Even though Sandalwood has a huge amount of singing talent hidden inside, it gave a chance to singers from other languages, other states to perform in its movies. There are instances where singers have debuted in Kannada Industry and have become famous.
1. S P Balasubrahmanyam
S.P.B. was born on 4th June 1946 in Andhra Pradesh. He has recorded more than 40,000 songs in various languages including Hindi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu and so on.
Lata Mangeshkar was born on 28th September 1929. She is a Marathi and has sung mainly Hindi songs. She has sung many Kannada songs too and has won many awards.
Sunidhi Chauhan was born on 14th August 1983 in
New Delhi. She debuted in Hindi and has sung a few Kannada songs too. She continues to mesmerize everyone with her strong voice.
4. K S Chitra
Chitra was born on 27th July 1963. She is a Keralite. She has given melodious songs to almost all the industries. She is also known as “The Nightingale Of South India”.
5. L.R. Eshwari
L.R.Eshwari was born on 7th December and is a native of Chennai. She debuted in Tamil but later went on to sing in various South Indian languages. She is known for her power-packed singing.
Kunal was born on 14th April 1972. He is a native of Maharashtra and presently entertaining majority of the audience with his performances. He has sung a few songs in Kannada too.
Hariharan was born on 3rd April 1955. He is a native of Kerala and has been a successful singer in Bollywood. He has sung many songs in the South Indian Cinema too including in Sandalwood.
Shankar was born on 3rd March 1967. He is a native of Maharashtra and is a very popular music composer too. He has performed in Kannada winning many hearts of the audience.
Shreya was born on 12th March 1984. She is a native of West Bengal and is a very successful singer in the whole of India. She is the female singer in almost all the languages of India. She is famous for her mesmerizing voice.
Sonu Nigam was born on 30th July 1972. He is a native of Haryana. He debuted in Bollywood and presently is the male singer of almost all the languages in India. The feel in his voice attracts maximum number of the audience.