Music profile: Zubeen Garg


ZubeenGarg (10K)From nowhere to Ya Ali

Ya Ali, from Gangster - A Love Story, which has become a cult song of sorts, has made Zubeen Garg one of the most popular contemporary Bollywood playback singers. This song has made him popular on the international level too. The singer composer, who hails from Assam, is flying high.

Zubeen Garg is not new to Bollywood. He earlier lent his voice to Fiza, Mudda, Kaante and Brides Wanted - all good films but surprisingly, he was not noticed. Until Ya Ali happened in Gangster - A Love Story. The song topped the charts in India and is now becoming very popular internationally as well. For Zubeen, things could not be better. Offers have been pouring in and he is spoilt for choice. He has just made his debut as a composer with Sanjay Jha's Strings, a film with the Kumbh Mela as its setting.

Zubeen, who is a well-known singer and musician in Assam, wanted to be a music director and has been in the music industry for 12 years. He composed music for Assamese films and delivered hit albums too. His first album, Anamika, released in 1992, was a top seller in the region. Having sung in 40 languages, Zubeen also dabbled in acting in a film called Dinabandhu and won a national award. He has been trying to carve a niche for himself in the Bollywood music for more than five years now. His big break came with Kaante but fame and fortune happened with Gangster.

He speaks animatedly about Sanjay Jha's Strings, in which he had made his debut as music director. He says he was given the space to experiment and blend folk elements with the modern in his music. There are six songs in all and the highlight is that Zubeen has converted a 600-year-old Assami prayer into Hindi. The poem composed by Baba Nagarjun, is a satire on democracy. The response in Assam and Bengal, where the music has been released, has been positive and he hopes that his music will be appreciated in other areas of the country as well.


Currently, offers are pouring in and Zubeen is singing for PNC productions' Pyar Ke Side Effects which has music by Pritam. He is still considering the zillions of offers that are pouring in.

Zubeen wonders why he was not noticed in his earlier films but that is hardly surprising considering how fickle Bollywood can be. Especially when one considers that Zubeen plays the guitar, mandolin, percussions and the keyboard as well. He need not wonder any more, though. Bollywood has finally given him his due.

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Viewer(s) Comments
hi zubeen da ilike ur songs
judhisthir nath 2/3/2015 3:02:17 AM
U r so. Cute ur face is.so chucki..ku..plz stop driking.. Plzzz da..
MrsKalyaniDeepaksah 3/28/2014 2:40:40 AM
I like your poems...
Manash 2/3/2014 11:18:50 PM
I like your poems.
Manash 2/3/2014 11:16:27 PM
Zubeen da heartiest respect for u ,for representing northeast ,agote sonu nigam gaan hunu majote hun
ilu apunar lagot tar val nahoi heihe aajikali tekhetak beya,,i not just like for ur song actly I lik
e ur attitude,living style,,,anyway my best wishes for ur future and one plz never change ur attitud
e...regards kul chetry
kul chetry 2/1/2014 12:47:25 PM
zubben da is the bst singer.....lov u...apunr krish 3 r gan tu bht vl lgl mr
Saurav Saikia 11/29/2013 9:42:51 AM
I like ur all song
akbar barlaskar 11/26/2013 2:39:57 PM
Zubeen da .2mr gaan huni moi bor val pao.i luv u z da
Mrinmoi Boruah 11/23/2013 10:59:59 AM
Zubeen da bikeh likhiboli mur ako nai,karon sobei already apunar bikhoi a likhile so,i want be a gre
at singer from tezpur please bless me and pray for me and all.thank's 'Yaa ali' my faverate song. Ap
uni gold t koi kom nohoi. Arif khan we all love you .....................
10/31/2013 10:11:58 AM
Zubeen daa is great singar . Asom pepole says zubeen daa asomiyar gold . I realy love zubeen daa
Sabbir hussain 8/19/2013 10:54:16 AM
zubeenda moi tomak bahut bhal pao. tomar ganor bahire moi belegor gaan nukhunue jaana. I LOVE YOU ZU
Gopal krishna Patowa 8/8/2013 2:15:07 PM
Hi zubin da i love you so much forever! Aapunar gan moi khub val pau gau ru aapunar dore ajon singar
hob bisaru plz apuni mule call ata korib ha plz mur phn no 8876146141
Nabin Hazra 7/30/2013 1:50:08 PM
Jubin dar gaan bahut val lage . Moru mon jai tenekua hoboke lovely jubin
Ritu moni rajbongshi 7/29/2013 2:22:34 AM
zubeen da, ur voice is really melodious and heart-touching. i love you
utpal changmai 6/14/2013 10:26:06 PM
hellow zubeen da, ur voice is really melodious and heart-touching. i love you
utpal changmai 6/14/2013 10:24:14 PM
ENAMUL HOQUE(ENA) 6/13/2013 1:19:49 PM
1 saal se aapke bare mei kitna search kiya you tube, google, facebook par aapke baare mai jana. Mai
aapka bahut bada fan hun. Aapka sabse best song mujhe lagta hai "Tomar aamar prem". Agar time mile
to plz call me 7209319963. Aapka tittle garg mujhe achaa lagta hai. Thankyou.
Rahul chandra barat 5/3/2013 1:13:39 AM
Zubeen da is the best.He is a real hardworker.Apunar next bollywood song ki.Zubeen dar agat Angarago
k bhal nalage
4/15/2013 11:06:50 AM
zubin sir i like your kee kasoor songs and emotional songs.
Ratanjeet Roy. 9/1/2012 5:49:23 AM
I m song 9957661070
Dulumoni das 6/21/2012 7:13:00 AM
zubeen da moi ajay from tezpur apunar gan moi khodai khunu...byyyyyyy zubeen da love u..
ajay kurmi patel 6/3/2012 2:31:48 AM
bikidas 4/25/2012 4:42:22 AM
Zuben da apuni aibar stag program kiya kora nai guwahatit
Altaf hussain 4/20/2012 10:25:49 AM
pratul paul 3/12/2012 3:42:25 AM
Hello zubeenda,i am ur great fan forever..i try 2 make me moving forward in my life listening ur son
gs.specially d songs like "mayabini ratir bukut","pakhi pakhi ei mon","man jai" i often hard..really
u r inborn talented.God bless u,my dear zubeenda..more over,i have a dream 2 produce an album in my
life in which u wil sing..finally,kindly give me ur address so that i can meet u(phn no./email_id/r
esidence address)..bye bye..take care.
Sekhar 1/19/2012 8:03:58 AM
Hi zubeen da i am big friend of you. Please please hindi gaan uliowa. Aponar hindi gan download kori
boloi khodai khaju. Moi aponar karone jikono kam koriboloi khaju.
Nekib 1/12/2012 9:46:41 AM
I love your song
Bikram 12/27/2011 10:02:05 AM
Zubeen da, U R The Best.I LOVE U DADA.
Aszad Ahammad (W.B.) 12/24/2011 8:08:28 PM
Love you zubeen da..! Long live Zubeen da...!
Shankarjyoti kalita 10/8/2011 6:52:45 AM
Hi zubin daa I am realy a good friend of you.
ashique ahmed 10/4/2011 1:00:17 AM
Hai Man, My husband is a damm hearted fan of U.... U have a beautiful high pitch voice and ur "al
ap" of high pitch is excellent..Wish U all the very best in ur life... Tk cr and always b happy
Sarmishtha 4/25/2011 7:14:24 AM
Hi zubin i like ur upcoming hindy song 'o mere aasma' u also composed and sing this song,plz tel me
the name of this album?
Taslim 4/9/2011 2:06:24 AM
hi zubin da kene ase, what abut ur preparation for bihu? love u for ever
jyoti 4/4/2011 2:49:52 AM
Haiiiiiii, zubeen. you are my ideal and i love your voice.
Rishu Kant 4/3/2011 1:35:01 PM
Jubin Da, Ki khobor ?
Dipak Gogoi 4/3/2011 8:39:44 AM
hi Zubeen Da. ur my fav singer. I can listen ur songs all day long.
subhasish 3/15/2011 3:08:00 AM
DEBU 3/6/2011 8:13:55 AM
ZUBEEN Da, keitiman bihu geet aaji kaiba basar u hal likhi thua, prakakh karar khuvidha puwa naai.
exually moy DEFANCE person houn karane khujuk khamoy'r natani hoi. tumi jodi isshah kara ketiyaba,
geet'r katha khur gaai khunba paaru. mur thikana..... UNIT HQ/41 FD REGT (kargil) CO 99 APO
DIST . LAKHIMPUR VILL+PO . DHARAMGORH PIN . 784165 phone(mble) 08698282682 09613050315 0967
VEERAAJ (BINOD) SWAR 3/4/2011 4:59:30 AM
Hi Zubeen daa, main 'INDIAN ARMY' se apka bahut hi pyaara friend hoon.
VEERAAJ (BINOD) 2/27/2011 3:04:10 PM
I L U Zubeen da, Plz. One Call Me, Plz.
SUMIT (TINSUKIA) 2/19/2011 1:56:39 AM
Hello Zubeen da .i am your big fan . I love your voice its magical . :)
Mukesh mahala 1/28/2011 6:05:40 PM
iam live in hojai U come hojai in rongali bhiu iam handsake with u in stage
joy 1/27/2011 3:24:01 AM
loveeeeee u sooo much
priyanka 1/19/2011 3:14:49 AM
priyanka 1/19/2011 3:12:33 AM
hi zubeen.............remenbered me i met u in guwahati airport on 29th and had a snap wid u.......
...m really big fan of urs.......
priyanka 1/19/2011 3:11:02 AM
RAHIB 1/1/2011 4:18:53 AM
RAHIB 1/1/2011 4:15:55 AM
YASIR 1/1/2011 4:14:57 AM
zubin iam ur grat fan
biki 12/27/2010 4:45:32 AM
Hi daa im a big fan of u and im a good singer if possible so plz give me only one chance my no. 9806
12/20/2010 1:16:51 AM
Hi,Zubeen Da i am big fan u.i like ur song.plz tell me whr i found of all ur song.plz plz mail me ss
ddppttaa@gmail.com frm Sudipta Sarkar,West Bengal
Sudipta Sarkar 11/30/2010 7:44:01 AM
i am so plasure of listen to u'r all category song . so i hope u'r all drems comes on true ... Zint
usaikia@yahoo.in cont. 9577663566 thanks zubeen da .
D.j 10/29/2010 6:24:52 AM
excealent of progam
zintusaikia 10/5/2010 6:47:20 AM
Hi!Zubeen da,i m 4m Golaghat,i just want 2 give songs,how can i get the platform 2 give the songs,pl
ease advised me.
MAUSUM 10/4/2010 9:38:25 AM
Zubeen da, I like ur any song
Tapash & Balai 10/2/2010 12:32:54 PM
I Love You Zubeen Da Sumit from (Tinsukia) 9954134079
Sumit fm SuMiT 10/2/2010 9:57:27 AM
hi. zubeenda, I like your all hindi and bihu song.
kankarj sarma 10/1/2010 1:32:19 AM
ZUbeen da I Love All songs sang by u. Not a single song is there that i dont like. Love u frevr.
JAHiruL 9/25/2010 12:18:43 PM
I am your Broken hearted fan . my heart always tweet your songs . you are a versatile talent
Arijit Sarkar 9/11/2010 4:31:17 AM
ZUbeen da I Love All songs sang by u. Not a single song is there that i dont like. Love u frevr. (97
Manash 8/31/2010 1:49:46 AM
jaane kya chahe man bawra is a fantastic song...
suraj upadhyaya 8/14/2010 5:41:33 AM
JAYANTA BORUAH 8/4/2010 5:49:14 PM
hey i really like u.i m a big fan of u.i like ur style basically ur hair n shoe.the most recently re
lise aashayein's song (ab mujhe jeena) is very very good. plz contact me in this ID (sailen.deka64@
gmail.com) plz plz plz....................................
sailendra deka 7/30/2010 2:36:13 AM
zubeen u r my best singer. i listen your songs everytime.
samar kalita 7/30/2010 2:23:34 AM
hi zubeen da..how r u.. moi apunak bahut val pau apunak moi dada patibo bisarisu..plz dada apunar ph
number tu dibo neki .. pare jodi reply dibo plz....zzz..
chimli 7/18/2010 7:36:06 AM
Hi,Zubeen i love u so much,will u merry me????????????????????????????????????
Deepa 6/21/2010 7:28:36 AM
hello hi zubeen i am ur.friend i like ur songs,every time main best singer u. i like ur.voice than
ks i wish you hum mesh aysahe gate roho bye
Mohd.Dilwar hussain 6/17/2010 7:08:19 AM
zubin is unique
shashank 5/15/2010 1:35:42 AM
all time great singer in bollywood
pranjal sarma 5/12/2010 12:03:46 PM
i like ur all songs . basically when sing songs frm ur heart.i also like ur fashion .
sanjib sarma 5/11/2010 6:30:58 AM
It impossible 4 me 2 describe wat u meant 2 me....
Manjil 5/8/2010 10:02:21 AM
your voice touch my heart.basically the tragig song
Jayanta Baishya 4/24/2010 6:24:52 AM
Really zubeen voice is god gifted..
Jayanta Baishya 4/24/2010 6:22:57 AM
Bhargov 4/11/2010 9:14:42 AM
hearty wishes 2 u.......... luv u 2 much......... bikiron
Bikiron 3/16/2010 11:28:19 PM
Bada hoke v mai apke jesa banna chahta hu.....aur apna feelings sabke saath share karna chahta hu...
......mai v silent feel kiya hai in music.......
Dipankar 3/11/2010 12:50:33 PM
Hi zubeen da mujhe aapka song,style bohat atcha lagta hai bcoz bohat sare baate apke saath zura huwa
hai. Mujhe asa lagta hai apke past life apko bohat hurt karta hai dat's why aap itna emotional song
gaa sakte hai ......lov u soo much zubeen da..........
Dipankar 3/11/2010 12:48:42 PM
Hi zubeen i like ur all type of hindy söng. Spne sare,Bansuri, kavi socha this are my favorite song
Taslim Arif 2/19/2010 7:51:13 AM
Hi zubeen da.i like your voice.apunar 'MON JAI' Movies khun salo.bahut val lagil.
Papu kumer 2/13/2010 10:58:09 AM
I like ur song very much, to me u r great, i have never seen u, but i know ur frens b,coz they r my
fren too.
rabin deka 2/3/2010 12:49:55 PM
Hi dada i am ur biggest friend. u r composition one of the best flim/album strings band of fa
ite ishqe namaji. & all of u r songs... ur very good singer
Himendu Sinha 2/2/2010 11:00:55 AM
I like you. Tumhara bengali songs mere dil ko chu jata hai. Surajit
Shiteej 1/24/2010 12:31:59 AM
Zubeen we love in Serbia your songs Shola Shola and movie London dreams to. Thank you for your god m
Vladan Srbija 1/22/2010 9:33:58 PM
Hi zubeen da you are exceptionally great ,why are you not giving more interest in bollywood.when are
you going to release "AS THE RIVER FLOWS"plz plz do it soon.....
anuj 1/5/2010 9:52:10 AM
Happy new year 2010. May this new year bring a lot of success in ur bollywood career.
Shishir timilsena 12/31/2009 9:28:52 PM
I h'v been in craze of your songs alwys.Wish u all d very best for your futur.Wish i cud sing in an
album with u! HAPPY NEW YEAR 2010
jaan(male) 12/22/2009 5:22:17 AM
zubeen da i love you.
apurba 12/22/2009 2:03:08 AM
Zubeen da, miss u...
Beauty 12/8/2009 9:29:07 PM
plz cntct me 4 event
nagma khan 12/2/2009 8:40:00 AM
where i found da's song
saurabh 11/19/2009 5:29:10 AM
You are a gifted son and after A.R. Rehman you are the voice in bollywood............
Dr..Baharul Islam 11/17/2009 8:24:48 AM
Shola Shola - London dreams : My 6th sense says its going to rock the world. Excellent Motivational
Shrikant Sahu 11/9/2009 5:49:36 AM
[i]Hi Zubeen da,,,,m eagerly 4 ur next bollywood blockbuster.....Hope u'll do it soon....U r my all
time favourite....Wish 2 c u soon.....
Bastav Pegu 11/8/2009 11:15:51 AM
zubeen da,tumar big frnd..tumi aajikali boliwood song& music nidiaaa neki
pankaj 11/4/2009 1:13:35 AM
you are the best..
mriganka 10/15/2009 7:01:51 AM
Zubeen da I like ur song most.Plz apuni BOLLYWOOD besikoi INTEREST diyok.
Hrishi 10/7/2009 2:29:08 AM
zubeen da, i want your mobile number and share my feelings directly to you. miss you
Chandrajit 10/4/2009 4:31:56 AM
zubeen da,i love u very much. apunar ganar suawad aan akatu nai. apuni bartaman loike guwa hindi ci
nemar naam aru gaanr list akhan diba na . plz
pankaj borthakur 10/2/2009 11:50:05 PM
i like your song specially yaa ali. but i miss u in borpathar sorry for that.plz do come again.
rikhi sharma 9/6/2009 1:09:47 AM

DIMPLE 8/26/2009 3:46:56 AM
hi,how r u i like your voice but i don'tknow about u .malti ko aapka phone number chahiye.I LIKE
dimple 8/26/2009 3:41:22 AM
i like ur somg very much.i seen u in ranchi when u cane there.
Ravindra Kumar 8/19/2009 6:32:06 AM
BOBBY 8/13/2009 1:42:24 AM
u r really a all time great singer. i like your stage performance but try to avoid alcohol as it wl
harm u.
kamala kanta borah 8/10/2009 11:30:03 AM
hai juben da apunar bhal ne? apunar baista programmer majate ketiyaba khamai hole nepali Album 1ta b
anabsun pls.
vinodbharali 8/3/2009 12:38:08 AM
i just love ur songs..
bhaskar 7/25/2009 6:44:39 AM
i just love your songs..
bhaskar 7/25/2009 6:44:00 AM
tumi aji kali bohut flop gaan guwa korisa .. maya nisina gaan gabi buji so
sanjib hazarika 7/18/2009 5:23:19 AM
i love your songs so,my bast song is maya
vijay 7/14/2009 3:03:21 PM
zubeen da apuner syndrom of love aru yuhi kabhi albumor gaan keita kot pam baru moi bohot bisari fur
isu plz kiba ata korok.
samar 7/14/2009 7:49:10 AM
Zubeen Da, apuni obhinoy kora 'Rumal'or vcd khon ketiya ke olabo?
Nabajyoti 6/21/2009 7:19:05 AM
hiiii zubeen da, ami ek jon bangali chele. ami jakhon tomake sa re ga ma pa-r set-e bangla bolte sun
lam, amar khub bhalo legechilo. tomar gaan amar khub bhalo lage, bises kore ya ali from gangster
6/20/2009 10:59:26 AM
ZUBEEN da apunar hindi notun gaan ketiya hunibole paam.
chandan 6/19/2009 10:21:43 AM
zubinda i jst bcm krazzy abt ur voice.....
ramani das 6/14/2009 4:02:13 AM
Hi Zubeen Da. Apunar gaan gai aru khuni khub bhal pau. Bhabisilu apunar dorei sangeetor jagat akuali
lom buli. Kintu kopalot beleg kiba he likha asil. Atia moi Dubait settled. Apunar prog akhon organi
ze karim buli bhabisu. Pls mail me if possible. Best of luck.
Inam Chowdhury . 5/30/2009 5:09:19 PM
Hi zubeen da moi apunar gan horur porae bhal pao moi apunak abar holeo log pabo bisaru.moi horur por
ae apunar ganoke gai ahisu aru agoloikeo gai thakim.bye & take care. Frm bongaigaon
Hrishikesh 5/30/2009 9:04:16 AM
hi zubeen i am shah faisal from kashmir,i am ur fan,i like ur voice,ur voice is very beautiful i am
also fan ur voice i wana meet u in any how i do any thing for to meet u,i also wana to participate i
n indian idol, by zubeen
hi zubben 5/24/2009 1:24:56 AM
Hi! Zubeen Da. I like your songs very much. And now I am downloading your songs. Good Bye FROM DELHI
kuldeep 5/19/2009 2:12:40 AM
Hi! Zubeen Da. I like your songs very much. And now I am downloading your songs. Good Bye...
Sourodeep Roy 5/12/2009 10:05:54 AM
SHAAN PAUL 4/28/2009 1:36:59 PM
how are u zubeen g main Hazrat ALI(RA) sy pyar krta hon,ap ny apni awaz sy mshkal wqat main ALI(R
A)sy mdad mangny ka nya sur khola hai,ap ko ALI(RA) ka Kyal kasy aya, mujy is ky bary mian btain goo
d my dear,zubeen Ya ALI mdad ALI ya AlI.
Ali Jann 4/24/2009 8:03:34 PM
hi,Zubeen da moi apunar dangor fan.aru apunar gangita mur bohut bhal lage..........
Megha 4/19/2009 9:34:00 AM
Hi, Zubeen, I and my wife and daughter are ur fans. We like ur voice, songs and basically ur pronoun
Jayanta 4/17/2009 5:40:51 AM
I like to your modern song ,Zubeen da are you performance stage programme dur this bibu season ?
ARNAB DAS 4/15/2009 12:45:29 AM
please leave to dfrink alchohol,this is our heartiest request.this will ruin your helth.
manash baruah 4/14/2009 5:37:18 AM
zubeen da it seems that ur every songs touches my heart warmly.
Manoj ( boomoni ) 4/3/2009 11:21:54 PM
TILAK DEKA 3/19/2009 12:12:07 PM
hi zubeen da,i lyk ur voice tooomuch......i lyk ur all songs u hv recorded......
dur 3/17/2009 5:43:58 AM
hi zubeen da ilike ur songs
bubukakoti 3/15/2009 2:17:02 AM
hi,zubeen da I like your songs & I also see stage programs
diju saikia 3/14/2009 11:17:12 AM
Leave to Drink alcohol. may you long live.
Pulin Baruah 3/13/2009 9:52:56 AM
hi zubeen daa miss u in UK
raj 3/12/2009 8:21:51 PM
hi, zubeen da, ur voice is really melodious and heart-touching.
shalini 3/5/2009 5:14:59 AM
Hi Zubeen da, bohut din hol aapunar notun hindi gaan huna nai...... Montu beya lagi aase...
Kulajit 2/27/2009 10:37:52 AM
hey zubeen da I probably m the biggest fan that a man can ever get in his life.....I m ur die heart
fan.... and have nt missed ne of ur stage shows in the state of our mother land....I pray to god tha
t u b the greatest singer in the world...
Koustabh 2/23/2009 2:30:34 AM
hi, Zubeen.. its me. 7 year back we met at TAWANG in the year 2002 remember.. I lost your contac
t no. as well as your address... Bye... hope to see you again...
ajay deka 2/18/2009 8:17:31 AM
Hi Zubeen, it's was a nice evening with you at Muscat 2 years back (remember my daughter Miki who be
came an instant fan of you and Garima?). Waiting to see you soon here (you promised to return). By t
he way, your Bengali album Tumi had been as wonderful and others. Cheers, Samir Mazumder
Sameer 2/13/2009 2:16:18 AM
hi dada mai kundan from tezpur university,basically from namrup......I want to tell one thing to u..
............i can die for u at any cost ..........i love u............
kundan baruah 2/10/2009 8:58:29 AM
I like ur song very much, to me u r great, i have never seen u, but i know ur frens b,coz they r my
fren too.
dhiraj lahon 1/21/2009 8:49:55 AM
I like ur songs, so, i go to any function of u.Thanks1>>
Bijan Sarma 11/19/2008 5:04:42 AM
when i listen ur songs everytime find it like a newone.gettiing piece by listening ur songs like pra
krunal/kunjan 11/6/2008 9:08:50 AM
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