Arijit Singh Wiki Height Weight Family Affairs Biography & More

Arijit Singh Wiki And Biogrphy
Full Name Arijit Singh
NicknameArijit
ProfessionSinger
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in feet inches– 5′ 6”
in centimeters- 168 cm
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 76 kg
in pounds- 168 Ibs
Body Measurements (approx.)– Chest: 40”
– Waist: 32”
– Biceps: 12”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth1987-04-25) 25 April 1987 (age 35)
Age (as in 2023)35 year
Birth PlaceJiaganj Azimganj, India
Zodiac sign/Sun signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownJiaganj, Murshisabad, West Bangal, India
SchoolsRaja Bijoy Singh High School, Murshisabad
Colleges/UniversitySpripat Singh College, Jiagonj.
Educational Qualification
DebutArijit Singh made his Bollywood debut with Mithoon-composition, “Phir Mohabbat” from Murder 2, which was recorded in 2009 though released in 2011.
FamilyFather– Kakkar Singh
Mother– Aditi Singh
Brother– N/A
Sister– Amrita Singh
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesCycling, Reading, Photography, Playing Badminton, Writing and Making Documentaries
Favourite Things
Favourite Food(s)Maacher jhol and mishti, alu seddo, daal, bhaat and alu posto
Favourite Colour(s)Unknown
Favourite ActressPriyanka Chopra, Deepika Padukone.
Favourite Singer(s)Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Kishore Kumar
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseKoel Roy
Marriage DateJanuary 20, 2014
ChildrenDaughter- 1 (Step-daughter) Son(s)- Jul & more (Name Not Known)
Money Factor
Salary6 Crore ( He charges massive 8-10 lacs per song in Movies ).
Net WorthThe net worth of around $20 Million

Arijit Singh (born 25 April 1987) is an Indian playback singer and music composer. The recipient of several accolades including a National Film Award and seven Filmfare Awards, he has recorded songs in several Indian languages.

Singh began his career when he participated in the contemporary reality show, Fame Gurukul in 2005, but did not receive widespread recognition until the release of “Tum Hi Ho” and “Chahun Main Ya Naa” in 2013. He was declared the most-streamed Indian artist of 2020, 2021 and 2022 by Spotify. He is the 3rd most followed artist globally and the most followed Asian on Spotify.


Early life

Arijit Singh was born on 25 April 1987 in JiaganjMurshidabadWest Bengal to Kakkar Singh, a Punjabi Sikh father and Aditi Singh, a Bengali Hindu mother. His paternal family came from Lahore during the Partition. He began his music training at a very young age at home. His maternal aunt trained in Indian classical music, and his maternal grandmother used to sing. His maternal uncle played the tabla, and his mother also sang and played the tabla. He studied at Raja Bijay Singh High School and later at the Sripat Singh College, a University of Kalyani affiliate. According to him he “was a decent student, but cared more about music” and his parents decided to train him professionally. He was taught Indian classical music by Rajendra Prasad Hazari and trained in tabla by Dhirendra Prasad Hazari. Birendra Prasad Hazari taught him Rabindra Sangeet (songs written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore) and pop music. At the age of three, he started training under the Hazari brothers, and at the age of nine, he got a scholarship from the government for training in vocals in Indian classical music.

Growing up, he listened to MozartBeethoven and Bengali classical music.[citation needed] He idolized musicians like Bade Ghulam Ali KhanUstad Rashid KhanZakir Hussain and Anand Chatterjee, and enjoyed listening to Kishore KumarHemant Kumar, and Manna Dey.


Personal life

In 2014, Singh married Koel Roy, a childhood friend and a neighbour of his. They have two children. Singh currently resides in AndheriMumbai.Singh says apart from being a singer, he is a badminton player, a writer, a movie freak and a documentary maker. He also likes cricket and cites Sachin TendulkarLance KlusenerSourav Ganguly, and Jonty Rhodes as his favorite sportsmen. He is an ardent football fan, and a Manchester United fan. He has also expressed a wish to sing the anthem for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. In badminton, he likes Saina Nehwal.

Singh’s mother, Aditi Singh, died from a cerebral stroke on 20 May 2021. She was 52 years of age.

Humanitarian work

Singh said in an interview that he would love to serve people through his NGO named “Let There Be Light” which works for the Below Poverty Line community. His NGO aims to include activities like blood bank camp (with proof and records and photographs of all the blood being delivered properly), distribution of clothes, books, stationery, etc. to Below Poverty Line children on a huge scale and seasonal human ground activities.


Awards and nominations

Main article: List of awards and nominations received by Arijit Singh

Singh at the 5th GiMA Awards in 2015

At the start of his singing 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“, winning the award for the latter. Singh was awarded the Wizcraft Honour for the Best Live Performer, and was one of the top 10 artists from across the world to be featured at The SSE Arena, Wembley in the SSE Live Awards 2016.

Singh has received five Mirchi Music Awards, seven Filmfare Awards, a Stardust Award, five IIFA Award, five Zee Cine Awards and four Screen Awards. He received Filmfare awards for five consecutive years from 2016 to 2020. He received nine awards from ten nominations for the song “Tum Hi Ho” from 2013 film Aashiqui 2. He also won the (IIFA) award in the category of “The Best Male Singer” for the song “Tum Hi Ho” in 2014.

In September 2014, The National Indian Students Union UK honored Singh with the Youth Icon – Music Award. He was named the most popular artist of 2014 by Hungama Digital Media Entertainment after winning an online poll conducted by music streaming website hungama.com. Forbes India magazine’s 100 Celebrity List placed him at rank 15 in 2016.

At the seventh Mirchi Music Awards in 2015, he was honored with the award for Best Male Vocalist for his rendition of the song “Samjhawan”. He was nominated for the 60th Filmfare Awards, held in 2015 under Best Male Playback Singer category for two songs “Mast Magan” and “Suno Na Sangemarmar”. He was voted online as the Best Male Singer by the readers of the IBN Live for the song “Muskurane”. He won Best Male Playback Singer award at the 61st Filmfare Awards, held in 2016 for the rendition of the song “Sooraj Dooba Hain”.

The GiMA, honoured him with awards for his rendition of the song “Soch Na Sake”, He was subsequently honored for his rendition of the most popular film and radio song “Gerua”, and the most streamed song “Sanam Re”. The Times of India Film Awards 2016, nominated him for his rendition of three songs “Aayat“, “Chunar” and “Hamari Adhuri Kahani”. In late 2016, Arijit received his first Stardust Award for Best Playback Singer (Male) for the song “Channa Mereya”. In 2017, he was nominated at Mirchi Music Awards under Male Vocalist of The Year category for four songs “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil”, “Channa Mereya”, “Bolna” and “Nashe Si Chadh Gayi”.He won the award for the song “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” He received a couple of nominations under Male Playback Singer category for “Channa Mereya” and “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil” from Ae Dil Hai Mushkil film in various award ceremonies in late 2016 and 2017.

He won the Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song “Tum Hi Ho” in 2014. He also won the (IIFA) award in the category of Best Male Singer for the song “Tum Hi Ho” in 2014. At the 7th Mirchi Music Awards 2015, he was awarded the Best Male Vocalist for his rendition of the song “Samjhawan”. Arijit had won IBN Live Movie Award for the song “Muskurane” in the Best Playback Singer category.He won Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for the song “Sooraj Dooba Hain” in 2016. The GiMA awarded him for his rendition of the song “Soch Na Sake“, he was awarded for the song “Gerua“, and the most-streamed song “Sanam Re“. He was awarded the Best Male Singer for the song “Channa Mereya at the Stardust Awards 2016. In 2017, at the 62nd Filmfare Awards, he won Best Male Playback Singer Award for the title song “Ae Dil Hai Mushkil“, and also won the Male Vocalist of The Year award at 2017 Mirchi Music Awards, for his rendition of the song. He was awarded the Best Male Playback Singer award for the song at the Zee Cine Awards in 2017.

At the 23rd Star Screen Awards, Singh was awarded the title of Best Male Playback Singer for his rendition of the song “Zaalima” and songs of Jagga Jasoos.

At the 63rd Filmfare Awards of 2018, he was awarded the Best Male Playback Singer for “Roke Na Ruke Naina” from Badrinath Ki Dulhaniya and was nominated for “Zaalima” from Raees. With this win, he won the Filmfare award for four consecutive years.

At the 66th National Film Awards of 2019, he was awarded with the Best Male Playback Singer for “Binte Dil” from Padmaavat.

Singh was awarded the Best Male Playback Singer for his rendition of the song “Ae Watan” from the film Raazi at the International Indian Film Academy awards.[citation needed] Arijit Singh is awarded Filmfare award for best male playback singer for the song “Kalank” from the movie Kalank, with this he won the award for a record five consecutive times and six times overall.

At the 68th Filmfare Awards of 2023, he was awarded with the Best Male Playback Singer for “Kesariya” from Brahmāstra: Part One – Shiva. With this Arijit Singh is awarded Filmfare award for best male playback singer for seven times overall.


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