Full Name:Arijit Singh
Profession:Singer, Composer, Musician, Recordist, Music Producer, Music Programmer
Age (as of 2019):32 years old
Date of Birth:25th April 1987
Birthplace:Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Height, Weight & Physical Stats
Height:5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m)
Weight:76 kg (168 lbs)
Hobbies:Cycling, Reading, Photography, Writing, Making Documentaries, Playing Badminton
Favorite Singer:lata Magehskar, M.Rafi, Kishore Kumar
Favorite Food:Daal, Mishti, Jhol , Alu Seddo
Arjit Singh is a famous Indian singer, composer, musician, recordist, music producer, and music programmer. He sings mostly in Hindi and Bengali languages, though has also performed in numerous other Indian languages. Arjit Singh is considered amongst one of the most successful and versatile singers in Indian music history and Bollywood cinema. He made his career step forward once he took part in a modern reality show titled Fame Gurukul in the year 2005, and was exposed by film directors Kumar Taurani and Sanjay Leela Bhansali.
At the beginning of his career in singing, Arjit Singh received nominations for Uprising Male Vocalist of the Year award at Mirchi Music Awards for performances of “Duaa” and “Phir Le Aya Dil”. Arjit Singh received immense recognition after the release of “Chahun Main Ya Naa” and “Tum Hi Ho” in the year 2013.
He was born in Jiaganj Azimganj, India on 25th April, 1987. Arjit Singh was born to a Bengali mother and Punjabi father. He started his training in music at a very young age. His parental aunt trained in classical music, whereas his maternal grandma used to sing. His parental uncle played tabla, and his Mom also sang songs and played tabla. Arjit Singh studied at Raja Bijay Singh High School and after that at Sripat Singh College. As stated by him he “was a decent and hardworking student, but inclined towards music” and his parents trained him under a professional manner.
Arjit Singh was trained in tabla by Dhirendra Prasad Hazari and taught classical music by Rajendra Prasad Hazari. Birendra Prasad Hazari taught him pop music and Rabindra Sangeet. He was only 3 years old when he started training under the supervision of Hazari brothers, and in 9 years of age, he got an allowance from Indian government for training in Indian classical music and vocals.
In his early age, he also listened to Beethoven, Mozart and Bengali music. He idolized musicians like Ustad Rashid Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Anand Chatterjee and Zakir Hussain and always enjoyed listening Hemant Kumar, Kishore Kumar and Manna Dey.
In the year 2013, Arjit Singh married to Ruprekha Banerjee one of the 3 qualifiers of reality show Fame Gurukul. Though, the marriage did not last for a long time, and ultimately ended up in divorce. In 2014, Arjit Singh married to Koyel Roy, his childhood friend as well as a neighbor of his. The couple has 2 kids. Arjit Singh currently settles in Andheri, Mumbai.
Facts You Never Knew About Arijit Singh!
- Arjit Singh comes from a melodic family background as his grandma, sister and mother are good singers.
- Arjit participated in a reality show titled 10 Ke 10 Le Gaye Dil and also won that competition.
- Prior becoming a singer, he freelance with musicians like Pritam Chakraborty, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Mithoon Sharma and Vishal-Shekhar.
- His most favorite song is Phir Le Aaya Dil from the movie Barfi.
- In the year 2014, he married his neighbor and childhood friend Koyel Roy, which is the second marriage for both Arjit and his wife.
- He has an NGO named “Let There Be Light” which works for needy people.
Arijit Singh Education
Qualification: Not Known
School: Raja Bijay Singh High School, Murshidabad
College: Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj
Arijit Singh Gallery
Arijit Singh Career
Profession: Singer, Composer, Musician, Recordist, Music Producer, Music Programmer
Debut TV Series/Movie: Phir Mohbat – ( Murder-2, 2011)
Family & Relatives
Father: Not Known
Mother: Not Known
Brother(s): Not Known
Sister(s): Amrita Singh
Marital Status: Married
Wife/Girlfriend: Koel Roy Singh