Kailash Kher

Kailash Kher
Kailash Kher
  • Born: July 7, 1973
  • Nationality: Indian
  • Profession: Music Composer, Singer









Kailash Kher is an Indian film music composer and pop - rock based singer, he sung songs with a music style influenced by Indian folk music and Sufi music He is a prominent singer in Hindi, Gujarati, Nepali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada, Bengali, Odia and Urdu languages. Though his professional prowess encompasses most of the Indian languages, his contribution to Indian music lies way beyond that. He is a prime candidate amongst the contemporary Sufi singers. He has sung more than 700 songs in movies apart from 5 hugely popular and successful private albums. He was inspired by the classical musician Pandit Kumar Gandharva, Pandit Hridaynath Mangeshkar, Pandit Bhimsen Joshi, and the Qawwali singer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan.

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A man with a silver spoon may get his share of supporters, but he can never be an inspiration for somebody! Patience and hard work are the key to every man's success. Success ;Patience ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
A right balance between music and lyrics is important. Music complements lyrics. Music, Chants & Rapps
A. R. Rahman is truly India's Mozart. His music is celebrated worldwide. Music, Chants & Rapps
Bollywood is huge. Anything that's made in large quantity will evidently overshadow others. But that won't stop artistes from making albums. A person who has faith in his music will go ahead. Music, Chants & Rapps ;Religion & God
Don't take things too seriously, and just chill.
For us Indians, I don't think English can ever exude that magic of emotions which our mother tongue can.
I am an untrained musician and a common man's singer.
I am not a methodical singer. I don't follow any process or rules; what I follow is just my heart - whatever I experience, I just write and then compose it.
I am not a Ph.D. in economics or a doctorate in literature that I can afford to take my singing lightly. Even if I sing a jingle, I take it as seriously as oxygen.
I don't add any deliberate nuances to the way I sing. I've seen so much and been all over the world, but I'm glued to my roots, and that comes across.
I don't follow anything blindly. I have to know the entire thing, if I have to get in to it. It might sound funny to you, but it's like using English language. I use an English word only when I know its meaning and understand its connotation. You won't hear me say, 'What's up, dude' or anything like that just for the heck of it. Humor
I don't listen to Bollywood music much. But yes, I listen to Indian music quite often, and other non- film music. Music, Chants & Rapps
I have been getting offers from international artistes for collaboration all across the globe, but I prefer to work with Indian artistes. Work, Workers & The Labor Force
I have created a new genre. It is a soulful creation that comes straight from my heart.
I have cut four albums so far, and all of them have been trendsetters and commercially successful. I believe that once you start taking art in commercial terms, it ceases to be art. Arts, Culture, Entertainment & Lifestyle
I love listening to songs that are from the heart and that touch the heart. So, love is the preferred theme for most of the songs that I sing. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex
I play the harmonium. I had learned to use the guitar for a bit before becoming a part of the music industry, but unfortunately didn't pursue it fully. I would love to learn to play the piano because it holds a unique connect for me in terms of rhythm. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
It's a whole new world out here. The online world is like a blackboard on which, when you write, the whole world can see - and I'm thrilled about this development. I want to make full use of it.
I've experienced many hardships, but mentally, I've always been older, and that reflects in my actions, too.
Just like gold, which has to weather very high temperatures to achieve the sheen and shine it finally gets, so also every person has to go through struggles in his life to achieve success. Life ;Success
Money and good life had never been my goal. Life ;Money, Coins & Minting
Music companies and buyers are not too encouraging towards independent musicians. Everyone wants to play safe and go with established names, but unless one breaks this routine, no new talent will come and survive. Music, Chants & Rapps
Music is everywhere and in everything! I draw my inspiration from the day to day activities of my life! Life ;Music, Chants & Rapps
Music is not a work for me - it's a form of meditation, and you don't need to work hard for it. Music, Chants & Rapps ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Music is the biggest tool of revolution - the best way to reach out to the youth and involve them. If you can't contribute to the world with your art, I don't see the meaning of life. Life ;Music, Chants & Rapps
Music reality shows are a good thing, especially for those seeking a career in music. Music, Chants & Rapps
My birthday is a day when all I want is to bask in the love of my family and rarely accept offers for concerts and shows if they are to be held on this day. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Families, Children & Parenting
My inspiration comes from the common man and nature. Nature
My music is not just about entertainment. It is about enlightenment also. Music, Chants & Rapps
My real guru are my experiences in life - the realisation that you are alone in this world came very early to me. Life
My songs are all about celebrating poignant music. While some of them focus on fun and revelry, they are fortunately backed by powerful lyrics. Put together, the lyrics, tune and my voice strive to take the songs to the next level. Music, Chants & Rapps
Nepal is a beautiful country with a lot of holy places. I also like the country because it's close to the Himalayas. According to Hindu mythology, that's the abode of Lord Shiva.
Recording a song for a film doesn't take much time; it's hardly an hour's job, but concerts are constant, and so is travelling, so I've to take time out to work on my albums because I'm passionate about creating my own music. When you love something dearly, you set your priorities accordingly. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Singing is a limitless form of expression, and I love to experiment with my work. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Work, Workers & The Labor Force
Singing is my passion, my first love and the secret of my energy. Music to me is like finding my inner self, my soul. It gives me a great joy to see audiences enjoying with me. I have given my heart to singing. When I sing, I can feel romance in everything around me. Love, Romance, Marriage & Sex ;Music, Chants & Rapps
The confidence that we Indians are suddenly infused with while doing something wrong is absolutely commendable.
The problem with working under an outside label is that your music never seems to reach the right people. Music, Chants & Rapps
The worst affected from corruption is the common man.
There's no meaning to life without music. Everybody has their own connect with music. Life ;Music, Chants & Rapps
We are all souls, and what I have learnt so far is that while God is male, the souls created by Him are female, so I always had women as my theme, as they are dedicated to Him. Women ;Religion & God
We want our music to reach everybody, so we're using the Internet. Every kid today is online, and we want to make sure our songs reach every one of them. Music, Chants & Rapps
What is most amusing and can happen only in India is that the most posh and big households that I've seen in Mumbai, the 'big city', will have their balconies and windows festooned with rows of baniyans and tauliyas hanging on them.
When the audience enjoys your performance, you feel like a magician who is doing magic. It's a great feeling!