Babul Supriyo was born in Kolkata and his real name is Supriyo Baral. He belongs to a musical roots that can be traced to his grandfather, Banikantha N C Baral, who was a famous Bengali vocalist and composer. He is a popular singer in india contributing to more that 70 films. Currently he is a Minister of State for Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, in the Government of India.Babul supriyo started learning music from very early of his childhood. He won numerous awards in singing during his educative years in school, college and university.
He also performed regularly on radio and television since his childhood. Babul Supriyo had an attractive job at the Standard Chartered bank, but gave it up to build up his career in singing and migrated to Mumbai in 1992.He had started his career by rendering cover versions of popular Kishore Kumar songs for T-Series. Kalyanji – Anandji gave him a chance in their foreign concert tour with Amitabh Bachchan and others. His performance gained him recognition within the industry. He got his solo break with Zindagi Chaar Din Ki for Rishi Kapoor in 1994 in Prem Yog directed by Bappi Lahiri.
He lent his voice for the movies like Ekka Raja Rani, Gaddar, Jung, Kranti Shetra, Dadagiri, Shastra, Amanat and many others. He has released some chartbusters like as Aaj meri zindagi mein (Khiladiyon Ka Khiladi), O Piya Piya (Agnisakshi), Ta ra rampampum (Doli Sajake Rakhna) and Hata Sawan Ki Ghata (Hello Brother). Babul Supriyo has mesmerized us with ‘Aati hai to chal…’ from Saat Rang Ke Sapne and then with Dil ne dil ko pukara… from Kaho Na Pyaar Hai, ‘sochta hun uska dil kabhi ‘is one of the most desired after playback singers in the Indian film industry.
His debut solo album was “Sochta Hun….” . Before releasing his debut album he was featured in an album “Khoya Khoya Chand” with Alka Yagnik. Babul is grateful to all the people who encouraged him – especially Nadeem who has been his guiding in the field of playback singing. His iconic favorite singer is Kishore Kumar. He has come a long way in the film industry in six years of his career spanning. Babul Supriyo won the 2014 Lok Sabha elections with the nomination of Bharatiya Janata Party for Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Asansol in West Bengal.Babul Supriyo met ria at a Shah Rukh Khan concert in Toronto and they got married in 1995. They got divorced in October 2015 and then He married to Rachna Sharma who is an air hostess of Jet Airways.
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