Sargam, Sadhana

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Sargam, Sadhana Gender: F
Sadhana Ghanekar
born on 7 March 1964 at 17:00 (= 5:00 PM )
Place Ratnagiri, India, 16n59, 73e18
Timezone IST h5e30 (is standard time)
Data source
From memory
Rodden Rating A
Collector: Seth
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_piscol.18.gif 16°56' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 28°28 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 22°59'

Sadhana Sargam
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Indian cinema playback singer with a career spanning over three decades, having sung 15,000 songs in 34 Indian languages. Besides film music, she sings devotional songs, Classical music, ghazals, regional film songs and pop albums. She is a recipient of the National Film Award and Filmfare Awards South. She has won five Maharashtra State Film awards and four Gujarat State Film Awards. Sargam been awarded the 'Lata Mangeshkar Award' from the Government of Madhya-Pradesh.

Sargam performed at music festival Sawai Gandharva at the age of 4. She sang popular song "Sooraj Ek Chanda Ek Taare Anek" for Doordarshan at the age 6. The song was composed by veteran Vasant Desai. She is the only playback singer who actively participated and sings meditation songs for spiritual foundations like Prajapita Brahmkumari Vishwavidyalaya and Satya Saibaba.

Sargam has sung in 34 Indian languages for films, television serials, devotionals and pop music albums. She holds a record for being the only non South Indian to have won the National Award for a South Indian song. She is also a trained Hindustani classical singer. Beginning her career in the early 1980s, Sargam has recorded her voice in various Indian languages including Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Odia, Telugu, Bengali, Kannada, Malayalam, Gujarati, Nepali and many others.

Link to Wikipedia biography

Source Notes

Ashish Seth by email: "The birth details of Sadhana Sargam, as shared by herself on phone to me. The birth time of 5 p.m. is not exact but an approximate time. Wikipedia has the year of birth incorrect."


  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Folk Music (Hindustani classical, etc)
  • Vocation : Entertain/Music : Vocalist/ Pop, Rock, etc. (Playback singer)
  • Notable : Extraordinary Talents : For Languages (Sung in 34 Indian languages)
  • Notable : Awards : Vocational award (National Film Award, etc)