10 lesser known facts about Arijit Singh

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Starting out as a young boy who couldn’t make it to the finals of ‘Fame Gurukul’ to becoming the undisputed king of playback singing in Bollywood, Arijit’s journey has been both inspirational and heartwarming.

  1. 1 Arijit Singh’s first song was ‘All for One’ and not ‘Phir Mohabbat’.


    Arijit Singh’s first song was ‘All for One’ from High School Musical 2 and it was composed by Shankar Ehsaan Loy. But Arijit’s Bollywood music debut was ‘Phir Mohabbat’ from ‘Murder 2’, composed by Mithoon featuring Emraan Hashmi and Jaqueline Fernandez.

  2. 2 He got married to his childhood friend Koel Roy in 2014, and this is his second marriage.

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    Arijit Singh is married to his childhood friend, Koel Roy. Reportedly, Koel has a baby girl from her previous marriage and the child is very fond of Arijit. Even Arijit Singh was married earlier. Well, his first marriage is a mystery to date. It is said that the decision of getting married to his first wife was taken in haste.

  3. 3 He does a lot more than singing and winning hearts.

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    Arijit is known to have a keen interest in cycling, photography, Bengali novels, short stories and he is said to be a  documentary freak.

  4. 4 Not only is his voice beautiful but he also has a beautiful soul

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    He runs an NGO called "Let there be light” .This NGO helps and supports the welfare of the BPL community. He has not failed in spreading light to the lives of many.

  5. 5 Arijit has his favorites too!!


    Arijit’s favorite singers are Ghulam Ali, Jagjit Singh, and Mehdi Hasan.

  6. 6 Music runs in his blood

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    He also learned music from his mother who used to sing and play table. His maternal family was full of musicians.

  7. 7 He doesn't own a car


    Arijit is a simple and grounded person and was asked in an interview if he had bought himself a car with the first paycheck, to which he had reacted saying, “Car? What car? I still don't have a car. I still travel by public transport. I take autos to travel to and fro for recordings. When in Calcutta, I take a train to go to Murshidabad and then take a cycle rickshaw to my house.”

  8. 8 ‘Tum hi ho’ from Aashiqui 2 didn’t only win hearts.


    As we all know ‘Tum hi ho’ from Aashiqui 2 was a breakthrough in Arijit Singh’s life. We know that he won millions of hearts with this song but we didn’t know that this song won him 9 out of 10 awards.

  9. 9 Arijit’s dream is to work under Salman khan’s production house.

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    Salman Khan was once hosting an award show. Arijit was nominated as the best singer for ‘Aashiqui 2’. Arijit Singh got off to the award show directly from work and hence he was casually dressed and tired. In the award show when his name was announced, he was found sleeping. Someone woke him up and he rushed to the stage wearing casuals and a pair of slippers. Salman asked Arijit whether he was sleeping. In reply, he said that the show made him feel sleepy. Well, the actor felt that Arijit’s reply was highly offensive. Since then Arijit has made several attempts to strengthen his relation with Salman. But nevertheless, Salman has banned him from his movies.

  10. 10 Arijit Singh is available on XPERT

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    • Yes , you heard it right !! Arijit Singh is now in Xpert, so if you wish to learn more about beauty and makeup, follow him on Xpert. It is an online Q&A platform that gives you a chance to communicate and learn from your idol.

    What is your question?

    Sign up on the platform today and ask him your question today!


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