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Anuradha Paudwal


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playback singer in Bollywood in India.

She studied at Xavier’s College in Mumbai (Bombay). She is married to Arun Paudwal, who worked with music director S. D. Burman for some time.

Anuradha’s career started with the movie, Abhimaan, (starring Amitabh Bachchan and Jaya Bachchan).

In 1976, she got her break as a playback singer in the movie, Kalicharan, (which starred Shatrugan Sinha and Reena Roy). Her first solo was in the movie, Aap Beeti, (starring Hema Malini and Shashi Kapoor). Laxmikant-Pyarelal was the music-composing duo for that movie. She also occasionally sang songs which were composed by Rajesh Roshan (Des Pardes), Jaidev (Dooriyan, Laila Majnu), Kalyanji-Anandji (Kalaakar, Vidhataa), and Usha Khanna (Souten, Sajan Bina Suhagan).

Anuradha sang in a few Marathi movies some memorable numbers such as “Disate Majalaa” (in the movie, Ashtavinayak), “Raja Lalakaari”, and “Kaalyaa Maatita Maatitaa”.

She gained recognition when she rendered some exceptional numbers for the movie, Hero. (Laxmikant-Pyarelal was the music-composing duo for Hero.)

She collaborated with movie producer, Gulshan Kumar, and her success streak began with the movies, Lal Dupatta Malmal Ka, Tezaab, Ashiqui, and Dil Hai Ke Manta Nahin.

At her peak, Anuradha announced that thenceforth she would sing exclusively for the music company, “T-series”, and concentrated on devotional songs and “cover-version” albums.


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  • Lita_a

    wonderful!!! _Она прекрасна_

    21 Jan 2011 Reply
  • zanelamour

    I had no idea about her controversies with Alka Yagnik in the early 90s until this week. Crazy!

    10 Jun 2010 Reply
  • asmodeus_m

    She entransingly sings "Om namah Shivaya"

    8 Mar 2010 Reply
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    29 Oct 2008 Reply
  • Shichman

    really beautiful singing

    10 Jun 2008 Reply
  • agapetos

    I discovered Anuradha's music today and I'm completely in love with her singing!

    28 Feb 2008 Reply
  • Nasasie

    hun er fin! men så mye tull med tracks da!

    14 Aug 2006 Reply

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