Kailash Kher

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Folk Singer
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Date of Birth July 7, 1973
Place of Birth India
Age 47 years old
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Kailash Kher

Kailash Kher is an Indian playback singer and music composer, he sang songs with a music style influenced by Indian folk music and Sufi music. He was inspired by the classical musicians Pandit Kumar Gandharva, Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and the Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. When he couldn't find the right guru or a school, Kher started learning music by listening to it. He listened to Indian classical singers like Pandit Gokulotsav Ji Maharaj, Pandit Kumar Gandharv, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and later even Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan, Lata Mangeshkar, and their contemporaries. Kher received the Padma Shri award in 2017 from the Indian government. He has also received two Filmfare Awards for Best Male Playback Singer: one for the Bollywood movie Fanaa and one for the Telugu film Mirchi, along with several other nominations. With his powerful voice and his unique style of music, Kher has established himself as one of the most popular playback singers of India.

Born: 1973 (age 46–47), Meerut, Uttar Pradesh, India
Genres: Indian Folk, Sufi, Pop, Sufi Rock
Occupation(s): Singer
Instruments: Vocals, Harmonium
Years active: 1999–present
Associated acts: Paresh Kamath, Naresh Kamath
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About Kailash Kher

Indian folk playback singer whose work has been featured in over 300 Bollywood big screen titles.

Before Fame

He started getting paid for his first songs as a jingle writer in Mumbai.

Achievement

He began his career as a pop artist with his 2006 album Kailasa.

Family Life

He married Kashmiri Kher on February 14, 2009. The couple had a son named Kabir.

Associations

His voice was praised by AR Rahman after the release of the song "Teri Deewani."

Information related to Kailash Kher

  • Kailasa (band) - Kailasa is an Indian fusion band, founded by Kailash Kher. The name of the band is taken from an accented pronunciation of Kailash's own name as well as Mount Kailash, the abode of Hindu God Shiva.
  • Kannada playback singers
  • Telugu playback singers
  • Indian male singers
  • Tamil playback singers
  • Indian film score composers
  • Indian male film singers
  • Recipients of the Padma Shri in arts
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Latest information about Kailash Kher updated on October 21, 2020.

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