Top Indian Ghazal Singers List

Here i am going to create a list of Top Indian Ghazal Singers . Please Vote and Comment your reviews. A ghazal singer may refer to any kind of singer who is involved in the singing of poetic couplets that have spriritual and rhythmical undertones. Ghazal singers sing songs that are inspired by the themes of love, pain and separation. Ghazal singers one of the most sought after in the music industry of the 21st century. Ghazal singer is become a popular genre in the music industry. The more information about top ghazal singers 2019-20 and all time famous ghazal singer is described in this list

Top Indian Ghazal Singers List

1. Shishir Parkhie

Shishir Parkhie

Shishir Parkhie is an Indian playback, Ghazal, Bhajan singer and music composer.He was born on 7th November 1967 at Nagpur in Maharashta state India. Shishir has been nominated twice in the best Ghazal album category for the prestigious Global Indian Music Academy Awards for his self composed solo ghazal albums Roomaniyat in 2012.

Shishir Parkhie: Indian Ghazal & Bhajan Singer

2. Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal

Shreya Ghoshal is an Indian playback singer, born 12, March 1984 in Murshidabad, West Bengal India. She has received 4 National Film Awards, 4 Kerala State Film Awards, 2 Tamil Nadu State Film Awards, 7 Filmfare Awards including 6 for the Best Female Playback Singer and 10 Filmfare Awards South. Humnasheen ghazals by Sheya Ghoshal id the 1st ghazal album.

Shreya Ghoshal: Indian Female Singer

3. Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh

Jaswinder Singh is a new age ghazal singer from India. He is the son and students of Kuldip Singh, composer of ghazals such as \”Tumko Dekha to ye Khayal aaya\” from the movie Saath Saath. Jaswinder Singh has played International concerts in USA, Canada, Uk, Australia, Malaysia, Singapore, Dubai and Muscat. He has performed over 300 live concerts.

Jaswinder Singh: Indian Ghazal Singer

4. Pooja Gaitonde

Pooja Gaitonde

Pooja Gaitonde is an Indian Ghazal singer with a strong foothold in traditional knowledge of Raagdari. Pooja ghazal compositions leave an indelible impression because of the energy that emanates from her consistent search for true and living expressions.

Pooja Gaitonde:

5. Penaz Masani

Penaz Masani

Penaz Masani is an Indian Ghazal singer,born in Navsari Gujarat, India. She has started singing in 1981 and has made over 20 alums. Penaz has won a numbers of awards in her career, including the tile of \”Shehzadi Tarunnam\” by the state government of Uttar Pradesh 1996 and 11th \”Kalakar Award\” for Outstanding Contribution to Music in 2002.

Penaz Masani: Indian Female Ghazal Singer

6. Chitra Singh

Chitra Singh

Chitra Singh is an India ghazal singer, born on 11th April 1945. She with her usband Jagjit Singh pulled the ghazal genre out of the drawing room of the elite and brought it to the masses. Respectfully know as the king and queen of the Ghazal world, the husband and wife duo created some of the most successful Indian music of the 1970s and 1980s .

Chitra Singh: Indian Female Ghazal Singer

7. Talat Mohmood

Talat Mohmood

Talat Mahmood was an Indian playback singer who is considered as one of the greatest male Indian non classical ans semi classical singers. He was born on 24th February 1924 Lucknow, India. Talat received Padma Bhushan in 1992, in recognition of his artistic contributions in the spheres of cinematic and ghazal music. Talat Mahood was the real founder of modern semi-classical and non-classical ghazal, and during the 1950s and 60s he helped a great deal in shaping the style and method of modern ghazal singing.

Talat Mohmood:

8. Jaspreet Jazim Sharma

Jaspreet Jazim Sharma

Jaspreet Jazim Sharma is an Indian ghazal singer. he was born 14th September 1990 in Bathinda,Punjab, India. jaspreet Jaszim is a gold medallist at the national level in Thumri and Ghazal. He has been inspired by the ghazal singer Ghulam Ali khan. Jaspreet Jazim also worked as a teacher/trainer in several youth festivals of Punjab in folk orchestra, semi-classical music, ghazals, playing the background score etc.

Jaspreet Jazim Sharma: Indian Ghazal Singer

9. Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi

Mohammed Rafi was an Indian Playback singer. He was born on 24th December 1924 Kotla Sultan Singh, Punjab British India (present day Punjab, India). Rafi is considered as one of the greatest and most influential singers of the Indian subcontinent. He was notable for his voice, versatility and range, his songs were varied from fast peppy number to partrotic songs sad numbers to highly romantic songs, qawwalis to ghazals and bhajans to classical songs. Mohammed Rafi received 6 Filmfare Awards and 1 National Film Award. He was honoured with the Padma Shri award by the Government of India in 1967. Rafi was voted for the greatest voice in Hindi Cinema in the CNN-IBN`s poll in 2013.

Mohammed Rafi: Indian Greatest Singer

10. Begum Akhtar

Begum Akhtar

Akhtari Bai Faizabadi is know as Begum Akhtar (Mustri Bai) was an Indian actress and singer. She was born on 7th October 1914 Faizabad United Provinces British India (present day Uttar Pradesh India). Begum Akhtar is regarded as one of the greatest singer of ghazal dadra and thumri genres of Hindustani classical music.

Begum Akhtar:

11. Lily Chakraborty

Lily  Chakraborty

Lily Chakraborty is an Indian Ghazal singer, Bengali poet and composer. She was born on 15th January 1972, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. Lily Chakraborty works include the short story Galpo Gucco and the poetry anthologies Akakitto and Chandey Kabo album.

Lily Chakraborty: Indian Female Ghazal Singer

12. Adithya Srinivasan

Adithya Srinivasan

Adithya Srinivasan is an Indian singer and songwriter, born on 19th June 1992. Adithya is best know for his award wining ghazals and international singles in classical, pop and world music genres. Adithya`s tribute to six ghazals originally rendered by Mehdi Hassan, Jagit Singh, Hariharan, Ghulam Ali and Pankaj Udhas won him the singer of the Year Silver Award from Swar systems switzerland.

Adithya Srinivasan: Indian Singer and Songwriter

13. Talat Aziz

Talat Aziz

Talat Aziz is a famous Indian ghazal singer and playback singer. He was born on 11th November 1956 in Hyberabad, Telangana, India. Talat Aziz took his initial training in music from Kirana Gharana. Talat Aziz was trained primarily by ustad Samad Khan and later by Ustad Faiyyaz Ahmed Khan.

Talat Aziz: Ghazal Singer from Hyderabad India.

14. Anup Jalota

Anup Jalota

Anup Jalota is an Indian singer and musician, born on 29th July 1953 in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India. He is best know for his performance in the Hindu devotional music, bhajan and ghazal. He is popularly know as the Bhajan Samraat. Padma shri for 2012 has been conferred upon him in the field of Art- Indian Classical Music-Vocal by Government of India. He was a contestant on the reality show Bigg Boss12.

Anup Jalota: Indian Singer and Musician

15. Pankaj Udhas

Pankaj Udhas

Pankaj Udhas is an Indian ghazal singer was born on 17th May 1951 in Jetpur, Gujarat, India. He shot to fame after his song \”Chiththi Aayi Hai\” become an instant success in 1986. The song was from the movie \’Naam\’. Pankaj Udhas started his career with a release of a ghazal album titled \”Aahat\” in 1980.

Pankaj Udhas: Indian Ghazal Singer

16. Hariharan


Hariharan is an Indian playback and ghazal singer. Hariharan songs have been featured mainly in Tamil and Hindi. He was born on 3rd April 1955 in Trivandrum, Travancore Cochin, India. Hariharan is an established ghazal singer and one of the pioneers of Indian fusion music. In his early career, he cut several successful ghazal albums, writing most of the scores himself. Hariharan`s 1st ghazal albums was Aabshar-e-Ghazal with Asha Bhosle, which went gold in sales.

Hariharan: Indian Ghazal Singer

17. Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh

Jagjit Singh, was born Jagmohan Singh Dhiman on 8th February 1941 at Sri Ganganagar, Bikaner, Rajasthan, popularly known as \”King of Ghazals\” was an Indian ghazal singer, composer and musician. He sang in numerous languages and is credited for the revival and popularity of ghazal an Indian classical art from choosing poetry. Jagjit Singh was awarded the Padma Bhushan by the Government of India in 2003 and in Feb. 2014. The government released a set of two postal stamps in his honour. .

Jagjit Singh: Famous iconic Indian Ghazal Singer or Ghazal King

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