Suresh Wadkar Bio, Wiki, Age, height, Education, Networth, Family and More

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Suresh Wadkar is a playback singer of India. He performs in both Hindi and Marathi films. He has sung songs in some Bhojpuri films, Odia albums and bhajans and in Konkani films. He was awarded the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award for 2018 for Sugam Sangeet. In 2020, the Government of India honoured him with the Padma Shri.

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How old is Suresh Wadkar?

He is 68 years 9 Month(s) 21 day(s) old.

How tall is Suresh Wadkar?

He is 5 feet 3 inches tall.

Suresh Wadkar Biography and Wiki:

He is a professional Indian Music Teacher, Playback Singer. His nickname is Suresh. Do you know? What is the Date of birth of Suresh Wadkar? Where was born Suresh Wadkar? He was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India on 07 August, 1955 (Sunday) . Everybody want to know that how much age of Suresh Wadkar? Age of Suresh Wadkar is 68 years 9 Month(s) 21 day(s) old. Every person searched that what is the Country, Nationality and Continent of Suresh Wadkar? His Country name is India, Nationality is Indian and Asia Continent. Always came question from mind that What religion does Suresh Wadkar belong to? He belong to Hinduism Religion.

Suresh Wadkar Height , Weight and Physical Stats:

Do you want to know about Physical Stats of Suresh Wadkar? Then here is the right information for you. The Height of Suresh Wadkar is 5 feet 3 inches & Weight is 65 Kg. Also His eye color is Dark. & hair color is Black.

Suresh Wadkar Education:

Most of the people search on google for Where studied Suresh Wadkar? Suresh Wadkar studied from school- Prayag Sangeet Samiti, Allahabad, India; . What is Educational Qualification of Suresh Wadkar? So for your kind information, His Educational Qualification is Graduated in Music.

Suresh Wadkar Family & Relationship status:

As a Celebrity, many people search on google for His family information. So His father name is Ishwar Wadkar & mother name is Nirmala Wadkar. If you need to know marital status of Suresh Wadkar, He got married . His wife name is Padma Wadkar (Playback Singer). and daughter(s) name is Jiya Wadkar (Singer), Ananya Wadkar (Singer).

Suresh Wadkar Net worth & Luxury:

The most valuable thing, which you must need to know the Suresh Wadkar Net Worth & Luxury information. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider: The Net Worth of Suresh Wadkar is around 2 to 5 Million US dollars. Check the below table for more details about His Luxury information.


Though groomed for Indian classical music, Wadkar entered the Sur-Singar competition in 1976. He won the competition which was judged by composers from the Indian film industry including Jaidev and Ravindra Jain. Ravindra Jain introduced him to the world of playback singing, and Wadkar sang Jain's composition Sona Kare Jhilmil Jhilmil Vrishti Pade Tapur Tupur in the film Paheli (1977). Jaidev also offered him the song "Seene Mein Jalan" in the film Gaman (1978).

At the time, Lata Mangeshkar was so impressed with his voice that she strongly recommended him to film personalities including Laxmikant–Pyarelal, Khayyam and Kalyanji-Anandji. Laxmikant-Pyarelal, impressed with his voice, soon recorded a duet with Lata, "Chal Chameli Bagh Mein" for Krodhi (1981). Soon after, he was given the opportunity to perform for songs in Hum Paanch, Pyaasa Sawan ("Megha Re Megha Re") and above all, his turning point in films – Raj Kapoor's Prem Rog (1982).

He sang his first Tamil song in the 2009 film Kanden Kadhalai, an adaptation of the Hindi blockbuster Jab We Met. The song is a ghazal type song called "Naan Mozhi Arindhaen".

He has sung numerous devotional songs in various Indian languages for many denominations including many Vaishnav and Shaivite sampradayas such as the Swaminarayan Sampradaya.

In 1996, he sang Channeache Rati among several other songs in Rajendra Talak's Konkani album Daryachya Deger with Asha Bhosle.

Marathi music career

He has worked with some of the top class Marathi music directors like Pt.Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Sudhir Phadke, Shrinivas Khale, Shridhar Phadke, Vasant Desai, Ashok Patki, Anil-Arun etc.

National Film Awards


2010 – Best Male Playback Singer – "Hey Bhaskara Kshitijavari Ya" (Mee Sindhutai Sapkal)

Filmfare Awards

He, along with KK, holds the record for most number of nominations for the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer without even winning.


  • 1983 – Best Male Playback Singer – "Mein Hoon Prem Rogi" (Prem Rog).
  • 1983 – Best Male Playback Singer – "Meri Kismat Tu" (Prem Rog).
  • 1986 – Best Male Playback Singer – "Main Hi Main Hoon" (Ram Teri Ganga Maili).
  • 1990 – Best Male Playback Singer – "Lagi Aaj Sawan Ki" (Chandni).
  • 1991 – Best Male Playback Singer – "O Priya Priya" (Dil).
  • 1997 – Best Male Playback Singer – "Chappa Chappa Charkha Chale" (shared with Hariharan) (Maachis).

Suresh Wadkar Favorite Things:

Some of people want to know about Suresh Wadkar's' hobbies and favorite things. Suresh Wadkar's' hobbies is Travelling, Reading & also favourite foods is Indian Food. Finally Suresh Wadkar favourite colors is Black.


What is the profession of Suresh Wadkar?

His profession is Music Teacher, Playback Singer.

What is the real name of Suresh Wadkar?

His real name is Suresh Ishwar Wadkar.

Where was Suresh Wadkar Born?

He was born in Kolhapur, Maharashtra, India.

What is the Date of Birth of Suresh Wadkar?

The date of birth is 07 August, 1955 (Sunday) of Suresh Wadkar.

Who are parents of Suresh Wadkar?

His parents are Ishwar Wadkar & Nirmala Wadkar

Who is wife of Suresh Wadkar?

His wife name is Padma Wadkar (Playback Singer).

Who are childrens of Suresh Wadkar?

His childrens are Jiya Wadkar (Singer), Ananya Wadkar (Singer)