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Pankaj Udhas Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 17, 2021

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Short Biography

Pankaj Udhas was born on 17-05-1951 in Jetpur, Rajkot in the state of Gujarat, India. He is an Indian Singer & Playback Singer who is best known as a ghazals singer in the Bollywood film industry.

Other Name: Pankaj K Udhas
Other Professions: Playback Singer
Appearance: Bollywood

Pankaj Udhas Complete Bio & Career

Pankaj Udhas was introduced to ghazals and stage singing by his elder brother Manhar Udhas. He gave his maiden stage performance at the time of crisis during the Indian-Sino war. He sang the song "Aye MereWatanKeLogo". As a token of appreciation, somebody from the audience gave him Rs. 51. 
A few years later, he enrolled at the Sangeet Natya Academy, Rajkot and learned Tabla from there. After his training in Tabla was over, he began his training in classical singing under the watchful eyes of Master Navrang. After years of hard work, he finally got to sing in the film called "Kamna". 
Since his interest was in singing ghazals, he learned Urdu and spent a lot of time in the US and Canada and did various Ghazal concerts. His confidence was sky high when he returned. Upon his return, his debut Ghazal album called Aahat released in the year 1980. After which, he has released over 50 ghazal albums and all of them are well received. It is difficult though to pinpoint one but his album Mehak was arguably the biggest hit album of his career. This album’s songs Chupke Chupke Sakhiyo Se Wo, MekhaneSeSharabSe and YuMereKhatKa became a smash hit. 
His ghazals NaKajreKiDhar, Jiye to Jiye and Mahia Teri Kasam are worth mentioning. As a ghazal singer, he himself appeared in films such as Saajan, Phir Teri Kahani Yaad Aayi and Yeh Dillagi. 

Honours & Awards

Padma Shri Civilian Award 2006 Arts

For his immense contribution, he has received n number of awards. He was felicitated by the Padma Shri Award in 2006 by the government of India. 

Pankaj Udhas Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Pankaj Udhas was born to Keshubhai UdhasJituben Udhas. He has two brothers Manhar Udhas and Nirmal Udhas. Both of his brothers also are singers. He married Farida Udhas on 11-02-1982 and together the couple is blessed with two daughters named Reva Udhas (Hasrina) and Nayaab Udhas.

Brother Manhar Udhas
Brother Nirmal Udhas

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Body Measurements

Chest Size 42
Biceps Size 12
Waist Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Jetpur, Gujarat, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Virani High School, Bhavnagar
Vidhya Vihar High School, Atkot, Rajkot
College Sir BPTI Bhavnagar, Bhavnagar
St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Wilson College, Mumbai
Qualification B. Sc.
Hobbies Playing Golf, Travelling, Listening Music, Watching Horse Racing
Marital Status Married
Debut Tum Kabhi Saamne Aa Jao for film Kaamna (1972)
Salary INR 6-7 Lakhs Per Show
Net Worth USD 10 Million (approx)
Official Website http://www.pankajudhas.com


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Sachin Tendulkar
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Priyanka Chopra , Madhuri Dixit
Favorite Actor Amitabh Bachchan , Hrithik Roshan , Rishi Kapoor
Favorite Singer Begum Akhtar , Mehdi Hassan
Favorite Place Goa
Favorite Dress Suits
Favorite Food Hyderabadi Murgh Biryani & Tandoori Chicken
Favorite Restaurant China Garden, Mumbai

Pankaj Udhas Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

71 years, 4months, 17 days old age Pankaj Udhas will turn 72 on 17 May, 2023. Only 7 months, 12 days, 23 hours,50 minutes has left for his next birthday.

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Pankaj Udhas has celebrated the total number of 71 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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