Indian playback singer Palak Muchhal was born on 30 March 1992 in Indore. Her mother, Amita Muchhal, is homemaker and her father Rajkumar Muchhal, works for private firm. She has younger brother, Palash Muchhal. In May 2013, she stated that she was doing her final year of B.Com from a college in Indore.
She started social work by earning money from singing in 1999 when she was just 7 years old. During the Kargil War of 1999, she spent a week singing at shops in her home city, Indore, to raise funds for the families of deceased Indian soldiers. Her efforts received substantial coverage in Indian media and she raised ₹25,000.
Her decision to use her voice to help others was triggered when she saw poor children using their clothes to clean train compartments.
In 2001, she raised over one million rupees for the victims of the Gujarat earthquake. Later in July 2003, Palak offered financial assistance through her charity funds to the parents of a two-year-old Pakistani girl who had a hole in the heart. Her charity organization is named “Palak Muchhal Heart Foundation”. Her foundation made more than 2000 heart surgeries.
In2011, she entered in Bollywood as a professional playback singer. She uses her money received by singing for heart patients. As of 2020, she with her brother has saved the lives of 2200 children.
In 2000, she received Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar. In 2013, Palak has made an entry in both the Guinness Book of World Records and Limca Book of World Records for her social work. CBSE and Maharashtra board has included Palak’s achievement in the textbook of seventh standard moral science from 2021. In 2021, she also received the Honorary Doctorate from the American University, the USA for Global Peace.