Sudha Malhotra

Singer, Music Director
Born: Nov 30, 1936
 

Sudha Malhotra is an Indian playback singer who was popular in the 1950s and 60s. Born on 30 November 1936 in Delhi, she grew up in Lahore, Bhopal and Firozpur and is a graduate in music from Agra University.

It was music director Ghulam Haider who discovered and promoted her as a child artist in the movie “Arzoo” (1950) where she sang “Milaa Gaye Nain”. She went on to sing in movies like “Mirza Ghalib” (1954), “Narsi Bhagat” (1957), “Ab Dilli Door Nahin” (1957), “Girlfriend” (1960) and “Barsaat Ki Raat” (1960).

Some of her popular songs are “Tum Meri Rakho Laaj Hari” (“Dekh Kabira Roya”, 1957), “Hum Tumhare Hain” (“Chalti Ka Naam Gaadi”, 1958), “Kaa Se Kahun Mann Ki Baat” (“Dhool Ka Phool”, 1959) and “Salaam-e-Hasrat Qubool Kar Lo” (“Baabar”, 1960). The last song that she sang in Bollywood was “Yeh Pyar Tha Ya Kuch Aur Tha” in Raj Kapoor’s movie “Prem Rog” (1982).

Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 2013 - Government Of India - Padma Shri

Discography


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Film


 

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Singer

Bansuriya Kaahe Bajai Bansuriya Kaahe Bajai
Album: Aagosh
Singer: Lata Mangeshkar, Sudha Malhotra
Music Director: Roshan
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Filmi, Hindi Folk
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Yaad Hai Yeh Husnwale (Jaan Lena Hai Agar) Yaad Hai Yeh Husnwale (Jaan Lena Hai Agar)
Album: Alam Ara Ki Beti
Singer: Sudha Malhotra, Jaani Babu Qawwal
Music Director: Bipin Datta
Lyricist: Anwar Farrukhabadi
Genre: Filmi, Sufi/Qawwali
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Ae Gardish-E-Zamana Kab Tak Ye Gham Sahenge Ae Gardish-E-Zamana Kab Tak Ye Gham Sahenge
   
Album: Alladin Leila
Singer: Sudha Malhotra, Talat Mahmood
Music Director: A.R. Qureshi
Lyricist: Kaif Irfani
Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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Bijli Si Dil Pe Giri Jaye Re Bijli Si Dil Pe Giri Jaye Re
 
Album: Alladin Leila
Singer: Sudha Malhotra
Music Director: A.R. Qureshi
Lyricist: Asad Bhopali
Genre: Filmi
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Neechi Neechi Nazren Uthao Zara Oopar Neechi Neechi Nazren Uthao Zara Oopar
   
Album: Alladin Leila
Singer: Sudha Malhotra
Music Director: A.R. Qureshi
Lyricist: Asad Bhopali
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Most Popular Songs

Na To Karvan Ki Talash Hai Na To Karvan Ki Talash Hai
Album: Barsaat Ki Raat
Singer: Manna Dey, Asha Bhosle, Sudha Malhotra, S.D. Batish
Music Director: Roshan
Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
Genre: Filmi, Sufi/Qawwali
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Yeh Hai Ishq Ishq (Part I) Yeh Hai Ishq Ishq (Part I)
Album: Barsaat Ki Raat
Singer: Mohammed Rafi, Manna Dey, S.D. Batish, Sudha Malhotra
Music Director: Roshan
Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
Genre: Filmi, Sufi/Qawwali
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Aaj Mujhe Kuchh Kehna Hai Aaj Mujhe Kuchh Kehna Hai
Album: Girl Friend
Singer: Kishore Kumar, Sudha Malhotra
Music Director: Hemant Kumar
Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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Tum Mujhe Bhool Bhi Jao To Tum Mujhe Bhool Bhi Jao To
Album: Didi
Singer: Sudha Malhotra, Mukesh
Music Director: Sudha Malhotra
Lyricist: Sahir Ludhianvi
Genre: Filmi, Ghazal
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Maalik Tere Jahan Mein Maalik Tere Jahan Mein
Album: Ab Dilli Door Nahin
Singer: Sudha Malhotra
Music Director: Dattaram Wadkar
Lyricist: Shailendra
Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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