The journey of Palak Muchhal from street singer to Bollywood singer, who saved over 900 lives

Music is something which gives you immense pleasure, music in itself is healing, so today we have a story of such a great singer “Palak Muchhal”, who has saved over 900 lives. This great singer needs no introduction. Hailing from Indore, this young lady has mesmerized her millions of fans with her melodious voice. She is a well-known playback singer in India. she is also known for the social workers. She has been doing live concerts across the country and abroad to raise funds for the needy and poor children who need financial help for heart-related ailments. Till now, she has managed to raise enough funds to have saved the lives of more than 1400 children suffering from heart ailments. She has lent her sweet voice to many Bollywood songs.


Palak Muchhal was born on 30 March 1992 into a Maheshwari Marwari family in Ratlam. Her mother, Amita Muchhal, is a homemaker and her father, Rajkumar Muchhal, works for a private firm. Her brother Palash Muchhal is also a good singer. She did her schooling from Shree Agrasen Vidyalaya Sneh Nagar, Indore. She completed her graduation from a college in Indore. She started singing when she was just four years old. She learnt Indian classical music and has rendered her voice in Hindi films like  ‘Ek Tha Tiger’ (2012), ‘Aashiqui 2’ (2013), ‘Kick’ (2014) and ‘Action Jackson’ (2014), ‘Prem Ratan Dhan Payo’ (2015), ‘M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story’ (2016) and ‘Kaabil’ (2017), Loveyatri (2018), Baaghi 2, and for so many other albums.

Some unknown and inspiring facts about Palak Muchhal:

She knows 17 different languages and can sing in all these languages which include Hindi, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese, Rajasthani, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Telugu, Tamil, Sindhi, and Malayalam.

She was just seven years old when the Kargil War took place in 1999. She used to go to shops and sing songs in front of shops in Indore to raise funds for the families of deceased Indian soldiers. She raised 25,000 (US $810). Her efforts made a highlight on the news channel. 

Later in the same year, she also sang to raise funds for the victims of the 1999 Odisha cyclone.

Palak always had an innate sense of helping needy, and she used her unique talent to fulfill that. 

raise funds by singing songs for poor children (Photo: IndoreHD)

In 2000, she started her journey to raise funds for poor children and has traveled extensively to many countries so far.

In the year 2001, Palak raised around one million rupees for the victims of the 2001 Gujarat earthquake.

The “Palak Muchhal Heart Foundation” foundation has financially helped over 200 children undergoing heart surgery.

She even offered financial assistance to a two-year-old Pakistani girl who came to India for her treatment. 

The very talented singer of Indore has become a source of inspiration for the younger generation.

Writer, historian, and activist Dharam Sikarwar is a very active author The Youth. He writes on national and international issues, environment, politics. He is an avid book reader as well.