Chelsi Behura is an Indian budding singer who is a participant of the singing reality show “Indian Idol 11.”
Chelsi Behura was born on Thursday, 13 March 2003 (age 16 years; as in 2019) in Sikharpur, Cuttack, Odisha. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. Her father had passed away when she was too young. She is a student of Lajpat Rai DAV Public School, Gandarpur, Cuttack. She developed a deep interest in music from a very young age and started learning singing when she was 5 years old. She has learnt Hindustani Classical Music from Sasmita Mishra and Light Vocal Music from Sarada Prasanna Sahoo. When Chelsi was in her 5th standard, she started performing live with the local bands in Cuttack.
Height (approx.): 5′ 3″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
Chelsi is the daughter of Sudhansu Behura (deceased) and Rekha Behura. She has one elder sister, Rozline Behura.
Chelsi started her singing career in 2014 by participating in Sarthak TV’s (regional channel) singing reality show “Singing Superstar.” She was one of the top 60 contestants of the singing reality show “Indian Idol Junior” in 2015. In 2016, she participated in Sarthak TV’s “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs” and emerged as the 2nd runner up of the show.
Subsequently, she appeared in the singing reality show “Rising Star” as a contestant. She performed on the song “Har Kisi Ko” from on the film ‘Boss’ in the audition round of the show and impressed the audience and the expert panel with her voice. Chelsi scored 93% in the audition round of Rising Star. She made it to the top 14 in the show and was subsequently eliminated.
In 2019, Chelsi became one of the top 15 contestants of the singing reality show “Indian Idol 11.”
- Food: Pizza, French Fries
- Beverage: Chocolate Shake
- Cartoon Character: Shinchan
- Song: “Jab Tum Hote Ho” from the film Rustom
- Her hobbies include singing and travelling.
- She considers her mother, Rekha, her inspiration.
- Chelsi sang the song ‘Main Pareshaan’ from the movie ‘Ishaqzaade’ in the audition round of Indian Idol 11 and received the Golden Ticket to the theatre round.
- Enthralled by Chelsi’s voice, Neha Kakkar said,
I am surprised that at such a young age, you are singing so amazingly. I can see you being the next singing sensation of our country.”