Anuradha Paudwal

Anuradha Paudwal (born 27 October 1954) is an Indian playback singer who works predominantly in Bollywood.[3][4] She is best known for the film Aashiqui, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Sadak, Beta, Saajan and many more.[5] She has a long music carrier spanning over 4 decades.[6]she was awarded the Padma Shri india's fourth-highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2017.[7] She is a recipient of the National Film Award and a four-time winner of the Filmfare Award.[8][9] Although primarily a playback singer, she has also sung several bhajans.[10] She has sung more than 9,000 songs and more than 1,500 bhajans in several languages including Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Sanskrit, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Assamese, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Nepali and Maithili.[11][12]She is considered one of the best female singer in India.[13][14] Anuradha Paudwal honored with honorary degree of D.Lit., the second singer who receives this degree after Lata Mangeshkar.[15][16] She is engaged in social work and had a foundation named Suryodaya Foundation. [1] [17] She won filmfare awards for three consecutive years.[18] She is one of the most popular bhajan singer in India.[19][20]

Anuradha Paudwal
Anuradha Paudwal 57th Idea Filmfare Awards 2011.jpg
Paudwal at 57th Idea Filmfare Awards, 2011
Background information
Birth nameAlka Nadkarni
Born (1954-10-27) 27 October 1954 (age 67)[1]
Karwar,[2] Karnataka, India
GenresPlayback singing, Bhajans
InstrumentsVocalist
Years active1973–present
LabelsT-Series, Tips Music, Venus Worldwide Entertainment

Career

Anuradha made her debut from a Sanskrit verse in the 1973 Hindi film Abhiman, composed by S. D. Burman.[21] She has also sung in films including Marathi, Tamil, Odia,[22] Nepali, Bengali and Kannada.[23]

Her singing talent was recognised by the audience for the first time for the Marathi film, Yashoda, released in the same year. She get the fame after her song Tu mera janu hai in film Hero.She was one of the most famous playback singer in 90's.[24] She has sung for about four decades through the soundtrack of movie songs, lyrics and hymns. Anuradha Poudwal uses the money earned from the song to help the families of soldiers who died in the war, to provide electricity to poor families and to solve the problem of malnutrition.


Legacy

She has recorded 23 songs with the music composer Nadeem–Shravan.These songs were used in 3 films Aashiqui, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin and Sadak.[25] All the three films were blockbuster and for the songs anuradha paudwal wins two Filmfare Awards. Aashiqui is the third most selling album ever in Indian Music Industry. Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin was 5th most selling soundtrack of 1991.[26] Sadak was the third most selling album of 1991.[27] These songs were released under the label T-Series.[28]

Her chhath geet are extremely popular and has crossed 46 million views on YouTube.[29] Her gayatri matra is immensely popular and crossed 170 million views on YouTube.[30][31] Her Shiv Amritwani has became highly popular and has crossed 250 million views collectively on YouTube.[32] [33] Hanuman Amritwani recorded by her has crossed 450 million views on YouTube.[34]. Shiv Bhajans and Durga bhajans sung by her are immensly popular in India.[35]

She has sung thousands of songs in several languages. She has 11 nominations for filmfare awards and won 4 filmfare awards.[36]

Personal life

She was born as Alka Nadakarni, in a Marathi speaking family in Karwar.[37][38] She was married to Arun Paudwal, a music composer, with whom she had a son Aditya and a daughter Kavita, a singer by profession.[39][40] On 12 September 2020, her son Aditya died of kidney failure. [41]

Work with other singers

She started her music journey from 1973.[42] She has worked with Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Aziz, Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan, Sonu Nigam, Mukesh, Pankaj Udhas, Manhar Udhas, Suresh Wadkar, Nitin Mukesh, Abhijeet Bhattacharya and many other male singers.[43]

She has worked with Kavita Krishnamurti, Alka Yagnik, Asha Bhosle and many other female singers.[44]

Majorly known for

She is extremely popular for the following :-

  1. Films like Aashiqui, Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin, Sadak, Beta and Saajan.[45][46]
  2. Replacing the monopoly of mangeshkar sisters in bollywood. [47]
  3. Having a carrier spanning over 4 decades.[48]
  4. Honoured with Padma Shri by Government of India.[49]
  5. Singing extremely popular devotional songs.[50][51]

Awards and recognitions

 
The President of India Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri Award to Anuradha Paudwal, at a Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on 30 March 2017

She has been honoured with many awards including 4 Filmfare Awards, 1 National Film Award and Padma Shri by Government of India.[52] Her other accolades are as follow:

Filmfare Awards

Won

Nominations

  • 1983: Best Female Playback Singer – "Maine Ek Geet Likha Hai" (Yeh Nazdeekiyan)
  • 1984: Best Female Playback Singer – "Tu Mera Hero Hain" (Hero (1983 film))
  • 1989: Best Female Playback Singer – "Keh Do Ki Tum" (Tezaab)
  • 1990: Best Female Playback Singer – "Tera Naam Liya" (Ram Lakhan)
  • 1990: Best Female Playback Singer – "Bekhabar Bewafa" (Ram Lakhan)
  • 1991: Best Female Playback Singer – "Mujhe Neend Na Aaye" (Dil)
  • 1992: Best Female Playback Singer – "Bahut Pyar Karte Hain " (Saajan)

National Film Awards

Odisha State Film Awards

Guild Film Awards

Others

  • She was honoured with D Litt degree by the D.Y. Patil University.[8][57]

Discography

See also

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