Srestha Banerjee from kolkata is an Indian professional
singer who came into limelight by her graceful & well
appreciated singing performances in various reality shows like :
ZEE TV SA RE GA MA PA CHALLENGE 2007, ZEE BANGLA GOLDEN VOICE, ETV DADA NA DIDI GAANER BIG FIGHT.
Srestha is gifted with a soulful, technically strong & a rich voice quality which was appreciated by many music lovers as well as renowned music directors from the Indian film Industry. Srestha started singing at a tender age of 5, initially she started her musical lessons from her Mother and then she took formal training from Swapna Dey, Haimanti Shukla, Jayanta Sarkar (For Classical), Baloo Dutta (for Ghazal).
Her singing quality improved day by day & as a result she won many music competitions in kolkata like : She won " TARA BANGLA ETO NOI SHUDHU GAAN" in 2004,“DD BANGLA-GAAN AARO GAAN” in 2002",VOICE OF KOLKATA" IN 2006 and various others like she won the "ALL INDIA RADIO" music competition in ghazal in 2005,she won many talent hunt contest while in college like the
'Xavotsav' held in St.Xaviers College, 'Srijan' in Shri Shikshikshayatan
College and various others.
One of the very special and rare qualitiy of Srestha is that she is a versatile singer and she has the capability of wonderful rendition of Ghazals as a result of which she is presently a
B-High artist in All India Radio in Ghazal and performs the same in various stages.
Srestha is a versatile singer and is comfortable with all genres of music like -Semi-Classical, Romantic, Pop, Peppy Numbers, Hindi Film Songs, Modern Bengali / Hindi Songs. Her versatile singing quality helped her to work with the Legendary Music Director Bappi Lahiri in the bengali film 'Aparadhi' .She sang the song 'Premer Porota' ( Peppy Number ) in that film. Srestha also sang title tracks of some popular Bengali Serials like : - Matribhumi ( Rupashi Bangla ), Ek Je Ache Kanya ( Aakash Bangla ), Benjon Barno ( Rupashi Bangla ).
In 2011 Srestha came out with her Bengali Modern Song Album " KHUSHIR CHHONYA " ( A duet album with Aneek Dhar ) which was released from SAREGAMA HMV ( Music By - Shri Jayanta Sarkar ). Srestha
sang some duet & soulful solo songs in this album which were well appreciated by the Bengali music lovers around the world.
Srestha is a regular performer in India & abroad. She performed with Vinod Rathod, Nachiketa Chakraborty, Mohammad Aziz and various others. This Bengali native has the ability to move the soul of the audience with her energy & versatility.