Udit Narayan


Artist Birthday : 01/12/1955 (Age 68)
Born In : Jha
Occupation(s) : Playback Singer
Genres : Bollywood

Widely known as one of the best playback singers to grace Indian Cinema, Udit Narayan has been a force to be reckoned with in the industry. He is also part of the Nepali film industry that has provided him with an unmatched fan following.  The singer is the only male singer in the history of the Filmfare Awards to have won the awards over three decades (winning in the 80s, 90s, and 2000s).

Narayan was born on 1 December 1955 to Harekrishna Jha (Nepali) and Bhuvaneshwari Jha (Indian) in Baisi village of Supaul district of Bihar at his maternal grandparents’ home.  In an interview, he also informed that his father Harekrishna belonged to Bhardaha, Saptari District, Sagarmathe Zone, Nepal but he identifies himself as a Bihari.

He started his studies at Jageshwar High School, Kunauli, Supaul, Bihar, India and completed his SSC. Later, he received his intermediate degree from Ratna Rajya Lakshmi Campus, Kathmandu, Nepal. Narayan’s father was a farmer, and his mother was a folk singer who initiated his love for music.

Debuting in 1970 as a staff singer for Radio Nepal he became the most prominent voice in the 1990s and early 2000s. During his early days, he shifted to Mumbai under a scholarship provided from the Indian Embassy to learn classical music at Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan. Director Rajesh Roshan gave him his first break for the movie Unees Bees which paved the way for his glorious future. He is among the very few current playback singers that have shared the stage with Mohammed Rafi and Kishore Kumar. Narayan made a huge impact in 1988 through the blockbuster Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak for which he was awarded a Filmfare award.

According to the great singer, “Pehla Nasha” from the movie Jo Jeeta Wahi Sikander is his best song with hit tracks from Pukar, Lagaan, Devdas, and Veer Zara. He has also judged popular reality shows like Indian Idol 3 and Waar Parriwar and has been on shows like Sa Re Ga Ma Pa I’ll Champs and Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star.

He was also part of a Nepali movie named Kusume Rumal (1985) which is recognized as one of the highest grossing Nepalese movies of all time.  Apart from being popular among the masses, the singer has also been critically acclaimed for his music geniuses. He has won three National Film Awards and Five Filmfare Awards.  Although he is not an active singer anymore yet his live shows are a treat for those who have grown up listing to his tracks.





1. A B C D
10. Aaja Aaja
37. Ae Ajnabi
63. Bailgadi
68. Barsaat
88. Chand
97. Chhed Do
101. Chhup Gaya
140. Dhol Baje
141. Dhol Bajhe
144. Dholida
184. Ek Ladki
187. Falak Tak
213. Hing La La
234. I Am Sorry
249. Jaanam
269. Jugraafiya
287. Kasam Se
372. Mera Mann
382. Mere Sanam
419. Nahi Lagta
428. Nikal Padi
429. Niyam Ho
434. O Jamalo
437. O Mitwa
439. O Re Gori
441. O Sahiba
442. O Sajan
444. Odhni
446. Ok Ok
466. Pi Pi Piya
467. Pitaah
470. Psycho Re
476. Pyaar Kar
483. Pyar Pyar
486. Rab Kare
494. Ram Jaane
498. Rat Song
509. Sadiyaan
518. Sau Janam
520. Seene Pe
536. Sun Zara
539. Taa Na Na
543. Tera Dil
552. Tere Naam
565. Tip Tip
578. Tujko Kya
592. Vatna Ve
594. What To Do
607. Yeh Dosti
623. Aan Milo
628. ABBG
643. Birju
653. Chunariya
654. Chunri
659. Deewane
669. Dulhe Raja
675. Gori Kalai
677. Hai Na
682. Happy Days
685. Holi Re
712. Le Gayi
713. Lodi
741. O Sathiya
771. Tham Zara
772. The Medley
800. Ilu Ilu
811. Eli Re Eli
814. Soni Soni