Profession: Playback Singer
Husband/Spouse of Anuradha Paudwal
Late Arun Paudwal (Music Composer)
Favourite Singer(s) of Anuradha Paudwal
Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar
Awards/Honours of Anuradha Paudwal
1986: Won the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer (Female) for the song, 'Mere Man Bajo Mridang' (film, Utsav).
1991: Won two Filmfare Awards for Best Playback Singer (Female) for the songs, 'Nazar Ke Saamne' (film, Aashiqui) and 'Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin' (film, Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin).
1993: Won the Filmfare Award for Best Playback Singer (Female) for the song, 'Dhak Dhak Karne Laga' (film, Beta).
2004: Honoured with 'Mahakaal Award' by the Madhya Pradesh govt.
2010: Honoured with the "Lata Mangeshkar Award."
2011: Honoured with the "Mother Teresa Award."
2013: Mohammed Rafi Award by the Maharashtra Government
2016: Honoured with the D litt Award.
2017: Honoured with the Padma Shri by the Govt. Of India.
2018: Maharashtra Gaurav Puraskar by the Maharashtra Government
2018: Cultural Ambassador Of Devotional Music by UNO
Controversies of Anuradha Paudwal
Once, Alka Yagnik accused Anuradha Paudwal of stealing her songs and dubbing them in her own voice.
She attracted controversies when she challenged the legendary Playback Singer Lata Mangeshkar and claimed to have recorded the maximum number of songs in a single day. She also accused the Mangeshkar Sisters of their monopoly in the film industry.
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