Top 5 Famous Rajasthani Folk Singers Name and Songs

Top 5 Rajasthan Folk Singers Name and Songs: Rajasthan known for its culture and traditions has also made a mark in the global world with mesmerising voices of its legendary singers who have taken its folk music to new horizons.

EBNW introduces five such singers whose unique and invigorating, singer style has touched the souls of millions of hearts. They are:

1. Ila Arun

known for her stout and husky voice, Ila Arun has carved a niche as a renowned Rajasthani folk singer. Her famous Bollywood songs include “Choli Ke Peeche”, from the movie Khalnayak, “Ghup Chup” from the movie Karan Arjun, and “Ringa Ringa” from the movie Slumdog Millionaire. She also acted in a few Bollywood movies such as Jodha Akbar, Shaadi Ke Side Effects, and Begum Jaan.

2. Mame Khan

Mame Khan is yet another folk singer from Rajasthan who has been playback singer for Bollywood movies like No One Killed Jessica, Mirzya, and Sonchiriya. 

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.

Today he is known for singing a wide collection of customary Folk-and Sufi songs.

3. Sartaj Khan and Sarwar Khan

Sartaj and Sarwar are the youngest boys to have earned a famed position in Rajasthani folk singing. The duo started singing in a reality show and slowly achieved recognition. Their song ‘Bapu sehat ke liye’ Bollywood film, Aamir Khan starrer “Dangal” has earned tremendous laurels.

4. Swaroop Khan

He earned immense fame after becoming one of the top 10 contestants in a season of Indian Idol. Ever since then, he has not looked back and has sung for a number of hits in the Bollywood industry. His incredible songs include the likes of “Ghoomar” from the movie Padmaavat, “Tharki Chokro” from the movie “PK”, “Bahut Hua Samman” from the movie Mukkabaaz, and the title track of the movie Emotional Atyachar.

5. Allah Jilai Bai

The most renowned singer from 60s and 70s, Allah Jilai Bai was a famous singer who started singing when she was just 10 years old. Slowly, she gained popularity across the nation. In 1982, she was granted Padma Shri in Arts field by the government of India. Few of her popular songs include Kesariya Balam and Mumal.

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