Jubin Nautiyal

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Jubin Nautiyal
Jubin Nautiyal at the Good Homes Awards 2015
Jubin Nautiyal at the Good Homes Awards 2015
Background information
Born (1989-06-14) 14 June 1989 (age 32)[1]
Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
  • Vocals
  • guitar
Years active2014–present

Jubin Nautiyal (born 14 June 1989) is an Indian playback singer and performer. He was awarded Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year at 8th Mirchi Music Awards for his song "Zindagi Kuch Toh Bata (Reprise)" from Bajrangi Bhaijaan. He also won the Rising Musical Star Award (2015) at Zee Business Awards. He has since recorded songs for films in various Indian languages, predominantly Hindi, and has established himself as one of the most sensational singers in India.

Early life[edit]

Nautiyal was born on 14 June 1989 in Dehradun. His father, Ram Sharan Nautiyal, is a businessman and politician in Uttarakhand and his mother, Neena Nautiyal, is a businesswoman and homemaker. His younger friend name is Abhay Shankar. He showed an inclination towards music at an early age of four, taking his father's love for singing. He did his schooling up to eighth grade from St. Joseph's Academy, Dehradun. Thereafter, he continued his schooling at Welham Boys' School, Dehradun, where he formally studied music as a subject and built a base in classical music. He also learnt playing instruments like guitar, piano, harmonium, and drums. By the age of 18, Jubin was well known as a singer in his hometown of Dehradun. He performed live at many events and gave his support to several charities.

After completing his schooling, he moved to Mumbai in 2007 and joined Mithibai College. He continued to train in music (under Pandit Chhannulal Mishra in Varanasi) and explore the music scenario of Indian films. During this time he met A.R. Rahman who appreciated his voice quality and suggested that he continue to work on and explore his voice for a few more years before entering into the Indian Music Industry. Taking Rahman's advice, Nautiyal moved back to his hometown and continued to train under his schoolteacher, Mrs Vandana Srivastava. He also took additional music lessons in the Hindustani classical music from his Guru Mr Samant. He spent four years polishing his skills in music, travelling and playing with different musicians, and traveled to Benaras to learn light classical from Chhannulal Mishra. He also took training in western music at a music academy in Chennai where he had the opportunity to study under veteran guitarist Prasanna.


In 2011, Nautiyal participated in the television music reality show X Factor where he went up to being in the top 25 participants.[2]

He made his debut in the Indian music industry with the song "Ek Mulakat" from the film Sonali Cable (2014), which was a hit. He has since given several hit songs.[3] He also sang 'Meherbani' for The Shaukeens in the same year. In 2015, he sang 'Zindagi' for Bajrangi Bhaijaan, 'Bandeyaa' for Jazbaa, 'Tu Itni Khoobsurat Hain Reloaded' for Barkhaa and 'Samandar' with Shreya Ghoshal for Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.

He made his Telugu debut for Sarrainodu under the music direction of S. Thaman[4] and Bengali debut in the movie Aashiqui.

In 2016, Nautiyal performed on MTV Unplugged Season 5 and sang Dahleez's track "Jiya Re". He worked with composer duo Sachin–Jigar for the title track of series Ek Duje Ke Vaaste and Amit Trivedi for the film Fitoor where he lent his voice for "Tere Liye" along with Sunidhi Chauhan. He also worked with composer Nadeem Saifi for the title track of Ishq Forever and also sang two songs for Kuch Kuch Locha Hai under them. He also collaborated with JAM8's Kaushik and Akash for "Gumnaam Hai Koi" for the film 1920 London. His songs "Le Chala" for One Night Stand and "The Sound of Raaz" and "Yaad Hai Na (Reprise)" for Raaz Reboot gave him an opportunity to work with composer Jeet Gannguli and this collaboration continued till "Dhal Jaun Main" for Rustom.

In 2017, he was the lead singer for the film Kaabil which had music by Rajesh Roshan, and also sang "The Humma Song" for Dharma Productions's film Ok Jaanu. He released a Hindi pop song along with Pawni Pandey named 'Dil Budhhu' on T-Series He sang for Raabta, Tubelight, Commando 2, and Machine. He sang 'Banwra Mann' for Jolly LLB 2, 'Socha Hai' Remake for Baadshaho and 'Raat Baaki' Remake for Ittefaq. He also sang the title track of Star Plus series Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji with Palak Muchhal and for Star Parivaar Awards 2017. In 2018, he sang 'Gazab Ka Hai Din Remake' with Prakriti Kakar for Dil Juunglee, and 'Boond Boond' with Neeti Mohan for the film Hate Story 4. For the same film, he also sang 'Tum Mere Ho' with Amrita Singh under Mithoon's composition. This was also his first collaboration with Mithoon following Baaghi 2. He also sang 'Pehla Nasha Once Again' with Palak Muchhal for Kuchh Bheege Alfaaz.

In 2019, his songs 'Tujhe Kitna Chahein Aur Hum' from Kabir Singh, "Tum Hi Aana" and "Kinna Sona" from Marjaavaan became chartbusters.

Nautiyal and music composer Mithoon teamed up again for 'Toh Aagaye Hum'.[5] He also released a new song 'Main Jis Din Bhula Du' along with Tulsi Kumar. In 2021, his new song ''Lut Gaye'' featuring Emraan Hashmi and Yukti Thareja hit more than 915 million views on YouTube.[6][7] His next song "Bedardi Se Pyaar Ka" hit 55 Million Views in just 13 days.[8]

Nautiyal's next song, "Barsaat Ki Dhun", was released on 20 July 2021 featuring Karishma Sharma and Gurumeet Choudhary[9] in the music video.


Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Ceremony Category Film Song Result Note
2015 Mirchi Music Awards Upcoming Male Vocalist of The Year Bajrangi Bhaijaan "Zindagi Kuch Toh Bata. (Reprise)" Won [10]
2017 ITA Award for Best Singer Indian Television Academy Awards Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji Won

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Desk, Video. "Jubin Nautiyal Birthday Special | 5 Most Loved Songs of the Jubin". www.india.com. Retrieved 11 December 2021.
  2. ^ Trivedi, Tanvi. "Jubin Nautiyal: I will never sing a song with bad lyrics". The Times of India. Retrieved 12 February 2016.
  3. ^ "Listen to Jubin Nautiyal songs on Saavn". Saavn. Retrieved 6 February 2016.
  4. ^ "Sarrainodu music review: SS Thaman delivers an album that is high on energy but low on creativity!". Bollywood Life. 2 April 2016. Retrieved 1 April 2016.
  5. ^ "Jubin Nautiyal And Mithoon Collaborate Again For Toh Aagaye Hum". NDTV.com. Retrieved 4 January 2021.
  6. ^ "Lut Gaye, Featuring Emraan Hashmi, To Cross 300 Million Views". NDTV.com. Retrieved 19 April 2021.
  7. ^ "Emraan Hashmi's 'Lut Gaye' in Jubin Nautiyal's voice hits a record; becomes first song to reach fastest 500 mn on YouTube - Watch again!". Zee News. 21 April 2021. Retrieved 19 August 2021.
  8. ^ "Bedardi Se Pyaar Ka by Jubin Nautiyal". Gotu World.
  9. ^ "Gurmeet Choudhary and Karishma Sharma's BTS pics from their new song, Barsaat Ki Dhun, are so HOT to handle that you'll remain transfixed to your screen". www.bollywoodlife.com. Retrieved 27 July 2021.
  10. ^ "MMA Mirchi Music Awards". MMAMirchiMusicAwards. Retrieved 25 March 2018.

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