Sonali Jalota is an
Indian playback singer. She is also a trained classical singer. Sunali Rathod
was born on 17 January in, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. She studied in St.
Xavier's College, Mumbai. She was first married to singer Anup Jalota, but
divorced him and remarried to Roop Kumar Rathod, an Indian playback singer,
music director and a music composer. They have a daughter named Reewa. She
started to perform at the age of 10 under the guidance of Gujarati music
composer Shri Purshottam Upadhyay. During this stage she was introduced to
Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, who became her mentor. She also learnt the
intricacies of Indian classical music Classical music under Ustaad Faiyyaz,
Niyaz Ahmed Khan, Ustad Mashkoor and Mubarak Ali Khan of Kirana School of
Music. She sings in languages like Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi, Bengali,
English, Telugu etc.