dreams. A city where dreams can be fulfilled. The city of Mumbai did fulfill her dream of being a singer. She started her struggle by presenting scratches but one day she got to Shankar-Eshaan-Loy, who gave her chance. She took the opportunity with both hands impressed the singing trio. Before this, she had also taken part in the popular reality show
2, where she did not succeed. She then featured in Fame X where she reached the final by winning hearts across India. She got her first break when she was asked to lend her voice for Papa Jaag Jaayega by Shankar-Eshaan-Loy. She was then part of two songs in the movie
. She gained popularity with her song ‘Razia Gundo Mein Phans Gayi’ which was given to her by Pritam da. She took India by surprise by her style. She later produced hits like Jalebi Bai from
, Allah Duhai Hai from Race 2 and Gandi Baat from R. Rajkumar. Since then Ritu Pathak has been active in the Bollywood industry. In 2015, songs like Lip to Lip and Cinema Dekhe Mamma surfaced her career. Ritu’s proved her versatility by singing in various other languages. She has Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi and Telugu songs under her belt. Apart from this, Ritu has four albums to her name. Indeed, Ritu has proved her worth in the Bollywood industry. She was nominated for Musical Sensation at
in 2012 for Jalebi Bai although she did not win the awards.
Singers always come up with surprises so gear up for experiencing more of Ritu Pathak. This year has already seen her sing, Hor Nach in Sunny Leone Starrer Mastizaade.