Sonu Nigam is one of the top playback singers of today. He started his career at the age of 3. Encouraged by his singer father, Sonu's career began by singing at private parties.
Initially, he gained recognition as a Rafi wannabe. After singing many of his covers, Sonu finally achieved fame in his own right after hosting a music talent contest on television. He hasn't looked back ever since.
Sonu has sung in most Indian languages and is known for his versatility at being able to sing for any actor. He has also released several pop albums and is a popular live performer.
He made a disastrous foray into acting, but after 3 flop films, he hasn't been seen again on the big screen.
Sonu is married to Madhurima and they have a son, Nirvaan.