Master Saleem is the well-known singer behind Bollywood hit songs like ‘Mast Kalanadar’ and ‘Rola Pe Gaya’ etc. Born as Saleem Shahzada, he is also known as Saleem Shahkoti and was born on July 13th, 1982. He was born to renowned Sufi artist Ustad Puran Shahkoti and Bibi Mathro in Shahkot, in the city of Jalandhar in Punjab. His father was a well-known Sufi singer and was a mentor to many Punjabi folk sensations such as Jasbir Jassi Jasbir Jassi is a renowned Punjabi actor and singe >> Read More... Jasbir Jassi , Hans Raj Hans Hans Raj Hans is an Indian singer and he is also a >> Read More... Hans Raj Hans , Sabar Koti, etc. When Saleem was six years old, he decided to follow his father’s footsteps and began to learn from him. Saleem made his debut into his singing career when he was just eight years old. He was given an opportunity to perform live for the then newly opening Doordarshan Channel in Bathinda, Punjab.

He performed ‘Charkhe Di Ghook’, song written and composed by himself and launched himself into the singing career and gained his name, ‘Master Saleem’. He later appeared in ‘Jhilmil Taare’ one of the various television shows in which he made an appearance. Majninder Singh Goli, who was his father’s good friend, helped him launch his album under Sur Taal’s label and was called ‘Charkhe Di Ghook’. His first album was a big hit and helped him gain all the popularity and countless new projects.

During the latter years of the 90s, Saleem had lost his voice due to his growth, and this had given him a setback in his career. Later in the year 2000, Saleem had re-entered into the industry with various devotional numbers ranging from Sufi to keertans. ‘Aaj Hona Deedar Mahi Da’ was the Sufi song that had helped him make his comeback. He made his entry into Bollywood after Shankar Mahadevan Shankar Mahadevan, a well-renowned, talented and f >> Read More... Shankar Mahadevan , a well-known singer in the industry had seen him perform at a religious show that was telecast from a temple (Devi Talaab Mandir) located in Jalandhar. In the year 2007, he was the playback singer for the hit song, ‘ Mast Kalandar Click to look into! >> Read More... Mast Kalandar ’ making his debut for Sajid Khan’s ‘ Heyy Babyy Click to look into! >> Read More... Heyy Babyy ’. Over the years, he went on to sing countless hit songs such as ‘Ma Da Ladla’, ‘Tashan Mein’, ‘Aahun Aahun’ and ‘Humka Peeni Hai’, etc.

Manhar Udhas Hindi Actor

Manhar Udhas

Manhar Udhas is a Bollywood singer who sings in Guajarati as well. He became famous after the 1983 Subhash Ghai directed movie, “Hero”, which made the ‘Charminar model’ Jackie Shroff a highly sought-after Bollywood star, and which had the 1981 Miss India Meenakshi Sheshadri in the lead, was released on May 10th 1983, and the songs ‘Ding Dong’ with Anuradha Paudwal, ‘Pyar Karne Wale Kabhi Darte Nahi’ with Lata Mangeshkar, and ‘Tu Mera Hero’ have became quite popular and were super-hits during that whole decade. Manhar Udhas was born in Savarkundla, Charkhadi, in the erstwhile State of Gondal, in the present State of Gujarat, India. His father’s name was Keshubhai Udhas, and mother’s name was Jitubhen Udhas, and they were from Jetpur. Well-known singers Nirmal (Fankaar and Navazish Ghazals) and Pankaj are his younger brothers. He has released the album, “Lalkaar”, in line with the movie of the same name in 1970, which had stalwarts like Lata Mangeshkar and the evergreen Mohammed Rafi. Working together with his famous Ghazal-singing younger brother Pankaj Udhas, Manhar was instrumental in releasing several albums and actively took part in Live Shows. He has released in 2013, the album, “Aashirwad” at Australia and the next one, his 31st, in 2015, at the Gujarat government sponsored ‘Vadodara International Art and Culture Festival’. It was stated in 2003 by his brother Pankaj Udhas that Manhar became familiar with the works of poets like the 18th century Meer Muhammad Taqi Meer and the 19th century Mirza Asadullah Baig Khan (Ghalib), because of Maulvi Saeed Mirza who used to teach him Urdu and related music. He can sing in Punjabi and Bengali and several other languages effortlessly, like he sings in Hindi and Gujarati. In his singing career so far spanning more than 300 movies of different languages, he has worked with almost all the Cinema music composers, and most, if not all, of the movie Heroes have had his voice lent to them in the screen. He is actually a Mechanical Engineer by the education he opted for at his native Gujarat, and searching for a suitable job he landed in Mumbai in the 60s. But his interest in music since childhood made his brother-in-law, with whom he was at Mumbai, take him to Kalyanji & Anandji the music composing duo whose father is from Kutch, Gujarat, and young Udhas has started spending more of his time with the brothers in their music composing activities and sundry. His life-changing event came in the year 1969, on the day when the duo was composing the song ‘Aap Se Hum Ko Bichchade Huye Ek Zamana Beet Gaya’ that came in the movie “Vishwas”. It has to be sung in the voice of Mukesh but since the famous singer, whose full name was Mukesh Chand Mathur, was away and not available at that instant of musical moment, Manhar Udhas was asked to sing it so that the duo could prepare the sample recording of the song, the track of the voice to be replaced with Mukesh’s, later. But when Mukesh heard the song he not only praised Manhar Udhas for his perfect singing but also told the duo to leave the song as it was, and the song was a hit when the Jeetendra starrer was released. Some of his famous songs are, ‘Purva Suhaani Aayee’ from the 1970 movie “Purab Aur Paschim”, ‘Loote Koi Man Ka Nagar’ from the 1973 movie “Abhimaan”, in the movies of 1980 ‘Hum Tumhe Chahte Hai Aise’ from “Qurbani” and ‘Tu Is Tarah Se Meri Zindagi Main’ from “Aap To Aise Na The”, ‘Har Kisi Ko Nahin Milta’ from the 1986 movie “Jaanbaaz”, in the movies of 1989 - ‘Gali Gali Mein’ from the movie “Tridev” and ‘Tera Naam Liya’ from “Ram Lakhan”, ‘Laila Ne Kaha Jo Majnu Se’ from the 1990 movie “Jungle Love”, in the movies of 1991 ‘Saudagar Sauda Kar’ from “Saudagar” and ‘Hum Tere Bin Kahin Nahin’ from the movie “Sadak”, ‘Pyar Ki Ganga Bahe’ and ‘Aye Sahib Ye Theek Nahin’ from the movie of 1993 “Khal Nayak”, the song ‘Ek Musafir Hoon Main’ from the movie of the same year “Gunaah”, and the 1996 movie song from “Jaan” ‘Jaan O Meri Jaan’. He was a judge at the TV music talent show “Sa Re Ga Ma Pa” that was telecast in the channel Zee TV. He has two daughters, Mansi and Tanushri, born in 1978 and 1981, respectively, both living in California. USA. The elder daughter is a renowned Pediatrician who has two children by the name, Riyan Dalal and Eshaan Dalal.


Shahid Mallya

Shahid Mallya is a singer who had sung in numerous of movies as a playback artist. He called over from the Punjab but was then moved to the town of Sri Ganganagar. And then he has to move to the city Mumbai with the family in the year 2002. Shahid Mallya can also sing in the different languages of India. But he sang a large number of songs in Punjabi and Hindi. At the initial stage, he did all his playback singing for the serials of television and also sang the chorus. And after all these happenings, he got his break from the film “Mausam”. He is an artist, one who uses to sing a soulful and touching song “Rabba main to Mar Gaya”, from the movie “Mausam”. “Mausam” is a movie in which Shahid Kapoor and Sonam Kapoor are star-casts. The song “Rabba main to Mar Gaya” is being composed by the Pritam and Irshad Kamilhad written the song. This song is moving up to the edges at the peaks of the box office charts. As Mallya initially singing for the Television serials, Shahid debuted in the Bollywood with song Gurbani from movie “YamlaPaglaDeewana”. Mallya’s biggest break arrived when his old friend, Kumar, a lyricist, suggested him to the music composer Pritam. Pritam was the one, who made him sing the song “EkTu Hi Tu” and “Rabba main to Mar Gaya Oye” for the Pankaj Kapur’s directed debut movie “Mausam”. These both the songs becomes so much in trend and popular. After these two songs, Shahid Mallya is on track to getting a great flow of offers for the playback singing. Shahid Mallya is too coming with the album songs, for which Shahid has composed all the music basics, and he is as well acting in the album.

Shahid Mallya Hindi Actor