Manna Dey, the Legendary singer passed away

Screenshot_1Prabodh Chandra Dey ( a.k.a. “Manna Dey“) (94) passed away.

Manna Dey was a versatile Indian playback singer. Manna Dey sang mainly in Hindi and Bengali. He also recorded songs in several other Indian languages like Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Assameese, Oriya, Gujarathi, Marathi, Kannada, Malayalam.

Debut as a playback singer in the film Tamanna (1942)

Career (years active) : 1942-2013
Recorded more than 4000 songs

Some key Awards:

  • Dadasaheb Phalke Award (2007)
  • Padma Bhushan (2005)
  • Padma Shri (1971)

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