Rehan Khan (born in Mumbai, India in 1982) is an Indian singer who in February 2007 won Fame X, an Indian music competition broadcast on SAB TV. Besides a solo singing career, he is a member of the duo "Band Hungama". He also appeared in a number of Indian films.
Rehan Khan was inspired early by his family to go into music. His father, Rizwan Khan was a professional sitar player but had to leave music to take care of the family by enturing the construction business, but always encouraged his son to venture into music. In 2005, Rehan Khan tried for Indian Idol but although making to the top 30, he failed to qualify for the finals.
In November 2006, he took part in the singing competition Fame X (in Hindi language Chal Udiye) inaugural 2006-2007 season. He beat the competition in the finals that included finalists Anandrupa Bagchi and Neethy Nairthe. The other top 10 finalists besides Khan, Bagchi and Nairthe included Rakesh Sharma, Banjo, Ashutosh Jain, Sammy Rajdeep, Aditya Jassi, Ritu Pathak and Arunima Bhattacharya.
Khan won a music contract from Sony BMG India, and a cash prize of Rs 50,00,000 besides being featured on Sony Entertainment Network. In 2007, after his win, he released his debut single "Naujawan".
After Fame X
Visa International picked him to sing the "Inspire India Cricket" anthem in support of the Indian cricket team competing in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 held in West Indies.
He followed the release of "Naujawan" in 2007 singing in the soundtrack of the Bollywood film Heyy Babyy with the song "Mast Kalandar" composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy.
In Band Hungama
Rehan Khan also made a musical partnership with Raja Hasan, a winner of three singing reality shows to form a band named "Band Hungama". They went on to perform more than 250 live shows all across India, and in Indian diaspora communities in the United States, the United Kingdom and the United Arab Emirates up to Hong Kong. The band was promoted and managed by X Factor Entertainment.
Rehan Khan has also appeared in a number of films like 2009 film Fast Forward directed by Zaigham Ali Syed. He also appears in Click, Mumbai Diaries (in Hindi Dhobi Ghat) and Tum Milo Toh Sahi.