Pankaj Udhas Biography, Death, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth

Pankaj Udhas Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Girlfriend, Career, Ghazal, Wife, Death, Death Reson, Net Worth

Pankaj Udhas was born on 17 May 1951 in Jetpur, Gujara. He was an Indian ghazal and playback singer. He worked in Hindi cinemas and Indian pop. Pankaj sang various famous songs including ‘Chitthi Aayee Hai’ from the film Naam (1986). In 2006, he was awarded Padma Shri (India’s fourth highest civilian award). Unfortunately, On 26 February 2024, Pankaj is no more, due to a prolonged illness, her daughter Nayaab Udhas shared this tragic news via Instagram. He was fighting cancer and under treatment at Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai.

Pankaj Udhas Biography, Death, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth

Pankaj Udhas Biography

Profession                                          Ghazal singer and Music director
Date of birth17 May 1951
BirthplaceJetpur, Saurashtra, Gujarat, India
Date of Death26 February 2024
Death PlaceBreach Candy Hospital, Mumbai
Age72 years old (At the time of death)
Zodiac SignTaurus
SchoolVidya Vihar School, Rajkot
Girlfriend/SpouseFarida Udhas
Sexual OrientationStraight
Net worth$20 Million + (Approx)

Who is Pankaj Udhas?

Pankaj Udhas is an esteemed Indian ghazal singer known for his captivating voice and soulful renditions. Pankaj discovered his passion for music at a young age. He hails from a family with a rich musical heritage, with his elder brothers Manhar Udhas and Nirmal Udhas also being renowned singers.

Education Qualification

In his college education, Pankaj Udhas went to Wilson College and St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, and got his Bachelor of Science Degree.

SchoolVidya Vihar School, Rajkot
CollageSt. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
Education qualificationDegree in Science

Family & Relationship

Parents NameFather– Keshubhai Udhas
Mother– Jituben Udhas
Sister’s NameNot Known
Brother’s NameNirmal Udhas (Elder), and Manhar Udhas (Elder)
WifeFarida Udhas
Daughter’s NameNayaab Udhas and Reva Udhas
Son’s NameNot Known

Pankaj Udhas Age, Nationality

Pankaj was born on 17 May 1951 and is 72 years old. He was born in Jetpur, Gujarat, India.

Age72 years old (at the time of death)
Zodiac signTaurus
Pankaj Udhas Biography, Death, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth

Pankaj Udhas Wife         

Pankaj Udhas was married to Farida Udhas. Pankaj first met Farida in 1979 at his neighbor’s place. Farida was an air hostess for Air India at that time. Pankaj was in love with Farida’s honest laughter. Their courtship period went on for 3 years. Pankaj and Farida also have two daughters Nayaab Udhas and Reva Udhas.

Girlfriend Farida Udhas
Wife NameFarida Udhas
Marital statusMarried
KidsDaughter- Nayaab Udhas and Reva Udhas Son- Not Known

Physical Stats & More

HeightIn centimeters- 168 cm In meters- 1.68 m In feet inches- 5’6” ft
WeightIn kilograms- 72 kg In pounds- 159 lbs
Eyes ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Body measurementChest- 40 Inches Waist- 34 Inches Biceps- 12 Inches

Pankaj Udhas Ghazal List

1970Munne Ki Amma Yeh To BataTum Haseen Main Jawaan
1986Chitthi Aayi HaiNaam
1989Tumne Rakh To Lee Tasveer HamariLal Dupatta Malmal Ka
1991Jeeye To Jeeye KaiseSaajan
1991Jaane Jaan Mujhe Aisa Kya HuaVishkanya
1992Geet Banke Labon PeAdharm
1992Dhadkane Saansein JawaniBeta
1993Rabse Bhi Pehle Honthon Pe MereSaajan Tera Mera Saath Rahe
1994Main Deewana Hoon JisseYeh Dillagi
2000Teri AashiquiGhaath
2008Ek Toh Sharab KamMaan Gaye Mughal-e-Azam

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Pankaj Udhas Death

Nayaab Udhas, the daughter of Pankaj Udhas shared this tragic news on Instagram that her father Pankaj passed away due to a prolonged illness around 11 am on 26 February 2024. After being a long-time Pancreatic cancer patient, Pankaj passed away in Breach Candy Hospital, Mumbai. Condolence posts started appearing on the internet from all over India just after this sad news became public.

Pankaj Udhas Biography, Death, Age, Height, Weight, Wife, Net Worth
Pankaj Udhas Death

Pankaj Udhas Net Worth

Net worth – 2023$20 Million + (Approx)
Net worth in Indian rupeesINR- 165 Crore + (Approx)
Yearly IncomeNot Known
Monthly IncomeNot Known
Annual ExpensesNot Known

Some Lesser Facts About Pankaj Udhas

  • On 27 February 2024, he passed away at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai. He had been suffering from a prolonged illness.
  • He loved watching horse racing and had a filly (female horse) named Alliana.
  • He was an active social worker and had raised funds for organizations like the Cancer Patients Aid Society, Parents Thalassemia Unit, Spastic Society of India and MIND.
  • Once he started a talent hunt show called Aadab Aarz Hai on Sony TV to discover new ghazal talent.
  • He released his debut ghazal album called Aahat in 1980.
  • After his initial struggling period in ghazal music of around 4 years, he shifted to Canada and did a few shows over there. Luckily, he received a great response from there, after which came back to India.
  • Initially, he tried his luck in Bollywood, but due to the domination of singers like Mohammad Rafi, Kishore Kumar, Mukesh, etc., he found no opportunities.
  • Despite having an interest in music, he gave priority to his studies and went to Mumbai to complete his graduation, during which he was a popular face in inter-collegiate singing programs.
  • He initially received training in music from Sangeet Natya Academy in Rajkot for 4 years.

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