Siddharth Basrur


Artist Birtday : 19/09/1981 (Age 41)
Born In : Mumbai, India
Occupation(s) : Singer, Lyrics Writer
Genres : Bollywood, Indie, Playback, Alternative Rock

Siddharth Basrur is one of the most famous and popular faces of music industry. He is not only a melodious vocalist who has a strong yet magical vocal. But also a very skillful composer and song writer. Since his childhood, he has interest in music. The handsome lad who started out with high aspirations of becoming music artist is now the industry’s precious gem. He dropped out of his first year of college and started working in a music store, as it paid him more than his pocket money. He grew up listening to everything from Alice Cooper to Kishore Kumar. Siddharth Basrur was influenced by his father and uncles, who listened to a lot of classic rock ‘n’ roll. Alternative Rock became his favorite genre at age of 15. His musical journey and his strong vocals brought him local and international acclaim and recognition.

He entered the indie music scene with his first band, Kinky Ski Munky. The talented singer is also the front-man of Mumbai’s progressive metal band Goddess Gagged. In 2000, he composed vocal melodies for the band Kinky Ski Munky. Chirantan, a friend of Basrur who made music for Haunted 3D. He gave Siddharth Basrur his first break in commercial music when he sang two songs for the movie. In late 2016, he sang the Hindi version of the song “We Know the Way” for the Hindi-dubbed release of the Disney animated feature film Moana.

His work earned for him many awards. In 2013, he won the MTV VMAI for Roots Song of the Year. He has been nominated for the Radio City Freedom Awards in 2013 and also for the Jack Daniels Rock awards in 2014 in the categories of song of the year and male artist of the year.