Here are some interesting facts about Alka Yagnik on her birthday.

Alka Yagnik who turns 50 today is all named up to be the most renowned and top driving playback vocalists in Indian film industry. There’s no denying that she has been the leading voice of B-Town in her three decade long career — bagged a record seven-times the Filmfare Award out 36 nominations for the Best Female Playback singer.

She was the true gem of the music world and therefore, became the first choice of all the music directors. She has worked with all the renowned music directors and sung duet with numerous renowned vocalists: Abhijeet, Sonu Nigam, Nadeem Shravan to name some.

Let's have a look on some interesting facts about the 'Ek do teen chaar' singer :
-As many as 20 of her tracks feature in BBC's "Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time" review.

-At 14 she recorded the first song for the film Payal Ki Jhankaar in the year 1980.


-She is a two-time recipient of the National film Award. She also has the ability of singing melodies in Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, Bengali, Punjabi, Telugu, Marathi thus numerous more dialects.


-In her so far vocational career, she has sung very nearly 2,482 Hindi melodies in 1,114 movies.

-At six years old, she began singing for Akashvani in Calcutta.

News24 Bureau