Monali Thakur is an Indian playback singer and actress who won a National Film Award for the highly acclaimed song "Moh Moh Ke Dhaage" from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha (2015). Apart from these, she has also sung other hit songs like Aga Bai (Aiyya), Khwab Dekhe Jhoote Moote and Zara Zara Touch me Touch Me from the film Race. She was able to set a strong foothold in the music industry and has worked with the likes of Anu Malik, Pritam, Vishal-Shekhar, Amit Trivedi among many others. Monali is currently one of the experts on Rising Star 2. She was also an expert in the first season of Rising Star.