Ruprekha Banerjee, an Indian Singer & Television Personality was born on 28-07-1984 in Bongaon, North 24 Parganas in the state of West Bengal, India. She is best known for her work in Bengali & Hindi. She along with Qazi Touqeer, became the winner of Fame Gurukul Season-1 on 20-10-2005.
|Other Names||Ruprekha, Ruprekha Banerjee Bhattacharya, Ruprekha Bhattacharya|
|Profession||Singer, Playback Singer, Television Personality|
|Birth Place||Bongaon, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India|
|Age||39 Years Old (as of 29-07-2023)|
|Debut Album||Yeh Pal (2005)|
|Best Known for||Winner of Fame Gurukul Season-1|
She started her music training with her grandfather at the age of 6 and performed on the stage at their club’s annual function. Then, she learned Hindustani Classical Music from various Music Gurus like Sangeeta Das, Neela Goswami, Anju Chakraborty, Arun Bhaduri, Maloy Banerjee, and Kanika Mitra.
In 2005, she participated in a singing competition “Fame Gurukul” & became the winner on 20-10-2005 with her co-singer Qazi Touqeer. In the same year, she along with Qazi Touqeer released her first album “Yeh Pal“. After that, she never looked back & gained worldwide popularity with her singing.
She did her schooling at Ramakrishna Mission in Barrackpore & Ariadaha Sarbamangala Vidyapith in Kolkata. Then she joined Vidyasagar College in Kolkata followed by the University of Calcutta and received a degree of BSc (Hons.) in Zoology.
|School||Ramakrishna Mission, Barrackpore|
Ariadaha Sarbamangala Vidyapith, Kolkata
|College||Vidyasagar College, Kolkata|
University of Calcutta, Kolkata
|Qualification||BSc (Hons.) in Zoology|
Body Measurement/Physical Appearance
|Height||in Feet Inches- 5’ 4”|
in centimeters: 163 cm
in meters: 1.63 m
|Weight||58 Kgs (127 lbs)|
|Eye Colour||Dark Brown|
- Ruprekha Banerjee is an Indian singer as well as a playback singer.
- Her first guru was her grandfather.
- Singer Arijit Singh was her co-contestant in the TV reality show Fame Gurukul.
- She dated Arijit Singh & also married him, but divorced within one year.
- She started learning music at the age of 6.
- She gave her first stage performance at the age of 6.
- She was crowned the winner of Fame Gurukul in 2005.
- Her debut album “Yeh Pal” was released in 2005 and sold over 5 million copies worldwide.
- Besides Hindi & Bengali, she sang Bhojpuri & Gujarati songs also.
Ruprekha Banerjee’s Family
|Father||Shri. Pradip Kr. Banerjee (Businessman)|
|Mother||Smt. Kabita Banerjee|
She was born to Smt. Kabita Banerjee and a businessman father Shri Pradip Kr. Banerjee. No information is available about her siblings. She fell in love with her Fame Gurukul co-contestant Arijit Singh & they married in 2013. The marriage did not last long and they separated less than one year. Then, she married Nalinakshya Bhattacharya. Together the couple is blessed with a daughter named Sheerin Bhattacharya.
She dated Fame Gurukul co-contestant Arijit Singh and they were married too.
Must Watch the Video: Ruprekha with Arijit Singh at Fame Gurukul
|Home Town||Agarpara, Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Residence||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Music Guru (Teacher)||Sangeeta Das (at the age of 7) |
Neela Goswami (at the age of 10)
Anju Chakraborty (at the age of 10-16)
Maloy Banerjee (Student of Bharat Ratna Pandit Late Bhimsen Joshi)
Kanika Mitra (Student of Late Mira Bandyopadhyay)
|Favorite Colour||Black, Red|
|Favorite Actress||Vidya Balan|
|Favorite Singer||Kishore Kumar|
|Favorite Food||Macher Jhol|
|Favorite Player||Sourav Ganguly|