Indian ghazal singers

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  1. Jagjit Singh

    Jagjit Singh


    Jagjit Singh, born Jagmohan Singh (8 February 1941 – 10 October 2011), was a prominent Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician. Known as the "Ghazal King", he gained acclaim together with his wife, another renowned Indian ghazal singer Chitra Singh in the 1970s and 1980s. Their combination album comprising music from the films, Arth and Saath Saath is the HMV's largest selling combination album of all time. Sajda (An Offering, 1991), Jagjit Singh's magnum opus double album with Lata Mangeshkar holds the same record in non-film category. He sang in numerous languages. He was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the government of India in 2003. In February 2014, Government of India released a postal stamp in his honour.

  2. Hariharan



    Hariharan (born 1955) is an Indian playback singer who has sung for Malayalam, Tamil, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Bhojpuri and Telugu films, an established ghazal singer, and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. In 2004, he was honoured with the Padma Shri by the Government of India and is a two-time National Award winner.

  3. Pankaj Udhas

    Pankaj Udhas


    Pankaj Udhas is a ghazal singer who hails from Gujarat, along with his siblings Manhar Udhas and Nirmal Udhas. He started his career with a release of a ghazal album titled " Aahat " in 1980 and subsequently recorded many hits like "Mukarar" in 1981, Tarrannum in 1982, Mehfil in 1983, Pankaj Udhas Live at Royal Albert Hall in 1984, Nayaab in 1985 and Aafreen in 1986 after seeing his unprecedented success as a ghazal singer all over the world, he was invited by Bollywood to appear and sing for "Naam". Udhas rose to further fame for singing in the 1986 film Naam, in which his song "Chitthi Aayee Hai" became an instant hit. After this success he gave playback for many Hindi films. Numerous albums and live concerts around the globe brought him great distinction as an accomplished singer.In 2006, Pankaj Udhas was awarded the coveted Padma Shri, India's fourth highest civilian award.

  4. Talat Mahmood

    Talat Mahmood


    Talat Mahmood (Hindi: तलत महमूद, Urdu: طلعت محمود‎) (February 1924 – 9 May 1998) was a popular Indian playback singer and film actor. A recipient of the Padma Bhushan in 1992, he had a unique style of singing. He was famous for singing ghazals.

  5. Chitra Singh

    Chitra Singh


    Chitra Singh (born Shome) was a well known Indian ghazal singer. She was a regular accompanist for her second husband Jagjit Singh, the renowned ghazal singer, and never sang except in concert with him.

  6. Bhupendra Singh

    Bhupendra Singh


    Bhupinder Singh (born 6 February 1940) is an Indian musician, chiefly a Ghazal singer and also a Bollywood playback singer.

  7. Sithara (Singer)

    Sithara (Singer)


    Sithara Krishnakumar (born 1 July 1986) is an Indian singer. Popularly known by her first name, Sithara is a playback singer in Malayalam who has also recorded songs for a number of Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films. Trained in Hindustani and Carnatic Classical Music traditions, she is also a recognised Ghazal singer. She travels extensively in India and abroad and has performed at more than a hundred stage shows. Pop, Folk and Fusion being her other areas of interest, she has collaborated with various popular musical bands in Kerala. She launched her musical band Eastraga which focuses on a mix of female oriented songs backed by a team of renowned musicians like Rison, Sushanth, Abhijith Sreenivasan, Paulson, Thanuj, Jitu Oommen Thomas and Sarfaraz Khan.

  8. Begum Akhtar

    Begum Akhtar


    Akhtari Bai Faizabadi, also known as Begum Akhtar (7 October 1914 – 30 October 1974), was a well known Indian singer of Ghazal, and Dadra, and Thumri genres of Hindustani classical music.

  9. Manhar Udhas

    Manhar Udhas


  10. Penaz Masani

    Penaz Masani


    Penaz Masani an Indian Ghazal singer who started singing in 1981 and has made over 20 albums in following years

  11. Lily Chakraborty

    Lily Chakraborty


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  12. Anita Singhvi

    Anita Singhvi


    Anita Singhvi is an Indian classical singer. She is an exponent of sufi music

  13. Mubarak Begum

    Mubarak Begum


    Mubarak Begum (born in Sujangarh, Churu, Rajasthan, British India) is an Indian Ghazal and a popular playback singer if Bollywood in the 1959's and 1960's.

  14. Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain

    Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain


    Ahmed Hussain and Mohammed Hussain are ghazal singers from Jaipur, capital of Rajasthan state in India. Ahmed and Mohammed Hussain are two brothers who sing classical ghazals. Born in Rajastan as sons of the famous ghazal and thumri singer Ustad Afzal Hussain, the duo touches genres like Indian classical music and bhajan as well as ghazal. They started their singing career in 1958 as classical and thumri artists. Their first album Guldasta was released in 1980 and was successful. Since then they have released about 50 albums. They attempted popularizing their music by turning to tempo music in Maan bhi ja.

  15. Nirmal Udhas

    Nirmal Udhas


    Nirmal Udhas is a ghazal singer and the second eldest brother of the Udhas brothers, the others being Manhar Udhas and Pankaj Udhas. They came from a humble background in Gujarat, India. Nirmal was born to Keshubhai Udhas and Jitubhen Udhas in Jetpur on 5 November 1944.

  16. Chandan Dass

    Chandan Dass


    Chandan Dass (born 12 March 1956) is a popular Indian ghazal singer.

  17. Pratyush Srivastava

    Pratyush Srivastava


    Pratyush Srivastava, born (27 February 1991), is an Indian Ghazal singer, songwriter and musician. He is also known as the "Sukhanwar", which he uses as a pen name when writing Ghazals and shayari.

  18. Lily Chakraborty

    Lily Chakraborty


    Lily Chakraborty, (born 15 January 1972) is an Indian Ghazal singer, Bengali poet and composer. Her works include the short story Galpo Gucco (2009) and the poetry anthologies Akakitto (2009) and Chandey Kabo (2010). Chakraborty's 2009 album, Janele-Aye-Dil, is the first digitally recorded release in India.

  19. Ghazal Srinivas

    Ghazal Srinivas


    Kesiraju Srinivas (born 14 October 1966 in Tekkali, Srikakulam district, Andhra Pradesh ), popularly known as Ghazal Srinivas, holds the Guinness world record for most languages sung. Srinivas worked as a librarian at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Bhimavaram and Sainik School, Korukonda for a decade before quitting. He started singing Telugu ghazals in 1986. He uses a frame drum as his only accompaniment.

  20. Shishir Parkhie

    Shishir Parkhie


    Shishir Parkhie born on 7 November 1967 at Nagpur in the state of Maharashtra, India is a Playback, Ghazal, Bhajan singer & music composer. Shishir was nominated in the best Ghazal album category for Global Indian Music Academy Awards 2012. He is a graded artiste of All India Radio. His overseas Ghazal performances at Nairobi, Dubai, Bahrain & Saudi Arabia recently were highly appreciated.

  21. Talat Aziz

    Talat Aziz


    Talat Aziz (Urdu: طلعت عزیز‎) (born 11 November 1956) is a popular ghazal singer from Hyderabad, India.

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