Palak Muchhal (born 30 March 1992) is a singer from Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India. She and her younger brother Palaash Muchhal perform stage shows across India and abroad to raise funds for poor children who need financial assistance for the medical treatment of heart disease. As of May 2013 she has raised funds of 25 million through her charity shows which has helped to save lives of 572 children suffering from heart ailments. Muchhal has made her entry in both Guinness Book of World Records and Limca Book of World Records for great achievements in social work. Her work is also recognised by the Government of India and other public institutions through various awards and honours. Muchhal also gives her voice as Bollywood Playback singer. She was noted for her songs in Ek Tha Tiger(2012) and Aashiqui 2 (2013) movies.
Muchhal started singing when she was aged four. She has been trained in Indian classical music and can sing in 17 different languages. Muchhal became a member of Kalyanji-Anandji Little Star, a group of young singers, when she was four years old. During the Kargil War of 1999, when aged seven, she spent a week singing at shops in her home city, Indore, to raise funds for the families martyr Indian soldiers. Her efforts received substantial coverage in Indian media and she raised 25,000 rupees. Later that year, she sang to raise funds for victims of the 1999 Odisha cyclone.
Muchhal has travelled extensively in India and abroad for her charity show, which are billed in Hindi as "Dil se dil tak" ("From heart to heart") and in English as "Save Little Hearts". Her younger brother, Palash, performs in the same shows with the intent of raising funds for children who have kidney ailments. On average, Muchhal sings around 40 songs in each show which includes popular Bollywood songs, Ghazals and Bhajans. Muchhal can sing in 17 different languages which includes Hindi, Sanskrit, Gujarati, Oriya, Assamese, Rajasthani, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Sindhi and Malayalam.
2011 "Damadamm" Damadamm
2011 "Pyaar Ke Silsile" Na Jaane Kabse
2012 "Laapata" Ek Tha Tiger
2012 "Nainon Ne Nainon Se" From Sydney with Love
2013 "Meri Aashiqui Tum Hi Ho" Aashiqui 2
2013 "Chaahun Main Ya Naa" Aashiqui 2
2013 "Tui Borsha Bikeler Dheu" Rocky
2013 "Chura Ke Le Ja" Policegiri
2013 "Tirat Meri Tu " Policegiri
Silver Medal for the year 2000 by Vice-President of India Krishan Kant as National Child Award For Exceptional Achievement(Rashtriya Bal Puraskar).
Rashtriya Samanway Puraskar (2001) by MahaMandaleshwar Swami Satyamitranand
Rajiv Gandhi Award for the year 2005.
Pogo (TV channel) 'Candyman Kuchh Bhi Karega' award for the Pogo Amazing Kids Leader category (2005)
Winner of Sony Entertainment Television (India) TV show Cadbury Bournvita Confidence Champions (2006)
Muchhal has made her entry in both Guinness Book of World Records and Limca Book of World Records for great achievements in social work.
Yuva Ojaswini Alankaran award (2006)
Paul Harris Fellowship from Rotary Club International.
CBSE and Maharashtra board has included Palak's achievement in text book of seventh standard moral science
10th Annual Kelvinator Gr8! Woman Achiever Award 2011 in the category 'Young Achiever-Social Service'
Virangana Award 2011 by Virangna Lakshmibai Balidan Mela Samiti Gwalior.
Face of Coca-Cola campaign of spreading smiles on other faces, TVC 'Haan Main Crazy Hoon' (2012)
19th Sur Aradhana Award (2012) in the best upcoming artist category
19th Lions Gold Award (2012) in the best upcoming Playback singer(female) category for her song Lapataa in Ek Tha Tiger movie.