Narendra Chanchal

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Narendra Chanchal is an Indian singer who specialises in Punjabi bhentein.

Personal life[edit]

Narendra Chanchal was born to a religious Punjabi family in Namak Mandi, Amritsar. Hence since childhood he grew up in religious atmosphere which inspired him to start singing bhajans and aartis. He took music lessons from Sri Prem Tikha, Amritsar.[1]


He tried to sing for Bollywood Movies but lost his voice, after regaining his voice back after couple of years Chanchal sang his first Bollywood song Beshak mandir masjid todo for Bobby. Chanchal won the 1973 Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for this song as well as a "Bobby Award". Later in life he was awarded the "Raj Kapoor Memorial Award." He was also made an honorary citizen of the US state of Georgia.

Narendra Chanchal has released the book Midnight Singer which narrates his life, struggles and hardships he had to face, to achieve what he has achieved today, what he thinks about Mata Rani and what is his dreams and aim yet to achieve. He comes to katra (Vaishno Devi) every year on 29 December and performs on the 31st night.


This is a filmography of Indian vocalist Narendra Chanchal. The list includes the popular songs sung by him in various films, especially Hindi, from 1973 onwards.

Song Film Year released Language Additional information
"Beshak Mandir Masjid Todo" Bobby 1973 Hindi
"main benaam ho gayaa.." Benaam 1974 Hindi
"Baki Kuchh Bacha To Mahangayi Maar Gayi" Roti Kapda Aur Makan 1974 Hindi With Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh and Jani Babu
Tu Ne Mujhe Bulaya Aasha 1980 Hindi With Mohammad Rafi
"Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hain Mata Ne Bulaya Hain" Avtaar 1983 Hindi With Asha Bhosle and Mahendra Kapoor
"Do Ghut Pila De Sakia" Kala Suraj 1985 Hindi
"Huye Hain Kuchh Aise Wo Humse Paraye" Anjaane 1994 Hindi With Kumar Sanu and Sadhna Sargam
"Ja main hunda datiye" Fukrey 2013 Hindi


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