prachi baidwrote on Aug 24 2009 2:04PM
Suman Kalyanpur is a female singer in the indian film industry. Suman was born on January 28, 1937 in Dhaka, Bangladesh.Her family moved to Mumbai where she received her musical training.
At age 17, she proved her talent by her first playback singing for the movie, Mangu (1954), singing the song Koi Pukare Dheere Se Tujhe.
She has sung over 740 movie and non-movie songs.Kalyanpur also recorded some memorable songs with a classical base, including Manamohan Man Mein Ho Tumhi, Mere Sang Ga Gunguna, and Gir Gayi Re More Mathe Ki Bindiya. She received three times the prestigious Sur Sringar Samsad award for the best classical song in a Hindi movie.
She recorded songs for movies in several languages besides Hindi: Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani, Bengali, Oriya, and Punjabi. Her recordings include devotional songs, ghazals, and thumris.