Check out the YouTubers who became singers in Bollywood
Born in Daman, India, Shirley is a graduate student from the University of Auckland. She discovered her passion for music over YouTube on a whim, when she took part in a contest conducted by T-Series. Her first track Disco Disco is from the action-romance film – A Gentleman starring Sidharth Malhotra and Jacqueline Fernandez.
Jonita is an Indo-Canadian singer born in New Delhi, India. She started posting videos in collaboration with Aakash Gandhi when she was 17 and they went viral on the internet. She has big hits on YouTube for covers of songs Pani Da Rang,Someone Like You, and many others. Gandhi stepped into the world of playback singing with the movie Chennai Express starring Shah Rukh Khan and Deepika Padukone.She continued her work in Bollywood with movies like Highway, Dishoom, Dangal, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil.
Tushar Joshi, born in Jabalpur is an Indian Singer who is known as the voice behind Ranbir Kapoor’s character in Jagga Jasoos. After his breakthrough in Jagga Jasoos, his next track was Phurrr from the movie Jab Harry Met Sejal with artists like Pritam, Mohit Chauhan, and the American DJ Diplo.
Sanah is an Indian singer and songwriter. She got her first break in Bollywood while still pursuing engineering in 2011. She has rendered her voice in Bollywood films like Always Kabhi Kabhi, Gori Teri Pyaar Mein, Mohenjodaro and Meri Pyaari Bindu.
Natalie Di Luccio is an Italian-Canadian classical-crossover singer from Toronto, Canada. Her career began in 2010 when she released music video ‘Tu Jaane Na‘ from the movie Ajab Prem ki Gazab Kahani.This went viral and caught the attention of Grammy and Oscar Award-winning composer A. R. Rahman. She started her professional career in Bollywood with renowned playback singer Sonu Nigam and has been a singer for various feature film soundtracks like Band Baaja Baraat, Ladies vs Ricky Bahl, English Vinglish, Chennai Express.
Sanam is an Indian pop rock band based in Mumbai consisting of Sanam Puri (Lead Vocals & Lead Guitar), Venkat Subramaniyam (Bass Guitar ) and Keshav Dhanraj (Drums).
Their YouTube rise for the band was an accident. He had recorded some videos to be pitched to a few agents for live concerts globally and he put them on YouTube, too.It gained popularity in a few months.By 2014, they had rebranded the band to Sanam.His first break was with the song Dhatt Teri Ki from Gori Teri Pyaar Mein followed by Hasee to Phasee, Hamshakals, Gabbar is Back.
Amika Shail is an Indian Singer, Actress from Mumbai. Amika gets famous and well Known for cover “Chittiyaan Kalaiyaan” which got almost 3 Million views on YouTube.After her graduation, she shifted to Mumbai To establish her career in Bollywood. Her first break in Bollywood was Ittefaqan from the movie Wedding Anniversary.
Arjun Kanungo is an Indian singer, composer, and producer. He is best known for his debut single Baaki Baatein Peene Baad and for his work in Go Goa Gone.