Although Tamil music has always played a significant role in the people of Tamil Nadu's culture, it is now more well known than ever, not just in India but even beyond. Tamil actors, musicians, composers, and film directors continue to create excellent work year after year as a result of Tamil films and music's recent global success. This is also true of Kollywood, the Tamil film industry that has seen the entry and departure of many outstanding artists. Here is the list of the Top 10 singers in Kollywood.
At age 21, this up-and-coming musician and film composer made his public debut. Many people have grown to love him because of his distinctive voice and upbeat, young songs. He has earned the moniker "viral prodigy" because his songs frequently go viral and receive millions of views on digital sites. After his debut song, "Why This Kolaveri Di," went viral throughout the world, he produced a tonne of songs and rose to prominence as one of the most well-known South Indian songwriters.
Since she was a little child, Shreya has wanted to be a successful playback singer. She caught the attention of Sanjay Leela Bhansali's mother at the time, who subsequently included her on the soundtrack of one of his films, allowing Shreya to make her singing debut. She has received various accolades for her singing, judged on several reality programmes, and performed in musical performances all over the world. In 2017, she became the first Indian singer to have a wax figurine in the Madame Tussauds Museum.
This multi-talented performer has been active in the Tamil entertainment sector for more than 15 years. In addition to being a playback vocalist, he works as a playwright, producer, director, actor, and songwriter. In the past 15 years, he has appeared in over 25 films and received several accolades for his acting and singing prowess. In addition to writing the lyrics for the viral hit "Why This Kolaveri Di," he also sang and penned the lyrics for the 2018 popular song "
" from the film Maari 2. As of October 2019, this song has received over one Billion views.
4. Shruti Hassan
In 2009, this gifted actress and vocalist made her debut, following in the footsteps of her parents. Haasan has made a name for herself as one of the leading women in South Indian film. She has been nominated for and won various acting honours.
One of the most paid performers in the business, this Tamil actor and playback singer goes by the moniker Thalapathy, which means commander. He began acting as a kid artist and has since been in 62 movies. Starting with Bombay City in 1994, Vijay has also contributed vocals to over 30 film songs. He is also known for his incredible dance abilities.
Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer-songwriter Yuvan Shankar Raja was born on August 31, 1979. He primarily composes music for Tamil movies. He is regarded as a flexible composer and his usage of Western musical influences. He is also frequently given credit for introducing hip hop to the Tamil cinema and music business and for kicking off the "period of remixes" in Tamil Nadu. Yuvan has won three Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, four Vijay Awards, five Mirchi Music Awards, and two Filmfare Awards.
Indian actress, playback singer, and musician Andrea Maria Jeremiah primarily appears in Tamil and Malayalam-language movies. She started as a playback vocalist and has since played supporting to leading roles in movies.
Sidharth Sriram is a Carnatic musician, playback vocalist, songwriter, and Indian music producer. He is an R&B songwriter who has contributed to Kannada and Malayalam cinema productions in addition to the Tamil and Telugu music industries. He is known for his collaboration with AR Rahman songs.
Most of the songs Jonita Gandhi has recorded are in Hindi and Tamil, with a handful in Punjabi, Telugu, Marathi, Gujarati, Bengali, Kannada, and Malayalam. The Breakup Song, Mental Manadhil, Chellama, and Arabic Kuthu are a few of her best-known songs. Her singing career began with the title single from
Tamil language movies have included playback vocalist and music director Pradeep Rangaswamy Kumar. Following the start of his Carnatic music career in the 2010s, he frequently worked with composers
. He is known for his voice in 96 and Meyadha Maan.