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Shobha Gurtu

Biography

The particular successor to influential Indian classical vocalist Begium Akhtar, Shobha Gurtu continues to be inspiring audiences with her husky, but, melodic, vocals for a lot more than six years. A master from the thumri design of performing, Gurtu was referred to as “expansive, spontaneous, however laidback” by the days Of India. Shobha received her first schooling from her mom, Menakabai Shirodkar, a well-known professional dancer. She afterwards studied traditional Indian music with Ustad Nathan Khan and light traditional and well-known music with Ustad Gamman Khan. After launching a large number of recordings in India, Gurtu received an eternity achievement award in the Maharashtra government within the early-1990s. Her initial internationally distributed record was Shobha Gurtu (CMP, 1990), and her latest work continues to be as a visitor vocalist on albums by her kid, Trilok Gurtu.

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Full Name Shobha Gurtu
Died September 27, 2004, Mumbai, India
Profession Singer
Nationality Indian
Children Trilok Gurtu
Awards Padma Bhushan, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for Hindustani Music - Vocal
Music Songs Yaad Piya Ki Aaye, Saiyan Rooth Gaye, Majhiya Priyala Preet, Sawan Ki Ritu, Saiyaan Nikas Gaye - Mishra Bhairvi, Naiya Padi Majdhar Thumri, Dadra "Rangi Saari Gulabi Chunariya", Main To Khelungi, Aaj Biraj Mein, Saiyan Doli Leke Aaye, Chaitar Chunari Rangade, Dadra, Bedardi Ban Gaye Koi, Main To Khelungi Un Sang Hori - Mishra Peelu, Najaria Lage Nahin, Hum To Yun Apni, Kahin Dekhori Ghanshyam, Sakhiri Mora Maike Mein, Bandhan Bandho Raag Bhopali, Magh Mein Shyam, Haan Piya Jaavo Jaavo Mose Na Bolo - Dadra Mishra Jhinjhoti, Mitkar Bhi Mohabbat Mein, Saiyaan Rooth Gaye - Dadra, Radha Nand Kunwar Samjhaye - Thumri, Mishra Khamaaj, Chhai Ghata Ghan Ghore, Tyanich Chhedile Ga, Nathaniya Ne Hay Ram, Aaj Biraj Me Hori Re Rasia Rasia, Hamri Atariya Pe Aaja Re Thumri - Raga Sindh Ubhairavi, Anchara Chhodo Kanhai, Rang Rangilo Rajasthan, Chaitar Chunari Rangaa Dey
Albums Bhaktimala, Tribute to Thumri Queen, The Best Of Shobha Gurtu, Shringar, Vol. 2, Rang Dari, Etched In Time, Daman -E- Ghazals, Golden Raaga Collection II - Shobha Gurtu, Main Bagiyan Mein, Golden Raaga Collection I - Shobha Gurtu, Classical Treasures Vol. 1, Saiyan Nikas Gaye Vol-1, Shobha Gurtu, Saptarishi, Saiyan Nikas Gaye Vol-2, Shobha Gurtu (Live At NCPA), Rare Ragas Vol. 7, Humse Nazar Kahe Pheri, Classical Treasures Vol. 2, Live in Concert -Shobha Gurtu, The Genius Of Shobha Gurtu, Girija Devi Shobha Gurtu, Maifal Shobha Gurtu, At Her Creative Best, Greatest Thumries, Prem Ras (Thumri - Dadra - Chaiti), Hari Ke Goon Gavo, Shringar: The Many Moods of Love - Volume 2, Tarz, Songs Of The Seasons - Shobha Gurtu - Volume 2, Bhakti Mala Meera Bhajans
Nominations Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer


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Music Department

Music Department

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prahaar: The Final Attack 1991 playback singer
Faasle 1985 playback singer
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki 1978 playback singer - as Shobha Gurtoo
Pakeezah 1972 playback singer - uncredited

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Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Main Tulsi Tere Aangan Ki 1978 performer: "Saiyan Rooth Gaye, Main Manati Rahi"

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