Arijit Singh Turns A Year Older On April 25

Arijit Singh Turns A Year Older On April 25

Here's Some quick facts about the sensational music maestro.

The singer was born on April 25, 1987, in the West Bengal district of Jiaganj, Murshidabad, to a Punjabi father and Bengali mother.

The versatile singer had various influences growing up, including Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh, Mehdi Hassan, Kishore Kumar.

The classically trained maestro first came to prominence as an 18-year-old on reality TV series Fame Gurukul in 2005.

Top filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali recognised his talent on Fame Gurukul and got him to sing Yun Shabnami for his film Saawariya (2007)

He made his Telugu language singing debut with Neeve Na Neeve Na from Kedi (2010), which became his first major film song release

He made his official Bollywood singing debut with the Mithoon composed song Phir Mohabbat from Murder 2 (2011).

The versatile singer and musician once confessed that he likes all genres except heavy metal because it is too loud.

Arijit was declared the most-streamed Indian artist of 2020 and 2021 by Spotify and is currently the most followed Asian soloist on the music  platform.

Arijit Singh is in concert at Utilita Arena in Birmingham on May 1 and OVO Arena Wembley in London on May 2.