Sonu Nigam (born 30 July 1973) is an Indian playback singer, composer . He sings predominantly in Hindi and Kannada language films. He has also sung in English, Bengali, Odia, Manipuri, Gujarati, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Nepali, Maithili, Malayalam and various Indian languages.Nigam has also released Indian pop albums and acted in a number of Hindi films. He is also regarded as the “Lord of Chords”.
Sonu Nigam was born on 30 July 1973 to Agam Kumar Nigam and Shobha Nigam, in the city of Faridabad, Haryana. His father was from Agra and his mother was from Garhwal.His sister Teesha Nigam is also a professional singer.
Nigam began his singing career at the age of four, when he joined his father Agam Kumar Nigam on stage to sing Mohammed Rafi’s song “Kya Hua Tera Wada”. Nigam began accompanying his father on his singing appearances at weddings and parties. He moved to Mumbai with his father to begin his Bollywood singing career at the age of 18. He was trained by Hindustani classical singer Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan.