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Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh is one of the most loved and famous singers from India. In 2005, he was among the top six contestants on the reality singing show Fame Gurukul, and later, he went on to work as an assistant to music director Pritam. Arijit Singh, known for his deep voice that resounds with love tunes, is breaking new ground in the music industry by conjuring unforgettable notes for youthful hearts. On April 25, 1987, Arijit was born in Murshidabad, Jiaganj, West Bengal, India.

Education of Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh attended Raja Vijay Singh High School in his hometown before continuing his education at Shripat Singh College. Arijit subsequently finished his undergraduate studies and received his bachelor's degree. Arijit preferred to pursue singing instead of studying. As a result, he was uninterested in his studies.

Arijit Singh Singing Practice

Arijit's house was filled with lovers of music and talented singers. His mother and grandmother were excellent singers, and his mother was also a skilled tabla player. His maternal uncle was also a tabla player. This musical environment at home influenced him so much so that Arijit decided that he would pursue a profession in music as well. Rajendra Prasad taught Arijit classical music, while Dhirendra Prasad Hazari taught him the art of tabla playing. Birendra Prasad Hazari composed pop music for Arijit.

Personal Life of Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh has proven his talent for singing in India and internationally. Arijit married his childhood friends Koel Roy in 2014. Bengali traditions were followed throughout the wedding. Arijit has gone through a bitter divorce before marrying Koel for the second time. Koel Roy also has a son, and Arijit and Koyal are happily married. Today, whenever Arijit performs on stage, the audience requests that he sing "Tum Hi Ho" from Aashiqui-2.

Arijit Singh's career start

Arijit Singh

Arijit sang the song 'All for 1' on Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy's movie album 'High School Musical 2', which earned him his first exposure. In 2010, Arijit began working with 'Pritam Chakraborty.' He was cast in three movies by Pritam: Golmaal 3, Crook, and Action Replay. Arijit made his Bollywood debut in 2011 with Mithun's composition 'Phir Mohabbat Karne' from the film 'Murder 2', which was a major success. Arijit performed this song in 2009, but it was published in 2011.

Arijit Singh sang the song "Dua" for Vishal Shekhar in the film "Shanghai" in 2012. Arijit performed the song 'Raabta from the film 'Agent Vinod' in Pritam's composition in 2012, and Pritam sang and published it in four distinct versions from Arijit due to its success. In the same year, Arijit also worked with Pritam in the films Players, Cocktail, and Barfi. This earned Arijit various prizes as well.

Arijit's career was at its top in the year 2013. Arijit sang one of the most popular songs, 'Tum Hi Ho,' in Mithun's composition for the film 'Aashiqui 2' this year, and it became his biggest success. This love song was well-received, earning Arijit several honors and launching him to popularity as a playback singer. 'Jeet Ganguly' composed the music for this film, with whom Arijit has collaborated on other songs. Jeet was looking for a new voice for this film, and after hearing Arijit's song 'Dua' on YouTube, he decided to cast him in 'Aashiqui 2'. Arijit worked with Pritam in Karan Johar's film 'Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani' in 2013, singing practically all of the film's songs. Arijit was also named music producer for the film's song 'Balam Pichkari.' According to Arijit, this was a critical period in his career, as it aided him in his development as a musician. He has sung various songs in different films such as Phata Poster Nikla Hero, R. Rajkumar, Chennai Express, Boss, Jackpot, Goliyon Ki Rasleela 'Ram Leela,' and Mickey Virus this year.

Arijit collaborated with prominent music directors like Sajid-Wajid and A.R Rahman in 2014. After that, he worked with music directors like Amit Trivedi, Sharib-Toshi, Vishal Bhardwaj, Sachin Jigar, Tony Kakkar, and Palash Muchhal. Every small and big filmmaker wanted Arijit to sing a song in their film at this time since everyone felt that one song might make their entire picture a smash.

Net Worth of Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh has a network of around 7 million people.

Arijit's projected income; he has never published his actual earnings.

Arijit Singh Physical Stats

  • Height: 168 cm (5′ 6′′ in foot inches)
  • 76 kg in weight (in pounds- 168 lbs)
  • 40-32-13 are the body measurements (Chest: 40 Inches, Waist: 32 Inches, Biceps: 13 Inches)
  • Black is the color of the eyes.
  • The hair color is Black.

Awards and Achievements

Arijit Singh

Arijit has been nominated for 70 awards, out of which he won 23 awards from different award events. In 2013, Arijit earned ten nominations for his song "Tum Hi Ho," winning nine.

  • IIFA Award - 1
  • Mirchi Music Award - 3
  • Film fare Award - 2
  • Guild Award - 2
  • Zee Cine Award - 2
  • Arijit received the 'Youth Icon - Music Award 2014' from the National Indian Student Union UK (UK) in 2014.

Some interesting facts related to Arijit Singh

Arijit Singh
  • Arijit comes from a musical family; his grandmother, mother, and sister are accomplished singers.
  • Three different gurus have taught him music. Rajendra Prasad Hazari taught him Indian classical music, Dhirendra Prasad Hazari taught him tabla, and Birendra Prasad Hazari taught him Rabindrasangeet and pop music.
  • On the advice of his guru Rajendra Prasad Hajari, he began his singing career in 2005 by competing in the singing reality program "Fame Gurukul," however, he ended up in sixth place.
  • His favorite song is "Phir Le Aaya Dil" (Barfi).
  • She married her childhood friend Koel Roy for the second time in 2014, and it was their second marriage.
  • He is the creator of the non-profit charity "Let There Be Light," which helps the disadvantaged.


  • Arijit Singh was arrested in 2013 after becoming enraged during an interview with a journalist.
  • Arijit Singh said in 2015 that gangster Ravi Pujari was threatening him and demanding Rs 5 crore, but he did not register an FIR.
  • According to reports, Arijit and Salman Khan had a heated argument in 2016. Arijit is believed to have told Salman something sideways during an award ceremony, following which Salman became so enraged with him that he never saw him again. Arijit also recorded a song for Salman's film Sultan, and the latter, unforgiving of Arijit, had it removed. Arijit admitted his mistake and apologized to Salman several times via social media, but he did not respond to Salman on the matter.
  • Arijit was set to judge a Star Plus singing competition called 'Raw Star,' which had previously been judged by Honey Singh. The producers planned to take Honey and Arijit this time, but these singers didn't get along well; thus, the program was postponed. Arijit's lights are declining due to his deteriorating relationship with Salman, and he is being refused everywhere.

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