Clearly, if there is one place under the sun where nothing has been left undone, it has to be India – an ancient land with an absorbing history, a vibrant present and an opportunist future. And much of its enthralling galore has been because of its exquisitely talented pool of nationals who have constantly worked hard to help India stand tall in the world forum, be it in art, culture, music, business, politics, science, technology, philosophy or military. Talking specifically of music, the country has given the world some of the world-class singers who have redefined the field of music through their exemplary work and talent. Historically, Indian singers have succeeded in installing a unique style or character into their work, thus changing the panorama of Indian and world music completely. It is to these Indian singing legends that this section is committed – an incredibly large lot that has through their talent alone inspired a world way beyond their country’s borders. The Nightingale of India, Lata Mangeshkar, the man with a Golden voice Mukesh, the versatile hero Mohammad Rafi, the legendary genius Kishore Kumar, the Ghazal king Jagjit Singh, the teen idol Shreya Ghoshal, the melody genius Sonu Nigam, the superstar’s voice Udit Narayan – the list is interminable. Know in details about some of the greatest Indian singers, their life and works through this segment.
Kishore KumarKishore Kumar
04 August 1929
Indian playback singer
Lata MangeshkarLata Mangeshkar
28 September 1929

Asha BhosleAsha Bhosle
08 September 1933
Indian playback singer

Mohammed RafiMohammed Rafi
24 December 1924

Shirley SetiaShirley Setia
02 July 1993

Jagjit SinghJagjit Singh
08 February 1941
Ghazal Singer
M. S. SubbulakshmiM. S. Subbulakshmi
16 September 1916
Carnatic Musician

Bhupen HazarikaBhupen Hazarika
08 September 1926
Musician, Singer, Poet, Filmmaker, Lyricist

Bhimsen JoshiBhimsen Joshi
04 February 1922
Hindustani Classical Vocalist
Begum AkhtarBegum Akhtar
07 October 1914

Kumar GandharvaKumar Gandharva
08 April 1924
Hindustani classical singer
Sanjay DuttSanjay Dutt
29 July 1959
Actor, Film producer, Singer

Dulquer SalmaanDulquer Salmaan
28 July 1986

A. R. RahmanA. R. Rahman
06 January 1967

Allu ArjunAllu Arjun
08 April 1982

Shraddha KapoorShraddha Kapoor
03 March 1987
Rajesh KhannaRajesh Khanna
29 December 1942
Actor, Politician, Film producer, Singer

Kamal HaasanKamal Haasan
07 November 1954
Actor, Film producer, Screenwriter, Film director,

21 May 1960
Actor, Film producer, Singer

Nithya MenenNithya Menen
08 April 1987
Shruti HaasanShruti Haasan
28 January 1986
Actor, Singer, Composer, Model

Arijit SinghArijit Singh
25 April 1987
Sonu NigamSonu Nigam
30 July 1973
Actor, Singer, Composer

17 February 1985
Actor, Singer

Shreya GhoshalShreya Ghoshal
12 March 1984
Singer, Writer, Actor, Composer
S. P. BalasubrahmanyamS. P. Balasubrahmanyam
04 June 1946
Actor, Singer, Composer

Thakur Anoop SinghThakur Anoop Singh
23 March 1989
Kalabhavan ManiKalabhavan Mani
01 January 1971

Anu MalikAnu Malik
02 November 1960
Film director, Singer, Composer, Music director,

Arshad WarsiArshad Warsi
19 April 1968
Armaan MalikArmaan Malik
22 July 1995

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Padmini KolhapurePadmini Kolhapure
01 November 1965
Meena KumariMeena Kumari
01 August 1933

Vijay AntonyVijay Antony
24 July 1975
Singer, Composer

Aishwarya R. DhanushAishwarya R. Dhanush
01 January 1982
Film director, Dancer

Manju WarrierManju Warrier
10 September 1978
K. S. ChithraK. S. Chithra
27 July 1963
Playback singer
Puneeth RajkumarPuneeth Rajkumar
17 March 1975

Tulsi KumarTulsi Kumar
1986 AD
Playback Singer

Udit NarayanUdit Narayan
01 December 1955
Playback Singer

D. ImmanD. Imman
24 January 1983
Singer, Composer
Kavya MadhavanKavya Madhavan
19 September 1984

S. JanakiS. Janaki
23 April 1938
Actor, Singer

Yo Yo Honey SinghYo Yo Honey Singh
15 March 1983
Rapper, Actor, Singer, Record producer, Composer

Neeti MohanNeeti Mohan
17 November 1979

Alka YagnikAlka Yagnik
20 March 1966
Actor, Singer, Composer
Monali ThakurMonali Thakur
03 November 1985

Aditya NarayanAditya Narayan
06 August 1987
Playback Singer
K. J. YesudasK. J. Yesudas
10 January 1940

Adnan SamiAdnan Sami
15 August 1971

Uttam KumarUttam Kumar
03 September 1926
Digangana SuryavanshiDigangana Suryavanshi
15 October 1997
Television actor, Singer

Zubeen GargZubeen Garg
18 November 1972
Singer, Composer, Actor, Lyricist
Dinesh Lal YadavDinesh Lal Yadav
02 March 1979

Gippy GrewalGippy Grewal
02 January 1983
Actor, Singer, Film producer

Venkat PrabhuVenkat Prabhu
07 November 1975
Actor, Film director, Screenwriter, Playback

Shankar MahadevanShankar Mahadevan
03 March 1967
Actor, Singer, Composer

Swathi ReddySwathi Reddy
19 April 1987
Svetlana Reddy
Lucky AliLucky Ali
19 September 1958
Actor, Singer, Songwriter

Amrinder GillAmrinder Gill
11 May 1976
Actor, Singer

Vineeth SreenivasanVineeth Sreenivasan
01 October 1984
Actor, Singer

Piyush MishraPiyush Mishra
13 January 1963
Screenwriter, Music director, Actor, Singer,
Manoj TiwariManoj Tiwari
01 February 1971

Nitin MukeshNitin Mukesh
27 June 1950
Javed AliJaved Ali

15 June 1929
Actor, Singer

Amit KumarAmit Kumar
03 July 1952
Palak MuchhalPalak Muchhal
30 March 1992

Daler MehndiDaler Mehndi
18 August 1967
Anuradha PaudwalAnuradha Paudwal
27 October 1952
Actor, Singer, Composer

Usha UthupUsha Uthup
08 November 1947
actor, singer, composer

Anup JalotaAnup Jalota
29 July 1953
Geeta DuttGeeta Dutt
23 November 1930
Actor, Singer

Falguni PathakFalguni Pathak
12 March 1964
singer, composer
Anuradha SriramAnuradha Sriram
09 July 1970

Mika SinghMika Singh
10 June 1977
Actor, Singer

Sukhwinder SinghSukhwinder Singh
18 July 1971
Singer, Composer

Abhijeet BhattacharyaAbhijeet Bhattacharya
30 October 1958
11 January 1985
Singer, Composer
K. L. SaigalK. L. Saigal
11 April 1904
Actor, Singer

Sunitha UpadrashtaSunitha Upadrashta
10 May 1978
Actor, Singer

Alisha ChinaiAlisha Chinai
18 March 1965
Playback singer, Singer

P. SusheelaP. Susheela
13 November 1935
Actor, Singer
M. G. SreekumarM. G. Sreekumar
25 May 1957
Singer, Composer

Manna DeyManna Dey
01 May 1919
Actor, Singer, Autobiographer, Composer

Sadhana SargamSadhana Sargam
07 March 1974
Actor, Singer, Composer

P. BhanumathiP. Bhanumathi
07 September 1925

Kailash KherKailash Kher
07 July 1973
Singer, Composer
Vijay YesudasVijay Yesudas
23 March 1979

Vijay PrakashVijay Prakash
21 February 1976
singer, composer
Anushka ManchandaAnushka Manchanda
11 February 1985
singer, actor

Ila ArunIla Arun
28 September 1929
Actor, Singer
Sona MohapatraSona Mohapatra
17 June 1978
Composer, Songwriter, Record producer, Singer
Shaan RahmanShaan Rahman
30 December 1979