K. J. Yesudas, who debuted in 1961, virtually revolutionised the Malayalam film music industry and became the most popular Malayalam singer ever along with K.S. Chitra.
Tamil cinema is well known for its talented composers. The two most famous and acclaimed film composers of India, Ilaiyaraaja and A. R. Rahman are from Tamil Nadu.
Sometimes metonymously referred to as Sandalwood, and it is the fifth largest film industry in India after Hindi cinema, Telugu, Tamil and Malayalam by box-office performance.
Hindi film songs are popularly knows as Bollywood songs. The Indian music industry is largely dominated by Bollywood soundtracks. The largest Bollywood music record labels are T-Series.