Roop Kumar and Sunali Rathore
A well-renowned singer, Roop Kumar made a career breakthrough with the song ‘Sandese aate Hai’ from the evergreen and hit movie ‘Border’ continued giving more soulful hits such as ‘Tere Liye' from ‘Veer Zara’, and 'Tujh Mein Nah Dildyta Hain’.
His wife Sunali Rathod is an equally celebrated Ghazal singer who was trained under Niyat Ahmed Khan and Ustad Master Kirin School of Music. Together the duo have produced several hit albums like ‘Ziler Terharu’, ‘Mitwi’, and ‘Parker’ to name a few.
Multi-talented and versatile, they have sung in many languages including Gujrati, Marathi, Tamil, Bengali, Assamese and Bhojpuri.
In fact, Roop is also a tabla player, and a percussionist, whereas Sunali also dabbles in Kheyal and Tappa Semi-classical music.
Sunali has been awarded the ‘Best Ghazal Singer’ for her debut album ‘Aaghaaz’ in 1986. She has also received the 2016 Global Indian Music Award along with Roop Kumar for their album ‘Zikr Tera’.
They also participated in the Indian music reality TV show ‘Mission Ustaad’ in 2007 where they were crowned with the title ‘Ustaad Jodi’.
The duo has performed at concerts, enchanting their audiences all across the world including in the United States, the United Kingdom, Dubai, and Singapore with their soulful renditions of various genres of music ranging from ghazals, Sufi, light classical, and film songs.
Some Popular Tracks
- O Saaiyan
- Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta Hai
- Muala Mere Maula
- In Dino
- Tere Liye
- Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
- Life In A Metro
- Veer Zaara