100 years of Indian Cinema: Quiz on Noted Singers

Oct 14, 2013 16:50 IST

    As Indian Cinema witnesses a splendid century of fascinating billions these days, let us put a transitory look at some singers of India whom we have well - liked not only for their charming mellifluous voice but also box - office demand and national appeal. A singer not only instills soul into the song but it is his feelings which arrive out to the spectators unconfined when he sings. A singer is extremely imperative to a song especially with Hindi film songs what with the Hindi films being so reliant on their music. A superior singer has the enchantment in his voice which blends the quiescent human sensations.

     

    Some of the noted singers are:

     

    Mohammad Rafi

    He was a recording singer of India who is well thought-out by many to be one of the supreme playback singers of Hindi film industry. In his life span, he was rewarded the Best National Singer Award, National Film Award and 6 Film fare Awards. In the year 1967, he was endowed with Padma Shri award by the Indian Government. He sang in different Indian languages including Konkani, Assamese, Oriya, Bhojpuri, Punjabi, Marathi, Bengali, Kannada, Sindhi, Gujarati, Maghi, Telugu, Urdu and Maithili. He also documented a few songs in Persian, English, Dutch and Spanish. Identify him.

     

    Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

    He is Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan’s nephew and Ustad Farrukh Fateh Ali Khan’s son. He is Fateh Ali Khan’s grandson. Besides Qawwali, he also sings ghazal and added light music. He is well - liked as a Lollywood and Bollywood playback singer.

     

    Nitin Mukesh

    He is a singer from India best acknowledged for his work as a play back singer in Hindi movies in addition to Bhajans. He is Mukesh’s son. He has explored internationally, including United States in the year 1993 and world tour in the year 2006 with his show Kal Ki Yaadein as a mark of respect to his father. Identify him.

     

    Pankaj Udhas

    He is a singer from India who rose to recognition for singing in the year 1986 in the film Naam, in which his song "Chitthi Aayee Hai" turned out to be an immediate hit. Subsequent to that, he has also acted upon as a playback singer for plentiful films. Identify him.

     

    Udit Narayan Jha

    He is a playback singer from Nepal singing Nepalese and Bollywood Movies in commercial. He has shown his talent by singing in around 32 languages including Bhojpuri, Hindi, Kannada, Nepali, Tamil, Marathi, Malayalam, Telugu, Garhwali, Urdu, Punjabi, Sindhi, Assamese, Oriya, Bengali and Maithili language cinema. He has bagged 3 National Film Awards and 5 Filmfare Awards. Identify him.

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