Voice-over artists play an important role in the marketing campaigns of brands. There have been several incidents where advertisements for popular because of the voice behind those advertisements. One of the biggest examples of this is the television reality show Bigg Boss, where the voice behind the ‘Bigg Boss’ has become a mystery.
Here, in this article, we bring you a list of some of the most popular voice-over artists of India. Have a look:
1. Piyush Pandey:
The voice behind the dialogues like: Cadbury’s ‘kuch khaas hai’, fevicol’s ‘lagao lagao, aur zor lagao’, Asian Paints’ ‘Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai’ and SBI Insurance’s ‘Taaki rishton ke beech dooriyan na aayein’. Well, Piyush Pandey is the man behind all these advertisements. Apart from these advertisements, Piyush has been associated with other brands like Vodafone ad campaigns, Fortune Oil, Bell Bajao, etc. Piyush Pandey’s voice has also earned him the prestigious Padma Shri Award in the year 2016.
2. Richa Nigam:
Richa Nigam has been the voice of several brands including the iconic line of the Surf Excel campaign – ‘Daag ache hai’. Besides this, Richa has also worked with brands like Tata Indicom, Tata Sky, Brookebond, Pillsbury, Nutrilite Amway, Domino’s Junior Joybox, ING Vysya, and Coco-Cola.
Her journey to becoming one of the top voice artists in India has been inspirational. During her childhood, everyone made fun of her imperfect, grainy, and husky voice but she never let any of those comments come in her way.
3. Atul Kapoor:
“Bigg Boss chahte hai…”, well, yes, Atul Kapoor is the man behind the strong voice of Bigg Boss. Apart from being the voice of Bigg Boss, Atul has also dubbed for the popular character of JARVIS from the Iron Man or Avengers series.
4. Shammi Narang:
Well, if you have ever traveled via Delhi Metro, then you must have heard Shammi Narang’s voice. Yes, the voice that gives instructions and announcements in Hindi in the Delhi Metro is Shammi Narang. Besides this, some of his popular works as a voice-over artist include Uttejna, No one Killed Jessica, Sultan, etc.
5. Piyush Mishra:
One of the most loved poets, lyricists, singers, and scriptwriters, Piyush Mishra is also a very popular voice-over artist. Besides singing for various brands and movies, Piyush Mishra has given his voice to brands in their advertisement campaign including the famous Roko Mat, Toko Mat, by ParleG.
6. Raghubir Yadav:
We all loved his performance in the web-series Panchaayat, however, besides this, he has given many memorable performances in movies and web-series. Besides his acting performances, he has given his voice to many advertisements.
He has also sung the song for a famous PepsiCo advertisement featuring Sachin Tendulkar — ‘Umar Ghumar Ke’. Besides this, he has given his voice to brands like ParleG, PepsiCo, Kotak Mahindra, Vim, Coke, Midday, Crack cream, Bagh Bakri Chai, Icy Cool Mint, and Britannia.
7. Sonal Kaushal:
Sonal Kaushal is a very popular voice-over artist. She has been working for more than a decade now. She is the voice behind the famous cartoons – Doraemon, Chota Bheem, and many more. She also dubbed the voice for Amy Jackson in the movie Freaky Ali and has given narration to several advertisements and shows on Fox Traveller, NDTV, Good Times and National Geographic.