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These 8 Musicians Who Tried Their Luck As Heroes

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Bollywood has been a position of instabilities where one can expect the startling at whatever time in any structure. There have been cases where music chiefs and vocalists have played cameos on screen however playing the male lead is something Bollywood hasn't acknowledged it bigly. Some music chiefs who turned as performers met with moderate achievement when they tried to wear the greasepaint to play the lead. Here we take a gander at some not all that well known music chiefs who likewise acted by playing the fundamental lead, throughout the years. 


Himesh Reshammiya 

Himesh started his Bollywood venture by forming for the Salman Khan starrer 'Pyaar Kiya Toh Darna Kya'. He sang and created music for some blockbuster movies like 'Aashiq Banaya Aapne', 'Aksar', '36 China Town', 'Aap Kaa Surroor', 'Namastey London' and 'Prem Ratan Dhan Payo'. He made his screen debut by playing the lead in 'Aap Kaa Surroor' which met with moderate achievement. From that point he likewise included in motion pictures like 'Karzzzz', "Radio" and 'Kajraare', and now recently he worked in movie 'Teraa Surroor' which is touted to be the continuation of 'Aap Kaa Surroor'. 


Mika Singh 

More youthful sibling of Daler Mehndi, Mika began his singing vocation by singing for private collections. He steadily got into playback singing and warbled some enormous hits which included – Mauja greetings mauja, Singh is King, Dhinka chika, Subah sharpen na de, Gandi baat, Jumme ki raat, and so forth. He showed up by doing cameos in '', "Plunder" and 'Babloo Happy Hai'. He played the primary lead alongside Shaan in 'Balwinder Singh… Famous Ho Gaya'. Be that as it may, singing remains his first love. 



Shaan who is more prevalent as a playback vocalist started his singing vocation by warbling for collections and jingles before he made huge by loaning his voice for 'Pyaar Mein Kabhi', 'Dil Chahta Hai', 'Asoka', 'Hit We Met', 'Om Shanti Om', 'Taare Zameen Par' and 'Fanaa'. He as of late turned music chief with the film "Amrapali" which is yet to discharge. He played cameos in "Daman" and 'Luv U Soniyo' and the second lead alongside Mika in 'Balwinder Singh… Famous Ho Gaya'. 


Yo Honey Singh 

Another rapper who has loaned his voice and formed numbers for movies like 'Bajatey Raho, 'Chennai Express', 'Bhoothnath Returns', "Kick" and 'Singham Returns'. He played one of the leads alongside Himesh Reshammiya in the 2014 tension thriller dramatization 'The Xpose'. 


Shekhar Ravjiani 

One of the top music executives of the Vishal-Shekhar musical couple, Shekhar alongside Vishal has conveyed numerous chartbusters in the course of the last one and a half decade or something like that and keeps on doing as such. The twosome have created music for blockbusters like 'Pyaar Mein Kabhi', 'Jhankaar Beats', 'Dus', 'Dostana', 'Ra.One', 'Chennai Express' and 'Cheerful New Year'. Shekhar played the male lead inverse Sonam Kapoor in the as of late discharged "Neerja" before doing a cameo in the film 'Home Delivery'. 


Baba Sehgal 

The rapper excessively attempted his fortunes as a lead in the long overlooked film 'Miss 420'in 1998. In spite of the fact that he appeared as the fundamental lead in 'Twofold Gadbad' and 'My Friend Ganesha 3', he went ahead to create music for movies like 'Twofold Gadbad' and 'Bhoot Unkle'. 


Sonu Nigam 

Sonu Nigam is a standout amongst the most well known voices in Bollywood who began off as a tyke performing artist and after that swung to playback singing. In the wake of conveying numerous hit numbers he wore the greasepaint to play the lead in movies like 'Jaani Dushman – Ek Anokhi Kahani', 'Kaash Aap Hamare Hote' and 'Love In Nepal'. He later formed music for movies like 'Jal', 'Singh Saab The Great' and 'Sooper Se Ooper', to give some examples. 


Kishore Kumar 

The multi-capable Kishore can be viewed as the best performing artist and playback artist of Bollywood. Despite the fact that he was an on-screen character, vocalist, lyricist, author, maker, executive and essayist, he is most associated with his playback singing and funny depictions on screen. He made his appropriate acting cum playback singing presentation in Dev Anand's "Ziddi" in 1948 yet it took him a while before he showed up as a lead in "Andolan" in 1951. He turned music executive with "Jhumroo" in 1961 and consequently created for ten different movies where he played the lead as well.

posted Jul 14, 2016 by Deepa

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Quite a long time ago language was a compulsory foundation to wind up a celebrity. When it came to on-screen characters there were special cases as innovation was promptly accessible to beat this obstacle. As of late a crowd of on-screen characters in Bollywood were seen who've survived the tide other than not knowing Hindi. They should have simply needed great and move well and a naming craftsman would be contracted to do the needful. Observe these eight acclaimed on-screen characters who have made it without knowing our national dialect. 


Katrina Kaif 

The half-Indian, half-British Katrina Kaif who is right now a standout amongst the most prevalent performers thinks that its difficult to converse in Hindi. In spite of the fact that her excellence and elegance remain the main criteria's to sack top standards, she is yet to dub for herself. 


Lisa Haydon 

The Australian reproduced Lisa too is not happy with the Hindi dialect as her voice too was named in her presentation film 'Miscreants'. She likewise got fortunate by sacking a couple plum parts in 'Ruler', 'The Shaukeens' and 'Housefull 3'. 


Jacqueline Fernandez 

The previous Miss Sri Lankan who made her presentation in Sujoy Ghosh's "Aladin" battles to talk in Hindi. Despite the fact that she has been connected with some enormous movies like 'Housefull 2', "Kick" and "Siblings" as of late, she is yet to learn and communicate in Hindi. 


Sunny Leone 

The porn star turned performing artist and the most Googled individual in India also can't communicate in Hindi fluidly as she was conceived in Canada. Highlighting in movies like 'Jism 2', 'Kuch Locha Hai', 'Ragini MMS 2' and 'Mastizaade', where her voice is named as she keeps on having an American inflection. 


Amy Jackson 

The British model turned performer showed up in Tamil movies before making her Bollywood debut in 'Ekk Deewana Tha' inverse Prateik Babbar. She hit big time with 'Singh Is Bliing' inverse Akshay Kumar in 2015. She too is making a decent attempt to learn Hindi to name her own discoursed. 


Nargis Fakhri 

The model turned performer of Pakistan birthplace made her screen debut inverse Ranbir Kapoor in "Rockstar" additionally can't communicate in Hindi. Despite the fact that she has been effective in stowing some enormous movies inverse huge stars yet learning Hindi still remains a test for her. 


Elli Avram 

Elisabet Avramidou Granlund, famously known as Elli Avram is a Swedish Greek on-screen character who made her Hindi film debut with 'Mickey Virus' and played the sentimental lead in the as of late discharged Kapil Sharma motion picture 'Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon', battles to peruse, compose or talk in Hindi. 


Evelyn Sharma 

The German conceived performing artist began her acting profession with a British film before moving to Bollywood where she initially showed up in a lesser known film 'From Sydney With Love' before she included in movies like 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani', 'Nautanki Saala' and 'Issaq'. The beautiful performing artist too battles to talk in Hindi.


In Bollywood looks and appearances have assumed a noteworthy part in figuring out if a performing artist will play a legend or a character artiste. Requirements to check a section into Bollywood as a legend are great looks, six-pack body, six-feet tallness, etched face and revolving body moves and obviously acting which might be crucial. There have been many on-screen characters who didn't have the essentials of a commonplace Bollywood saint however became famous notwithstanding their normal and flighty looks. We have assembled a rundown of a couple of offbeat looking on-screen characters who played leads in standard Hindi movies to demonstrate that looks don't make a difference. 


Naseeruddin Shah 

Numerous don't have the foggiest idea about that on-screen character Naseer got rejected for his incline outline and long nose before he joined NSD or made his Bollywood screen debut in 'Nishant'. He simply didn't possess all the necessary qualities of a legend, what he got were dismissals or a couple character parts before getting saw in diletantish or parallel film in the late 70's and 80's. 'Masoom', "Katha" and "Tridev" got him saw in standard Hindi silver screen where he got acknowledged as the lead. Presently days, he plays characters and leads which suit his age. 


Om Puri 

With a spotted face and flighty looks who ever however that Om Puri would go worldwide and sack an extent of honors. Beginning off with Shyam Benegal's 'Nishant', he excessively assumed the discouraged Indian part, making it impossible to the boot till 'Ardh Satya' came his direction. He did many saint based parts as his splendid acting and sharp voice helped him get took note. The performing artist is as of now seen assuming elderly character parts in movies. 


Nana Patekar 

Another splendid on-screen character who began off by assuming piece parts and awful characters in movies before playing the lead in a couple of educated movies like 'Ankush', "Disha" and 'Prahaar'. With hairy looks and emphasize of a run of the mill 'Marathi Maanus', he hit big time when he played the lead in an outright masala film, "Krantiveer" which got him that year's Filmfare grant for Best Actor. From that point forward he has played many leads in movies like 'Kohram', 'Stomach muscle Tak Chhappan', 'Taxi No.9211', 'The Attacks of 26/11', and so forth. 


Pankaj Kapur 

With a 5 feet something outline, a face brimming with skin break out and a shrilled voice, Pankaj Kapur was never intended to be the run of the mill Bollywood legend however his splendid acting and comic planning were sufficient to make movie producers pay heed to him. The performing artist second to none began off by doing a couple character parts in movies 'Gandhi', 'Jaane Bhi Do Yaaron' and 'Mandi'. Despite the fact that he played the second lead in Vinod Chopra's "Khamosh" yet movies like 'Ek Doctor Ki Maut', "Maqbool" and "Dharm" demonstrated that he was saint material as well. 


Manoj Bajpai 

Another conventional looking residential community man from NSD who made his screen debut by assuming character parts in movies like 'Drohkaal', 'Outlaw Queen', "Tamanna" and 'Daud'. It was Ram Gopal Varma's "Satya" where  he played Bhiku Mhatre which helped him motivate offers to play the lead in movies like 'Shool', 'Ghaath', Gangs of Wasseypur 1' and 'Aligarh'. 


Kay Kay  Menon 

With common white collar class looks and an incline outline, Kay Menon could be effortlessly mixed up for a worker working in an administration office. A standout amongst the most "underrated" performing artists of Bollywood, Kay made his screen debut in the 1995 film 'Naseem'. Movies like 'The shopping extravaganza following Thanksgiving', 'Shaurya', 'Gulaal', 'Sankat City' gave him chances to play the lead yet by one means or another fortunes has been avoiding him. In any case, he is somebody who merits more. 


Nawazuddin Siddiqui 

Nawazuddin, a residential community performing artist with standard looks, took a while before he could make the most of it. Subsequent to making a 'flicker and a miss' appearance in Aamir Khan's "Sarfarosh" in 1999, it took him a couple of more unnoticed exhibitions before he hit big time in his vocation. His lead part in 'Posses of Wasseypur 2', 'Badlapur', 'Manjhi-The Mountain Man' and 'Raman Raghav 2.0' is abundant evidence that he is setting down deep roots. 


Irrfan Khan 

Nobody would ever figure that this tough looking person who assumed miniscule parts for about 10 years would all of a sudden turn into a hot top pick. Irrfan's adventure as an on-screen character is something which can be made into a film. The flighty looking on-screen character has presumably done each part that a flexible on-screen character can consider. 'The Warriior' film saw the on-screen character playing the lead interestingly. From that point forward he has done 'Billu', 'Paan Singh Tomar', 'The Lunchbox', "Piku" and 'Jazbaa'. 


Vinay Pathak 

From a little time TV grapple to a performing artist to figure with, the blockhead on-screen character has made considerable progress since making his screen debut in 'Bombay Boys' in 1998. His lead demonstration in 'Bheja Fry' which demonstrated his immaculate comic planning helped him pack comparable parts. Some of his vital exhibitions as lead seem to be 'Dasvidaniya', 'Gracious! My God', 'Chalo Dilli', 'Pappu Can't Dance Saala' and 'Gour Hari Dastaan'. 


Ranvir Shorey 

Ranvir was known as the 9 to 5 work fellow who at first began off as a TV grapple before moving center to movies. He's a standout amongst the most skilled on-screen characters who started his Bollywood venture by assuming supporting parts in 'Pyaar Ke Side Effects', 'Khosla ka Ghosla' and 'Bheja Fry'. He later graduated to lead parts in 'Mithya', 'Fatso', and 'Titli'. Numerous vibe that his best is yet to come. 


Rajkummar Rao 

Known for his 'kid adjacent' looks, Rajkummar Rao made his introduction in the widely praised Dibakar Banerji film, 'Love, Sex aur Dhokha'. Things changed when got the opportunity to assume a little part close by Aamir Khan in 'Talaash'. From that point, he got the chance to assume lead parts in "Shahid" , "Ruler" and 'Citylights'. He is yet to get his due as an on-screen character.


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1. Shreya Ghoshal 

 Her is name is enough I guess. All her fans want to see her on the big screen.


2. Sonu Kakkar 

A great Indian playback singer who was born in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. She also gave her voice to the song 'London Thumukda' from 'Queen'.


3. Neeti Mohan 

Who was one of the winners of the show 'Popstars' on Channel V and made her debut in Bollywood with her song "Ishq Wala Love" in 'Student of the Year


4. Neha Kakkar 

She is one of the most beautiful voices in Bollywood and known for her work in the songs like "Manali Trance" and "Aao Raja".


5. Shraddha Pandit 

She has worked with many music composers including A. R. Rahman, Amit Trivedi, Salim-Sulaiman, Badshah, and many more. And we think she can deliver her best performance in acting as well.


6. Sunidhi chauhan

Dhoom Machale, Aaja Naachle girl  has won  many hearts. Now its time to come on the big screen.


7. Shalmali Kholgade

She is one of the most beautiful voices in Bollywood and known for her work in the songs like "Pareshaan", "Balam Pichkari", "Lat Lag Gayiee, "Naach Meri Jaan"..


Shruti Haasan


She made her Bollywood debut with the motion picture "Good fortune" featuring Imran Khan, which was only a normal film. At that point she made her rebound with 'D-Day' and got numerous thanks.


Shraddha Kapoor 

She started her acting vocation with film 'Youngster Patti' trailed by 'Luv Ka The End', however increased wide acknowledgment for her rebound film 'Aashiqui 2' in 2013.


Aditya Roy Kapur  

He began his profession with motion pictures like "Activity" 'Replayy', "Guzaarish" and 'London Dreams', however was not ready to snatch the consideration of the group of onlookers. Following 3 years, he returned with a blockbuster motion picture 'Aashiqui 2'.


Konkona Sen 

She made her presentation with a film 'Ek Je Aachhe Kanya' in 2000, which didn't go well on the movies. Be that as it may, she made her rebound and got saw in the B-town for her film 'Mr. and Mrs. Iyer', for which she got the National Film Award for Best Actress.


Abhay Deol 

After giving few failures in the start of his vocation like 'Socha Na Tha' and 'Ahista', he made his rebound with a blockbuster 'Dev D' in 2009.


Radhika Apte 

She made her introduction inverse Tusshar Kapoor in 'Shor in the City', which went gravely on the movies and after that for some time she vanished from Bollywood. At that point with 'Badlapur', she made her rebound with a slam against the movies.


The popularity of the reality shows on Indian television channels has been rising from the past decade. This has added a new dimension to the production of TV programs. These shows give opportunities to the prodigies residing in the interiors of the country to showcase their talent. Listed below are 10 amazing finds of Music Reality Shows who are winning the hearts of many in today’s time.

1. Shreya Ghoshal

One of the most decorated singers of the modern times, Shreya Ghoshal has won four Filmfare and four National Film Awards. She has also been nominated for a Filmfare award every year since 2006, her streak of 10 bettered only by Alka Yagnik’s 14 consecutive nominations. A child prodigy, Ghoshal won the Children’s Special Episode of the popular talent show Sa Re Ga Ma in 1996, She went on to win the season in 2000. Her hits include Dola Re (Devdas), Piyu Bole (Parineeta), Manwa Laage (Happy New Year!) and so on.

2. Monali Thakur:

Monali Thakur rose to popularity after placing ninth in Indian Idol 2.She won many awards for her song Sawar Loon (Lootera). She has sung many popular songs like Raghupati Raghav (Krrish 3), Tune Maari Entriyaan (Bangla Version), Love Me Thoda (Yaariyan) and Moh Moh ke Dhaage (Dum lagake haisha). She was also a judge on the Singing Reality Show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 5 on Zee Tv. Monali has also acted in a couple of films.

3. Shivam Pathak:

Music of the movie Mary Kom was one of the biggest hits of the year 2014. The composer of this award winning movie was none other than Indian Idol 5 contestant – Shivam Pathak.  Sukoon Mila and Dil Ye Ziddi Hai both songs from the movie Mary Kom remained chart toppers for a long time. Shivam Pathak has surely come a long way!

4. Arijit Singh

Once a contestant of reality show, Fame Gurukul, Arijit Singh is one of the most successful singers of Bollywood today. There was no looking back for the singer after he rose to fame with Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2. Small-budget movies like Hate Story 2 (Aaj Phir Tum Pe), Jackpot (Kabhi Jo Badal Barse) and Citylights (Muskurane) would have gone unnoticed has d it not been for Arijit's songs, which made these movies famous overnight.

5. Antara Mitra

A contestant of Indian Idol 2, Antara Mitra has been lucky enough to sing with veteran singers like Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Mohit Chauhan and Shreya Ghoshal. Antara's famous songs include Bheegi Si Bhaagi Si from Rajneeti, Saree Ke Fall Sa from R...Rajkumar and All The Best from All The Best.

6. Bhoomi Trivedi

In 2007, Trivedi got selected from audition to perform in Indian Idol 3 however quit the show as she was suffering from jaundice. The following year she was again auditioned to perform in Indian Idol 4  but again had to quit the show since her aunt died because of breast cancer. She returned to the Fifth edition of Indian Idol  where she ended up  as the Runner-up. she rose to fame with her rendition in Sanjay Leela Bhansali’s 2013 released film Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela, where she lent her voice for the song Ram Chahe Leela which was picturized on Priyanka Chopra.

7. Armaan Mallik

Armaan Mallik was a finalist on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs. Armaan malik has sung for over 100-200 commercials and about 16 films. His superhit songs include Tumko To Aana Hi Tha, Love You Till The End (House Mix) and Jai Jai Jai Jai Ho and songs of hate story 3 movie . His Album “ARMAAN” got him a lot of appreciation.

8. Mohammed Irfan

A contestant of Amul STAR Voice of India and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Mohammed Irfan is the voice behind songs like Banjaara (Aashiqui 2) and Baarish (Yaariyan) and Tu Hi Tu (Kick). Irfan got his big break when veteran singer S P Balasubramaniam recommended his name to AR Rahman. The music director roped him in for singing Behene De for the film Raavan.

9. Sreerama Chandra

Sreerama Chandra Mynampati who stole many hearts with his charming smile was the winner of Indian Idol 5. He performed at the 2010 Commonwealth Games closing ceremony along with great singers like Shankar Mahadevan, Shreya Goshal, Sunidhi Chauhan etc. Sreerama is a popular name in the Telugu film industry. Subanallah (Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani) and Ishq Risk (Mere Brother KI Dulhan) are his most popular bollywood songs.

10. Neha Kakkar

With superhit songs like Dhating Naach (Phata Poster Nikla Hero), Sunny Sunny (Yaariyan),  Manali Trance(The Shaukeens) and Ek Do Teen Chaar (Leela ek Paheli), Neha Kakkar has had a wonderful time in the Music Industry. She started her career with the television reality show Indian Idol season 2 in 2006.  In 2008, she launched the album “Neha- The Rock Star” with music composed by Meet Brothers.  She is known for a unique voice and rockstar attitude.

11. Neeti Mohan

She was one of the winners of Channel V's Popstars. Neeti Mohan made her singing debut in Bollywood with Ishq Wala Love from Student Of The Year. In the same year, she sang Jiya Re from Jab Tak Hai Jaan and won the RD Burman Award for these two songs. The singer has hit songs like Kashmir Main Tu Kanyakumari, Har Kisi Ko and Bang Bang in her kitty.

12. Swaroop Khan

Swaroop Khan is an Indian folk singer from Rajasthan who contested in the Indian Idol 5. He rose to fame with his debut song Tharki Chokro form the award winning movie PK. The song is composed by Ajay-Atul and is regarded as one of the most hit songs of the year 2014.