Alka Yagnik

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Alka Yagnik is an Playback Singer. Alka Yagnik is born on 20 March 1966 at Kolkata, India and her real age is 54 years 5 months .

Current Age : 58 years, 4 months, 17 days

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Name Alka Yagnik
Original Name Alka Yagnik
Used / Nick Name NA
Sex Female
Nationality Indian
Profession Playback Singer
Origin Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Age, Dob, Birthplace, zodiac, star sign
Date Of Birth (DOB) — 03/20/1966 (M/D/Y)
Place Of Birth Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac Sign PISCES
Star Sign NA
Personality, Physical Appearance
Type Of Body Slim
Body Size and Measurements N
Zero Size NA
Height 5 feet 4 inches / 162 Centimeters
Weight 65 kg / 143.325 lbs
Father / Mother, Family Details
Father Name Dharmendra Shankar
Mother Name Shubha Yagnik
No. Of. Brothers 1
No. Of. Sisters 0
Brother(s) Samir Yagnik
Sister(s) NA
Education, Qualification
Name Of School Modern High School for Girls, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Name Of College NA
Qualification NA


She started singing at the very young age of six for Calcutta radio. She started her Bollywood career in 1979, singing only a few lines in Rasjshri’s song Payal ki Jhankar

Followed by Mere Angne Mein, which proved to be a mega-hit. Her first solo track was Hum Tum Rahenge for Rajesh Roshan in Hamari Bahu Alka (1982). She finally got her first break through the song Ek Do Teen” from the movie Tezaab.

She has sung not only in Urdu-Hindi but also in other languages including Gujarati, Avadhi, Odia, Assamese, Meitei, Rajasthani, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, English, and Malayalam. She has worked with almost every best-known Indian composers right from Kalyanji–Anandji to Sandesh Shandilya and many more.

In her career spanning three decades, she has sung various songs with singers like Udit Narayan, Kumar Sanu, Sonu Nigam, Shaan and many more. Throughout her career, she has sung 2,486 Hindi songs in 1,114 films. She is said to be the fifth-most prolific Bollywood singer of all time after Asha Bhosle, Mohammad Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, and Kishore Kumar.

Honors, Awards

National Awards

  • Best female playback artist for “Ghoongat Ki Aad Se” in the year 1993
  • Best female playback artist for “Kuch Kuch Hota Hai” in the year 1998

Filmfare Awards

  • Best female playback artist for “Ek Do Teen” in the year 1993
  • Best female playback artist for “Choli Ke Peeche” shared with Ila Arun in the year 1994
  • Best female playback artist for “Meri Mehbooba” in the year 1998
  • Best female playback artist for “Taal Se Taal” in the year 2000
  • Best female playback artist for “Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hai Dil Se” in the year 2001
  • Best female playback artist for “O Re Chhori” in the year 2002
  • Best female playback artist for “Hum Tum” in the year 2005

Lata Mangeshkar Award

  • Outstanding Contribution to the Indian Music in the year 2003

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