Music composer, singer and actor Himesh Reshammiya turns 46 today. His personality speaks versatility and his looks go younger day by day. The man gave us memorable compositions, an outstanding singing style, solace to loners and zeal to party animals.
Let’s celebrate his birthday by learning more about the trendsetter Himesh Reshammiya. Here are 5 lesser-known facts about the singer:
1) How Himesh’s Musical Journey Began
He lost his elder brother at the age of eleven and decided to take up music as his career after the incident, to fulfil his father’s wish.
2) His friends encouraged him to take up music
He studied at Hill Grange School where he befriended Prashant Chadha, who encouraged him to take up singing and directed his music videos.
3) Himesh’s debut album was a record-breaker
His debut album ‘Aap Ka Surroor’ still remains the highest-selling album in Indian music history.
4) He has set many personal records
Himesh Reshammiya is the first Indian to perform at the Wembley stadium in London.
5) Himesh was a producer even before he became a singer
At the age of 16 and before Himesh went into music direction, he produced television serials for Zee TV. This included serials such as ‘Andaz’ and ‘Amar Prem’.