Sonu Nigam

Sonu Nigam at Zee Cine Awards, 2013
Background information
Born30 July 1973 (age 46)
GenresPop Rockclassicalsemi-classicalghazalsplayback
  • Singer
  • actor
  • composer
  • anchor
Years active1988 – present
LabelsSony MusicT-SeriesTipsSaregama, Venus Records & Tapes

Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian playback singerlive performercomposer, host, and actor. He sings predominantly in Hindi and Kannada language films. He has also sung in EnglishBengaliManipuriGujaratiTamilTeluguMarathiTuluAssameseOdiaNepaliMaithiliMalayalam and various Indian languages.Nigam has also released Indian pop albums and acted in a number of Hindi films.He has been one of the highest paid Indian singers. He is often regarded as a “Modern Rafi” and is now considered as one of the most versatile and greatest singers of the Hindi film industry of all time. He is also regarded as the “Lord of Chords”.