Shahid Mallya is an Indian playback singer who is thought for singing in lots of Bollywood motion pictures. He has sung songs in a number of languages together with Hindi, Punjabi, Malayalam, and Telugu. He began his singing profession with the tune ‘Gurbani’ from the 2011 movie ‘Yamla Pagla Deewana.’ He has sung songs in lots of Bollywood movies akin to ‘Kukkad’ within the 2012 movie ‘Student of the Year,’ ‘Iski Uski’ within the movie ‘2 States’ launched in 2014, ‘Ikk Kudi’ within the 2016 movie ‘Udta Punjab,’ and ‘Radha’ within the 2017 movie ‘Jab Harry Met Sejal.’
Shahid Mallya was born on 20 August in Sri Ganganagar, Punjab. He was born in a household with musical background. He began studying music on the age of seven. His father was enthusiastic about singing and wished to go to Mumbai however went by way of an accident because of which he couldn’t observe his dream. Initially, Shahid wished to change into a professor of music after finishing his schooling and residing a easy life however his father’s incomplete want motivated Shahid to observe in his father’s footsteps and fulfil his dream. He participated in music competitions that used to happen in his faculty and faculty. He was provided to work with Punjabi music corporations however he wished to go to Mumbai to sing in Hindi movies. To make his profession in music, he left his dwelling city Ferozpur and got here to Mumbai in 2003.
Peak (approx.): 5′ 4″
Weight (approx.): 60 kg
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Black
Shahid Mallya belongs to a poor Punjabi Muslim household in Sri Ganganagar, Punjab.
Dad and mom & Siblings
His father’s identify is Salim Mallya. His mom is a homemaker and he has a sister.
Shahid Mallya along with his father
Shahid Mallya along with his mom
Shahid Mallya along with his sister
Shahid started his singing profession by singing for TV serials and TV commercials. His reputation within the mainstream music trade elevated when his lyricist pal, Kumaar launched him to music composer, Pritam, who allowed him to sing ‘Rabba Main To Mar Gaya Oye’ and ‘Ik Tu Hi Tu Hi’ for the 2011 movie ‘Mausam’ after which he obtained many affords for singing in movies. In the identical 12 months, he received the chance to sing 3 songs in 3 completely different motion pictures which have been ‘Do Dhaari Talwar’ within the movie ‘Mere Brother Ki Dulhan,’ ‘Naino Waali Whisky’ in ‘Sahi Dhandhe Galat Bande,’ and ‘Love Technology’ in ‘Be Careful.’
A few of his songs embody ‘Tauba Main Vyah Karke Pachtaya’ from the 2014 movie ‘Shaadi Ke Side Effects’ and ‘Chitta Ve’ and ‘Hass Nach Le’ from the movie ‘Udta Punjab’ (2016). Within the 2018 movie ‘Manmarziyaan,’ Shahid has sung two songs ‘Daryaa’ and ‘Sacchi Mohabbat’ amongst which ‘Sachhi Mohabbat’ turned out to be a success observe.
Other than Hindi movie songs, Shahid has labored as a playback singer in Punjabi and Telugu movies additionally. Within the 2012 Punjabi movie, ‘Dil Tainu Karda Ae Pyar’ he has sung two songs titled ‘Kyun Gayee’ and ‘Sona Sahiba.’ Within the 2021 Telugu comedy movie, ‘FCUK: Father Chitti Umaa Kaarthik’ he sang the observe ‘Hey Hudiya’ composed by Bheems Ceciroleo.
Shahid has additionally labored on music albums with different artists and has been featured in music movies. In 2019, he sang a tune named ‘Wajood’ and was additionally featured in its music video. In the identical 12 months, he sang the tune titled, ‘Dukh’ from the album ‘Gumnaam Shyayar.’
Poster of tune ‘Wajood’ launched in 2019 that includes Shahid Mallya
Discrimination on the Foundation of Faith and Nepotism within the Music Trade
Shahid Mallya needed to face discrimination on the idea of his faith in the course of the time of Ramadan. He took out his anger by posting an image of himself at Mumbai airport on which he wrote, “Security??? I think my attire & my name does allow them to check me multiple times at Mumbai Airport. What do you say, guys? Is it justified?” He captioned the picture, “I love my India” then tagged Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi and added hashtags #jyotiraosindhia and #uddhavthackeraysaheb.
In an interview, he additionally talked in regards to the struggles he needed to take care of when he first got here to Mumbai and confronted Nepotism. He stated,
Individuals who come from small cities face every kind of issues. Firstly, they don’t know the streets to studios and manufacturing homes. After which, one has to mingle into the language, meals and surroundings of this metropolis. When individuals see you speaking in your language like Punjabi or Rajasthani, individuals take you calmly and don’t assume you worthy sufficient to offer a chance.”
Each one that leaves his city to return to Mumbai faces these issues and I didn’t face something completely different. However I had come to Mumbai with my complete household. So, my struggles have been somewhat bit extra.”
On being requested whether or not he nonetheless appears like an outsider, he replied,
Sure undoubtedly! However I’m grateful that I’ve received some nice alternatives right here and other people have cherished my work. And I believe, one must preserve shifting ahead as an alternative of wanting again.”
Opinions About Remix Tradition
In an interview, on being requested about sharing his opinions about remixing tradition within the Bollywood trade
In fact, making a remix is less complicated. Making pizza with bread is straightforward however making bread is troublesome. One must make bread, and solely then you may put pizza stuffings on it.”
I believe that solely these songs needs to be remixed which have been forgotten by the plenty or the songs of music administrators, singers and lyricists who’ve left for heavenly abode. Previous songs are a heritage. It’s like an previous constructing that ought to get reconstructed. There’s no hurt in that however due credit needs to be given to the unique makers.”
Now, there’s a tune ‘Aankh Maarey’ initially sung by Kumar Sanu. He should be watching its remixed model on TV. The lyricist additionally should be alive and doubtless watching it on TV. How would they be feeling seeing their work getting used with out giving them due credit? We promote the rights to those music corporations after which they do no matter they wish to. It’s a fairly dangerous scenario. Indian music must be protected.”
- Nominated for Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Yr for the tune ‘Rabba Main Toh Mar Gaya Oye’ from the 2011 movie ‘Mausam’ on the 4th Mirchi Music Awards in 2012
- Male singer: Mohammad Rafi
- In an interview, whereas remembering the recording of the well-known tune ‘Ikk Kudi’ from the movie ‘Udta Punjab’ he stated,
I’ve grown up listening to the late Shiv Kumar Batalvi’s poetry, so we did this tune inside 20 minutes. Nevertheless, I by no means thought that it will achieve this properly and get a lot love. Once I sang the tune, the tune was already executed in 2-3 takes however he made me sing it a number of extra occasions, and ultimately, he hugged me and revealed that the tune was executed method earlier than within the first few takes however once I was singing each time, I might emerge a brand new feeling and emotion which Amit Trivedi Ji loved. There are a lot of extra fascinating tales however this one is the closest to my coronary heart.”
- The tune ‘Kukkad’ of the movie ‘Student of the Year’ in 2012 was recorded by Shahid in 20 minutes.
- He has sung 4 songs within the 2014 hit movie ‘Gunday’ which have been ‘Saaiyaan,’ ‘Bolo Na,’ ‘Mann Kunto Maula (Bangla Version),’ and ‘Mann Kunto Maula (Classical Bangla Version).’
- Earlier than singing predominantly in movies, he used to sing for Indian TV exhibits. He has sung the title observe for the TV drama collection ‘Bani- Ishq Da Kalma’ in 2013.