Kishori Amonkar

Singer, Music Director
Born: Apr 10, 1932
Death: Apr 03, 2017
 

Classical singer Kishori Amonkar was born to classical singer Mogubai Kudrikar of the Jaipur gharana. It is from her mother that she received her initial training in Hindustani music. 

Although she is known for her classical singing, she has also dabbled with lighter forms of music, including film music. Her first film (and the only Hindi film song) as playback singer was “Geet Gaya Pattharon Ne” (1964), in which she sang the title song.

She was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1987 and the Padma Vibhushan in 2002 and has also attained the title of ‘Vidushi’.

Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 1987 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • 2002 - Government Of India - Padma Vibhushan

Discography


Film


 

Music Director



 

Singer

Geet Gaaya Patharon Ne (Solo) Geet Gaaya Patharon Ne (Solo)
  • Album: Geet Gaaya Patharon Ne
    Singer: Kishori Amonkar
    Music Director: Ram Lal
    Lyricist: Hasrat Jaipuri
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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    Aalaap - I Aalaap - I
     
  • Album: Drishti
    Singer: Kishori Amonkar
    Music Director: Kishori Amonkar
    Genre: Hindustani, Sugam
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    Aalaap - II Aalaap - II
     
  • Album: Drishti
    Singer: Kishori Amonkar
    Music Director: Kishori Amonkar
    Genre: Hindustani
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    Aalaap - III Aalaap - III
     
  • Album: Drishti
    Singer: Kishori Amonkar
    Music Director: Kishori Amonkar
    Genre: Hindustani
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    Ek Hi Sang Hute Ek Hi Sang Hute
  • Album: Drishti
    Singer: Kishori Amonkar
    Music Director: Kishori Amonkar
    Lyricist: Vasant Dev
    Genre: Hindustani, Sugam
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