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Alka Yagnik

Alka Yagnik

Alka Yagnik is one of the best-known playback singers of Hindi cinema. She is a 7 time recipient of Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer a two-time recipient of the National Film Award.

Angaraag Mahanta

Angaraag Mahanta

Angaraag Mahanta was born in a musical family to music duo and legends of Assamese music, Khagen Mahanta and Archana Mahanta. He is also popularly known as Papon . He is a well known singer, composer and record producer from Assam.

A.R. Rahman

A.R. Rahman

A.R. Rahman was born on 6 January 1966. He is an Indian composer, singer-songwriter, music producer, musician, multi-instrumentalist and philanthropist.

Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle

Asha Bhosle is a versatile singer. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies. In addition, she has recorded several private albums and participated in numerous solo concerts in India and abroad.

Beauty Sharma Barahu

Beauty Sharma Barahu

Beauty Sharma Barahu is a popular folk, Indian classical, Ghazal ad Bhajan singer from Assam. She was was born in Dafalating Tea Estate at Golaghat in Upper Assam on June 18, 1951. She is known as the “melody Queen of Assam”. She is popularly called “beauty Baideo”.

Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar was an Indian ghazal, dadra and thumri singer. She immortalized her own style of singing that has been unmatched by anyone in the field of ghazals. She is known as the Mallika-e-ghazal.

Bhimsen Joshi

Bhimsen Joshi

Bhimsen Joshi was a renowned Hindustani Classical vocalist. He was poplar for the “khayal gayaki” and for singing bhajans and abhangs. He was one of the most prolific exponents of the Hindustani classical music.

Bhupen Hazarika

Bhupen Hazarika

Bhupen Hazarika is known as the “Son of Assam”. He was the singer of the masses with the mission to change society through his songs and films. His songs had one theme, one purpose- that of mankind and humanity.

Bishnu Prasad Rabha

Bishnu Prasad Rabha

Bishnu Prasad Rabha was a multifaceted artist and revolutionary singer of Assam. He was a singer, poet, dancer, actor, music composer, playwright and great artist that Assam has ever produced. He is popularly known as ‘Kalaguru’ (teacher of arts). He is the Leonardo da Vinchi of Assam.

Geeta Dutt

Geeta Dutt

Geeta Dutt was a singer of the Indian film industry. She has sung in many regional languages including in Hindi, Bengali, Marathi, Maithili, Bhojpuri, Punjabi and Nepali

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh was a ghazal singer. He was also a song writer and musician, composer activist and entrepreneur. He is known as “the Ghazal King” of India.

Jayanta Hazarika

Jayanta Hazarika

Jayanta Hazarika is one of the most prominent personalities of Assamese music fraternity. He is considered as one of the melodious singer and composer in Assamese music world. In his life span, he composed for a numerous films and performed over many songs.

Joi Barua

Joi Barua

Joi Barua is a popular singer and a musician from Assam. He is the lead vocalist of the band Joi. He has lent his voice to many Bollywood movies and popular ad jingles. He was invited as a fellow at the first INK Conference in 2010.

Khagen Mahanta

Khagen Mahanta

Khagen Mahanta is an exponent of Assamese music industry. He is credited to have popularized the folk and traditional music front of Assam. Khagen Mahanta is one of the respected music personalities in the field of Assamese folk music.

Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar

Kishore Kumar was a playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenwriter, script writer of the Indian film industry. He was the younger brother of actor Ashok Kumar. Kishore Kumar was known for versatility and uniqueness in singing.

Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu

Kumar Sanu is one of the most popular playback singers of Bollywood. He holds the Guinness Book world record for recording the maximum number of songs in a day, which are 28.

Laishram Mema

Laishram Mema

Laishram Mema is a singer from Manipur. She is considered the “melody queen of Manipur”. She is the first ever Manipuri singer to sing in a Bollywood movie

Lalsangzuali Sailo

Lalsangzuali Sailo

Lalsangzuali Sailo is a writer, a singer, a musician and song writer of Mizoram. She was awarded the Padmashree by the Government of India in 1998 for her contribution in the field of literature.

Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar

Lata Mangeshkar is one of the best playback singers of India. She has recorded songs for over thousand Hindi films. She has sung in over 36 regional languages

Manna Dey

Manna Dey

Manna Dey is undoubtedly one of the best singers that India. This versatile singer has sung numerous songs and shared the limelight with some legends like Mohammed Rafi, Talat Mehmood, Mukesh, Kishore Kumar, etc.

Mohammad Rafi

Mohammad Rafi

Mohammad Rafi was one of the greatest playback singers of India. He is considered the “man with the golden voice”.He was India’s best and most versatile playback singer. He is known for singing songs of different moods and variety

MS Subbulakshmi

MS Subbulakshmi

MS Subbulakshmi was a renowned Carnatic vocalist. She was also known as MS to her admirers.Subbulakshmi has made phenomenal contribution to the world of music. She enthralled audiences at home and abroad for over 5 decades

Mukesh

Mukesh

Mukesh was a popular playback singer of the Indian film industry. He won the National Film award for best male playback singer for the song “Kai baar yu hi dekha he” from the film “Rajniganda”.

Parveen Sultana

Parveen Sultana

Parveen Sultana was born in 1950 in Daccapatty in Nagaon town in Assam. Begum Parveen Sultana is a renowned Assamese Hindustani classical singer of the Patiala Gharana. She is one of the well known classical singers of India and is known as Queen of Classical Vocal.

Pratima Barua

Pratima Barua Pandey

Pratima Barua Pandey is a popular folk singer from the royal family of Gauripur in Assam. Barua is a national awardee. She is credited for reviving the folk form in Assam.

Pulok Banerjee

Pulok Banerjee

Pulok Banerjee is a popular singer of Assam. His baritone won the hearts of listener for more than three decades. Pulok Banerjee is known for songs based on classical music.

Rameshwar Pathak

Rameshwar Pathak

Rameshwar Pathak was born on 3rd March 1938 in Nagaon village of Bhella in Barpeta district. Rameshwar Pathak was a popular Kamrupi Lokageet singer from Assam.

RD Burman

RD Burman

RD Burman was a music director and music composer of the Indian film industry. He is called Pancham Da by his admirers. He was the son of the great music director SD Burman. He is credited for revolutionizing the Hindi film music.

SD Burman

SD Burman

SD Burman was a music director, music composer and singer of the Indian film industry. He has scored music for 89 Hindi and 31 Bangla movies. He is lovingly called Burman Da by his admirers.

Shaan

Shaan

Shaan was born into a Bengali Hindu Kulin Brahmin family on 30 September 1972 , he is a famous Indian singer. Apart from singing on his own albums, Shaan has provided the voice for many of Bollywood's movies.

Shillong Chamber Choir

Shillong Chamber Choir

Shillong Chamber Choir is an Indian group of chamber singers based in Shillong in Meghalaya, a city known for its close association wit rock music and often called the “rock capital of India”.

Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal is best known as a playback singer in Hindi films. She has also sungs in other Indian languages including Assamese, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Gujarati, Kannada, Marathi, Punjabi, Odiya, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu language.

Skendrowell Syiemlieh

Skendrowell Syiemlieh

Skendrowell Syiemlieh was a Khasi folk and gospel singer. He was a singer, composer and musician per excellence. He was posthumously awarded the Padmashree in Arts by the Government of India.

Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam was born in Faridabad Faridabad district of Haryana on July 30th, 1973. He is one of the most popular singers of Bollywood.

Sunidhi Chauhan

Sunidhi Chauhan

Sunidhi Chauhan was born in New Delhi. an Indian playback singer, best known for her Hindi film songs in Bollywood She has recorded songs for Urdu Oriya, Punjabi, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil, Telugu, Bhojpuri, Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati and Nepali films,which made her a leading singer in India and across the world

Tansen

Tansen

Tansen is one of the greatest composer-musician in Hindustani classical music. Tansen was among the “Navratnas” at the court of Mughal emperor Akbar. He was given the title “Miyan” by Akbar.

Tarali Sarma

Tarali Sarma

Tarali Sarma is a singer from Assam. She is a versatile singer and a music director of the Assamese film industry.

Udit Narayan

Udit Narayan

Udit Narayan is one of the most popular singers of the Hindi film industry. This multi talented playback singer has sung in numerous films and in many different languages.

Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan

Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan was born on April 2, 1902 in Kasur, then India now in Pakistan. Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan was a Hindustani classical vocalist belonging to the Patiala gharana.

Yumlembam Gambhini Devi

Yumlembam Gambhini Devi

Yumlembam Gambhini Devi is an eminent dancer and singer of Manipur.The Government of India honored her with the Padmashree in the filed of dancing and singing in 2005.

Zubeen Garg

Zubeen Garg

Zubeen Garg is a popular singer and composer from Assam. He is well known in the Assamese and Bollywood music scene.

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