|Zubeen Garg Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 7 in|
|Date of Birth||November 18, 1972|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Zubeen Garg is an Indian singer, music director, composer, lyricist, music producer, actor, film director, multi-instrumentalist, film producer, scriptwriter, and philanthropist. The multifaceted artist has worked mainly in the Assamese, Bengali, and Hindi-language entertainment industries. His discography consists of albums like Anamika, Maya, Ujan Piriti, Asha, Chandni Raat, Zubeenor Gaan, Chanda, Rong, Akou Hiyamon, Bojalije Pepati, Mukti, Snigdha Jonak, Pansoi, Meghor Boron, Lajuki Mon, Zindagi, Sufi Ishq, Maa, Bhar Dhuporiya, Pakhi, Rangdhali, Mayabini, and Bandhoi. Zubeen Garg has become Assam’s highest-paid singer and was honored as a guest artist of the year by the Assam Convention at Oakbrook in Chicago, United States in 2011. He has also been a recipient of various accolades including the Global Indian Film Award, Stardust Award, National Film Award, Kalakaar Award, and Prag Cine Award.
Zubeen Garg, Goldie, Luitkontho, Heartthrob of Assam, Jiban Borthakur
Tura, Meghalaya, India
He divides his time between –
- Assam, India
- Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zubeen Garg got enrolled at B. Borooah College and pursued a degree in Bachelor of Science. However, he later dropped out to focus on his career as a singer.
Singer, Music Director, Composer, Lyricist, Music Producer, Actor, Film Director, Film Producer, Scriptwriter, Multi-instrumentalist, Philanthropist
- Father – Mohini Mohon Borthakur (Magistrate, Lyricist & Poet under the name “Kapil Thakur”)
- Mother – Late Ily Borthakur (Singer)
- Siblings – Jonkey Borthakur (Younger Sister) (Actor, Singer) (Died in a car accident in February 2002), Dr. Palme Borthakur (Sister)
Indian Folk Music, Indian Classical Music, Sufi, Filmi, Indian Pop, Rock, Blues
Tabla, Keyboard, Harmonium, Drums, Dhol, Guitar, Mandolin, Dotara, Harmonica
NK Production, AC MULTIMEDIA, Sony Music, Universal Music Group, Times Music, T-Series, Zee Music Company, Eros Now, Saregama, Dhwani Records, Zubeen Garg Music
5 ft 7 in or 170 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Zubeen Garg has dated –
- Garima Saikia (2002-Present) – He got married to fashion designer Garima Saikia on February 4, 2002.
Race / Ethnicity
Zubeen Garg is of Brahmin descent.
Zubeen Garg has done endorsement work for Reliance Trends.
Zubeen Garg Facts
- His first name “Zubeen” was inspired by the music composer Zubin Mehta and the musician opted for his gotra “Garg” as his last name.
- In 2002, he released his album Xixhu in memory of his younger sister who had died the same year.
- Zubeen Garg made a special appearance in the song Ya Ali in the 2006 Hindi-language romantic thriller film Gangster: A Love Story, starring Kangana Ranaut, Emraan Hashmi, and Shiney Ahuja.
- He co-starred as Colonel Goswami in the 2017 Assamese-language action drama film Mission China. For this performance, he won the Prag Cine Award in the “Best Actor (Popular)” category in 2018.
- Zubeen Garg has worked with artists like Lata Mangeshkar, Asha Bhosle, Sonu Nigam, Shaan, Shankar Mahadevan, Sagarika, Shweta Shetty, and others.
- In addition to his work in the Assamese, Bengali, and Hindi-language film and music industries, he has also sung in many other languages and dialects such as Bishnupriya Manipuri, Boro, English, Goalpariya, Kannada, Karbi, Khasi, Malayalam, Marathi, Mising, Nepali, Odia, Sanskrit, Sindhi, Tamil, Telugu, and Tiwa.
- He is a football enthusiast and has played matches to collect funds for flood-affected people.
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