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Shailendra Singh Biography, Age, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : November 24, 2019

Short Biography

Shailendra Singh was born on 04-10-1952 in Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra, India. He is an Indian Singer, Playback Singer, Musician, Film Actor & Television Actor who is known for his work in Bollywood movies as well as Marathi cinema.

Shailendra Singh Complete Bio & Career

Shailendra Singh was born in a Punjabi Family. He studies at Hill Grange High School and graduated from St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai. After graduation, he joined the Film and Television Institute of India to take training in acting.
He made his Bollywood debut as a singer through the movie Bobby. He was still in 2nd year at the FTII when he sang in the movie Bobby. Singh did not have a much successful career. He sang in several Hindi and few Marathi songs in the 70s and 80s. He sang in many movies like Bobby, Do Jasoos, AapkiKhatir, Aar Par, Ab Kya Hoga, KhattaMetha, Amar Akhbar Anthony, AmiriGaribi, Amma, BegunahQuaidi, Sagar, BholeShanker and many more. It was said that his voice most suited to Rishi Kapoor.
Shailendra Singh had many hits in his basket. The first break was given to him by none other than Raj Kapoor in the movie Bobby. The song “Main ShayarTohNai” became a great hit. His next song “HumneTumkoDekha” from the movie Khel- Khel Mei made the whole nation dance. The fame he got was not for long period of time. He acted in some movies like Agreement opposite Rekha and Do Jasoos but those movies did not work for him. He also acted in few Marathi and Bengali movies. His career started fading after the decade of the 90’s and he did not make any comeback.

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Shailendra Singh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

His father's name is Jogendra Singh.

Life's Important Dates Of Shailendra Singh

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Mumbai
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
School Hill Grange High School, Mumbai
College St. Xavier's College, Mumbai
Film and Television Institute of India, Pune
Qualification College Dropuout
Hobbies Travelling and Playing Musical Instruments
Marital Status Unmarried
Debut Bollywood Film - Do Jasoos (1975)
Bengali Film - Ajosro Dhanyobaad (1976)
TV - Rishtey-The Love Stories (1999)
As a Singer - "Main Shayar To Nahin" (1973)
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A
Best Songs "Main Shayar To Nahin", "Kehni Hain Do Baaten Tumse", "Chabi Kho Jaye", "Andar Ki Baat Hai" /, and "Tumhen Qasam Hai" among others


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Kapil Dev
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Actress Aparna Sen
Favorite Actor Raj Kapoor
Favorite Singer Mohammed Rafi

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Shailendra Singh

  • Shailendra Singh left his studies in final year to join Film and Television Institute of India in Pune.
  • He has sang duets with legendary singers like Mohd Rafi, Mahendra Kapoor, Amit Kumar and Kishore Kumar.
  • His father was also an assistant director.
  • It was rumoured that he had a heart problem and that he can't sing anymore in the decade of the 1990s which led to downfall in his career.

Shailendra Singh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

71 years, 2months, 2 days old age Shailendra Singh will turn 72 on 04 October, 2024. Only 9 months, 27 days, 18 hours,25 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Shailendra Singh has celebrated the total number of 71 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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