Usha Uthup

Also credited as: Usha Iyer
Singer, Lyricist, Actor
Born: Nov 07, 1947
 
 

Usha Uthup is a very popular Indian pop, jazz and playback singer. Usha Uthup was born in Mumbai as Usha Iyer on November 8th, 1947. She belonged to a Tamil Brahmin family hailing from Madras. Her father Sami Iyer was a police commissioner in Mumbai. She has three sisters (Sami Sisterts), who are also singers and two brothers. As a child, she was not encouraged to pursue music in school as her voice did not fall into the conventional bracket of singing.

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Awards


 
    Individual Awards:
  • 2011 - Government Of India - Padma Shri
  • 2016 - Mirchi Music Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award
  • 2024 - Government Of India - Padma Bhushan
  • Song Awards:
  • 2011 - Filmfare Awards - Best Female Playback Singer - 7 Khoon Maaf - Darling

Discography


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Film


 

Lyricist




 

Singer

Good Times And Bad Times Good Times And Bad Times
Album: Bombay Talkie
Singer: Usha Iyer
Music Director: Shankar - Jaikishan
Lyricist: Hasrat Jaipuri
Genre: Filmi, Pop
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Album Category: English, Film
 
Hari Om Tat Sat Hari Om Tat Sat
Album: Bombay Talkie
Singer: Usha Iyer
Music Director: Shankar - Jaikishan
Lyricist: Usha Iyer
Genre: Classic Pop
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Album Category: English, Film
 
Listen To The Pouring Rain Listen To The Pouring Rain
Album: Bombay To Goa
Singer: Usha Iyer
Music Director: Various artists
Lyricist: Usha Iyer, Various artists
Genre: Pop, Byla, Medley
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
 
Jogan Pritam Ki Jogan Pritam Ki
   
Album: Devi
Singer: Usha Iyer, Lakshmi Shankar
Music Director: Laxmikant - Pyarelal
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Genre: Filmi, Bhajan, Carnatic
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
 
Hare Rama Hare Krishna (I Love You) Hare Rama Hare Krishna (I Love You)
Album: Hare Rama Hare Krishna
Singer: Asha Bhosle, Usha Iyer
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Genre: Filmi, Pop
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
 



 

Most Popular Songs

Doston Se Pyar Kiya Doston Se Pyar Kiya
Album: Shaan
Singer: Usha Uthup
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Genre: Pop, Jazz, Filmi
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
 
Hare Rama Hare Krishna (I Love You) Hare Rama Hare Krishna (I Love You)
Album: Hare Rama Hare Krishna
Singer: Asha Bhosle, Usha Iyer
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Genre: Filmi, Pop
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Citylights (Title Song) Citylights (Title Song)
Album: Citylights
Singer: Usha Uthup, Ustad Rashid Khan
Music Director: Jeet Ganguly
Lyricist: Rashmi Singh
Genre: Sugam, Hindustani, Rock
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One Two Cha Cha Cha One Two Cha Cha Cha
Album: Shalimar
Singer: Usha Uthup
Music Director: R.D. Burman
Lyricist: Anand Bakshi
Genre: Pop, Carnatic, Jazz
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Album Category: Hindi, Film
 
Tu Mujhe Jaan Se Bhi Pyara Hai Tu Mujhe Jaan Se Bhi Pyara Hai
Album: Wardat
Singer: Bappi Lahiri, Usha Uthup
Music Director: Bappi Lahiri
Lyricist: Ramesh Pant
Genre: Filmi, Pop
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Filmography


Actor


7 Khoon Maaf

Bombay Talkie

Bombay To Goa

Hattrick

Rock On 2
 
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