Arijit Singh is a popular Indian playback singer. He shot to fame by participating in Indian singing reality series Fame Gurukul in 2005 and was one of the top 6 contestants. His first song was “All For One” from High School Musical 2 and it was composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy. He went to become as an assistant music programmer to Pritam Chakraborty, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Vishal-Shekhar and Mithoon. He became a household name with the release of “Tum Hi Ho” song from Aashiqui 2 (2013).
Real Name : Arijit Singh
Profession : Singer
Date of Birth : 25 April 1987
Age (as in 2017) : 29 Years
Birth Place : Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
Zodiac sign/Sun sign : Taurus
Nationality : Indian
Hometown : Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
School : Raja Bijay Singh High School, Murshidabad
College : Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj
Religion : Hindu
Singing Debut: Phir Mohabbat from Murder 2 (2011)
Physical Stats & More
Height : 5’ 6”
Weight : 76 kg
Eye Colour : Black
Hair Colour : Black
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital Status : Married
Wife : Koel Roy Singh
Son : N/A
Salary : 13 lakhs/song (INR)
Net Worth : $7 million
Some lesser known facts about Arijit Singh
- Does Arijit Singh smoke?: No
- Does Arijit Singh drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Arijit comes from a musical family background as his grandmother, mother and sister are fine singers.
- He has 3 musical gurus, Rajendra Prasad Hazari who taught him Indian classical music, Dhirendra Prasad Hazari who taught him tabla and Birendra Prasad Hazari, who taught him Rabindrasangeet and pop music.
- He started his singing career by participating in the singing reality show Fame Gurukul in 2005, on suggestion of his guru Rajendra Prasad Hazar, but unfortunately he ended up in the 6th spot.
- Later, he participated in another reality show, 10 Ke 10 Le Gaye Dil, and won that competition.
- Before becoming a playback singer, he freelanced with musicians like Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Pritam Chakraborty, Vishal-Shekhar and Mithoon Sharma.
- His favourite song is Phir Le Aaya Dil from the film Barfi.
All For One : High School Musical 2
Phir Mohabbat : Murder 2
Phir Le Aya Dil (Reprise) : Barfi!
Saawali Si Raat : Barfi!
Yaariyan (Reprise): Cocktail
Raabta (Kuch To Hai) : Agent Vinod
Tum Hi Ho : Aashiqui 2
Dilliwaali Girlfriend : Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani
Kashmir Main, Tu Kanyakumari : Chennai Express
Love me thoda : Yaariyan
Suno Na Sangemarmar : Youngistaan
Mast Magan : 2 States
Tu Har Lamha : Khamoshiyan
Sooraj Dooba Hain : Roy
Soch Na Sake : Airlift
Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi : Airlift
Yeh Fitoor Mera : Fitoor