Streets To Stardom: The Journey Of Internet Sensation Ranu Mondal

Ranu Mondal Journey
Ranu Mondal Journey

No one can know whose fate it is. It is a game of luck that when and where to take a man. Something similar happened with Ranu Mondal of a small village Ranaghat in West Bengal. Ranu Mondal is an internet sensation today.

She is a born singer who is gifted with a stunning melodious voice. Lived in poverty and sung in trains to earn a living. Ranu was married to Babul Mondal of Mumbai and she shifted to Mumbai after her marriage.

Journey of Ranu Mondal

She used to perform at local community functions with her husband Bablu Mondal in the 1980s. After the death of her husband, she returned to her village, Ranaghat, West Bengal. This was the worst time in the life of Ranu Mondal as she was financially very poor.

Ranu Mondal: How her life changed

This was a life changing day for Ranu Mondal when she was spotted by Atindra Chakraborty, an engineer who uploaded a video of Mondal on his Facebook page. Mondal was singing a Lata MangeshkarKishore Kumar duet ‘Panna ki tamanna hai ke heera mujhe mil jaye‘ and another popular Mangeshkar song, ‘Ek pyaar kaa nagmaa hai maujon ki ravaani hai‘. The video went viral, making Mondal an overnight sensation. The video was liked and shared by millions of people and succeeded to attract the attention of singer Himesh Reshammiya as well.

On her tremendous success Chakraborty, said he had no idea that the video would go viral. He added

“But I am happy because Ranu di finally found something to cheer about. What a voice she has”.

She has recorded her first song for a Bollywood movie with music director Himesh Reshammiya. A video, which was shared on social media, shows ‘Ranu di’ recording a song “Teri Meri Kahani” for the upcoming ‘Happy Hardy and Heer’.

Apart from this, she was also seen in a singing reality show ‘Superstar Singer’. Along with this Bijoy Sil, a music director from Kolkata, recorded her voice for a song for upcoming Durga Puja at a Kolkata club.

And for now as the door of opportunities is all open for Ranu Mondal, we wish all the best for her glowing future

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