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Famous Female Playback Singers

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List of famous female playback singers, listed by their level of prominence with photos when available. This greatest female playback singers list contains the most prominent and top females known for being playback singers. There are thousand of females working as playback singers in the world, but this list highlights only the most notable ones. Historic playback singers have worked hard to become the best that they can be, so if you're a female aspiring to be a playback singer then the people below should give you inspiration.

This list contains people like Kanika and Sunidhi Chauhan.

While this isn't a list of all female playback singers, it does answer the questions "Who are the most famous female playback singers?" and "Who are the best female playback singers?"
Bipasha Basu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Female Playback Singers
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Bipasha Basu (born 7 January 1979), also known by her married name Bipasha Basu Singh Grover, is an Indian film actress and model. Primarily known for her work in Hindi films, she has also appeared in Tamil, Telugu, Bengali and English films. Basu is the recipient of numerous accolades, including one Filmfare Award, among six nominations. Particularly known for her work in the thriller and horror film genres, she is frequently cited in the media as a sex symbol. Born in Delhi and raised in Kolkata, Basu won the Godrej Cinthol Supermodel contest in 1996, and later pursued a successful career as a fashion model. She then began receiving offers for film roles, and made her acting debut with a ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 40

Birthplace: New Delhi, India

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Mamta Mohandas is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Female Playback Singers
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The Indian name Mohandas is a patronymic, not a family name; thus, the person should be referred to by her given name, "Mamta".Mamta Mohandas is an Indian film actress and playback singer who predominantly works in Malayalam films along with Tamil and Telugu productions. She has won several accolades including two Filmfare Awards South, for Best Female Playback Singer in Telugu in 2006 and for Best Actress in Malayalam in 2010 and also Kerala State Film Awards for Best Actress in 2010. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 34

Birthplace: Bahrain

Nithya Menen is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Female Playback Singers
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Nithya Menen

Nithya Menen (born 8 April 1988) is a multilingual Indian film actress and playback singer. She primarily works in South Indian films, where she has established herself as a leading actress. She is recipient of three Filmfare Awards for the Telugu films Gunde Jaari Gallanthayyinde, Malli Malli Idi Rani Roju and Mersal in Tamil. After making her acting debut as a child in the 1998 English film The Monkey Who Knew Too Much, Nithya played her first supporting role in Kannada film 7 O' Clock. She made her debut in leading role in Malayalam with Akasha Gopuram, Telugu with Ala modalaindi and Tamil with 180. In August 2019, she made her Bollywood debut with Mission Mangal. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 30

Birthplace: India, Bangalore

Anushka Manchanda is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Female Playback Singers
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Anushka Manchanda (born 11 February 1984 in Delhi) is an Indian singer, model, actress and former VJ. She came to prominence as a member of the Indipop girl group Viva!. Manchanda was also a participant in the reality television series Jhalak Dikhhla Jaa. ...more on Wikipedia

Age: 35

Birthplace: Delhi, India