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Anup Jalota

Anup Jalota

Biography

Anup Jalota was born in Nainital, Uttarakhand to Purushottam Das Jalota, a renowned exponent of bhajan and hails from the Sham Chowrasi Gharana of Punjab. He was educated in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was married to singer Sonali Jalota until their divorce and Sonali’s second marriage with Roop Kumar Rathod, Anup Jalota’s closest tabla player and friend. Anup’s brother, Ajay Jalota, currently lives in California. He has one older brother Anil Jalota and two sisters Anjali Dhir and Anita Mehra.

Career

Jalota started his musical career as a chorus singer in All India Radio. He is usually backed by a santoor player, a dholak player, a sarod player, a sarangi player, a violinist, a sitar player, a tabla player and a guitarist. Some of his popular bhajans include: Aisi Lagi Lagan, Main Nahi Makhan Khayo, Rang De Chunariya, Jag Me Sundar Hai Do Naam, and Chadariya Jhini Re Jhini.

He can sing in 8 different languages. He has recorded over 1,500 bhajans, ghazals and songs. He has performed over 5,000 live concerts spread over 400 cities on five continents. In over 30 years, he has released more than 200 albums of bhajans and ghazals.

Personal life
Anup Jalota is married to Medha, niece of former Indian Prime Minister, Inder Kumar Gujral. They have an 11 year old son, Aryaman,studying in Mumbai.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anup Jalota

  • Does Anup Jalota  smoke?: No
  • Does Anup Jalota drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Anup was born in Nainital, but later shifted to Lucknow for his education.
  • He was a good batsman during his college days.
  • He is a trained classical singer and learned music from his father, Purshottam Das Jalota and Bhatkhande Vidyalaya in Lucknow.
  • He started his musical journey as a singer with legendary singer Late Kishore Kumar at stage shows, and was often referred as Junior Kishore.
  • After spending some struggling days in Mumbai,  he got a job as a chorus singer in All India Radio.
  • He got his breakthrough when Manoj Kumar recorded 4 songs with him for the film Shirdi Ke Sai Baba, which later became a huge hit.
  • His 3rd wife, Medha is the niece of former Prime Minister of India, Inder Kumar Gujral.
  • He is often referred as the Bhajan Samrat of India, due to his divine singing.
  • He has performed more than 5000 live concerts throughout the world.
  • In 2015, he played the role of famous spiritual guru Satya Sai Baba in the film Satya Sai Baba. 
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Nationality : Indian
Occupation : Actor
Birthday: 29 July 1953
Sun-Sign: Leo
Years active : 2000-present
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Anup Jalota was born in Nainital, Uttarakhand to Purushottam Das Jalota, a renowned exponent of bhajan and hails from the Sham Chowrasi Gharana of Punjab. He was educated in Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh. He was married to singer Sonali Jalota until their divorce and Sonali’s second marriage with Roop Kumar Rathod, Anup Jalota’s closest tabla player and friend. Anup’s brother, Ajay Jalota, currently lives in California. He has one older brother Anil Jalota and two sisters Anjali Dhir and Anita Mehra.

Career

Jalota started his musical career as a chorus singer in All India Radio. He is usually backed by a santoor player, a dholak player, a sarod player, a sarangi player, a violinist, a sitar player, a tabla player and a guitarist. Some of his popular bhajans include: Aisi Lagi Lagan, Main Nahi Makhan Khayo, Rang De Chunariya, Jag Me Sundar Hai Do Naam, and Chadariya Jhini Re Jhini.

He can sing in 8 different languages. He has recorded over 1,500 bhajans, ghazals and songs. He has performed over 5,000 live concerts spread over 400 cities on five continents. In over 30 years, he has released more than 200 albums of bhajans and ghazals.

Personal life
Anup Jalota is married to Medha, niece of former Indian Prime Minister, Inder Kumar Gujral. They have an 11 year old son, Aryaman,studying in Mumbai.

Some Lesser Known Facts About Anup Jalota

  • Does Anup Jalota  smoke?: No
  • Does Anup Jalota drink alcohol?: Yes
  • Anup was born in Nainital, but later shifted to Lucknow for his education.
  • He was a good batsman during his college days.
  • He is a trained classical singer and learned music from his father, Purshottam Das Jalota and Bhatkhande Vidyalaya in Lucknow.
  • He started his musical journey as a singer with legendary singer Late Kishore Kumar at stage shows, and was often referred as Junior Kishore.
  • After spending some struggling days in Mumbai,  he got a job as a chorus singer in All India Radio.
  • He got his breakthrough when Manoj Kumar recorded 4 songs with him for the film Shirdi Ke Sai Baba, which later became a huge hit.
  • His 3rd wife, Medha is the niece of former Prime Minister of India, Inder Kumar Gujral.
  • He is often referred as the Bhajan Samrat of India, due to his divine singing.
  • He has performed more than 5000 live concerts throughout the world.
  • In 2015, he played the role of famous spiritual guru Satya Sai Baba in the film Satya Sai Baba. 
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