Nowadays, TV channels telecast several talent hunt shows. Lakhs of people participate in these serials in the hope of winning it. However, in spite of becoming the winners, very few can carve a sustainable career for themselves. Kamal Khan is a singer who belongs to this category.
He took birth in a small village named Reeth Kheri, Patiala, Punjab, India on April 25, 1989. Kamal's parents' names are Zafar Khan Zafar Khan works as an Actor in the Indian Film In >> Read More... and Sakina Ali. Sakina is an employee of Patiala's health department. His uncle, Shaukat Ali Deewana, started to teach him music from the age of five.
Soon, it became Kamal's passion, and he decided to drop from school and devote all his time to it. He started auditioning in singing competitions and shows with the hope of making it big. However, Kamal's dad was against his dreams, and upon his request, Kamal started working in a factory as a daily wage earner. He would earn a measly forty rupees every day.
At the conclusion of the month, on the day of his salary, he requested Zafar to collect the money on his behalf which brought tears to his father's eyes, and he realized his mistake. Soon he stopped opposing Kamal and started supporting him in his endeavors.
In 2010, he auditioned for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar and managed to impress Vishal and Shekhar who took him in their team. On December 25, 2010, Kamal got maximum votes from the audience and won the show. The finale occurred at the Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai with much fanfare.
The makers gifted him a Hero ZMR bike and a Grande MK II car. Kamal continued to stay in touch with the show's mentors Vishal and Shekhar who gave him his first break in the form of Tees Maar Khan's Wallah Re Wallah. Kamal sang the song before the completion of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar.
Since then, he has crooned several songs for movies and albums like Haye O Rabba Ishq Na Hove, Pata Nahi Rabb Kehdeyan Rangah Ch Raazi, Ishq Sufiyana, Bottle Bund Vich Paa Ke, Rocking Shocking Family, Akhiyan De Akhiyan Rubaru, and much more. Though he has crooned several tracks in Bollywood, Kamal is much famous down north.
Besides winning nominations, he has also won numerous awards like the PTC Punjabi Film Awards in the category of Best Playback Singer, Global Indian Music Awards' Best Music Debut, Zee Cine Awards' Best Playback Singer – Male, and much more.
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