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Pankaj Udhas was born on 17-05-1951 in Jetpur, Rajkot in the state of Gujarat, India. He’s an Indian Singer & Playback Singer who’s best known as a ghazals singer at the Bollywood film industry.
|Other Professions:||Playback Singer|
Pankaj Udhas Biography, Relationship & Career
Pankaj Udhas was introduced to ghazals and point singing with his elder brother Manhar Udhas. He gave his maiden stage performance at the time of crisis through the Indian-Sino war. He sang the song “Aye Mere Watan KeLogo”. As a token of appreciation, somebody in the audience gave him Rs. 51.
A few years later, he enrolled in the Sangeet Natya Academy, Rajkot, and learned Tabla from there. Following his training Tabla was finished, he began his training in classical singing under the watchful eyes of Master Navrang. After years of hard work, he finally got to sing in the movie called “Kamna”.
Since his interest was in singing ghazals, he learned Urdu and spent a lot of time in the US and Canada, and did various Ghazal concerts. Upon his return, he introduced Ghazal album called Aahat released in the year 1980. After which, he’s released over 50 ghazal albums and all of them are well received. It is difficult though to pinpoint one but his album Mehak was arguably the greatest hit album of his career. This album’s songs Chupke Chupke Sakhiyo Se Wo, MekhaneSeSharabSe, and YuMereKhatKa became a smash hit.
His ghazals NaKajreKiDhar, Jiye to Jiye, and Mahia Teri Kasam are worth mentioning. As a ghazal singer, he appeared in movies such as Saajan, Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayi, and Yeh Dillagi.
For his immense contribution, he’s received n number of awards. He was felicitated by the Padma Shri Award in 2006 by the government of India.
Pankaj Udhas was born to Keshubhai Udhas & Jituben Udhas. He has two brothers Manhar Udhas and Nirmal Udhas. Both of his brothers also are singers. He’s married to Farida Udhas and together the couple is blessed with three daughters named Reva, Hasrina, and Nayaab.
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Personal Info of Pankaj Udhas
|Home Town||Jetpur, Gujarat|
|Address||Jetpur, Rajkot, Gujarat, India|
|School||Virani High School, Bhavnagar Vidhya Vihar High School, Atkot, Rajkot|
|College||Sir BPTI Bhavnagar, Bhavnagar St. Xavier's College, Mumbai Wilson College, Mumbai|
|Hobbies||Playing Golf, Travelling, Listening Music, Watching Horse Racing|
Favourite things of Pankaj Udhas
|Favorite food||Hyderabadi Murgh Biryani & Tandoori Chicken|