From our Archives – Conversation with the popular Indian singer, Mahalakshmi Iyer, on our Hindi Radio Show, on our Hindi Radio Show

Mahalakshmi Iyer is an Indian playback singer, best known for her Hindi, Assamese and Tamil songs. She has sung in many other Indian languages as well, including Telugu, Marathi, Bengali, Odia, Gujarati and Kannada.

She sang on the Academy Award-winning song “Jai Ho” for A. R. Rahman in the film Slumdog Millionaire (2008). Specifically, she sang the Hindi words between the short “Jai Ho” chants, as well as portions of the verses (most of which were sung by Sukhwinder Singh). She was known for her performances in songs like “Kabhi Sham Dhale” from Sur – The Melody of Life (2002), and many more. Courtesy

Do listen in to this conversation, recorded many years back – know about her journey, about her many mile stones and much more. Do listen – in for sure, to the re – broadcast, today, 3rd 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