Sanjeeta Bhattacharya Wiki, Height, Age, Boyfriend, Family, Biography & More

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya is an Indian singer, songwriter, and actor. She is known for earning a Grammy nomination for her debut album, Shuruaat. She is also known for playing the role of Helena in the Bollywood film Jawaan (2023).

Wiki/Biography

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya was born on Saturday, 20 May 1995 (age 28 years; as of 2023) in New Delhi, India. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. Sanjeeta did her schooling in Delhi at Mount Carmel School in Anand Niketan and Delhi Public School in Vasant Kunj. She started taking piano lessons when she turned 5. By the age of 7, she had started learning Kathak from Pandit Birju Maharaj. Later, she attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, United States.

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 3″

Weight (approx.): 50 kg

Hair Colour: Brown

Eye Colour: Brown

Figure Measurements: 32-26-32

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya

Family

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya belongs to a Bengali family in New Delhi.

Parents & Siblings

Her father, Sanjay Bhattacharya, is a modern and contemporary painter and her mother, Bulbul, belongs to Bangladesh. Sanjeeta has two brothers, Arijoy Bhattacharya, who is also an artist, and Ranojay Bhattacharya, who is a tabla player.

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya with her father

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya with her father

Religion

Sanjeeta follows Hinduism.

Career

Acting 

Sanjeeta made her acting debut in 2021 and played the role of Muskaan in the Netflix series Feels Like Ishq. In 2022, she played the role of Juhi Shergill in the ZEE5 show The Broken News.

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya in the show The Broken News

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya in the show The Broken News

In 2023, she played the role of an ethical hacker named Helena in the Bollywood film Jawan (2023), starring Shah Rukh Khan and Nayanthara.

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya (second from right) during the promotion of the Bollywood film Jawan (2023)

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya (second from right) during the promotion of the Bollywood film Jawan (2023)

Musician

While studying at Berkley College of Music, Sanjeeta became famous for her performance, which was a tribute to A. R. Rahman. At Berklee, she was part of the first Global Indian music ensemble, the Berklee Indian Ensemble. The debut album of the Ensemble, “Shuruaat,” was also Sanjeeta’s debut album. Later, she released many singles including I Will Wait (2017), Natsukashii (2018), Shams (2019), Everything’s Fine? (2020), and UDDCHALEIN (2022). Her music style includes a reflection of R&B, Latin, and Jazz, and it revolves around stories related to her personal experiences. Her single Khoya Sa (2021) was a representation of a modern queer woman who is confused to see the idea of conventional love in the sub-urban India. She has performed in many festivals including Panama Jazz Festival, Hornbill Festival, NH7 Weekender, and Magnetic Fields Festival. She is trained in Balkan and Flamenco music. She has also worked as a vocal coach at One World College Of Music, Gurgaon.

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya performing at Signatureexperiences, Pune, in 2023

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya performing at Signature Experiences, Pune, in 2023

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya in the music video of Itne Pyaar Se (2021)

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya in the music video of Itne Pyaar Se (2021)

Commercials 

She has appeared in television advertisements for many brands including Samsung India, Bisleri Limonata, Vivo, IKEA, Quaker Oats, Elle18, Niva Bupa, Skinn by TITAN, Bumble India, and AXIS Bank.

Tattoo

Sanjeeta has a ‘V’ tattoo on her right forearm.

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya's tattoo

Sanjeeta Bhattacharya’s tattoo

Awards

In November 2022, the Grammys nominated her debut album, Shuruaat (2022), for Best Global Music Album.

Facts/Trivia

  • Sanjeeta is known as a jazz musician, but she does not prefer categorizing her music. In an interview, she said,

    I have roots in Indian classical Hindustani music. In school, I sang RnB, pop, choir music and so on. After which I explored many more genres like flamenco, Balkan folk, Latin American music etc and all of these reflect the music I make.”

  • She has appeared at TED Talks events held at various places.

    Sanjeeta at a TEDx Talk event at VIT, Pune

    Sanjeeta at a TEDx Talk event at VIT, Pune

  • She loves travelling and has visited many places in India as well as abroad.

    Sanjeeta in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

    Sanjeeta in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh

  • In 2021, she appeared in a Television advertisement for Dream 11 with MS. Dhoni.
  • In 2007, she joined her school’s music band Irus. Later, they performed in various state and national-level competitions.
  • In 2010, she started her own YouTube channel, where she posts her songs and albums.
  • Her hobbies include painting, reading, poetry, and photography.
  • She is an animal lover and often posts her pictures with animals on her Instagram account.

    Sanjeeta Bhattacharya with a cat

    Sanjeeta Bhattacharya with a cat

  • She is often seen consuming alcohol at parties and events.

    Sanjeeta Bhattacharya (left) with her friend at a party

    Sanjeeta Bhattacharya (left) with her friend at a party

  • In 2015, she performed with A. R. Rahman for the Berklee Indian Ensemble concert at Boston Symphony Hall.

    Sanjeeta Bhattacharya (standing down second from left) at Boston Symphony Hall

    Sanjeeta Bhattacharya (standing down second from left) at Boston Symphony Hall–

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