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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 addresses 'sob stories' on reality shows amid Indian Idol 12 controversy: 'A marketing thing'

June 15, 2021 10:09 am

As Indian Idol 12 battles controversy for playing on emotional content instead of focussing on singing, Sonu Nigam shares his take on sob stories in reality shows

Sonu Nigam asks Indian Idol 12 team to end controversy: Stop taking advantage of Amit Kumar's silence

June 03, 2021 8:49 am

Sonu Nigam, who has judged previous seasons of Indian Idol, released a video on Instagram where he requested the makers of the show to end this controversy and stop taking undue advantage of Amit Kumar's silence.

Sonu Nigam questions Tripura DM who disrupted wedding: 'How dare you speak to people like this?'

April 29, 2021 8:21 am

Sonu Nigam said that even if the family was breaking the rules, the DM should have been respectful and not shown such disrespect. He said that even Prime Minister Narendra Modi is respectful of citizens, unlike Yadav.

Sonu Nigam to come out with his memoir

March 08, 2021 6:45 pm

In his almost three-decade-long career in films, he has tracks including "Achcha Sila Diya Tune Mere Pyar Ka", "Ye Dil Deewana", "Kal Ho Na Ho", "Saathiya", "Abhi Mujh Mein Kahin", to his credit

Vande Mataram: Mohanlal, Hema Malini, SP Balasubrahmanyam feature in the new rendition

August 15, 2020 2:39 pm

The over five-minute rendition Vande Mataram gives voice to the spirit of patriotism and is a treat to the ears.

PLAYLIST: Revisiting Sonu Nigam's best songs on his birthday

July 30, 2020 9:03 am

On Sonu Nigam's 47th birthday, check out 10 of his most popular songs that have resonated with music lovers for years.

Salim Merchant: Not just singers, composers are also going through a tough time

June 26, 2020 9:09 am

Salim Merchant said that the music companies mentioned by Sonu Nigam have certain favourite singers and composers and they prefer to work with them.

Bhushan Kumar's wife Divya Khosla to Sonu Nigam: The war is on

June 25, 2020 8:54 am

Divya Khosla Kumar said ever since Sonu Nigam's video came out, her husband has been receiving "death threats", she has been receiving "rape threats", and even her child is being "threatened" on social media.

Bhushan Kumar's wife Divya Khosla Kumar calls Sonu Nigam 'thankless'

June 23, 2020 3:49 pm

Reacting to the Sonu Nigam's claims, Divya Khosla Kumar called him 'thankless' and said it is T-Series that gave him a break in the industry.

Sonu Nigam warns Bhushan Kumar: Don't you dare mess with me

June 22, 2020 10:14 pm

Sonu Nigam, in a new video, slammed a group of "six singers", including Armaan Mallik, who released statements refuting his claims about the functioning of the music industry.


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.