|Born||20 March 1966|
Kolkata, West Bengal
|Genres||Bollywood and regional filmi playback singing|
She began her music career in 1979. Her first breakthrough came in 1988 when music directors, Laxmikant-Pyarelal gave her chance to sing for Tezaab. She sang "Ek Do Teen" which became hit that year, she also won her first award for that song. She was popular from early 90s until mid 2000s. She often sang duet songs with fellow singers, Udit Narayan and Kumar Sanu.
- "Alka Yagnik biography". Retrieved 2012-09-21.