Sonu Nigam was born on 30 July 1973 is an Indian playback singer whose songs have been featured mainly in Hindi and Kannada. . He has also released Indian pop albums and acted in a number of movies. He has also sung in Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali and various Indian languages. He has been one of the highest paid Indian singers. His singing style is considered similar to the legendary Mohammed Rafi whom he also considers his motivation. He has become to instant fame through the Kannada film Mungaru Male (2006), which set several records in Indian cinema.
A gem of the Bollywood music industry, Sonu Nigam is a scenario in himself, and has in a lot of ways changed how people observed music in the industry. His singing style is considered similar to the legendary Mohammed Rafi whom he also considers his motivation. The super talented singer has brought in some never heard before musical trends, we bring to you six unknown facts about the musical genius. Sonu has done a Hindi voice over for lively films in Hollywood such as ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Rio.’ He also sang for the Hindi version of ‘Aladdin’.