Sonu Nigam

BORN: 30th July

OCCUPATION: Playback Singer

INSTRUMENT: Harmonium,Piano

PRESENT CITY: Mumbai

NATIONALITY: Indian

PROFILE   449

Sonu Nigam, one of India's most versatile and celebrated playback singers, was born on July 30  in Faridabad, Haryana. From a young age, Sonu displayed an exceptional talent for music, often accompanying his father, Agam Kumar Nigam, a professional singer, to various stage shows and performances. His early exposure to music set the foundation for a remarkable career in the Indian music industry.

Rise to Fame

Sonu moved to Mumbai at the age of 18 to pursue his dream of becoming a playback singer. He trained under classical music maestro Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan, honing his skills and preparing for a successful career. Sonu's breakthrough came with the song "Accha Sila Diya" from the movie Bewafa Sanam (1995). However, it was the song "Sandese Aate Hain" from Border (1997) that catapulted him to stardom.

Career Highlights

Sonu Nigam's career spans over three decades, during which he has recorded numerous chart-topping songs across various genres and languages. Known for his versatility, Sonu has sung in Hindi, Kannada, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Odia, and many other Indian languages. His soulful voice, technical precision, and emotive performances have earned him a loyal fan base and critical acclaim.

Personal Life

Sonu Nigam is married to Madhurima Nigam, and they have a son named Nevaan. Besides his singing career, Sonu is also known for his philanthropic activities and has been involved in various charitable initiatives.

Sonu Nigam's Popular Songs List

Hindi Songs

  1. "Sandese Aate Hain" - Border
  2. "Kal Ho Naa Ho" - Kal Ho Naa Ho
  3. "Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin" - Agneepath
  4. "Suraj Hua Maddham" - Kabhi Khushi Kabhie Gham
  5. "Saathiya" - Saathiya
  6. "Panchhi Nadiya" - Refugee
  7. "Do Pal" - Veer-Zaara
  8. "Main Agar Kahoon" - Om Shanti Om
  9. "Zoobi Doobi" - 3 Idiots
  10. "Soniyo" - Raaz: The Mystery Continues

Kannada Songs

  1. "Anisuthide" - Mungaru Male
  2. "Baa Baa Baa" - Galipata
  3. "Ninnindale" - Milana
  4. "Yeno Onthara" - Hudugaru
  5. "Nenapirali" - Nenapirali

Bengali Songs

  1. "Jeena" - Aparajita Tumi
  2. "Bhul Jaan" - Moner Manush
  3. "Prithibir Shesh Station" - Autograph
  4. "Mon Mane Na" - Mon Mane Na
  5. "Chirodin" - Amar Sangi

Sonu Nigam's contribution to the Indian music industry is unparalleled, and his melodious voice continues to resonate with music lovers worldwide.


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