Nirmala Devi was a renowned classical singer in India, born on March 7, 1928, in Gurugram, Haryana. She was born into a family of musicians, and her father, Pandit Govardhan Das, was also a well-known classical singer and musician. Nirmala Devi began her training in music at a young age and received guidance from some of the most prominent musicians and teachers of her time.
Nirmala Devi’s music was deeply rooted in the classical traditions of India, and she was known for her expertise in various forms of classical music, including Khayal, Thumri, and Dadra. Her unique style of singing combined the best of traditional and modern approaches to classical music.
Over the years, Nirmala Devi gained recognition and respect for her contributions to the world of music. She was associated with several prestigious music schools and institutions in India and taught music to many students, some of whom went on to become successful musicians themselves.
She is the mother of bollywood actor Govinda .She was married to actor Aroon Kumar Ahuja .
Nirmala Devi received several awards and accolades for her work in music, including the Padma Shri in 1968 and the Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in 1991. She passed away on September 21, 1996, leaving behind a rich legacy of music that continues to inspire and influence young musicians and singers in India.