Arati Ankalikar-Tikekar in Maharashtra, India is a a North Indian classical singer. She has received training in Agra as well as Gwalior-Atrauli gharanas. Endowed with a rich voice, Arati's performances are marked by her command over both the rhythm and the melody. She has received the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer twice.
She is best known for her albums such as Tejomay Nadbrahm and Raag-Rang, and playback for the movies Antarnaad, De dhakka, Savlee, and the hit Sardari Begum.