Vidup Agrahari

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Vidup Agrahari
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Vidup Agrahari
Background information
Born 1969
Origin Manikpur, Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
Genres Pop
Occupation(s) Politician, Businessman, Singer,

Vidup Agrahari (Born in 1969) is an Indian politician, business person and singer, who is affiliated with Bhartiya Janata Party.[1] He is best known for his album Kaisi Ye Deewangee and "Jaane Kya Dekh Liya" telecasts on Doordarshan.[2] He is one of the directors of the Shyam Group of Companies.[3]

He is son of twice MP Shyama Charan Gupta and his wife Jamunotri Gupta.[4][5]

Early life[edit]

Born at his maternal home Manikpur Jaunpur in Uttar Pradesh, Vidup Agrahari was educated at Allahabad and Kanpur. His father, Shyama Charan Gupta, is a politician and incumbent Member of Parliament of the Allahabad and founder of Shyam Group.

Since school, he took part in various singing competitions. He grew up listening to songs by Manna Dey, Lata Mangeshkar, Mohammad Rafi and Kishore Kumar.[citation needed] Before his first album, he took rigorous training in music and voice modulation. Agrahari likes soft melodious songs more than boisterous and loud songs.[citation needed]


Agrahari launched his first album Kaisi Yeh Deewangee in 2004 and has come out with his second album Jaane Kya Dekh Liya under the label of Venus. Its music is composed by Prakash Ashish and has lyrics by Faaiz Anwar. Music video of title track jaane kya dekh liya is shot at Bangkok with Vidup, TV Actress Surveen Chawla and Shibani Dandekar. Agrahari is very happy because his song Jaane Kya Dekh Liya from the same album, has reached to number 9 spot on DD1.In an interview Agrahari stated, "It's a good feeling. Music for me is a passion. To be appreciated for it inspires you to do more and better work."[6]

After "Kaisi Ye Deewaangee" Agrahari did some playbacks in few films and again come up with new album "Jaane Kya Dekh Liya". In this album lyrics are penned by the lyricist Faaiz Anwaar.[7]


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