About Sonu Nigam:
Sonu Nigam is an Indian singer and composer. He sings predominantly in Hindi and Kannada language films. But has also sung in English, Bengali, Gujrati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathai, Nepal, Maithili, and other Indian languages. Sonu has also released numbers of Indian pop albums. And acted in a number of Hindi films. He is regarded as the “Lord of Chords”. He has sung for numerous Indi-pop music albums.
Sonu is often consider to be one of the best playback singers in Bollywood of all time. And is widely consider to have inspire new singers in the Bollywood industry. He is often compare to legendary singer Mohammad Rafi. Due to their similar voice and texture. Sonu Nigam is the winner of several awards including National Awards, Filmfare awards in Hindi & Filmfare Awards in South.
Sonu began his singing career at the age of four. When he join his father Agam Kumar Nigam on stage to sing
Mohammad Rafi song “Kya Hua Tera Wada”. Therefore he began accompanying his father on his singing appearances at weddings and parties. He move to Mumbai with his father to begin his Bollywood singing career at the age of 18. Therefore he was train by Hindustani classical singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.
Sonu married Madhurima Mishra on 15 February 2002. They have a son named Nevaan.
Sonu Nigam meet Sajjad Ali:
Recently Sonu Nigam met the famous Pakistani singer Sajjad Ali. He met Sajjad Ali and his son at a studio. Therefore he seems very happy while meeting him. He also mention that Sajjad Ali is his personal favorite singer. And also very close to his heart.
He mention that Sajjad Ali’s song “Katna Nai” is the most favorite song of his family. And so was cover by his sister, Teesha Nigam. But before that, he want to go about it absolutely respectful. And thus he called Sajjad Ali to seek his permission for the same. It was very very gracious of him to not just give us the permission for the same. But not even charge for it. That’s called true graciousness, says Sonu Nigam.