The music in India includes multiple varieties including folk music, films, Indian pop and the Indian classical music which consists of the Hindustani music and Carnatic music. The greatest of the poets and saints communicated in vernacular tongues which later brought great upheaval in the North of India and gave rise to the popularity of Bhakti and devotional songs. Tulsidar, Surdas and the songs of Mirabai gained immense popularity.
India is the home to some of the very best talents in each genre of music and other art forms like painting and acting. The famous celebrities have gone ahead to make our country famous at not only the national level but also at the international level. The rich art and culture of India had been spread beyond the geographical boundaries through the medium of music. The soothing and poignant voices of the famous Indian singers- whether classical or contemporary- have made Indian music famous throughout the world. Whether it’s meditative, festivals, folk songs, rock, hip hop, wedding songs, sufi, retro, workout, ghazals, party, devotional or romantic songs- Indian music has it all.
Whether it’s musical or lyrical, Indian music is full of feelings and emotions. Even if you sit back to hear the drum played by Ustad Zakir Hussain, you would feel the raw energy and the emotions that call out to you. The distinct forms of melodies that are sung by the classical singers, known as Ragas, are full of divine quality which helps an individual to meditate and relax.
In the land of culture, hails Lata Mangeshkar, the Nightingale of India. She is even listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for being the most recorded artist in the entire world. The famous singers in music industry like Arijit Singh, Shreya Ghoshal, Sunidhi Chauhan, Sonu Nigam etc have been known for their versatility and the raw emotions that their songs evoke in the hearts of the listeners.