Anoop Jalota, also known as Anup Jalota is an Indian singer and musician, who is popularly known for performances in the Hindu devotional music bhajan and the Urdu form of poetry, ghazal. He has been awarded Padma Shri award by Government of India in year 2012 in the field of Art-Indian Classical Music. Anup Jalota’s entered in Bigg Boss 12 with his Jodidar Jasleen whom he said is dating.Read Anup Jalota Biography and Personal Life Information in detail.
He is known for his work on Qatl (1986), Be-Reham (1980) and Oath (1991).
Anup Jalota Biography/Wiki
|Real Name||Anoop Jalota|
|Profession||Devotional and Ghazal Singer|
|Date of Birth||29 July 1953|
|Hometown||Phagwara, Punjab, India|
|Debut||Singing Debut: Aisi Lagi Lagan|
|College||University of Lucknow, Lucknow|
|Educational Qualification||Not Known|
|Anoop Jalota Instagram||https://www.instagram.com/jalotaanup/|
|Anoop Jalota Twitter|
Anup Jalota Physical Stats
|Height(approx)||In Centimeters 163 cm|
In Meters 1.63 m
In Inches 5’ 4”
|Weight(approx)||In Pound 176 lbs|
In Kilogram 80 kg
|Chest Size||44 Inches|
|Waist Size||38 Inches|
|Biceps Size||13 Inches|
|Body Measurements||44-33-13 Inches|
|Shoe Size||10 Inches|
Anup Jalota Family & Relatives
|Father||Purshottam Das Jalota (Classic & Devotional singer)|
|Brother||Anil Jalota, Promod Jalota, and Ajay Jalota |
|Sister||Anjali Dhir and Anita Mehra|
|Anup Jalota Son||Aryaman (born in 1996), who studied at Princeton University.|
|Anup Jalota Wife||Sonali Sheth (Divorced, Singer) (Ex)|
Bina Bhatia (Divorced) (Ex)
Medha Gujral (niece of former Indian Prime Minister I. K. Gujral)-died in 2014
Anup Jalota Affairs, Girlfriend & Controversies
|Girlfriends|| Jasleen Matharu (Classical and Western music Singer)|
In opening episode of Bigg Boss 12 he revealed that he is in relationship with Jasleen Matharu since last 3 years.
Anup Jalota Favourites
|Favourite Food||Chinese, Mexican, Italian, Japanese, Korean and Polynesian cuisine|
|Favourite Actors||Shatrughan Sinha and Aamir Khan|
|Favourite Actress||Shabana Azmi|
|Favourite Restaurant||The Zodiac Grill – The Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Mumbai|
|Favourite Musicians||Kishore Kumar, Pankaj Udhas and Jagjit Singh|
|Favourite Book||Not Known|
|Favourite Destination||Kashmir, Dharamsala, Sikkim, Shimla and Nainital|
Anup Jalota Money Factor
|Salary||6/7 Lakhs per show|
|Net Worth (approx)||Not Known|
Lesser Known Fact About Anup Jalota
He is a trained classical singer and learned music from his father, Purshottam Das Jalota and Bhatkhande Vidyalaya in Lucknow.
Jalota’s first marriage, without his family’s approval, was to a Gujarati girl, Sonali Sheth, couple became popular in the concert circuit as “Anup and Sonali Jalota”.
His second marriage was an arranged one to Bina Bhatia, but that soon ended in divorce.
Anup’s third marriage was to Medha Gujral, niece of former Indian Prime Minister I. K. Gujral, Anup and Medha have a son named Aryaman, Medha Jalota died on November 25, 2014 at a hospital in New York City of liver failure.
In opening episode of Bigg Boss 12 he revealed that he is in relationship with Jasleen Matharu since last 3 years who is 28 years old.
In 2015, he played the role of famous spiritual guru Satya Sai Baba in the film Satya Sai Baba.
He started his musical journey as a singer with legendary singer Late Kishore Kumar at stage shows, and was often referred as Junior Kishore.
He is often referred as the Bhajan Samrat of India, due to his divine singing.