The legendary Indian singer C.H. Atma was born in 1923 in Hyderabad Sind (now called West Pakistan). He started singing as a hobby at College, one of his first jobs was a Radio Officer in an Airline, and little did he realize at the time that what started off as his hobby would one day become his career. C.H. Atma made his debut way back in 1945, with what is probably his best known song even today "Preetam Aan Milo". The late Dalsukh Pancholi later gave him a chance to sing in his film "Nagina", it was in this film that he scored a big hit with the song "Roun Main Sagar Ke Kinare" under the music direction of Shankar and Jaikishan. After which he sang and acted in many films. He successfully developed a wide circle of admirers by his frequent performances, both India and abroad. The melodious deep and rich voice of the late C. H. Atma was ideally suited for geets, ghazals and also bhajans. C. H. Atma was the elder brother of the popular singer Chandru Atma.
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