The Bhojpuri film industry has attained great heights of popularity in India, with artists and singers receiving as much recognition as those of the Hindi film industry. Many Bhojpuri singers are revered for their melodious voice and excellent talent, winning them great fan following all over the country.
Listed below are the top 10 best Bhojpuri singers ever:
11. Sharda Sinha
One of the best Bhojpuri singers of all time is Sharda Sinha, who is basically a folk singer from Bihar. This great singer has been honored with a Padma Shri for her glorious contribution to folk music. Some of her favorite songs are “Sasuji se Lutri”, “Apna Sajaniya ke” and “Dulhin dhire dhire chalio”. She has also sung for hit Bollywood movies like “Maine Pyar Kiya” and “Hum Aapke Hain Kaun”.
10. Chanchal Chance
A highly acclaimed Bhojpuri singer is Chanchal Chance, who takes credit for singing super hit song like “Kamar Ba 28 inch”. Her music album “Mukhiya Ji Buldojar” topped the charts in 2012 and become a huge hit all over the country.
9. Shreya Ghoshal
The next name in the list of top 10 best Bhojpuri singers ever is that of the melodious and charming Bollywood singer, Shreya Ghoshal, who has given some leading Bhojpuri hits like “Suna Sajanava Ho” and “Kaahe Nahin Kehlu Pahile”.
8. Kalpana Patowary
Featuring next on the list of top 10 best Bhojpuri singers ever is Kalpana Potwary, a versatile singer who has sung a large number of movie songs, besides traditional folk songs. She has also voiced over for a hit Hindi song called “Gandi baat”, which featured in the latest Hindi movie called “R Rajkumar”.
7. Khesari Lal Yadav
Khesari Lal Yadav is another great Bhojpuri singer, who has scaled great heights of popularity as a singer as well an actor. He has given a large number of successful musical albums to the Bhojpuri industry till date.
6. Udit Narayan
Another singer who has conquered the Bhojpuri film industry besides conquering Bollywood is the Nepali singer Udit Narayan. This award winning singer has an excellent voice quality and is very versatile in his singing styles.
5. Pawan Singh
The next name on the list of most popular Bhojpuri singers ever is that of Pawan Singh, whose song “Lollipo Laagelu” became a chart buster in 2008. He has also delivered numerous hit albums including “Odhaniya Wali” and “ Kaanch Kasaili”.
4. Bharat Sharma Vyas
Bharat Sharma Vyas is a famous Bhojpuri artist, who has been honored with the title of Bhojpuri Lok Geet Samrat, with his works receiving both critical and commercial acclaim. He has had a successful career of nealy five decades, making him a veteran in the field.
3. Indu Sonali
The most successful female singer in the Bhojpuri film industry ever is none other than Indu Sonali, who has rendered her silken voice in more than 300 movies and also brought out nearly 50 hit music albums. She can sing in a variety of genres, including classical, jazz and folk music.
2. Dinesh Lal Yadav “Nirhuaa”
Featuring next on the list of best Bhojpuri singers ever is the popular singer turned actor, Dinesh Lal Yadav “Nirhuaa”. This popular star hails from Ghazipur, Uttar Pradesh and started his career as a singer, later becoming a hot actor in the industry.
1. Manoj Tiwari
Whenever we talk about the best Bhojpuri singers of all time, the star called Manoj Tiwari is the undisputed leader in the list. Besides his exceptional voice and singing talent, Manoj is equally successful as an actor, music director and television personality, participating in the popular reality show “Big Boss” and also hosting some music shows. Manoj has recently started his stint in politics too.
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Some other well known Bhojpuri singers are Gopal Ray, Guddu Rangeela, Diwakar Dwivedi, Madan Rai, Radhe Shyam Rasia, Sharda Sinha, Geeta Rani, Anjali Jain, Paro Rani and Tarabano Faizabadi.