Shalmali Kholgade Biography, Facts & Life Story

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Age 32 years old (in 2022)
Date of Birth 2 January 1990

Height, Weight & Physical Stats

Height 5 feet 4 inches (1.63 m)
Weight 56 kg (123 lbs)
Waist 26 inch
Hips 35 inches
Body Type Hourglass
Eye Color Dark Brown
Hair Color Black
Nickname Shalmali
Full Name Shalmali Kholgade
Profession Singer
Nationality Indian
Birthplace Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

Shalmali Kholgade is an Indian singer, who sings for movies as a playback singer. She particularly sings for Hindi language films, such as; Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, and Bengali as well. During her singing career, she has won the Filmfare Award and has been getting praised for her singing style and mellifluous voice.

Apart from singing, she also made her career in the field of acting. She appeared in many Hindi language films and got acclaimed. She debuted through a Marathi film named Tu Maza Jeev’ directed by Ranjan Singh in 2009.


Shalmali Kholgale started off her singing career in 2004. At the age of 16, she performed on the stage. She learned music at the age of 8, inspired by her mother, Uma Kholgade, a well-known Indian classical singer and theatre personality.

The singer continued her music education under the supervision of Shubhada Paradkar. During her music career, Shalmali Kholgade paid tribute to one of her most favorite singers, Amy Winehouse at Blue Frog Mumbai.

She also performed renditions of vintage Bollywood songs. She has a deep understanding of various music flavors. She is notable among her fans and music lovers.

She is featured on ‘B Seventy’ music album. She is known for her performances and versatility. She has also performed as a soloist with a Latvian Troup in a Cabaret named ‘Bombaloo’. However, she has established her music career by working on multiple music projects.

Alongside singing, Shalmali Kholgale made her career in acting. In 2009, she made her Marathi debut film named ‘Tu Maza Jeev’ directed by Ranjan Singh. It became an instant hit of the year and commercially successful at the Box Office India.


Shalmali Kholgade is one of the most prominent Indian singers, she has sung with Ali Zafar. Also, she has sung as a playback singer for Bollywood movies for which she has won various awards and nominations.

Among many awards and nominations, she won the Best Female Playback Singer for the Bollywood film named ‘Ishaqzaade’ in the year 2013. She sang the song ‘Pareshan’.

Check out exclusive ➡ facts about Shalmali Kholgade.

Shalmali Kholgade Education

Qualification Graduate
School Raja Bijay Singh High School, Murshidabad
College St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai

Shalmali Kholgade Career

Profession: Singer


  • Singing: Pareshaan (Ishaqzaade, 2012)
  • Film: Tu Maza Jeev (Marathi, 2009)

Family & Relatives

Father: Not Known

Mother: Uma Kholgade

Marital Status: Single

Shalmali Kholgade Favorites

Hobbies: Shopping

Favorite Actor: Salman Khan

Favorite Male Singer: AR Rahman, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Karthik

Favorite Female Singer: Amy Winehouse, Sunidhi Chauhan

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