Udit Narayan

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Udit Narayan
Udit Narayan in May 2013
Background information
Born (1955-12-01) December 1, 1955 (age 62)
Saptari District, Nepal
GenresFilmi music, Pop music, Indian classical music, Folk music
OccupationsPlayback singer
Years active1980–present

Udit Narayan (born 1 December 1955) is a Nepali playback singer.[1] He has sung in 32 different languages, including Nepali, Hindi, Urdu, Tamil, and Malayalam. He has won three National Film Awards and five Filmfare Awards. In 2001, he was awarded the Prabal Gorkha Dakshin bahu by the late king Birendra Bir Bikram Shahdev of Nepal and also awarded the Padma Shri (fourth highest civilian award) by the Government of India in 2009.[2]

Career[change | change source]

Udit Narayan started his singer career in 1980 in his native country Nepal. His first breakthrough came eight years later in 1988, when he was given chance by music duo, Anand-Milind to sing for the movie Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak. Since then he has done playback singing for over 100 movies.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Udit Narayan biography". Retrieved 2012-09-21.
  2. "Awards received by Udit Narayan". Retrieved 2012-09-21.

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