Sonu Nigam is a famous Playback singer of Bollywood and one of the highest paid singers in India. His versatile singing produced songs in various genres including Pop, Ghazals, Classical etc.
Sonu started his career as a singer in the year 1990. He recorded songs in various Indian languages like Kannada, Hindi, Assamese, Telugu, Tamil and others. He is the first singer to give solo concerts in India. He hosted many TV shows and judged famous shows like Indian Idol, Sa Re Ga Ma Little Champs International, ChhoteUstaad and X factor. He is currently judging Indian Idol Season 7 along with Anu Malik and farah khan.
Sonu may be well-known for singing but he was initially introduced to entertainment industry as a child artist and we can see his performance in many movies. After he started singing, there was no looking back and he sung more than 1500 songs in various languages. His motivation comes from Mohd Rafi and he carries that essence in his singing.
- Best Male Vocalist – MTV Video and Music Awards, Royal Stag Mirchi Music Awards
- Favorite Evergreen Singer – Lions Gold Award
- Best Male Playback Singer – Zee Cine Awards, Big Star Entertainment Awards, FilmFare and more.
- Kal Ho Naa Ho/ Kal Ho Naa Ho 2003
- Mere Haath Mein/ Fanaa 2006
- Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna/ Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna 2006
- Abhi Mujh Main Kahin/ Agneepath 2011
- Rehnuma/ Rocky Handsome 2015 and many more.
DOB:July 30, 1973
Place of Birth:Haryana
Studied At: University of Delhi
Spouse: Madhurima Nigam
Height: 5 Ft 7 Inches
Profession:Singer, Music Director and actor.