A lot of TV stars are surprisingly good singers. Some have released their albums while some have proved their mettle by winning singing reality shows. Whether it is for stories, songs or even the style sense of film stars, the TV industry often looks to Bollywood for inspiration. In what seems to be the newest such trend, a large number of popular names on the small screen are now turn singers.
Let's take a look at top 10 Television Stars those are also good singers:
1. Hina Khan
Yeh Rishta Kya Kehlata's Akshara aka Hina Khan made her singing debut with Vande Mataram. The actress is often seen singing in Colors' Khatron Ke Khiladi. Hina is not a trained singer but is thinking of taking up music professionally.
2. Neha Marda
Neha Marda who came into limelight for playing the role of Gehna in the popular show ‘Balika Vadhu’ show her singing talent on ‘Jhalak Dikhlaa Jaa 8′. Not many are aware about her brilliant singing skills, she was even part of a singing reality show ‘Star Ya Rockstar’ featuring Kapil Sharma, Manasi Parekh and many more with her as contestants. She is very much interested in acting as well as dancing. Neha has also won 3 consecutive Boogie Woogie Dancing competition, when she was teenager.
3. Manasi Parekh
Sumit Sambhal Lega actress Manasi Parekh is a trained classical singer. She has won Zee TV's singing reality show Star Ya Rockstar and has also given background vocals for Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Devdas. Last year, Manasi also came up with an album Tum Bhi Na.
4. Kapil Sharma
Comedian turn actor Kapil Sharma who is currently seen in “The Kapil Sharma show” has some more hidden talent. Kapil is not only a comedian but also a singer, and he can give some tough competition to many of our auto-tuned playback singers. Kapil is fond of singing and this is also why we often hear him sing on his show ‘The Kapil Sharma Show’. He was a wild card contestant on Zee TV’s reality show ‘Star Ya Rockstar’ in 2011.
5. Devoleena Bhattacharjee
Saath Nibhaana Saathiya actress Devoleena Bhattacharjee aka Gopi Bahu launched her first single Hey Gopal Krishna Karu Aarti Teri this Janmashtami. The beautiful actress stunned everyone with her equally beautiful voice.
6. Suyyash Rai
TV actor Suyyash Rai make his debut as a singer with a single titled Khushnuma. The video of song Khushnuma featured Suyyash Rai and his wife Kishwer Merchant. The song is indeed beautifully shot and Suyyash’s voice is heart rendering. The surprise element of the song is to find Kishwer lend her voice to the number.
7. Namit Das
Sumit Sambhal Lega's Sumit aka Namit Das is a trained classical singer. He belongs to a family of musicians and singers, his father is a known ghazal singer Chandan Dass. Namit will leave you speechless with his composition Pi Bin Aayi.
8. Chhavi Mittal
Chhavi Mittal, who is best known for her role as Disha in “Tumhari Disha” started her career as a singer at the age of 7. She used to sing in Doordarshan’s show. Later, she shifted to modelling and anchoring. After that, she started her acting career with Zee TV’s show ‘Tumhari Disha’. She has also worked in many popular serials like ‘Teen Bahuraaniyaan’, ‘Bandini’, ‘Naaginn’, ‘Ek Chhutki Asmaan’ and many more.
9. Sumeet Raghavan
Sarabhai vs Sarabhai's Sahil aka Sumeet Raghavan stunned us with his mesmerising voice in Zee TV's Star Ya Rockstar. He is a trained classical singer and before Star Ya Rockstar he had participated in a Marathi celebrity singing reality show Say Shava Shava and was one of the finalists.
10. Ragini Khanna
Ragini Khanna started her acting career with Imagine TV’s daily soap ‘Radhaa Ki Betiyaan Kuch Kar Dikhayengi’. Ragini has trained in classical music, Ghazals and loves old Hindi film songs. Music is in Ragini’s blood, what with her late maternal grandmother Nirmala Devi being a renowned Thumri singer. She also participated in singing reality show for TV celebrities – ‘Star Ya Rockstar’.