Hometown: Faridkot, Punjab
Age: 12 Years
|Physical Stats & More|
|Debut||TV- Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L'il Champs (2017)|
|Date of Birth||Year 2007|
|Age (as in 2019)||12 Years|
|Birthplace||Village Deep Singh Wala, Faridkot, Punjab|
|School||St. Mary's Convent School Faridkot, Punjab|
|Educational Qualification||Primary Education|
|Hobbies||Singing and Traveling|
|Parents||Father- Mahesh Singh (singer)
Mother- Name Not Known
|Siblings||Brother- Jayash Singh
|Favourite Actor||Salman Khan|
|Favourite Singer(s)||Mika Singh, Shankar Mahadevan, Neeti Mohan
|Favourite Food||Pizza, Kheer|
Some Lesser Known Facts About Aftab Singh
- He belongs to a below poverty line (BPL) family of Faridkot, Punjab.
- In 2017, he took part in the reality TV show Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Lil Champs. He reached the Top 7 and was subsequently, eliminated from the show.
- His family was not very strong financially. They used to live in a Dera (a religious camp) near their village. As his family was very poor, the people of his village collectively allocated them a land of 0.25 acres. After that, his father, Mahesh Singh, took a loan of Rs. 2.75 Lacs to build a 2 bedroom house, and to support his son’s dream of pursuing a career in singing.
- When Salman Khan appeared as a guest in Rising Stars, he got so moved by his singing that he announced to pay Rs. 2.75 Lacs to Aftab’s family for the repayment of the loan that Aftab’s father took for supporting Aftab’s singing career.
- In 2018, he received an award from the famous choreographer Saroj Khan on the TV show- Mesmerizer Mega Dance Show.
- On 8 June 2019, he was announced as the winner of the popular singing reality show- Rising Star (Season 3). He received a cash prize of Rs. 10 Lakh and the winner’s trophy. He received 91% of the total votes because of his amazing performance in the grand finale.
Aftab revels as the celebrations begin around him on the #RisingStar3GrandFinale. #RisingStar3 #JantaKaPyaar #AdityaNarayan #UditNarayan @neetimohan18 @Shankar_Live @diljitdosanjh pic.twitter.com/N0mDe4dRSv
— COLORS (@ColorsTV) June 8, 2019
- Aftab is a huge fan of Salman Khan and it is his dream to work in Salman’s movie as a playback singer.