Cassian Baliarsingh

Today is the birthday of Arijit Singh, the soulful voice behind countless melodies, the man with the voice that has the power to heal and inspire. There are certain aspects of life that are simply irreplaceable, like the melodies of Arijit Singh.

Wishes are pouring in from all quarters for the versatile singer whose songs not only rule hearts, but also charts. As the ‘Tum Hi Ho’ singer celebrates his 37th birthday today, let’s delve into some lesser known facts about his inspiring journey from a small town in West Bengal to becoming Bollywood’s most celebrated playback singer.

With no godfather in the film industry, Arijit started his singing career as a contestant in singing shows. However, he hasn’t won any show till now. Despite facing early career setbacks, he remained resilient and used his challenges and obstacles to refine his craft.

Staring his musical journey with reality show ‘Fame Gurukul’ at the age of 18, he became an overnight sensation with ‘Tum Hi Ho’. His breakthrough came with the iconic song ‘Tum Hi Ho’ from the blockbuster movie Aashiqui 2 starring Aditya Roy Kapur and Shraddha Kapoor. That was just the start making him the most celebrated playback singer.

With his exceptional vocal range, he can convey diverse emotions through his songs. From romance to melancholy, he has showed diverse emotions in his songs, showcasing his versatile musical prowess.

Despite high fame, he stays grounded, connecting genuinely with fans through with his down-to-earth nature. He is a force to be reckoned with in the Indian music industry. Touted to be the king of ‘playback singing’, Arijit rules hearts and minds like no one can.