Top 10 Female Indian Singers


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Shreya Ghoshal
She is a versatile singer who can manage all type of songs and she has such a voice that everyone is attracted...
When I am in a sad mood or in angry mood I would listen to her music that I just forget everything...
She is the best singer I have ever heard. She knows all the techniques and her style of singing is really unique from the else's. I think so she is the top of every singer today. She is the versatile singer. She can sing in any phrase of style. You can compare her chikni chameli with mere dholna, you will get the idea that she can sing every thing and whenever she sings in the regional languages she gets involve in that as if she of that region. She is the best and she is the unique and for these reason many people and contestants are trying to copy her.
She sings really well.
she is truly a best singer of india
she also receives many awards
[Newest]She is the best.
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2K.S. Chithra
She is the most versatile singer after s janaki.. Very sweet voice.. Chinna kuyil...
I like the voice of Chitra, Alka, Sadhana Sargam and Shreya. They are the highly talented 4 female playback singers in present.
But Lata Mangeshkar, P susheela, S Janaki and Vani Jayaram are the past highly talented female singers.
Saadhanaji and Alkaji I love your voice. I give my first mark to Chitra because Chitra can sing any language like Yesudas and Shreya Ghoshal.
She is a very good singer with respect to getting the right emotions in her voice for the actor that she is singing for. Just cannot imagine " Uyire Uyire ", ' Raat Ka nasha " and a whole lot of songs where she has emoted so well through her voice.
[Newest]I cannot imagine, How she got power while singing any song.

I really prayer to her footer.
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3Lata Mangeshker
She is a great singer she should be on no. 1 position that's why I have given vote her. I want all other song lovers to vote her and listen her songs which are really impressive songs. So I wish best of luck to you lata ji please sing some more beautiful songs fir your fans.
This is true, she is the mother of all singers... She is the best in all times songs. She should be on number 1 position. Any way she is already in number 1 position, so doesn't matter here. She is first and last the queen of songs.
She is named the "Nightingale of India" for an excellent reason. Her voice is so sweet and she's one of the best female singers EVER, not only in India.
[Newest]No dOubt she is the best ever female singer, she sung the songs where the voice quality making machines were not available

Lata ji got Bharatha Rathna and padbha vibhushan... By the Govt. But People Choice always JANAKI gi... Lata never be than Janaki... At least not be equal to janaki ji..
All may not know about Lata ji.. She sent vani jayaram ji out from mumbai. Even she doesn't agree her sister... Too.
Capable of singing all kind of songs. She respects the others talents also. When we see her songs in videos, we think that the actress who performing in the screen is singing. I think this is the first quality of a play back singers. Her songs reflects the emotions of the character to which she sings. There may some singers K.S. chitra, P. Susheela and others having somewhat better voice than janaki. But considering varsatility, expressing emotions only in voice, respecting others, treating other singers as friends, capable of singing any person (voice modulation abilities) S. JANAKI is first singer coming to my mind. We can visualize the the character's emotons to whom she is singing.
Her songs heal mental problems... What a voice... I love her voice... She is an inspiration and role model
[Newest]Janaki voice equal to Nightingale voice and attractive voice
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5Asha Boshle
She is the best female payback singer as she has sung every type of song which is difficult a singer to sing. She has versatile talent of singing but one more thing I want to say that I can't compare her with Lata ji, because if have chance to vote for both I definitely give equal vote to both, but due to my choice of song is different I prefer to listen songs of Asha Ji.
Asha boshle are a good singer.
I love you.
I think asha ji is the best... Incredible and evergreen singer...
[Newest]I love you.. Asha tai

6Sunidhi Chauhan
My favourite singer is sunidhi chauhan
She is best of the best. She hosts indian idol as well.

She got highest fan following and she is very down to earth. She is real singer and icon for young. Lots of people from all over the world likes her song.
She is the best and the undisputed queen
She is the most versatile and sexy singer and deserves the first position
Damn it
[Newest]She's the best singer ever

7Anuradha Paudwal
The sweetest voice ever
She's my all time favourite. A very, very good singer.
She is best singer and the undisputed queen
[Newest]I could listen to her for hours

8Alka Yagnik
If lata is queen of melody then alka is princess of melody. She has completed more than 25 yrs in film industry. Not only hindi, she lended her voice in other languages such as bengaly, telugu, oriya, bhojpuri etc. She ruled during the 90's.
Alka has won 7 filmfare awards and 2 national awards.
She has the voice of all generation...
Alka is the best ever voice came in the world of music. Her voice is most beautiful among all the female vocals, Her voice has weight which other artificial singers like sherya and others have not. Her voice is a lot natural and it makes every one fall in love... This is why whenever its been about emotions, feelings, charm, charisma, attraction, tenderness and romance is ever thought, ALKA's voice would be at the top of their mind.
Best Female Singer Ever
[Newest]Should be in top 3

She is best female singer in the world great voice she is queen of melody
Susheela is the greatest indian female playback singer ever.. Even lata comes only second
I havbeen gone through all the lists given by many websites no one gave first priority to susheela especially in telugu there is no need to sort out list because there is only one singer who ruled out entire industry from 1955-1990 all other singers sang many less less songs compare to susheela she sang around 48,000 songs no female can reach this mark except lata please stop think who is first she is the queen of south music in tamil till 1980 she is the leading singer but strictly speaking in telugu there two combinations ghantasala&susheela spb&susheela till 1990 consider these things when giving ranks no of songs she sang in telugu is not even comparable to other singres its just 10% of her
[Newest]She is the best

10Sadhana Sargam
I am really felt ashame for the first on seeing my indian souls.. The singer who devoted her life for the betterment of music and the most humble and down to earth person and the face of simplicity just got vote of 5% while newly arrived singer shreya with 7% but sadhana jee singing from tender age 8 n being with us for nearly 29 years with 5%...
She has a sonorous and dulcet voice among all. Her voice was made of pure wild honey coated with double sugar glaze and dipped in the juice of fruits extracted from heaven.. Love you sadhanaji.. Live long... With gods blessings..
Sargam has sung in many Indian languages for films, television serials and music albums. She is well known for her 1990s Hindi songs and recent South Indian songs. She is the only Indian playback singer who has sung in more than 24 regional languages. She also holds a record for being the only North Indian to have won the National Award for a South Indian song. She is also a trained Hindustani classical singer. She has ventured into the southern Carnatic classical style with ease.
[Newest]She is best playback singer in Indian Film Music

The Contenders

11Kavita Krishnamurthy
This female singer is the best many songs that she sung with kumar sanu nice and the amazing singer I like it very much.
She is best singer in india
She is a best singer in bollywood
Without a doubt my favorite singer... Incredibly versatile, incredibly humble, amazing unique voice

12Vani Jayaram
Amazing voice of all. no one can match her talent
Vanijairam is a Great Singer. I like her voice so much.
Vani Jayaram was chosen for the Indian President's National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer of 1975, for her work in M.S. viswanathan's Apoorva Raagangal. Shankarabharanam (Telugu), the film scored by K.V. mahadevan, gave Vani Jayaram her second National Award as Best Playback Singer of 1980. Once again, she was awarded her third National Award for Best Playback Singer of 1991 for K.V. mahadevan's Swathi Kiranam.

Her songs in the Pandit Ravi Shankar scored film Meera brought her the Film World (1979) Cine Herald (1979) and Filmfare Award (1980) for Best Playback Singer for "Mere To Giridhar Gopal".

She was awarded Tanzen Award in 1972, which she won for "Bole Re Pappihara" (from the film Guddi), one of the most popular songs in her career.

She is also the youngest artist to be awarded the Sangeet Peet Samman

The powerful voice... God cheated music lovers... Malayil yaro always delights me... Your SOUL RIP
She is the one and only singer in the field of play back singing with a unique voice expression. Many others can sing the songs easily but the songs of Swarnalatha is very difficult to sing as the perfection and expression of it. Swarnalatha is the real gift of God to us. She became one of the best singer in Indian film industry only with her dedication and born talent. She was the favourite singer of M S Viswanathan, Ilayaraja and A R Rahman.
Talented. Unique voice. Flawless way of singing.
[Newest]I love your style

14Pinky Paras
She is an Awesome singer.. Beautiful voice and my favourite singer
Her voice and style is superb
The song is superb and the singer is very nice. Her voice and style rocks. She deserves to be in Top 10 for her extra-ordinary talent. Best wishes!


[Newest]She is the best. I appreciate her songs. Her voice and style is superb. With just two songs her popularity is on the peak. Best wishes rockstar!

She deserve for the first position
She has magical voice
She is versatile i8n all kind of songs.and loved her voice.

16Neeti Mohan
Her voice is very soft she sang tu hi tu it was very soft voice I really like it and always my vote will go at her all the songs which she sang is very good
She is my favourite singer
Lovely singer she can sing soft as well as rocking equally good
[Newest]Neeti you are such a rockstar

17Sujatha Mohan
Sujatha or Suju is one of the best playback singer of this generation. Fortunately or unfortunately She did get a national award due to lot of politics inside the National award Jury. Twice she missed out once in a Tamil movie another in a malayalam movie. Her voice is sweet and melodies especially duet songs. She has rendered many songs for A R Rahaman and Vidya sagar lots of hit. She is one of the eligible person to be in top ten. Even after completing 50 years she is amazing. May god bless her to be in this industry for so many more years.

Thanks & Regards,
Your loving Fan
Anand Prabhakaran
From Palakkad Kerala.
Sujatha mohan is a versatile singer. No one can sing sujatha's expression.
Great Voice.Romantic singing bird
[Newest]She must be included in top 10

18Shalmali Kholgade
She has the best of best voice I ever heard. lat lag gayee and balam pichkari are my favourites. she is much better than shreya ghosal
She sings very well
She sings too good

19Alisha Chinai

20Geeta Dutt
I think most of the people voting here don't know anything about singing geeta dutt at no.34! Shame on you people
The fact she's ranked 26th questions the credibility of this list.
She has the pretiest voice, I'm wondering why she is not top of the list.

21Kavitha Subramaniam
Is one of the most famous Indian film playback singers.
She is classically trained and has sung a wide range of classical-based songs. In her career, she has worked with a variety of music composers
including R.D. burman and A.R. rahman.
She is also the recipient of four Filmfare Best Female Playback Awards, including 3 consecutive awards in the period 1994-1996 and the prestigious Padmashri which she received in 2006

22Geeta Madhuri
She sings very well.She are great singer.I like your voice.You are my favourite singer.She is all rounder.She receives many awards
She has an excellent voice. Can say that she is a versatile singer 😊
She is a versatile Singer. I could spend all my life listening to her. Love you Geeta Madhuri

23Noor Jehan
She sang while giving expressions and in melodious tone
World number 1 singer

24Shilpa Rao
You r great singer
Something about her voice.
Not event a single female singer in india has so much power and depth in voice. Really she has raw qualities in her voice. Very devotional voice.---
Shilpa Maam You are the best for me. No one is even near to you. May God bless you with unbreakable and unchangeable stardom that you deserve.
Even in Male singer no one can compete you. You are best.

25Sunitha Upadrashta
Your E Velalo is still the Best One. A singer that can be compared with Shania Twain. Both in Beauty and Singing.
She sings very well... Expressions will be very cute in her songs
Very beautiful and very good and talented singer.

Hemlata has as lile lata melody in her voice ankhiyon ke jharokhe... and many Hindi spritul songs sung by her with musisian ravindra jain...

27Anwesha Dutta
Anwesha is going to be the best singer in future as she has already proven her talent in every competition.
I think no one can sing like her, as she has a very unique voice quality
She has all those skills that make a great singer. She is the future of Indian playback singing.
[Newest]Best female voice ♥ amazing voice

28Anjana Sowmya
She sings well and is beautiful as well.
She is a fantastic singer and has a beautiful and sweetest voice
She is very beautiful and nice singer

Quality of song and voice too good.

30Shamshad Begum

31Palak Muchhal
Her Voice Is Very Sweet. And She Should Be In Top 5. Her Voice Is Like Shreya Ghoshal
Her voice is so sweet. I like her voice very much and the world love her voice.
PALAK's voice is like an angel. I love all her songs such as Meri Aashiqui, Chahun Mein Yana, lapaata, dokha dhadi, photocopy, ice cream and her song with Mohit chauhan in Micky virus is also awesome... Love you so much, Palak

32Shweta Mohan
She is my nightingale. I think only she can break all her mom's records. She is very talented and may she stand at the top of her industry for several years.
She is very excellent playback singer I love her I like to become like her I love so much

33Monali Thakur
She is not only good singer but beautiful too.
She is best singer
She has a rare combo of beautiful voice and face..

She is the popular singer in Telugu now.
She is my all time favorite singer in telugu

One of the best female singer in the Indian cenema and allso sung with Tamil all song super I like madhu

36Swetha Pandit

37Harshdeep Kaur
None other than Harshdeep Kaur sings from the bottom of the heart with excellent voice and mesmerizes listeners make them to feel the essence of heavens.
My favorite singer... Lovely song "heer heer"

38L. R. Eswari
She is very talented Women. She is "Queen for amman songs" specially mareyaman. She Know to speak more than four language. In 1970s, she is a special singers for Youth. In age 72 she sang Super (kalasala kalasala) Song. She also one Great Singer in Tamil.

39Alka Ajith
She is prodigy! Very sad that her talent wasn't used much so far.
Rarely we can see Alka in screen. I don't know where she is now. after Raja Rani I dint listen any good song...
She has great future

40Shakthisree Gopalan
Your are soul touching singer you have a fresh voice
She good, good singer, best singer she has excellent talent
She was the queen of sad songs no one match she in that way. she has a voice like that he on singing all the best
[Newest]Your such a excellent singer

She is very great singer, she is all rounder in music
She sang a song 'sivashankari' I just mesmerised
She will be a great singer in future and I wish you all the very best


43Shruti Haasan
She had a lovable voice that I loved ever, she is a daughter of kamal hassan.
I like your voice

44Neha Bhasin
Such a good singer in my lyrics...:)))))))))

45Amrita Kak
Please show me sing a song.

46Sona Mohapatra
Please sing romantic songs so I will give you a big gift

From :kareena kapoor★
Energy on her voice
I like you and your voice... Your voice very energic

47Mamta Sharma
She is best item songs singer

48Chaitra H. G.

Hi sister, hoe are you? I like your melody voice, no, that is chocolate voice, your huband voice is diary milk chocolate voice. Your are like a fruitful couple.
A friendly voice! Touch the soul when we feel lonely!
She is best singer

50Rekha Bhardwaj
She is a legend and no.68 never going to be good enough for her!
I am your huge fann madam. Your voice are so beautiful.

51Amika Shail
Amika was in VOICE OF INDIA (chote ustaad)... She is a very versatile singer with a wonder tonal quality... She is going to rock in music industry soon... She will be the best..


Great song in jodhpur aiswarya college
Great singar number 1 star voice of India

Nice voice in anbe anbe...

53Vaishali Samant

54Anupama Deshpande

55Hema Sardesai

56Priyanka Chopra
Best Indian crossover singer and Bollywood star

57P. Leela
She has melodious voice. Even Susheela and Janaki can't reach her. Being a student of out standing musician she reached her destiny who ruled the South through out 1950's which is said to be the golden era of the South as well as the Indian movie history
P. Leela has a melodious and devotional voice. Her voice is gifted by Guruvaayoorappan. She had sung more than 5000 songs in all languages. At the time of her period, she was very busy in the field of cinema industry. She had known her range in voice. Singer Anto had said that he had waited for P Leela to sing a duet song for more than two months. She introduced S Janaki to Film field industry.
Alka is the best she can sing any songs and no one can be compair to her she is very kind and well behaved in the songs indrustry she desierve to be on the number one spot


58Swetha Mohan
Upcomming singer in South Indian Industry. Daughter of Sujatha Mohan. Already proved her talent in malayam, tamil, telugu and kannada industry. Rocking star of next generation. Best wishes for her future venture.

Loving fan Anand Prabhakaran Chennai (Palakkad kerala)

59Nithyasree Mahadevan
She is one of the most popular carnatic legend. I love her music. After husband tragedy I thought she is not come back.. Thank god she is back. May baba always with her
No body can beat nithya as devotional singer
Dr Nithyasree's Voice is Honey to my Ears, Undoubtedly She is one of the Greatest Carnatic Musicians.

Damitha (Sri Lanka)

60Bombay Jayashri

61Varsha Bhosle
She is very best singer in this world

62Sneha Pant
Really awesome Bollywood playback singer
She is actually superb n really talented singer



65Usha Mangeshkar
Usha makeshkar is the best singer is indian cinema

66Veena Sahasrabuddhe
Friends if you get time do listen to this lady. Her voice contains the very soul of Indian music.

67Tulsi Kumar
Very very best singer tulsi kumar

68P. Madhuri
She is a great singer
P madhuri be one of the greatest singer in film industry. She sungs in malayalsm. Thamil. Thelugu. Kannada... Languages. Her high pitch songs are difficult to sing for others and even evergreen.. In malayalam inneninekku pottukuttan, &priyasaggi gange, nadavinodam are most fantastic works which could not express by words. I think she should get a crown seat in music field__hari

Sachi what a singer

70Bhanumathi Ramakrishna
She is a unique singer whose soul stirring semi classical renditions covey substance way beyond the music with melody. To say it simply she expresses the pathos of philosophy in a whimsical musical way. Her brand of music unravels down to earth mystery of drama. One seldom encounters a high caliber singer and a sensitive character actor both blended into one supreme Diva.

71Shilpi Paul
She is great singer, ever known for her tadaka song. She will be upcuming bollywood singer

72M S Subbulakshmi
The greatest of the great

73Ranjana Joglekar

Excellent singer in world

75Suman Kalyanpur
You can't justify who is singing this song when she shinging with rafi'a dute song. you hundred persent would be say she is lata mangeskar.

76Nazia Hassan
Nazia Hassan was the first Pakistani to win a Filmfare Award and remains the youngest winner of a Filmfare Award in the category of Best Female Playback Singer to date when she was 15.
Her song, "Aap Jaisa Koi" from the film Qurbani (1980) made her famous.
Her debut album, Disco Deewane (1981), also charted in fourteen countries worldwide and became the best-selling Asian pop record up until that time.

77Amna Farooq

78Aditi Iyer
Wow... ! What a singer yar

79Sravana Bhargavi

80Remya Nambeesan
She has pointing voice

81Abhirami Ajai

My most favorite singer

83Nithya Santhoshini
She devotes her voice for devotional songs
She is famous in telugu with her cinema and devitional songs.

84Andrea Jeremiah
Something special in your voice

85Purnima Jayram

86Vandana Vajpayee

87Meenakshi Kushwaha

88Bela Sulekha


90Bela Shende
She is verye famous in marathi music

91Pooja Vaidyanath
Beauty of super singer
You are the just amazing singer
You are the queen of super singer and there is something your in your voice
I wish you very all the best to you

92Priyanka Bharali

93Sheila Chandra

94Shraddha Sharma
She is very talented. Her voice so nice. Many people called her as Justin Bieber's of Indian
She's voice is very nice

95Aleena Sajjad

96Sumona Roy Biswas

97Anuradha Sriram

98Mahalakshmi Iyer

99Falguni Pathak
Falguni Pathak I am your big Fan of your Voice I like your voice very much and I am a bigg Fan of your songs
Best female singer in India
Although se have sung a few songs, I think teen-age emotions are represented to its best in her songs

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