Well known Bollywood Playback Singers & the Fees they charge for their Voice
Your favorite playback singers from Bollywood are here.
Bollywood without songs can never be imagined. Since black and white period to the present stage, the Bollywood movies are filled with some of the beautiful songs and the reason behind that is some of the incredible and heart touching beautiful voices. No doubt Bollywood has given many talented singers and many of them have gained massive popularity over time. Some of them have even contributed an era in the industry and yet many more young talents are getting absorbed in the industry and they are winning the hearts of the fans. Being in the said profession they are earning not only a huge sum but fame also. Currently, when you look down the list of popular singers, it will be very difficult to choose some from them as the best one as each one of them is best at their own side.
The top singers can be shortlisted who are most popular during the recent times, They are:
One of the most versatile singers of Indian Film industry who started his career in singing when he was just 19. With his melodious voice, he won the hearts of not only Indian people, but worldwide people appraised his voice. He has sung songs in many languages like Punjabi, Nepali, Oriya, Telugu and many more. His first movie song was O aasmaan wale. Thereafter he never looked back and gave many hit songs like Suraj hua madham, Abhi muhj mein and many more. For his hearth touching voice he is receiving Rs. 10 Lakhs per song.
She was the winner of television singing reality show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and her talent was recognized by the leading filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, upon which she was given an opportunity to sing the songs of his film Devdas. She received an excellent response and received National film award too. Thereafter she became one of the leading singers of Bollywood. Her hit list of songs includes Manwa Laage, Jeene Laga Hoon, Kaise Mujhe, Ghoomar and many others. Just because of her sweet and mesmerizing voice she demands approximately 20 lakhs per song.
Sunidhi Chauhan is popular for her unique voice. During her childhood age, she used to sing in gatherings and got her break in Bollywood singing with the film Shastra (1996) when she was just 12. Her list mostly includes item songs in the Bollywood movies so; she was also described as "queen of item songs". She has given her voice in different languages, like Punjabi, Marathi, Oriya, Tamil, Urdu, English, and many others. Aa Bhi Ja, Beedi Jalaile, Dhoom Machale and so many are her hit collection of songs. For her melodious voice, she charges around 9-11 lakhs per song.
A. R. Rahman
Known by God of Music! He is an owner of extraordinary voice that no one can replace. He is regarded as the most respectable personality in the music industry. His career started with Tamil movie Roja in the year 1992. Maa Tujhhe Salaam, Ye Jo des hai tera, Khwaja mere Khwaja, Agar tum saath ho... was some of his hit songs. Not to forget Jai Ho from Slumdog Millionaire that was internationally successful. He is also been awarded by Padma Bhushan by the Government of India. Being a reputed singer he charges Rs. 4-8 crores per film.
She is regarded as the most popular and desired Bollywood singer in present time. She gained fame in the industry at an early stage and within less time with her fabulous voice. She is well known for singing love, romantic and item songs. The magic of her voice can be seen in many songs like Kala Chashma, Dilbar Dilbar, London Thumakda and many more. She is one of the favorite singers of the teenagers today. She is one among the highest-paid singers with Rs. 10-15 lakhs per song.
The heart touching voice behind the blockbuster song of Bollywood “Tum Hi Ho” of film Aashiqui 2 was none other than Arijit Singh. This song became the most popular song of the year and with this, he won the hearts of India people. Afterwards there was huge list behind like Khamoshian, Kabhi Jo Badal Barse, Sanson Ko, Phir Bhi Tumko Chahunga, Sanam Re, Enna Sona and many more. The love and sensation can be felt in his every song. He is paid Rs. 13 lakhs per song.
Armaan Malik is having a great musical background and he was a finalist of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs (2006). He has sung in many languages like Gujarati, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Bengali & Marathi. Hua Hain Aaj Pehli Baar, Main Rahoon Ya Na Rahoon, Chale Aana and many more are some of his highest score songs. His songs are mesmerizing and are popular and loved by the youth of today. He earns approximately 40 lakhs through his singing.
Shankar Mahadevan is a well known singer and composer who do not need any introduction. His significant contribution in Bollywood films and south Indian films is much appreciated all over. He got fame with his private release album “Breathless” in the year 1998. Lakshya the title song, Dil Chahta hai, Mitwa, Kay sera sera from Pukaar, Dilbaro and the list is unending when you see his most famous songs. He has also been awarded Padma Shri Award under the category of Arts in the year 2019. He is paid around Rs. 35 Lakhs.
Vishal Dadlani is well known as Indian singer, composer, lyricist and music record producer. His commenced his musical career in the year 1994 with indie-rock band and got first break as a playback singer with movie Jhoom Barabar Jhoom. He was established with some of the well known songs that include ‘Swag Se Swagat’, ‘Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai’, ‘Sheila Ki Jawani’, Malhari, Tune Mari Entriyaan, Selfie Le Le Re and many more. He is paid 10 lakhs per song.
Pritam Chakraborty is more known as phenomenal music director but he is also established as a popular singer and has achieved success and fame in that. He is recognized as a versatile singer in the industry and has some of popular songs in his account like Selfie Le Le Re, Pungi, Fatafati, Khwaab Dekhe Jhoote, Khudaya Khair, Phurr and many more. His contribution to the music industry is commendable both being a music director and as a fabulous singer. He is paid around Rs. 7 Lakhs to 8 Lakhs per song.
A voice you can recognize without a doubt and the voice is none other than voice of Kailash Kher, a blend of Indian folk and Sufi music. He is established as one of the most popular singer in the Indian film Industry. He gained popularity with song Rabba Ishq Na Hove from Andaaz movie. O sikander, kaisi hai yeh udaasi, yun hi chala chal rahi, jay-jaykara, Kaun hai who are some his big hits. Through his singing, he earns approximately 30 lakhs.
Shekhar Ravjiani has established himself as a successful Indian music director, producer and a singer. With Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, a music TV show he started his career at the age of 20. His life took a major twist was when he joined with Vishal Dadlani as duo. Together they produced and directed some of the most popular songs of Bollywood. The Hook up Song, Rise of Sultan, Ishq Wala Love, Radha, Vele from student of the year and Aazmale are some of hit songs in his voice. He charges around 10 Lakhs for a song.
These amazing voices of top singing stars of Bollywood industry have not only made our movies complete but they make them to be known for a long time. Mostly it is also seen that if the movies do not go well, the songs mark their presence in the hearts of audience just because of beautiful voice behind the songs. Therefore it is much necessary that a movie shall have at least some songs or tracks in the playlist that are sung by top singers. The credit is all to the talented Bollywood singers. It’s not only the playback singing, but they are also engaged in stage shows and music programmes and receiving great fees for the same.