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Narendra Chanchal Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 25, 2021

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Short Biography

Narendra Chanchal was born on 16-10-1940 in Namak Mandi, Amritsar in the state of Punjab, India. He was an Indian Singer, Playback Singer, Musician, Songwriter, Writer, Poet & Autobiographer. He was famously known for his bhajans & aartis.

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His parents were followers of Goddess Durga. So, from a very young age, he got interested in Bhajans as he was brought up in a religious environment in his house. He was among the most mischievous students in his class, due to which his teacher gave him the name Chanchal, which he later added to his actual name Narendra. He took music lessons from Sri Prem Tikha in Amritsar. Soon after which he started singing Aartis and Bhajans in his locality.
He sang his first song as a playback singer in Raj Kapoor's film 'Bobby' (1973), starring Rishi Kapoor & Dimple Kapadia. The song was "BeshakMandir Masjid Todo" whose, lyrics were given by Raj KaviInderjeet Singh Tulsi. After this song, he sang several songs in Bollywood. Out of which his most popular songs are Jai Mata Di of Asha, Baki Kuchh Bacha To Mahangayi Maar Gayi of Roti Kapda Aur Makan and Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hain Mata Ne Bulaya Hain of Avtar.
The popular religious singer, Chanchalji, was a good writer and poet and his writings were often published in newspapers. Though he made his mark in Bollywood, he still opted to concentrate on devotional music.
For his contribution, Narendra Chanchal was conferred with Raj Kapoor Memorial Award. He published his biography Midnight Singer which unfolds his life story and his struggle to achieve big in singing.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He died at the age of 80 on 22/01/2021 at Apollo Hospial in New Deli, India.

DEATHDAY 22 January,2021 (Monday)

Narendra Chanchal Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Chet Ram Kharbanda and Kailash Vati into a Punjabi family in Amritsar. He is married to Namrata Chanchal.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Amritsar
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Amritsar, Punjab, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Marital Status Married
Debut As a singer - "Beshak Mandir Masjid Todo" (1973)
Best Songs Baki Kuchh Bacha To Mahangayi Maar Gayi
Chalo Bulawa Aaya Hain Mata Ne Bulaya Hain
Huye Hain Kuchh Aise Wo Humse Paraye, among others


Favorite Actor Raj Kapoor , Rishi Kapoor , Amitabh Bachchan , Rajesh Khanna
Favorite Film Director Raj Kapoor
Favorite Movie Bobby (1973)
Favorite Singer Asha Bhosle , Kumar Sanu

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Narendra Chanchal

  • His mother was a devotee of Goddess Durga and she inspired him to become a devotional singer.
  • After singing a Bollywood film song in 1994, he came back 20 years later and sang a song in 2013 released film Fukrey.
  • He released a book (his autobiography) called 'Midnight Singer'.
  • Every year, he visits Mata Vaishno Devi, Katra on 29th December and performs at Mata Vaishno Devi Darbar on 31st December, the last day of every year.

Narendra Chanchal Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Narendra Chanchal was 80 years 3 months & 6 days old age.