Suman Kalyanpur Suman Kalyanpur (aka Suman Hemadey) (Born: 27 January 1937) is an Indian singer. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India. Her greatness is such that her voice was often mistaken to be that of Lata Mangeshkar. She Kalyanpur's career started in 1954 and was very popular singer in the decade of 60s and 70s. She recorded songs for movies in several languages besides Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani, Bengali, Oriya and Punjabi.
1.Received three times the prestigious "Sur Sringar Samsad" award for the best classical song in a Hindi movie.
2.Lata Mangeshkar Award 2009 by the Maharashtra government