Bengali Singers in Bollywood
Bengalis have been ruling the bollywood industry since time immemorial. Be it actors, singers or directors, the bengalis are at par with the people from the other regions. However, one can find a number of Bengali singers and music directors receiving applauses for their immense talent and contribution towards the Indian cinema. To name a few from decades back, mention should be made of several eminent singers like Hemant Mukherjee, Manna Dey, Kishore Kumar and Geeta Dutt who have made the Bengalis proud since a long time. Heading in their footsteps, the next generation singers from Bengal like Alka Yagnik, Shaan also shone brightly.
However, the present gen Y singers who are ruling bollywood with their melodious voice are mostly from Bengal. Talking about the latest Bengali singers from bollywood there are certain people who comes to our mind instantly we think about bollywood music. This include renowned singers like Shreya Ghoshal, Arijit Singh, Monali Thakur and Anupam Roy. The current favourite singer from the B town is Arijit Singh who rose to fame from Fame Gurukul and then the hit song of Tum Hi Ho from Ashiqui 2. His voice has won large number of hearts as his songs make the audience feel the deep emotions attached with it.
Another contemporary of Arijit Singh+ from bollywood is Shreya Ghoshal, who, over the years have delivered several hit songs which have grooved the music listeners with her melodious voice. She has won several awards which includes four National Film Awards and has been honoured by the Ohio State University as a recognition of her talent.
Monali Thakur is yet another bollywood female singer who is a compilation of beauty and talent. Coming out ninth in Indian idol 2, she had to struggle to get a foothold in the industry. She rose to popularity with her songs like Khwab Dekhe and Zara Zara from Race in 2008. After that she did not have to look back as she rose up the ladder of popularity with each of her songs that appealed a large number of people.
However, there is another singer from Bengal who has stole the hearts of the audience recently and it is Anupam Roy. Although, he is a renowned singer from Tollywood, his debut in bollywood was a blockbuster with the songs from Piku and then he is gradually making his foothold in the B town with the songs from the movies like Pink and Fan.
These singers from Bengal has proved that bengalis can reach the zenith of success and are at par with other people. They are highly talented and the contemporary singers and music directors in bollywood has proved it time and again.