Many melodious singers of Hindi film industry who mesmerized us with their vocal skills tried to test their luck in acting field and failed miserably. It’s difficult to channelize one art skill into another and get success of same degree, and unfortunately this same thing happened with these 10 playback singers who entered in acting field and ended up in the sharp claws of critics.
Here we introduce you with 10 singers who tried to show their acting skills but changed the meaning of acting for their fans.
1. Yo Yo Honey Singh
Honey Singh made his Hindi film acting debut with The Xpose movie in the year 2014, which went horribly wrong. He didn’t only act, but also rapped songs in it. We hope not to see him again the movies doing acting.
2. Sonu Nigam
Sonu nigam is one of the best singers Bollywood has ever produced. Having good looks and some experience as child artist, he tried to act in the star studded movie Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani in 2002, followed by other flops- ‘Kaash Aap Hamare Hote’ in 2003 and ‘Love in Nepal’ in 2004. This 44-year old amazing singer couldn’t repeat the charm of his singing in acting.
3. Mika Singh
Known for his peppy songs, Mika Singh also tried his luck in acting but got out of ring instantly.
He did Bollywood film ‘Balwinder Singh Famous Ho Gaye’ which was a big flop. That’s not it; he also tried his luck in Punjabi films and gave back to back flops.
4. Atif Aslam
Handsome Pakistani singer, Atif is known for his soulful voice and impeccable singing skills. Atif tried his acting skills in the movie ‘Bol’, but it didn’t work for him.
5. Aditya Narayan
Aditya Narayan is a successful singer and had collected applauds for his acting skills as a child artist, but he failed up considerably when he tried to be a full time Bollywood hero through movie ‘Shaapit’ which was released in 2010.
6. Himesh Reshammiya
Nostril singing of Himesh Reshamiya gave quite a change to the regular Bollywood music. Leaving his singing aside, he is a very successful music director in Bollywood. Himesh tried acting to put as an arm in his arsenal, which didn’t work and he gave a series of flop movies.
7. Sukhwinder Singh
Sukhwinder Singh is a renowned singer of Bollywood and is known for his cutting edge voice, but his acting career finished then and there when he debuted with movie Rakhta Charitra.
8. Bappi Lahiri
Iconic singer of Bollywood, Bappi Lahiri acted in the movie ‘It’s Rocking: Dard-E-Disco’ in 2012 which went unnoticed due to his performance.
9. Lucky Ali
Lucky Ali never fails to impress all with his melodic vocals and stage performances, but did failed in his acting career when he tried to do acting in few movies like ‘Kaante’ and ‘Sur-The Melody of Life’.
10. Palash Sen
The lead vocalist of music band ‘Euphoria’ doesn’t need any introduction, but his movie debut does need an Introduction. Palash Sen started his acting career with the film ‘Filhaal’ in 2002, which went completely unnoticed.