At age 10, Ujjaini received her first award from Vijay Kichlu and it was during her early teens that she decided to become a playback singer and performer. Her first recording was for the brilliant composer Debojyoti Mishra.
At the age of 16 she participated in the Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 and finished in the final top 10.
This piece of success was immediately followed by a bigger one, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Ek Main Aur Ek Tu, where Ujjaini grabbed the winning trophy along with Aishwarya Nigam. Since then there has been no looking back for her as almost all the film industries in the country approached her and as a result, Ujjaini has sung in many languages like Hindi, Bengali, English, Bhojpuri, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Assamese, Odia.
Some of Ujjaini’s own singles available on YouTube are “Aay Srabon” 2013 “Saajan Gaye Pardes” 2014 and “Nishi Raat Baanka Chand” 2016, a huge recent hit which she released to pay her tribute to the legendary singer Geeta Dutt on her 86th birth anniversary. Out of these, “Saajan Gaye Pardes” remains one of the best work by Ujjaini as she herself wrote, composed and sang the song.
Awards And Nominations
Nominated for “Best Female Vocalist of the Year – Films” for her hugely popular song “Dil Rasiya” from Byomkesh Pawrbo in the 2017 edition of Mirchi Music Awards Bangla
At the 2018 Mirchi Music Awards Bangla Ujjaini’s Durga Puja special album in 2017 “Muhurto” (Moments) garnered nominations for Song of the Year, Music Composer of the Year, Lyricist of the Year in the “Adhunik” (Modern) categories and also, Ujjaini’s film song from Ebong Kiriti earned her a nomination for the best Female Vocalist of the Year.
She was a finalist on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2005 achieving 7th place and within the span of a few months in 2006, she was the grand finale winner of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Ek Main Aur Ek Tu with Aishwarya.
Winner of the “Kalakar Awards 2015” as “Best Female Performer” and also, the “Kolkata Ratna” Award, The Bengal Youth Icon award as the best performer
She has performed in numerous shows in India and around the world.