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This is a list of Indian playback singers. The list is alphabetised by first name.

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Female playback singers

Hindi, 2004-present nominated for flimfare awards & star screen awards

Name Languages Years active Major awards Comments
Akshaya Mohanty Oriya 12 October 1937 – 17 November 2002
Alisha Chinoy Hindi,kannada 1985-present 1 Filmfare Awards mostly known for her western style of singing. also popular for private pop albums
Alka Yagnik Hindi, Bengali, Punjabi, Malayalam, Tamil, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Rajasthani, Nepali, Assamese 1979-present 2 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards, 2 IIFA Awards, 4 Bollwood Movie Awards, 1 BJFA Award, 1 Sansui Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 3 Star Screen Awards, 1 MTV Award, BBC- Asia Pacific Nomination Playback singer for over 550 films, and has approximately 15,000 songs to her credit.
Amirbai Karnataki Hindi 1935-1961 one of the most popular playback singers of the pre-independance era
Andrea Jeremiah Tamil, Telugu, English 2007-Present Western Style Songs
Anupama Deshpande Hindi, Telugu, English, Tamil 1984-2001 1 filmfare award confined mostly to folk songs & regional songs
Anuradha Paudwal Hindi, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil 1973-present 4 Filmfare Awards, 1 National Award First ever singer to pose a threat to Mangeshkar Monopoly. The only singer ever to be regarded as the "next Lata Mangeshkar".
Anuradha Sriram Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam has sung in south as well as bollywood films.most famous for her song chunari chunari in Biwi No 1
Anushka Manchanda Hindi, Tamil 2006-present regarded as a pop icon of the present generation.known for her pop style funky songs
Asha Bhosle Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Tamil, English, Russian, Czech, Nepali, Malay, Malayalam, Konkani, Oriya and other languages 1943-present Padma Vibhushan, 2 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Award (plus Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award), 2 MTV Awards, Dadasaheb Phalke Award Wife of R. D. Burman and younger sister of Usha Mangeshkar and Lata Mangeshkar
Banumathi Telugu, Tamil Padma Shri, Padma Bhushan
B. R. Chaya Kannada 2 Karnataka State Awards Rendered voice for 4000 non filmy albums in Kannada
Bela Shende Marathi, Hindi 1999-present RAPA National Award

Raja Mantri Smruti Award Nargis Dutt Award

singer of marathi origin who shot to fame with her soulful bhajan Mann Mohana in Jodha Akbar.
Chaitra HG Kannada, Tamil, Bengali, Telugu, Konkani, English 2004 - present 1 State Award, 1 Udaya Awards, 1 Rotary Young achiever Awards Dubbed for many Kannada movies
Charulatha Mani Tamil, Kannada 2002 - present Sung in Vettaikaaran(2009), Kaadalan Kaadali(2009), Buddhivantha(2008), Thanthiran(2008), Naan Avan Illai(2007)
Chinmayi Tamil, Telugu and Hindi 2002 - present 2 Tamil Nadu State Awards Debut — Kannathil Muthamittal — Nenjil Jil jil
Chitra Singh Hindi-Urdu, Bengali

? - present

Wife of Jagjit Singh
Falguni Pathak Hindi-Urdu_Gujrati Band Called Ta ThaiyaSang in a few films but couldnt achieve much success the way she did with her pop labums and dandiya nights.
Gayatri Asokan Malayalam Kerala State Film Award
Gayatri Iyer (Gayatri Ganjawala) Hindi , Telugu 1996-present wife of singer Kunal Ganjawala.sings pop songs in films
Geeta Dutt Hindi, Bengali 1946-1971 Regarded as one of the most successful singers of her time.
Harini Telugu, Tamil, Hindi 2 Tamil Nadu State Awards
Hema Sardesai Hindi 1989-present Achieved success with her song Awara Bhawrey but coudnt sustain her position in the industry.
Jaspinder Narula Hindi, Punjabi 1 Filmfare Award, 1 Star Screen Award Won accolades and awards in late 1990s but eventually disappeared from the scene.
Jikki Telugu
Jyotsna Radhakrishnan Malayalam 1998-present Lux-Asianet Film Award
Kalpana Telugu
Kavita Subramaniam (Kavita Krishnamurthy) Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu, Oriya 1980-current Padma Shri, 4 Filmfare Awards,Yesudas Award, Priyadarshini Award, Kishore Kumar Award, 2 Bollywood Awards, 2 Zee Cine Awards, 1 Star Screen Award Along with Alka Yagnik regarded as one of the most successful singers of 1990s and 2000s.
K. S. Chitra Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Hindi, Bengali, English, Russian, German, Tulu, Sinhalese, Paduku and few more 1983-present Padma Shri, 6 National Awards, 15 Kerala State Awards, 7 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 4 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 3 Karnataka State Awards,4 FilmFare Awards From south,Tamilnadu government Kalaimamani Award sang in several languauges.her songs in Roja,Bombay & Virasat are considered revelations
Lata Mangeshkar Hindi, Marathi, Bengali,Oriya and Tamil 1942-current Bharat Ratna, Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, 3 National Awards, 6 Filmfare Awards, 2 Maharashtra State Awards Sister of Usha Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle. Guinness Book of World Records holder for having made the most recordings in the world. (30,000 songs between 1948 and 1987, according to 1987 edition).
L. R. Eswari Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi 1959 - present 6 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 6 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 4 Karnataka state awards Career beginning with MSV — Nallayidathu Sambandam(1959), 1964 - Oru Kotta Ponnundallo — Malayalam
Mahalakshmi Telugu, Tamil
Mahalaxmi Iyer Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, English, French and other languages 1997-present Has sang in Hindi & Marathi besides South films.Songs from Fanaa are considered her biggest hits
Malathi Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada
Malgudi Subha Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi
Manjari Malayalam, Tamil 2004-present 1 Kerala State Award Favorite singers is Jesudas and Swarnalatha
Minmini Malayalam, Tamil Till date remembered for her top chartbuster chinna chinna aasa/dil hai chotasa from Rahman's Roja
Mubarak Begum Hindi, Urdu 1955-1968 Remembered till date for her song Hamari Yaad aayegi from a film of the same title.
Nihira Joshi Hindi, Marathi 2004-present Reality Show winner of marathi origin shot to fame with her song Socho ji Socho in Salaam-E-Ishq
Nityashree Tamil
Noor Jehan Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi 1930-1996 Tamgha-e-Imtiaz, Malika-e-Tarannum Migrated to Pakistan in 1947
P. Leela Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu 1 Kerala State Award
P. Madhuri Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu 2 Kerala State Awards
P. Susheela Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Marathi, Sinhalese, Tulu, Sanskrit, padugu 1951-present Padma Bhushan, 5 National Awards, 7 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 3 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 2 Kerala State Awards, Filmfare Lifetime Achievement Award, Doctorate from Andhra university
Rajkumari Hindi, Gujarati, Punjabi 1949-1977
Rimi Tomi Malayalam 2000-present
Ruma Guha Thakurta Bengali, Hindi 1944-present Bharat Nirman, Soviet Land Nehru Peace Award
S. Janaki Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Hindi, Oriya. 1957-Present 5 National Awards, 14 Kerala State Awards, 10 Andhra Pradesh State Awards, 7 Tamil Nadu State Awards,Doctorate from mysore university. Also a lyricist and composer
S. P. Sailaja Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam 1978-2001 Also an actress [Salangai Oli], a dubbing artist and a classical dancer; younger sister of S. P. Balasubrahmanyam
Sadhana Sargam Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Punjabi, Oriya, all other major Indian languages, Urdu and Nepali 1982-present 1 National Award, 2 Maharashtra State Awards, 3 Filmfare South Awards, 1 Zee Cine Award One of the most rated singers of her time.
Santha P. Nair Malayalam 1951-1967
Sapna Mukherjee Hindi 1985-present 1 Filmfare Award Achieved super success with her song Tirchi Topiwale in Tridev but din survive long in the industry.
Shamshad Begum Hindi, Urdu, Panjabi 1941-1968 Shilpa rao
 Hindi,
2003-Present
 1 Star screen awards 2008
Shreya Ghoshal Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Urdu 2002-present 3 National Awards, 4 Filmfare Awards, 2 Filmfare South Award, 3 Zee Cine Awards, 4 IIFA Awards, 1 Tamil Nadu state award one of the most talented and successfull singers in present generation, most preferred singer .
Shubha Mudgal Hindi, Tamil 1996-present her base voice & folk based songs create sensation.besides private albums has also sang in films like Raincoat & 1920
Shweta Mohan Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada 2002 - present 1 Kerala State Award Daughter of singer Sujatha
Shweta Pandit Hindi 1999-present Grand niece of Pandit Jasraj and niece of Jatin Lalit/Sulakshana Pandit.
Srilekha Parthasarathy Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam 2002-present
Sudha Malhotra Hindi 1954-1982 Sang in 50s & 60s & was last heard in Raj Kapoor's Premrog in the song Yeh Pyar tha ya kuch aur tha
Sujatha Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi 1977-present 3 Tamil Nadu State Awards, 2 Kerala State Awards
Sulakshana Pandit Hindi 1967-1996 1 Filmfare Award Also an actress besides being a singer.Niece of Pandit Jasraj & sister of Jatin-Lalit.
Suman Kalyanpur Hindi, Marathi, Assamese, Gujarati, Kannada, Bhojpuri, Rajasthani, Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, Urdu 1954-1981 Her voice came closest to Lata Mangeshkar. Also sang for Marathi films.
Sumangali Telugu, Tamil
Suneeta Telugu, Tamil 1995-present
Sunidhi Chauhan Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali 2000-present 1 Filmfare Award, Filmfare R. D. Burman Award, 1 Zee Cine Award, 2 IIFA Awards, 2 Star Screen Awards Regarded as 1 of the most successful & talented singer of present generation along with Shreya Ghoshal.
Suraiya Hindi, Urdu about 1942-1965 Also an actress

- Suvi Suresh Tamil, hindi,kannada

Swarnalatha Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannadika, Hindi, Urudhu, Panjabi 1983 Present 1 National Award,

2 Tamilnadu state Awards, 6 Filmfare Awards, 1 AndraPradesh government Nandhi Award, Tamilnadu government kalaimamani award

Swarnalatha

(Rakkama Kaiya Thattu)song from the movie Thalapathi (1991) was the top most in a BBC World Top Ten music poll.

Tulsi Kumar Hindi sings mostly in films produced by her production house T-Series.
Usha Telugu 1999-present 3 Andhra Pradesh State Nandi Awards
Usha Khanna Hindi, Urdu 1960-present Better known as Music Director
Usha Mangeshkar Marathi, Hindi 1954-present Sister of Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle
Usha Uthup Hindi, Tamil, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Punjabi, Telugu, English, Russian, Czech, Nepali, Malay, Malayalam, Kannada, and other languages 1966-present Rajiv Gandhi Purashkar Award, Mahila Shiromoni Purashkar Award, Channel V Award, The People's Support Award Famous for her husky voice and western style of singing.Sang mostly for RD Burman & Bappi Lahiri.
Vaishali Samant Marathi, Hindi 2000-present Rapa award for Aika Dajiba

MTV Asia music awards-Singapore Sangeetkar Ram Kadam Award 2005 Alpha Gaurav Puraskar Kalabhushan Puraskar Mata Sanmaan Puraskar 2007 Mata Sanmaan Puraskar 2008 Zee Talkies Award 2009

Vani Jayaram Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Marathi, Hindi, Kannada, Oriya, Urdu 1971-1992 3 National Awards Posed a big challenge for Lata mangeshkar in 1971 after singing in Guddi but eventually shifted base to the South.
Vasundhara Das Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu 1999-present Also an actor. [Debutted in Tamil in Hey Raam with Kamal Hasan]

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Actress who have done playback singing

Male playback singers

Name Languages Years active Major awards Comments
Aamir Khan Hindi 1998-present Actor par excellence, has also sung the famous "a kya bolti tu" in Ghulam, and recently added his voice in "bum bum bhole" in Taare Zameen Par.
Abhijeet Hindi, Bengali, Oriya 1985-present 1 Filmfare Award Has also released few non-film albums
Akshaya Mohanty Oriya 1937-2002 Jayadeva Award One of Orissa's renowned singer, music director. Acted in a few movies too.
Amal Antony.M Malayalam,English,Tamil 2008-present National winner for light vocal in university youthfestivals 2008 famous Song in film Laptop,song "Maymasame",sung in many albums like Life,moments,snow white ,ponnurumal[east cost],megharagam etc..and he is a music director too
Anoop Seelin Kannada 2003 - present Music composer/music director
Amit Kumar Bollywood & Regional Filmi Playback (Hindi, Bengali,Oriya etc.), Rabindra Sangeet 1965-present Filmfare Best Male Playback- Yaad Aa Rah Hai- Love Story (1981) Also worked as an Actor, Lyricist, Composer, Producer, Director, Screenwriter & Scriptwriter
Afsal Malayalam, Tamil 2002-present
Anwar Hindi, Urdu 1979–present
A. P. Udayabhanu Malayalam, Tamil 1958- ??
Bhupinder Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Oriya 1964-2000 Also a guitarist
Bhal Singh Haryanvi 1980-present 4 Awards including "Most Popular Haryanvi Singer" and "Voice of Haryana" Also a writer, composer and musician
Babbu Mann Hindi, Punjabi 1998-present
C. H. Atma Hindi, Urdu
Ghantasala Telugu 1922-1974 Padmashri Introduced the technique of changing the voice pitch and diction to suit the actor singing the songs on the screen.
G. Venugopal Malayalam 1986-present 3 Kerala State Awards, 2 Kerala Film Critics Award
Gurdas Maan Punjabi, Hindi 1983-present Also a songwriter, choreographer, and actor
Hariharan Malayalam, Kannada,Tamil, Telugu, Hindi 1977-present 1 National Award Notable ghazal singer
Harish Moyal Hindi 2001-present Indian Idol Finalist
Hemant Kumar Bengali, Hindi, Urdu 1937-1989 Filmfare best singer 1954
Himesh Reshammiya Hindi,Tamil 2000-present Won best playback singer in Filmfare awards (2005),Zee Cine Awards (2005),IIFA Awards Dubai (2006) Got recognition as a singer from his debut song as a singer aashiq banaya aapne.
Jagjit Singh Hindi, Urdu 1981-present Padma Bhushan married to Chitra Singh
Jassie Gift Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu 2004-present Also a film music composer.
Jayachandran Malayalam, Tamil, Kannada, Telugu 1967-present 1 National Award, 4 Kerala State Awards, 1 Tamil Nadu State Award
Jolly Abraham Tamil, Malayalam
Kailash Kher Hindi, Urdu, Kannada 2003-present also composed songs in films, recently in CC2C 2 songs. Brought folk songs a completely new look.
Kamukara Purushothaman Malayalam
Karthik Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada 2002-present 3 Filmfare South Award
 Nandi Award for Best Male Playback Singer
 CineMAA Best Male Playback Award
Kishore Kumar Hindi, Urdu, Bengali, Oriya and other languages 1946-1987 8 Filmfare Awards Also worked as an actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter and scriptwriter
K. J. Yesudas All Indian Languages 1955-present 7 National Film Awards, 23 Kerala State Film Awards, 8 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, 6 Andhra Pradesh State FilmAwards, 5 Karnataka State Film Awards, 1 West Bengal state award and Filmfare awards for both Bollywood and South Indian films. Multilingual singer and master in Indian classical music.He is the official singer of Kerala state. He bagged Padma Bhushan, Padma Shri, Sangeet Natak Akademi Award and an honorary award by UNESCO.In play back singing he bagged 7 National Film Awards which is a record no singer has equaled, let alone surpassed. In 2006, he sang 16 film songs in four languages on the same day.
Kozhikode Abdul Kader Malayalam 1951-1973
K. P. Brahmanandan Malayalam 1969-2004 All-India Radio Award
Kishore Babu (KB) Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam 1996-present 2 Star Screen Awards Also a successful Indipop singer
K. L. Saigal Hindi, Urdu, Bengali 1932-1947
Kumar Sanu Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Urdu and other languages 1984-present Padma Shri, 5 Filmfare Awards, 1 IIFA Award Broke the Guinness world record for the most songs recorded in a single day (28)
Kunal Ganjawala Hindi, Kannada 2002-present 1 Zee Cine Award
Lucky Ali Hindi, Telugu, Tamil and Urdu 1999-present 1 Filmfare Award Also a composer
M. G. Sreekumar Malayalam, Tamil , Hindi 1984-present 2 National Awards, 3 Kerala State Awards
Madhu Balakrishnan Malayalam, Telugu, Tamil language and Kannada 1999-present Kerala State Film Award
Mahendra Kapoor Hindi, Panjabi, Oriya, Urdu 1956-1999 3 Filmfare Awards
Manna Dey Bengali, Hindi, Oriya, Urdu 1951–1991 2 National Awards, Padma Bhushan
Mel Mahal Hindi, Punjabi 2007-present
Mano Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Kannada 1987-present Also worked as an actor and a music assistant
Mohammed Rafi Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Gujrati, Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Telugu, Sindhi, Assamese, Kannada 1944-1980 Padma Shri, 4 National Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards,awarded singer of the millennium by stardust magazine, 3 Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards Ever Green Hit setter of Indian Film songs, and classical hindusthani master, loved by millions even after his death, ever time favourite of the youth
Mohammed Aziz Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Telegu, Bengali, Kannada, Oriya 1985-present Now a days singing for Oriya Bhajans and Albumbs
Mukesh Hindi, Urdu, Gujarati, Punjabi, Bengali, Oriya and Assamiya 1940–1976 1 National Award, 4 Filmfare Awards
Manapragada Narasimha Murthy Telugu, Hindi, English, Tamil, Kannada, Marathi, Assamese, Bengali, Punjabi, Gujarati and other Indian languages 1941-1999 1 International Award (International Best Singer Award in International Youth Festival, Berlin, Germany (1973)), 1 National Award, 3 State Awards, 1 Andhra Pradesh State Film Award, 1 National Doordarshan Award, 1 All-India Radio (AIR) Award, National Folk Music Emeritus Titles: Janapada Brahma, Janapada Ratna. Country Music Legend Honoree (KPFK, Los Angeles, USA). Also a lyricist, TV actor, Dubbing artist, AIR/TV composer, tele-drama producer and music director
Naresh Iyer Tamil, Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bengali 2005-present 1 National Award
Nitin Mukesh Hindi, Urdu, Bengali 1970–2000 son of Mukesh
P. B. Sreenivas Kannada, Tamil, and Telugu 1953-present
Pankaj Malik Hindi, Urdu, Bengali Better known as Music Director
Pankaj Udhas Hindi, Urdu 1980-present Padma Shri, Kalakar Award, MTV Immies Award, Dadabhai Naoroji Millennium Award, Indira Gandhi Priyadarshani Award, K L Saigal Award, Special Achievement Award, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Radio Lotus Award Famous, as well as one of the best gazal singers
Pardeep Kumar Hindi, Urdu Better known as Kavi Pardeep
Pradip Somasundaran Malayalam, Telugu 1993-present Meri Awaz Suno 1996, MTVA Award 1998 Also a lecturer
Rajkumar Kannada 1974-2004 1 National Award, Padma Bhushan, Dada Saheb Phalke Award, Karnataka Rathna (ಕರ್ನಾಟಕ ರತ್ನ) & Honorary Doctorate from Mysore University. More popularly known as an Actor — Natasarvabhouma (ನಟಸಾರ್ವಭೌಮ)
Remo Fernandes Konkani, Hindi, English
Saandip Telugu,Hindi,Kannada,Tamil 2000-present Also an Actor (acted in Premayanamaha), a dubbing artiste, anchor. First South Indian Singer to Participate in Hero Honda-SAREGAMAPA 2003.
Shaan Hindi, Telugu, Kannada, Bengali, Oriya 1989-present 2 Filmfare Awards, 1 Zee Cine Award Also a successful Indipop singer
Shabbir Kumar Hindi 1982-present
Shailender Singh Hindi, Urdu 1975–1997
Sharman Joshi Hindi, 2009–Present Has sung the famous "Give me Some Sunshine" from 3 idiots,
Sonu Niigaam Hindi, Punjabi, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu, Oriya and other languages 1990-present 1 National Award, 2 Filmfare Awards, 3 IIFA Awards, 4 Zee Cine Awards Originally known as Sonu Nigam. Also an Indi-Pop singer, TV anchor and judge, actor, RJ and music composer for one of his albums.
S. P. Balasubrahmanyam Telugu, Tamil, Kannada, Malayalam, Hindi,Marathi, Bengali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tulu, Gond (only singer to sing in Gond Language) All Indian Languages 1966-present 6 National Awards, 21 Andhra Pradesh Film Awards, 2 Tamil Nadu Film Awards, Kalaimamani Award, PadmaShri Award, 1 Filmfare Award, 1 Filmfare South Award As a Music director (composed 45 films in telugu,tamil,kannada) Actor (Acted in 66 films in telugu,tamil,Kannada) Producer, Dubbing Artiste. Has recorded more than 36,000 plus songs in a span of 40 years and holds the record for singing maximum number of songs among male singers in the world. Has recorded 21 songs in a day in Kannada for the composer Upendra Kumar in Bangalore from 9.00 a.m. to 9.00 p.m. on February 8, 1981 which is a record. Has recorded 19 songs in Tamil in a day, and 16 songs in Hindi in a day.

Elder brother of S. P. Sailaja.

Subir Sen Hindi, Bengali
Sukhwinder Singh Hindi, Telugu and Punjabi 1986-present 1 Filmfare Award
Suresh Wadkar Hindi, Marathi, Oriya, Bengali, Urdu 1978-present
Talat Mahmood Hindi, Urdu, Bengali 1945-1986 Padma Bhushan Also an actor
T. S. Ranganathan Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam 2000-present Also a Dubbing Artiste, Done more than 10000 Ads in various languages, Sung for more than 100 Jingles, A Model, An Actor
Udit Narayan Hindi, Nepali, Telugu, Tamil, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Kannada, Urdu, Oriya and other languages 1981-present Padma Shri, 3 National Awards, 5 Filmfare Awards, 2 Star Screen Awards, 1 IIFA Award, 1 Zee Cine Award. Also released popular non-film albums. Also worked as a producer (Bhojpuri), TV personality (judge). His son Aditya is a popular TV anchor.
Unni Menon Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam 1981-present
Unnikrishnan Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam 1994 - present 2 National Awards National award for the debut — Ennavale. Again, for Uyarum from Pavitra. Unni's Gurus — Ramanathan, Krishnamoorthy, Savitri Krishnamoorthy.
Vijay Yesudas Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi 1 Kerala State Award Son of the singer K. J. Yesudas
Vineeth Sreenivasan Malayalam 2003-present Son of the Malayalam film actor Sreenivasan
Vinod Rathod Hindi, Oriya 1987-present
Zubeen Garg Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Punjabi, Bodo, Oriya, Nepali, Marathi, Urdu, and English 1991-present 1 National Award 9000 songs to his credit, mainly in Assamese and Hindi. Composed music and sung 26 Assamese Films, 40 music Albums.

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Composers who have done playback singing

Actors who have done playback singing


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