Let’s talk about the most versatile singer “Sonu Nigam”, his history, family background, works, and success story. We’ll also get to know some interesting facts about Sonu Nigam.

Sonu Nigam is rejuvenating his millions of fans by his soothing voice, is a national award winner, he is so down to earth, Sonu Nigam is the best live performer and the most versatile voice. Sonu Nigam is the inspiration for many upcoming singers, is keeping the past legends Rafi Sahab and Kishor Da alive with his voice.

Sonu Nigam Singing Live

First of all, here is a snippet.

Date of Birth: July 30, 1973
Place of Birth: Faridabad, Haryana
Parents: Agam Kumar Nigam (Father) and Shobha Nigam (Mother)
Current Residence: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Wife: Madhurima Nigam
Children: Neevan Nigam
Education: J.D. Tytler School, New Delhi; University of Delhi, New Delhi
Height: 1.70 m
Weight: 71 kg
Famous As: Singer, Composer, Actor, and Television Personality
Number of Awards:15
Genres: Pop Rock Singing, Classical Singing, Semi-Classical Singing, Ghazals Singing, Playback Singing
Acclaim: Playback Singer
Net Worth: 8 million USD

Sonu began his singing vocation at four years old with his dad in front of an audience to sing “Kya Hua Tera Wada”. In 1990, At the age 18, He moved to Mumbai with his dad to began his profession in Bollywood music, where he prepared under the Hindustani established artist Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan. At the high school, He participated in different melodic rivalries and won the greater part of them. He got his first break for playback singing in the film Janam yet tragically, the film was not discharged. After Gulshan Kumar offered him a singing contract for his forthcoming task ‘Bewafa Sanam” tune was Achha Sila Diya Tune. it turned into a tremendous hit. In 1992, He discharged his first collection “Rafi Ki Yaadein”. After this, He sang in numerous motion pictures, for example, Muqabla, Meherban, Shabnam, Aag, Khuddar, Hulchul, Stuntman, Ramjaane, Gaddar, and numerous others.

At a certain point around 2010-2011, consistently Bollywood motion picture melody was sung by Sonu Nigam. He has worked with legends of Indian music like Lata Mangeshkar and Khayyam. He has extraordinary regard for contemporary artists like Sunidhi Chauhan, Shaan, Shreya Ghoshal, and Kailash Kher.

In 1992, he discharged a collection ‘Rafi Ki Yaadein’ comprising of fronts of popular Mohammed Rafi melodies. In 2007 he discharged another accumulation of Rafi melodies titled ‘Kal Aaj aurKal’ with over a 100 tunes in a six plate design. He likewise discharged the collection titled ‘Rafi Resurrected’, a two-plate accumulation of Rafi tunes, in 2008.

Sonu Nigam is generally new in the job of a music arranger and has made music out of a few tracks in standard Bollywood films like, ‘Singh Saab the Great’ (2013), ‘Jal’ (2014), ‘Upbeat Anniversary’ (2016) and ‘Tum Jo Mil Gaye Ho’ (2016).

Aside from a sweet voice, Sonu is additionally honored with brilliant great looks. He has included in motion pictures like ‘Jaani Dushman: EkAnokhiKahani’ (2002), ‘Kash Aap Hamare Hote’ (2003) and ‘Love in Nepal’ (2004). These films did not toll well in the cinema world and Sonu did not seek after acting further.

Till date, Sonu Nigam has had 29 designations of which he has won 15. He has packed away esteemed honors like Film Fare, Zee Cine Awards and National Film Awards. He won a most extreme number of honors for Best Playback Singer Male for the title track of film ‘Kal Ho Na Ho’. A rundown of his designation and grants might be found in http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0631415/.

He met the affection for his life at a music appear! Sonu Nigam’s significant other is a noteworthy purpose for his prosperity! Sonu met Madhurima at a music appear in 1995. They struck a moment association and the couple kept in contact after that. Love wasn’t too far-removed the skyline for them. They dated for a long time before understanding that they were made for one another. Sonu had a place from a Garwhali people group while Madhurima was a good ‘old fashioned Bengali. In any case, the distinctive societies didn’t prevent these two lovebirds from getting married in 2002.


  • Sonu Nigam is master of regional Language.
  • He can sing in Hindi, Bengali, Oriya, Kannada, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, and many other languages.
  • He performed on the stage with his father(Agam Kumar) at the age of four.
  • Sonu Nigam won first Film fare award in 1999.
  • Sonu Nigam’s tweet on the use of loudspeakers for Azaan at mosques created controversy.
  • He tweeted “everyone has the right to an opinion, except a celebrity”. His tweet comes on at the time when Amir Khan’s statement on intolerance in India. This ended up getting widespread criticism.
  • He deleted his Twitter account on 24th May 2017, said that there is a lack of respect for freedom of speech.

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At the end, lets take a look at few quotes by Sonu Nigam 🙂

You don’t have to be the sexiest girl or the most talented person to have the X factor. X factor is something you are born with that is your own. And the moment that you realize how to tap into that quality that you have within, and how to bring that individuality out of yourself, that is when you discover the X factor.

For me, learning is a continuous process and an all-inclusive one – reading a book, learning a musical instrument or learning the martial art called Taekwondo. Teach myself something new – that’s my prayer.

If you ask me about my success story, the secret is I know when to pull myself back. I don’t overexpose myself; I give proper gaps whenever I can. I do not over spend myself, I keep myself busy in lot of activities. I really work hard; I work harder than others, by focussing on my fitness level and studying music.

Quotes source: https://www.brainyquote.com/authors/sonu_nigam

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