Sonu Nigam is an Indian singer, musician, host and actor. Apart from Hindi, he has sung in English, Bengali, Manipuri, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Tulu, Assamese, Oriya, Kannada, Nepali, Maithili and various Indian languages. He has been one of the highest paid Indian singers. He has released Indian pop albums and has also acted in many films. He is also often known as “modern rafi”. he is one of the most versatile singers of the Hindi film industry.
Sonu nigam was born on 30 july 1973 in Faridabad, Haryana. His father’s name is Agam kumar nigam, he is a singer. His mother’s name is Shobha Nigam. He has two sisters named Meenal And Neetika. He studied from J.D. Tyler School, Delhi. He started his singing career at the age of four, when he joined the stage with his father, Agam Kumar Corporation, to sing the song “Kya Hua Tera Wada”, for Mohammed Rafi’s song. He was trained by Hindustani classical singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. He took a bachelor’s degree from University Of Delhi , Delhi. At the age of 18, he came to Mumbai to start his Bollywood singing career.
If you talk about Sonu’s love life then he married Madhurima Mishra on 15 February 2002. They have a son named Nevaan nigam.
He recorded romantic, rock, sad, devotional, ghazal and patriotic songs. He has sung in many films such as Aaja Meri Jaan, Meherban , Muqabla, Shabnam, Khuddar, Aag, Hulchul, Ramjaane, Stuntman , Gaddar, Border, Pardes, Kal Ho Naa Ho , Agneepath and others. He has sung in Hindi, Assamese, Bengali, Bhojpuri, Chhattisgarh, English, Kannada, Maithili, Malayalam, Manipuri, Marathi, Nepali, Oriya, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Tulu and Urdu. He has released several Buddhist albums. They have performed in countries of North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Asia and Australia.
In May-June 2007, he participated in The Incredibles Tour with Asha Bhosale, Kunal Ganjwala and Kailash Kher. In April 2008, he visited India to promote his Punjabi single “Punjabi Please”. He contributed to the lyrics of many songs and directed music for his album Chanda Ki Doli. After Michael Jackson’s death, he released Jackson as a tribute to the tribute, which was included in the tribute album The Beat of Our Hearts.
He participated in a three-city tour of the United Kingdom, in which he sings rafi songs with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO). He participated in a US tour with Sunidhi Chauhan, which was called a blast tour of 2009 and in November 2010 a UK tour named All Is Well. In 2011, the corporation performed Mohammed Rafi songs for a Maestros concert in collaboration with Cakus Entertainment and Laxmikant-Pyarelal. He ranked number 1 artist on the US Billboard unwanted chart twice in September and October 2013. In September 2015, he recorded a song with music director Khayyam for the title of upcoming project Gulam Bandhu.
From 1995 to 1999, he hosted Sa Re Ga Ma Music Show. In October 2007, he appeared in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs International as a judge with Suresh Wadkar. In 2002, he hosted the TV show ‘Kisme Kitna Hai Dum’. In November 2005 – April 2006, he appeared as a judge in Indian Idol, and was a celebrity judge in the season. He appeared on Amul Star Voice of India as a celebrity judge. On August 23, 2015, he appeared in “The Anupam Kher Show” sharing his life experiences. She is one of the three judges of Indian Idol 2016-17.
He has also acted in films such as Kaamchor, Betaab, Krishna Krishna, Jaani Dushman: Ek Anokhi Kahani, Kash Aap Hamare Hote and Love in Nepal.
He has won many awards for his brilliant performance like Zee Cine Award, Star Screen Award, IIFA Best Male Playback Award, Bollywood Music Award, Filmfare Best Male Playback Award, National Film Award, MTV Style Awards, Lion Gold’s Award, Big Star Entertainment Award, Mirchi Music Awards and others.
|Profession||Singer, Music Director|
|Debut||As A Singer- Befawa Sanam (1990)|
In Album- Rafi Ki Yaadein Vol 10-20 (1993)
As A Actor- Jaani Dushman : Ek Anokhi Kahani (2002)
As A Music Director- Sooper Se Ooper (2013)
|Age||45years (As Of February 2019)|
|Height||In Feet Inches 5’7|
|Date Of Birth||30 July 1973|
|Birth Palace||Faridabad , Haryana|
|School||J.D. Tyler School, Delhi|
|Collage||University Of Delhi , Delhi|
|Father Name||Agam Kumar Nigam (Singer)|
|Mother Name||Shobha Nigam|
|Sister Name||Meenal And Neetika|
|Wife Name||Madhurima Nigam|
|Children’s Name||Son- Nevaan|
|Hobbies||Workout And Reading|
|Favorite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan And Aamir Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Madhuri Dixit And Marlyn Monroe|
|Favorite Food||Gulab-Jamun, Tandori Chicken, Paneer Kofta|
|Favorite Film||Amar Prem, Sholy|
|Favorite Colour||White And Orange|
|Favorite Destination||New Zealand|
|Net Worth||Not Known|
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