7. Aasha Bhosle:
One of the versatile singers of Indian cinema, Aasha Bhosle, is the younger sibling of Lata Mangeshkar. This talented singer can sing a ghazal and a peppy cabaret number with amazing levels of energy and style. She can add life to any kind of songs. She made her playback debut with a movie named “Chunariya” and the title of the song was “Saawan Aaya”. Later she lent her amazing voice in thousands of songs in Indian films. Aasha Ji still sings the way she used to during her prime.
She has worked with late Narayan Gopal, Danny Denzongpa in Nepal. Her famous Nepali song includes “Mohani lagla hai”, “aage aage topai ko gola”, “Maya ta Maya ho”, “pahada ko maathi maathi ghumdai”, “batasaile Udai lagyo Maya mero”, ”guras phulyo Banai bhari” and much more.
8. Danny Denzongpa
Danny Denzongpa was born on 25 February 1948 in Kathmandu, Nepal. His real name is Tshering Phintso Denzongpa. Even though he was born in Nepal his residence is in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India. By nationality, he is an Indian. He is married to Gawa Denzongpa. He changed his name to Danny on the recommendation of Jaya Bachchan. He has two children named Rinzing Denzongpa and Pema Denzongpa. He is an Indian Actor, film director, and singer. He is best known as an actor for his villainous roles like he did in Dhund, 36 Ghante, Bandish, Jeeo Aur Jeene Do, etc. He has also done some positive roles in Fakira, Chor Machaye Shor, Devata, Kalicharan, etc.He is active in his working field since 1963 to present. He is also a painter, writer, and sculptor.
Beside Indian films, he has also appeared in a number of Nepali, Tamil, Bengali and Telugu films. According to report, he has worked in over 190 Hindi films. Name of the nepali movie he worked in was Saino with Bhuwan KC, Tripti Nadkar, Muralidhar. The director of this movie was Ugen Chopel. Saino is a hit movie which was released in 1987. Child actor in this movie was Raksha. He also sang the famous Nepali songs Aage Aage Topaiko Gola, Rato Rani Fulejhai Saanjhai Ma, etc.
9. Lata Mangeshkar:
Lata Mangeshkar is an iconic name in Indian cinema. She is best known and most respected playback singer in India. Her father Deenanath Mangeshkar was also a classical singer and theatre actor. Being born in musical background family she started singing since she was 5. One of her best song “Pyaar Kiya to Darna kya” from the movie “Mughal-E-Azam” is still famous. She recorded thousand of a song for Indian cinema and has sung songs in over thirty-six regional Indian languages and foreign languages.
She has deep love with Nepal and Nepalese. So she also gave her effort of singing in Nepali cinema also. Lata entertained the Nepalese by giving her voice to the Nepali songs too. She gave her voice in the song “timilai subhakamana” which was written by King Mahendra from the movie named “Maitighar”. Other songs comprises of “bachunjelilai” along with Ram Krishna Dhakal(most renowned Nepali singer).
10. Preeti Jhangiani
Preeti Jhangiani was born in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India in a Sindhi Family. Her father’s name was Gobind Jhangiani and mother’s name was Menka Jhangiani. Her occupation is Modeling and Actress. She is an Indian actress and also a Top model. She was married to Pravin Dabbas in 2008. She first appeared on an album Yeh Hai Prem in Rajshri Productions. She appeared in Nirma Sandal soap ads and also in other various ads. Her first film was in Malayalam she then acted in 2 Telugu Blockbusters “Thammadu” opposite to Pawan Kalyan and “Narsimhanaidu” opposite to Balakrishna. She worked in Mohabbatein in 2000 in Bollywood. This movie was a blockbuster and she was even praised for her character in this movie. This success opened door for various other movies but then she got ill and took a lot of time to recover so she lost all offered movies. Her next comeback movie was a hit movie was Awara Paagal Deewana. She has acted in more than 20 films.
Beside Bollywood movies she also worked in Punjabi movies, Bengali movies, Kannada movies, Telugu movies, Urdu movies, etc. .She worked in Nepali movie named Hamro Milan Kahile Huncha with Manisha Koirala. She was very happy to work in Nepali movies. This movie was a super hit.
11. Deepak Tijori
Deepak Tijori is one of famous actor in Bollywood Industry. Mohabbat Aur Jung, Dulha Hum Lee Jayenge, Yeh Kaise Mohabbat, Pyaar Deewana Hota Hai, Raja Natawarlal, Najayaaz are some of his movies he worked in Bollywood Film Industry. He has also worked as a director in some of the Hindi movies. Movies he directed are Do Labjo Ki Kahani, Dom Dick And Hary, etc.He has also worked in Nepali Movie. Name of Nepali movie he worked in is Jeevan Daan. In this movie he worked as Rahul. He was happy to work in Nepali movies.
12. Manisha Koirala
Manisha Koirala was born on 16 August 1970. Her father’s name is Prakash Koirala and her mother’s name is Sushma Koirala. She also has a brother whose name is Siddharth Koirala. Her brother is also an actor. She was married to Samrat Dahal on 19 June 2010.To pursue her acting career she moved to Mumbai for film roles. In 2004 she moved to New York city’s New York University for a Diploma in Filmmaking. The first Nepali Movie she acted in was Pheri Bhetaula which was released in early 1989. Her first Hindi movie was Subhash Ghai’s Saudhagar in 1991.She was noticed by Bollywood after the release of 1942: A Love Story. Some of her selected popular movies are Akele Hum Akele Tum which was released in 1994, Bombay which was released in 1995, Khamosi: The Musical which was released in 1996.
After her success in Bollywood Industry, she again came to Nepali movie Industry and worked in some films. Her some of the nepali movies are Dharma which was released in 2011. Her co-actors were Rajesh Hamal, Nikhil Upreti, etc. Manisha Koirala was leading actress in this movie. She was one of the highest paid actresses in the 1990’s.
13. Kavita Krishnamurthy:
Kavita Krishnamurthy is a well known Indian film playback singer who lent her voice to many Indian actresses in Hindi films. Born in New Delhi she took her training from her aunt. At the early age of nine, she got an opportunity to record a Tagore song in Bengali with the legendary Lata Mangeshkar under the auspices of the music composer Hemant Kumar. And she got the opportunity to sing as a playback singer at the age of fourteen. Later she impressed the very known music director Laxmikant Pyarelal in Indian classical music. She arose high under the surveillance of Laxmikant in the Hindi film industry. She lends her voice to various actresses in the Hindi film songs.
Beside Indian cinema, she left her great contribution to the nepali cinema too with her voice. Her Nepali songs include “Jani najani timile”, “Chori deu chori deu”, ”bhana yo k ho- yo Maya ho”, ‘chitthi aayena chitthi aayena’ and much more.
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