Kailash Kher is an Indian pop-rock and bollywood playback singer with a music style influenced by Indian folk music and Sufi music. He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Urdu and Rajasthani languages. Though his professional prowess encompasses most of the Indian languages, his contribution to Indian music lies way beyond that. He is a prime candidate amongst the contemporary Sufi singers. His work has enchanted young generation to take interest in Sufi music. He has sung more than 70 songs for Bollywood. He was inspired by the classical musician Pandit Kumar Gandharva, Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and the Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.
He is the recipient of two trophies of Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer from the bollywood movie Fanaa (2007), and Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer - Telugu from the Telugu film Mirchi, with several other nominations. Kher is known for his unique and powerful voice, style and music. Kher has established himself as one of the most successful and popular singer of India.
Born on: 7 July, 1973
Born in: Meerut, Uttarpradesh, India