Parveen Sultana

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Parveen Sultana
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Parveen Sultana
Background information
Born1950 (age 7071)
Origin Nagaon, Assam, India
Genres Khayal, Bhajans, Thumris
Occupation(s) Hindustani Classical Music
Years active1962–present

Parveen Sultana (born July 1950) is an Indian Hindustani classical singer of the Patiala Gharana. [1] She was awarded the Padma Bhushan (2014) by the Government of India, and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award, 1998, given by Sangeet Natak Akademi, India's National Academy of Music, Dance and Drama.



Begum Parveen Sultana started her professional career with Abdul Majid's Assamese Film Morom Trishna. She has sung for Bollywood movies such as Gadar , Kudrat , Do Boond Pani, and Pakeezah , and several other Assamese films. Recently, she sang the theme song of Vikram Bhatt's 1920. [2] She also sang Humein Tumse Pyaar Kitna for the film Kudrat in 1981.

She has recorded for HMV, Polydor, Music India, Bharat Records, Auvidis, Magnasound, Sonodisc, and Amigo.

She is married to Ustad Dilshad Khan. They have one daughter.

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Parveen Sultana performing in Arghya 2011

Awards and recognition



Parween also lent her voice to several songs in films throughout the years.

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