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Sonu Nigam is an Indian playback singer whose songs have been featured mainly in Hindi and Kannada. He has also sung in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Odia, Tulu, Nepali and various Indian languages. Sonu began his singing career at the age of four when he joined his father Agam Kumar Nigam on stage to sing Mohammed Rafi\\\'s song \\\'Kya hua tera wada\\\'. His singing style is considered similar to the legendary Mohd. Rafi whom he also considers his motivation. He has also released Indian pop albums and acted in a number of movies. Nigam was the host of Sa Re Ga Ma from the start of the show until 1999. He has been one of the highest paid Indian singers. Nigam married Madhurima, who is from a Bengali family, on February 15, 2002. He has one son Nevaan Nigam, born on July 25, 2007.


Sonu Nigam on his acting stint, from Jaani Dushman to Love in Nepal: 'People appreciate that I didn't sign more films'

July 30, 2022 8:10 am

Sonu Nigam is among Indian music industry's top singers who also had a successful onscreen appearance in his albums. But, things were different when it comes to his acting stint in films like Jaani Dushman and Love in Nepal.

Laal Singh Chaddha song Kahani: Sonu Nigam's heartwarming voice puts soul into Aamir Khan's onscreen journey

July 19, 2022 8:36 am

Laal Singh Chaddha's latest song 'Kahani' is all about never giving up in life. The Aamir Khan starrer, also starring Kareena Kapoor Khan and Naga Chaitanya will release on August 11.

Modern Love Mumbai album review: No emotional heft

May 22, 2022 9:43 am

The only songs in the series that make some impact aren’t a part of the album.

Laal Singh Chaddha's Main Ki Karaan: Aamir Khan-Sonu Nigam join forces for a soulful number

May 12, 2022 11:51 am

Aamir Khan has dropped the second song of Laal Singh Chaddha "Main Ki Karaan" that has been sung by Sonu Nigam. Composed by Pritam, it has been penned by Amitabh Bhattacharya.

Sonu Nigam disagrees with Ajay Devgn on national language row, asks 'Baaki deshon se pange kam hain jo apne desh mein..'

May 04, 2022 11:29 am

Sonu Nigam has joined Manoj Bajpayee, Ram Gopal Varma, and Hansal Mehta in reacting to Ajay Devgn's comment about Hindi being the national language of India.

Padma Awards 2022: Meet awardees conferred in the field of art for their distinguished contribution

March 29, 2022 3:31 pm

This year, the list includes 4 Padma Vibhushans, 17 Padma Bhushans and 107 Padma Shris

Sonu Nigam receives Padma Shri from President Ram Nath Kovind, wife Madhurima and son Nevaan applaud. Watch

March 29, 2022 12:58 pm

Sonu Nigam has sung over 6,000 songs in more than 28 languages. Earlier, he has also received a National Award for the title track of Kal Ho Na Ho.

Sonu Nigam calls himself 'grand daddy' of reality shows, says he's 'tired' of being told to praise mediocre contestants

March 16, 2022 8:58 pm

Sonu Nigam had earlier said that he prefers to not participate in projects where he will essentially be made to audition.

Sonu Nigam says he's not a 'bhikhaari' singer, reveals he sang for Laal Singh Chaddha because of Aamir Khan

February 06, 2022 9:42 am

Sonu Nigam said in an interview that his fans wouldn't like it if he were to go around 'begging' for work.

Sonu Nigam wasn't pleased about getting the call for Padma Shri: 'Don't you think it is a little too late?'

February 06, 2022 9:39 am

Sonu Nigam shared that he was not very pleased about being conferred with a Padma Shri at this stage of his career, and refused it at first.


Khayyam funeral: Sonu Nigam, Alka Yagnik, Gulzar and others pay last respects

August 21, 2019 6:57 am

Before the funeral of noted music composer Khayyam, several Bollywood celebrities visited his residence in Mumbai to pay their tributes.

Indian Idol 9 Grand Finale highlights: Baahubali singer LV Revanth wins as Sachin Tendulkar, Sunil Grover dazzle

April 03, 2017 12:07 pm

Indian Idol 9 Grand Finale highlights: Sachin Tendulkar showcased his singing talent with Sonu Nigam. Sunil Grover sets the stage on fire.

Shilpa Shetty took a yoga class on Indian Idol 9. See pics

March 16, 2017 7:35 pm

Shilpa Shetty Kundra is Bollywood actor and a fitness icon, who recently launched her web-series for wellness.

OK Jaanu: Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur get musically connected

December 15, 2016 3:11 pm

Shraddha Kapoor, Aditya Roy Kapur promote OK Jaanu on the sets of Dil Hai Hindustani. The on-screen couple is giving off-screen relationship goals too.

Sonu Nigam, Akshay Kumar, Rishi Kapoor: Actors who went unrecognised with make-up

May 18, 2016 3:30 pm

Sonu Nigam slipped into the garb of an aged street performer, while the newly released web video 'The Roadside Ustaad' captures mixed reactions of commoners who were oblivious to the fact that the old man is Sonu. See examples of celebs who were unrecognisable with the make-up they did.

Bollywood celebs at Divya Dutta's mother Prayer Meet

January 14, 2016 1:59 pm

Actress Divya Dutta, who is noted for playing a variety of roles in various film genres, recently lost her mother. A prayer meet was held for her late mother in Mumbai on Janbuary 13 and it was attended by many celebs from television and film industry.

Kareena Kapoor, Kangana Ranaut are back in Mumbai

December 05, 2015 2:36 pm

Kareena Kapoor Khan and Kangana Rananut were potted at Mumbai airport on Friday evening, (December 4) on their return from Delhi. Meanwhile, Farhan Akhtar launched the song, 'Tere Bin' from his forthcoming film, 'Wazir' along with co-star Aditi Rao Hydari'.

Richa Chadda, Divya Dutta at Sonu Nigam's birthday bash

July 31, 2015 2:29 pm

Singer Sonu Nigam celebrated his birthday on Thursday (July 30) in Mumbai along with Richa Chadda, Farah Khan and Divya Dutta.

Sonakshi, Richa, Ali Fazal at 'Mary Kom' National Award success bash

May 13, 2015 3:40 pm

Sonakshi Sinha, Richa Chadda and Ali Fazal were seen at a success bash hosted for Priyanka Chopra's 'Mary Kom'.


Kavita Krishnamurthy opines on Sonu Nigam's Jet Airways row

February 09, 2016 8:17 am

New Delhi, Feb 8 (ANI): Speaking on the on-going Sonu Nigam's Jet Airways controversy, singer Kavita Krishnamurthy supported her counterpart, saying that suspension was a harsh decision. Sonu Nigam recently made headlines for performing on medley of songs on the Jet Airways flight, following which the airline has suspended the entire cabin crew of that flight. The 'Bole Chudiyan' songstress, who has worked with a variety of music composers including R. D. Burman, Hamsalekha and A. R. Rahman, was recently spotted at a musical night 'Basant Ke Rang' held in the national capital. Others who performed at the event were singer Shabir Kumar, and `Uttaran` famed TV star Sreejita among others.

Sonu Nigam launches first transgender '6 Pack Band' in Mumbai

January 07, 2016 1:14 pm

New Delhi, Jan 7 (ANI): Singer Sonu Nigam truly believes that if you wish for something whole-heartedly then the entire universe will make it happen for you, as his long time wish of doing something for the third gender has come true.Recently, he lent his support to India's first transgender band called '6 Pack Band' and has launched a music album in the show-biz capital Mumbai.The singer, who is overwhelmed with the entire experience, believes that the support to the band is not a social service but a game changer. Sonu Nigam will feature in the second song "Rab De Bande" from the album and said that he is eager to work in the other songs from the album.The album comprises of six songs sung by the transgenders which also includes a cover version of Grammy-winner Pharrell Williams' hit 'Happy'.Talking about the song, 'Fida', one of the singers and member of the band, expressed her gratitude towards life.The youth wing of Yash Raj Films - YFilms led by Ashish Patil is the brain behind the formation of this band, who wishes to make this video viral and just not limit the initiative to India.With initiatives like these from the entertainment industry, one can say that a step towards bright future of transgenders has already been taken.