The renowned Indian playback singer, Kunal Ganjawala celebrated his 48th birthday this year on April 14. Kunal is known for his songs in Hindi, Kannada, Marathi and Bengali, Tamil, Telugu. He has also sung in Punjabi, Malayalam, Odia and Urdu films.
Kunal Ganjawala Biography
Kunal Ganjawala was born on April 14, 1972, into a musical family in Pune, Maharashtra. He was brought up with his sister who is a professionally trained Bharatanatyam dancer.
He attended St. Peter’s School in Mazagaon. He participated in Zee TV’s singing talent show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa at the time when it was hosted by Sonu Nigam. He started his music career by singing jingles for TV commercials. His solo debut in Bollywood was with the song “O Humdum Soniyo Re” from the 2002 film Saathiya, composed by A. R. Rahman, written by Gulzar and sung along with KK and Shaan. In 2003, he sang “Chodo Na Mujhe” from the film Rules: Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula composed by Vanraj Bhatia and Sandesh Shandilya and male vocals for the song “Har Taraf Har Jagah” from the film Saaya, composed by Anu Malik and vocals for songs in the film Tere Naam composed by Himesh Reshammiya and Sajid-Wajid duo.
A breakthrough in his music career was with the song “Bheege Honth Tere” from the 2004 film Murder. The song written by Sayeed Quadri and composed by Anu Malik was a huge hit of the year. Kunal has worked for renowned music directors like Anu Malik, Anand-Milind, Nadeem-Shravan, Pritam, Himesh Reshammiya, Ismail Darbar, Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, Anand Raj Anand, Rajesh Roshan, Viju Shah, Aadesh Shrivastava, Roop Kumar Rathod, Daboo Malik, and Sanjeev-Darshan.
Kunal Ganjawala Top Hits
The top hits of Kunal Ganjawala includes “Main Hoon Number Ek Gawaiyya” from the 1996 film Saajan Chale Sasural composed by Nadeem-Shravan duo and sung along with Vinod Rathod and Satyanarayan Mishra, “Kandhon Se Milte Hain Kandhe” from the 2004 film Lakshya, composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy, with lyrics by Javed Akhtar and sung along with Hariharan, Sonu Nigam, Roop Kumar Rathod and Vijay Prakash, “Bheege Hont Tere” from the 2004 film Murder composed by Anu Malik with lyrics by Sayeed Quadri, “Raat Ke Dhai Baje” from the 2009 film Kaminey composed by Vishal Bhardwaj with lyrics by Gulzar and sung along with Suresh Wadkar, Rekha Bhardwaj and Sunidhi Chauhan, “Salaam Namaste” sung along with Vasundhara Das, and “What’s Going On?” sung along with Sunidhi Chauhan from the 2005 film Salaam Namaste composed by the Vishal-Shekhar duo with lyrics by Jaideep Sahni, “Loot Jayenge” from the 2005 film Aksar composed by Himesh Reshammiya with lyrics by Sameer and sung along with Jayesh Gandhi, “Dil Na Diya” from the 2006 film Krrish composed by Rajesh Roshan and lyrics by Vijay Akela, “Dil Vich Lagya Ve” sung along with Sonu Nigam and Akriti Kakkar and “Aaya Re” sung along with Sunidhi Chauhan from the 2006 film Chup Chup Ke composed by Himesh Reshammiya with lyrics by Sameer, “Salaam-E-Ishq” from the 2007 film, Salaam-e-Ishq composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy trio with lyrics by Sameer and sung along with Sonu Nigam, Shreya Ghoshal and Sadhana Sargam, and “Mat Maari” from the 2013 film R… Rajkumar composed by Pritam with lyrics by Ashish Pandit and sung along with Sunidhi Chauhan.
His popular songs in Telugu are “Maro Maro” from the 2003 film Boys composed by A. R. Rahman with lyrics by A.M. Rathnam and Siva Ganesh and sung along with Karthik, George, Anupama, and Sunitha Sarathy, “Jagadame” from the 2006 film Pokiri composed by Mani Sharma with lyrics by Kandikonda, “Naaku Neeku” from the 2005 film Aparichithudu composed by Harris Jayaraj, “Mere Sajna!” from the 2008 film Ready composed by Devi Sri Prasad with lyrics by Ramajogayya Sastry and sung along with Shreya Ghoshal and “Coma Coma Coma” from the 2014 film Run Raja Run, composed by Ghibran with lyrics by Ramajogayya Sastry and sung along with Yazin Nizar.
Kunal Ganjawala Awards
The song “Bheege Hoth Tere” Kunal sung in the film Murder won him five awards in 2005, Filmfare RD Burman Award for New Music Talent, Zee Cine Awards’ Best Playback Singer – Male, IIFA Best Male Playback Award, Star Guild Awards’ Best Male Playback Singer and Bollywood Movie Award – Best Playback Singer Male.
Kunal Ganjawala Personal Life
Kunal is married to singer Gayatri Iyer. They have a daughter and a son. Kunal and Gayathri have performed together on various stage events and occasions. Kunal gained wider popularity as the Punjabi song “Channa Ve Ghar Aa Jaa” he sung in DJ Anit’s album Channa Ve turned a huge hit. In 2007, he along with Asha Bhosle, Sonu Nigam and Kailash Kher conducted a concert tour in North America, called “The Incredibles”. In April 2009, he performed at RECSTACY, the annual cultural event of NIT-Durgapur. He also appeared as a judge along with Shreya Ghosal and Pritam on Star TV’s singing competition show Amul Star Voice of India.
Kunal Ganjawala Images on India Content Website
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