Mohana Bhogaraju born in Eluru, India is an Indian playback singer. She has sung over 70 songs in Telugu, Tamil, Kannada films and few devotional songs. The song “Manohari” from the film Baahubali: The Beginning has not only knocked the door of further opportunities but also made her win “Radio Mirchi –Mirchi Music upcoming female vocalist 2015” award in Telugu Cinema.
Mohana Bhogaraju Early life:
Mohana was born in Eluru, Andhra Pradesh, India and was raised in Hyderabad. She completed her Bachelor’s degree from Bhojreddy Engineering College and MBA from Osmania University. Since childhood Mohana has always had a fascination towards Music and had participated in many competitions held at schools and at various ethnic auditoriums such as Ravindra Bharati, Thyagaraja Ghana Sabha and so forth at a very young age.
She began singing at the age of 6, her mother was the first person to recognise her talent and always accommodated her to many singing competitions held at various places. Though Mohana possesses a great talent, outcomes from the competitions were futile, but this did not cease her passion to become a singer instead, helped her to successfully step-up into Playback singing. She still vividly remembers receiving her first award from a former Assembly Speaker late “D.Sripada Rao” at the age of 8.
Mohana Bhogaraju Musical career:
Mohana started her career in 2013. She has sung her first song in the movie Jai Sriram. She was well known by mass after her career singing Manohari (song) from Baahubali – The Beginning. Since then there was no turning back and she added to her list, many popular numbers from the films Baahubali. Her song “Bale Bale” from movie Bhale Bhale Magadivoy was charted in Radio Mirchi. She also sang the reprise version of Mast Qalandar. She has given her voice in more than 37 Telugu Movies.
Singer Mohana Bhogaraju, who has crooned famous numbers including Manohari (from Baahubali 1) and Dikka Dikka Dum Dum (from Soggade Chinni Nayana), continues to create an impact with her soothing vocals. Her recent number Iraga Iraga (from Naa Peru Surya) is still topping the charts.
“I’m really thrilled! It’s a great feeling and experience to see my song topping the charts. It’s a fast-paced number that gave me a difference experience while recording,” shares Mohana, whose song Sarasaku Ra (from Rajugadu) has also garnered great buzz.
Recent Buzz over Bullet Bandi Song:
Mohana has gained lot of popularity through her latest Telangana Folk song called Bullet Bandi. This song also took a new direction while a bride dancing on this song on the occasion of her marriage made it viral. Shriya the name of the bride danced on this song in a post-wedding dancing ceremony called as Baraat in Telangana local language which was held on August 14. Shriya, clad in her wedding attire, can be seen making deft moves to the hit song, and her act proved to be infectious, inspiring the groom too to shake a leg for a while. The bride grabbed the attention of news channels with her video clip widely circulated on WhatsApp and Facebook. You can also see the video below.
Mohana Bhogaraju Awards and Nominations:
- Won “Radio Mirchi Music – upcoming female vocalist” award for the song Manohari (song) from the movie Baahubali: The Beginning (2015).
- Nominated for Filmfare – best playback singer (female) for the song “Size Sexy” from the movie Size Zero (2015)
- TSR – TV9 Special Jury Award for the Song “Reddammathalli” from the movie Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava (2018).
- Nominated for Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer – Telugu for the song “Redamma Thalli” from the movie Aravinda Sametha Veera Raghava (2019)
|Profession||Indian Playback Singer|
|Awards||-Radio Mirchi Award in 2015 for Bahubali movie.|
-Nominated for Filmfare Award for the movie Size Sexy in 2015
|Bachelor’s Degree||Bhojreddy Engineering College|
|Date of Birth||25 January 1988|
|Debut Song||"Sayyama Masam" for Jai Sri Ram Movie|
|Rose to Fame||"Manohari" for Baahubali|
|Father||Works in the Secretariat|
|Husband||Works for an MNC|
|Languages Sung||Telugu, Tamil and Kannada|