Anuradha Paudwal

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Anuradha Paudwal
Anuradha Paudwal 57th Idea Filmfare Awards 2011.jpg
Anuradha Paudwal at 57th Idea Filmfare Awards, 2011
Background information
Birth nameAlka Nadakarni
Born (1954-10-27) 27 October 1954 (age 64)[1]
GenresPlayback singing, Bhajans
Years active1973–present
LabelsT-Series, Tips Music, Venus Worldwide Entertainment

Anuradha Paudwal (born 27 October 1954) is an Indian playback singer who works in Bollywood.[2][3] She was awarded the Padma Shri,[4] India's fourth-highest civilian award, by the Government of India in 2017.[5] She is a recipient of the National Film Award and a four-time winner of the Filmfare Award.[6][7]

Personal life[edit]

She was married to Arun Paudwal, a music composer and has a son named Aditya Paudwal and a daughter named Kavita Paudwal, who is also a singer.[8][9]

Awards & recognition[edit]

The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee presenting the Padma Shri Award to Dr. Anuradha Paudwal, at a Civil Investiture Ceremony, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on March 30, 2017

Filmfare Awards:

National Film Awards:

Odisha State Film Awards

Guild Film Awards


  • She was honored with D Litt degree by the Padmashree Dr D.Y. Patil University.[6][14]


See also[edit]


  1. ^ Puja Bajaj (27 October 2014). "अनुराधा पौडवाल Happy Birthday, जानें उनकी जिंदगी से जुड़ी कुछ बातें" (in Hindi). Aaj Tak. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  2. ^ S. Ravi (29 April 2016). "'Success is ephemeral': Anuradha Paudwal". The Hindu. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  3. ^ PTI (1 February 2017). "Wanted to quit playback singing at my peak: Anuradha Paudwal". Hindustan Times. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  4. ^ "Padma Awards 2017 announced". Press Information Bureau. 25 January 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  5. ^ PTI (26 January 2017). "It is prasad for my hard work: Anuradha Paudwal on Padma Shri". Mumbai: Indian Express. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  6. ^ a b PTI (30 December 2016). "Playback singer Anuradha Paudwal to be conferred with honorary D Litt degree 2018. Rani Laxmi bhai Award". Indian Express. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  7. ^ Tomar, Sangeeta (12 August 2017). "इस सिंगर को दूसरी लता मंगेशकर बनाना चाहते थे गुलशन कुमार" (in Hindi). Amar Ujala. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  8. ^ "Singing sibling". India Today. 15 April 1995. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  9. ^ "My mother's guidance most important to me: Kavita Paudwal". Eenadu. 14 May 2017. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  10. ^ Sharma, Smrity (25 January 2017). "Padma Awards 2017: Aashiqui singer Anuradha Paudwal surprised by the unexpected honour". Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  11. ^ "Mohd Rafi Award goes to Anuradha Paudwal". Prahaar. 25 December 2013. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  12. ^ Rajiv Vijayakar (14 April 2011). "Mother Teresa Award for Anuradha". Mumbai: Indian Express. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  13. ^ PTI (6 December 2010). "Ravi, Anuradha Paudwal receive Lata Mangeshkar award". Mumbai: India Today. Retrieved 17 March 2018.
  14. ^ Mishra, Sanjay (3 January 2017). "गायिका अनुराधा पौडवाल 'डी लिट' की उपाधि से सम्मानित" (in Hindi). Navbharat Times. Retrieved 17 March 2018.

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