From Amitabh Bachchan to Ayushmann Khurrana: Bollywood Actors Who Can Also Sing Well
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From Amitabh Bachchan to Ayushmann Khurrana: Bollywood Actors Who Can Also Sing Well

Here are the Bollywood actors who have made a name for themselves in singing as well.

Bollywood films will be totally incomplete without songs and dances if we must say. The tradition of singing and dancing with storytelling that started with Ram Leela is today a genre of its own. People across the world associate Bollywood films with songs that are an essential part of the storytelling. Earlier, the actors were singers as well so that they could sing their own songs. Later, playback singing changed the scenario. However, even now there are a few prominent Bollywood actors who can sing well and prefer doing it for their own projects.

Here are some of the Bollywood actors who can sing as well.

1.       Amitabh Bachchan


The Shahanshah of Bollywood, Amitabh Bachchan’s heavy and unconventional voice is almost as well-known as his acting. Since the early days, Amitabh Bachchan has bene lending his voice to sing for films and singles as well. Hence, whenever one thinks of songs like Rang Barse, Neela Aasmaan, Meray Angne Mei, and Atrangi Yaari the first name that comes to mind is Amitabh Bachchan.

2.       Ayushmann Khurrana

The actor par excellence who has given many great films, Ayushmann Khurrana is well known for his melodious voice. He has sung many songs like Pani Da Rang, Nazm Nazm, and Sadi Gali. According to Ayushmann Khurrana, he used to sing in the trains and buses during his struggling days in order to make money.

3.       Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar’s love for music is well known to all his fans. He has performed not only at many rock concerts but has also sung for his own films. His film Rock On revealed his musical side where he sang many popular numbers like Rock On and Socha Hai. Farhan Akhtar has also sung duets with Amitabh Bachchan in Wazir and with Priyanka Chopra in Dil Dhadaknay Do.

4.       Priyanka Chopra

The global icon Priyanka Chopra’s love for singing is known to all. Ger famous single ‘In My City’ proved her singing talents and surprised the world. Priyanka Chopra also sung for her film Dil Dadaknay Do with Farhan Akhtar.

Known for her acting and dance skills, Priyanka Chopra is now married to the famous singer Nick Jonas who has been singing since childhood. Interestingly, Priyanka Chopra’s father also had a band where he performed with his brother at various small clubs.

5.       Ranveer Singh

The versatile Ranveer Singh manages to surprise his fans in every new film. Whether he is a savage warrior in Padmaavat or a rapper from slums in Gully Boy, Ranveer Singh makes sure to give his best in every avatar. Gully Boy, which happens to be among the most popular films of the eyar 2019, has many rap singles which Ranveer Singh did himself and opted not to go for a background voice.

6.       Alia Bhatt

She came, she saw, she conquered. This goes true for Alia Bhatt who created stir in Bollywood with her debut film Student of the Year and since then has never looked back. The talented Bhatt is also a singer who has sung some popular numbers of her own films which include Sooha Sooha, Samjhawan, and Ik Kudi. Alia Bhatt also sang at some award shows and was greatly appreciated for her surprise talent.

7.       Diljit Dosanjh

Punjab’s pride Diljit Dosanjh is primarily a singer as this is how he started his career. Diljit Dosanjh has not only performed in the concerts worldwide but has also sung for his own films. Diljit Dosanjh majorly sings in his native language Punjabi and has a loyal fan base worldwide. According to Diljit Dosanjh, he sings for passion and not for money.

8.   Parineeti Chopra

Like her famous cousin Priyanka Chopra, Parineeti Chopra also has a knack for singing. However, unlike Priyanka, Parineeti Chopra is a trained classical singer which gives her an edge like Shraddha Kapoor. Her song ‘Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahi’ for her film Meri Piyari Bindu became immensely popular.

9.       Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor sings as well as she acts: pretty decent. Well, she is a classically trained singer and hence has an edge on many other actors who can sing. She has sung the famous songs Galliyan and Bezubaan Phir Se. Galliyan was a hit among the listeners and viewers. She also sang songs for her film Rock On 2.Since she is related to the legendary singers Lata Mangeshkar and Asha Bhosle, music runs in the family too.

10.       Shruti Haasan

Shruti Haasan, the famous actress and daughter of actor Kamal Haasan, has often mentioned that her first love is rock singing and hence comes before acting to her. She even took a break from acting to focus on her singing career in London. She has performed in many concerts and has also sung for her Tamil films.

Being a Bollywood actor is most of people’s dream. however, becoming one is not everything that many actors want. The above-mentioned actors have proved that even if you are at the peak of your career if you have passion for anything that keeps you happy you should continue doing it. Even the most successful actors like Amitabh Bachchan and Ayushmann Khurrana have continued singing whenever they can. After all, rhythm and music enrich our lives like nothing else in the world.

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By Saadia Ahmed
Saadia Ahmed is a Bollywood and cheesecake fanatic with no obvious interest in space travel. She tweets @khwamkhwah day in and out

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