Born July 23, 1973, Himesh Reshammiya is an Indian playback singer, music director, producer, and actor who predominantly works in Bollywood. He started his career as a music director in the film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya in 1998 and made his acting debut with the film Aap Kaa Surroor in 2007. His music career has its initial beginning when he was 26 and began producing TV series such as Andaz, Ahha, Aman Aasiqui, as well as Amar Prem and Jaan on Zee TV. In the 1990s, Reshammiya’s music composer father was supposed to make a film with Salman Khan however, this did not take place. Then when Khan heard one of Reshammiya’s compositions for his TV series, he was impressed and promised to let him compose music for one of his films. Finally in 1998, Reshammiya made his debut as a music composer with the Salman Khan film Pyaar Kiya To Darna Kya, composing two songs for the project. Both of these songs went on to become hits and thus launched Reshammiya’s career in Bollywood. He then went on to compose music for films like Bandhan and Hello Brother together with other composers. However, his first movie as a solo composer was another Salman Khan production, Dulhan Hum Le Jayenge. Reshammiya gained some prominence when he composed music for Humraaz which earned him a nomination for the Filmfare Award for Best Music Direction. He gained further prominence when he composed songs for the Salman Khan film, Tere Naam, for which he also won several awards, including the Zee Cine Award for Best Music Director and Screen Award for Best Music Director. In 2004, he wrote music for ten films and ten more in 2005. At this point, he also began working as a playback singer with the song “Aashiq Banaya Aapne” which earned him numerous awards. He received more fame as a singer and has also become the first Indian singer to perform at Wembley Arena in London and the Heineken music hall in Amsterdam.
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