Parul Ghosh

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Parul Ghosh
Born Parul Biswas
Died 13 August 1977(1977-08-13)
Malad, Mumbai, India
Nationality Indian
Occupation Playback singer
Spouse(s) Pannalal Ghosh
Relatives Anil Biswas (brother)

Parul Ghosh (née Biswas; 1915–August 13, 1977) was an Indian playback singer.[1]


Ghosh sang in Hindi and Bengali movies from 1935 to 1951.[2] Hailing from Barisal (now in Bangladesh), she was introduced to playback singing by her brother Anil Biswas.[1][3] Films in which she featured include Jwar Bhata, Milan, Hamaari Baat and Namaste.[1] In her early career she was associated with New Theatres, Kolkata.[4]

Personal life and death[edit]

Ghosh was married to the flautist Pannalal Ghosh[5] in 1924.[1] Ghosh died on August 13, 1977 in Malad, Mumbai.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d Misra, Susheela (2001). Among contemporary musicians. Harman Publishing House. p. 156. ISBN 978-81-86622-46-9. 
  2. ^ "Parul Ghosh". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 2 October 2011. 
  3. ^ Da Ranade, Ashok (2006). Hindi film song: music beyond boundaries. Bibliophile South Asia. p. 184. ISBN 978-81-85002-64-4. 
  4. ^ a b "The Illustrated Weekly of India". 108 (14-26). 1987: 41. ISSN 0019-2430. 
  5. ^ Joshi, G. N. (1984). Down melody lane. Orient Longman. p. 23. ISBN 978-0-86131-175-0.