Born in 1947 in Bombay, Usha Uthup is a voice that is a household name across the world. Her rendition of songs like Ramba Ho Ho, Shaan Se, Kabhi paa liya toh, One two Cha Cha Cha etc have carved a niche place for her as a playback singer with a difference. Her strong voice coupled with a unique style has been her trademark and that has added life to many songs. She has sung a number of songs for top music directors like R.D.Burman and Bappi Lahiri. She is a stage Performer and known to be a lively singer on stage. She has received many a recognition and awards for her singing.
She has been honored with the Padma Shri Award from the Government of India.