|Full Name||Abhay Manoj Jodhpurkar|
|Famous For||His songs:
• "Moongil Thottam" from Gautham Karthik's film 'Kadal' (2013)
• "Mere Naam Tu" from Shah Rukh Khan's film 'Zero' (2018)
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms- 60 kg
in pounds- 132 lbs
|Body Measurements (approx.)||- Chest: 38 inches
- Waist: 30 inches
- Biceps: 12 incahes
|Debut||Kannada Film- Godfather (2012)
Tamil Film- Konjam Koffee Konjam Kaadhal (2012)
Telugu Film- Kadal (2013)
Marathi Film- Prime Time (2015)
Malayalam Film- Aakashvani (2016)
Bollywood Film- Zero (2018)
|Awards, Achievements||2013- BIG Melody Award for Best Playback Singer - Male for the film Kadal (2013)
2017- The Voice of the Year Award for Studio One Star Icon'17 for the song "Pachai Uduthiya Kaadu" for the film Vanamagan (2017)
|Date of Birth||31 July 1991|
|Age (as in 2018)||27 Years|
|Birthplace||Sendhwa, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|Zodiac sign/Sun sign||Leo|
|Hometown||Sendhwa, Madhya Pradesh, India|
|College/University||• SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Kattankulathur, Chennai
• KM Music Conservatory (KM College of Music and Technology), Chennai
|Educational Qualification||B.Tech in Biotechnology|
|Hobbies||Travelling, Swimming, Watching Movies, Reading, Dancing
|Relationships & More|
|Parents||Father- Manoj Jodhpurkar (Engineer)
Mother- Amita Jodhpurkar
|Favourite Food(s)||Mini Idly, Sweet Pongal|
|Favourite Actor||Shah Rukh Khan|
|Favourite Film(s)||Bollywood- Lootera, Anjaana Anjaani, Rehnaa Hai Terre Dil Mein, Rockstar
Hollywood- Inception, The Dark Knight Trilogy, Harry Potter, Titanic
|Favourite Song||"Mitwa" from the film Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna (2006) Silver Screen|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Mohammed Rafi, Shafqat Amanat Ali|
|Favourite Musician||A. R. Rahman|
|Favourite Athlete(s)||Cricketer- Sachin Tendulkar, Virat Kohli, Yuvraj Singh
Tennis- Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal
Football- Cristiano Ronaldo, David Beckham
|Favourite Sports Club(s)||Cricket- SunRisers Hyderabad
Football- Manchester United FC
|Favourite Author(s)||Dan Brown, Chetan Bhagat|
|Favourite TV Show(s)||Indian: Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashma, MTV Roadies, Coke Studio
American: Friends, Breaking Bad, How I Met Your Mother, Game of Thrones
|Favourite Destination(s)||Europe, Dubai|
|Bike Collection||Yamaha FZ
Some Lesser Known Facts About Abhay Jodhpurkar
- Does Abhay Jodhpurkar smoke?: Not Known
- Does Abhay Jodhpurkar drink alcohol?: Yes
- Abhay hails from a Marathi family with a musical background; as his paternal grandfather was a Hindustani classical singer.
- At the age of 5, he started singing at various competitions and won many National Level competitions.
- When he was doing his matriculation, he heard Shafqat Amanat Ali‘s song “Mitwa” from the film ‘Kabhi Alvida Naa Kehna’ (2006). This song made such a huge impact on his singing that he used to perform this song at various competitions he participated.
- During his second year of engineering at SRM University, he realised that he should follow his passion i.e. music. So, alongside his graduation, he joined A. R. Rahman‘s ‘KM Music Conservatory’ in Chennai; as a part-time student.
- While he was learning music at ‘KM Music Conservatory,’ he used to be a part of a Qawwali group, where his talent was first noticed by his godfather, A. R. Rahman. At that time, Rahman was looking for a fresh voice. So, he tested his voice and gave him a huge break with the duet song “Moongil Thottam,” alongside Harini from the film ‘Kadal’ (2013).
- He runs a band named ‘Sanskruti,’ which is a blend of EDM, Dance-Rock, Electro-pop and Progressive Rock.
- After six long years of his professional singing, he made his Bollywood debut with the song “Mere Naam Tu” from Shah Rukh Khan‘s film ‘Zero’ (2018), which received an amazing response from the audience.
- He is an avid animal lover.
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