Falguni Pathak at her dandiya show in Goregaon Sports
12 March 1971 |
Mumbai, Maharastra, India
|Other names||Dandiya Queen|
|Occupation||Pop singer, Folk Singer, Playback Singer|
Falguni Pathak (Gujarati: ફાલ્ગુની પાઠક, Hindi: फाल्गुनी पाठक) (born March 12, 1971) is a female singer and performing artist from India, based in Mumbai. Her music is based on traditional musical forms from the Indian state of Gujarat. Since her professional debut in 1998, she has developed into an artist with a large fan base across India. Once asked how she decided to take up singing as a career, she replied that it happened by default.
Her debut album was released in 1998, and she has also recorded numerous songs for Bollywood movies. The theme of most of her songs is love. She has performed in many shows in India and other countries, backed by a band called Tha Thaiyaa. She has made her appearance in television shows like Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Kaun Banega Crorepati, Star Dandiya Dhoom & Comedy Nights With Kapil.
She has some very popular singles to her credit, still heard and appreciated all over India. Her albums are not only famous for the melodious songs but also for the cute love stories depicted with them. She is very popular with the Gujarati community where she is called to perform for popular festivals like Navratri
Some of her popular songs include "Chudi jo khanki haath ma", "Maine payal hai chhankai", "Meri chunar udd udd jaye","Ayi pardesh se pariyon ki rani", etc.
In August 2013, it was reported that she would allegedly make Rs 2 crore during the year's Navratri festivities. The singer was reportedly offered Rs 22 lakh for each day she sings and performs for an event management company. The organisers were planning to utilize her popularity by wooing sponsors.
|2012||Rut Ne Jo Bansi Bajayi - EP||Universal Distribution|
|2002||Yeh Kisne Jadoo Kiya||Fontana Distribution/Universal Distribution|
|2001||O Piya||Fontana Distribution|
|2000||Meri Chunar Udd Udd Jaye||Universal Distribution||featuring Trisha Krishnan & Ayesha Takia|
|1999||Maine Payal Hai Chhankai||Universal Distribution||featuring Vivan Bhatena|
|1998||Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi||Fontana Distribution/Universal India||featuring Riya Sen & Richa Pallod|
|2006||Now & Then (The Greatest Remix Album)||Universal Distribution|
|2004||Dil Jhoom Jhoom Naache||Universal Distribution|
|2004||Rang Raseele Chhori||Vision Channel Limited|
|2002||Kanha Teri Basuri||Leela_(film)|
|2002||Aha Aha||Na Tum Jaano Na Hum|
|2001||Nach Nach Nach||Deewaanapan|
|2000||Baba Yeh Meri Jawani||Ghaath|
|1999||Yaad Piya Ki||Pyaar Koi Khel Nahin|
|1990||Na Na Jaao Na||Aandhiyan|
|2013||Best of Dhuns & Bhajans||Universal Distribution|
|2003||Shree Krishna Govind||Universal Distribution|
|2002||Vandan: Aavo Shrivallabh||Universal Distribution|
|2001||Arpan (Vallabh Ke Charnarvind)||Universal Distribution|
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