About Saraswatibai Rane
Saraswatibai Rane (1913-2006), daughter of Kirana founder Abdul Karim Khan and Tarabai, was born in Miraj. She learnt music from her elder siblings Hirabai Barodekar and Sureshbabu Mane, and from Sawai Gandharva. In addition to her mastery of Khayal, Saraswatibai attained considerable success on the Marathi stage. She also recorded several songs in Hindi film music.