Mohammed Aslam, a playback singer from the Peninsular India, started his career in the year 1994. Aslam started singing when he was 6 years old. He took up singing as his profession at a very early age of 13. Though the singer started his career in the Tamil industry with a song Naan Uravukaran in the
starrer Naattamai, it did not take much of his effort to get acclaimed in the Bollywood. He started working with A.R. Raman in the year 2006 and did his debut in the movie “
Rang De Basanti
” with songs like, “Khal-Bali” and “Pathshala” .Later in 2008, in the movie “
”, he featured his voice for song “Azeem-O-Shaan-Sahhenshah”.
In the same year Aslam sensationalised the entire nation with his famous song “Pappu can’t dance sala” from the movie “Jaane tu ya Jaane na”. Apart from Bollywood, Aslam continued working with Rahman in other Tamil films like “Sillunu Oru Kaadhal”, “
” and “Azhakiya Tamizh Magan . He was also a part of Raman’s world tour. Aslam also lends his voice for renowned music directors like S.A Rajkumar and Vidyasagar in Tamil and Telugu as well. Aslam from the very beginning of his career has made himself prone to all cultural exposures. His voice does not seem to be limited by any social or geographical paradigm.
The versatility of Aslam is not restricted within India by any means. He has performed in the Persian Gulf beyond India. Apart from all the play back singing, Aslam has more than 2000 stage shows to his credit. “Aslam Nite” was the most known stage performance of his, which he completely dedicated to the music legend Mohammed Raffi. Some of the notable performances of Aslam include that of the tribute concert for legendary Raffi that was held thirty years after the death of the personae.
The concert left its entire audience dumbstruck as Aslam in companionship with Anil Baja restored the glory of the evening by creating an atmosphere that once again fathomed the undying fame of the legend. The evening was marked by songs like, “Ehsaan Tera Hoga”, “Tujhe Kitna Pyar”, “Gun Guna Rahe Hai” and the most pepping of all songs, “Madhuban Mein Radhika Nachere”. The protean singer, however, got involved in indulgence for a couple or more years but later did a flaunting come back in the year 2015 in Tamil and for the first time has sung some of the genres usually known as “Gaana number”.