An Indian singer known for his singing in 20 languages. Started her career in 1943. Made her debut as an actress in the film Mai (2013).
Achievements: Hounoured with Padma Vibhushan (2008) by govt. of India and Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2000). Acknowledged by the the Guinness Book of World Records as the most recorded artist (2011)
Winner of Filmfare Awards: 1968: "Garibon ki Suno" (Dus Lakh, 1966) 1973: "Dum Maro Dum" (Hare Rama Hare Krishna, 1972) 1979: "Yeh Mera Dil" (Don, 1978) 1987: Nightingale Of Asia Award (from the Indo–Pak Association, UK). 2001: Lifetime Achievement Award