8 Famous Rajasthani Singers who brought their best in Bollywood

Rajasthani Singers

Once in a blue moon, comes a melody so unique and invigorating, it sounds not at all like ordinary Bollywood music.

It helps you to remember the way of life, we, Indians, hold so dear to our souls. It ties the nation together with voices that have achieved social change and are sufficiently profound to move your spirit.

The power in a society vocalist’s voice is unmatched and Bollywood has swung to them frequently to make music that mirrors our country’s texture.

Society vocalists don’t live in light of music however they live for music.

Here is a list of our nation’s 5 most famous Rajasthani singers who loaned their deep voices and bloomed Bollywood with them:

1. Ila Arun

Ila Arun

Whenever we talk about Rajasthani Singers, Ila Arun is the first to spring up in anybody’s mind who was born in the year 1979.

She is a well-known actress in Indian Cinematography, a famous TV personality and a well known Rajasthani folk, and a folk-pop singer who is having a very unique and husky voice with a penchant for folk-pop fusion.

She is also having a daughter named Ishita Arun. She had also performed in a number of hit Bollywood movies like Jodha Akbar, Lamhe, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, and recently performed in Begum Jaan.

Apart from Hindi songs, he also made her contribution to South Indian Languages and sung a few songs in Tamil as well as Telugu.

To date, “Choli Ke Peeche” is referred to as her most popular song which she has sung along with Alka Yagnik in the film Khalnayak for which they have been awarded as the best playback singer in the Filmfare Award.

Her latest song was the famous Tamil song called “Ringa Ringa” for the film Slumdog Millionaire.

Some of her famous songs are:-

  • Khwaja Mere Khwaja
  • Daanav
  • Munni Ki Baari

2. Swaroop Khan

Swaroop Khan

Swaroop Khan is one of the most famous folk singers of the Rajasthani Music Industry. He was born on 6th August in the year 1991 at a small village named Baiyan in Jaisalmer, a place in Rajasthan.

He started his music career in 2008. He started practicing music at an early age when he was 5.

In 2014, Swaroop Khan conveyed Rajasthani people’s music to standard TV after he was among the main 10 Indian Idol competitors.

His recognition with the crowd must’ve started with unscripted television however he contributed constantly to the universe of Rajasthani traditional singing.

He has also mastered in various musical instruments like Khartal and Morchang.

To the extent his joint effort with Bollywood goes, his greatest hit has been Tharki Chokro from PK, which single-handedly made him one of the best Rajasthani singers to the contributor in Bollywood.

He also contributed to other Bollywood movies like Filmistaan, Mukkabaaz, Padmavat, and many more.

For his outstanding performance and his contribution to folk singing, he has been awarded many rewards. Some of them are DHAROHAR VIRASAT AWARD, HUMLOG AWARD, BIG FM RISING AWARD, and many more.

Some of his famous songs are:-

  • Tharki Chokro
  • Bahut Hua Samman
  • Ghoomar

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3. Mame Khan

mame khan

Mame Khan is one of another folk music jewel who was born in a small village near Jaisalmer named Satto which is situated in Rajasthan. Mame Khan was naturally introduced to the fifteenth era of a group of traditional vocalists.

Mame Khan is a name that discovers extraordinary notice and incredible regard among the society music circuits of Rajasthan.

Today he sings a wide collection of customary Folk-and Sufi songs. The extraordinary style of the Manganiyar Folk Music called Jangra incorporates a vast expanse of tunes for all events throughout everyday life.

From conventional wedding tunes to invite tunes for another conceived kid; uniquely the upbeat events of life are joined by the solid and bright melodies of the Manganiyar Musicians.

He is an ace in Jangra music, an overlap of Rajasthani society which offers celebratory tunes for each cheerful event.

From No One Killed Jessica to Luck By Chance and most as of late Mirzya, Mame Khan has provided his voice to Bollywood consistently.

Most recently he performed on Coke Studio season 2 at MTV for Amit Trivedi’s episode.

Some of his famous songs are:-

  • Chaudhary
  • Kesariya Balam
  • Mitho Laage

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4. Sartaj Khan and Sarwar Khan

Sartaj Khan and Sarwar Khan

Sawar Khan- a 12-year-old kid,  and Sartaj khan- an 11-year-old kid are two kids who are very famous for folk singing Rajasthan who was born in a minor town near Jaisalmer.

Until a half year back, these two young men were scarcely known outside their non-descript town in Jaisalmer and these young men were simply customary children learning music.

Be that as it may, Haanikaarak Bapu made a huge difference for them.

Sartaj Khan and Sarwar Khan, who loaned their crude, natural voice to apparently the most well-known track in Aamir Khan-starrer ‘Dangal’ (2016), are currently prepared with their second tune and these young men have turned out to be national big names.

The couple has sung the title track of ‘Gattu Battu’, touted as India’s initially animated analytical series for youngsters.

In their words, the tunes are appealing with a component of fun, something that children can identify with simply the manner in which they did with Haanikaarak Bapu.

What makes it uncommon for them is the way that incredible lyricist Gulzar has composed the tune.

5. Allah Jilai Bai

Allah Jilai Bai

Allah Jilai Bai was also one of the most famous folk singers from Rajasthan who was born on 1st February in the year 1902. She was born in Bikaner, a place in Rajasthan.

She had her upbringing from a family of singers because of which she was fond of music from a very young age. She passed away at 3rd November in the year 1992 and in these years, she gave her extreme contribution to the Rajasthani folk music industry.

She started singing in the Darbar of Maharaja Ganga Singh since 10 years old. She joined the music classes of Ustad Hussain Baksh Khan and took lessons from him for many years and afterward, she learned professional music from Achhan Maharaj.

With her position and fan following, she was a very hind, strongly rooted, and very gentle musician.

She was knowledgeable in Maand, Thumri, Khayal, and Dadra. Maybe her best-realized piece is Kesaria Balam.

In the year 1982, the Indian Government granted her the Padma Shri in Arts field which is referred to as one of the most noteworthy non-military personnel grants. She has been likewise granted by Sangeet Natak Akademi Award in the year 1988 for Folk Music.

Some of her famous songs are:-

  • Kesariya Balam
  • Mumal
  • Ghoomar Ramva


Many singers from Rajasthan have contributed to the Bollywood as well as folk music industry. We have provided you the top Rajasthani Singers of all time so that your playlist includes one of the best songs that will make your mood instantly.

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