From our Archives – Conversation with Indian singer, Suman Kalyanpur

Suman Kalyanpur is an Indian playback singer. Her career started in 1954.

Suman Kalyanpur’s first film song was a duet with Talat Mahmood in Darwaza (1954). She was a very popular singer and recorded songs for movies in several languages – Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani, Bengali, Odia, and Punjabi.

Suman Kalyanpur received the prestigious “Sur Sringar Samsad” award for the best classical song in a Hindi movie, thrice. She also received the Lata Mangeshkar Award 2009 from the Maharashtra government, the Ga Di Ma Award by Ga Di Ma Pratishthan, and the Mirchi Music Awards 2022 – Lifetime Achievement. Courtesy

On the show, we go back in time with Sumanji as she recounts many anecdotes – Do listen – in for sure, to the re – broadcast, today, 2nd June, on our Hindi Radio Show, From our Archives, on MeraSangeet Gold at 2:00 PM EST and on MeraSangeet USA at 5:00 PM – EST