Topic started by Jay (@ 22.214.171.124) on Sat Jan 11 01:06:04 EST 2003.
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The success story of Udit Narayan.
Here is the success story of the great indian singer, Udit Narayan.
Just improve pronunciation in Tamil Sir, you are a great Singer.
No image-managed guise, conceit, pretence or airs. Just a whole lot of talent and a musical repertoire carefully shaped over the years - that's
Udit Narayan, the humblest yet the most gifted singer in the Hindi music industry today, well a popular name in south india too.
Like all success stories go, Udit Narayan has a past of sheer toil and hard work preceding him.
Born in a small Nepal-India border town to a farmer father and singer mother, he triggered different hopes and expectations in his parents. While his father willed him to study and choose a steady vocation, his mother believed that singing was what he was cut out for.
Udit's own aspirations were obviously music-inclined, and soon after passing out of school,
he joined the Katmandu radio station as a folk singer and sang in the Mythali language as well as in
Nepalese. But all along, the urge to belong out there in tinsel town was strong.
After about 10 years as a singer with Katmandu radio, in 1978, he received a scholarship in music from the Indian embassy. And that's what triggered his real journey of perseverance and toil.
He moved to Mumbai and trained in classical music at the Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan for close to eight years.
And all along, he approached music directors in the hope of finding the right prospects.
His first break came when music director Rajesh Roshan offered him a small assignment in the film
Unnees Bees, where he was to sing with the legendary Mohammed
Rafi, his childhood icon. Udit also sang for R D Burman in the film
Bade Dilwala, but the the assignments being rather small, his work went unnoticed.
Remains the question of his first-big-break. It came when the now established, then struggling
Anand-Milind recommended Udit Narayan's name to filmmaker Mansoor Khan who was on the look out for a fresh voice to suit debutant Aamir Khan in the film
Qayamat Se Qayamat Tak, (Pahla nasha). Udit seemed like the ideal choice and was signed up.
The film went on to become a blockbuster and with it the Udit Narayan had arrived. And like they say, there has been no looking
He continues to record for the most sought after of music directors and with his original and versatile voice delivers a remarkable hit eight out of ten times. With scores of hits, awards and a very rewarding career behind him,
Udit can now sit back and watch the progress of his budding singer-son, Aditya
Vidhu Vinod Chopra's Mission Kashmir, due to hit screens later this month features two mellow duets,
Chupke se sun and Socho ke jheelon ka, in the voices of Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik. A rollicking Udit is back in 2001 with such hits as
Chori Chori Chupke Chupke, Kasoor and One 2 Ka 4. With strings of chartbusters up his sleeve, it remains to be seen whether the singer weaves his magic this time round as
Udit is a well known name in south india too. He was first introduced in Tamil by the great music director of india, A R Rahman in
Shankar's, Kadhalan, the song, Kadhalikkum pennin. The song was by Udit Narayan and S P
Balasubramaniam. Then came a string of offers from Tamil, Telugu and Kannada films.
Udit Narayan has worked with most of the music composers in south, like A R Rahman, Deva, Vidhyasagar, Keeravani, Mani Sharma, S A Rajkumar and many
others. Though his songs become big hits in the regional languages, he has been accused of wrong and ill pronunciations, and killing the
language, if that the case, then even the music directors are to be blamed for it.
His son Aditya Narayan is also an upcoming singer and has sung for A R Rahman in Rangeela and Taal (the child voice).
Source- http://www.indya.com/" target="_blank"> indya.com Music
Udit Narayan's hit song list in Tamil:
Vaendaam Vaendaam - Vaseegara
Ele machi machi - Anbae Sivam
Ithunundu Mutthathila - Dhool
Padhinettu vayasil - Villain
Kadhal pisasae - Run
Allu Allu - Bhagavathy
Achchacho punnagai - Shahjahan
Haiyyo paththikichchu - Rhythm
Eeshwara - Kannedhirae Thondrinal
Sonia Sonia - Rakshakan
Kuluvaalilae mottu - Muthu
Kadhalikkum pennin - Kadhalan
Post your decent and healthy comments.
- Old responses
- From: yo (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Mon May 24 14:19:43 EDT 2004
- From: yo (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Mon May 24 14:19:47 EDT 2004
- From: Abubakar (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Sat May 29 12:34:58 EDT 2004
my name is Abubakar I live in Kenya I live Udit Narayan's voice I would like to meet him.
- From: THE BEST (@ )
on: Sat Jun 12 20:00:27 EDT 2004
whover said he ain't an indian singer on this page ur confused yes he is nepalease which is on the border line of inida but he sings indian songs MAINLY thank you for your information i hope it is correct since i'm using it for my school ISU
- From: C~P (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Sat Jun 12 22:50:40 EDT 2004
Udit Narayan-ku oru success-u, adhukku oru story-a?! :-)
- From: Bikrant Kumar Jha (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Thu Jun 17 10:47:42 EDT 2004
I am bicky from your village BHARDAHA.
How is your life going on?
I always wishes for your great success.
I am now studying computer enginnering
after completing Diploma in Electronics
This much for today uncle.
- From: Sriram (@ 22.214.171.124)
on: Wed Jun 23 15:44:37 EDT 2004
I see lot of people are worried about UN's pronunciation of Tamil. (I personally think he is popular in south just because of that. MDs use him just for that. If he sings with good pronunciation, we will not be "special" - similar to using SPB for Salman Khan). No doubt UN is a great singer.
But I have a question here - Why all these people worried about UN pronunciation, do not much worry about IR kicking out all good song writers and using only thoese "accept" what ever sh*t he writes himself and call it a song? (One of the reasons why IR went down professionally)
- From: Nirmala (@ 126.96.36.199)
on: Wed Jun 23 16:24:16 EDT 2004
actually UN is not that funny, if you southies can accept comedians like rajinikanth doing thillana thillana then accept udit without much fuss.
- From: sko (@ 188.8.131.52)
on: Sat Jun 26 12:15:06 EDT 2004
south indians dogs ! blame ur music directors not udit narayan .uditji is great. he is a legend. who cares if u few fuc*ers dont like udit. noone cares about u south indians. he is a popular singer in hindi language. thats it
- From: preetam thapa (@ 184.108.40.206)
on: Sun Jun 27 02:39:44 EDT 2004
hi im studing in 10th but i have an ure that 1 day ill become a singer.i dont know how ill do it but god is wid meh.all the best sir and 4 ur son tooo.
- From: C~P (@ 220.127.116.11)
on: Sun Jun 27 14:22:12 EDT 2004
"he is a popular singer in hindi language. thats it"
Irundhuttu pogattum! Edho naanga vaenaamnu sonna maadhiri sandaikku varaarey :-D
- From: atif (@ )
on: Tue Aug 3 07:23:59 EDT 2004
thats good if any body wants udits adress i will give him my emil is firstname.lastname@example.org
- From: sattar (@ )
on: Thu Sep 2 04:29:13 EDT 2004
kia hal hai sir
main lahore(pak)se likh raha hoon.
main ne aapko pahle bhi mail kia tha
mujhe aap ke songs sun kar siging ka
shauq hua hai meri aawaz bhi achi hai
main aap ki tarah singer ban jana chahta hoon.
i love singing plzzz.mujhe kuch tips bata do.
- From: u narayan (@ )
on: Tue Oct 26 12:26:49 EDT 2004
baita riaz kia karooauragar tumhain koi tip chahia tu contact on this email@example.com
- From: Jiet Menon (@ 18.104.22.168)
on: Wed Oct 27 16:28:24 EDT 2004
I really like the song "Pehla Nasha" from Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikandar and I recently heard the original version in English...does anyone know what it is called?
really appreciate if you could respond to this
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