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Arijit Singh Wiki – Biography, Lifestyle, Net Worth, Family, & Favourites
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 Early Life

Arijit Singh was born on 25 April 1987 in Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal to the family of Kakkar Singh who is a Sikh father and a Bengali mother respectively. At a very shortage, he started his music training at home. His maternal aunt trained him in Indian classical music, and his maternal grandmother used to sing accordingly. While Singh’s maternal uncle played the tabla, and his mother also sang and played the tabla. He completed his schooling at Raja Bijay Singh High School and graduated from Sripat Singh College which is a University of Kalyani affiliate.

According to Singh he “was a decent student in a class, but he has a keen interest in music” so his parents decided to train him professionally. Arijit was taught Indian classical music by Rajendra Prasad Hazari and trained in tabla by Dhirendra Prasad Hazari specifically. Apart from that, Birendra Prasad Hazari taught him Rabindra Sangeet (songs were written and composed by Rabindranath Tagore) and pop music. when he was only three years old, he begins training under the Hazari brothers, and when he was nine years old, Singh got a scholarship from the government for training in vocals in Indian classical music relatively.

His idolized musicians are such as Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Zakir Hussain, Ustad Rashid Khan,  and Anand Chatterjee respectively. while he enjoyed listening to Hemant Kumar, Kishore Kumar, and, Manna Dey.

Biography

Arijit Singh is a popular Indian playback singer who mainly works in Hindi and Bengali but has also performed singing in various Indian languages. He is honored by a National Award and a record six Filmfare Awards.

He started his career by participating in the contemporary reality show, Fame Gurukul in the year 2005, but didn’t receive so much appreciation before the release of “Tum Hi Ho” and “Chahun Main Ya Naa” Song in the year 2013. In the year 2019, Singh was declared the most-streamed Indian artist of the year by Spotify.

Lifestyle

Arijit Singh is approximate 5 feet 6 inches tall and he weighs around 76kg. His eyes have dark brown and the hair color is black. His sexual orientation is straight His Body Measurements of the chest are 40 inches, waist is 32 inches and biceps are 13 inches respectively. He appears to be active on various social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Instagram Profile: @arijitsingh

Net Worth

The estimated Net Worth of Arijit Singh is approximately $7 million as of 2021.

Salary

He charges around 13 lakh per song.

Affairs

  • Affairs/Girlfriends – Koel Roy Singh
  • Marital Status – Married
  • First Wife Name – Ruprekha Banerjee
  • Second Wife Name – Koel Roy Singh (m. 2014)(Children- 2)

Awards

Awards and honor received by Arijit Singh are the following:

BIG Star Entertainment Awards

Year Film Nominated Song Result  
2013 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Nominated  
2014 Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Samjhawan  
CityLights Muskurane
2015 Khamoshiyan “Khamoshiyan”  
Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Channa Mereya  
Kapoor & Sons Bolna

Bollywood Hungama Surfers Choice Music Awards

Year Film Nominated song Result
2013 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
2014 CityLights Muskurane Nominated
2015 Dilwale Gerua Won

Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2014 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
2015 2 States Mast Magan Nominated
Youngistaan Suno Na Sangemarmar Nominated
2016 Dilwale Gerua Nominated
Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain Won
2017 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Won
Channa Mereya Nominated
2018 Badrinath Ki Dulhania “Roke Na Ruke Naina” Won
Raees Zaalima Nominated
2019 Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety “Tera Yaar Hoon Main” Nominated
Raazi “Ae Watan” Won
Padmaavat “Binte Dil” Nominated
2020 Kalank “Kalank” Won
Kesari “Ve Maahi” Nominated

Filmfare Award East for Best Male Playback Singer

Year Film Nominated Song Result  
2014 Boss “Mon Majhi Re” Won  
Hawa Bodol “Din Khon Mapa Achhe” Nominated  
Rangbaaz “Ki Kore Toke Bolbo”
2017 Bastu-Shaap “Tomake Chuye Dilam”  
2018 Chaamp “Maula Re”  
Samantaral “Tui Chunli Jakhan”

Filmfare Awards South

Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer – Telugu

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2015 Manam “Kanulanu Thake” Nominated

Gaana User’s Choice Icons

Year Category Film Nominated song Result
2016 Favorite Male Artist N/A Overall Performance During the Year Won
2017 Best Male Singer Half Girlfriend Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga Pending

GiMA Award for Best Male Playback Singer

Year Category Film Nominated Song Result
2014 Best Male Playback Singer Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Laal Ishq
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Nominated
Best Duet Aashiqui 2 “Chahun Main Ya Na” (along with Palak Muchhal)
2015 Best Male Playback Singer CityLights Muskurane Won
Youngistaan Suno Na Sangemarmar Nominated
Best Duet Happy New Year Manwa Laage” (along with Shreya Ghoshal)
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Samjhawan” (along with Shreya Ghoshal) Won
2016 Best Male Playback Singer Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain Nominated
Bajirao Mastani Aayat
Khamoshiyan “Khamoshiyan”
Best Duet Airlift Soch Na Sake” (along with Tulsi Kumar) Won
Best Live Performer

Star Guild Award for Best Male Playback Singer

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2014 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
2015 Heropanti Aa Raat Bhar Nominated
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Samjhawan
Ek Villain “Humdard”
2016 Hamari Adhuri Kahani “Hamari Adhuri Kahani” Won
Khamoshiyan “Khamoshiyan” Nominated
Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain

Gujarati Iconic Film Awards

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2016 Wrong Side Raju “Satrangi Re” Nominated

IIFA Award for Best Male Playback

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2014 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
2015 CityLights Muskurane Nominated
2016 Hamari Adhuri Kahani “Hamari Adhuri Kahani”
Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain
2017 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Channa Mereya
2018 Jab Harry Met Sejal “Hawayein” Won
2019 Raazi “Ae Watan” Won
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety “Tera Yaar Hoon Main” Nominated
2020 The Sky Is Pink “Dil Hi Toh Hai” Pending
War “Ghungroo”

Mirchi Music Awards

Year Category Film Nominated Song Result
2012 Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Year Barfi! Phir Le Aya Dil Nominated
Shanghai Duaa Won
Album of The Year Barfi! (along with the musical team of Barfi!) Nominated
Cocktail (along with the musical team of Cocktail)
Song representing Sufi Tradition Agent Vinod “Raabta”
(along with PritamAmitabh Bhattacharya)
2013 Male Vocalist of The Year Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
Song of The Year Tum Hi Ho
(along with Mithoon)
Album of The Year Aashiqui 2 (along with the musical team of Aashiqui 2)
Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani (along with the musical team of Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani) Nominated
Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela (along with the musical team of Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela)
2014 Male Vocalist of The Year Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Samjhawan Won
Happy New Year Manwa Laage Nominated
CityLights Muskurane
Song of The Year Happy New Year Manwa Laage
(along with Vishal-ShekharIrshad KamilShreya Ghoshal)
CityLights Muskurane
(along with Jeet GannguliRashmi Virag)
Album of The Year 2 States (along with the musical team of 2 States) Won
CityLights (along with the musical team of CityLights) Nominated
Ek Villain (along with the musical team of Ek Villain)
Gunday (along with the musical team of Gunday)
Queen (along with the musical team of Queen)
Song representing Sufi Tradition 2 States Mast Magan
(along with Shankar–Ehsaan–LoyAmitabh BhattacharyaChinmayi Sripada)
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Samjhawan
(along with SharibToshiKumaar, Ahmad Anees, Shreya Ghoshal)
Raag-Inspired Song of the Year CityLights “Soney Do”
(along with Jeet GannguliRashmi Virag)
Won
2015 Male Vocalist of The Year Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain Nominated
Dilwale Gerua
Bajirao Mastani Aayat
ABCD 2 “Chunar”
Song of The Year Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain
(along with Amaal MallikKumaarAditi Singh Sharma)
ABCD 2 “Chunar”
(along with Sachin-JigarMayur Puri)
Tamasha “Agar Tum Saath Ho”
(along with A.R. RahmanIrshad KamilAlka Yagnik)
Dilwale Gerua
(along with PritamAmitabh BhattacharyaAntara Mitra)
Won
Album of The Year Bajirao Mastani (along with the musical team of Bajirao Mastani)
Roy (along with the musical team of Roy) Nominated
Badlapur (along with the musical team of Badlapur)
ABCD 2 (along with the musical team of ABCD 2)
Indie Pop Song of the Year Chal Wahan Jaate Hain “Chal Wahan Jaate Hain”
(along with Amaal MallikRashmi Virag)
2016 Male Vocalist of The Year Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Won
Channa Mereya Nominated
Befikre Nashe Si Chadh Gayi
Kapoor & Sons Bolna
Song of The Year Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Ae Dil Hai Mushkil
(along with PritamAmitabh Bhattacharya)
Channa Mereya (Unplugged)”
(along with PritamAmitabh Bhattacharya)
Channa Mereya
(along with PritamAmitabh Bhattacharya)
Won
Album of The Year Ae Dil Hai Mushkil (along with the musical team of Ae Dil Hai Mushkil)
Dangal (along with the musical team of Dangal) Nominated
Kapoor & Sons (along with the musical team of Kapoor & Sons)
Raag-Inspired Song of the Year Jai Gangaajal “Sab Dhan Maati (Male)”
(along with Salim–SulaimanManoj Muntashir)
2017 Male Vocalist of The Year Jab Harry Met Sejal “Hawayein” Won
Half Girlfriend Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga Nominated
Badrinath Ki Dulhania “Roke Na Ruke Naina”
Song of The Year Jab Harry Met Sejal “Hawayein”
(along with PritamIrshad Kamil)
Won
Badrinath Ki Dulhania “Roke Na Ruke Naina”
(along with Amaal MallikKumaar)
Nominated
Album of The Year Jab Harry Met Sejal (along with the musical team of Jab Harry Met Sejal) Won
Raabta (along with the musical team of Raabta) Nominated
Jagga Jasoos (along with the musical team of Jagga Jasoos)
2018 Male Vocalist of The Year Padmaavat “Binte Dil”
Raazi “Ae Watan”
Song of The Year Raazi “Ae Watan”
(along with Shankar–Ehsaan–LoyGulzar)
Album of The Year Padmaavat (along with the musical team of Padmaavat) Won
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety (along with the musical team of Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety) Nominated
Raazi (along with the musical team of Raazi)
Kedarnath (along with the musical team of Kedarnath)
2019 Male Vocalist of The Year Kabir Singh “Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage”
Kalank “Kalank” Won
Song of The Year Kabir Singh
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“Tujhe Kitna Chahne Lage”
(along with Mithoon)
Nominated
War “Ghungroo”
(along with Vishal-ShekharKumaarShilpa Rao)
Kalank “Kalank”
(along with PritamAmitabh Bhattacharya)
Won
Album of The Year Kesari (along with the musical team of Kesari)
Kabir Singh (along with the musical team of Kabir Singh) Nominated
Kalank (along with the musical team of Kalank)
Song Producer – Arranging & Programming Kalank “Kalank”
(along with DJ PhukanSunny M.R., Jim Satya, Prasad Sashte)

Mirchi Music Awards Bangla

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2013 Boss “Mon Majhi Re” Won
Bojhena Shey Bojhena “Bojhena Se Bojhena” Nominated
C/O Sir “Theme Jaye Megh”
Hawa Bodol “Din Khon Mapa Ache”
Mishawr Rawhoshyo “Baalir Shawhor”
2014 Apur Panchali “Apur Payer Chhap”
Bangali Babu English Mem “O Re Mon Udashi”
Borbaad “Parbo Naa (Revisited)”
2015 Lorai “Kichhu Kichhu Kotha”
Herogiri “Ke Tui Bol” Won
Abby Sen “Moneri Majhe Jeno” Nominated
2016 Gangster “Thik Emon Ebhabe”

National Film Awards

Year Language Film Nominated song Result
2018 Hindi Padmaavat “Binte Dil” Won

RMIM Puraskaar

Year Category Film Nominated song Result
2012 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year Won
Best Sung Solo Song Barfi! “Phir Le Aya Dil”
Song of The Year “Phir Le Aya Dil”
Satish Kalra Sammaan (along with the musical team of Barfi!)
2013 Best Sung Solo Song Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela Laal Ishq Nominated
2014 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year Won
Best Sung Solo Song Haider “Gulon Mein Rang Bhare” Nominated
“Khul Kabhi”
Satish Kalra Sammaan (along with the musical team of Haider) Won
Queen (along with the musical team of Queen)
2015 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year
Satish Kalra Sammaan Bajirao Mastani (along with the musical team of Bajirao Mastani)
2016 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year
Best Sung Solo Song Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Channa Mereya Nominated
2017 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year Won
RMIM Samman Jab Harry Met Sejal (along with the musical team of Jab Harry Met Sejal)
2018 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year Won
Best Sung Solo Song Raazi “Raazi” Nominated
Best Sung Duet Song Laila Majnu “Aahista”(along with Jonita Gandhi) Nominated
2019 Male Singer of the Year Overall Performance During the Year Won
Best Sung Solo Song Sonchiriya “Ruan Ruan” Nominated

Screen Award for Best Male Playback

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2014 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won
2015 CityLights Muskurane
Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania Samjhawan Nominated
2017 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Channa Mereya
2018 Jab Harry Met Sejal “Hawayein”
Raees Zaalima Won
Jagga Jasoos “Galti Se Mistake”
2019 Raazi “Ae Watan”
2020 Kesari “Ve Maahi” Nominated

South Indian International Movie Awards

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2015 Manam “Kanulanu Thaake” Nominated

Stardust Awards

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2014 CityLights Muskurane Nominated
Main Tera Hero Palat – Tera Hero Idhar Hai
Youngistaan Suno Na Sangemarmar
2015 Hamari Adhuri Kahani “Hamari Adhuri Kahani”
Khamoshiyan “Khamoshiyan”
2016 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Channa Mereya Won
Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Nominated
Fitoor “Yeh Fitoor Mera”

Tele Cine Awards

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2013 Bojhena Shey Bojhena “Bojhena Shey Bojhena” Won
2015 Herogiri “Ke Tui Bol” Nominated
2016 Shudhu Tomari Jonyo “Egiye De”
2017 Gangster “Tomake Chai”
2018 Chaamp “Maula Re”

Times of India Film Awards

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2016 Hamari Adhuri Kahani “Hamari Adhuri Kahani” Nominated
Bajirao Mastani Aayat
ABCD 2 “Chunar”

West Bengal Film Journalists’ Association Awards

Best Male Playback Singer

Year Film Nominated Song Result
2017 Gangster “Tomake Chai” Nominated
2018 Bolo Dugga Maiki “Dugga Ma” Nominated
Chaamp “Maula Re” Won

Best Background Score

Year Film Result
2020 Kedara Nominated

Zee Cine Award for Best Playback Singer – Male

Year Film Nominated Song Result  
2014 Aashiqui 2 Tum Hi Ho Won  
2016 Roy Sooraj Dooba Hain  
Dilwale Gerua Nominated
2017 Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Ae Dil Hai Mushkil Won  
Channa Mereya Nominated
“Alizeh”
2018 Half Girlfriend “Phir Bhi Tumko Chaahunga”  
Raees Zaalima
Jab Harry Met Sejal “Hawayein”
2019 Raazi “Ae Watan”  
2020 Kesari “Ve Maahi”  
Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas “Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas” Won

Other awards

Year Nominated work and artist Award Result Ref.
2014 Tum Hi Ho” – Aashiqui 2 Gaana Awards for Most Popular Singer (Male) Won [66]
Sawan Aaya Hai” – Creature 3D Indian Cinema Magazine UK Awards – Best Male Playback Singer
2015 Muskurane– CityLights IBNLive Movie Awards-Best Male Playback Singer [67]

 

Family

Family details of Arijit Singh are the following:

  • Father Name– Kakkar Singh (LIC agent)
  • Mother Name– Name not known (Bengali)
  • Sister Name– Amrita Singh

Facts

Some of the unknown facts about Arijit Singh are the following:

  • Arijit Singh was born on 25 April 1987 in Jiaganj, Murshidabad, West Bengal to the family of Kakkar Singh who is a Sikh father and a Bengali mother respectively.
  • At a very shortage, he started his music training at home. His maternal aunt trained him in Indian classical music, and his maternal grandmother used to sing accordingly.
  • While Singh’s maternal uncle played the tabla, and his mother also sang and played the tabla.
  • He completed his schooling at Raja Bijay Singh High School and graduated from Sripat Singh College which is a University of Kalyani affiliate.
  • According to Singh he “was a decent student in a class, but he has a keen interest in music” so his parents decided to train him professionally.
  • Arijit was taught Indian classical music by Rajendra Prasad Hazari and trained in tabla by Dhirendra Prasad Hazari specifically.
  • His idolized musicians are such as Bade Ghulam Ali Khan, Zakir Hussain, Ustad Rashid Khan, and Anand Chatterjee respectively.
  • while he enjoyed listening to Hemant Kumar, Kishore Kumar, and, Manna Dey.
  • Arijit Singh is a popular Indian playback singer who mainly works in Hindi and Bengali but has also performed singing in various Indian languages.
  • He is honored by a National Award and a record six Filmfare Awards.
  • He started his career by participating in the contemporary reality show, Fame Gurukul in the year 2005, but didn’t receive so much appreciation before the release of “Tum Hi Ho” and “Chahun Main Ya Naa” Song in the year 2013.
  • In the year 2019, Singh was declared the most-streamed Indian artist of the year by Spotify.

Favorites

Some of the favorite things of Arijit Singh are the following:

  • Favorite Actor – Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar, Salman khan
  • Favorite Actress – Deepika Padukone, Priyanka Chopra
  • Favorite Color – Black
  • Favorite Singer – Lata Mangeshkar, Kishore Kumar, Mohammed Rafi
  • Favorite Musician – Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh, Mehdi Hassan, Ustad Rashid Ali Khan, Ustad Amjad Ali Khan, KK and Michael Jackson
  • Favorite Sports – Cricket, Football, Badminton
  • Favorite Football Team – Argentina and Brazil
  • Favorite Footballer – Lionel Messi
  • Hobbies – Singing, Travelling, Photography, Playing Badminton or Football

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