Sonu Nigam

INFORMATION

Artist Birthday : 30/07/1973 (Age 51)
Born In : Faridabad, Haryana, India
Occupation(s) : Singer, Actor, Anchor
Genres : Pop Rock Singing, Classical Singing, Semi-Classical Singing, Ghazals Singing, Playback Singing

One of the most versatile and popular singers in the modern times, Sonu Nigam has sung everything from bhajans to romantic Bollywood songs. He fits into any song with ease and delivers a soulful performance each time. It is very difficult to match the range that Sonu Nigam brings to Indian playback singing.

Sonu was born in Faridabad, Haryana on July 30, 1973, to Agam Kumar Nigam and Shobha Nigam. His father and sister, Teesha Nigam are also singers. He performed on stage for the first time at the age of four alongside his father to sing “Kya Hua Tera Wada” as a tribute to the legendary singer Mohammed Rafi. He later moved to Mumbai with his father at the age of 18 and was trained in Hindustani classical by Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.

He has worked across genres- ranging from devotional, romantic, patriotic, rock, sad and even ghazals. He has sung in at least 18 languages till date with a plethora of crazily popular pop albums that made him a sensation during the 90s and early 2000s. Nigam’s first song as a playback singer was for the 1990 movie Janam which was never released. He did several radio commercials too. However, only a few people know that Sonu acted in films between 1982 and 1986 in movies like Kaamchor and Hum Se Hai Zamana.

His first released song was for the 1992 movie Meri Jaan called “O Aasman Wale.” He went on to sing a few forgettable numbers in Indian movies and released an album “Rafi ki Yaadein” in 1992. His big break in movies came in 1995 when he sang the smash hit song “Acha Sila Diya” in the movie “Bewafa Sanam.” He then sang “Sandese Aate Hain” for the movie Border and one of his most popular hits “Ye Dil Deewana” for Shahrukh Khan in the movie Pardes in 1997. He then released his solo album “Deewana” which made him India’s singing heartthrob in 1999.

Some of his most celebrated songs are “Kal Ho Na Ho” title track and “Abhi Mujhme Kahin” for the movie Agneepath. He collaborated with Britney Spears for the track “I Wanna Go” Remix. He has also collaborated with Avicii on the song “Indian Levels.”

He is widely regarded as the best artist of the generation, even by greats like Lata Mangeshkar and contemporaries like Shaan.

The 45-year-old singer has several awards and accolades to his name. He is married to Madhurima Mishra and has a son named Neevan.

ARTIST PHOTO

Sonu Nigam

Movies

LYRICS

20. Ada
36. Baaki Hai
38. Bad Boy
48. Betahasha
53. Bolo Na
57. Chak De
63. Chham Se
64. Chhote
72. Dard
78. Dekho Na
83. Dholna
90. Dil Dooba
102. Dildara
106. Do Kadam
109. Do Pal
121. Ek Hatheli
137. Gum Shuda
138. Guncha Hai
140. Hai Ajnabi
151. Hit Kardi
152. Honey Moon
153. Hu Tu Tu
178. Jaanu Na
184. Jat Yamla
186. Jee Lenge
187. Jeena
190. Jhol Jhol
193. Just Chill
209. Khwaabb
210. Kill Dil
214. Ku Ku Ku
222. Kulfi
224. Ladki Kyon
235. Maara Re
251. Mannata
289. Na Na Nana
290. Nacha Main
291. Nachle Ve
293. Nani Maa
300. O Dushmana
301. O Kamini
302. O Mahive
310. Panga
315. Parchhai
317. Pehli Dafa
321. Piyu Bole
324. Pyaar Aaya
336. Quiero
339. Raat Kitni
341. Rab Rakha
342. Rabb Jane
344. Rabba mere
349. Rehnuma
350. Ro Lain De
356. Saiyyan ji
358. Sapna Ho
360. Sapna Mera
364. Sau Dard
365. Seena Pada
376. Soniyo
379. Stop
384. Suno Piya
385. Suru Ru
387. Tanhayee
390. Tenu Leke
405. Tohe Leke
419. Tumse Hui
423. Uppar Wale
426. Vaada Raha
434. Yaqeen
461. Chand Ho
477. Guzaarish
480. Hoga Hoga
490. Jodi No 1
496. Khwahish
498. Kurban
507. Mannat
514. Miraksam
517. O Mr Raja
518. O My Daddy
525. Pardesi
526. Parody
528. Piyu Bole
532. Ram Jaane
540. Taakeedein
542. Tera Pallu
543. Tere Sang
545. Title Song
549. Woh Aayee
550. Yaaron
551. Yeh Dosti
555. Yoon Hua
562. Happy Days
563. Hum Nahin
568. Rimil Baba
570. Ta Na Na
571. The Medley

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