Eminent playback singer of Hindi films, Alka Yagnik turned 46 years old today. Birthday of the singer is 20 March 1966. Born in Kolkata, Alka Yagnik started singing since a tender age of 6 in Akashvani, Kolkata.
In 1979, Alka Yagnik got the first break in Hindi film 'Payal Ki Jhankaar. 'Mere Angene Mein' in film 'Laawaris' – 1981 was a hit song and 'Ek Do Teen' in film Tezaab -1988 was a super hit song.
Alka Yagnik has sung more than 20.000 songs in different languages. Alka is a seven-time winner of Filmfare Award as Best Female Playback Singer, a two-time winner of National Film Awards.