TOP 10 SINGERS WHO TURNED ACTORS IN BOLLYWOOD

Friday, October 9th, 2020

1. ALI ZAFAR

Ali Zafar is a multi-talented personality born in Pakistan; he is not only a playback singer but also a model, actor, painter, screenwriter. He started his career from television shows before a musician. Ali Zafar got so famous that got offers from Bollywood. He acted in the movies like Chashme Baddoor, Mere Brother Ki Dulhan, and Dear Zindagi.

2. ADITYA NARAYAN

The son of most popular singer Udit Narayan, Aditya Narayan, is not only a flawless singer like his dad but also a fantastic composer, television host, and Bollywood actor. He sang his first song for the Nepali movie. He was featured as a child actor in films like Pardes, Rangeela, Jab Pyaar Kisi Se Hota Hai.

3. SHEKHAR RAVJIANI

Most of the songs in Bollywood are sung by the duo of Vishal-Shekhar. Shekhar’s career was started from advertising. After giving audition in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, he became the singer and later on with Vishal for the duo. Some of Shekhar’s hits tracks are Meherban, Bin Tere, etc. Shekhar had given an excellent performance in the latest movie Neerja.

4. SONU NIGAM

The lord of chords, Sonu Nigam was born in the year 1973. he is not only a singer but also a composer. He sings in many different languages like Hindi, Marathi, Telugu, English, and many more. He has also acted in many Bollywood films. Warning, Love in Nepal, Betaab, Taqdeer are some of his movies. Sonu has received uncountable awards for his singing and composing.

5. YO YO HONEY SINGH

Who had not loved Yo-Yo Honey Singh for his songs? Singh is one of the most popular playback singers of Bollywood, and the crowd loves him insanely. His actual name is Hridesh Singh, and mostly known for his Punjabi and Hindi rap songs. He started his career as a recording artist, and his popularity made him an actor too. He was seen in many Bollywood films. Tu Mera 21 Main Tera 22 was Singh's first main role in a movie. He has also danced in the song Lungi dance with the renowned actors, Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. Today, he is one of the highest-paid playback singers in the whole Bollywood industry.

6. ABHIJEET SAWANT

The most talented actor and playback singer Abhijeet Sawant is one of the finest personalities of the Bollywood industry. He was the first winner of Indian Idol and got famous in the years 2005. His contribution to the film, Lottery is still unforgettable. He also did a small role in the movie Tees Maar Khan. He sang many songs including Hume Tumse Pyaar Kitna, Happy Ending, Yaad Teri Yaad, etc.

7. SUKHWINDER SINGH

Sukhwinder Singh is an international playback singer who sings songs for Bollywood. He received the Grammy Award and Academy Award for best original song for the famous song “Jai ho”. He has won the best male playback singer award for the song Bismil from the movie Haider. He has done many films after he was popular with his songs. He contributed in Bollywood movies like Taal, Biwi No. 1, 1947: Earth, Daag: The Fire, Jaanwar, Dillagi, Moksha, Thakshak, Tere Naam, Apna Sapna Money Money, Shaadi Se Pehle, Shabd, Chak De! India, Om Shanti Om, and Black & White.

8. MIKA SINGH

Mika Singh was born in West Bengal. He was the youngest among all six of his siblings. He is one of the most popular singers of Bollywood, and has sung many songs for movies. He has sung in various languages such as Punjabi, Bengali, Kannada, Telugu, Odia, Urdu, etc. Dil Main Baji Guitar was one of the famous songs from the movie Apna Sapna Money Money in the year 2006. His songs made a super hit and then he was featured in Bollywood movie Loot, Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaya, and more. He was featured in many TV series.

9. DILJIT DOSANJH

Diljit Dosanjh a handsome Indian singer and a songwriter. He is the most famous singer in Punjabi Films as well as in the Hindi cinema. Eventually, he started to get offers for movies in Bollywood. His first movie was The Lion Of Punjab in Punjabi cinema and Udta Punjab in Bollywood. He was awarded for the best male debut in Filmfare. Diljit's songs were also listed in the Top 20 in Canadian music.

10. HIMESH RESHAMMIYA

Himesh Reshammiya is the perfect singer, producer, music director, and actor in Hindi films. Himesh had produced the TV series like Ahha, Aman, Aashiqui, Amar Prem, and many more on India’s most wanted channel ZEE TV. He has composed many songs for Salman’s Production, and the first was in the movie Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya. Himesh Reshammiya was the first debut in Aap Kaa Surroor movie in Bollywood and that after we have seen him in many movies.