Born : 30 July 1973
Age : 40
Birthplace : Faridabad, Haryana, India
Height : 5.7
Bio – Sonu Nigam, is a popular Indian singer and actor who often sing in Hindi and South Indian movies. Besides Hindi, he sings in Kannada, Tamil, Marathi, Oriya, Punjabi, Telugu, Bengali, etc. He also did a number of pop albums apart from doing a couple of movies. Though he has changed his spelling of his surname as per the numerology, however, he returned to his original spelling. He hails from Faridabad in a family of Kayastha origin and started his singing when he was barely three years old. He did a singing with his father in a show, which gave him recognition thus helped him to find opportunities to sing at different parties and weddings. During his teens, he was active in music, while soon headed to Bombay to start his singing career with his father when he was 19 years of age. Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan has trained him in Indian classical singing.
After his struggle in Mumbai, he got the chance to sing a number of Mohd Rafi songs under the title Rafi Ki Yaadein, which was released by T Series. This gave him the chance to reach out to a wider audience, which finally gave him the chance to sing in Bollywood movies. His first movie was Janam in 1990 wherein he sung a couple of songs. Later he was seen hosting the popular TV show called Sa Re Ga Ma, which made both the show and his talent popular among the music lovers. He later got the chance to sing in different movies including Bewafa Sanam, Border, Pardesh, etc. Later in 1999, he embarked with his first album called Deewana, which helped him to carve his niche in singing.
In the next few years, he was new heartthrob of Indian Cinema singing a number of songs for different movies, doing a couple of his albums for singing melodiously. In his career had the chance to work some of the best music directors and composers, which include A. R. Rahman, Anu Malik, Ilayaraja, Pritam, Nadeem Shravan, Jatin-Lalit, Mano Murthy, Sanjeev Darshan, Vishal Shekar, Aadesh Shrivastav, Sajid-Wajid, Anand Milind, V. Harikrishna, Mani Sharma, G. V. Prakash Kumar, etc. Besides singing, she has also tried his luck in acting and hence was seen in films like Jaani Dushman, Kash Aap Hamare sizzlinge and Love in Nepal; however, not a single movie was big hit at box office yielding not stuff for his acting career. Besides singing and acting, he is also involved in certain charities work and associated with a number of charitable trusts that work in the domain of deadly diseases like Cancer, blindness, leprosy, etc.
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