|Artist Birtday :||14/06/1989 (Age 31)|
|Born In :||Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India|
|Genres :||Alternative Rock, Pop, Bollywood.|
Jubin Nautiyal is an Indian singer, performer, Indi-pop and playback singer. Jubin was awarded Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year at 8th Mirchi Music Awards, 2016 for his song “Zindagi Kuch Toh Bata (Reprise)” from Bajrangi Bhaijaan and his other achievement is the Rising Musical Star Award (2015) received at Zee Business Awards. Early in his career, he sang many songs, including several hit songs, for Hindi films. He has also recorded songs for films in various Indian languages.
Early life and career
Singer Jubin was born in Dehradun to parents Ram and Neena. His father, Ram Sharan Nautiyal, is a businessman and politician in Uttarakhand and his mother, Neena Nautiyal, is a businesswoman and a homemaker.
Jubin 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 learned to play 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 Ji 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, Jubin 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. Jubin spent four years polishing his skills in music, travelling and playing with different musicians. He travelled 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, Jubin participated in the television music reality show X-Factor where he went up to being in the top 25 participants.
Justin made his debut in the Indian Music Industry with the song “Ek Mulakaat” from the film Sonali Cable (2014), which was a hit. Jubin has since given several hit songs.
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 & ‘Samandar’ with Shreya Ghoshal for Kis Kisko Pyaar Karoon.
He made his Telugu debut for Sarrainodu under the music direction of S. Thaman & Bengali debut in the movie ‘Aashiqui’.
In 2016 Jubin 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 & Amit Trivedi for the film Fitoor where he lent his voice for “Tere Liye” along with Sunidhi Chauhan. Jubin also worked with composer Nadeem Saifi for the title track of Ishq Forever and also sang two songs for Kuch Kuch Locha Hai(2015) under them. He also collaborated with JAM8’s Kaushik & Akash for “Gumnaam Hai Koi” for the film 1920 London. His songs “Le Chala” for One Night Stand and “The Sound of Raaz” & “Yaad Hai Na (Reprise)” for Raaz Reboot gave him the opportunity to work with composer Jeet Gannguli and this collaboration continued till “Dhal Jaun Main” for Rustom.
In 2017, he was the lead singer of the Hrithik Roshan-starrer film Kaabil which had music by Rajesh Roshan. He also sang four songs for Dharma Productions’ film Ok Jaanu, including the title track and “The Humma Song.” He released a Hindi pop song along with Pawni Pandey named ‘Dil Budhhu’ on T-Series He sang for Raabta, Tubelight, Commando 2, Machine. He sang ‘Bawra Mann’ for Jolly LLB 2, ‘Socha Hai’ Remake for Baadshaho & ‘Raat Baki’ Remake for Ittefaq. He sang the title track of Star Plus popular series Tu Sooraj, Main Saanjh Piyaji with Palak Muchhal & for Star Parivaar Awards 2017. In 2018, he sang ‘Gazab Ka Hai Din Remake’ with Prakriti Kakar for Dil Juunglee. He sang ‘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 tracks ‘Tujhe Kitna Chahein Aur Hum’ from Kabir Singh and ‘Tum Hi Aana’ from Marjaavaan established him as one of the leading singers of industry.
Singing Style and Recognition
Jubin Nautiyal is often seen superior to legendary singers Atif Aslam and Arijit Singh due to similar voice and texture. Within a very short period of time, Jubin has established himself as a leading singer in the Bollywood music industry. Many in the industry believe that his voice is on par with legendary singers Atif and Airjit’s, unlike most others who come, conquer and then disappear.