Alisha Chinoy Biography
She is also known as 'Indian Madonna'! Alisha Chinoy is an Indian playback singer, who is also well-known for her pop singing. Originally known as Sujata Chinoy, she was born on March 18, 1965. "Baby Doll", "Jadoo", "Aaah Alisha" and "Made In India" were some of her earlier music albums. It was the ace music composer Bappi Lahiri, who introduced Alisha to the Hindi film music. Alisha and Bappi Lahiri together sang for various films like 'Tarzan', 'Love Love Love', 'Dance Dance', etc.
Alisha Chinoy lent her voice for many actresses like Smita Patil, Divya Bharti, Mandakini, Karisma Kapoor Sridevi, Juhi Chawla, Madhuri Dixit and many more. Her music album names include "Alisha Unleashed", "Bombay Girl", "Om", "Alisha", "Greatest Hits", "Film Hits", "Best of Alisha Live", "Dil Ki Rani", "Shut Up N Kiss Me", 'Madonna", "Alisha: Singer Doll of India", etc. In the year 1995, Alisha earned name and fame due to her music album 'Made In India' that was loved by one and all. This album was composed by the music director Biddu. The various tracks from the album like "Made In India", "Lover Girl", "Tu Kahan", "Ek Baar Do Baar", "Tu Jo Mila", etc received praises. Her song "Oh My Darling" from the film 'Mujhse Dosti Karoge' bagged thumbs up. Alisha worked with the other famous personas like Himesh Reshammiya, Anu Malik, Pritam Chakraborty, Shankar Mahadevan, Ehsaan Noorani and Loy Mendonsa.
The films in which Alisha sang include 'Ishq Vishk', 'Love Story 2050', 'Fida', 'No Entry', 'Kambakkht Ishq', 'Maan Gaye Mughal-E-Azam', 'Chehraa', 'Ugly Aur Pagli', 'Vijaypath', 'Jalwa', 'Karam', 'Murder', 'Main Khiladi Tu Anari', 'Khiladi', 'Thakshak', 'Tridev', 'Raja Hindustani', 'Mr. India', 'Plan', 'Jhoom Barabar Jhoom', 'Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani', 'Namastey London', 'Prince', 'Dhoom 2', 'Krrish 3', etc. However, her song "Kajre Re" from the film 'Bunty Aur Babli' proved as her highest career point. For this song, Alisha bagged Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer.
Alisha was the celebrity judge of the television reality singing show 'Indian Idol Season 3'. She was also the judge of 'Star ya Rockstar' with Anu Malik. Alisha received the International Billboard Award and the Freddie Mercury Award for artistic excellence. Alisha tied the knot with her manager Rajesh Jhaveri and the couple separated afterwards.