Singer Anupama Deshpande – Never had a Godfather


Today, we are going to meet a singer, who never used the support of influential people to create a niche in Bollywood. Thus, today we will be talking about Anupama Deshpande, who never had a Godfather.

Asked, what inspired you to take up music, she replies, “I have been musical since childhood. My Daddy would sing and would teach me singing from the age of 4. I would pick up the tunes immediately. I had a good grasping power. I would even perform the tune of a vehicle’s horn.”

Bollywood and Singer Anupama Deshpande

Her favorite singers are Lataji and Ashaji. Kishoreda and Rafi Sahab have also been her favorites. Some favorite songs of Singer Anupama Deshpande are:

Neela aasman so gaya… Silsila (1981). Sung by Lataji.

Kali ghata chaye mora… Sujata (1959). Sung by Ashaji.

Maine dil abhi diya nahin… The Train (1970). Sung by Ashaji.

Her own O Yaara tu pyaronse hai pyara… Kaash (1987).

Humko aajkal hai intezaar… Sailaab (1990).

Tum mere ho… Tum Mere Ho (1990).

Mere naina saawan bhadon… Mehbooba (1976). I like mostly all Kishoreda’s songs.

Ehsaan tera hoga mujhpar… Junglee (1961).

Ae dil-e-naadan… Razia Sultan (1983).

Chhookar mere manko… Yaarana (1981).

Yaad na jaye… Dil Ek Mandir (1963).

Suniyoji… Lekin (1990)

O meri jaan maine kaha… The Train (1970)

Rulake gaya sapna… Jewel Thief (1967)

Raat akeli hai… Jewel Thief (1967)

Here’s the video version of the interview.


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