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Arjun Kanungo
Indian singer, composer, producer

Arjun Kanungo

Arjun Kanungo
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Intro Indian singer, composer, producer
Is Musician Composer
From India
Field Music
Gender male
Birth 1990, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Age 32 years
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Biography

Arjun Kanungo (sic: Qanungo) is an Indian singer, composer, actor and entrepreneur.

Early life

Arjun was born and raised in Mumbai. He is a trained method actor from Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute in New York City. He is a 3-time national Gold Medal winner in Centre Fire Pistol and a national level Basketball player.

He is a trained Indian classical singer and plays the piano & guitar. He is a promoter of green energy and alternate sources of energy.

Career

At the age of 18, Arjun explored his entrepreneurial side by opening up a recording studio in Mumbai called Promethean Audio. Soon after, he diversified into acoustic design and construction with his second venture Promethean Design. He gained popularity after his stint as a playback singer for movies like Go Goa Gone and Pizza. As a vocalist, Arjun has toured India, Dubai, Australia and Sri Lanka with Asha Bhosle, in addition to solo shows. He is also active as a composer for TV ads and background scores also has worked with brands like Nike Cricket and ESPN.

Arjun's first commercial success came with "Khoon Choos Le" in the 2013 film Go Goa Gone, starring Saif Ali Khan. Since then he has churned out 3 hit singles in 2 years- Baaki Baatein Peene Baad ft. Badshah, Fursat, and Ek Dafaa (Chinnama). Arjun has lent his voice to several Bollywood films. His Tamil Debut came with 'Sirrikadhey', composed by Anirudh Ravichander, from the film 'Remo'.

His debut single Baaki Baatein Peene Baad was released on 25 September 2015 by Sony Music India. The song was written by Mayur Puri and was composed, written, recorded and produced in Sweden The song features the rapper Badshah. Baaki Baatein Peene Baad went viral on YouTube upon its release and subsequently climbed the TV & radio charts.

His second single, Fursat, was eventually released on 18 March by Sony Music India.

He made his UK debut with a live stage performance at the Asian Network 2017, in March.

Influences

Kanungo names Iron Maiden, Metallica, Justin Timberlake, Ustad Rashid Khan, Kumar Gandharv, Andy McKee, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven, Johann Sebastian Bach as well as Kishori Amonkar, Amit Trivedi, Clinton Cerejo and AR Rahman as his music influences.

Awards and honors

Award Year Song/Film Category
Global Indian Music Academy Awards 2015 Baaki Baatein Peene Baad Jagjit Singh Award for Best Music Debut - Non Film (Won)

Discography

Year Song Film Music Director Writer
2013 Khoon Choos Le Goa Goa Gone Sachin - Jigar
2013 Learn To Adjust Mai Nitin Shankar
2014 Tum Chal Diye Pizza Saurabh Kalsi
2015 Jahan Tum Ho Coffee Bloom Prasad Ruparel
2015 Baaki Baatein Peene Baad Arjun Kanungo - The Rising Star Arjun Kanungo, Ludwig Lindell, Ylva Dimberg
2016 Fursat Single Arjun Kanungo, Ludwig Lindell, Ylva Dimberg
2016 Sanam Mere sanam Single Mithoon
2016 Sirikkadhey Remo Anirudh Ravichander
2016 yaara Jammin album song A.R. Rahman various artists A.R. Rahman
2016 Saturday Saturday (Khul Jaaye Masti) Single Badshah, Arjun Kanungo & Aastha Gill ft. Pulkit Samrat
2017 Ek Dafaa Single Arjun Kanungo
2017 Gallan Tipsiyaan Single Arjun Kanungo, LH4L
2017 O Saathi Cover Single Arjun Kanungo
2018 La La La Duet Arjun Kanungo, Bilal Saeed, Desi Music Factory
2018 Aaya Na Tu Duet Arjun Kanungo
2018 Aaya Na Tu Reprise Single Arjun Kanungo Rithvik Abhishek Monteiro
2018 Photograph Single Arjun Kanungo Rithvik Abhishek Monteiro
2018 Sar Utha Ke Jiyo Single with Jonita Gandhi Arjun Kanungo
2019 Tu na mera Single Arjun Kanungo Rithvik Abhishek Monteiro
2019 House Party Song Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga Rochak Kohli
2019 Woh Baarishein Single Arjun Kanungo Rithvik Abhishek Monteiro
2019 Hona Chaida Single Arjun Kanungo, Nisha Asnani & Leny Magoufakis
2019 Nadaaniyaan The Sky Is Pink Pritam
2020 Dil Kho Ke Single with Jonita Gandhi Arjun Kanungo
2020 Woh Baarishein Reprise Solo Arjun Kanungo
2020 Tum Na Ho Single with Prakriti Kakar Arjun Kanungo
2020 TBA TBA TBA
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