Altamash Faridi, an Indian playback singer, was born on August 17, 1989, in a one of the biggest cities of Uttar Pradesh, Saharanpur.He was the winner of the musical reality show, Close-Up Performer winner telecasted on Doordarshan in the year 2009. He competed with 99 other candidates to win that award and received a cash price of one lakh rupees along with a singing contract worth ten lakhs rupees with Rajshri Production. He contested in "Music Ka Maha Muqabla" telecasted on StarPlus as a member of Shaan’s team “
He was seen later in the same year, in Zee "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Singing Superstar."
He was in brother’s duo, Sajid-Wajid team and managed to reach the top 18 contestants. He first ventured as a playback singer for the comic thriller "
No Problem" in the year 2010 alongside Wajid Khan. Since then he playback for many Bollywood numbers. He sang the song Babbe Mast with
Sonu Kakkar for the feature
What The Fish. He also gave his voice for Sajna Ve Sajna Ve in the movie Mickey Virus.
But in the recent years, he is getting a lot more opportunities in big banner movies. In Salman Khan starring
Jai Ho, he sang alongside
Armaan Malik for the song ‘Tumko To Aana Hi Tha.’He sang more than one songs for
Saif Ali Khan starrer,
Agent Vinod, and
Bipasha Basu starrer, Alone.
Recently he sang the song, Aaj Ibaadat in the movie
Bajirao Mastani alongside by Shahdab Faridi and
Shashi Suman. This song is a musical gem. Currently, he is doing shows with
Kanika Kapoor and would playback for song 'Jeena Sikha Diya' in the upcoming film ‘
Do Lafzon Ki Kahani.’