(Last Updated on : 19/04/2017)
Playback Singers of West India
are one of the main veins of Bollywood
industry. These singers
have taken Bollywood to the world recognition. Their melodies, tunes, compositions, poetry and voice have mesmerized audiences for ages. They hold a special place in Bollywood and are major influencers in public domain. Indias diverse culture
is reflected in Bollywood and has embraced talent from across the country and all communities
: The best and most respected playback singers of India; Lata Mangeshkar has recorded songs in almost all the regional languages. Lata Mangeshkar is awarded by Indias highest civilian honour Bharat Ratna
. She is also featured as one of the most recordings in the Guinness Book of World Records.
: The legendary singer Asha Bhonsle is well known for its voice range in playback singing in Hindi cinema
. Asha Bhonsle has sang thousands of Bollywood songs along with her private albums and is recognized as the "Most Recorded Artist" in the world. She is one of the most popular and successful of Hindi
movie singers and has sung in many other different languages
: The best known singer of Bollywood industry and National Film Award
winner, Alka Yagnik is an Indian classical music
singer. Her first song in Bollywood was from blockbuster "Mere Angne Mein" from Laawaris. Alka Yagnik has won numerous Indian music awards for Best Female Playback Singer.
: Sunidhi Chauhan is a playback singer of Bollywood and well known for unique style of songs. She has also recorded songs in different Indian languages like Bengali, Bhojpuri, Assamese
, Marathi and Kannada
: Mohammed Rafi was another very successful singer whose songs
are popular even today. His hit songs include "Chaudhvi Ka Chand Ho", "Baharon Phool Barsayo", "Pardah Hai Pardah", to name a few.
: Sonu Nigam is one of the most popular and sought after playback singers of today and has a huge fan following. His voice leaves one mesmerized. Hit famous songs include "Kal Ho Na Ho", "Sandese Aate Hain", etc.
: Lucky Ali made an entry to the Bollywood industry with his rugged voice and disarming lyrics which won him instant support from teenagers. It was a matter of time before he joined playback singing.