Aditya Narayan

Aditya Narayan (born 6 August 1987)[1] is an Indian singer, host and actor. He is the son of singer Udit Narayan. He is known for hosting Indian Idol and participating in Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9.

Aditya Narayan
Born (1987-08-06) 6 August 1987 (age 34)[1]
NationalityIndian
Alma materSIES College of Arts, Science, and Commerce
Occupation
Years active1992–present
Known forIndian Idol
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9
Spouse(s)
(m. 2020)
Parents
Musical career
Genres
WebsiteAditya Narayan on Facebook

Personal life

Narayan was born to singer Udit Narayan and Deepa Narayan.[2] In November 2020, he announced his marriage with Shweta Agarwal to be held in December the same year.[3][4] They married on 1 December 2020, in a close-knit ceremony in Mumbai attended by a small number of people.[5][6][7]

Career

Narayan's first playback song was for the Nepalese film Mohini in 1992[8] and then a Hindi film Rangeela with Asha Bhosle.[9] Later in 1995 he performed a song for Akele Hum Akele Tum along with his father, Udit Narayan.

His acting career as a child began when Narayan was spotted by producer and director Subhash Ghai at the 1995 Filmfare Award function, as the final performer for the "Little Wonders" troupe. Ghai then signed him for his forthcoming film Pardes, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Mahima Chaudhary. His second film was Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai starring Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna. Narayan's role as Kabir Dhanrajgir earned him a Best Supporting Actor nomination at the 1999 Zee Cine Awards.

As a child artist, Narayan performed more than 100 songs and also released the album Aditya at Polygram Music (now Universal Music). His most successful song was "Chhota Baccha Jaan Ke" from the film Masoom in 1996. It also earned him his first major film award, the Screen Awards critics' Best Child Singer in 1997. Narayan also received a special jury award at the Screen Awards as best child singer for the same song.

In 2006 he completed a diploma in English contemporary music at Tech Music Schools, in London. On his return to India, he was called to audition for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007, and he became the anchor for that show. In April/May 2008 he toured North America and the West Indies, giving concerts together with his father, Udit Narayan.

In 2009 Narayan signed his first film as lead actor, Shaapit, directed by Vikram Bhatt, which was released worldwide on 19 March 2010. He sang four songs and also wrote and composed the title track for the film, Shaapit Hua.

Meanwhile, he continued working as a TV host, hosting Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009. In 2011, he hosted the reality show X Factor on Sony Entertainment Television.

In early 2012, Narayan joined Sanjay Leela Bhansali as an assistant director for the producer/director's next directorial venture, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. He also performed two songs for the film, "Tattad Tattad", which was originally supposed to be rendered by his father Udit Narayan, and "Ishqaun Dhishqyaun".[citation needed]

In 2014 he released his first independent single "Tu Hi Pyar Hai" with Gabriella Demetriades.[10] He created a band called The A Team in June 2014.[11]

In 2015, Narayan hosted yet another successful season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs.[12]

Narayan released his second Hindi single on his birthday, 6 August titled "Tera Ishq Jee Paaun", starring Yoshika Verma, composed by Arijit Chakraborty and written by Manoj Yadav under the music label T-Series.

Narayan's first commercially successful single was released in December. Titled "Zindagi", the video starred Evgeniia Belousova and had music composed by Harshit Chauhan and written by Prashant Ingole under the music label T-Series.

In 2016, Narayan was back as host for SaReGaMaPa. The grand finale garnered record breaking TRP's and Narayan beat his own record of the most watched Grand Finale back when he was hosting Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2009.

In March, Narayan released his fourth single titled "Mohabbat", composed and written by himself under the music label T-Series. It was the first music video to not to feature him in it and also the first single to be composed and written by Narayan. Both the song and music video under performed.

In August, Narayan released his fifth single titled "Behka Behka", composed and written by himself under the music label T-Series. It was the first music video in India to be shot entirely in reverse and flipped backwards and also the first music video to feature his band, Aditya Narayan & The A Team.

In December, Narayan released his sixth single titled "Yaara", starring Evgeniia Belousova, composed by Aditya Narayan and written by Prashant Ingole under the music label T-Series.

In 2017, Narayan hosted the sixth season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs on Zee TV. He also took part in Entertainment Ki Raat on Colors TV.

In 2018, Narayan yet again hosted another successful season of Sa Re Ga Ma Pa on Zee TV.

In 2019, he participated in the ninth season of Colors TV popular stunt-based reality show Khatron Ke Khiladi where he ended as the runner-up losing to Punit Pathak. In March 2019, he started hosting the third season of singing reality show Rising Star. In April and May, he has many episodic appearances in Khatra Khatra Khatra. On 2 October, he released another single named "Lillah" on his YouTube channel. A music video was released on 7 October, featuring himself and Sushrii Shreya Mishraa.

In February 2020, Narayan featured in Tony Kakkar and Neha Kakkar's song "Goa Beach".[13] In April, Narayan sang "Main Dooba Rahoon".[14] In August, Narayan releases another independent single titled "Kyun".[15] In September, Aditya Narayan was featured as the lead character as well as the associate director and producer of the Udit Narayan's solo single titled "Tere Bagair".[citation needed]

Television

Year Title Role
2007 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge Host
2008 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs Host
2009 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge Host
2011 X Factor India Host
2015 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs Host
2016 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Host
2017 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs Host
2018 Entertainment Ki Raat Host
Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Host
2019 Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi 9 1st Runner Up
Khatra Khatra Khatra Guest/Recurring
Rising Star 3 Host
Kitchen Champion Host
Indian Idol 11 Host
The Kapil Sharma Show Guest
Bigg Boss 13 Guest
2020 India's Best Dancer Guest
The Kapil Sharma Show Guest
2020–2021 Indian Idol 12 Host
2021 Sa Re Ga Ma Pa :Sapnon Ki Shuruwaat[16] Host
Zee Comedy Show Comedian

Filmography

Year Title Role Note(s)
1995 Rangeela Himself Child actor
1997 Pardes Potla Child actor
1998 Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai Kabir Dhanrajgir Child actor
2010 Shaapit Aman Bhargav Debut film
2018 22 days Himself Special appearance in the song "Black Magic"
2020 "Tere Bagair" Himself Solo single by Udit Narayan
2020 "Goa Beach" Himself Music video of Tony Kakkar and Neha Kakkar

Discography

As a playback singer

Year Film Song(s) Music Director Notes
1992 Mohani "Yo Gaun Ko Thito Ma" Sambhujeet Baskota Nepalese Film
1995 Rangeela "Rangeela Re" A.R. Rahman
Akele Hum Akele Tum "Akele Hum Akele Tum" Anu Malik
1996 Diljale "Mera Mulk, Mera Desh"
Shastra "Ladki Deewani Ladka Deewana" Aadesh Shrivastava
Masoom "Chota Bachcha Jaan Ke" Anand Raaj Anand
1997 Bhai "Katti Batti"
"Khul Gaya Naseeb"
Anand Milind
Ghoonghat "Chim Chimni"
"Hotel Mobile"
Anand Raaj Anand
Pardes "I Love My India" Nadeem-Shravan
1998 Pardesi Babu "Hai Nazuk Nazuk Halki" Anand Raj Anand
Chachi 420 "Chupdi Chachi" Vishal Bhardwaj
Aakrosh: Cyclone of Anger "Picnic Mein Ho Gaya" Anand Raaj Anand
2001: Do Hazaar Ek "Rappa Rappa Rum Pum"
1999 Taal "Kahin Aag Lage" A. R. Rahman
Biwi No.1 "Mujhe Maaf Karna" Anu Malik
2000 Papa The Great "Papa The Great" Nikhil-Vinay
Raja Ko Rani Se Pyar Ho Gaya "Sun Lo Re Bandhu" Jatin-Lalit
2001 Aaghat "Tumi Amar Ke" Bengali Film
Aashirbad "Pani Ghatta" Nepali Film
2009 Chal Chalein "Chal Chal Chal Ke"
"Batladein Koi"
Ilaiyaraaja
2010 Shaapit "Kabhi Na Kabhi To Miloge - Rock"
"Chaahata Dil Tumko"
"Kabhi Na Kabhi To Miloge"
"Shaapit Hua Kya Kya Hota Hai"
Chirantan Bhatt
2013 Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela "Ishqyaun Dhishqyaun"
"Tattad Tattad"
Sanjay Leela Bhansali
2015 Carry on Maratha "Carry on Maratha title track " Shail Hada, Pritesh Mehta Marathi flim; co-sung by Bhoomi Trivedi
2020 Dil Bechara "Mera Naam Kizzie" A.R. Rahman

-----As a music director

Year Film Song(s)
2010 Shaapit "Shaapit Hua Kya Kya Hota Hain"

Independent singles

Year Song(s)
2019 Lillah[17]
2020 Kyun[18]
2020 Main Dooba Rahoon[19]

Awards

Film Awards:

References

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