Monday, April 11, 2011

Kailash Kher

Birthday 7 July 1973, Meerut
Height 5′2″

Kailash Kher Biography/Profile

Kailash Kher has a distinct singing style of his own, which is deeply influenced by the folk music genre. He has a somewhat high-pitched voice that renders his voice quality unique. His songs are known to touch the very soul and bring out the best of human emotions. He has sung is 18 different regional languages and have already sung more than 300 playback songs for Hindi movies.

He has several great hits like Teri Deewani, Ya Rabba, Allah Ke Bande, Saaiyaan, Kaise Bataye, Tu Meri Jaan Hai, Tu Jaane Na, Sangini, Bam Lahiri, which have made him a common and intensely popular household name.

Kailash Kher belongs to a family with Kashmiri roots. His father was an amateur musician and his first inspiration. From his childhood he used to listen to a lot of Indian folk music. Later on, he taught himself music by listening to a lot of Indian classical music by renowned and powerful singers such as Pandit Kumar Gandharv, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, Pandit Gokulotsav Maharaj and also Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Lata Mangeshkar. He had ventured into the musical world of movies of Mumbai in 2001. He had a few connections in the film industry and started off by singing jingles for TV and radio commercials. He had to struggle a lot before he could get a break as a playback singer. He also has some hits in film music as a music director.

He has acted or rather made special appearances in a few Hindi movies, and is a well-known lyricist and a music director. His private music videos are quite popular even outside India. He judges reality shows based on singing competitions in popular television channels. He had formed a music band named Kailasa in Delhi with a few singer friends hailing from Mumbai. He has four music albums to his credit: “Kailasa”, “Jhoomo Re”, “Chandan Mein” and “Rangeele”. It has been approximately eight years since this Kailasa band was formed with Paresh Kamath and Naresh Kamath; and till date they have performed in more than 800 concerts all across the world.

Popular/Hit songs of Kailash Kher

Maula and Rabba Rabba, Allah Ke Banday
Alvida and Muskura, Dasvidaniya
Aloo Chaat, Aloo Chaat
Tauba Tauba, Love Sex Aur Dhokha
Kaise Main Kahoon and Teri Deewani, Kailasa

Popular/Hit movies of Kailash Kher

Allah Ke Banday
Aloo Chaat
Love Sex Aur Dhokha

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