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anup jalota

Anup Jalota is an Indian devotional singer, who is mainly known for Bhajans and Ghazals. He is also a musician and an actor. He appeared in many English, Bengali, and Gujarati films.

In the Music Industry, he is recognized as the ‘ Bhajan Samrat’. Some of his famous bhajans are “Aisi Lagi Lagan “,”Chand Angdaiyaan Le Raha Hai”,” Kabhi Kabhi Bhagwan Ko Bhi “,”Main Nazar Se Pee Raha Hoon”, “Tum Kya Samjho Tum Kya Jano “etc.

Anup Jalota Biography

He was born on 29th July 1953 in Nainital, Uttarakhand, India. His Father’s name is Purushottam Das Jalota who was a famous singer in the genre of Bhajan.

He spent his early childhood in Suvarkundla with his two younger brothers, Anil Jalota & Ajay Jalota, and two sisters, Anjali Dhir & Anita Mehra.

He completed his training in classical singing at Bhatkhande Music Institute Deemed University, Lucknow.

Anup Jalota Bhajan

At the age of 7, under the mentorship of his father, Jalota began his singing career as a chorus singer on All India Radio. From 2002-to 2005, he presented the program” Dharam Aur Hum “, broadcasted on Star Plus. In 2004, he sang” Jai Bholenath” & “Jai Mahadev”.

After meeting with Jagadguru Shree Kripaluji in Mumbai, he released the title song “Golden Memorable Yaadein” in 2008. It was under the CD ” Noorani Chehra” to celebrate the Golden Jubilee of the Aga Khan.

In the next year, his song “Sindhur Lal Chadhaye” was released on the album “Shri Siddhivinayak Aarti”. After two years,   Anup in collaboration with Sanghamitra Bharali lent his voice to many songs including” Mata Ki Aarti”, “Tarse Naina Barse Naina”, and “Rat Jagraate Ki Hai”.The Album was  “Mata ka Jagrata”

After 5 years ,in 2016, he sang “Sankatmochan Naam Tiharo” in the Album “Bhajan Sangraha – Lord Hanuman”. In the same year, under the album “Bhajan Sandhya,vol-16″, he sharpened his magical voice with ” Suraj ki Garmi Se”.

Besides, that year, he released two other songs ” Mukund Madhav Govind Bol” & “Govind Bolo Hari Gopal “under the albums “Krishna Janmashtami Aayo Re- Best of Lord Krishna Songs 2016″ &” 51 Essentials Krishna Best of Aarti” respectively.

In addition, he also marked his presence with the songs including “Tere Man Mein Raam”, “Rukh Se Parda Hata De”, “Lu Pila De Saqiya”, and “Prabhuji Tum Chandan Hum Pani” etc.

In 2018, he participated in “Bigg Boss 12” as a contestant. He stayed there for up to 42 days. Up next,in 2020, he also actively took part in “Paatal Lok” in the role of Balkrishan Bajpaee. Even, in 2021, he portrayed the lead role of Sathya Sai Baba in the film “Satya Sai Baba”.

Anup Jalota Upcoming Movies 2022 & 2023

Mughalsarai Junction

Director: Ashish Kumar Kashyap

Release Date: 25 Sep 2022


In his singing career, he received many awards. Above all, the Government of India conferred him the title “Padma Shri” in 2012.

Anup Jalota Wife

At first, Jalota married his music student Sonali Sheth. Later, She became a popular singer. They become famous on North Indian live performance circuit “Anup And Sonali Jalota “. But after their separation, it got disbanded. Afterward, he married another girl, Bina Bhatia for the second time.

This marriage also ended in divorce. Finally, he engaged in a marital relationship with Medha Gujral who was the niece of the former Prime Minister of India, I.K. Gujral.

Her other identity was that she was the first wife of the director Shekhar Kapur who divorced her in 1994. This couple was blessed with a son named Aryaman in 1996. Medha passed away on 25th  November 2014 in New York City due to renal failure.

Anup Jalota Net Worth 2022

According to sources, he has a net worth that is estimated at around 3-4 million USD(approx).


Nick Name Anup
Date of Birth 29th July 1953
Age 69 Years (As in 2022)
Profession Indian Singer
Birth Place Nainital, Uttarakhand, India
Resident Place Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hinduism
Zodiac Sign Leo
Marital Status Married
Wife Name Sonali Sheth, Bina Bhatia, Medha Gujral
Son Name Aryaman
Father Name Purushottam Das Jalota
Siblings Name Anil Jalota, Ajay Jalota, Anjali Dhir & Anita Mehra
Height 5 feet 8 inches
Weight 75 kgs
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour White
Skin Colour Fair
Favourite Colour White
Favourite Singer Mohammad Rafi
Favourite Actor Dilip Kumar
Favourite Actress Madhubala
Favourite Food Veg
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