In ths part of article, list of Indian singers is shown who have sang songs for Pakistani films and TV serials. This article has two other parts that can be accessed by clicking the following links:
- 32 Indian actors and actresses in Pakistani films and TV serials
- 42 Indian singers who sang for Pakistani films and TV serials
- 6 Indian actors and actresses who appeared in Pakistani TV commercials
Alka Yagnik is a prominent playback singer who is noted in Indian cinema for a career spanning over three decades. She is a record seven-time winner of the Filmfare Award for Best Female Playback Singer and a two-time recipient of the National Film Award. She was playback singer for Pakistani film Salakhain (2004), Koi Tujh Sa Kahaan (2005), Tarap (2006), Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga (2007) and Khulay Asmaan Kay Neechay (2008), Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka (2016). She has also given live performance in concerts a number of times in Pakistan.
Asha Bhosle is an Indian playback singer. She has done playback singing for over a thousand Bollywood movies. In addition, she has recorded several private albums and participated in numerous solo concerts. She was playback singer for Pakistani films Sargam (1995) and Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga (2007).
Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer. She has received several awards including four National Film Awards and seven Filmfare Awards. She has established herself as a leading playback singer of Indian cinema. She did playback singing for Pakistani films Koi Tujh Sa Kahaan (2005), Tarap (2006), Mohabbataan Sachiyaan (2007), Kabhi Pyar Na Karna (2008), Khulay Asmaan Kay Neechay (2008), Love Mein Ghum (2011) and Janaan (2016).
Kumar Sanu is a leading Indian playback singer and popular for rendering his voice in Bollywood movies of the 1990s and early 2000s. He was awarded the Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer Award for five consecutive years. He has sung for Pakistani films Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa (2002), Salakhain (2004) and Tarap (2006).
Sunidhi Chauhan is a famous award-winning Indian playback singer who has done playback singing for hundreds of films in various languages. She has sung songs for Pakistani films Mohabbataan Sachiyaan (2007), Mein Ek Din Laut Kay Aaoon Ga (2007), Godfather: The Legend Continues (2007), Khulay Asmaan Kay Neechay (2008), Love Mein Ghum (2011) and Baaji (2019). She also performed in Hum TV awards organized by Pakistani TV channel Hum TV.
Udit Narayan is an Indian playback singer whose songs have been featured mainly in Bollywood movies of Hindi language. He has also sung in various other languages including Nepali, Maithili and Bhojpuri and Tamil. He has won 4 National Film Awards and 5 Filmfare Awards. He sang songs for Pakistani film Ghar Kab Aao Gay (2000), Koi Tujh Sa Kahaan (2005) and Kabhi Pyar Na Karna (2008).
Mika Singh is a renowned Indian singer. He has sung many songs for Pakistani films including Imagine for Parchi (2018), Khul Jaye Botal for Jawani Phir Nahi Aani (2015). He has also performed live in several concerts in Pakistan.
Kailash Kher is an Indian singer and music composer. He has sung more than 700 songs in films and five successful private albums. Kher has established himself as one of the most popular playback singers of India. He did playback singing for Pakistani films Godfather: The Legend Continues (2007) and Love Mein Ghum (2011).
Abhijeet Bhattacharya, better known as Abhijeet, is a Bollywood playback singer who has sung 6034 songs in over 1000 films. He sang the song “Aaja Karle Pyar” in Pakistani film Koi Tujh Sa Kahaan (2005).
Sonu Nigam is a playback singer, composer and one of the highest paid Indian singers. He is often regarded as a “Modern Rafi” and is now considered as one of the most versatile singers of the Indian film industry. He sang for Pakistani TV serials Ana (2004) and Riyasat (2005) that were aired on Geo TV and ARY Digital respectively. He did playback singing for Pakistani films Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa (2002), Salakhain (2004), Mohabbataan Sachiyaan (2007) and Khulay Asmaan Kay Neechay (2008). He has also performed live in concert in Pakistan.
Kunal Ganjawala is an Indian playback singer whose songs are mostly featured in Hindi and Kannada films. He came to limelight with the song “Bheege Honth Tere” from the film Murder in 2004. It was his first biggest hit. He has sung for hundreds of films. He did playback singing for Pakistani drama serial Maaney na ye Dil (2007) and Pakistani film Halla Gulla (2015).
Sukhwinder Singh is an Internationally acclaimed Indian playback singer. Sukhwinder Singh is famous for singing “Jai Ho” from the film Slumdog Millionaire which won an Academy Award and a Grammy Award. His rendition for the Haider (2014) fetched him the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer. One of his most famous song is “Chaiyya Chaiyya”. He has done playback singing for Pakistani films Ishq Be Parwah (2008), Zindagi Kitni Haseen Hay (2016) and Mehrunisa V Lub U (2017). He has also sung for Pakistani TV serials Oas (2014) and Seeta Bagri (2016).
Saan is a playback singer and a television host. He hosted the shows Sa Re Ga Ma Pa, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs, Star Voice of India and STAR Voice of India 2. He is considered as one of the most popular voices for romantic as well as melodious songs and is one of the most versatile singers. He has sung songs for Pakistani films Tarap (2006), Love Mein Ghum (2011) and Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka (2016).
Babul Supriyo is an Indian playback singer and politician belonging to BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). He was elected as member of parliament in 2014 and currently he is a Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. He made a career as playback singer in Indian cinema in the mid-nineties and has sung for many films since then. He sang for Pakistani films Tarap (2006) and Kabhi Pyar Na Karna (2008).
Shubha Mudgal is an Indian singer of Hindustani classical music. She was one of the playback singers in Pakistani film Ramchand Pakistani (2008). She also sang a Pakistani song “Ghoom Taana” with Salman Ahmad in 2004.
Rekha Bhardwaj is an Indian singer who has done playback singing for over 40 films including Maqbool, Omkara, Delhi 6, 7 Khoon Maaf, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani and Bajrangi Bhaijan. She has sung songs for Pakistani film Bin Roye (2015) and Dobara Phir Se (2016).. She also sang title songs of Pakistani TV serials Gulzar Classics (2007), Kuch Ankahi Batein (2009), Tere Ishq Mein (2005), Saat Pardon Mein (2012), Mere Khwabon Ka Diya (2013) and Humnasheen (2013).
Harshdeep Kaur is an Indian playback singer known for her Bollywood Hindi, Punjabi and Sufi songs. “Katiya Karun” from Rockstar, “Heer” from Jab Tak Hai Jaan, “Ik Onkar” from Rang De Basanti, “Zaalima” from Raees, “Bari Barsi” from Band Baaja Baaraat, “Kabira” from Yeh Jawani Hai Deewani, “Jugni ji” from Cocktail and “Dilbaro” from Raazi are some of her popular songs. She sang a song for Pakistani films Bin Roye (2015) and Parey Hut Love (2019). She has sung title songs for Pakistani TV serials Ishq-e-Benaam (2015) and Mohabbat Subh Ka Sitara Hai (2016).
Benny Dayal is an Indian singer and winner of Filmfare & Stardust awards. Some of the most popular songs include, “Pappu can’t dance saala” from the movie Jaane Tu Ya Jaane Na, “Aadat se majboor” from the movie Ladies vs. Ricky Behl and “Kaise Mujhe Tum” from the Aamir Khan starrer movie, Ghajini. He has sung for Pakistani film Bachaana (2016).
Kanika Kapoor is a prominent Indian playback singer and winner of Filmfare award. She is notably known for her famous songs Baby Doll and Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan. In 2016, she toured Pakistan for live concert.
Ankit Tiwari is an Indian playback singer, music director, composer and actor. He has sung for over two dozens films since start of his career in 2011. Some of his famous songs are “Sun Raha Hai Na Tu” from Aashiqui 2 (2013) and “Galliyan” from Ek Villain (2014). He sang a song for Pakistani film Bin Roye (2015).
Akriti Kakar is an Indian singer. She has done playback singing for over four dozen films. Her “Saturday Saturday” from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania and “Iski Uski” from 2 States are popular songs. She has sung for Pakistani film Ishq Positive (2016).
Nakash Aziz is an Indian music composer and singer. He has assisted composer A. R. Rahman as backing vocal and vocal supervisor on films like Highway, Raanjhanaa, Rockstar and Delhi 6. He is known for playback of songs like “Jabra Fan” from Fan (2016), “Sari Ke Fall Sa” and “Gandi Baat” from the film R… Rajkumar (2013) and “Dhating Nach” from film Phata Poster Nikhla Hero (2013). He has sung for Pakistani film Mehrunisa V Lub U (2017).
Jonita Gandhi is an Indian singer. She has participated at concerts with Sonu Nigam which were located in various countries including Russia, UK, US and the Caribbean. She started her career in the Bollywood music industry with Chennai Express Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone. She continued her work in Bollywood with the movie Highway singing the tracks Kahaan Hoon Main and Implosive Silence. She has been featured in AR Rahman’s album Raunaq. Her song “The Breakup Song” from the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil topped the charts and also brought her many award nominations and wider recognition. She has sung for Pakistani films Rangreza (2017) and Punjab Nahi Jaungi (2017).
Aadesh Shrivastava was a music composer and singer. Over the course of his career, he had composed music for over 100 Hindi films. He sang a number of hit songs such as “Sona Sona”, “Shava Shava”, “Gustakhiyaan” and “Gur Nalon Ishq Mitha”. He collaborated with a number of international artists like Shakira, Akon, Julia Fordham, Wyclef Jean, Dominic Miller and T-Pain. He was one of the playback singers in Pakistani film Godfather: The Legend Continues (2007).
Kalpana Patowary is an Indian playback and folk singer from Assam. She sings in 30 languages. Some of her notable Hindi films are R… Rajkumar, Khatta Meetha, No Probkem, Billu Barber, Begum Jaan and Welcome. She has sung for Pakistani film Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka (2016).
Khushboo Jain is an Indian playback singer known for singing in Bollywood songs. She has the distinction of singing for more than 150 films and 100 music video albums. She has sung a song for Pakistani film Sawal 700 Crore Dollar Ka (2016).
Richa Sharma is an Indian film playback singer. She has sung songs for many films including Zubeidaa, Saathiya, Hera Pheri, Khakee, Baghban, Kal Ho Naa Ho, Om Shanti Om and the most popular song for Kaante (“Mahi Ve”). She has sung a song for Pakistani film Mohabbataan Sachiyaan (2007).
Armaan Malik is an Indian playback singer and actor. He started his career in 2007 and has sang songs for over four dozens films including famous films like Taare zameen par, Bhoothnath, Hate Story 3, Hate Story 4 and Kapoor & Sons. He has done playback singing for two Pakistani films Janaan (2016) and Mehrunisa V Lub U (2017).
Shadaab Faridi is an Indian playback singer. A classically trained singer, Shadab’s first commercial success came with “Sultan (Title Track)” in the 2016 film Sultan, starring Salman Khan. He has sung for Pakistani film Janaan (2016).
Nandini Srikar is an Indian singer and performer. Her popular songs include “Jo Bheji thi Duaa” from the Bollywood movie Shanghai, “Bhare Naina” from Ra.One and “Kannamma” from Rekka. In 2016, she sang for Pakistani film Hijrat . She has also done playback singing for Pakistani drama serials Sodai, Haara Dil, Jab Tak Ishq Nahi Hota, Ahsas and Kambakht Tanno.
Papon is an Indian playback singer . He has lent his voice in numerous songs of different languages including Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Tamil, Kannada, and Marathi. He is recipient of several awards including IIFA Award, Mirchi Music Award, GiMA Award and Screen Award. He has sang for Pakistani drama serial Haara Dil.
Bhoomi Trivedi is an Indian singer, known for her Bollywood song “Ram Chahe Leela” from Goliyon Ki Raasleela: Ram-Leela (2013),and “Husn Parcham” from Zero (2018) which resulted in several awards and nominations. She has sung for Pakistani film Janaan (2016).
Jasmine Sandlas is an Indian artist and performer who mainly sings Punjabi songs. In 2014, she began her Bollywood playback singing career with the song “Yaar Na Miley” for the film Kick. Upon its release, “Yaar Na Miley” went viral and topped the charts. She has sung for Pakistani film Hotal (2014), the first Hindi language film of Pakistan.
Shalmali Kholgade is an Indian playback singer, who predominantly sings for the Hindi language films. Through her singing career, she has received several awards, and has been praised for her singing style. Some of her famous songs are “Daru Desi” from Cocktail (2012), “Balam Pichkari” from Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (2013), “Lat Lag Gayee” from Race 2 (2013), “Chingam Chabake” from Gori Tere Pyaar Mein (2013), “Shanivaar Raati” and “Besharmi Ki Height” from Main Tera Hero (2014) and “Baby Ko Bass Pasand Hai” from Sultan (2016). She has sung for Pakistani film Hijrat (2016).
Jaspinder Narula is a Punjabi singer and Bollywood playback singer. Some of the famous films containing her songs are Pyar To Hona Hi Tha, Mission Kashmir, Mohabbatein, Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani and Bunty Aur Babli. She did playback singing for Pakistani film Ghar Kab Aao Gay (2000), Koi Tujh Sa Kahaan (2005) and Kabhi Pyar Na Karna (2008).
Krishna Beura is an Indian playback singer who has sung songs inseveral Indian films. Mostly known for his hit songs “Maula Mere” from the film Chak De India, “Main Jahan Rahoon” from the film Namaste London and “Rabba” from the film Musafir. He has sung songs for Pakistani film The System (2014).
Palak Muchhal is an Indian playback singer. She has rendered her voice in films such as Ek Tha Tiger (2012), Aashiqui 2 (2013), Kick (2014), Action Jackson (2014), Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015), M.S. Dhoni: The Untold Story (2016) and Kaabil (2017). She was one of the playback singers in Pakistani film The System (2014).
Javed Ali is an Indian playback singer. In 2007 Javed Ali came into limelight for his song “Ek Din Teri Raahon Mein” from the film Naqaab and thereafter he sang for various films such as Jodhaa Akbar, Delhi-6, Rockstar, Ghajini, Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani, De Dana Dan, Tum Mile, Raanjhanaa, Jab Tak Hai Jaan, Raaz 3, Ishaqzaade, Jab We Met, Bajrangi Bhaijaan, Raees etc. He has sung songs for Pakistani film The System (2014).
Anuradha Paudwal is famous Indian playback singer who works in Bollywood and has sung for hundreds of films. She is a recipient of the National Film Award and a four-time winner of the Filmfare Award. She sang a song for Pakistani film Ghar Kab Aao Gay (2000).
Kavita Krishnamurthy is an Indian film playback singer. She has recorded more than 25,000 songs in 16 languages in a career span of 30 years. She did playback singing for Pakistani film Yeh Dil Aap Ka Huwa (2002).
Sadhana Sargam is an Indian singer known for playback career in Indian cinema. She has sung 15,000 songs in 34 Indian languages. She has won all topmost awards in India. She has sung for Pakistani film Tarap (2006) and Kabhi Pyar Na Karna (2008).
Kavita Seth is an Indian singer, who is most known as a playback singer in Hindi cinema, as well as a performer of Ghazals and Sufi music. She has sung for films Wake Up Sid, Cocktail, Gangster, Raajneeti, Neerja and many others. She was playback singer in Pakistani film Pinky Memsaab (2018).
In the next part, we will show you the list of 6 Indian actors and actresses who appeared in Pakistani TV commercials. They include Kareena Kapoor, Emran Hashmi, Juhi Chawla, Shahid Kapoor and others.