Bhupinder Singh

Bhupinder Singh

Full Name- Bhupinder Singh
Born- January 27th, 1955, (Age 56), Patiala, Punjab, India
Origin- Patiala, Punjab, India
Occupations- Singer and Guitarist
Genres- Playback Singing
Years Active- 1964-2000

Bhupinder Singh is a famous Indian playback singer whose main specialty is to sing ghazals with precision and bollywood numbers.

Early Life

Bhupinder Singh was born on 27th January, 1955 in the city of Patiala in Punjab, India to Professor Nathta Singh (A Sikh), who was also a trained vocalist and his early music teacher during his initial years. He has 7 sisters and brothers. Since his father was very strict about music and the skills related to it, Bhupinder Singh used to hate his philosophy of music and his musical instruments at one time of his life.

However, when he tried his hand on a musical instrument one day, he kind of developed an unconditional urge to learn music and from that day learning music and becoming a big name on the horizon of music became his dream.

Music Career

During the earlier phase of his life, Bhupinder Singh used to perform for All India Radio (AIR), New Delhi. Later he was also attached to the Doordarshan Center, New Delhi as well. He learnt guitar and violin. It was in 1964 when his professional career got wings. It all started when noted film music composer heard him over All India Radio (AIR) and was soon impressed to an extent that he decided to call him over to Bombay (Now Mumbai). He gave him a chance to sing the famous song 'Hoke Majboor Mujhe Usne Bhulaya Hoga' along with the legendary singer Mohammad Rafi for the patriotic movie, Chetan Anand's Haqeeqat.

Although the song was an instant hit, it did not give Bhupinder Singh the recognition he deserved. But, Bhupinder Singh always knew a thing that you don't get what you deserve; you have to earn it. So, he strived hard to become successful.

Later, he sang for some low-budget films and even for Nepali films called Prempinda and Ananya.

Later he joined the orchestra of Rahul Dev Burman and played guitar for many of his popular songs including the famous 'Dum Maro Dum'. During this association with RD Burman he became his close aid and as a result he gave him a chance to sing for Gulzar's Parichay. He got his due when he sang the song Dil Dhoondhta Hai from Mausam, Naam Gum Jayega and Ek Akela Is Shahar Mein, respectively.

Gradually, he started releasing his own albums of Ghazals.

Personal Life

Bhupinder Singh married a Bangladeshi singer Mitali and moved to playback singing. They perform together live and at concerts now.

Popular Songs

Bhupinder Singh Bollywood Songs