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Late Shubha Mudgal
Born: 1959 (age 57–58)

Shubha Mudgal (born 1959) is a well-known Indian singer of Hindustani classical music. Her repertoire includes the genres of Khayal, Thumri and Dadra, as also popular Indian pop music. She has received several awards and accolades for her artistic accomplishments, including the Padma Shri, awarded in 2000. Apart from music, Mudgal is known for supporting left-wing causes and associating herself with radical, progressive organizations like Shabnam Hashmi's ANHAD and SAHMAT.

Shubha was born in Allahabad into an academic family,the daughter of Prof. Skand Gupta and his wife, Prof. Jaya Gupta. Both of her parents were professors of English Literature at Allahabad University, and both of them had a deep interest in Classical Hindustani Music and the Kathak form of classical dance. Shubha's paternal grandfather, Prof. P. C. Gupta, had also been a Professor at Allahabad University.

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