Ankalikar-Tikekar, Arati

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Ankalikar-Tikekar, Arati Gender: F
Arati Ankalikar
born on 27 January 1963 at 11:00 (= 11:00 AM )
Place Bijapur, India, 16n50, 75e42
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Seth
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 06°33' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 28°10 Asc.s_aricol.18.gif 17°25'

Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar
photo: Chinmay R, license cc-by-sa-3.0


Indian classical singer, recognised as one of the top vocalists of her generation. She received training in Agra as well as Gwalior and Jaipur-Atrauli gharanas. Arati's performances are marked by her command over both rhythm and melody. She has received the National Award for Best Female Playback Singer twice (in 2006 and 2012). She is married to Indian film actor Uday Tikekar. Her daughter Swanandi Tikekar who is in her mid-twenties dabbles in acting as well.

She is best known for her albums Tejomay Nadbrahm and Raag-Rang, and playback for the movies Antarnaad, De dhakka, Savlee, and Sardari Begum hit, "Ek Hazarachi Note".

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

From Ashish Seth by email: "Date of birth: 27 January 1963; Time of birth: 11:00 am; Place of birth: Bijapur, Karnataka; Source notes: The birth details shared from her family in 2016."


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Classical Indian)