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The Voices of United India

12 Jan

The Voices of United India

The Voices of United India (pre-1947), from A through Z *A WORK IN PROGRESS*(so far, mostly filmi singers are listed)
Bold names are of those who continued to sing Hindi-Urdu songs in what became the Republic of India.
Italicized names are of those who migrated to what became the Republic of Pakistan around or after 1947.
Underlined names are of those who passed away before or around 1947.
Abdul Karim Khan
Achhan Bai
Afzal Lahori
Ahmed Dilawar
Allah Rakha (A. R. Qureshi, the music director)
Akbar Khan Peshawari
Amar
Amir Khan (Ustad Amir Khan)
Amirbai Karnataki
Aneema Dasgupta
Anees Khatoon
Anika Rizvi
Anil Biswas (music director)
Arun Kumar
Asha Posley
Ashok Kumar
Ashraf Khan
Asit Baran
B. Nandrekar
Baby Vimal
Bal Govind
Balwant Singh
Bashir Qawwal
Begum Akhtar (Akhtari Bai, Akhtari Bai Faizabadi)
Bharat Vyas
Bharati Devi
Bibbo
Bina Chaudhry
Binapani Mukherjee
Binata Bose
Brijmala
Bulo C. Rani (music director)
Chanchal Kumari
Chandramohan
Charlie (Mohammed Noor Charlie)
Chhabildas Dasgupta
Chitalkar (C. Ramchandra, the music director)
Devika Rani
Dhaniram (music director)
Dilshad Begum
E. Bilmoria
Eruch Tarapore
Firoz Dastur
Firoz Nizami (music director)
G. M. Durrani (Ghulam Mustafa Durrani)
Gauhar Jaan (Angelina Yeoward)
Gauhar Sultana
Geeta Dutt (Geeta Roy)
Ghulam Haider (music director)
Gohar Bai Karnataki
Govindrao Tembe
Hamida Bano
Hansa Wadkar
Harish
Hemant Kumar
Husn Bano
Ila Devi
Imdad Hussain
Inayati Bai
Indrani Roy
Indravadan Bhatt (music director)
Indubala
Ira Nigam
Isharwalal
Jaddan Bai (Nargis’ mother)
Jagmohan
Jahanara Kajjan (Miss Kajjan, the silent film star)
Jayshri (Jayshree)
Juthika Roy
Jyoti
Kalyani
Kallan Khan
Kamal Dasgupta
Kamala Jharia
Kanan Devi
Kantilal
Karan Diwan
Kaushalya
Kesarbai
Khan Mastana (Hafiz Khan Mastana, the music director)
Khayyam (music director)
Khemchand Prakash (music director)
Khursheed (Khursheed Bano)
Kishore Sahu (actor)
Krishna Chandra Dey (K. C. Dey, the music director/actor)
Kundan Lal Saigal (K. L. Saigal)
Kusum Kumari
Kusum Mantri
Lalita
Lalita Deolkar
Lalita Parulkar
Lalita Pawar
Lata Mangeshkar
Leela Bai
Leela Chitnis
Madhav Kale
Madhubala (actress)
Manju
Maruti Rao
Master Madan
Master Mohammed (music director)
Master Nisar (silent film star)
Master Vinayak
Maya Banarjee
Meena Kapoor
Meenakshi
Mehtab (actress)
Menka (Menaka)
Miss Gohar
Miss Meera
Miss Neena
Miss Noorjehan
Miss Rose
Miss Shahjehan
Miss Wazir Jaan
Mohammad Bandi
Mohammad Rafi
Mohammed Hussain Farooqui
Mohantara
Molina Devi
Motilal
Mukesh
Mumtaz Ali
Mumtaz Begum
Mumtaz Shanti (actress)
Munawwar Sultana (singer)
Munir Alam
Mushtari Bai
Najmul Hassan
Nalini Jaywant
Nalini Tarkhud
Naseem Akhtar
Naseem Bano
Ninu Majumdar (music director)
Nirmala Devi
Noor Jehan (Malika-e-Tarranum)
P. C. Barua
Pahari Sanyal
Pankaj Mullick (music director)
Paresh Banerjee
Paro
Parshuram
Parul Ghosh (Shrimati Ghosh)
Pradeep
Pratap Mukherjee
Pratima Dasgupta
Prem Adib
Radharani
Rafiq Ghaznavi (music director)
Rajkumari (Rajkumari Dubey)
Ram Marathe
Ramdulari
Ramola
Ranjit
Ranjit Rai
Rasoolan Bai
Ratnaprabha
Rattan Bai
Renuka Devi
Robin Majumdar
Roshan Ara Begum
S. D. Batish
S. L. Puri
S. N. Tripathi
Sabita Devi
Sadhana Bose (actress)
Saraswati Devi (music director)
Sardar Akhtar
Sardar Bai
Sardar Mansur
Sarla Devi
Saroj Borkar
Satish Batra
Shahu Modak
Shamim (Shamim Kamal Pasha, the actress)
Shamshad Begum
Shanta Apte
Shanta Hublikar
Shanta Thakar
Sheela (Miss Sheela)
Sheetal Ghosh
Shyam Kumar
Shyam Sundar (music director)
Sitara Devi
Sitara Kanpuri
Snehprabha Pradhan
Sumati Gupta
Sundara Sinha
Sundari Bai
Sunita Devi
Sushil Sahu
Suraiya
Surendra (Surendra Nath)
Surinder Kaur (the Nightingale of Punjab)
Talat Mahmood
Uma Devi (Tun Tun)
Uma Shashi
Umrao Zia Begum
Ustad Bade Ghulam Ali Khan
Utpala Sen
Vasant Desai
Vasanti
Vatsala Kumthekar
Vijay Kumar
Vimla
Vinay Goswami
Vinayakrao Patwardhan
Vishnupant Jog
Vishnupant Pagnis
Wahidan Bai (Nimmi’s mother)
Wazir Mohammed Khan (W. M. Khan)
Yaqub (Yakub)
Zeenat Begum
Zohrabai Ambalewali
Zubeida

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