Mitali Chaudhury was born on 10th January 1960 at Ranibari, Panbazar, Guwahati, Assam. Mitali Choudhury was one of the sweetest, most melodious, and most talented and versatile singers in the Assamese musical world. Apart from modern songs, she had ventured into the realm of folk and classical music.
Since her very childhood, she has been devoted to music. She sang her first song with singer Khagen Mahanta at the age of 11. Mitali Choudhury has playback for more than twenty-five Assamese films that include Anutap, Moinajan, Rajanigandha, Sri Sri Maa Kamakhya, Priyajon, Joubane Amoni Kare, Bukur Majat Jale, Tumi Mor Matho Mor, Bisphoran, Bandhan, Ai Morom Tumar Babe, Gun Gun Gane Gane, Saru Bowari, Ami Asomiya, etc.
Mitali Choudhury in Hindi songs
Besides Assamese songs, Choudhury could sing Hindi songs to perfection. She sang for popular Hindi serials like Ramayana, Akbar the Great, and Sri Krishna. Since 1978, she has spent the majority of her time in Mumbai, where she has performed in several Hindi television serials and films. She was a high-grade singer for All India Radio, and many of her unforgettable melodies are recorded in the studios of the All India Radio centre at Guwahati.
Besides singing in Hindi and Assamese Mitali has sung in many regional languages such as Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Gujrati, Rajasthani, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, etc.
She received the Jyotirupa Cine Award for Best female playback singer for her memorable song Jowbonor baa Lagi kopi uthe mon of the Assamese film Gun gun gane gane. Some popular and hit songs of her for Assamese audio and video albums, such as Burha Luitor Bishal Bahut, Aru Nushudhiba Mok, Jumi Jumi Jumi Jumi, Agali Bahore Gagana Bajai, Mor Priya Priya Mor, Ban Bananir Achal Uruai, etc. Mitali Choudhury expired on the 26th of March 2011 at 12:45 am in Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital.
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