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Babul Supriyo

Babul Supriyo

Indian singer
Babul Supriyo
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Intro Indian singer
Is Actor Politician Singer
From India
Type Film, TV, Stage & Radio Music Politics
Gender male
Birth 15 December 1970, Uttarpara
Age 50 years
Politics BJP
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Biography

Babul Supriyo, (born 15 December 1970) is an Indian playback singer, actor and politician. Currently he is a Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, in the Government of India. He made a career as singer in Hindi cinema, and contributed to more than 70 films. He has also done playback singing in other Indian films including Bengali and Odia.
He entered politics in 2014 and joined Narendra Modi's government.

Early life

Babul Supriyo was born and brought up in Uttarpara, a small town on the banks of the Hooghly River in West Bengal. His parents are Sunil Chandra Baral and Sumitra Baral. He comes from a musical family and was greatly influenced by his grandfather, Banikantha NC Baral, a Bengali vocalist and composer. He won several inter-school and inter-college music compositions, and had performed in All India Radio and Doordarshan. He attended Don Bosco Liluah school during which he became an "All India Don Bosco Music Champion" in 1983, and "The Most Enriching Talent" in 1985. He completed his bachelor's degree in commerce from Calcutta University in 1991.

At the time he entered entertainmentindustry, he changed his birth name Supriya Baral to Babul Supriyo.

Career

After a brief work at the Standard Chartered Bank, Supryio chose singing as a full-time career. He moved to Mumbai in 1992 to make a career in Bollywood. Kalyanji gave him a break, and took him to perform abroad at their live shows. In 1993 he toured Canada and USA with Amitabh Bachchan. He also toured US with Asha Bhonsle in 1997 and 1999. Besides playback singing, he has also done several stage shows.

His breakthrough came with "Dil Ne Dil Ko Pukara" in Kaho Naa... Pyaar Hai in 2000, the debut film of Hrithik Roshan. Some of his other popular Bollywood songs are "Pari Pari Hai Ek Pari" (Hungama), "Hum Tum" (Hum Tum) and "Chanda Chamke" (Fanaa). He is the anchor of the hit television show K for Kishore. He sang the opening themes of Balaji Telefilms serials.

Politics

Supriyo won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections as the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate for member of parliament in the Lok Sabha from Asansol in West Bengal defeating Dola Sen. He was inducted to Narendra Modi's government as the Union Minister of State, Ministry of Urban Development; and Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation on 9 November 2014. He became the youngest minister. He served in these ministries till 12 July 2016, after which his portfolio was changed to Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.

On 10 January 2017, All India Trinamool Congress MLA Mahua Moitra filed a criminal complaint against Supriyo for allegedly insulting her modesty during a national television debate. The next day, Supriyo filed a complaint against Moitra and AITC MPs Saugata Roy and Tapas Paul for falsely accusing him of being involved in the Rose Valley ponzi firm scam.

Personal life

Supriyo married Ria in 1995. They met at a Shah Rukh Khan concert in Toronto. They have a daughter Sharmilee (born 1999). They got divorced in October 2015. He married for second time on 9 August 2016 to Rachna Sharma, an air hostess of Jet Airways.

Discography

  • Sochta Hun (2003)
  • Kuch Aisa Lagta Hai
  • Untitled (2008)
  • Kotobaar O Bhebechinu
  • Jodi Jantem
  • Mone Robe (2011)
  • Just Tomake
  • What The Folk
  • Timeless

Filmography

As an actor

Film
YearTitleRoleNotes
2007Chander BariBengali Film
2009HitlistNegative roleBengali Film
2010Ogo Bodhu SundoriBengali Film
2014Mr Joe B. CarvalhoMalikDebut Hindi Film

As a playback singer

YearFilmSong NameComposerNotes
1994Prem YogZindagi Char Din KiBappi Lahiri
Kranti KshetraMalan Thara Baag Mein
Shor Machaongi
Nadeem-Shravan
1995GaddaarNadeem-ShravanUncredited
1996Agni SakshiO Piya O PiyaNadeem-Shravan
Khiladiyon Ka KhiladiAaj Meri ZindagiAnu Malik
ShastraKuch Hua Re Hua ReAadesh Shrivastava
1997Saat Rang Ke SapneAati Hai To ChalNadeem-Shravan
NaseebTumhi Ne Meri ZindagiNadeem-Shravan
Aar Ya PaarJo Hoga Hone DoViju Shah
Jeevan YudhSun Sajana Tere BinNadeem-Shravan
1998Doli Saja Ke RakhnaTaram PamA.R.Rahman
1999Hello BrotherHata Saawan Ki GhataSajid-Wajid
2000BechaineeTumse Nahin Koi Pyaara SanamCharles Srinivasan
Kaho Naa... Pyaar HaiDil Ne Dil Ko PukaraRajesh Roshan
Dhaai Akshar Prem KeDhaai Akshar Prem Ke
Do Lafzo Mein
Hai Deewane Yeh Ishq Mera
Yeh Sama Yeh Nazare
Koi Taza Hawa
Ek Haseen Ladki
Jatin-Lalit
Tera Jadoo Chal GayaaChori Chori Chupke ChupkeIsmail Darbar
AaghaazAaghaaz Karo
Man Tera Mera Man
Anu Malik
Kaali Ki SaugandhRaees
2001Chori Chori Chupke ChupkeChori Chori Chupke ChupkeAnu Malik
Mujhe Kucch Kehna HaiMaine Koi Jadoo
Jabse Dekha Hai
Anu Malik
Yeh Teraa Ghar Yeh Meraa GharGovindaAnand-Milind
Kasautii Zindagii KayKasautii Zindagii KayTV series
Aamdani Atthanni Kharcha RupaiyaStyle Nasha Tera
Sajanniya Re
Himesh Reshammiya
BoondGoriya Re Goriya ReRajendara-Liyaqat
AlbelaHai Mera Dil Tu
Sarse Sarak Gayee
Jatin-Lalit
IttefaqMain Aashiq HoonDilip Sen-Sameer Sen
Dial 100Sunil Jha & Raja Sen
2002Dil Vil Pyar VyarYeh Jo Mohabbat Hai
Kehna Hai
Ab Ke Saawan Mein
Kehna Hai (Solo)
Babloo Chakravorty
Jeena Sirf Merre LiyeJeena Sirf Merre Liye
Pyaar Mange
Nadeem-Shravan
KaabooAey BabuAnchal Talesara
CompanyPyar Pyar MeinSandeep Chowta
DevdasBabul BoseBengali Film
Yeh Kya Ho Raha Hai?AarzooShankar Ehsaan Loy
Kya Yehi Pyaar HaiMeri Tarah Tum BhiSajid-Wajid
GunaahHamne Tumko Dil Ye De Diya
Jab Dil Churaya
Anand Raj Anand
DeewangeeDholi O DholiIsmail Darbar
2003Dil Ka RishtaDil Ka Rishta (Sad)Nadeem-Shravan
HungamaPari Pari Hai Ek PariNadeem-Shravan
Chori ChoriAate AateSajid-Wajid
Out of ControlTera Chandsa Yeh Chehera
Kudhi Vi Soni
Tu Mera Hai Sanam
Anand Raj Anand
Kucch To HaiHai ReyAnu Malik
Leena On The Chhuk Chhuk MixLeena O Leena
Tum Aa Gaye Ho
Chhookar Mere Mann Ko
Meri Pyaari Behniya
Le Jaaynge
Harry AnandRemix video which had TV actor Eijaz Khan in his first few roles
DJ Hot RemixKehdoon TumhainHarry AnandRemix video which had TV actor Eijaz Khan in his first few roles
Escape from TalibanRimil BabaBabul Bose
Ek Aur Ek GyarahYeh Mann Mera Bada Hi ChaliyanShankar-Ehsaan-Loy
AndaazAayega Maza Ab Barsaat KaNadeem-Shravan
ZameenBas Ek BaarHimesh Reshammiya
Wrong NumberKabhi Jabhi Koi ChehraDaboo Malik
2004PlanAane Wala PalAnand Raj Anand
Hum TumHum TumJatin-Lalit
DJ Hot Remix Vol.2 & The Return Of Kaanta MixTere Jaisa Yaar Kahaan
Kehdoon Tumhain
Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankain
Vaada Karo Nahi Chhodogi Tum Meraa Saath
Khizaan Ke Phool Pe
Leena O Leena
Harry AnandRemix album
Naam Gum JaayegaaTera Palkein Jo UthinAnand-Milind
Suno SasurjeeSaason Se SaaseinSanjeev Darshan
Sweet Honey MixPardesiyaHarry AnandRemix album
Miss Spicy MixPardesiya
Aaj Rapat Jaayn
Harry AnandRemix album featuring Rakhi Sawant in one of her first few roles
Baby Love – Ek Pardesi Mera Dil Le GayaLekar Hum Deewanaa Dil
Yeh Raat Bheegi Bheegi
Remix album
DJ Aqeel – Disco 82Disco 82DJ AqeelRemix album
Play Gal MixMere Piya Gaye Rangoon (Version 2)Harry AnandRemix album
Rok Sako To Rok LoHaan Mujhe Thaam Le
Rok Sako To Rok Lo
Jatin Lalit
2005VaadaMain Ishq UskaHimesh Reshammiya
DJ Hot Remix Vol 3Aray YaarHarry AnandRemix album
Chaahat – Ek NashaDil Ki BaatAnand Raj Anand
ChehraaKabhi Khamosh BaithogiAnu Malik
ZameerDil Ke Badle Dil To
Tere Pyar Ne Deewana
Zindagi Ke Faisle Mein
Jatin Lalit
DJ Hot Remix Vol 4Pardesiya
Khizzaan Ke Phool Pe
Harry AnandRemix album
DusChhaam SeVishal-Shekhar
Maine Pyaar Kyun KiyaTeri Meri Love StoryHimesh Reshammiya
71/2 PhereTera Saath Hai Kitna PyareShantanu Moitra
2006FanaaChanda ChamkeJatin-Lalit
Bombay Vikings – Zara Nazron Se KahdoKehdoon Tumhain
Pardesiya
Khizzaan Ke Phool Pe
Leena O Leena
Harry AnandRemix album
Sanober & The Masti ExpressPardesiyaHarry AnandRemix album
VivahHamari Shaadi MeinRavindra Jain
Rakhi Bandhili Mo Rakhiba ManaMalay MisraOdia film
Mantra ShaktiJackson & Shakeer
2007Laaga Chunari Mein DaagZara Gungunalein ChaloShantanu Moitra
To Bina Mo Kahani AdhaKholide Tora Gabhaa
Sabuthu Alagaa Aama Prema
Santiraj KhoslaOdia film
200810:10KolkataDrono AcharyaBengali Film
2009AntaheenPherari MonShantanu MoitraBengali Film
Sanam Hum Aapke Hain...Dil Ne Jo Bhi Kaha Maine MannaManoj – Vijay
2010
DiwanaMalay MisraOdia film
2011Balunga TokaAbhijit MazumdarOdia film
2012RangYe To Mumqeen NahinNadeem-ShravanAlbum of Nadeem-Shravan
2013Paribeni Kehi Alaga KariOdia film

Awards and honours

  • 2002: Honorary citizenship by the State Council of Atlanta.
  • 2002: Bengal Film Journalists' Association Awards: Best Male Playback for Tak Jhal Mishti
  • 2004: Kalakar Awards – Best Playback Singer for Mayer Anchal
  • 2006: Bengal Film Journalists' Association – Best Male Playback Award for Subho Drishti.
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