Meet tailor-turned-singer, who was listed in Guinness World Data with simply 1 superhit track, later disappeared, now…

Meet tailor-turned-singer, who was listed in Guinness World Data with simply 1 superhit track, later disappeared, now…

Altaf Raja’s track ‘Tum To Thehre Pardesi’ earned him a spot within the ‘Guinness World Data’ after it grew to become the highest-selling cassette in India up to now.

Everyone knows the leisure trade is a glamorous world, so many individuals come to Mumbai to show their goals into actuality. However only some get success. Some folks style success, and later disappear from the trade for various causes.

As we speak we are going to speak about one such singer who as soon as had a robust maintain on the hearts of the viewers, however later he disappeared from the trade. His followers nonetheless take heed to his music after they journey in buses and automobiles. His album ‘Tum To Thehre Pardesi’, launched within the Nineteen Nineties, nonetheless has an enormous fan following. Regardless of having fun with such immense fame, Altaf Raja is now utterly out of the highlight.
Formative years:

Born on October 15, 1967, in Nagpur, Altaf Raja’s mother and father needed him to concentrate on training and have a profitable profession. So, they despatched him to Mumbai for education. Nonetheless, after finishing fifth grade there, he returned house. Later, he joined the Antonio D’Souza College in Mumbai, identified for its well-known alumni like Raj Kapoor.

Returned after finishing class ninth

Nonetheless, Altaf could not end his research there both and returned house after finishing class 9. Since he wasn’t eager on lecturers, his mother and father enrolled him in a tailoring class, however Altaf did not discover curiosity in it both.

When he expressed a need to be taught music

In the future, Altaf instructed her mom that he needed to be taught music, he then began studying to play the harmonium and singing. Alongside together with his mom, Altaf started performing qawwali music on stage as a part of a bunch. Inspired by his mom, he determined to pursue music professionally. With the assist of his mother and father, Altaf began performing music live shows throughout the nation. His soulful voice, paying homage to qawwali music, usually moved audiences to tears. He additionally participated in a number of music competitions earlier than releasing his first album within the Nineteen Nineties.

Guinness World Data

Altaf Raja’s track ‘Tum To Thehre Pardesi’ earned him a spot within the ‘Guinness World Data’ after it grew to become the highest-selling cassette in India up to now.

Within the 2013 film Ghanchakkar, Altaf Raja’s voice was featured for the final time. Initially aspiring to sing ghazals, Altaf ventured into Bollywood movies following his mom’s recommendation. His debut in playback singing was within the film Shapath. At the moment residing in Mumbai’s Mohammad Ali Highway, Altaf continues to work within the trade from there.

Lately, Altaf Raja’s iconic track ‘Tum To Thehre Pardesi’ was remade, that includes Tony Kakkar’s vocals and starring Sonu Sood and Nidhi Aggarwal. Nonetheless, the remake did not resonate with the viewers.

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