Bollywood Playback Singer Aishwarya Nigam, who hails from Muzaffarpur Bihar is well known for his super-hit Songs Munni Badnam Hui in Dabangg (2010) and O Sikander in Corporate (2006).
Born on born 4 July 1989Â at Muzaffarpur Bihar, he changed his name from as Aishwarya RanjanÂ to Aishwarya Nigam as an ode to legendary Sonu Nigam, by whom he was greatly inspired.
His mother Arti Ranjan works as lecturer in Mukherjee Seminary, Muzaffarpur while his father Mukesh Ranjan is a manager in Punjab National Bank. His family used to live at Â new colony Sherpur, Muzaffarpur.Â He did done his schooling from Â Sun Shine Prep High School Muzaffarpur.
Aishwarya Nigam went to Mumbai in 2005 as an aspiring playback singer. HeÂ Â participated in theÂ MusicÂ competitionÂ SaReGaMaPa Ek Main Aur Ek TuÂ 2006 forÂ Zee TV. Nigam andÂ Ujjaini MukherjeeÂ were declared the winners on June 24, 2006.
He specializes inÂ Â soft rock, Bollywood, semi-classicalÂ thumrisÂ and Sufi Music. He idolizes Mohd. Rafi and Sonu Nigam.
Success was not easy for Nigam and he had to wait 5 years to get a big break. “I believe struggle is part of everyone’s journey and the same is true for me as well. After five long years of focus dedication and patience, I got my first big break, but success tastes sweeter after some struggle”.
Nigam was also one of the contestants ofÂ Jo Jeeta Wohi Superstar, a singing competition onÂ Star Plus. Aishwarya was one of the contestants of music competition showÂ IPLÂ Rockstar onÂ ColorsÂ TV channel. He was among the top three finalists of IPL Rockstar.
He sang the title track ofÂ Kitani Mohabaat haiÂ for seasons I and II, a daily soap onÂ NDTVÂ imagine. He has worked with renowned music directors like Lalit Pandit, Anu Malik, Pritam, Sajid-Wajid, Shameer Tandon. He sang a song for the serialÂ Dill Mill Gayye.
He has also sung a track Tere Mohalle in Ranbir Kapoor starrer Besharam. His singing projects include upcoming movies likeÂ Â Gang Of GhostsÂ andÂ Gangs Of Gardulle.
“Â I doÂ riyazÂ everyday and that is the only way one can be up for this competition. My USP is my varied genre of songs and my scale”, says Nigam when asked how he prepares himself for intense competition in Bollywood.