Meena Rana Age, Husband, Family, Chidren, Biography & More

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Hometown: Delhi, India
Age: 44 Years
Husband: Sanjay Kumola

Meena Rana

Full NameMeena Singh Rana
Names Earned'Lata Mangeshkar of Uttarakhand' and 'Sur Kokila of Uttarakhand'
Physical Stats & More
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
DebutFilm: Nauni Pichhadi Nauni (Garhwali; 1992)
Nauni Pichhadi Nauni
Awards & Achievements • Young Uttarakhand Cine Award - Best Singer Female for the song "Palya Gaun Ka Mohana" in 2010
Meena Rana Receiving Young Uttarakhand Cine Award
• Young Uttarakhand Cine Award - Best Singer Female for the song "Au Bulanu Yo Pahara" in 2011
• Young Uttarakhand Cine Award - Best Singer Female for the song "Ham Uttarakhandi Chha" in 2012
Personal Life
Date of Birth24 May 1975 (Saturday)
Age (as in 2019) 44 Years
BirthplaceDelhi, India
Zodiac signGemini
HometownDelhi, India
School• Butler Memorial Girls Senior Secondary School, Delhi
• Mussoorie Girls Inter College, Mussoorie
College/UniversityDelhi University
Educational QualificationGraduation from Delhi University
HobbiesTravelling, Listening to Music
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Marriage Date1 December 2001 (Saturday)
Husband/SpouseSanjay Kumola (Singer & Music Director)
Meena Rana with her Husband
ChildrenSon- none
Daughter(s)- Surbhi Kumola (Singer), Pari Kumola
Meena Rana With her Family
ParentsFather- Name not known
Mother- Name not known
Meena Rana's Daughter, Surbhi and her Mother
SiblingsBrother- Mohan Singh Rana
Sister- Uma Kumola (elder)
Meena Rana With her Sister Uma Kumola
Favourite Things
SingerLata Mangeshkar
Style Quotient
Car CollectionMeena Rana and her Husband Posing with their Car

Meena Rana

Some Lesser Known Facts About Meena Rana

  • Meena Rana was born in a Garhwali Family in Delhi. After completing her middle school from Delhi, she went to her sister, Uma’s home in Mussoorie, where she completed her schooling from Mussoorie Girls Inter College.
  • At the age of 16, she started performing at the Akashvani Club in Mussoorie. The first song that she sang was ‘Nainon Me Badra Chhaye’ by Lata Mangeshkar. The club was owned by Mukesh Lal Kumola (a relative) and Ram Lal Kumola, her elder sister’s husband.
  • The folk singers, Mani Bharti and Puran Singh Rawat spotted her at the club and contacted her through Ram Lal Kumola (her sister’s husband). They offered her to sing in their upcoming Garhwali film “Nauni Pichhadi Nauni” (1992). She accepted the offer and went to Delhi in 1991 to record songs for the film. Therefore, making her debut with the songs ‘Ni Biwanu Shairu Ma,’ ‘Baith Dola Laadi,’ and ‘Jando Ni Chhaun Mi.’

  • In an interview, she confessed that before making her singing debut, she had not take any formal training in music. It was after a few years of her debut that she started to learn music.
  • She has sung in many popular Uttarakhandi albums such as Chand Taro Maa, Meri Khati Mitthi, Darbar Nirala Sai Ka, Utrakhandi Garhwali Teri Meri Maya, Meru Uttarakhand, Chilbilat, Mohana, Chandra, and Lalita Chi Hum.
  • She has also collaborated with many popular Uttarakhandi singers including Narendra Singh Negi, Pritam Bharatwan, Fauji Lalit Mohan Joshi, Anil Bisht, Gajendra Rana, and Manglesh Dangwal.
  • Meena has sung in many languages including Garhwali, Kumaoni, Jaunsari, Jaunpuri, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani, Kargali, Balti, Hindi, and has recorded more than 500 songs in Ladakhi.
  • Her Husband, Sanjay Kumola is the owner of the recording studio ‘Surbhi Multi-Track Sound Studio.’ The name of the studio was kept after her daughter, Surbhi.
  • Meena’s Husband is also her sister’s brother-in-law. They both used to sing together at Akashvani club in Mussoorie. Meena’s sister, Uma thought that they both are a perfect match for each other, and arranged their marriage.
    Meena Rana with her Husband
  • In an interview, she revealed that initially, she wanted to become a nurse.
  • She took the folk singing of Uttarakhand to a national and international scene, through her live shows and concerts. She has given performances in countries like Oman, Australia, and the UAE.