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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Mika Singh - Music Ka Maha Muqabla

Starting his career as a harmonium player during Ramlila celebrations, the now famous Punjabi singer Mika Singh has come a long way in the last decade. The youngest of the six equally talented Mehandi Brothers, he is known as the prince of Punjabi Pop. He started learning music from his childhood. He began to play tabla at the age of 8, harmonium when he was 12 and guitar when he was 14.

His career evolved from a kirtan singer to a bhangra/pop artist. He released his debut album Sawan Mein Lag Gayee Aag in 1998, at the age of 21. Since then Mika has given several hit albums like Ishq Brandy, Gabru, Dunali and his latest Something Something.

He is one of the most talented Punjabi singers who has marked his talent in Hindi playback singing. He has composed and sung the famous song Ganpat from the film Shootout at Lokhandwala. One of his songs, Mauja Hi Mauja from Jab We Met brought a new genre of bhangra in the country. He also has a track from Singh Is King in his kitty.

Recently he has signed a film as an actor with Sunil Shetty's production house for a film named Loot. He has also taken part in a couple of reality shows in various television channels.

QUICK FACTS
Date of Birth: 10th June, 1977
Star Sign: Gemini
Debut Album: Sawan Mein Lag Gayee Aag
City: Durgapur, West Bengal

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