Armaan Malik’s birthday rings in today, on July 22 and the blue-eyed boy has not only earned his place as a fan favourite but also went on to become one of the industry’s leading musicians. As Armaan Malik turns 25 today, his fans are unable to control their excitement.
25-year-old Armaan Malik is a sheer witness to the fact that talent surpasses everything. From embarking on his music career as a child artist with ‘Mere Buddy’ (Bhootnath) to releasing his first-ever English single ‘Control’ in March this year, the singer has touched the skies. So for all his fans, here are 5 things you must know about Armaan to be an ‘Armaanian’.
1. Armaan Malik used to sing jingles
Armaan was a finalist on ‘Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs 2005’ and has lent his voice in around 200 commercials and jingles so far.
2. So many firsts for Armaan Malik
Armaan is the youngest Dada Saheb Phalke Award and RD Burman Award winner at Filmfare Awards. He is also the youngest Bollywood playback singer to perform live at London’s Wembley Theatre. Well, that’s an achievement!
3. Were you aware that Armaan Malik hosted Little Star Antakshari?
Armaan has been singing songs in a variety of languages such as Telegu, Kannada, Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, and English since he was nine years old. As a child, Armaan hosted Little Star Antakshari with Anu Malik and Juhi Parmar.
4. Armaan Malik-Amaal Malik, the soulful duo
He released his first solo album ‘Armaan’ at the age of 18 under Universal Music. His elder brother Amaal Mallik went to lend the sound production of this album.
5. Armaan Malik-a man of many talents
In 2009 Armaan auditioned to get a music scholarship from Berklee College of Music, Boston, to only get through. He successfully completed the course with Honours. The singer dubbed for the character of an English boy in the Yash Raj Film ‘My Name Is Khan’.