|Birth name Zubeen Borthakur|
Name Zubeen Garg
|Years active 1992–present|
Also known as Goldie
|Genres Playback singing, Assamese folk, Bihu, Indian folk, Indian pop, rock|
Occupation(s) Singer, composer, songwriter, musician, Music director, actor
Instruments Vocals, bandar, tabla, keyboard, dhol, guitar
Spouse Garima Saikia Garg (m. 2002)
Albums Zindagi, Pakeeza, Ishq Forever, Chandra Surjya
Siblings Palme Borthakur, Jongki Borthakur
Parents Mohini Mohan Borthakur, Ily Borthakur
Similar People Angaraag Mahanta, Alisha Chinai, Shaan, Sunidhi Chauhan, Shreya Ghoshal
Singer zubeen garg with wife and designer garima saikia garg
Zubeen Garg (Assamese: জুবিন গাৰ্গ; born 18 November 1972) is an Indian singer, composer, songwriter, music producer, film director, film producer and actor from Assam. His contributions are mostly attributed in Assamese, Bengali and Bollywood. Besides, his songs in Assamese, Garg has sung many songs in other languages and dialects, including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Bodo, Karbi, Nepali, Bishnupriya Manipuri, Goalparia and English. He is also an instrumentalist and plays dhol, guitar, mandolin, keyboard and various percussion instruments.
- Singer zubeen garg with wife and designer garima saikia garg
- Ya Ali From Gangster Emraan Hashmi Kangna Ranaut Zubeen Garg Performance
- Personal life
- As an actor
- Awards and honours
Ya Ali From Gangster | Emraan Hashmi | Kangna Ranaut | Zubeen Garg Performance
Garg is from Jorhat, Assam, India. His birth name is Zubeen Borthakur. He was named after the composer Zubin Mehta and uses his gotra name, Garg, as his surname. Garg's father Mohini Borthakur is also a poet and lyricist writing under the name Kapil Thakur. His mother Ily Borthakur was a dancer, actress and singer. His younger sister Jonkey Borthakur was an actress and singer who died in a car accident in 2002 near Tezpur while they were going to perform stage show along with her co-artists. There after Garg made an album known as Xixu in memory of his late sister Jonkey. His other sister Palme is a Bharata Natyam dancer. Zubeen married Garima Saikia, a fashion designer from Golaghat, India on 4 February 2002.
Garg entered into the professional music when his debut album Anamika was released in 1992. .He later released albums including Maya, Asha and Pakhi. In the late 90's Garg moved to Mumbai to work in the Bollywood music industry where he recorded few Hindi albums and films like Chandni Raat, Yuhi Kabhi, Fiza and Kaante.
He finally got the biggest break in Bollywood in the film Gangster.The song Ya Ali of Gangster movie was one of the most popular hit of 2006. The song brought him the best playback singer Global Indian Film Awards(GIFA) in 2006. His next hindi album Zindagi was released in 2007 which was highly appreciated. His discography includes more than 9000 songs in various Indian languages.
As an actor
Garg also has acted in few Assamese films. He played the lead role in Mon Jai, which won the best Assamese Film in the 56th National Film Awards.
Awards and honours
Zubeen Garg has received the following recognitions for his successful work in the industry.