February 04, 2023

Pandit Chhannulal Mishra Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 1, 2021

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Short Biography

Chhannulal Mishra was born on 03-08-1936 in Hariharpur, Azamgarh in the state of Uttar Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Singer, Musician & Playback Singer who is known for his Hindustani classical singing and Thumri Raag. He also has worked for Bollywood as a playback singer.

Other Name: Chhannulal Mishra, Pt Chhannulal Mishra, Pandit Chhannulal Badri Prasad Mishra
Other Professions: Musician Playback Singer
Appearance: Bollywood

Pandit Chhannulal Mishra Complete Bio & Career

Pandit Chunnilal is considered the heart of Hindustani classical music. He belongs to Kirana Gharana of the Hindustani classical music, Bihar, and specialist of Thumri. His first teacher was his father Badri Prasad Misra who taught him the basics of thumri. Then he followed Ustad Abdul Ghani Khana belonger of Kirana Gharana. Later he got training from Thakur Jaidev Mishra who was one of the Indian musicologists who worked for the development of All India Radio. 
Most of his music was encouraged by Indian literature and he tries to promote Indian culture. Some of his famous releases are Anjali, Ramcharitmanas, Krishna Madhav, Rama Raga, Shiv Vivah, Tulsidas, Sprit of Benaras.

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Honours & Awards

Padma Bhushan Civilian Award 2010 Arts
Padma Vibhushan Civilian Award 2020 Arts

Pandit Chhannulal Mishra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Badri Prasad Mishra. He was married to Manorama Mishra who died on 26-04-2021 from COVID-19 at the age of 76. He has a son named Ramkumar Mishra, an Indian Tabla Player. He has two daughters named Sangeeta Mishra & Namrata Mishra. On 01-05-2021, his elder daughter Sangeeta died from COVID-19.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White

Personal Info

Home Town Hariharpur, Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India
School N/A
College N/A
Qualification N/A
Hobbies Singing Bhajans
Marital Status Married
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website http://www.chhannulalmishra.com


Favorite Color White, Golden
Favorite Actress Nargis Dutt , Meena Kumari
Favorite Actor Raj Kapoor , Dilip Kumar
Favorite Singer Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Dress Kurta Pyjama
Favorite Food Kheer

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Pandit Chhannulal Mishra

  • Pandit Chunnilal is the soul of Hindustani classical music.
  • He was awarded the ''Shiromani Award'' of Sur Singer Sansad, Bombay.
  • He sang two songs in 2011's movie ''Aarakshan'' including one title song.
  • He is very down-to-earth and always tries to uphold their culture.

Pandit Chhannulal Mishra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

86 years, 6months, 1 day old age Pandit Chhannulal Mishra will turn 87 on 03 August, 2023. Only 5 months, 29 days, 17 hours,35 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Pandit Chhannulal Mishra has celebrated the total number of 87 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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