Most of the people make their entry to the glamorous world of Bollywood as actors. In the initial years, they struggle a lot to make their identity. Also, there are some singers who have jumped into the acting field and left everyone in a complete surprise. It is their multi-talented personality that allows them to pursue their career as an actor along with working as a singer.
Here we are mentioning the famous singers who have impressed everyone by working as successful actors in the Indian film industry. The right amount of balance between their singing and acting is the reason behind their success in both the departments. All the famous singer movies and the names of popular singers turned actors are given below:
We know how talented the musician Himesh Reshammiya is. He has not only composed excellent songs in his music career but has also given his voice to many tracks. Apart from acting in his music videos, the singer has also appeared in a number of Hindi movies.
Himesh started his acting career with the movie, Aap Kaa Surroor. He was nominated for best male debut award for his excellent act in the film. After that, he was seen in movies namely, Karzzz, Radio, Kajrarre, Damadamm, A * is killed, Khiladi 786, A New Love Ishtory, The Xpose, Tera Surroor, etc. Not only he just acted in his films but also contributed as a singer and music composer. Only a person with a passion for films can take this step amidst his well-established career.
Farhan Akhtar, the son of a famous writer, Javed Akhtar is another multi-talented personality of Indian film industry. He started his career as a film director and musician. He has sung numerous songs in his singing career. Farhan developed himself as an actor and made his acting debut with the movie, Rock On in the year 2007.
Not only did he sang songs in the movie but also gave a splendid performance as an actor. The other movies in which he shared the screen space with other actors are Rock On 2, Zindagi Na Milegi Dobara, Bombay Talkies, Luck By Chance, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag, Lucknow Central, and many more. He received an award for the best actor in the movie, Bhaag Milkha Bhaag.
Diljit Dosanjh is a popular Punjabi singer and has attained a huge success in his career. He is also active in the Punjabi movie industry and has done an extraordinary job in the movies. With the passage of time, he took long steps and made his presence felt in the Hindi cinema as well. A lot of famous actors expressed their desire to work with Diljit Dosanjh in the Hindi movies.
After some time, he got an opportunity to star in the Hindi film, Udta Punjab. The presence of Diljit Dosanjh gave this film an advantage and it collected well in the East Punjab region. Also, he was nominated for the award of the best actor and won it easily. It is the charm of Diljit Dosanjh which helped him in gaining the attention of the audience. Later, he was seen in the films namely Welcome to New York, and his performance in the film was appreciated by everyone.
Ayushmann Khurrana needs no introduction in today’s time. He has given his voice to many songs and has also written many popular tracks. Ayushmann is known as a multi-talented personality and has released many successful music videos. The people appreciated his work as an actor in the video songs and he decided to start acting in the films.
His debut movie as an actor was Vicky Donor. Ayushmann left everyone in a surprising state with his spellbound performance in the film. Also, he got best male debut award for his acting in the movie, Vicky Donor. Later, he got many other opportunities but the prominent films of the actor were Dum Laga Ke Haisha, Bareilly Ki Barfi, Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, etc. Ayushmann has mainly appeared in romantic, comedy and drama films.
Yo Yo Honey Singh
Yo Yo Honey Singh is one of the popular singers of Punjabi and Hindi music industry. He made his name through his songs and excellent music. Honey Singh started his career as a rapper and a music director in the Punjabi movies. Due to his growing popularity and demand, he later moved to the Hindi music industry as well and delivered many hit songs.
Also, he dived into the film world and got starred in the Punjabi movie, Mirzya. Although he was not seen as the main lead in the film, he impressed everyone with his acting as a supporting actor. Yo Yo Honey Singh also got the opportunity to work in the Hindi film with Himesh Reshammiya and this film earned positive reviews from the audience.
These were the top 5 singers who have starred in the movies apart from working as singers in the music industry. The singers movies list of these artists shows how talented they are and also reflects their contribution to the Bollywood.