Language of the Songs
Awards and Recognitions Received
Breif description of the career
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1) Lata Mangeshkar
Hindi, Marathi, Bengali,Oriya and Tamil
Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, 3 National Awards, 6 Filmfare Awards, 2 Maharashtra State Awards
Sister of Usha Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Guinness Book of World Records holder for having made the most recordings in the world. (30,000 songs between 1948 and 1987, according to 1987 edition).
|2) Asha Bhosle||Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, English, Russian, Czech, Nepali, Malay, Malayalam, Konkani, Oriya and other languages|
Padma Vibhushan, 2 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Award (plus Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award), 2 MTV Awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Award
Wife of R. D. Burman and younger sister of Lata Mangeshkar
|3) Alka Yagnik||Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Oriya, Gujarati, Nepali, Assamese|
2 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards, 2 IIFA Awards, 4 Bollwood Movie Awards, 1 BJFA Award, 1 Sansui Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 3 Star Screen Awards, 1 MTV Award, BBC- Asia Pacific Nomination
Playback singer for over 550 films, and has approximately 15,000 songs to her credit.
|4) K S Chitra||Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Hindi, Bengali, English, Russian, German, Arabic, Tulu, Sinhalese.|
Padma Shri, 6 National Awards, 15 Kerala State Awards, 7 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 4 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 3 Karnataka State Awards,4 FilmFare Awards From south,Tamilnadu government Kalaimamani Award
|5) Kavita Subramaniam (Kavita Krishnamurthy)||Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya|
Padma Shri, 4 Filmfare Awards,Yesudas Award, Priyadarshini Award, Kishore Kumar Award, 2 Bollywood Awards, 2 Zee Cine Awards, 1 Star Screen Award
Along with Alka Yagnik regarded as one of the most successful singers of 1990s and 2000s.
|6) P. Susheela||Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Sinhalese, Tulu, Sanskrit.|
Padma Bhushan, 5 National Awards, 7 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 3 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 2 Kerala State Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, Doctorate from Andhra university
|7) S. Janaki||Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Oriya.|
5 National Awards, 14 Kerala State Awards, 10 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 7 Tamil Nadu State Awards,Doctorate from mysore university.
|8) Shreya Ghoshal||Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Urdu|
4 National Awards, 4 Filmfare Awards, 2 Filmfare South Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 4 IIFA Awards, 1
Tamil Nadu state awardone of the most talented and successfull singers in present generation, most preferred singer .
|9) Vani Jayaram||Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu|
3 National Awards
Posed a big challenge for Lata mangeshkar in 1971 after singing in Guddi but eventually shifted base to the South.
|10) Sadhana Sargam||Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya and Urdu|
1 National Award, 2 Maharashtra State Awards, 3 Filmfare South Awards, 1 Zee Cine AwardOne of the most rated singers of her time.
Wednesday, March 3, 2010
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