Sonu Nigam commands popularity and huge fan following amongst the music aficionados. One of the most talented singers around, he can be definitely termed as a teen idol. He is credited to inspire many youths across India to pursue singing as a viable career. Known for belting out one romantic song after another, he has done wonderfully well in songs of other genre as well. A talented singer is known for his variety and Sonu Nigam exemplifies that notion.
Born on July 30th 1973, Sonu Nigam took his first breath in Faridabad district of Haryana. He belongs to a family of singers as his father Agam Kumar has perfomed in various stage shows and also launched an album. He moved to Mumbai at a very early age to pursue his encounter with destiny. He used to accompany his father in his childhhod and also gave few moving performances as a kid. His first break came in movie ‘Janum’ in the year 1990. Seeing his talent he was approached by music magnate late Gulshan Kumar. His songs in the movie ‘Bewafa Sanam’ were appreciated by all and thereafter offers poured in. In between he also started to host singing talent show ‘Sa Re Ga Ma’. His shot to fame came with song ‘Ye Dil deewana’ in the movie Pardesh and it was followed by melancholic ‘Sandese Aate Hain’ from the movie Border.
Thereafter, he gave one hit after another. He sang songs for film hits like Taal, Pukar, Saathiya, Har Dil Jo Pyar Karega etc. One of the most sought after singers, Sonu Nigam also released popular albums like Jaan, Deewana, Mausam, Yaad, and Chanda Ki Doli. A multitalented personality he also tried his hands at acting in movies like Love in Nepal, Jaani Dushman and Kash Aap Hamare Hote. He has continued to be one of the most sought after singers in India.