From youngsters to the ones, aged with time, music has left a deep-rooted commitment to every human being in every stage of life. Music is an embodiment of love, anger, passion, and melancholy expressed through profound lyrics, tunes, and rhythms.
Sameer Anjaan is known for his renowned lyrics in Bollywood and made it to the Guinness Book of World Records for being the only Bollywood lyricist ever to compose 3,524 songs as of 15 December 2015.
Some of his popular songs include Jab Se Tere Naina (Saawariya), Tum Paas Aaye (Kuch Kuch Hota Hai) and Nazar Ke Saamne (Aashiqui).
Asha Bhosle has given back to back hits in Bollywood. She was included in the Guinness Book of World Records for the most recorded artist in music history in 2011. Sister of ‘Nightingale of Bollywood’, Lata Mangeshkar, the popular singer has recorded up to 11000 solo, duets and chorus backed songs and several others in more than 20 Indian languages since 1947.
Some of her popular songs include Dum Maro Dum (Hare Rama Hare Krishna), Piya Tu Ab To Aaja (Caravan) and Chura Liya Hai Tumne Jo Dil Ko (Yaadon Ki Baraat).
Kumar Sanu is no new name in the music industry. As a matter of fact, he was considered one of the most eminent singers of the 90s era in Bollywood. Some of his popular songs include Tujhe Dekha Toh (Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge), Ek Ladki Ko Dekha (1942: A Love Story) and Do Dil Mil Rahe Hain (Pardes).
He made Guinness World Records in 1993 for recording the maximum number of songs in a day, that is. He covered 28 songs in a single day.
In this article, we will look at the 10 richest singers in India.
Yo-Yo Honey Singh
Before somebody ever thought one could rap in the music industry, it was Honey Singh who revolutionized the entire hip-hop genre in India. The star rapper charges Rs 30 lakhs per song and his total net worth is Rs 180 crores.
Shreya Ghoshal is one of the best singers in India. She has a sweet voice and has a massive fan following all over the country. She charges Rs 30 lakhs per song. Her net worth is estimated to be more than Rs 185 crores.
She is a popular name in the music industry and is one of the richest Indian musicians. Neeti charges around Rs 5-6 lakhs for each song and her current net worth is Rs 15 crores.
Neha Kakkar who has sung superhit songs in Bollywood charges a sum of Rs 8-10 lakhs per song and her net worth is estimated at Rs 33 crores.
Badshah charges around ₹18 lakhs per song. Talking about the Indian rap sensation’s total net worth in today’s time, it is Rs 40 crores.
Without a shadow of any doubt, Arijit Singh is arguably the best Bollywood singer in the current generation. He charges Rs 40 lakhs for each song and his current net worth is estimated at Rs 50 crores.
Mohit Chauhan is one of the most productive singers in the Indian film industry. Since 2008, he sang numerous songs. As per reports, he charges Rs 10 lakhs per song and his net worth is Rs 52 crores.
Sonu Nigam has made a mark for himself as one of the prolific singers in Bollywood. He charges Rs 15 lakhs per song and his total net worth is estimated to be around ₹60 crores.
He is one of the best female singers in Bollywood. She sang a plethora of songs and has had a large number of hits. She charges Rs 15 lakhs per song and her net worth is ₹65 crores.
Mika is a popular Indian singer and a prolific entertainer. In fact, he has performed a wide range of songs in his career and among them, the most famous ones are “Bas Ek King” (Singh Is Kinng), “Mauja Hi Mauja” (Jab We Met), “Ibn-e-Batuta” (Ishqiya), and “Dhanno” (Housefull).
The Indian singer has released plenty of solo albums as well. Besides his penchant for singing, he has also acted on several reality shows. His song by the name of “Sawan Main Lag Gayi Aag” was remixed by U.S based singer Pinky Paras. He charges Rs 25 lakhs per song and has an estimated net worth of Rs 95 crores.