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List of Famous Playback Singers

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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. {#nodes}
  • Bipasha Basu
    Bipasha Basu (born 7 January 1979), also known by her married name Bipasha Basu Singh Grover,...  more

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  • Amitabh Bachchan
    Amitabh Bachchan (pronounced [əmɪˈtaːbʱ ˈbətʃːən]; born Inquilaab Srivastava; 11 October 1942)...  more
  • Vijay
    C. Joseph Vijay (born 22 June 1974), professionally known as Vijay, is an Indian film actor...  more
  • Kamal Haasan
    Kamal Haasan is an Indian film actor, dancer, film director, screenwriter, producer, playback...  more

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  • Mamta Mohandas
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  • Andrea Jeremiah
    Andrea Jeremiah (born 21 December 1985) is an Indian actress, playback singer, musician and...  more
  • Prithviraj Sukumaran
    Prithviraj Sukumaran (born 16 October 1982) is an Indian film actor, director, producer, and...  more
  • Nithya Menen

    Nithya Menen

    Nithya Menen (born 8 April 1988) is a multilingual Indian film actress and playback singer....  more


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  • Vikram
    Kennedy John Victor (born 17 April 1966), better known by his stage name Vikram or Chiyaan...  more
  • Vani Jayaram
    Vani Jairam is a playback singer in Indian cinema, primarily in South Indian languages,...  more
  • Silambarasan
    Silambarasan "Simbu" Thesingu Rajendar (born 3 February 1983), also credited as S. T. R., is...  more
  • N. T. Rama Rao Jr.
    Nandamuri Taraka Rama Rao Jr. (born 20 May 1983), also known as Jr. N.T R ( or ) Tarak, is an...  more
  • Sudeep
    Sudeep Sanjeev, better known mononymously as Sudeep or Kichcha Sudeep, is an Indian film...  more
  • P. Unni Krishnan
    P. Unnikrishnan (born 9 July 1966) is an Indian Carnatic vocalist and playback singer....  more
  • Dhanush
    Venkatesh Prabhu (born 28 July 1983), better known by his stage name Dhanush, is an Indian...  more
  • Siddharth
    Siddharth Suryanarayan (born 17 April 1979) is an Indian film actor who is known for his roles...  more
  • Abhishek Bachchan
    Abhishek Bachchan (born 5 February 1976) is an Indian film actor and film producer known for...  more
  • Anushka Manchanda
    Anushka Manchanda (born 11 February 1984 in Delhi) is an Indian singer, model, actress and...  more
  • Kailash Kher
    Kailash Kher is an indian folk and indian classical music base playback singer and music...  more
  • Meena
    Meena is an Indian film actress who works in the South Indian film industry. Meena debuted as...  more
  • Preeti Sagar
    Preeti Sagar is a former Bollywood playback singer who won the Filmfare Award for Best Female...  more
  • Kalabhavan Mani
    Kunnisseri Veettil Raman Mani (1 January 1971 – 6 March 2016), better known by his stage name...  more
  • Karthik
    Murali Karthikeyan Muthuraman, best known by stage name Karthik, is an Indian film actor,...  more
  • Sunitha Sarathy
    Sunitha Sarathy is an Indian vocalist and performer in both Indian contemporary and Western...  more
  • Kanika
    Kanika may refer to:...  more