Hiralal Yadav

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Hiralal Yadav
Padma Shri Hiralal Yadav.jpg
President Ram Nath Kovind fecilitates Hiralal Yadav with Padma Shri
Background information
Origin Varanasi, India
Died (aged 93)
Genres Kajri, Birha
Occupation(s)Singer, musician
Labels T-Series, Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Auvidis-UNESCO, Rama Cassettes

Hiralal Yadav (1925/1926 – 12 May 2019) [1] was an Indian folk singer, who was awarded the Padma Shri, [2] the fourth highest civilian award in India in 2019. [3] [4] He was awarded the Yash Bharti Award in 2015.



Selected albums

YearAlbum's NameLabel
1992Devar Bhabhi Ki Holi T-Series
1993Ram Bhakt Ghurhu Kisan T-Series
1995Jhoori Sangram Singh T-Series
1997Chabda Chatti Peeta T-Series
2001Gadhavat Swami Sadguru Bhajan T-Series
2014India: North Indian Folk Music Smithsonian Folkways Recordings / Auvidis-UNESCO



At the age of 93, he died on 12 May 2019. [7] PM Narendra Modi paid homage to Hiralal Yadav. [8]

On 14 May 2019, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met his family [9] and paid condolence to the family members. [10]

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  1. Padma Shri Awardee Bhojpuri singer Hiralal Yadav passes away at 93
  2. 1 2 "List of Padma Awardees 2019" (PDF). Padmaawards.gov.in. Government of India.
  3. Chaturvedi, Ajay (26 January 2019). "70 वां गणतंत्र दिवसः लोक गायकी के सरताज हीरालाल को जीवन की सांझ में मिला पद्न पुरस्कार/" (in Hindi). Patrika.
  4. "PM Modi government recognised my father's talent: Hiralal Yadav's son on Padma Shri award". New Indian Express. 26 January 2016.
  5. "10 from UP get Padma Shri award". The Times of India . 26 January 2019.
  6. 1 2 "Hira Lal Yadav". Sangeetnatak.gov.in.
  7. "Bhojpuri folk singer Hiralal Yadav dies at 93". Business Standard. 12 May 2019.
  8. "Bhojpuri folk singer Hiralal Yadav passes away, PM Modi pays homage". The Times of India . 13 May 2019.
  9. "CM Yogi meets Padma Shri late Hiralal Yadav's family in Varanasi". Business Standard . 14 May 2019.
  10. "मुख्‍यमंत्री योगी आदित्‍यनाथ ने बिरहा गायक पद्मश्री हीरा लाल यादव को दी श्रद्धांजलि" (in Hindi). Dainik Jagaran. 14 May 2019.