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Penaz Masani an Indian Ghazal singer who started singing in 1981 and has made over 20 albums in following years 
In her career, she has won a number of awards, including the title of 'Shehzadi Tarunnam', by the state government of Uttar Pradesh 1996 and the 11th 'Kalakar Award' for 'Outstanding Contribution to Music', in 2002. Having graduated from Sydenham College, Masani has worked as a playback singer for Bollywood, in more than 50 Hindi movies and sung in over 10 languages. Under the aegis of the Indian Council for Cultural Relations, she has performed in countries as far reaching as Germany, South Africa, Nigeria, Ghana, Senegal and Vietnam.
She was honoured with Padma Shree award on 26 January 2009.
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