Born on 7th May, 1990, Piyush Kapoor is now a successful playback singer, songwriter, and performer. He made his way up the success ladder after participating in the reality television show X-Factor. It is a singing talent hunt show that aired on Sony Entertainment Television. Hailing from Lucknow, Piyush started thinking of singing as a serious career option at the age of 15. Although he previously auditioned for several reality shows, he got his much-awaited break with X-Factor. In an interview after his elimination from the show, he confessed that he was hurt for being ousted by his own mentor - Sonu Nigam.
However, pulled up his socks and moved along to achieve greater heights. He went on to join Thaikkudam Bridge, which is a Kerela-based music band that became popular owing to the
show on Kappa TV. Moving on from here, he became the lead vocalist for Daira, an Indian band formed in 2014. Daira launched their debut album recently in September 2015. Piyush draws his inspiration for songs from his father. Since he has seen his dad struggle through life and still managing to give his children a happy life, he owes everything to his dad. Apart from this,
Piyush is a fan of musicians like Chris Cornell and Franz Ferdinand and bands like Junoon, Pantera, and Infected Mushroom.