Nilanjana Ray is an Indian singer, best known for winning the title Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2022 (Season 30).
Nilanjana Ray was born on Thursday, 4 December 2003.age 18 years; by 2021) in Alipurduar, West Bengal, India. Their zodiac sign is Sagittarius. He attended Netaji Vidyapeeth Higher Secondary School, Alipurduar, West Bengal for his primary and secondary education.
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Color: Black
parents and siblings
Nilanjana was born in a middle-class family in Alipurduar, West Bengal. His father’s name is Subhash Ray and mother’s name is Rinku Das. Both his parents are school teachers.
Nilanjana Ray started her singing career by participating in Voice of India Kids Season 2, a singing reality competition television series for children, which aired on 11 November 2017 on StarPlus. was the judge of the show papon, Shano, Palak Muchhali, and Niti Mohan. Each competitor was assigned a mentor for their training. Nilanjana participated in the show under Shaan’s mentorship. She received great comments for her out-of-competition performance, but was the runner-up of ‘Voice of India Kids’. He won a rupee. 10 lakh as the runner-up of the show.
Nilanjana Ray auditioned for Sony Entertainment Television’s singing reality show Indian Idol Junior Season 10 in 2018. Javed Ali, Neha Kakkar and Vishal Dadlani were the judges of the show and it was hosted by Maniesh Paul. Ray enthralled the judges with each of his performances and became one of the judges’ favorite contestants in no time. Indian Idol Junior singer and judge Vishal Dadlani compared her melodious voice and singing skills to that of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar. He performed one of his songs. In the finale, he was announced as the second runner up for the show and was rewarded with an amount of Rs 1 lakh. Nilanjana rose to popularity after appearing as a contestant in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2021. The Hindi language reality singing television show was judged by Vishal Dadlani, Himesh Reshammiya and Shankar Mahadevan. Ray enhanced his singing with each passing episode and garnered much appreciation from the judges as well as the audience. His understanding of music became a factor unique to him.
The finale of the show was held on 8 March 2022 and she was declared the winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2021. Nilanjana Ray received the coveted trophy along with a check of Rs 10 lakh. During the media interaction after the finale, he expressed his gratitude and said,
I am very happy to win Sa Re Ga Ma Pa 2021 and am very grateful to the audience for their appreciation and love. It’s such a surreal moment for me, and I really can’t believe this incredible journey has come to an end. Sa Re Ga Ma Pa has been such an enriching experience. I have had the opportunity to learn a lot from our judges, mentors and grand jury members who have been extremely supportive and encouraging throughout our journey. ,
Talking about his experience on the show, he said,
Of course, I will miss the extensive training and rehearsal sessions we used to have regularly. But, above all, I will cherish all the precious moments that I spent with my fellow contestants, bonding with them and encouraging them. Everyone on our sets has been like a family member to me, and would love to thank Zee TV for giving me this wonderful opportunity.”
Facts / Trivia
- Nilanjana Ray has sung the promo song of Sony Entertainment Television’s ‘Vighnaharta Ganesh’, a Hindu mythology series along with Salman Ali, Nitin Kumar and Ankush.
- When asked about his inspiration for music during a media interaction, he replied
It is my parents who have supported me unconditionally. He guided me in my career. He used to take trouble and take me to my classes where my teachers used to coach me. Both my parents are music lovers. After them I admire Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar and Mohammad Rafi. He has established music and defined music.”
- Nilanjana Ray has done many stage shows with many Bollywood stars in India as well as internationally.
- Her favorite moment in the show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa was meeting Raveena Tandon, when she came as a guest on the show. Reminiscing about it, he told
In his episode I got a chance to sing a very different song which was originally sung by SPB (SP Balasubrahmanyam) sir. There is also an antara of Lata (Mangeshkar) ji, but mainly it is a song by SPB sir. I sang “Tumse jo dekhne hi pyar hua” (from stone flower).
- A large number of people follow Ray on his social media account. He has more than 288k followers on Instagram and 123k followers on Facebook. She has her own YouTube channel ‘Neelanjana Re’, where she posts original and cover music videos of her singing. He has more than 35k followers on his channel.
- The Sa Re Ga Ma Pa winner also enjoys writing songs and composing music. He released his first original song ‘Thank You So Much’ on 3 October 2019 which was completely dedicated to his parents for all their love and support.
- She loves to play various musical instruments including guitar, piano and harmonium.
- In 2019, the DUARS committee of Alipurduar honored Nilanjana Ray with the Duaar Ratna.