Naresh IyerPublished: January 31, 2015
Naresh Iyer is a playback singer from Mumbai, India. Naresh Iyer has rendered film songs in several Indian languages and has several chart hits to his credit. His rendition of “Roobaroo” from the movie Rang De Basanti composed by A. R. Rahman topped the music charts for many weeks in 2006 and won him the National Film Award for Best Male Playback Singer. He also won the Filmfare award in the R.D. Burman Musical Talent category. He is one of the few playback singers to have won both a Filmfare Award and a National Award in his professional debut singing year.
Naresh Iyer was born to a Tamil Brahmin family of Shankar Iyer and Radha on 3 January 1981 and brought up in Matunga, Mumbai. He also has a younger sibling Nisha Iyer who is also an upcoming Artist (Painting).He attended SIES College of Commerce and Economics where he received a degree in commerce. After graduation he intended to become a Chartered Accountant, but decided to study Carnatic music and Hindustani classical music instead.
|Place of Birth||Mumbai|
|College||SIES College of Commerce and Economics|
|Debut movie||Anbe Aaruyire (Tamil)|
|Known For||Uthamaputhiran,Vaaranam Aayiram,Endrendrum Punnagai|
|Awards||National Film Award for Best Male Playback singer for the song “Roobaroo” from Rang De Basanti (2006)|
|Parents||Shankar – Radha|
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