The Most Underrated Singers Of Bollywood Who Never Made It To The Limelight They Truly Deserved. Learn About Them.

Avani Poddar

Getting into Bollywood playback singing isn’t as easy as it seems. One has to slog really hard to step inside the door of the industry. If you want to make it big in Bollywood, the one thing you need the most is “luck”. There exists a multitude of singers who never make it to the top no matter how talented, skilled and phenomenal they are. These singers make the most out of every opportunity but never get the fame, appreciation, and recognition that they truly deserve. Here is a list of the Most Underrated Singers Of Bollywood, who have made Bollywood music worth listening.


#1.  KK


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This adorably passionate rockstar has lent his voice to superhit and superbly sung songs like “Pyar Ke Pal”, “Yaaron”, “Aashaaein” and quite a few others. Songs such as “Tadap Tadap Ke”, “Kya Mujhe Pyar Hai”, “Abhi Abhi”, “O Meri Jaan” shows his excellence in soulful romance. KK’s roots lie in rock music; that’s where his comfort zone is. This sheer genius was the voice behind India’s most popular jingle “Yeh Dil Maange More-Pepsi”. Despite having shown his versatility, vocal range and his ability to convey various emotions through his voice; this guy only has a handful of mainstream songs to his credit.


#2.  Sadhna Sargam


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Her versatility is well known. Sadhna’s soothing voice gives an instant connection with something hauntingly beautiful. Her work in Bollywood off late has mostly been with Rahman, who has gone on record saying that Sadhna Sargam is "one of the very few singers who doesn't only sing as per his expectations but surpasses them every time". Her songs with A.R. Rahman like "Chupke se" and "Naina Milaike" (Saathiya), "Chanda Re" (Sapnay) among many others have created magic.
Most people also do not count her among the great female playback singers as that list is populated by Alka Yagnik, Kavita Krishnamurthy, Shreya Ghoshal and Sunidhi Chauhan. For all music lovers out there, Sadhna Sargam is an unadulterated joy.


#3. Chinmayi Sripada


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Coming from a classical background and backed by an excellent voice quality, Chinmayi deserves to have much more and much better songs in her kitty. One of the most talented singers in Bollywood but unfortunately her fame isn’t that high as for her contemporaries. She is a singer, voice actor, translator, television presenter and radio jockey. She has sung in Tamil (core), Telugu, Kannada, Hindi, Malayalam & Marathi. She has worked with many popular and respected music directors like A. R. Rahman, Amit Trivedi, Pritam, Vishal-Shekhar etc. “Mast Magan (2 States)”, “Tere Bina (Guru)”, “Titli (Chennai Express)”, “Madno (Lamhaa)” are some of her best compositions. We really wish to hear more of this genius.


#4.  Amitabh Bhattacharya


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People usually know him as a brilliant lyricist and composer.  But his songs are truly the highlight of the movies. He has sung a variety of songs like "Aazadiyan" and "Geet" from the movie Udaan, "Offo" from the movie 2-states and "Ankahee", "Manmarziyan", "Shikayatein" and "Monta Re" from the movie Lootera. He is an amazing singer with a good voice and texture but somehow not considered in the same league as Arijit Singh and Ankit Tiwari.

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