Rahul Saxena is an Indian playback singer, who became popular after joining the first season of the singing reality show, Indian Idol in 2004. Though he didn’t win the title, he reached the top 7. The Indian Idol judges, and renowned director, Farah Khan, offered him opportunity to sing in the fantasy romantic thriller comedy film, Om Shanti Om in 2007. He crooned the song Deewangi Deewangi that became popular during that time. Before joining Indian Idol, Rahul also participated and became the winner in the Children’s Special of Sa Re Ga Ma in the year 1993 and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Golden Voice Hunt in 1994. In 2009, he joined and became a runner-up on Zee TV Marathi’s Sa Re Ga Ma Pa and Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Mahasangram in 2010. Rahul had started his career as a chorus singer before he explored deeply into the world of music.

He graduated in B. Com at Shyamlal College in Delhi. He studied Classical music from Pandit Bholanath Mishra Ji and Pandit Rajan-Sajan Mishra Ji. He also learned Hindustani classical vocal under the guidance of Dr. Ram Deshpande. Rahul worked as a Music Arranger and Composer of Crescendo Music Company for the music album entitled Deepawali Aayi Re. He arranged the Wadali Brothers’ Yaad Piya Ki and songs for Mahalaxmi Ji and Kailash Kher for 9X Channel’s Mission Ustad. He performed in several shows in India and abroad. He also worked as a playback singer in Marathi films like Hapus (Aamba Pikto Ras Galato), Zenda and many more.

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan Hindi Actor

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan

Rahat Fateh Ali Khan is a renowned singer worldwide. He was born on 9 December 1973 in Faisalabad, Pakistan.He is famous for his melodious voice and is nephew of Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan. He is very popular in Bollywood and Lollywood and has been active from the last few years. His numerous albums have been released and loved by music lovers. He got his early training from Ustad Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan who also was his uncle, after that he joined his group at 15 years age. In 1985, he went to UK with group his uncle and sang solo qawwalis at a Birhingam concert.He debuted in Bollywood from Mann Ki Lagan song from movie Paap. He had performed at various worldwide famous venues like Wembley Arena and Manchester Arena. He collaborated and also contributed in various Hollywood sound tracks in movies like Dead Man Walking and showed his talent. Various other Hollywood tie ups have also been there with him.He also had been a judge in a music reality show Chote Ustad 2 where he was in panel with Sonu Nigam and Raveena Tandon. Indian audiences loved the show. He was a judge at another reality show Junoon Kuch Kar Dikhane Ka from NDTV Imagine.He also is the first Pakistani Singer to perform at a Noble peace prize ceremony. He has also featured in Coke Studio sessions where he sang Garaj Baras with Ali Azmat and with Abida Parveen on Chaap Tilak. In Bollywood he had sung in lots of movies naming a few in which he got awards from film fraternity are Tere Mast Mast Do Nain from Dabangg and Teri Meri from BodyGuard and Filmfare Award for Best Male Playback Singer for `Dil To Bachcha Hai Ji. This year his song Mere Naina Kafir Ho Gaye from Dolly ki Doli was a great hit. His recent song Jaruri Tha became a hit instantly featuring Big Boss fame jodi Kushal Tandon and Gauhar khan.