Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Palak Muchhal went to the Shree Agrasen Vidyalaya, Sneh Nagar, Indore. In an interview in May 2013, she revealed that she was in the final year of B. Com. degree at a college in Indore.
- Father – Rajkumar Muchhal (Works in a private firm)
- Mother – Amita Muchhal (Homemaker)
- Siblings – Palash Muchhal (Younger Brother) (Singer, Music Composer)
Hindustani Classical Music, Filmi
- YRF Music
- Eros Music
- Bombay Tracks LLP
5 ft 4 in or 162.5 cm
50 kg or 110 lbs
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Maheshwari Marwari descent.
Best Known For
- Having served as a playback singer for popular Bollywood movies.
- Having done extensive social activism and charity work.
As a Singer
Palak has lent her voice to a number of soundtracks recorded for popular Bollywood movies like Aashiqui 2, Ek Tha Tiger, Action Jackson, Kick, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo, and M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story.
Palak Muchhal Favorite Things
- Singer – Shreya Ghoshal
- Place – Dubai
Palak Muchhal Facts
- Palak started singing at the age of 4 and has taken training in Indian Classical Music.
- In her professional career, she has sung in different languages including Sanskrit, Hindi, Oriya, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Assamese, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Marathi, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada, Sindhi, Tamil, and Malayalam.
- When she was 4 years old, she became a member of Kalyanji-Anandji Little Star, which comprised of other young singers.
- During the Kargil War, she spent an entire week singing at the shops in her hometown of Indore in a bid to raise funds for the families of deceased Indian soldiers. She was 7 years old at that time.
- Her inclination to do charity and social activism work was triggered by a childhood event after she had seen poor children using their clothes to wipe train compartments.
- She has traveled all over India and abroad for her charity show, Save Little Hearts, which aims to raise funds and awareness for charitable causes.
- In 2001, she managed to raise more than 1 million rupees for the benefit of Gujarat earthquake victims.
- She has established her non-profit organization, Palak Muchhal Heart Foundation. Her organization has managed to save the lives of hundreds of children through heart surgeries.
- The doctors at the Bhandari Hospital in Indore allow her to remain in the operating theatre for the surgeries. She has her own surgical gown for the operations.
- She doesn’t receive any financial benefit from the charity work.
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