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Shonar Bangla – West Bengal Is Always a Bunch Of Singing or Musical Talent

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West Bengal is blessed to have plenty of the singing talent which is ever-lasting

As per the headlines suggest Shonar Bangla means the state West Bengali is always the source of the singing talent means more than the bunch of the singers now the Hindi film industry is blessed with mostly from the West Bengal.

Alongside from the delicious fish curry or mishthi doi, there are so many aspects we Bengali are having or you can say the West Bengal is blessed with.

On the aspects of art, culture, and literature West Bengal always comes ahead in fact identification of the West Bengal is done on the basis of this above-mentioned stuff.

While throwing light on the singing talent we can literally amazed to see the most of the playback singers the Bollywood sanctified with either they are born Bengali or they are coming from the West Bengal.

So it will be ideal to say that the talented artists or singers we are having now in India they are from West Bengal, needless to say, their voices are always melodious and glorious. Now let’s take a look at this interesting synthesis analyzed by me.


No wonder why the golden era of the Bollywood dominated Kishore Kumar, coming to the period of the 90s which was totally in the hands of Kumar Sanu. Now the contemporary times of the Bollywood are obviously ruling by Arijit Singh.

The one thing common in this trio is they all are from the West Bengal. The compilation given below is also testimonies the above amalgamation.

Here in this article, we will discuss some of the incredible great singers of the Bollywood whose music has brought us many good and all of them having a connection with West Bengal.

Shonar Bangla – West Bengal Is Always a Bunch Of Singing or Musical Talent

1). S D Burman

The legendary musician Sachin Dev Burman, consider as the greatest Indian music composer of all times. He has made tracks for more than 150 flicks and he is also regarded as mentors of some incredible singers including, Lata Mangeshkar, Manna Dey, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar, and he was very much active in the Bangla music industry, West Bengal is the native place of Burman.

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2). R D Burman

Born as Rahul Dev Burman, regarded as the Pancham da was a show stealer of his times. With some of the iconic music, he scored for the numbers of Hindi movies still consider as everlasting or timeless.

One of the finest music composers of the Bollywood is being famous for introduced modern, soothing and foot-tapping music in the Bollywood.

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3). Manna Dey

Prabodh Chandra Dey known as his stage name Manna Dey is considered as one of the implausible singers of the world. Post his song “Upar Gagan Bishal” composed by S D Burman he saw success and went on to record more than 4,000 songs till 2013.

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4). Shreya Ghoshal

One of the most sorted singers Shreya Ghoshal has bagged many awards, including, 4 times she won the National Film Awards, five Filmfare awards, and seven Filmfare awards. She actually represents the singing hood literally and she is from the West Bengal.

5). Kumar Sanu

The popular singer Kumar Sanu is also coming from a middle-class family of the West Bengal. His popularity was something in the 90s time is known as the Sanu’s era, no wonder why he ruled the 90s era.

6). Alka Yagnik

Alka is also an amazing singer of her times holds the record of winning more than a couple of Filmfare Awards. Being there in nominations for 35 times itself is a record.

However, she is not Bengali but she belongs from the West Bengal.

7). Shaan

Born as Shantonu Mukharji, is known as Shaan his stage name Shaan also an amazing singer of his time.

He is having some accolades like “Magician of Melody”, “Voice of Youth” as which suits his personality.

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8). Bappi Lahiri

The golden man, Bappi Lahiri is also a famous composer of the Bollywood and he make India aware of the disco music, in fact from the 80s and 90s were referred to as the Bappi Lahiri era.

9). Arijit Singh

The participant of the Fame Gurukul is now the biggest singing star of the nation. Though he is Punjabi he hails from the West Bengal.

10). Sapna Mukherjee

Sapna Mukherjee, is also one of the good singers of the Bollywood, and she has sung, a number of beautiful songs, for the Hindi language movies, indeed.

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11). Monali Thakur

Monali Thakur is also one of the most shining singers of the Bollywood, and she is true, an amazing just.

12). Hemant Kumar (Hemanta Mukherjee)       

Born as Hemant Mukherjee, commonly known as Hemant Kumar, consider as a classic singer of the Hindi cinema. Some of the soothing track he sang for the Hindi movies which are still popular.


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13). Preetam

Preetam is the popular musician of contemporary times. He is having some of the super hit movies on as kitty as a musician, including, Ready, Dhoom and so on. He is from Kolkata, West Bengal.

14). Kishore Kumar

Last but not least, Kishore Kumar, one of the most classic and the legendary Indian singer.

Born as Abhas Kumar Ganguly, properly known as Kishore Kumar was a famous singer of the golden era because of the miraculous voice quality he was blessed with.

One of the most versatile singers of the golden era crooned songs of the genre which were the massive hit, it is quite interesting to see his songs are still remarkable and noted.

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