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List of famous playback singers, with photos, bios, and other information when available. Who are the top playback singers in the world? This includes the most prominent playback singers, living and dead, both in America and abroad. This list of notable playback singers is ordered by their level of prominence, and can be sorted for various bits of information, such as where these historic playback singers were born and what their nationality is. The people on this list are from different countries, but what they all have in common is that they're all renowned playback singers.

Items here include everything from Amitabh Bachchan to Bipasha Basu.

From reputable, prominent, and well known playback singers to the lesser known playback singers of today, these are some of the best professionals in the playback singer field. If you want to answer the questions, "Who are the most famous playback singers ever?" and "What are the names of famous playback singers?" then you're in the right place. (261 items)

Bipasha Basu is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Bipasha Basu is an Indian actress who appears primarily in Hindi language films. She has also worked in Telugu, Bengali, Tamil and English language films. Basu is particularly known for her work ...more

Amitabh Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Amitabh Harivansh Bachchan is an Indian film actor. He first gained popularity in the early 1970s for movies like Deewar and Zanjeer, and was dubbed India's first "angry young man" for ...more

Vijay is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vijay is an Indian actor, playback singer and producer, who works in the Tamil film industry. Son of film director and producer S. A. Chandrasekhar, he started his career as a child actor in the ...more

Kamal Haasan is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Kamal Haasan is an actor, screenwriter and film producer.

Mamta Mohandas is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Mamta Mohandas is an Indian film actress and playback singer. She has mainly acted in Malayalam films, besides few Telugu and Tamil productions and one Kannada film. She has won two Filmfare ...more

Andrea Jeremiah is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Andrea Jeremiah is an Indian actress, playback singer and occasional music composer, who works mainly in the Tamil film industry. Beginning her career singing playback, Andrea has gone on to ...more

Prithviraj Sukumaran is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Prithviraj Sukumaran, credited mononymously as Prithviraj, is an Indian actor, playback singer and producer best known for his work in Malayalam films. He has also acted in a number of Tamil, ...more

Nithya Menen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Nithya Menen is an Indian film actress and playback singer, who works in the South Indian film industries.

Vikram is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vikram is an Indian film actor who predominantly appears in Tamil language films and has won six Filmfare Awards as well as one National Film Award and Tamil Nadu State Film Award amongst other ...more

Vani Jayaram is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vani Jairam is a playback singer in Indian cinema, primarily in South Indian languages, although she has a wider repertoire. Vani's career started in 1971 and has spanned over four decades. She ...more

Silambarasan is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Silambarasan Thesingu Rajendar is an Indian Film Actor, Director, Producer, StoryWriter, ScreenWriter, DialogWriter, Playback Singer, Lyricist, Dancer and Model of the Tamil Film Industry. He ...more

N. T. Rama Rao Jr. is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr. widely known as Jr. NTR is an Indian film actor, known for his work in Telugu cinema. He is an accomplished Kuchipudi dancer. In 1996, he starred as a child artist, ...more

Sudeep is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Sudeep Sanjeev, known mononymously as Sudeep, is an Indian film actor, director, producer, screenwriter, playback singer who works primarily in Kannada cinema. A traditional actor, he has also ...more

P. Unni Krishnan is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
P. Unnikrishnan is a Carnatic vocalist and a national award winning playback singer.

Dhanush is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Venkatesh Prabhu, known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian film actor, producer, lyricist and playback singer who has worked predominantly in Tamil cinema. In 2011, he won the National Film ...more

Siddharth is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Siddharth is a playback singer.

Abhishek Bachchan is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Abhishek Bachchan is an Indian film actor, producer and occasional playback singer. Bachchan made his acting debut in the drama film Refugee. After earning little praise for his roles in a ...more

Anushka Manchanda is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Anushka Manchanda is an Indian singer, model, an ex-Channel [V] -VJ and was a member of the Indian pop girl group Viva!.

Kailash Kher is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Kailash Kher is an Indian pop-rock singer with a music style influenced by Indian folk music. He has sung in 18 languages for Indian films, and in over 300 songs for Bollywood. He was inspired ...more

Meena is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Meena is an actress.

Preeti Sagar is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Preeti Sagar is a former Bollywood playback singer who won the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Mero Gaam Katha Parey" from Manthan in 1978 and was ...more

Kalabhavan Mani is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Kalabhavan Mani is an Indian actor and singer. He began his career in Malayalam film industry, later he became a busy artist in Tamil and Telugu industry, especially in villain roles. Although ...more

Karthik is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Karthik Muthuraman is an actor.

Sunitha Sarathy is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Sunitha Sarathy is an Indian vocalist and performer in both Indian contemporary and Western classical music genres. She is also a gospel singer who performs in various church choirs. After ...more

Kanika is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Divya Venkatasubramaniam, best known by her stage name Kanika, is an Indian film actress, occasional dubbing artist, playback singer, and TV anchor. Making her debut in the 2002 Tamil film Five ...more

S. P. Balasubrahmanyam is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Sripathi Panditaradhyula Balasubrahmanyam is an Indian film playback singer, actor, music director, voice actor and film producer. He is mostly referred to as S. P. B. or Balu. He has won the ...more

Kavi Pradeep is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Pradeep is a film score composer.

Upendra is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Upendra is an Indian actor, director, producer, screenwriter, lyricist and singer. He stars primarily in Kannada films and is well known in Sandalwood and Tollywood. He started his career under ...more

Kishore Kumar is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Kishore Kumar was an Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay writer and scriptwriter. He is in general considered one of the most successful & ...more

Asha Bhosle is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Asha Bhosle, commonly referred to as Ashaji, is an Indian singer. She is best known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire. Bhosle's career started in 1943 and ...more

Farhan Akhtar is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Farhan Akhtar is an Indian film director, screenwriter, producer, actor, playback singer, lyricist and television host. Born in Mumbai to screenwriters Javed Akhtar and Honey Irani, he grew up ...more

P. Susheela is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Pulapaka Susheela, popularly known as P. Susheela, is a legendary Indian playback singer. A recipient of five National Awards and numerous state awards, Susheela is widely acclaimed as a singer ...more

Vineeth Sreenivasan is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vineeth Sreenivasan is an Indian playback singer, film actor, director, and screenwriter. He is the son of actor and screenwriter Sreenivasan. He started off his film career as a playback singer ...more

M. Balamuralikrishna is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Mangalampalli Balamurali Krishna is an Indian Carnatic vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, playback singer, composer and actor. He was awarded the Padma Vibhushan, India's second-highest civilian ...more

Suchitra is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Suchitra Suchitra Karthik is a film actress.

Vadivelu is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vadivelu is an Indian film actor, comedian and playback singer. Since the 1990s, he has acted mainly as a comedian in Tamil films and is renowned for his slapstick comedies. Vadivelu has won the ...more

M. S. Viswanathan is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Manayangath Subramanian Viswanathan, also known as M.S.V., is a Kollywood music director and composer from South India. He is popularly known as Mellisai Mannar. He has composed songs in Tamil, ...more

Vijay Antony is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vijay Antony is an Indian film composer.

Swati Reddy is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Swathi Reddy is an Indian film actress and television presenter. Her nickname and fame comes from her stint in the Telugu television show Colours, which was telecast on Maa TV. After playing ...more

K.S. Chithra is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular ...more

K. J. Yesudas is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Kattassery Joseph Yesudas is an Indian playback singer. Yesudas sings Indian classical, devotional and cinematic songs . He has recorded more than 40,000 songs in many languages including ...more

Pasupuleti Kannamba is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Pasupuleti Kannamba was a versatile actress, playback singer and film producer of Telugu cinema, Andhra Pradesh, India. She acted in more than 170 films and produced about 25 films in Telugu and ...more

N. S. Krishnan is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Nagercoil Sudalaimuthu Krishnan, popularly known as Kalaivanar and also as 'NSK' was a leading Nagercoil Tamil film comedian, drama artist, playback singer and writer in the early stages of the ...more

Naresh Iyer is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Naresh Iyer is a playback singer from Mumbai, India. Naresh Iyer has rendered film songs in several Indian languages and has several chart hits to his credit. His rendition of ...more

G. V. Prakash Kumar is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
G. V. Prakash Kumar is an Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer. He has mainly scored music for Tamil films. His first film was S Pictures' Veyil and he became popular in Tamil ...more

Shivrajkumar is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Shiva Rajkumar is an Indian film actor, producer, playback singer, philanthropist and television presenter best known for his work in Kannada cinema. He is the eldest son of actor Rajkumar. ...more

S. Janaki is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Sishtla Sreeramamurthy Janaki, commonly known as S. Janaki, is an Indian playback singer. Janaki has sung nearly 40,000 songs, encompassing most of the languages of South India, during a career ...more

Mita Vashisht is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Mita Vashisht is an Indian television, film and theatre actress.

Chinmayi Sripada is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Chinmayi Sripada is an Indian playback singer, working mainly for the South Indian film industry. She is also a voice actor, television presenter and radio jockey. She is the founder and CEO of ...more

T. Rajendar is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list List of Famous Playback Singers
Vijaya Thesingu Rajendar is a Tamil film actor and director as well as a composer, screenwriter, cinematographer, producer, singer and playback singer. He is also a politician in Tamil Nadu,