Full Name- Raja Hasan Sagar
Professional Name- Raja Hasan
Born- December, 1979 (Age 31), Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Origin- Bikaner, Rajasthan, India
Genres- Film Songs
Occupations- Entertainer, Singer, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 Finalist
Web Page- www.rajahasan.in
Raja Hasan is an Indian male singer who shot to fame after his superb performance in the reality TV show 'Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007'. He was the first runner up in the high-profile competition and his unique style of singing various genres won him accolades from across India.
Raja Hasan achieved a total of 3, 52, 40,963 votes in the final losing marginally to the winner of the show, Aneek Dhar.
Early Life and Background
Raja Hasan was born in December, 1979 in the city of Bikaner, Rajasthan, India. His father's name is Rafik Sagar and grandfather's name is Allah Rakha Khan. He considers them as his gurus in music. His real name is Raja Hasan Sagar but he changed his name to just Raja Hasan as he was of the opinion that his birth name was too long and could have been an obstacle in his professional life.
His family belongs to the royal singers of Jodhpur, thus singing comes quite naturally to Raja Hasan and it must also be stated that he has brought or rather continued this legacy on an international platform.
He was a music enthusiast ever since his childhood and because of his liking for music, his father and grandfather decided to train him so that he becomes a trained professional singer.
Professional Singing Career
Raja Hasan was a runner up in the reality TV show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007 and winner of Ek Se Badh Kar Ek on Zee TV, Ustaado Ke Ustad on Sony and IPL Rock Star on the Colors channel.
He became a known name in the Hindi music industry after the success of these shows. Nevertheless, his big bollywood moment came when ace music director duo, Vishal-Shekhar recognized his talent and gave him a break in the movie 'De Taali' to sing the blockbuster song 'Mari Teetri'. The song went on to become one of the hits for the year and established him as a professional playback singer.
Since then, he has not looked back and went on to sing many songs like Maula Maula from the movie 'Dostana', dhun-lagi from the flick 'Jai-Veeru', Delhi destiny for '99', sargoshiyon for the film 'Sadiyan'. His recent hit was Wallah Re Wallah Wallah for the tanked movie 'Tees Maar Khan'. Though the movie failed to sizzle on the box-office, the song went on to become a monstrous hit. The song was filmed on Salman Khan, Akshay Kumar and Katrina.
In 2011, he has already delivered a chartbuster in 'Aali Re Saali Re' for the successful movie, 'No One Killed Jessica' featuring Rani Mukerji and Vidya Balan in pivotal roles.
Raja Hasan has even performed in many musical shows and is regarded as one of the best performers. He is a hot singer for Marwari get together for his unique ability to sing various famous Marwari songs at the drop of a hat. He has also performed all across the globe and reached acme in his profession.
Raja Hasan Non-Film Albums
Raja Hasan Bollywood Songs