Arijit Singh

Bet You Didn’t Know These 10 Facts About Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh is undoubtedly the most sought after playback singer in Bollywood today. He croons almost every second song, irrespective of the genre. Some of his biggest hits include Tum Hi Ho, Channa Mereya, Nashe Si Chadh Gayi, Kabhi Jo Baadal Barse, Sanam Re, and Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga. The singer is now on a 10-city tour and after seeing the euphoric response to the Kolkata show, we are certain the craze is just going increase. While you book your tickets for the Arijit Singh tour, check out these lesser-known facts about the country's favorite singer of the season. 

  • Arijit Singh did not have an easy start to his career. He participated in the music reality show Fame Gurukul in 2005 and made it to the Top 6. 
  • His first song was All For One for Disney Channel's High School Musical 2. The track was a huge hit. 
  • Singh’s favorite singers are Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh, and Mehdi Hasan.
  • The title tracks of a few TV shows have been sung by Arijit. The most popular of them is Madhubala – Ek Ishq Ek Junoon.
  • Arijit’s hobbies include photography, cycling, and reading Bengali novels. 
  • Singh made his big Bollywood music debut with Phir Mohabbat from Murder 2.
  • Before becoming a playback singer, Arijit Singh worked as a music programmer with Pritam Chakraborty and Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy
  • Arijit married his childhood friend Koel Roy in 2014. 
  • In an interview, Singh mentioned that he doesn't own a car and still uses public transport.
  • While he learned more about Indian Classical music from Rajendra Prasad Hazari, Birendra Prasad Hazari trained him in the pop genre.