They say, its the talented who stay back in this fast paced industry. But then there are some actors who have more than one talent, that make them the star that they are!
With the sexy Deepika Padukone venturing into playback singing with her upcoming Imtiaz Ali film 'Tamasha', let us look at the various actors who have tried their hand at playback singing too.
1. Amitabh Bachchan:
He undoubtedly deserved to be on the top of the list. Its not just his heavy voice that did the magic, but also the love for music that has made him give us hit songs like 'Rang Barse', 'Mere Angne Mein', 'Neela Aasman', 'Chali Chali' or the very recent 'Piddly'!
2. Juhi Chawla:
A trained singer, Juhi sang the melodious song 'Chalo Jaane Do' in Bhootnath. That was the first and the last time for this pretty actress.
3. Kareena Kapoor:
Bebo had sung a song 'Jab Nahi Aaye The Tum' in 'Dev' and 'Rasiya' in 'Kurbaan'. And we must say, her voice is soulful and deep!
4. Priyanka Chopra:
Though her voice is way too auto-tuned than how she sounds in reality, we just cannot ignore her from this list for her debut singing tracks 'Exotic' and 'In My City'. Also, she made her debut as a playback singer in Bollywood with 'Chaoron' in 'Mary Kom'.
5. Farhan Akhtar:
The man who charmed one and all with his cracked, yet brilliant and unique voice in nearly all the songs of 'Rock On!' and 'Senorita' from 'Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara'. Here is one multi-talented man of B-town who does it all, with perfection!
6. Shah Rukh Khan:
And now coming to the Khans, let us begin with King Khan whose voice made 'Apun Bola' from Josh a big hit!
7. Salman Khan:
And many years after 'Apun Bola', Salman charmed the audiences with his voice in the melodious and romantic duet with Shreya Ghoshal in 'Kick'.
8. Aamir Khan:
But then, how can we forget the Perfectionist of Bollywood? Till date, his 'Aati Kya Khandala' manages to remain a top favorite with its quirky lyrics and catchy tune!
9. Shraddha Kapoor:
The newbies too haven't shied away from singing on-screen. Shraddha made the entire nation fall in love with her sweet and innocent voice in her version of 'Galliyan' from 'Ek Villian'.
10. Alia Bhatt:
The song had been sung by two great singers before Alia Bhatt dared to touch it and give her own version to the song. Yet, she managed to win hearts with her romantic and soulful 'Samjhaawan'.
11. Ayushmann Khurrana:
This talented actor burst on to Bollywood after being part of reality shows on television and impressed everyone in 'Vicky Donor'. He composed and sang the superhit 'Pani Da Rang' for which he even won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer. He second song 'Saddi Galli' from his second film 'Nautanki Saala' was also a hit and he has a song in almost all the movies he stars in.
Here's wishing Deepika all the luck! And we hope her voice is going to be sexy yet sweet and worth putting on the repeat mode!