Singing Reality shows is a great podium for aspiring singers to demonstrate their singing talent. Many singing reality shows like
, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa,
, and Voice of India get a bunch of talented singing stars, but only a few make it big and achieve success. Here is the list of 10 singers who became successful playback singers. There is a common thing about the musicians who are on the list of top 10, and that is they all made it to Bollywood by participating in singing reality shows-
You may be a fan of Arijit’s singing, but most of you are not aware that before being a favourite singer, Arijit has participated in singing reality show Fame Gurukul. Arijit who started his career by taking part in singing reality shows has now become a singing sensation in Bollywood. Arijit has sung many soulful tracks like Channa Mereya, Tum hi ho,
Hamari Adhuri Kahani
, Muskurane and much more which became very popular.
2. Shreya Ghosal-
Shreya Ghosal is one of the finest singers in Indian music industry. Shreya got her first breakthrough as a playback singer for the film Devdas after
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
noticed her singing talent in the talent show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. Being a talented singer, Shreya has won the reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. There was no looking back for Shreya, she made it big in her singing career, and she received many awards and accolades for her soothing and melody voice.
Singing heartthrob Armaan Malik whose song is ruling in the hearts of youth is also a participant from the singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs. Armaan Malik has contributed his voice for many super hit songs like Tumhe Apna Banana Ka, Sab Tera, Bol Do Na Jara and more. He has the cult of female fans who love his songs.
Musical duo Vishal- Shekhar composed many popular hit albums in Bollywood. But very few know that Shekhar Ravijiani composer and singer also participated in the show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa. He also sang many songs like Zehnaseeb, Ishq Wala Love, Bin Tere, Tujhe Bhula Diya and more.
Neeti who popularly sang many favourite songs like Ishq Wala Love, Jiya Re,
, Sau Aasman and more. Before entering in Bollywood, Neeti has participated and also won the show Popstars which aired on Channel V. She received RD Burman Award for two songs one is Jiya Re from Jab Tak Hai Jaan and Ishq Wala Love from the film Student of the Year
Monali Thakur has commenced her singing career by participating in the second edition of the popular singing reality show Indian Idol. Composer Pritam Chakraborty offered her two songs in the movie Race and her song ‘Zara Zara Touch me’ has become popular. She also received Filmfare award for the song ‘Sawaar Loon’ from Lootera. Monali even bagged the National award for her soulful song ‘Moh Moh Ke Dhaage’ from the movie Dum Laga Ke Haisha. She is now acting as a Singing expert judge in the reality show '
Rockstar Neha Kakkar is popularly known for singing songs like Dhating Naach, Kala Chasma, Sunny Sunny, London Thumakda, Kar Gayi Chull and more, also made her way as a singer by participating in Indian Idol 2 in 2006. Neha Kakkar is now featuring as a judge, in the singing talent show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Little Champs.
Antara Mitra was also a contestant on the popular reality show Indian Idol 2. After waiting for five years to get a break, Antara made her way in Bollywood as a playback singer in films like ‘Bheegi Si Bhaagi Si,' ‘Saree Ke Fall Sa,' ‘Gerua,' and ‘Itni Si Baat Hain.' Indeed good things take the time to happen, and Antara’s wait turned fruitful.
Mohammad Irfan was a contestant on the popular shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Voice of India. Irfan also bagged as a winner for the show Jo Jeeta Wahi Superstar. He made his debut in Bollywood with Mani Ratnam’s film Raavan, where he sang ‘Behene De.' His famous songs include ‘Phir Mohabbat,' ‘Banjaara,' and ‘Baarish.'
Bhoomi Trivedi who got fame for her popular numbers like ‘Ram Chahe Leela,' ‘Udi Udi Jaye from the movie Raees’ and ‘Dance Ke Legend. Bhoomi received many awards for ‘Ram Chahe Leela.' Before getting a break in Hindi films, she participated in Indian Idol where she was one of the finalists.