Rima Ghosal Rima Ghosal Pune About Rima Ghosal January 30, 1992, Ranchi Genre(s): Playback singing Occupation(s): Singer / Student Years active 2002–present Biography: I am a small town girl , Rima Ghosal from Ranchi, Jharkhand. Born in Bengali Brahmin family. Currently pursuing B.A. Economics from Bharati Vidhyapeeth University. I began my career music when I was 6 yrs and started learning the Art of Music from my mother - my first Guru. I adore Asha Bhosle and Sunidhi Chauhan. I aspire to be the modern version of Asha Bhosle and Sunidhi Chauhan, and to be known for peppy and foot-tapping numbers. Later was discovered by a local TV anchor and came into limelight through a televised singing contest .Had achieved many awards in school as best singer. I have sung in Ranchi Doordarshan since 5yrs and also sung Montaaz of music reality Show (Jyoti Kalash Chalke) and Ranchi Bharat Nirman song. I believes that I shall be "the most versatile singer someday," and desire to attribute my success to my parents and Indian singer Asha Tai and Sunidhi Didi. Achievements: • 1st position in singing show SHINING STAR organized by Jharkhand TV • 1st runner up in IDEA ROCKS INDIA RANCHI 2013. • Participated in X-FACTOR and INDIAN IDOL 2012 (sony channel) • 3rd position in RASHTRIYA SAMUHGAAN PRATYOGITA 2005. • Finalist in JHARKHAND IDOL 2007 organised by SRI KRISHNA STUDIO & MOVIES. • Finalist in JHARKHAND STEEL IDOL 2008 organized by RUDRAKSH. • Finalist in SING WITH ABHIJEET & NIKHIL 2011. • Finalist in College Idol Pune, 2012 organized by NIEM. Personal Life: I cited DDLJ (1994) as my favourite film; playing basketball and Cooking Food as my favourite leisure activities; and Shah Rukh Khan and Kareena Kapoor as my favourite actors. I also love western music and cite Asha Bhosle and Sunidhi Chauhan as my inspirations. My ambition is to achieve global fame like they did. I have other admiration for international divas Celine Dion, Rihanna and Taylor Swift.