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Anuradha Paudwal Biography, Age, Height, Husband, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : October 27, 2022

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Short Biography

Anuradha Paudwal was born with the name "Alka Nadkarni" on 27-10-1952 in Karwar, Uttara Kannada in the state of Karnataka, India. She is an Indian Playback Singer & Singer who is known for her work in Bollywood. Besides Hindi, she has sung songs in several languages like Bengali, Marathi, Kannada, Odia, Nepali, Punjabi & Tamil.

Other Name: Alka Nadkarni
Other Professions: Singer
Appearance: Bollywood Hindi Bengali Marathi Kannada Odia Nepali Punjabi Tamil

Anuradha Paudwal Complete Bio & Career

She was among the most successful singers during the 1990s and has won a National Award and 4 Filmfare Award for best singer. Her maiden Filmfare award, she received for the song Mere Man Bajo Mridang of the film Utsav in 1986.Come the 1990s and she created history by winning the best singer award for three consecutive years from 1990 to 1992 for the song Nazar Ke Saamne from Aashiqui, Title Track from Dil Hai Ki Manta Nahin and Dhak Dhak Karne Laga from the film Beta. In 1990s decade her voice was mostly used for ace actresses Pooja Bhatt and Madhuri Dixit. Apart from singing in movies, she has delivered a series of hit albums like Choodiyan, Ishq Hua, Afsana and several others. In addition to films and albums, she has sung several devotional songs and bhajans as well.
Anuradha Paudwal made her singing debut at the age of 19 by singing a Sanskrit shloka in the film Abhimaan in 1973. She got her first major break as a playback singer with the song Aap Beati of the film titled Kalicharan in 1976. Her collaboration with the King of cassettes, Gulshan Kumar completely changes her fortunes. Through T-Series, she got the opportunity to sing in films like Dil, Dil Hai Ki Maanta Nahi, Aashiqui and several others, thus helped her in establishing herself as one of the leading singers of Bollywood.  She has worked with noted music composers like Anu Malik, Nadeem Shravan and A.R. Rehman amongst others.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2017 Arts

Anuradha Paudwal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Father Name Not Known
Mother Name Not Known
Siblings Not Known
Husband Arun Paudwal (Died on 01-11-1991)
Son Aditya Paudwal (Died on 12-09-2020)
Daughter Kavita Paudwal

She was married to a music composer Arun Paudwal in 1969. Her husband Arun died on 01-11-1991. The couple was blessed with a son named Aditya Paudwal and a daughter, Kavita Paudwal. Her son Aditya died on 12-09-2020 due to kidney failure at the age of 35. Her daughter Kavita is a playback singer. 

Life's Important Dates Of Anuradha Paudwal

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Dark Brown
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Karwar, Bombay State (now Karnataka), India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, India
School N/A
College St. Xavier's College, Mumbai, India
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Reading, Travelling, Listening Music
Marital Status Married
Debut A Sanskrit 'Shloka' film Abhiman (1973)
Best Friends N/A
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best Songs Mere Jeevan Saathi Pyar Kiye Jaa
Hum Tumhe Itna Pyar Karenge
Main Duniya Bhula Doonga
Maiyya Yashoda
Dhak Dhak Karne Laga - among others


Favorite Color Red, Pink, Yellow
Favorite Actress Rekha , Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar , Kishore Kumar
Favorite Place Dubai, Srinagar
Favorite Dress Saree
Favorite Food Rice with Curry

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Anuradha Paudwal

  • Anuradha is an eminent Social worker who used to help the families of soldiers who lost their lives for the nation's sake and the people who need food to live.
  • During the COVID-19 outbreak, she has donated Oxygen concentrators to the hospital for the help of patients.
  • In 2017, She was honored with the fourth-highest Civilian award of the India ''Padma Shri''.
  • Anuradha lost her son Aditya Paudwal at the age of 35 due to kidney failure last year.

Anuradha Paudwal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

70 years, 4months, 25 days old age Anuradha Paudwal will turn 71 on 27 October, 2023. Only 7 months, 2 days, 20 hours,52 minutes has left for her next birthday.

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Anuradha Paudwal has celebrated the total number of 71 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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