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Kailash Kher

32649 Plays on Hummaa, 9 different languages
245 Tracks on Hummaa

Kailash Kher’s biography

The band Kailasa includes Mumbai musician-brothers Naresh & Paresh who were earlier associated with Bombay Black. Kailash Kher is currently a sensation in the playback world of bollywood. He hit the limelight with the smashhit Allah Ke Bande, part of the soundtrack for the relatively obscure movie Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II. Kailash Kher provides a uniquely soulful, raw, high-pitched voice. He sang a number of the songs in the bollywood flick Mangal Pandey: The Rising, in which he also had a cameo appearance. His other Bollywood appearances include the movie Corporate in the song 'O Sikander'. His latest song Tauba Tauba from his album Kailasa and especially the song Ya Rabba is again on the way to become a record-seller. He originally hails from New Delhi, where he learned Hindustani classical music. His is a virtual rags to riches story rising from being a homeless resident of Andheri Station (during his initial struggle to find a foothold in Mumbai) to Bollywood folklore.

Though not trained in the conventional sense of the word, Kailash Kher has managed to break stereotypical images that define the world of music. He says, “Playback singing happened by chance. I had lost everything in business. That was when my friends told me to try my luck in Mumbai where I first recorded a private album with composers Paresh and Naresh. Together we now represent a music band called Kailasa.”

The genius composer A R Rahman on Kailash Kher "I remember how I first heard of him. I had asked Mehboob, our lyricist, for a new voice that is earthy and strong, and he said, I have just the person for you. That voice can only be that of Kailash!' And he sent Kailash to meet me. The moment I heard him, I knew that here was a voice that was so wonderful, and which had its own unique space.... I want to say that Kailash Kher's voice has something that had been lacking a lot - it had pure soul! Allah Ke Bande is one of my all time favorite songs"
Top tracks of Kailash Kher
 Rangu Rangamma from Album Bheemaa (Tamil)5009
 Tu Meri Jaan Hai from Album Jhoomo Re - Kailash Kher (Hindi)3740
 Blackberry from Album Nuvva Nena (Telugu)3126
 Dua from Album Kurbaan (Hindi)2165
 Yun Hi Chala Chala from Album Swades (Hindi)1911
 Tu Jaane Na - Unplugged from Album Ajab Prem Ki Ghazab Kahani (Hindi)1625
 Saiyyan from Album Jhoomo Re - Kailash Kher (Hindi)1460
 Mumma from Album Dasvidaniya (Hindi)1365
 Kuri Kolina from Album Jogayya (Kannada)1284
 Chak De Phattey from Album Khosla Ka Ghosla (Hindi)1207
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Nageshwarrao on Kailash Kher:
06 Oct,2011 at 11:48 AM
best unique voice, i like the songs....
Deepa Tilwalli on Kailash Kher:
10 Feb,2010 at 10:19 AM
Best voice what I have heard so far
Rajesh Y on Kailash Kher:
31 May,2008 at 12:22 PM
very few songs here

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