For all your dictionary needs!
Tip. You can look up words, expressions, names, titles...

Alka Yagnik

Person

Who is Alka Yagnik?

Alka Yagnik is an Indian playback singer. She is noted in Hindi cinema with a career spanning three decades.She is a record seven-time winner from a record of 35 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 & honours listed below. Further, as many as 20 of her tracks feature in BBC's "Top 40 Bollywood Soundtracks of all time" review.

  • also known as Alisha Yaagnik; Alka Yagnic; Alka Y.; Alka Y; Alaka Yagnik; Alaka; Alkayagnik; Yagnik, Alka; Alka Yagnick
  • born on (49 years ago) in Kolkata
  • ethnicity: Bengali Hindus, Gujarati people, Indian people
  • nationality: India
  • religion: Hinduism
  • education: Modern High School for Girls
  • profession: Singer, playback singer
  • member of musical group Alka Yagnik & Kumar Sanu
  • genre: Filmi
  • albums: "Haseen Raatein", "Best of Alka Yagnik", "Maa Ki Mahima-kar de Beda Paar, Vol. 3", "Yamunashtak", "24 KARAT GOLD - Duets", "Shairana", "Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak"
  • filmography: "The Big Hits"
  • some of the nominations and awards:
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Mere Angne Mein" (Laawaris)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Ek Do Teen" (Tezaab)
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Ek Do Teen" (Tezaab)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Dekha Hai Pehli Baar" (Saajan)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Aisi Deewangi" (Deewana)
      • National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke" (Song: Ghoonghat Ki Aad Se)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Baazigar O Baazigar" (Baazigar)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Palki Pe Hoke Sawar" (Khalnayak)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer (Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke)
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Choli Ke Peechhe (female)" (Khalnayak), with Ila Arun
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Chura Ke Dil Mera" (Main Khiladi Tu Anari)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Raah Mein" (Vijaypath)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Akhiyaan Milaoon Kabhi" (Raja)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Raja Ko Rani Se Pyaar" (Akele Hum Akele Tum)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Bahon Ke Darmiyan" (Khamoshi: The Musical)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Pardesi Pardesi" (Raja Hindustani)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Mere Khwaabon Mein Tu" (Gupt: The Hidden Truth)
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Meri Mehbooba" (Pardes)
      • National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" (Song: Kuch Kuch Hota Hai)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" (Kuch Kuch Hota Hai)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Chamma Chamma Baaje Re" (China Gate)
      • nominated to International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Kuch Kuch Hota Hain", with Udit Narayan
      • nominated to International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Mera Mann", with Udit Narayan
      • Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female - "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai"
      • Bollywood Movie Award – Best Playback Singer Female - "Kuch Kuch Hota Hai" (Kuch Kuch Hota Hai)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Chand Chupa Badal Mein" (Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam)
      • nominated to International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Kaho Naa Pyar Hai" (Hindi Film), with Udit Narayan
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Taal Se Taal Mila" (Taal)
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Taal Se Taal Mila" (Taal)
      • IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Taal Se Taal Mila" (Taal)
      • International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Kaho Naa Pyar Hai" (Hindi Film), with Udit Narayan
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Hai Mera Dil" (Josh)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Panchhi Nadiyan Pawan Ke Jhoken" (Refugee)
      • nominated to International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Mitwa" (Hindi Film), with Udit Narayan, Sukhwinder Singh, Srinivas
      • nominated to International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hain Dil Se" (Hindi Film), with Kumar Sanu & Udit Narayan
      • nominated to International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India - "Aaja Mahiya" (Hindi Film), with Udit Narayan
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hain Dil Se" (Dhadkan)
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Dil Ne Yeh Kaha Hain Dil Se" (Dhadkan)
      • Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female - "Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai"
      • IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai" (Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai)
      • Bollywood Movie Award – Best Playback Singer Female - "Kaho Naa Pyaar Hai" (Kaho Na Pyar Hai)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "San Sanana" (Asoka)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Jaane Kyon" (Dil Chahta Hai)
      • nominated to Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female - "Suraj Hua Maddham"
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "O Rey Chhori"
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "O Rey Chhori" (Lagaan)
      • Bollywood Movie Award – Best Playback Singer Female - "San Sanana" (Asoka)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Aapke Pyaar Mein" (Secret)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Sanam Mere Humraaz" (Humraaz)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Oodhni" (Tere Naam)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Tauba Tumhare Ishare" (Chalte Chalte)
      • nominated to Indian Telly Award for Best Title Singer for a TV Show - "Piya Ka Ghar" (Shreya Creations)
      • nominated to Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female - "Oodhni"
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Seemayen Bulaye" (LOC Kargil)
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Kal Ho Naa Ho (sad)" (Kal Ho Naa Ho)
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Oodhni" (Tere Naam)
      • Star Guild Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Oodhni" (Tere Naam)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Laal Dupatta" (Mujhse Shaadi Karogi)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Saanwariya Saanwariya" (Swades)
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Aakhe Bandh Karke" (Aitraaz)
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - ""Hum Tum" (sad version)" (Hum Tum)
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Lal Dupatta" (Mujhse Shaadi Karogi)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Hum Tum" (Hum Tum)
      • Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Hum Tum" (Hum Tum)
      • nominated to Star Guild Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Hum Tum" (Hum Tum)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Tumhi Dekho Na" (Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna)
      • nominated to IIFA Award for Best Female Playback - "Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna" (Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna)
      • Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Female - "Tumhi Dekho Na" (Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna)
      • Bollywood Movie Award – Best Playback Singer Female - "Kabhi Alvida Na Kehna" (Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna)
      • nominated to Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer - "Tu Muskura" (Yuvvraaj)
  • official website: www.alkayagnik.co.in

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Alka Yagnik

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Share this page

Next...

Go to the wordplay of Alka Yagnik for some fun with words!


Privacy Policy | Cookies Policy
Keyword Tool | Romanian-English Dictionary