Alka Yagnik is a very popular playback singer of the Bollywood film industry. She was born on March 20, 1966. She has been working in the Hindi film industry for three decades. She had bagged seven Filmfare awards out of the thirty five nominations at the Filmfare awards. It was for the best playback singer award category. Her singing is quite beautiful and she was felicitated by many icons.
She came to the Bollywood industry as a singer at her early age. This gave her a lot of experience and she groomed herself as a consistent and successful singer. Alka Yagnik's songs were listed more than 20 times in the “BBC's “Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time”. Alka Yagnik was born in Kolkata on 20 March, 1966 to the Gujarati-Hindu parents. She started her singing career at the age of six while she had sung the song for the All India Radio, Kolkata.
She came to Mumbai at the age of 10 as a child singer. She had sung 2482 songs in 1114 films as of date. Alka Yagnik has a soothing voice that manifests the song even better. She is the fifth most successful and prominent singer of Bollywood cinema. Her career in Bollywood has been more than three decades and she had pulled out pretty good in the duet numbers. She is a classically trained singer who had profound knowledge in it. Alka Yagnik had won a lot of awards in the prominent ones like Zee Cine Awards, Star screen awards, Filmfare, IIFA awards, Bollywood movie awards, etc. Alka Yagnik had been highly rewarded for having won a lot of Filmfare awards and got the maximum number of nominations.
In the hundred years of Hindi cinema function, Alka Yagnik's song “Taal Se Taal Mila” from the movie Taal was voted as the best song of the century. This had been done by Fever 104, , Hindustan Times and DesiMartini. She has been active in the Cinema industry since 1980.