Monali Thakur Height, Bio, Age, Wiki, Measurements, Singing Career


Monali Thakur is an Indian playback singer and actress who caught the attention of the Indian audience after placing ninth in the reality show Indian Idol Season 2. She got her break in 2008 when she was offered to sing two songs in the Bollywood film Race and has since given a number of chartbursting numbers. Monali won the  National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Moh Moh Ke Dhaage” from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015) and the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Sawaar Loon” from the film Lootera (2013).

Birth Name


Monali Thakur




Singer, Actress



Personal Life

Birthday / Date of Birth

Monali Thakur was born on 3 November 1985, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India.


She’s currently 33 years old.


Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Sun Sign



Indian / Asian

She is of Bengali descent.




Monali attended The Future Foundation School, Kolkata and graduated with BA degree in English Honours from St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata.

Family Details

  • Father – Shakti Thakur (Bengali Actor and Singer)
  • Mother – Unknown
  • Siblings – Mehuli Thakur Goswami (Older Sister) (Singer)

Marital Status



Monali Thakur dated singer-actor Meiyang Chang who she first met on the sets of Indian Idol 2. They parted their ways after few years of dating and they are still on good terms.

Physical Statistics


  • In feet – 5 feet 1 inches
  • In centimeters – 155 cm
  • In meters – 1.55 m


  • In Kilograms – 48 kg
  • In Pounds – 105 lbs

Body measurements

  • Measurements – 33-26-32
  • Bust – 33 inches
  • Waist – 26 inches
  • Hip – 32 inches
  • Bra Size – 30C

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Professional Statistics

Film Debut

Monali Thakur landed her first role in the Bengali film Krishnakanter Will for her role as Bhromor. In 2014, she debuted in Bollywood with Nagesh Kukunoor’s Lakshmi, in which she played the role of Lakshmi. The film dealt with human trafficking and child prostitution and Monali portrayed as a 15 year old girl who gets trapped in it.

Television Debut

As a child, she appeared in Bengali TV soap Aalokito ek Indu.

In 2005, she participated in the second season of reality show Indian Idol and finished ninth.She also appeared as judge in the Bengali music reality show Bengali Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Li’l Champs.

She is currently an “expert” on Colors TV’s Rising Star.

Brand Endorsements

Monali Thakur has appeared in few TV commercials.

Monali Thakur Favorites

Hobbies – Travelling, Playing with Dogs

Monali Thakur Net worth

Unfortunately, we are not certain about her net worth as this time.

Social Media Profiles

Monali Thakur Facts

Hailing from a musical family, she got inclined toward music at her young age.

Monali Thakur received Hindustani classical music from Pandit Jagdish Prasad and Pandit Ajoy Chakraborty.

She also got trained in different dance forms like Hip-Hop, Bharatanatyam and Salsa dancer.

In 2015, Monali did a short film “Jangle Bells”.

The song “Zara Zara Touch Me” from “Race” (2008) gained her much needed fame and recognition, which became the fourth-most-played song on Indian radio during the first half of 2008. The song was so successful that earned nominated at IIFA Award for Best Female Playback and Apsara Award for Best Female Playback Singer.

In 2014,Thakur won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Sawaar Loon” from the film Lootera.

in 2014, she did a cameo in the acclaimed Bollywood film PK, played as a Kashmiri Muslim girl.

In 2016, she received the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song “Moh Moh Ke Dhaage” from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha.

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