Usha Uthup(2023)

Usha Uthup, or Didi as she is fondly called, comes from a traditional middle-class South Indian family. Her career began in 1969 at a Chennai nightclub called Nine Gems and she has recorded more than a hundred albums since. She sings in seventeen Indian and 8 foreign languages. She has served as a role model for generations of young Indians and has been an unwavering ambassador for traditional Indian values with her signature Kanjeevaram saree and flower in her hair.

 

Usha Uthup, apodada Didi, procede de una familia tradicional de clase media del sur de la India. Su carrera de cantante empezó en 1969 en un club nocturno de Chennai llamado Nine Gems y desde entonces ha grabado más de cien discos. Canta en diecisiete lenguas indias y ocho extranjeras. Ha servido de modelo a generaciones de jóvenes indios y ha sido un icono de la cultura tradicional india con su característico sari de seda Kanjeevaram y la flor en el pelo.

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