Indian singer, music composer, and actor, Arijit Singh is a household name in the Hindi-speaking world. He has sung in Hindi, Bengali, and Urdu, and performed in various languages across the country. He has won several awards, including the National Award and six Filmfare Awards. We discuss some of his most memorable performances below. Here’s a look at the most popular songs he’s performed.
In his early years, Arijit Singh studied classical music, tabla, and pop music. His first hit song, “Phir Mohabbat,” was an instant hit, and his next hit, “Tum Hi Ho,” followed shortly thereafter. In fact, Bhansali saw Arijit on a reality show and invited him to sing in his first film, Mahesh Bhatt’s Murder 2. After hearing his talent, he invited him to perform in the upcoming Hindi movie Saawariya.
As an actor, Arijit Singh has made an impact in Bollywood through his singing, music programming, and philanthropy. Born and raised in Murshidabad, West Bengal, he studied at Sripat Singh College. The music training he received was passed down through his mother and maternal aunt, who were both trained in the art of singing. Arijit Singh’s training at the Sripat Singh College was under the direction of Hazari Brothers, Rajendra Prasad, Dhirendra Prasad, and Birendra Prasad.
Aside from popular songs, Arijit Singh has recorded several albums. His debut album, Love Aaj Kal, featured three original songs by Pritam. Other noteworthy songs from the film include “Haan Tum Ho”, “Deewana Teri”, and “Baaton Ko Teri”. In addition, he has collaborated with leading music directors including A. R. Rahman. And he has also collaborated with renowned singers like Shreya Ghoshal and A. R. Rahman.