Biography

Usha Khanna (Hindi: उषा खन्ना; born 7 October 1941) is an Indian music director in Hindi cinema. She was the third female music director in the Indian film industry, after Jaddan Bai and Saraswati Devi, one of most commerically successful in male dominated industry. She is most known for songs like “Chodo kal ki baatein”, “Shaayad meri shaadi ka khayal”, “Zindagi pyaar ka geet hai” and “Agar tum na hote”. She remained active for more than 3 decades from 1960s to 1980s. She is still active making some music for some movies and television-serials, more than 40 years after her debut as music director in Dil Deke Dekho (1959). She received a Filmfare Award nomination for composing the songs for the huge hit film Souten (1983).

Edited by dries_k on 27 Oct 2014, 22:00

All user-contributed text on this page is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
Text may also be available under the GNU Free Documentation License.

Factbox

Generated from facts marked up in the wiki.

No facts about this artist

You're viewing version 1. View older versions, or discuss this wiki.

You can also view a list of all recent wiki changes.