Personal Profile (Personal Biography)
- - Date of Birth: September 12, 1966
- - Zodiac Sign: Virgo
- - Birth Place: Kolkata, West Bengal
- - Religion: Hindu
- - Marital Status: Married
- - Mother's Name: Mrs. Shubha Yagnik
- - Husband: Neeraj Kapoor (Seperated)
- - Occupation: Playback Singer
- - Famous Songs: Ek Do Teen, Chamma Chamma, Hum Hain Rahi Pyar Ke, Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam, Hum Saath Saath Hain, Taal, Ghoonghat Ki Aadh mein, Pardesi Pardes, Mere Angne Mein.
- - Famous Albums: Tum Yaad Aaye, Tum Aaye, Shairana.
Interesting Facts About Alka Yagnik
- - Alka Yagnik has sung in many languages other than Hindi, including Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese, Nepali, Rajasthani, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, and Malayalam.
- - She has worked with many other Indian composers such as, Kalyanji-Anandji, Laxmikant-Pyarelal, Anu Malik, A. R. Rahman, Anand-Milind, Himesh Reshammiya, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, and others.
- - She has most number of Filmfare Awards won (7) by a single female playback singer.
- - Alka has been the judge of various Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge shows and Star Voice of India.
Awards and Honors
- - National film award for the years 1994 and 1999.
- - Filmfare Best Female Playback Award for the years 1988,1993,1997,1999,2000,2001,2004.
- - Bollywood Movie Awards for Best Female Playback in the years 1999,2001,2002,2007..
- - Global Indian Film Awards for Best Female Playback in 2007.
- - Zee Cine Award for Best FemalePlayback Singer for the years 1999,2001,2007.
- - Star Screen Award Best Female Playback for the years 1995,2000,2001.
- - Bengal Film Journalists' Association Award in 1989.
- - Sansui Awards for Tere Naam in 2003.
- - Videocon Screen Award for Dil Le Gaya Ajnabi in 2000.
- - MTV Asia Viewers Choice Award for "Jaane Kyon"- Dil Chaata Hai in 2001
- - BBC World Music Award - Asia Pacific in 2003