Hiralal Yadav

Indian folk singer
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Hiralal Yadav (1925/1926 – 12 May 2019) was an Indian folk singer. He was awarded the Padma Shri,[1] the fourth highest civilian award in India in 2019.[2][3] He was awarded the Yash Bharti Award in 2015. He was born in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh. He was best known for his works with T-Series.

Yadav died on 12 May 2019 at a hospital in Varanasi at the age of 93.[4]


  1. "List of Padma Awardees 2019" (PDF). Padmaawards.gov.in. Government of India.
  2. Chaturvedi, Ajay (January 26, 2019). "70 वां गणतंत्र दिवसः लोक गायकी के सरताज हीरालाल को जीवन की सांझ में मिला पद्न पुरस्कार/" (in Hindi). Patrika.
  3. "PM Modi government recognised my father's talent: Hiralal Yadav's son on Padma Shri award". New Indian Express. January 26, 2016.
  4. Padma Shri Awardee Bhojpuri singer Hiralal Yadav passes away at 93

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