Himesh Reshammiya

Actor, Music Director, Singer
Himesh Reshammiya won the Filmfare Best Male Playback Award for "Aashiq Banaya Aapne". This was his first and most successful song sung by him in the year 2005. He also received several nominations for his music direction.
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Himesh Reshammiya
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Date of Birth:: July 23, 1973(Age-37)
Place of Birth:: Bhavnagar, India

Mini Biography

Personal Life:
He is firm believer in the God. And he has a true compassionate towardshis family. He believes that his mother and father are the backbone forhis grand success.

Himesh Reshammiya was also actively involved in mentoring and judging the popular singing competition on Zee TV'sSa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge. His group is called "Rock" gharana. Hisslogan for this show is "Jai Mataji Let's Rock." Himesh was the winningmentor of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007, the winner being Aneek Dhar from Kolkata. Himesh also excelled in Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009, as Vaishali Made, a female contestant from his "Rock" gharana, won the competition.
Himesh Reshammiya also composed the title song for a serial named "Andaaz" starring Sudesh Berry in the title role on Doordarshan. The song was sung by Kumar Sanu.

Criticism and controversies:
In spite of his popularity, Himesh Reshammiya has been the target ofcriticism. In the past, his critics had suggested that success has goneto his head, and that he had signed on films indiscriminately.His nasal twang has been criticized by many. Himesh Reshammiyainitially defended himself saying that his voice is not nasal, but"high-pitched singing". Later, in an interview with The Times of India, he said "I accept I'm a nasal singer."
In his debut film as an actor, Aap Kaa Surroor - The Real Luv Story, Himesh Reshammiya added a song Tanhaiyaan from Boney Kapoor's proposed film Milenge Milenge.Initially,Himesh Reshammiya had composed the song for Kapoor's film butlater decided to use it for his own movie. Tips, which held the audiorights of Milenge Milenge, accused Reshammiya of copyright violation, as audio rights for Aap Kaa Surroor.
The Real Luv Story were acquired by T-Series. However, Himesh Reshammiya defended himself saying that he had made Kapoor listen to the song, but it wasn't included in Milenge Milenge.He also claimed to have tried to get in touch with Kapoor for sevenmonths, and since there was no progress on the film, he decided to usethe song for his own movie. In June 2007, they reconciled their differences after Himesh Reshammiya apologized.

Himesh Reshammiya made debut with Aap Kaa Surroor - The Moviee- TheReal Luv Story which opened with 80% opening and became the instanthit. His second arrival Karzzzz was an average but the music wasdeclared in a week as the super hit and broke the records of earlymusic albums. If sources are to believed, Himesh Reshammiya has turneda script writer with the next film Ishq Unplugged. His other next projects which are set to arrive in 2009 are Radio,Kajraare, A New Love Isssshtory.

Work Type:
Himesh Reshammiya is the only Indian artist who works continuouslyalmost 18 hours in a day.It is to be believed that in one day hecomposes 4-5 songs. Many good producers appreciate his laborious hardwork and consider that is why he is only able to deliver at once hitsongs in the industry. His rivals and haters dislikes him because ofjealously and the knowledge of the high level of raga music heholds.His high-pitched voice is considered to be the most difficult tobe sing in a normal manner. Film stars like Sunil Shetty, RiteishDeshmukh, Abhishek Bachchan, Madhuri Dixit, Aadesh Shrivastav are alsoincluded in his fan list and they too admit the fact that he is aversatile rockstar.
He is responsible for preparing the new base of music since 2005,which today music composers are following. Legendary music composer Khayyamrecently said in interview, in the recent age he consider HimeshReshammiya and Vishal Shekhar as the only real music directors that hasIndian melody base.

Aap Kaa Surroor (Debut private album) - January 2006