Son of popular singer Udit Narayan, Aditya Narayan is an Indian playback singer, television host, and Bollywood actor born on August 6 1987. Narayan’s first playback song was for the Nepalese movie Mohini in 1992. His second song was then a Hindi movie Rangeela with Asha Bhosle. Later in 1995, he went on to perform a song for Akele Hum Akele Tum along with his father. As a child artist, Narayan performed more than 100 songs and also released the album Aditya. His most successful song was “Chhota Baccha jaan Ke” from the film Masoom in 1996. Apart from playback singing, Narayan’s acting career began as a child when he was spotted by producer and director Subhash Ghai at the 1995 Filmfare Award function, as the final performer for the “Little Wonders” troupe. Therefore, Ghai signed him for his upcoming film Pardes, starring Shah Rukh Khan and Mahima Chaudhary. His second film was Jab Pyaar Kisise Hota Hai starring Salman Khan and Twinkle Khanna. Then in 2009, Narayan signed his first film as lead actor. He played the protagonist in the film Shaapit, directed by Vikram Bhatt, and also sang four songs and also wrote and composed the title track for the film. In early 2012, Narayan joined Sanjay Leela Bhansali as an assistant director for the producer/director’s next venture, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela. He also performed two songs for the film. In addition to his acting and playback singing career, Narayan has also worked as a television host after he was called for an audition for Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge 2007. He went on to become the anchor for that show for the 2009 season as well. Moreover, he also hosted the reality show X Factor on Sony Entertainment Television. Throughout his career, Narayan has also claimed a number of achievements. These include, the Best Supporting Actor nomination at the 1999 Zee Cine Awards, the Screen Awards Critics’ Best Child Singer in 1997, etc.
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