Ajay Singha also named as Miko was born and brought up in Assam, Guwahati. He is a small town boy, who brought wonders to the musical industry of Bollywood. As a school child in Assam life was fun and good for Ajay Singha. He used to participate in shows, in cultural events and many more activities related to singing.
After his twelfth and eleventh standard, he did his graduation in Commerce at the Guwahati Commerce College. Even if he was a studious child, Ajay Singha has a great passion for music. But he never thought of making a career in it. He took up a course in Pune in computer system management, and that’s where he started playing for bands. B
eing very confident on what he wanted to pursue a career he went to Mumbai. Arriving in Mumbai, the city of dreams, things were not easy. He took up small, very less paid jobs. After the death of his father, Ajay Singha realized that he cannot continue with small jobs. Therefore after some struggles, he was composing music for TV shows. His real journey started with the album Yuhi Kabhi for
Monjoy Joy Mukerji
for MJM Production. Ajay Singha performed with Jojo and
in the album which sold more than hundred thousand copies. After this event, Ajay Singha gained recognition in the industry.
After Ajay Singha’s composition of Ik Sapnay Mein for Star Plus TV show, of Teri Meri Love stories, he was gaining popularity. The song made a huge success. That is when he decided to start composing his original songs along with taking up assignments for other producers or TV shows. Having a fiery passion in himself, only in four months, Ajay Singha wrote and composed the famous song In Rahon Mein. This song is mind-blowing as it has a mix of Sufi, semi-classical, folk, rock and Indian pop blended into one. Ajay Singha created this blend as he wanted to be different from all other compositors and wanted to create something new for the market.
His personal choices of music are
, Bob Dylan, and AR Rehman. He also likes to experiment with his musical instruments. Apart from using the regular ones, he also included ethnic instruments in his music, such as the guitar of Assam and Meghalaya or the Esraj which is an ethnic violin. Ajay could achieve all this with the constant support of his wife and mother.