India is a land of talent where numerous artists get an appraisal for their art every day.
Voice-over is a form of art where artists use their voice in television, radio, theatre, film, and others. They play a vital role by delivering dialogues in-between characters in a scripted play or doing an off-stage commentary or narration. Also, their role gets much appreciated in marketing campaigns for different brands. In other words, voice-over artists lend their voice to create a memory.
Voice-over is not news if you are a fan of the famous television show Bigg Boss. So, here we have curated a list of well-known voice-over artists in India.
Piyush Pandey is one of the most influential voice-over artists in the industry in India. He is one of the most well-known men in the business who won multiple awards for his commendable work in the Indian advertising industry. Some of his Best works are for the famous ad campaigns in India, such as Asian Paint- Har Ghar Kuch Kehta Hai, SBI Life Insurance- Taaki Rishton Ke Beech Dooriyan Na Aayein, and others. In 2016, Piyush Pandey received the honorary Padma Shri award from the Government of India.
Meghana Erande is a famous artist from the Marathi entertainment industry. She started her career as an actress in most Marathi films. Similarly, she worked as a voice-over artist for most Indian animation series and movies, such as Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Batman, Barbie and a few more. Since Meghana Erande is fluent in Marathi, English, and Hindi, she also dubbed for contents in the regional languages. A few of her famous voice-over characters are Pokémon, Ninja Hattori, Noddy and The Power-puff Girls.
Harish Bhimani is a famous voice-over artist, documentary filmmaker, writer, and anchor in India. We can identify him as the narrating voice in the Mahabharat TV series. Also, Harish Bhimani gets known as the voice of Samay. In his long career, he received the President’s Medal in the 2016 national Film Awards for the category of voice-overs and narrations. Did you know he is the only anchor to receive a Gold Disc from HMV?
Richa Nigam is a famous voice-over artist in India with a Husky and dark voice. She began her career, in the industry, as a copywriter at Ogilvie and Mather. Later, she worked as an assistant director for famous movies like Chak De! India and then got established as a voice-over artist. Today, she is one of the most renowned artists in the industry who is the voice behind most popular commercial ads like Tata sky, surf-excel, Coca Cola, Nutrilite from Amway, and others.
These are some of the famous voice-over artists in the Indian industry.