Padma Shri Dr. Anuradha Paudwal
Our founder member , Dr. Anuradha Paudwal’s name resonates with the melodious spell of the Indian film music from the 70s to the 90s and is a leading name in Indian devotional music globally. Her foray into social service has also been acknowledged by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She is a recipient of several prestigious awards like the highest civilian honor , Padmashri award in 2018. She has also received the Citizens award, Mahila Shiromani award, Maharashtra Gaurav Samman, been felicitated in the House of Commons UK, United Nations Cultural Ambassador title, the Lata Mangeshkar Award, Suvarnaratna Award among numerous awards including four Filmfare awards. She has sung more than 10000 songs in all Indian languages such as Hindi, Kannada, Marwari, Pahari, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Assamese, Punjabi, Bhojpuri, Nepali and Maithili. Her devotional works include Durga Saptashati, Gayatri Mantra, Vishnu Sahastra Naam, Shiv Mahimna Stotra, Bhagavad Geeta, traditional Artees, Bhaktamber Stotra, Jain Stutis and Shravans , Ganga Artee and Shabad Gurbanis. Auradha ji’s aim has been to bring to forefront, the spiritual literary treasures of our country and make them accessible to common man through music. Her name is synonymous with spirituality in India.