Zubeen Garg at a concert in Bangalore, February 2007.
|Birth name||Zubeen Borthakur|
|Also known as||Goldie|
|Born||Jorhat, Assam, India|
|Genres||Playback singing, Assamese folk, Bihu, Indian folk, Indian pop, rock|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, composer, songwriter, musician, Music director, actor|
|Instruments||Vocals, bandar, tabla, keyboard, dhol, guitar|
|Labels||Universal Music Group, EYE creation, Times Music|
Zubeen Garg is an Indian singer, music director, composer, songwriter and actor. His contributions are mostly attributed in Assamese, Bengali and Bollywood. He has sung many songs in other languages including Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Odia, Bodo, Karbi, Nepali and English. He also plays dhols, dotora, guitar, mandolin, keyboard and various percussion instruments.
Zubeen's debut album Anamika was released in 1992.
Garg 's father Mohini Borthakur is also a poet and lyricist writing under the name Kapil Thakur. His mother Ily Borthakur was a dancer, actress and singer. His younger sister Jonkey Borthakur was an actress and singer who died in a car accident in 2002 near Tezpur while they were going to perform stage show along with her co-artists. There after Garg made an album known as Shishu in memory of his late sister Jonkey. His other sister Palme is a Bharata Natyam dancer. Zubeen married Garima Saikia on 4 February 2002, who is a fashion designer.
Garg entered into the professional music when his debut Assamese album Anamika was released in 1992. He later released albums including Maya, Asha and Pakhi . In the late 90's Garg moved to Mumbai to work in the Bollywood music industry where he recorded few Hindi albums and films like Chandni Raat, Yuhi Kabhi, Fiza and Kaante, and the song "Ya Ali" from the movie Gangster .
As an actor
|2015||Gaane Ki Aane||Assamese||Nilabh Jonak Baruah|
|2015||Ahetuk||Assamese||Special Appearance In the Song "Ahetuk"|
|2014||Suma Porokhote||Assamese||Special Appearance In the Song "Suma Porokhote"|
|2012||Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare(As The River Flows)||Assamese/Hindi|
|2007||Big Brother||Hindi||Special Appearance In the Song "Jag Lal Lal"|
|2006||Strings - Bound by Faith||Hindi||Special Appearance In the Song "Mantra (Om)"|
|2006||Gangster||Hindi||Special Apperannce In the Song "Ya Ali"|
|2000||Tumi Mur Matho Mur||Assamese||Hrishi|
As a music director
|2012||Ekhon Nedekha Nodir Xhipare/As The River Flows||Assamese/Hindi|
|2010||Kache Acho Tumi|
|2006||Strings- Bound By Faith||Hindi|
|2002||Jiban Nadir Duti Par||Assamese|
|2000||Hiya Diya Niya||Assamese|
- Meeruthiya Gangsters(2015)-As a playback singer
- Hamari Adhuri Kahani(2015)-As a playback singer
- Krrish 3 (2013)-As a playback singer
- OMG - Oh My God (2012)-As a playback singer
- Raaz 3 (2012)-As a playback singer
- Dum Maaro Dum (2011)-As a playback singer
- Aashayein (2010)-As a playback singer
- London Dreams (2009)-As a playback singer
- Fast Forward (2009)-As a playback singer
- Hello (2008)-As a playback singer
- Bombay To Bangkok (2008)-As a playback singer
- Manorama Six Feet Under (2007)-As a playback singer
- Jhoom Barabar Jhoom (2007)-As a playback singer
- The Train (2007)-As a playback singer
- Good Boy Bad Boy (2007)-As a playback singer
- Kya Love Story Hai(2007)-As a playback singer
- Big Brother (2007)-As a playback singer & special appearance
- Life Mein Kabhie Kabhiee (2007)-As a playback singer
- Namastey London (2007)-As a playback singer
- Nehlle Pe Dehlla (2007)-As a playback singer
- I See You (2006)-As a playback singer
- Bas Ek Pal (2006)-As a playback singer
- Pyaar Ke Side Effects (2006)-As a playback singer
- Gangster (2006)-As a playback singer & special appearance
- Fiza (2000)-As a playback singer
Awards and honours
- Ganguly, Ruman (26 March 2011). "Zubeen Garg on a different track". Indiatimes. Retrieved 2 July 2012.
- "About Zubeen's debut album Anamika at futuresounds.com". futuresounds.com. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
- "ZUBEEN GARG Biography". entertainment.oneindia.in. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
- "Jonkey Barthakur dies in car mishap". North East News Agency (NENA). NENA. 7–21 February 2002. Retrieved 19 January 2013.
- "About Zubeen Garg in Onlinesivasagar.com". onlinesivasagar.com. Retrieved October 6, 2015.
- "Zubeen played the lead role in Mon jai, the best Assamese Film in the 56th National Award at kothasobi.com". kothasobi.com. Retrieved 4 September 2015.
- "Zubeen Garg to film Hindi directorial 'Chakra' next year". Times Of India. 30 Apr 2015. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
- "Awards By Zubeen Garg". Filmibeat. Retrieved 7 Nov 2015.
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