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Female playback singers of India

Posted on: November 12, 2009

Hindi, 2004-present nominated for flimfare awards & star screen awards

Name     Years active   Major awards    
Alisha Chinoy

 

1985-present 1 Filmfare Awards

 

Alka Yagnik

 

1979-present 2 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards, 2 IIFA Awards, 1 BJFA Award, 1 Sansui Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 3 Star Screen Awards, 1 MTV Award, BBC- Asia Pacific Nomination

 

Amirbai Karnataki

 

1935-1961

 

 

Anupama Deshpande

 

 

 

 

Anuradha Paudwal

 

1973-present 4 Filmfare Awards, 1 National Award

 

Anuradha Sriram

 

 

 

 

Anushka Manchanda

 

2006-present

 

 

Asha Bhosle

 

1943-present Padma Vibhushan, 2 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Award (plus Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award), 2 MTV Awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Award

 

Banumathi

 

 

Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan

 

B. R. Chaya

 

 

2 Karnataka State Awards

 

Chaitra HG

 

2004 – present 1 State Award, 1 Udaya Awards, 1 Rotary Young achiever Awards

 

Chinmayi

 

2002 – present

 

 

Chitra Singh

 

? – present

 

 

Falguni Pathak

 

 

 

 

Gayatri Asokan

 

 

Kerala State Film Award

 

Gayatri Iyer (Gayatri Ganjawala)

 

1996-present

 

 

Geeta Dutt

 

1946-1971

 

 

Harini

 

 

 

 

Hema Sardesai

 

1989-present

 

 

Jaspinder Narula

 

 

1 Filmfare Award, 1 Star Screen Award

 

Jikki

 

 

 

 

Jyotsna Radhakrishnan

 

1998-present Lux-Asianet Film Award

 

Kalpana

 

 

 

 

Kavita Subramaniam (Kavita Krishnamurthy)

 

1980-current Padma Shri, 4 Filmfare Awards,Yesudas Award, Priyadarshini Award, Kishore Kumar Award, 2 Bollywood Awards, 2 Zee Cine Awards, 1 Star Screen Award

 

K. S. Chitra

 

1983-present Padma Shri, 6 National Awards, 15 Kerala State Awards, 7 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 4 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 2 Karnataka State Awards

 

Lata Mangeshkar

 

1942-current Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, 3 National Awards, 6 Filmfare Awards, 2 Maharashtra State Awards

 

L. R. Eswari

 

1959 – present 6 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 6 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 4 Karnataka state awards

 

Mahalakshmi

 

 

 

 

Mahalaxmi Iyer

 

1997-present

 

 

Malathi

 

 

 

 

Malgudi Subha

 

 

 

 

Manjari

 

2004-present 1 Kerala State Award

 

Minmini

 

 

 

 

Mubarak Begum

 

1955-1968

 

 

Nihira Joshi

 

2004-present

 

 

Nityashree

 

 

 

 

Noor Jehan

 

1930-1996 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Malika-e-Tarannum

 

P. Leela

 

 

1 Kerala State Award

 

P. Madhuri

 

 

2 Kerala State Awards

 

P. Susheela

 

1951-present Padma Bhushan, 5 National Awards, 7 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 3 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 2 Kerala State Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, Doctorate from Andhra university

 

Rajkumari

 

1949-1977

 

 

Rimi Tomi

 

2000-present

 

 

Ruma Guha Thakurta

 

1944-present Bharat Nirman, Soviet Land Nehru Peace Award

 

S. Janaki

 

1957-Present 4 National Awards, 14 Kerala State Awards, 10 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 7 Tamil Nadu State Awards

 

S. P. Sailaja

 

1978-2001

 

 

Sadhana Sargam

 

1982-present 1 National Award, 2 Maharashtra State Awards, 3 Filmfare South Awards, 1 Zee Cine Award

 

Santha P. Nair

 

1951-1967

 

 

Sapna Mukherjee

 

1985-present 1 Filmfare Award

 

Shamshad Begum

 

1941-1968 Shilpa rao

 Hindi,
 
Shreya Ghoshal

 

2002-present 3 National Awards, 4 Filmfare Awards, 2 Filmfare South Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 4 IIFA Awards, 1 Tamil Nadu state award

 

Shubha Mudgal

 

1996-present

 

 

Shweta Mohan

 

2002 – present 1 Kerala State Award

 

Shweta Pandit

 

1999-present

 

 

Srilekha Parthasarathy

 

2002-present

 

 

Sudha Malhotra

 

1954-1982

 

 

Sujatha

 

1977-present 3 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 2 Kerala State Awards

 

Sulakshana Pandit

 

 

 

 

Suman Kalyanpur

 

1954-1981

 

 

Sumangali

 

 

 

 

Suneeta

 

1995-present

 

 

Sunidhi Chauhan

 

2000-present 1 Filmfare Award, Filmfare R. D. Burman Award, 1 Zee Cine Award, 2 IIFA Awards, 2 Star Screen Awards

 

Suraiya

 

about 1942-1965

 

 

Swarnalatha

 

1983 Present 1 National Award, 2 Tamilnadu state Awards, 4 Filmfare Awards, 1 AndraPradesh government Nandhi Award, Tamilnadu government Kalaimamani Award

 

Tulsi Kumar

 

 

 

 

Usha

 

1999-present 3 Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards

 

Usha Khanna

 

1960-present

 

 

Usha Mangeshkar

 

1954-present

 

 

Usha Uthup

 

1966-present Rajiv Gandhi Purashkar Award, Mahila Shiromoni Purashkar Award, Channel V Award, The People’s Support Award

 

Vani Jayaram

 

1971-1992 3 National Awards

 

Vasundhara Das

 

1999-present

 

 

singing

  • Juhi Chawla
  • Madhuri Dixit
  • Noor Jehan
  • Sridevi
  • Suraiya
  • Vasundhara Das
  • Meena
  • Shalini
  • Priyanka Chopra
  • Mamta Mohandas
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