Trailblazers: Bollywood’s Finest Female Voices

They pursued their passions despite the odds, and sang their way into our hearts. Here's looking at some of Bollywood's biggest singing sensations this Women's Day.

Trailblazers: Bollywood’s Finest Female Voices

Neha Kakkar

Female playback singers in Bollywood

Her voice has a charm that makes you fall in love with her naturally. From the time she started out as a contestant on Indian Idol Season 2 to being on the jury of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs, the voice behind the superhit song Kaala Chashma, has come a long way and is among the most noted of playback singers in Bollywood today.

Kanika Kapoor

Female playback singers in Bollywood

Although she had always wanted to make her career in music, her early marriage at the age of 18 came in the way of her dreams. A troubled marriage later, she rose like a phoenix, much powerful and career-oriented than ever. As they rightly say, a woman is much more powerful without a man.

Sunidhi Chauhan

Female playback singers in Bollywood

Sunidhi started her career in music at a very young age. She was so focused and clear about her career goals that she quit studying to pursue her passion. Despite a troubled personal life, Sunidhi continued to sing and has been inspiring young women across the country for years now. Here’s saluting your never say die attitude, girl.

Neeti Mohan

Female playback singers in Bollywood

Her sweet yet powerful voice has the ability to energise you. Neeti started her career as an Indian pop singer after winning a music show. She won a million hearts with her voice in ‘Jiya Jiya Re Jiya’. She kept continuing the magic and today, is the judge of a music reality show for adults ‘The Voice’. Neeti Mohan may have started late but is one of the top Bollywood singers.

Sona Mohapatra

Female playback singers in Bollywood

A multi-talented Indian singer, music composer and lyricist,  she juggled her passion for music while working as a brand manager. Although she came from a small town in Orissa, she managed to make it large. Today, she performs in concerts across the world and has created an imprint with her unique voice and versatile style.

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