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


 

Music Director



 

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 Dur Nahin
    Singer: Sudha Malhotra
    Music Director: Dattaram Wadkar
    Lyricist: Shailendra
    Genre: Filmi, Sugam
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