Monali Thakur is an Indian singer and actress. 

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Thakur was born on 3 November 1985 in Kolkata. 

She has learnt hip-hop and Bharatanatyam and is also a trained salsa dancer.

She is an alumnus of The Future Foundation School and St. Xavier's College, Kolkata.

In 1999, she sang the first song of her career in the film Chena Chena under the musical direction of Anupam Dutta.  

She received the Best Playback Singer Award at Anandalok Awards when she was 14.  

She become known after participating in second season of Singing Reality show Indian Idol in 2005,

She was a judge of Zee TV's singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs 2014.  

She is the recipient of National Film Award for the song "Moh Moh Ke Dhaage" from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha 

She is the recipient of a Filmfare Award for the song "Sawaar Loon" from the Film "Lootera" (2013).

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