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National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer

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Type  National
Instituted  1967
First awardees  Mahendra Kapoor
Cash award  50,000 INR (US$790)
Category  Indian Cinema
First awarded  1967
Established  1967
Total awarded  51
Description  Best Male Playback Singer for feature film for a year
Medal  Rajat Kamal (Silver Lotus)
Awarded by  Directorate of Film Festivals
People also search for  National Film Award for Best Female Playback Singer

The following is a list of winners of the National Film Award (Silver Lotus Award) for Best Male Playback singer. The award was first granted to Mahendra Kapoor in the year 1967. The singer with the most awards in this category is K. J. Yesudas with seven wins for three different languages (Malayalam, Telugu & Hindi), followed by S. P. Balasubrahmanyam who won six times for 4 different languages; Hindi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu. Shankar Mahadevan and Udit Narayan follow next winning three awards each. The singers Manna Dey, Hemanta Kumar Mukhopadhyay, M. G. Sreekumar, Hariharan have bagged this award twice.


National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer Wikipedia