Anjali Marathe

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Anjali Marathe
Background information
GenresMarathi Geete, Hindi Geete
Occupation(s)Playback Singer

Anjali Marathe is an Indian playback singer and Hindustani vocalist.

Early life[edit]

She learned classical music from her mother Anuradha Marathe who is herself a renowned classical and light vocalist and conducts stage shows of Marathi as well as Hindi songs.


Anjali, a psychology graduate wanted to pursue medicine, but in Std XI she realised that her calling was music.[1] She won the National Film Award for Best Playback Singer in 1996 at the age of 16 for her rendition of a song in the Marathi film Doghi. She recorded songs for Chaukat Raja (Marathi), Saibaba (Marathi), before Doghi (Marathi) and title songs for the serial - Jhuthe Sacche Gudde Bacche (Hindi), Olak Sangana (Marathi) at a young age of nine. She also recorded songs for All India Radio Pune for Balodyan (Programme for children). She has participated in many stage shows.[citation needed] She participated in Smaranayatra held at Jagtik Marathi Parishad in Mumbai. She participated in a programme for children, Chimangani. Anjali, besides these shows, also participates in elocution, dance, drama and street plays.

Personal life[edit]

Anjali is the daughter of singer Anuradha Marathe. She was married to Saleel Kulkarni. They have two children – son Shubhankar who sang for kids' movie 'Chintoo' (चिंटू), and daughter Ananya. They recently got separated.


  1. "In the genes" Archived 1 May 2005 at the Wayback Machine. The Indian Express. 20 April 2005. Retrieved 1 June 2011.

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