Bollywood Films and Actors have enjoyed massive popularity and Stardom over the years. They are admired as role models and even worshipped by fans. It is equally common that Actors cum celebrities try to make use of this for promoting their films and attracting audiences. In this blog, we have listed some of the times our favourite actors turned singers for their movies.
On the other hand, Music is an integral part of Bollywood films whether it’s a romantic, mystery, tragedy, action, or even from the thriller genre. Given the importance of music and the popularity of actors, it wasn’t long away that filmmakers came up with the idea of making a few actors sing for their fans.
If you want to know about more such actors turned Singers, we have listed the 6 Times our Favourite Actors turned Singers for their movies.
1. Salman Khan
Salman Khan popularly referred to as ‘Bhai’ in Bollywood needs no introduction. He has a solid fan base that he has gathered over a three-decade-long career in Bollywood. Among many successful films as an Actor, he has lent this voice to sing a handful of songs in their career too.
One of these most successful outings as a Singer was Main Hoon Hero Tera sang for the 2015 film Hero. It was an Amaal Malik Composition that was loved by the audiences. Apart from this, he has sung ‘Hangover’ in Kick, ‘Chandi Ki Daal Par’ for Hello Brother, and Tere Bina, a single romantic track among other songs.
The last song he sang was Jee Rahe The Hum (Falling in Love) for his film Kisi Ka Bhai Kisi Ki Jaan.
2. Parineeti Chopra
Parineeti Chopra has primarily worked in mainstream Hindi Films. Other than Acting in Film, she is known for her Soulful voice. Her singing videos are hugely popular on Social Media.
She is a trailed Hindustani Classical Singer. Moreover, Parineeti holds a B.A. Honours in music along with her other Educational Qualifications. During her childhood, she used to perform on stage as a singer.
She has sung many songs in her films. Some of them include “Maana Ke Hum Yaar Nahin” and “Teri Mitti” which became instantly popular among the audiences.
3. Priyanka Chopra
Apart from Parineeti Chopra, her Cousin Priyanka Chopra is an equally talented Actress and Singer. The main influence behind her singing was her father. He made her develop an interest in Singing.
She took part in various singing endeavours and competitions as a kid. It helped her in her initial pageantry career as well. After becoming an Actor she sang different songs in her films like Mary Kom, Dil Dhadakne Do, her Marathi Production ‘Ventilator’, and more.
4. Alia Bhatt
Alia Bhatt is one of the actors who have always been under the media spotlight for her personal as well as professional life. She has been a popular addition to the list of actor-turned Singers.
She has given her voice to singing unplugged versions of songs from her movies like Ikk Kudi and Samjhawan. One of her initial performances was for the song “Sooha Saaha” in Highway (2014). The song was composed by A. R. Rahman who invited her to join his music school to undergo training.
5. Shraddha Kapoor
Shraddha Kapoor has been a contemporary of Alia Bhatt and Parineeti Chopra. Similar to them, she has been a trained singer since childhood. Also, both her maternal grandfather and mother are classical singers.
Since the beginning of her career, she has received praise for both her acting and singing skills. Shraddha has a calming voice tone and has sung songs like Galliyan and Bezubaan Phir Se.
6. Ayushmann Khurrana
Ayushmann Khurrana has gained fame for his acting skills and playing roles that have broken Stereotypes. He began his career with reality shows until he made a successful debut with Vicky Donor which made him gain fame.
Apart from his acting roles, he has carved a successful singing career for him as well. His song “Pani Da Rang”, which he sang and co-composed, earned him the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer. Apart from this, he has sung several solo songs and tunes for his films as well.
Singing is not everyone’s forte. But, the actors in this list have proved their versatile talent both in the field of acting as well as singing. On the other hand, the fans have equally enjoyed watching them on screens as well as listening to the songs by their favourite actors. The songs sung by these actors have helped the marketing and promotion endeavors of the film and have majorly proved to be working in their favour.
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