Remember the days when south film actors were solely meant to act and lip-sync to songs sung by well-established singers like M.G. Sreekumar, K S Chithra, S. Janakai, Gantasala? Gone are the days when Mohanlal lip synced to M.G. Sreekumar, as actors now have taken up the singing role too. Isn't it amazing to know these individuals can be good in two areas of filmmaking? Some of them could even give the playback singers a run for their money. Here is a list of actors who have sung for movies. Do they sing just as good as they act? We will let you decide.
Dhanush gave us a song we could not stop humming. The super-catchy song Why This Kolaveri Di was the most popular track in 2012 becoming a rage among the masses.
Mohanlal is known for his love for singing and leaves no opportunity to showcase his other talent, be it an award function or a movie song. His song Aattumanal Paayayil was an instant hit.
Chundari Penne from the movie Charlie (2015) and Johnny Mone Johnny from the movie ABCD: American-Born Confused Desi (2013) are two songs sung by Mollywood heartthrob which became quite popular.
Actor, producer and recently turned director Prithviraj has sung the song Kaane Kaane from Puthiya Mukham (2009) and Premamennaalfrom the movie Amar Akbar Anthony (2015).
Kollywood actor Surya was a playback singer in the movie Anjaan (2014) and Peralagan (2004).
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