|Arijit Singh Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||April 25, 1987|
Arijit Singh is an Indian singer, music composer, music programmer, and music producer who mainly sings in Hindustani and Bengali languages. Regarded by many as one of the best singers in the Indian music industry, he has been a recipient of several accolades including at least one National Award and 6 Filmfare Awards. His discography consists of songs like Raabta, Phir Le Aya Dil, Tum Hi Ho, Dilliwaali Girlfriend, Meri Aashiqui, Milne Hai Mujhse Aayi, Chahun Main Ya Naa, Hum Mar Jayenge, Ilahi, Laal Ishq, Tose Naina, Dhokha Dhadi, Love Me Thoda Aur, Main Dhoondne Ko, Suno Na Sangemarmar, Palat – Tera Hero Idhar Hai, Raat Bhar, Mast Magan, Ek Charraiya, Shaayraana, Samjhawan, Hai Dil Ye Mera, Tere Hoke Rahenge, Sawan Aaya Hai, Mohabbat Barsa De, Manwa Laage, Jaise Mera Tu, Tu Chale, Sooraj Dooba Hain, Judaai, Teri Meri Kahaani, Hamari Adhuri Kahani, Baaton Ko Teri, Shaam Ke Saaye, Senti Wali Mental, Agar Tum Saath Ho, Gerua, Aayat, Janam Janam, Soch Na Sake, Dil Cheez Tujhe Dedi, Tera Chehra Jab Nazar Aye, Sanam Re, Gazab Ka Hai Ye Din, Bolna, Mohenjo Mohenjo, Dekha Hazaro Dafaa, Ae Dil Hai Mushkil, Channa Mereya, The Breakup Song, Mera Ishq, Main Tara Boyfriend, Naina, Nashe Si Chadh Gayi, Zaalima, Roke Na Ruke Naina, Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga, Uska Hi Banana, Phir Na Aisi Raat Aayegi, Lambiyaan Si Judaiyaan, Phir Wahi, Tera Yaar Hoon Main, Ae Watan, Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage, Heeriye, Aashiqui Aa Gayi, Ik Vaari Aa, Khamoshiyan, Muskurane, Tumse Bhi Zyada, and Kesariya.
Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal, India
Andheri, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Arijit completed his schooling at Raja Bijay Singh High School and went on to complete his college education at Sripat Singh College, a University of Kalyani affiliate. He trained in Indian classical music under the scholarship he acquired from the government.
Singer, Music Composer, Music Programmer, Music Producer
- Father – Kakkar Singh
- Mother – Aditi Singh (Singer) (Died in 2021)
- Siblings – He has a sister.
Arijit has been represented by TM Talent Management.
Playback Singing, Filmi, Pop, EDM, Ghazal, Indian Classical, Sufi, Qawwali, Western Classical Music, Rabindra Sangeet
Vocals, Guitar, Piano, Tabla
Oriyon Music, Zee Music Company, T-Series, Sony Music India, YRF Music, Tips
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
76 kg or 167.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Arijit Singh has dated –
- Koyel Roy (2014-Present) – Arijit tied the knot with his childhood friend Koyel at Trapith Temple in West Bengal on January 21, 2014. The wedding was an intimate affair with only close family and relatives present. They have 2 sons.
- Arijit was also married earlier to one of the contestants he met at a reality show. The union did not last, and the two decided to separate and eventually divorce.
Race / Ethnicity
Arijit has Punjabi ancestry on his father’s side and Bengali ancestry on his mother’s side.
- His smile
- Curly hair
- Usually seen with a beard
- His grainy and raw voice
Arijit has lent his voice to the following commercials –
- Hero Splendor
Best Known For
His versatility and his singing in Indian cinema
As a Singer
- Arijit Singh made his debut as a singer with the Bengali movie Egaro: The Immortal XI in 2011 and lent his vocals for the background score.
- His first song in a Bollywood movie was Phir Mohabbat in the 2011 film Murder 2.
First TV Show
Arijit made his television show debut as a contestant on the reality show Fame Gurukul in 2005.
Arijit prefers to play any sport to keep himself fit.
His usual diet is as follows –
- Breakfast – Home-made food
- Lunch – Dal, Sabzi, and Roti
- Evening Snack – Health Drink
- Dinner – Soup and a very light meal with 1 Roti
Arijit Singh Favorite Things
- Fruits – Oranges, Apples
- Desserts – Ice-creams
- Restaurant – Food Inn
- Dish – Home-made food
- Genre – Folk Music
- Song – Phir Le Aaya Dil
- Cricket Players – Sachin Tendulkar, Lance Klusener, and Jonty Rhodes
- Singers – Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammed Rafi, Coldplay
- Footballers – Lionel Messi, Thomas Muller
- Badminton Player – Saina Nehwal
- Music Directors – Pritam Chakraborty, Vishal-Shekhar, Shankar-Ehsan-Loy, Amit Trivedi, Mithun Sharma, A. R. Rahman, Sajid-Wajid
Source – The New Indian Express, Times of India, Wikipedia, Radio And Music, Times of India
Arijit Singh Facts
- He admits to being very media-shy.
- His mother passed away in May 2021 at the age of 52 due to a cerebral stroke.
- His hobbies include cycling and photography.
- He is fond of reading Bengali novels and short stories.
- Arijit was fond of listening to Mozart, Beethoven, and Bengali classical music when he was young.
- He is a philanthropist and also owns an NGO named Let There Be Light.
- In January 2022, it was revealed that Arijit had tested positive for COVID-19.
Featured Image by Arijit Singh / Instagram