Our films have a mix of sad songs, romantic numbers, party tracks, and a lot more. With the increasing focus on songs, there has been a new wave of talent emerging in the music industry. Arijit Singh is one singer who has flourished with this trend. The 31-year-old singer, composer, music producer, recordist and music programmer has made a mark for himself with his vast talent and versatility. Arijit began his music training at the age of three and has been completely devoted to his art, which reflects in all his work. As we treat ourselves to his melodies, let’s revisit some songs that have won him prestigious awards.
This soulful song became the USP of the romantic musical drama, Aashiqui 2. Released in 2013, Tum Hi Ho was regarded as the ‘song of the year’ and became a game-changer in Arijit’s career. He sang it exceptionally well, and since then he has lent his voice to many songs aimed at mending the broken heart. Arijit received huge recognition for this track, including awards for the best singer at the Global Indian Music Academy Awards, International Indian Film Academy Awards and the Filmfare Awards, among others
This super-hit song from Humpty Sharma Ki Dulhania has multiple versions, created and re-created by many renowned artistes. However, the duet sung by Arijit Singh and Shreya Ghoshal underscored by its heart-touching music, has become one of the most widely recognised tracks. Their voices aptly convey the sentiments of the meaningful lyrics. This song won them accolades at the Global Indian Music Academy Awards and the Mirchi Music Awards in 2014
Gerua was just the right song to bring together Bollywood’s most beloved pair – Shahrukh and Kajol. This romantic track from Dilwale won people’s hearts and earned a permanent spot in their playlists. What made the song magical was Arijit’s extraordinary singing. Antara Mitra sang vocals for the female lead and duly complemented Arijit’s voice. Listeners from across the globe voted for this song and made it a winner of the Bollywood Hungama Surfers’ Choice Music Awards 2015
Bollywood enthusiasts may have forgotten the movie Roy, but the thing that has stayed with them is its impressive music. All credit goes to the team of talented musicians! The refreshing voices of Arijit Singh and Aditi Singh Sharma lift up people’s moods. With this song becoming an instant hit, Arijit rose to greater heights and won his second Filmfare Award. It also brought him recognition at the Zee Cine Awards 2016
The entire music album of the 2016-released Ae Dil Hai Mushkil was a blockbuster. The listeners showered special love to Channa Mereya for the way it was sung and portrayed. Arijit’s voice touches the hearts and makes everyone emotional. It is the ultimate heartbreak track which hits a chord with all music lovers. Arijit was honoured at the Stardust Awards for his brilliant work in this song
Singers Arijit Singh and Harshdeep Kaur have wonderfully sung Zaalima, a chartbuster song of 2017. Their soothing voices were a perfect fit for this romantic track from Raees. After the release of this song, recognition and awards poured in from everywhere. Arijit, who has now already become a singing sensation, won recognition at the Screen Awards 2018 for Zaalima