Himesh Reshammiya is an Indian actor, musical director, lyricist, composer, producer, singer, screenwriter, and film distributor. He is known to be a revolutionary musician in the Bollywood industry. His songs have a characteristic tone, and he has received a lot of praise from people all across the nation. Let’s learn more about the life, career, and earnings of this multi-talented man.
On 23rd July 1973, in India, Vipin Reshammiya and his wife, Madhu Reshammiya, welcomed their son Himesh Reshammiya into this world. His father is also a well-known music composer. He attended Hill Grande School, where he met Prashant Chadha. The two of them became best friends, and Chadha encouraged Khan to take up singing, and also directed his music videos.
It was an Indian film producer and actor, Salman Khan, who gave Reshammiya his first job, making him the music director for a 1998 Bollywood drama/action film Bandhan. His music has a style of composition based on a fusion of Western, Indian classical music, Indian Rock music, and techno beats. During his singing career, he has numerous popular songs, including Aashiq Banaya Aapne, Tera Suroor, Zara Jhoom Jhoom, Jhalak Dikhlaja, Andaz Apna Apna, Afsana, Shakalaka Boom Boom, Meri Awaargi, Hookah Bar, Chalao Na Naino Se, Tandoori Nights, and other. Reshammiya is the first Indian singer to perform at the Wembley Arena and the Heineken music hall in Amsterdam.
In 2007, he had his debut role in an Indian Hindi romantic thriller film, Aap Kaa Suroor. He was nominated in the Filmfare as the best debut actor for that role. After that, he played many different roles, and it seemed that he could fit in any role offered to him. So far, he starred in twelve films, including Karzzzz (2008), Radio (2009), Kajraare (2010), A * Is Killed (2011), Damadamm! (2011), Khiladi 786 (2012), A New Love Ishtory (2013), The Xpose (2014), Teraa Surror (2016), and Happy Hardy and Heer (2020). As a producer and a story writer, he worked on five films, including Damadamm! (2011), Khiladi 786 (2012), The Xpose (2014), Teraa Surror (2016), and Happy Hardy and Heer (2020). There are six films in which he worked as a background music composer. Those include Kurrukshetra (2000), Khiladi 786, The Xpose, Prem Ratan Dhan Payo (2015), Teraa Surror, and Happy Hardy and Heer. As a music director, Reshammiya worked on numerous films, and will most likely continue to do so.
He also worked as a lyricist and a playback singer. In 2011, he composed a Mujra number for a play Kennedy Bridge. Reshammiya was actively involved in mentoring and judging the singing competition, Sa Re Ga Ma Pa Challenge on Zee TV.
In 1995, at the age of 21, Himesh Reshammiya married Komal Reshammiya. The couple shares a son Swayam. In 2016, they mutually agreed to separate. Their divorce was final in 2017. In 2018, Khan married his long time girlfriend and actress Sonia Kapoor.
Himesh Reshammiya’s net worth is estimated up to $4 million. It is believed that his net worth will grow with the years to come.