Singer who won a spot on Season 12 of India's Big Brother analog Bigg Boss. He got his start singing in the Bojhpuri film industry before moving on to Bollywood in films like Gangs of Wasseypur and Mukkabaaz.
He got his start musically after having to drop out of MBA due to monetary problems and was discovered by director Anurag Kashyap on Instagram.
He'd already acquired a huge social media following before appearing on Bigg Boss -- his eponymous Instagram has over 60,000 followers and his YouTube channel has over 100,000 followers and racked up over 7 million views.
He's originally from the state of Bihar in northeastern India.
Anup Jalota was also a singer who competed on Season 12 of Bigg Boss.