Arunita Kanjilal (born on 18 January 2003) is an Indian singer. She originally belongs to Kolkata, West Bengal, India. She debuted at the age of 10 with the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs (2013) and was the winner of the show. In 2020, she participated as a contestant in Indian Idol Season 12.
Singer Arunita Kanjilal (age: 18 years as of 2021) is a professor’s daughter. Her zodiac sign is Capricorn. She started taking professional training in singing at a very tender age. She has performed in various live events and some international shows. Arunita gained recognition after participating in the music reality show Indian Idol (Season 12). Arunita Kanjilal is a family-oriented person. She loves to spend time, especially with her mother Sharbani Kanjilal. She wanted to establish herself as a playback singer in the Bollywood industry.
Arunita Kanjilal’s height is approx 5.2 feet, 1.55 in meters, and 155 in centimetres. She has Black eyes and Black hair.
Arunita Kanjilal had kept her love life private. However, there was a rumour that she is dating singer, Pawandeep Rajan.
Singer Arunita Kanjilal comes from a middle-class family. She is born to Avni Bhushan Kanjilal and Sharbani Kanjilal. She has spent her childhood in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Her father is a Professor while her mother who is a Homemaker loves singing. According to Arunita Kanjilal, she considers her mother as the most influential person in her life.
Arunita Kanjilal completed her schooling at St. Xavier’s School in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. After she completed her schooling, Arunita pursued a degree at the University of Kolkata.
In 2013, Arunita started her career with the Bengali singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs which was telecasted on Zee TV Bangla. She later auditioned for Sony Entertainment Television’s singing reality show Indian Idol 12, where she impressed the judges Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani, and Himesh Reshammiya with her euphonious voice. She got the golden ticket for her performance. Arunita Kanjilal is a trained classical singer and she got training from her maternal uncle since her childhood.
Singer Arunita Kanjilal loves playing musical instruments and listening to music during her free time. She wants to become a playback singer in the future. Among the female singers, her favourites are Lata Mangeshkar, Shreya Ghoshal, and Sunidhi Chauhan. She is a big foodie too and loves to eat Biryani and Pastry. Her favourite colour is Pink. She is fond of travelling and loves visiting various places.
- Arunita besides singing also knows how to play the harmonium.
- She learned music from her maternal uncle and revealed that her mother was her first teacher.
- She performed many stage shows abroad along with the famous Bollywood singer Shaan Mukherjee.
- There was a memorable moment of her in Indian Idol Season 12 when actress Hema Malini got so impressed with Arunita’s singing in one of her favourite songs “Mere Naseeb Mein” that she put a “Kala Tika” behind her ear.
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