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Falguni Pathak Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More


Falguni Pathak

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Bio/Wiki
NicknameQueen of Dandiya
Profession(s)Singer, Music Composer
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 160 cm
in meters- 1.60 m
in feet inches- 5’ 3”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Career
DebutBollywood Singer: "Kya Mil Gayi Dusri" from the film Aandhiyan (1990)
Falguni Pathak - Aandhiyan
Album: Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi (1998)
Falguni Pathak - Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi
Awards, Achievements 2000- Won the 'International Viewer's Choice Award for MTV India' for her Pop song "Maine Payal Hai Chhankai"
2017- Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Award
Falguni Pathak - Dadasaheb Phalke Excellence Awards 2017
Personal Life
Date of Birth12 March 1969
Age (as in 2018)49 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India [1]HT Times
Zodiac sign/Sun signPisces
Signature/AutographFalguni Pathak's Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversitySmt. M.M.K. College of Commerce & Economics, Mumbai [2]The Hindu
Educational QualificationB.Com. (Bachelor of Commerce) [3]The Hindu
ReligionHinduism
CasteBrahmin
Food HabitVegetarian
Address501, Shilpa Building, West Avenue Road, Santacruz West, Mumbai - 400054 [4]Just Dial
HobbiesTravelling, Going On Long Drives
ControversyIn 2010, during the Navratri celebration in Ankleshwar, Gujarat, the localites accused Falguni Pathak and actress Shefali Jariwala for using double meaning words and doing obscene gestures during their performances.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusUnmarried
Affairs/BoyfriendsNot Known
Family
Husband/SpouseN/A
ParentsFather- Name Not Known
Mother- Name Not Known
SiblingsBrother- None
Sisters- 4
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Dal Dhokla, Pasta, Pizza, Pani Puri, Sev Puri, Dosa
Favourite BeverageChamomile Tea
Favourite Singer/Musician(s)Asha Bhosle, Kishore Kumar, R. D. Burman, Shankar Mahadevan, Usha Uthup, Shubha Mudgal, Mariah Carey, Celine Dion, Michael Jackson, Boyzone, [5]The Hindu Diwaliben Bhil, Divya Kumar, Parthiv Gohil
Favourite DressChinos paired with a loose-fitting T-shirt and a black waistcoat
Favourite Restaurant(s) Ram Ashraya, Elco Resturant, Puranmal, Vile Parle in Mumbai
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMercedes-Benz
Falguni Pathak - Mercedes-Benz
Money Factor
Salary (approx.)₹20-25 lakhs/show

Falguni Pathak

Some Lesser Known Facts About Falguni Pathak

  • Does Falguni Pathak smoke?: No
  • Does Falguni Pathak drink alcohol?: No
  • Falguni was born into a Gujarati family from Khar. The family had four daughters before Falguni was born.
  • Behind her tomboyish appearance might be her family; as her parents were expecting a boy when Falguni was born.
  • As a kid, she used to listen to a lot of radio, and eventually, she developed an interest in singing. At the age of 9, she gave her first stage performance at the INS Udaigiri Ship on the occasion of the Independence Day of India, where she had sung “Laila O Laila” from the film ‘Qurbani’ (1980). [6]The Hindu
  • When her father first came to know about her stage performances, he scolded her and even gave her physical punishment.
  • Being brought up in a Gujarati family, she grew up listening to ‘Garba’ songs, which made her inclined towards this genre. It was her mother, who taught her Garba folk songs, and later, she started singing as a chorus singer at the Navratri events. [7]Radio and Music

    Falguni Pathak In Younger Days

    Falguni Pathak In Younger Days

  • In 1994, she formed a stage band called ‘Ta-Thaiya’ that performs both in India and abroad.

    Falguni Pathak - Ta-Thaiyaa

    Falguni Pathak – Ta-Thaiyaa

  • Initially, PolyGram, a production company, wanted her to launch her with a ‘Dandiya’ album, but later, they decided to make a pop album; as they wanted to target the whole of India.
  • In 1998, she shot to fame with her debut album ‘Yaad Piya Ki Aane Lagi’ in 1998 with Universal Music.

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  • She took formal training in vocal music from Bhavdeep Jaipurwale for 5 long years.

    Bhavdeep Jaipurwale

    Bhavdeep Jaipurwale

  • In 2002, she tried her hand in costume designing and made contributions in films like- Dil Vil Pyar Vyar, and Dil Hai Tumhaara.
  • According to her, she gets inspiration and power from her spiritual guru Shri Aniruddha Bapu.

    Shri Aniruddha Bapu

    Shri Aniruddha Bapu

  • Despite being the “Queen of Dandiya,” she never wears “Ghagra Choli” costume.
  • In 2014, Mangal Entertainment, and 3rd Rock Multimedia signed her for a huge amount of ₹1.6 crores for Navratri.
  • She has made appearances in TV shows like- Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah, Kaun Banega Crorepati, Star Dandiya Dhoom, and Comedy Nights With Kapil.
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