Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Singers
Top 10 Highest Paid Bollywood Singers
Bollywood songs have always been a part of the life of people in India. There is a song for every mood and every occasion. When songs like Channa Mereya have the capability to make you go into that mesmerizing zone and let you delve into the sweet melody, and on the other hand, songs like "Nashe si chadh gyi" make you move your shoulder twice and hit the dance floor! You know it is the magic of these talented singers that has befallen upon you. The Bollywood has been blessed with a number of talented singers who have not only been praised by their fans but they also do make good money.
Let us check out the list of top 10 highest paid Bollywood singers.
All the 90's kids literally grew up listening to Shaan's songs. His mesmerizing voice really appeals all the romantic song lovers. Shaan has also sung some of the greatest party songs which we all still love to listen.
Some of his best songs are - Suno na from the movie Chalte Chalte, Chand Sifarish from fanna, and Jab se tere naina from Saawariya.
Shaan charges approximately 3 - 4 lakhs for one song.
9. Neha Kakkar:
This young talent has proved her mettle by giving this industry some of the best party songs to dance on. Neha Kakkar started off her singing career when she participated in one of the most popular Indian singing reality show, Indian Idol in 2006.
Some of her best songs are - Blue hai Paani Paani from Yaariyan and Manali Trance from Shaukeens.
Neha Kakkar charges approximately 3.5 - 4 lakhs for one song.
Krishna Kumar Kunnath, also known as KK in the industry has been one of the most consistent playback singers of Bollywood. KK is currently 49 years old and is mostly known for his songs on indie-pop and rock genre.
Some of his best songs are - Aashayein from the movie Iqbal, Tu hi meri shab hai from the movie Gangster, and Ajab Si from the movie Om Shanti Om.
KK charges 5 lakhs per song.
7. Ankit Tiwari:
Ankit Tiwari is very renowned playback singer turned music director of Bollywood. His career got a major break in the year 2011 when he released his song - Sun Raha Hai na Tu from the movie Aashiqui 2. He has also got Filmfare award nomination for this song.
Some of his best songs are - Mat Ja Re from the movie Tanu Weds Manu Returns and Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi from the movie Airlift.
Ankit charges somewhere between 5-6 lakhs per song.
6. Mohit Chauhan:
Another biggie of the industry, Mohit Chauhan has sung a number of melodious songs in his voice. His career took a major turn when he sang Tum Se Hi from the movie Jab we Met.
Some of his best songs are - Masakali from the movie Delhi 6, Tum Se Hi from the movie Jab we Met.
Chauhan charges 8 lakh rupees per song.
5. Sunidhi Chauhan:
Yet another talented Chauhan in the list, Sunidhi is one of the most versatile singers that the Bollywood industry has gotten. She started her career in the year 1999. Unill present, she is one of the best singers of the country.
Sunidhi demands 9 lakhs per song.
4. Sonu Nigam:
From being the voice behind some of the best songs till date to judging singing reality shows, this man has done everything right. Besides being a singer, he is also a music composer and a recordist.
Some of his best songs are - Abhi Mujhme Kahin from Agneepath, Sandese Aate Hain from the movie Border.
Sonu charges 10 lakhs per song.
3. Mika Singh:
Singh is popularly known for singing Hindi cum Punjabi songs of Bollywood. Singh is also one of the most favorite singers of youth these days.
Some of his best songs are - Jumme ki Raat from the movie Kick, Subah Hone na De from Desi Boyz.
Mika charges somewhere between 12-13 lakhs per song.
2. Arijit Singh:
Personally, my favorite of all, Arijit Singh is known for his soulful singing. Apart from doing playback singing, he also does concerts throughout the country.
Some of his best songs are - Channa Mereya from the movie Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Agar Tum Saath Ho from Tamasha, Tum hi Ho from Aashiqui 2.
Arijit Singh charges 13 lakh rupees per song.
1. Shreya Ghoshal:
Finally, the most paid Bollywood playback singer is Shreya Ghoshal. Ghoshal has earned a number of national awards for her singing. She truly deserves to be on spot 1.
Some of her best songs are - Samjhawan from Humpty Sharma ki Dhulaniya, Kaise Mujhe from Ghajini.
Ghoshal charges 15 lakh rupees per song.