Artist – Manna Dey
B’day – May 1
Profession – Singer
Achievements – The Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri in 1971, the Padma Bhushan in 2005 and the Dadasaheb Phalke Award in 2007
Guitarmonk wishes “Manna Dey” a warm greeting and remembrance on his birthday today. Prabodh Chandra Dey better known by his nickname Manna Dey is a playback singer in Hindi, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Malayalam, Assamese films. Along with Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh he was a part of Indian film playback music from the 1950s to the 1970s. He is rated best classical singer among all singers of Hindi film music though he sang all types of songs from Pop to folk. He has recorded more than 3500 songs over the course of his career. He has also lent his voice for Madhushala, composed by Late Harivansh Rai Bachchan.
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