Arijit Singh is a trained classical Indian Playback Singer. His family had musical background which eventually led to a music career. He was first seen on the TV reality show “Fame Gurukul” and made it to the finals.
Thereafter, he participated in another show “10 ke 10 le gaye dil” which was a musical face-off between the winners of Fame Gurukul and Indian Idol. He won the show and then started his musical programming career. He has been an assistant music programmer to Shankar Ehsaan Loy, Vishal Shekhar and Mithoon. Music director Mithoon’s composition Phir Mohabbat from Murder 2 was his debut in Bollywood music. After that he played hit songs like Raabta from Agent Vinod, Duaa from Shanghai, Phir le aaya dil from Barfi.
He came into the limelight after the release of Tum hi ho from Aashiqui 2. This song earned him numerous awards and nominations. Songs like Kabira and Illahi from Yeh Jawani hai Deewani are also the biggest hits in Bollywood.
Recently, Singh was named the best live performer in musical concerts in India as well as abroad.