Arijit Singh is an Indian singer, music composer, and musician who gave rich melodies to the Bollywood Industry. Arijit was born on 25 April 1987 in Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India to a Lahori Sikh father and a Bengali mother. He began his musical training at a very young age at the home.
He is one of the artists whose name and voice are found almost in every movie. He is one of the most versatile and successful singers in the history of Indian cinema. His favorite song is ‘Phir Le Aaya Dil’ from the movie ‘Barfi.’ Arjit was born on April 25, 1987, in Jiaganj town of Murshidabad district in West Bengal, India. His Zodiac sign is Taurus. Arijit completed his schooling from ‘Raja Bijay Singh High School, Murshidabad’ and Done Bachelor’s degree from ‘Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj.’ His keen interest is in Photography, Playing Badminton, Cycling, Reading, Writing, and Making Documentaries.
He got training in Indian classical music from Rajendra Prasad Hazari and trained in playing the tabla under Dhirendra Prasad Hazari. He learned Rabindra Sangeet and pop music under Birendra Prasad Hazari. His idol musicians are Ustad Rashid Khan, Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Anand Chatterjee, and Zakir Hussain, and always enjoyed listening to Hemant Kumar, Kishore Kumar, and Manna Dey. He has an NGO named There Be Light, which helps poor people.
Biography & Wiki
|Arijit Singh Age, Biography & Wiki|
|Real Name||Arijit Singh|
|Debut||Singer-‘Phir Mohabbat’ From Murder 2 (2011)
Director-Bhalobashar Rojnamcha (Bangla Film; 2015)
|Language Known||Hindi, Punjabi, Bengali & English|
|Date Of Birth||25 April 1987|
|Age (as in 2020)||33 Years|
|Birthplace||Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India|
|Hometown||Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India|
|Star Sign/ Zodiac Sign||Taurus|
|Arijit Singh Height & Physical Overview
|Height in Centimetres||168 cm|
|Height In Meters||1.68 m|
|Height in Inches||5′ 8″|
|Weight in Kilograms||76 Kg|
|Weight in Pounds||168 lbs|
|Body Measurement (approx)||Chest-40
|Family & Relatives|
|Arijit Singh Girlfriends, Affairs, and Marital Status|
|Affairs/Girlfriends||Koel Roy Singh|
Second-Koel Roy Singh
|Children||Daughter-1 (Step-Daughter), Son-Jul & More (Name Not Known)|
|Education and School, College|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|School||Raja Bijay Singh High School, Murshidabad|
|Collage/University||Sripat Singh College, Jiaganj|
Favorite Things and Like & Dislike
|Favorite Actors||Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar, Manoj Bajpayee, Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favorite Actress||Priyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone, Alia Bhatt|
|Favorite Food||Maacher jhol and mishti, Alu seddo, daal, bhaat, Alu posto|
|Favorite Musician||Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh, Mehdi Hassan, Ustad Rashid Ali Khan, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, KK, Michael Jackson|
|Favorite Singer||Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar|
|Favorite Cricketers||Sachin Tendulkar, Lance Klusener, Sourav Ganguly, Jonty Rhodes|
|Favorite Footballer||Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller|
|Favorite Football Team||Brazil, Argentina|
|Favorite Badminton Player||Saina Nehwal|
|Favorite Music Band||Coldplay|
|Hobbies||Cycling, Reading, Photography, Playing Badminton, Writing, And Making Documentaries|
|Favorite color||Black, Blue, White|
|Favorite Sport||Cricket, Football, Badminton|
|Car Collection||Not Known|
|Favorite Holiday Destination||London, Goa, Paris, Dubai|
|Salary (approx)||INR 10-15 lakhs/Song|
|Net Worth (approx)||$ 8million|
Arijit Singh has a healthy physique and he is 5 feet 8 inches (168 cm) tall. Describing more about body fitness his weight is around 76 Kg (168 lbs). Arijit Singh always keeps himself fit and he is very health Conscious. His chest measurement is 40 Inches, Waist is 32 Inches & biceps measurement is 12 Inches. He has a nice hairstyle and got Black hair and Black Eyes.
Family Background and Relationship
He comes from musical family background. Arijit’s grandmother, mother, and sister are good singers. His father was Punjabi (LIC agent) and the mother of Bengali (Housewife). Arijit was a decent student but he was passionate about music in early childhood, that’s the reason why his father let him build up a career in music and managed proper training for the son. Arijit’s first wife named Ruprekha Banerjee. They met in the reality show ‘Fame Gurukul,’ later both got divorced. In 2014, he tied the knot to his old school friend Koel Roy, which was the second marriage for both.
Arijit Singh began his musical career at the age of 18 when he participated in the contemporary reality show, Fame Gurukul in 2005, and he came across famous filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali and Kumar Taurani. At the beginning of his musical career, he received nominations for the Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year award at the 2013 Mirchi Music Awards for renditions of “Phir Le Aya Dil” and “Duaa”, and later Arijit won the award for the same. Singh received widespread recognition with the release of “Tum Hi Ho” and “Chahun Main Ya Naa” in 2013 for the movie Aashiqui 2. Thereafter, Arjit Singh was announced the most-streamed Indian artist of the year 2019 by Spotify. He participated in a reality show titled 10 Ke 10 Le Gaye Dil and also won that competition.
He has also directed few films such as – ‘Bhalobashar Rojnamcha’ in 2015, and ‘Sa’ in 2018, his son Julalso acted in this film. It is impossible to mention all his hits songs track, but here is an attempt to cover some of these: ‘Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage Hum,’ ‘Bekhayali,’ ‘Kalank,’ ‘Ae Dil Hai Mushkil,’ ‘VeMahi,’ ‘Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga,’ ‘Phir Mohabbat,’ ‘Samjhawan,’ ‘Channa Mereya.’
Contact and Social Media Information
If you are a big fan of Arijit Singh and you want to know more about him so you can follow him on social media platforms such as Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. On social media platforms, you will get the latest photos, videos, and updates about him.
Arijit Singh at Instagram-@arijitsingh
Some Lesser Known Facts About Him
- Does Arijit smoke?: Yes
- Does Arijit drink alcohol?: Not Known
- Apart from Music, Singh has a keen interest in photography, cycling, and Bengali novels.
- Arijit is also a badminton player, writer, movie fan, and a documentary maker.
- His interest in music grew because of his mother who sang songs and played tabla.
- Singh has made appearances with his long hair and beard, When he questioned about his looks, he reasoned that he doesn’t get time to cut his hair or shave in Mumbai.
- “Kyunki Tum Hi Ho” from Aashiqui 2 was a breakthrough for him in the Bollywood industry.
- Arijit’s first song was “All for one” from High School Musical 2 and it was composed by a famous composer of Bollywood named Shankar Ehsan Loy.
- His father is a Punjabi and mother a Bengali, and his maternal side family was always into music and hence, his childhood dream was to become a singer in the Bollywood Industry.
- He is born in a Sikh family.
- His maternal grandmother used to sing.
- Arijit trained in Indian classical music.