Alka Yagnik
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Alka Yagnik
Born20 March 1966 (age 54)

NationalityIndian
OccupationPlayback singer
Spouse(s)
Neeraj Kapoor (m. 1989)
Children1
Awards
Musical career
GenresBollywood and regional filmi playback singing
InstrumentsVocals
Years active1980–present

Alka Yagnik (born 20 March 1966) is an Indian playback singer. She is noted in Indian cinema for a career spanning over three decades. She holds a record of being the only nominee in the category of Female Playback Singer, as in the year 1994 she had three solo nomination and the fourth one was with Ila Arun. She is a record seven-time winner from a record of 36 nominations of the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer, a two-time recipient of the National Film Award as well as several other music awards and honours listed below. Further, as many as twenty of her tracks feature in BBC’s “Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time” review. She is one of prolific female playback singer who has sung maximum number of female solos in her Bollywood career. She is ranked No. 1 in the YouTube’s Music Charts & Insights list of top global artists as of 12 March 2020. She has been on the chart for 182 weeks with 348 million views.

 

      

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