About: Ranu Mondal also known as Ranu Maria Mandal is a singer (internet sensation) from Ranaghat city in West Bengal who became famous after her singing a video of legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar’s “Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai” at a railway station went viral on social media. Ranu Mondal, who became an overnight star on social media, makes her debut by singing the song, “Teri Meri Ek Kahani Hai” in the Bollywood film Happy Hardy and Heer (2019). A person named Atindra Chakraborty recorded her song and shared it on Facebook. Ranu was born on 5 Nov 1960, and as of 2019, she is 59 years old.
|Name||Ranu Maria Mondal|
|Date of Birth||5 Nov 1960 [ref] Eoikh Art Oum [/ref]|
|Age (As on 2019)||59 Years|
|Occupation||Street Singer, Playback Singer|
|Famous For||Singing Lata Mangeshkar's Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai at a railway platform went viral.|
|Before Famous||Used to Sing at Street and Alms|
|Home City||Ranaghat, West Bengal, India|
|Current City||Mumbai, India|
|Weight (Approx)||51 Kg|
Early Life: Ranu Mondal lost her parents and became orphan at an early age. She was brought by her maternal aunt in Ranaghat, Kolkata since childhood. She wanted to become a singer from childhood, but as she got married to her husband Babloo Mondal, they shifted to Mumbai to find work for a living. They got a job as a worker in the house of the famous actor Firoz Khan. But there also she couldn’t make her dream true. After her husband was dead there, she again went to help her aunt in Ranaghat. They had a daughter Sathi Roy who was married and Ranu again moved to West Bengal as she had to help her aunt. This incident almost ended her big dream and stayed separated from her daughter for ten years.
Ranu Mondal is an extraordinary woman who becomes the internet sensation, especially in India in her 50’s, in the age where people lose hope and keep praying the Gods but she made her career as a singer. She inspired thousands of people across the globe and showed an opportunity never to give up to make anyone’s dream come true.
The overnight Social Media sensation Ranu Mandal proved again that people could do anything with his/her skills. She used to sing-song at the streets and Ranaghat railway station at Kolkata. Now has got a chance to sing a song with the famous Bollywood singer Himesh Rashmiya.
Ranu Mondal had got a chance to come as a guest on the TV reality show, “Superstar Singer.” In the interview with Ranu, the television host Jai Bhanushali questioned her why she used to sing songs on the railway station? Ranu Mondal then answered that she didn’t have money for living. She used to sing for food. When people were listening to her song, someone offered her water, someone biscuits and sometimes money.
Now, her singing talent both in the railway station and trailer video with Himesh Rashmiya is viral all over the internet, and people started appreciating her. Below is the video singing the song Teri Meri Kahani together with Himesh Reshammiya from the upcoming movie “Happy Hardy and Heer”(2019).
Net Worth, House:
According to various unconfirmed sources, Ranu Mondal gets the offer with 7 lakh for singing the song “Teri Meri Kahani Hai” with Himesh Rashmiya. She has an approx net worth about 7 lakh INR.
Rumour: There is a rumour being circulated that Ranu Mandal received a gift from Salman Khan. But there is no such gifts received from Salman Khan by Ranu.
Favourite Actor: Firoz Khan.
Favorite Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle.
The Man Behind Ranu Mandal’s Viral Video
A facebook user Atindra Chakrabarty who met Ranu at the Ranaghat train station recoded the song on 1st August 2019 of Ranu.
He listened to the song that Ranu Mondal was singing when he was standing near her. Then he requested her to sing the song of Lata Mangeshkar’s “Ek Pyaar Ka Nagma Hai” again by offering her a cup of tea and a biscuit and recorded it. Atindra uploaded the video on facebook and Ranu become an internet sensation overnight. The 2 minutes video of Ranu made her from a street singer to a National star. This is how destiny changed luck knocked the doors of Ranu Mandal.
Some Unknown Facts About Ranu Mondal
- Ranu Mondal was orphan and raised by her maternal aunt at Ranaghat, West Bengal, Kolkata.
- Ranu Mondal was not given formal training for singing at any music school.
- Her voice is purely natural and god gifted.
- Ranu Mandal worked as a helper in the actor Firoz Khan house, but she didn’t get the opportunity to sing a song.
- She had a daughter, Sathi Roy and separated after married. They met again after 10 years when Ranu become famous.
- She is fond of sarees and love to wear makeup, colouring hair, etc.
- Ranu would like to make her career by becoming a good singer and make some album.
Instagram @ ranu.mondal_ (22.4k followers)
Ranu Mondal has an Instagram account managed by Himesh Rashmiya-