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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.

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Sonu Nigam: Marketing aspect shouldn't interfere in the creativity of the show

Sonu Nigam said listeners of his show Benadryl Big Golden Voice season 6, will not have to go through emotional turmoil unlike other reality shows.

Singer Sonu Nigam: Every era has good and bad work

The team of Mitron starring Jackky Bhagnani and Kritika Kamra launched the song "Kamariya" in Mumbai. At this event, singer Sonu Nigam was present, among other singers like Darshan Rawal, Jubin Nautiyal from the film.

Music industry explains why Bollywood is recreating old songs

Bollywood's love for remixing old classics is growing. The past few months have seen a tsunami of recreated songs like "Ek Do Teen" and "Dilbar", many of them couldn't get audience appreciation. Here's what industry icons have to say about the latest trend.

Sonu Nigam: Everyone, irrespective of knowledge, now has an opinion on creating music

Singer Sonu Nigam feels that nowadays everyone, irrespective of knowledge, has an opinion on creating music, which was not the case in the 1960s and 70s.


Sonu Nigam: Radio took away indie music's business

Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam reasoned that the radio has perhaps stopped promoting indie tracks due to being "over-enamoured" by Bollywood. The popular singer, who has spent over 25 years in the film industry, had earlier come up with independent albums like "Deewana" and "Mausam"

Sonu Nigam: Not standing up for National Anthem in cinema halls shows arrogance

"National anthem is something that's prestigious and sensitive. Why do you want to belittle it by playing it in theatres? If I respect my national anthem, why will I play it in a place where people have come to enjoy a movie," Bollywood singer, Sonu Nigam.

Happy Birthday Sonu Nigam: Relax yourself with these melodious songs by the versatile singer

Happy Birthday Sonu Nigam: The singer who turned 44 today has entertained us with his melodious and versatile singing. Whether Shah Rukh Khan or Salman Khan, he has lent his voice for songs for almost every big star in the industry and has given one hit after another, adding credits to his discography. Over his career spanning two decades, Sonu has not only sung in Hindi movies but has also lent his voice for numerous songs in Kannada, Odia, Tamil, Assamese, Punjabi, Bengali, Malayalam, Marathi, Telugu and Nepali.

After Sonu Nigam, Suchitra Krishnamoorthi says azaan on loudspeakers 'uncivilised'; Twitterati weigh in

An evidently annoyed Suchitra Krishnamoorthi wrote on Twitter - "came home at 4.45 am 2 most aggressive/ ear shattering call of azaan. Nothing more lowlife & dumb than such extreme imposed religiousity," subsequently generating quite a buzz on social media.

Sonu Nigam pledges Rs 5 lakh to bus driver Sheikh Saleem who drove the pilgrims to safety during militant firing

Bollywood singer Sonu Nigam had been really moved by the driver's courage and his presence of mind. He made sure that the driver was tracked down and ensured that the money reached him safely. When we contacted the singer, he told us how such kind gestures are of utmost importance.

WATCH: Sonu Nigam sings Dhinchak Pooja's 'Dilon Ka Shooter' in Kumar Sanu style and you can't miss it!

Yes, Sonu Nigam recently shared a video of him singing Dhinchak Pooja's hit song 'Dilon Ka Shooter' a la Kumar Sanu style. Step aside Ed Sheeran and Sia, now Dhinchak Pooja's songs are getting some famous covers instead.

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Kavita Krishnamurthy opines on Sonu Nigam's Jet Airways row

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

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.