Playback singer

Playback singer P Susheela enters Guinness World Records

In an official certificate presented by Guinness it was verified that P Susheela has sung 17,695 solo, duet and chorus backed songs as on January 28, 2016.

Mar 29, 2016, 16:47 PM IST

Sonu Nigam compares 'Kali Maa' to controversial godwoman 'Radhe Maa'

Sonu Nigam may have invited unwanted trouble by tweeting in favour of controversial godwoman Radhe Maa and comparing her with Goddess Kali.

Aug 17, 2015, 16:47 PM IST
Asha Bhosle named best Bollywood playback singer

Asha Bhosle named best Bollywood playback singer

 Veteran singer Asha Bhosle has been declared the greatest Bollywood playback artist of all times by the UK based Eastern Eye newspaper.

Jun 25, 2015, 16:19 PM IST

Rahul Nambiar writes, sings and acts in latest single

  Playback singer Rahul Nambiar has written, composed, crooned and acted in his latest single titled "Trash", which has been made into Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam and Hindi.

Nov 20, 2014, 13:28 PM IST

Lata Mangeshkar award for Krishna Kalle

Playback singer Krishna Kalle has been named for the 'Lata Mangeshkar Award for Lifetime Achievement' instituted by the Maharashtra government.

Aug 29, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Bungling of names in Kerala film award

In a faux pas in the Kerala State Film Awards, the best male playback singer was mistakenly chosen due to bungling of names.

Apr 22, 2014, 13:06 PM IST

K S Chitra awarded Kalaratna Puraskar

Well-known playback singer K S Chitra was today awarded the Kalaratna Puraskar, instituted in memory of Justice K P Radhakrishna Menon.

Apr 21, 2014, 17:53 PM IST

Pakistani singer Zubaida Khanum dies at 78

Renowned playback Lollywood singer Zubaida Khanum died on Saturday, after suffering a fatal heart attack. She was 78

Oct 20, 2013, 15:14 PM IST

‘Nightingale of India’ Lata Mangeshkar turns 84!

Melody queen Lata Mangeshkar has turned a year older today.

Sep 28, 2013, 10:39 AM IST

I don`t consider myself a playback singer, says Farhan Akhtar

Farhan Akhtar is not only a successful filmmaker and actor, but he can also sing. He has crooned songs like ‘Rock On!!’ and ‘Tum ho toh’ but says he doesn`t consider himself a playback singer, though he feels that singing enhances his performance in a movie.

Jun 26, 2013, 16:24 PM IST

Producers and actors don`t like my voice anymore, says Shaan

With the new crop of playback singers on the music scene, there is very less we get to hear from Shaan and he says it is the producers and composers who are no longer interested to have his voice in their projects.

Jun 01, 2013, 10:51 AM IST

Tamil playback legend T.M. Soundararajan dead

Tamil playback legend T.M. Soundararajan, popularly known as TMS, passed away at his residence here Saturday, family members said. He was 91.

May 26, 2013, 08:35 AM IST

Singers today have more space and work, says Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal feels these days artists have a lot of space and work compared to earlier, when there were only a handful of singers.

Apr 19, 2013, 10:58 AM IST

Playback singer Udit Narayan thrills South African fans

Udit Narayan is overwhelmed with the response he received from South African fans at charity concerts.

Jul 25, 2011, 18:51 PM IST

Playback singer Shaan pledges to fight tobacco menace

Shaan was appointed the tobacco control ambassador for the ministry of health and family welfare to promote the message of tobacco abstinence.

May 11, 2011, 08:42 AM IST