Top 10 Female Indian Singers


The Top Ten

1 Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received twelve National Film Awards, twenty Filmfare Awards and eight Filmfare Awards South to date.

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

Shreya ghoshal is the best singer numero uno no one can defeat her in a few years she might surpass lata mangeshkar

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2 Lata 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.

No doubt she should be #1 there is no one who sites near to her.
A legend.

Only one word Great.

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3 Asha Bhosle Asha Bhosle Asha Bhosle, is an Indian playback singer. She is best known for her playback singing in Hindi cinema, although she has a wider repertoire.

Ashaji's voice is indescribably amazing - so unbelievably talented. And watching her on stage is an experience that makes any other concert pale in comparison. #LoveAshaBhosle

so sweet

She is the goddess of one can defeat her except her sister lata ji.


4 Alka Yagnik Alka Yagnik Alka Yagnik is an Indian playback singer. She is noted in Indian cinema for a career spanning over three decades.

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.

The Best even singer in Indian history. Maximum award holder. Maximum hit songs.

Best Female Singer Ever

Best voice I have ever heart

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5 Sunidhi Chauhan Sunidhi Chauhan Sunidhi Chauhan is an Indian playback singer. Born in Delhi, she began performing in local gatherings at the age of four and made her career debut at the age of 13, with the film Shastra.

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

Very nice singer

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6 K.S. Chithra K.S. Chithra Krishnan Nair Shantakumari Chithra, often credited as K. S. Chithra or simply Chithra, is an Indian playback singer from Kerala. Chithra also sings Indian classical, devotional, and popular music.

She is the most versatile singer after s janaki.. Very sweet voice.. Chinna kuyil...

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.

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.

Being a good listener,

Each music is a piece of heavenly art that can entertain innumerable hearts, and they are mostly entirely distinct in nature. Can we say which act of god is better than the other. Therefore which song is better also is mostly unpredictable.

Please remember a renowned and highly proficient musician explained his experience as if you ask me to sing the same song next day I would not able to repeat absolutely the same. Therefore we need to understand, its all timely performances and never remain same and never comparable between occurrences of same singer too..

In case again to entertain public, if we feel to rank our eminent personalities, I think Clear and distinct parameters should be given between singers, where you should consider like level of professional proficiency, accreditions of repute, number of languages used more than a certain times, versatility etc, etc and etc.

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7 Geeta Dutt

The fact she's ranked 26th questions the credibility of this list.

I think most of the people voting here don't know anything about singing geeta dutt at no.34! Shame on you people

She has the pretiest voice, I'm wondering why she is not top of the list.

One of the finest of all time

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8 Noor Jehan

She sang while giving expressions and in melodious tone

Okay but um, is no one going to mention how she wasn't an Indian singer. She is Pakistani -___-

Most beautiful voice with expression...I love her voice and expression

World number 1 singer

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9 Anuradha Paudwal

The sweetest voice ever

She's my all time favourite. A very, very good singer.

Anuradha Paudwal is the number 1 Singer. Her Voice is the best among all and Give pleasure when you listen her. Back to back hits films. Lata is no 2. 1 is Anuradha Paudwal

A true unique singer that Bollywood have failed to treat properly. Her excellent style of singing coupled with her melodious voice make me enthralled also work as a mood changer for me. And she is the only real competitor of the legendary Lata Mangeshkar in all aspects.

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10 Suraiya

No lata noor jahan only suraiya so melodies voice than lata

Quality of song and voice too good.


The Contenders

11 Hemalatha

Good singer

Huch nai gate adala huchgendi, nai

I am hearing her song " Tu is tarah se meri jindagi me shamil hi " from the film Aap to aise na the from my childhood, which is one of the Gems from Hindi songs

Rare and unforgettable singer. Her song in 'Aap to aise na the' is so melodious and haunting from decades. ' 'Tu is tharah se meri jindagi me shaamil hai'

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12 Shamshad Begum

Her voice is so powerful and unbreakable

Her voice is chinchini same like beggers

I lve u neeti I am your most fan

You are really a good singer.
I am very big fan of yourd.

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13 Palak Muchhal Palak Muchhal Palak Muchhal is an Indian playback singer. She and her younger brother Palash Muchhal perform stage shows across India and abroad to raise funds for the poor children who need financial assistance for the medical treatment of heart diseases.

I am big fan

Her voice make me smile...
A soft and beautiful voice...


Palak has great voice and Sunidhi Chauhan has also the best voice love you Palak

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14 Kavita Krishnamurthy Kavita Krishnamurthy

Trash trash

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 a best singer in Bollywood

Most versatile, amazing classical voice, trained. Honestly, there are very very very few people who can sing the songs that she sings.

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15 S.Janaki

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.

S.janaki is the best singer ofor south india all time she is the nightingale of south India

Her songs heal mental problems... What a voice... I love her voice... She is an inspiration and role model

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16 Sadhana 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.

In an interview in May 2007 while touring in the USA, the most celebrated composer of the Indian music industry, A.R. rahman, complimented Sadhana Sargam, calling her the only Indian singer who could surpass his expectations in her renditions of songs.

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17 Anwesha Dutta

Anwesha is going to be the best singer in future as she has already proven her talent in every competition.

She has all those skills that make a great singer. She is the future of Indian playback singing.

I think no one can sing like her, as she has a very unique voice quality

She is deserves to be in top 10..

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18 P.Suseela

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

She is greatest singer in India, there is no doubt.

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

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19 Neeti Mohan Neeti Mohan Neeti Mohan, also credited as Neeti, is an Indian singer. She was one of the winners of the Channel V show Popstars and as such, became a member of the Indian pop group Aasma with the other winners of the show.

She is very talented singer

Got to hear her singing Chinna Chinna asai

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

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20 Neha Kakkar Neha Kakkar Neha Kakkar is an Indian playback-singer. She competed on 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 the best emerging Indian singer

The voice of neha kakkar is so good and I am the biggest fan of her and I want to say only this much that you always sing in this way and the god and all the people's are with you and we loves you so much

Neha has unique voice...

Neha kakkar is best singer

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21 Vani Jayaram

Shreya Lara and vani are my favorite. Vani has the most effortless singing...of them all and her high notes are such a wonder of nature

Amazing voice of all. no one can match her talent

Vani is number 1 singer of indian film classical songs

She is great, especially in akhilandeshwari song in Kannada. My all time favourite singer

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22 Pinky Paras

Best singer and a good person

She is an Awesome singer.. Beautiful voice and my favourite singer

Pinky Paras is awesome singer

Her voice and style is superb

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23 Lata Mangeshkar Lata Mangeshkar Lata Mangeshkar is an Indian playback singer and music director. She is one of the best-known and most respected playback singers in India.

She is best...

Her voice is unique...she should be at 1st position...her voice is too good and attractive than other playback singers.

One n only one... singerr in india...

Love you lata ji।।।।।u r the best singr I love your voice.

24 Kanika Kapoor Kanika Kapoor

Awesome singer

Her voice is superb

Best singer in the Bollywood

I like your songs

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25 Monali Thakur Monali Thakur Monali Thakur is an Indian playback singer and actress.Through her successful singing career, she is the recipient of a National Film Award and a Filmfare Award.Thakur won the National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer for the song "Moh Moh Ke Dhaage" from the film Dum Laga Ke Haisha and the more.

You are beauty queen to me and I also love ypor voice

My favt singer monali

Very sweet voice she has... it's god gift.

She is not only good singer but beautiful too.

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26 Shalmali 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's got wonderful voice quality

She sings too good

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27 Swarnalatha

My favorite Singer.

Her voice is unique and the Swarnalatha sung is just mesmerizing me every single day.

She voice bliss to hear...humming queen of india

Swarnalatha is better than sherya ghoshal

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28 P Susheela

She is the best singer

She has a very good voice. She was the one who ruled south Indian films from 1950s with Ghantasala, PB Srinivas and TM Soundararajan. But I heard she had some issues with music directors, I think that was the reason she was not getting more opportunities after 1990s. Otherwise she would have sung more than 50,000 songs by now.

29 Sujatha 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

Sweet voice

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30 Chinmayi

Loved singing in shopping mall movie

Love her singing

I love chinmayi mam

She deserve for the first position

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31 Kavitha 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

32 Harshdeep Kaur

Love her singing

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.

Mesmerising voice

Excellent voice

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33 Alisha Chinai

She is mothr of pop, all credit goes to alisha for bringing pop in india... Thr is many singrs who won nationl awar but no one won bilbord fredie murcury award like her! Her album made in india made history which is unbroken till today, and alisha is good actress also she acted with salman khan in close up add in 80s.. Alisha is great.. No 1can touch you evn alisha!

34 Shilpa Rao

Very voice

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.

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35 Tulsi Kumar Tulsi Kumar Tulsi Kumar is an Indian playback singer and actress, born to Gulshan Kumar and Sudesh Kumari. Kumar has two siblings Khushali Kumar and Bhushan Kumar.

She is the best playback singer.
Her voice is fantastic, mind blowing, superb, excellent.
What an incredible voice she got.

She is swarkokila of modern india

She is the best playback singer

Very very best singer tulsi kumar

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36 Geeta 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 is a versatile Singer. I could spend all my life listening to her. Love you Geeta Madhuri

Great singer she can sing all kinds of song

Her voice is different

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37 Anjana Sowmya

She sings well and is beautiful as well.

She is a fantastic singer and has a beautiful and sweetest voice

Mesmerising singer..I like all her songs

I always listen her music to overcome all headache...I feel in her voice

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38 Shakthisree 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

She is the excellent singer ever she must be in top 10 by the chance she can even though she sing less song all the was hear by the Indian and we are enjoying by hearing her song please sing more

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39 Sunitha 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.

Mesmerizing voice...I like all her songs

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40 Mahalakshmi Iyer

Great artist and very versatile

Greatest in India

Nice voice

Just listen to Khud ko tere song..very unique melodious voice..highly talented singer..

41 Falguni 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

Superb singer of th era

She is a best singer

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42 Jaspinder Narula

C is the best

43 Shweta 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

Good singer

She is very greate singer

44 Neha Bhasin

She is the best and most innovative singer in India,With her voice she can get us into trance

45 Shruti Haasan Shruti Haasan Shruti Haasan is an Indian film actress and singer who works predominantly in Tamil, Telugu and Hindi language films.

Your song
I like you... vilu vasava

She had a lovable voice that I loved ever, she is a daughter of kamal hassan.

I like your voice too good but...she is beauty...

I lv your voice...and youhh...shruuti

46 Alka 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

Alka you just amazing singer
All of us knows your capability and definitely you will be a great singer like chitra amma in some more years
I wish you very all the best for your career.

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47 Madhushree

Honey coated voice..

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

48 Amika 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.. - amikashail

Great song in jodhpur aiswarya college

Best female singer in the world

Great singar number 1 star voice of India

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