Alka Yagnik is undoubtedly queen of playback singing. She has sung more than 2,000 songs in 1,114 Hindi movies. She is a recipient of seven Filmfare Awards for Best Female Playback Singer and two-time recipient of the National Film Award. This number speaks of her unmatchable contribution to Indian cinema and music.
She started singing at the mere age of 6 years old. Her first commercial Bollywood song was Payal Ki Jhankaar in 1980. But she rose to fame with the song Ek Do Teen from the film Tezaab.
Most of her duets are with established singers Kumar Sanu, Udit Narayan and Sonu Nigam.
List of Alka Yagnik Songs
|Laddu Motichur Ka||Hote Hote Pyaar Ho Gaya||Rani Malik|
|Humne Suna Hai||Mere Yaar Ki Shaadi Hai||Javed Akhtar|
|Dil Kehta Hai Chal Unse Mil||Akele Hum Akele Tum||Majrooh Sultanpuri|
|Ek Dil Hai||Ek Rishtaa||Sameer|
|Ghanan Ghanan||Lagaan||Javed Akhtar|
|Gazab Ka Hai Din||Qayamat se Qayamat Tak||Majrooh Sultanpuri|
|Jabse Dekha Hai||Mujhe Kucch Kehna Hai||Sameer|
|Mela Dilon Ka Aata Hai||Mela||Dev Kohli, Dharmesh Darshan|
|Dil Dil||Ishq Hai Tumse||Sanjay Chhel|
|Mujhse Dosti Karoge||Mujhse Dosti Karoge||Anand Bakshi|
|Paas Bulati Hai Itna Rulati Hai||Jaanwar||Sameer|
|Aayega Maza Ab Barsaat Ka||Andaaz||Sameer|
|Meri Mehbooba||Pardes||Anand Bakshi|
|Aayegi Har Pal Tujhe Meri Yaad||Andolan||Sameer|
|Saaton Janam Mein Tere||Dilwale||Sameer|
|Kisi Se Tum Pyaar Karo||Andaaz||Sameer|
|Ladki Badi Anjaani Hai||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Sameer|
|Jadoo Hai Tera Hi Jadoo||Ghulam||Sameer|
|Pehli Pehli Baar Mohabbat Ki Hai||Sirf Tum||Sameer|
|Jo Haal Dil Ka||Sarfarosh||Sameer|
|Teri Chunariya||Hello Brother||Sudhakar Sharma|
|Sun Sun Nanhe Lori Ki Dhun||Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata Hai||Manish Tripathi|
|Suraj Hua Maddham||Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham||Anil Pandey|
|Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Kuch Kuch Hota Hai||Sameer|
|Ram Jaane||Ram Jaane||Anand Bakshi|
|Pehle Kabhi Na Mera Haal||Baghban||Sameer|
|Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai||Saajan||Sameer|
|Agar Tum Saath Ho||Tamasha||Irshad Kamil|
Interesting Trivia About Alka Yagnik
- Alka Yagnik is ranked No. 1 in YouTube's Music Charts & Insights list of top global artists as of 16 July 2020.
- She sang Bhajans for All India Radio (Kolkata) when she was six years old.
- She is India’s third most popular female singer after Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle.
- Her song "Taal Se Taal Mila" from the movie Taal was voted as the best song of the century in a poll.
- She got into controversy for singing sensational songs Choli Ke Peeche (Khalnayak) and Din Mein Leti Hai (Amanaat).
- She is married to businessman Neeraj Kapoor and has a daughter named Syesha Kapoor.