() is a popular playback singer
. She has sung songs in Hindi
She studied at Xavier's College in Mumbai (Bombay). She was married to the late Arun Paudwal
, who worked with music director S. D. Burman
as his assistant. Her singing career started in 1973 with the movie, Abhimaan
, (starring Amitabh Bachchan
and Jaya Bachchan
) in which she sang a Shloka
verse). In the same year she also made her Marathi
film debut with "Yashoda" (music by Datta Davjekar
). In 1974, she brought out a record of Non-film Marathi
songs or "bhav geeten
" which became very popular.
In 1976, she got her break as a playback singer in Hindi films with Kalicharan
(starring Shatrugan Sinha and Reena Roy). Her first solo was in the movie, Aap Beeti, (starring Hema Malini and Shashi Kapoor). Laxmikant-Pyarelal were the music-composer duo for that movie. She also occasionally sang songs for composers Rajesh Roshan (Des Pardes), Jaidev (Dooriyan, Laila Majnu), Kalyanji-Anandji (Kalaakar, Vidhataa), and Usha Khanna (Souten, Sajan Bina Suhagan).
Anuradha sang in a number of Marathi
movies including the memorable "Disate Majalaa" (Ashtavinayak), "Raja Lalakaari", and "Kaalyaa Maatita Maatitaa". Most of these movies had music by the duo of Anil-Arun, Arun being her husband, who collaborated with Anil Mohile to form a pair.
Anuradha apparently never received any formal training in classical... Read More