The melodious voice behind songs like ‘Gerua’, ‘Janam Janam’, ‘Saree Ke Fall Sa’ and many others, Antara Mitra, has come up with another peppy song ‘Aira Gaira’ from the movie Kalank. The song is picturized on Varun Dhawan, Aditya Roy Kapoor and Kriti Sanon.
Her first chart-buster song was the duet ‘Bheegi Si Bhaagi Si’ with Mohit Chauhan from the movie ‘Raajneeti’. Her other popular songs are ‘Saree Ke Fall Sa’ with Nakash Aziz from the movie ‘R…Rajkumar’, ‘Gerua’ and ‘Janam Janam’ with Arijit Singh from the movie ‘Dilwale’, ‘Jaaneman Aah’ from ‘Dishoom’, ‘Itni Si Baat Hain’ with Arijit Singh from ‘Azhar’ among others.
She attributes her success to popular music director Pritam Chakraborty, with whom she has worked on numerous chartbusters. Antara not only sings well in hindi, but also in Urdu, Kannada, Bengali, and English. In addition to films, she has also sung at various award functions and made headlines when she sang Gerua alongside SRK ar one of the award nights.
Born and raised in a town near Kolkata, she grew up in a musical family. She started singing when she was three years old. She did stage singing since she was six years old. She participated in a couple of national TV singing reality shows like ‘Junoon’. She later participated in the second season of Sony television singing reality show ‘Indian Idol’. She was among the top five contestants in the competition.