Indian Film Industry has seen and experienced many multi-talented actors as well as singers. Right from Kishore Kumar to Alia Bhatt we have seen a notable change in the industry. It is expected from an actor to deliver a performance that would give justice to the character in the film, but what if your favourite actor turns out to be a singer, feels like a cherry on a cake, right? Here is the list of Bollywood Actors who acted as well as sang for their own movies.
Kishore Kumar: Kishore Kumar aka ‘Kishore da’ was an Indian actor-singer who have acted as well as sang for his own movies like ‘Shrimanji’, and Padosan amongst others. His songs and acting from ‘Padosan’ are iconic and still considered to be the best performance.
Amitabh Bachchan: Amitabh Bacchan son of famous Indian poet Hariwansh Rai Bachchan started his career as an actor, his one in a million voice made him famous. Amitabh Bachchan acted as well as singing one of his famous song ‘Rang Barse’ from the film ‘Silsila’. Later he did playback for ‘Chalo Jane Do Ab Chodo Bhi’ from ‘Bhoothnath’, ‘Main Yahan Tu Wahan’ from ‘Baghban’,
Alia Bhatt: Alia made her debut in Bollywood from the movie ‘Student of the year’ later she was trolled for her media presence, but the actor showed her real talents off and on-screen both. Alia Bhatt has few but most Iconic romantic songs of the times. She made her singing debut from the song ‘Sooha Saha’ from her movie ‘Highway’, later she did playback for a few of her movie songs like ‘Samjhawan’ from the movie ‘Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhaniya’, ‘Ikk Kudi’ from ‘Udta Punjab’ and ‘Love You Zindagi’ from ‘Dear Zindagi’.
Salman Khan: Salman Khan, Indian Superstar, along with acting Salman sang his first song ‘Chandi ki daal par sone ka Mor’ for his own movie ‘Hello Brother’ also starring Arbaz Khan. Later in his career, he had his own playbacks in ‘Bodyguard’, ‘Kick’ and ‘Hero’.
Farhan Akhtar: Farhan Akhtar is a combo of Director, Producer, Screenwriter and Actor-Singer too. He made his acting debut in the movie ‘Rock-on’ in which he did playback for the same movie. Farhan also has movies like ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ and ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ in his list for playback singing.
Shradha Kapoor: Shraddha made her singing debut from the movie ‘Haider’, later she had sung songs in ‘ABCD 2’, ‘Baaghi’ and ‘Rock-on 2’, ‘Ek Villan’, ‘Half Girlfriend’. Shraddha has a unique voice quality and almost all of her songs are hit.
Aayushman Khurana: Aayushman Khurana is one multitasking actor of the industry, he made his acting as well as singing debut from the film ‘Vicky Donor’ and gave his most famous song ‘Paani Da’. He had been a vocalist for his own movies like Nautanki Saala, ‘Hawaizaada’ and ‘Bewakoofiyaan’. Aayushman also has hit singles featuring himself like Mitti Di Khushboo and O Heeriye.
Hrithik Roshan: A power-packed actor of the industry who is praised for Acting, idealized for his dance moves and appreciated for his singing skills in movies like ‘Kites’ where he sang Kites In The Sky, ‘Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara’ for ‘Senorita’ and ‘What a wonderful world’ from ‘Guzaarish’.
Priyanka Chopra Jonas: Priyanka Chopra is an actor blessed with a beautiful and rare voice. Priyanka made her Bollywood singing debut in the movie ‘Dil Dhadakne Do’ where she sang the title track along with Farhan Akhtar. Priyanka also has singles in her own voice like ‘In my City’ and ‘Exotic’. Priyanka also has sung a Marathi song ‘Baba’ from the movie ‘Ventilator’ produced by Priyanka herself.
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