Who is Oscar nominated 'Naatu Naatu' singer Rahul Sipligunj?

Jan 24, 2023TVSriram Chelluri

Family of hairdressers

Rahul hails from the family of hairdressers; they owned a shop in Abids, Hyderabad


Where it all started

He started singing at a young age at family events with the encouragement of his father


Training in Ghazals

Rahul slowly focused on formal training in Ghazals and Hindustani music


When he met Keeravani

Rahul met Keeravani many years back with the CDs of his songs from two Telugu movies; he was initially part of the latter's chorus team


Independent music

His independent songs Poor Boy, Maaki Kirikir et al are popular too


BB Telugu winner

He was crowned as the winner of Bigg Boss Telugu season 3 hosted by Nagarjuna Akkineni


As a mentor

He was one of the mentors on the popular reality TV series Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Telugu in 2020


First reaction

"Aaaaaaaaaattttttttttt 🔥🔥🔥🔥🔥 maaaakkkkiiiiii🔥🔥🔥 #naatunaatu nominated for Oscar's congrats to the team," he tweeted



Rahul learnt that Ram Charan and Jr NTR would dance on his song much later after recording for the song


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