INFORMATION

Artist Birthday : 01/12/1955 (Age 66)
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.

ARTIST PHOTO

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Movies

LYRICS

1. A B C D
30. Ae Ajnabi
72. Chand
80. Chhed Do
118. Dholida
155. Ek Ladki
159. Falak Tak
196. I Am Sorry
210. Jaanam
212. Jaane Kyon
228. Jugraafiya
244. Kasam Se
317. Mera Mann
324. Mere Sanam
352. Nahi Lagta
365. O Jamalo
369. O Sajan
371. Odhni
373. Ok Ok
391. Pi Pi Piya
394. Psycho Re
398. Pyaar Kar
402. Pyar Pyar
405. Rab Kare
412. Ram Jaane
414. Rama Rama
415. Rat Song
427. Sadiyaan
436. Sau Janam
438. Seene Pe
452. Sun Zara
455. Taa Na Na
458. Tera Dil
467. Tere Naam
488. Tujko Kya
498. Vatna Ve
500. What To Do
511. Yeh Dosti
523. Aan Milo
526. ABBG
536. Bairi Piya
548. Chunri
553. Deewane
561. Dulhe Raja
567. Gori Kalai
575. Holi Re
603. Le Gayi
627. O Sathiya
652. Tham Zara
653. The Medley
676. Ilu Ilu
681. Eli Re Eli
683. Soni Soni

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