Monali Thakur comes from a musical family, her father is Bengali singer and her sister Mehuli Thakur is also a playback singer.
From singing in school and college competitions to contesting in a music reality show (Indian Idol), she has had an eventful musical journey. Her big break was when Pritam chose her as a playback singer. Her song- Zara Zara Touch me shot her to fame and she was soon singing popular Bollywood numbers.
with Karsh Kale
She has performed with Karsh before and he considers her to be a dynamic singer.