The Indian music fraternity consists of diverse and melodious styles. The Indian gharanas like the Khyal and Dhrupad upheld the ancient Indian traditions of the sanctimonious teacher-pupil relationship and have different styles of presentation. In India we also have variety of folk music; almost every state has a distinct style of music which is accompanied by wind and percussion instruments specific to the state. With a rich legacy of music, the country has been home to numerous musicians of exceptional mettle. Be it the eminent instrumentalists, like Zakir Hussain, Alla Rakha Khan, Hari Prasad Chaurasia, Ravi Shankar, or famous vocalists of classical or Sufi music or the Bollywood music industry, like Bhimsen Joshi, Tansen, Amir Khusrau, Rashid Khan, M.S. Subbulakshmi, S.D. Burman, Manna Dey, Kishore Kumar, Mohd. Rafi, Lata Mangeshkar, the Indian music arena is blessed with legends. These famous musicians have enthralled audiences of all countries and age-groups alike with their artistic renditions. Their soulful performances have earned numerous laurels and made the country proud on numerous occasions. Here we present to you a collection of biographies on the life and works of these famous Indian musicians. To know more about their lives, timeline read explore through the collection where we have even revealed some interesting facts and trivia about the personalities.

Ravi ShankarRavi Shankar

07 April 1920

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika

08 September 1926

Jagjit SinghJagjit Singh

08 February 1941

Anoushka ShankarAnoushka Shankar

09 June 1981

Bismillah KhanBismillah Khan

21 March 1913

Ali Akbar KhanAli Akbar Khan

14 April 1922

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman

06 January 1967

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan

07 November 1954

Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan

28 January 1986

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Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal

12 March 1984

Arijit SinghArijit Singh

25 April 1988

Yo Yo Honey SinghYo Yo Honey Singh

15 March 1983

Anirudh RavichanderAnirudh Ravichander

16 October 1990

Sonu NigamSonu Nigam

30 July 1973

Sanjay Leela BhansaliSanjay Leela Bhansali

24 February 1963

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S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam

04 June 1946

G. V. Prakash KumarG. V. Prakash Kumar

13 June 1987

Himesh ReshammiyaHimesh Reshammiya

11 May 1969

Vijay AntonyVijay Antony

24 July 1975

Purushottam Laxman DeshpandePurushottam Laxman Deshpande

08 November 1919

Monali ThakurMonali Thakur

03 November 1980

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Bhushan KumarBhushan Kumar

27 November 1977

IlaiyaraajaIlaiyaraaja

03 June 1943

Armaan MalikArmaan Malik

22 July 1995

Alka YagnikAlka Yagnik

20 March 1966

Bappi LahiriBappi Lahiri

27 November 1952

Amit TrivediAmit Trivedi

08 April 1979

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Anu MalikAnu Malik

02 November 1960

Sona MohapatraSona Mohapatra

17 June 1978

Sunidhi ChauhanSunidhi Chauhan

14 August 1983

Abhay JodhpurkarAbhay Jodhpurkar

31 July 1991

K. J. YesudasK. J. Yesudas

10 January 1940

Santhosh NarayananSanthosh Narayanan

15 May 1983

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Gurmeet Ram Rahim SinghGurmeet Ram Rahim Singh

15 August 1967

Shankar MahadevanShankar Mahadevan

03 March 1967

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami

15 August 1969

S. JanakiS. Janaki

23 April 1938

Harris JayarajHarris Jayaraj

08 January 1975

Daler MehndiDaler Mehndi

18 August 1967

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TansenTansen

1500 AD

Kanika KapoorKanika Kapoor

21 August 1981

Mika SinghMika Singh

10 June 1977

Anuradha PaudwalAnuradha Paudwal

27 October 1952

Amit KumarAmit Kumar

03 July 1952

Nusli WadiaNusli Wadia

15 February 1944

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Gippy GrewalGippy Grewal

02 January 1983

Zubin MehtaZubin Mehta

29 April 1936

D. ImmanD. Imman

24 January 1983

Kavita KrishnamurthyKavita Krishnamurthy

25 January 1958

Babbu MaanBabbu Maan

29 March 1975

Sukhwinder SinghSukhwinder Singh

18 July 1971

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Gurdas MaanGurdas Maan

04 January 1957

Alisha ChinaiAlisha Chinai

18 March 1965

Amrinder GillAmrinder Gill

11 May 1976

Sadhana SargamSadhana Sargam

07 March 1974

Zubeen GargZubeen Garg

18 November 1972

Falguni PathakFalguni Pathak

12 March 1964

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P. SusheelaP. Susheela

13 November 1935

Manna DeyManna Dey

01 May 1919

Ram SampathRam Sampath

1977 AD

Kailash KherKailash Kher

07 July 1973

Aadesh ShrivastavaAadesh Shrivastava

04 September 1966

Purandara DasaPurandara Dasa

1484 AD

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Abhijeet BhattacharyaAbhijeet Bhattacharya

30 October 1958

T. M. KrishnaT. M. Krishna

22 January 1976

Anuradha SriramAnuradha Sriram

09 July 1970

Usha MangeshkarUsha Mangeshkar

1935 AD

Suresh WadkarSuresh Wadkar

07 August 1954

Na. MuthukumarNa. Muthukumar

13 July 1975

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Shalmali KholgadeShalmali Kholgade

31 January 1988

SurdasSurdas

1478 AD

Miss PoojaMiss Pooja

04 December 1980

Vijay YesudasVijay Yesudas

23 March 1979

Mani SharmaMani Sharma

11 July 1964

Ankit TiwariAnkit Tiwari

06 March 1990

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M. G. SreekumarM. G. Sreekumar

25 May 1957

SaindhaviSaindhavi

03 January 1989

BharathanBharathan

14 November 1947