|Artist Birtday :||10/06/1973 (Age 46)|
|Occupation(s) :||Playback Singer, Music Director|
|Genres :||Playback Singing, Ghazal, Dhrupad, Indian Classical Music, Sufi|
|Web Site :||www.roopsunali.com|
Roop Kumar Rathod is an Indian Music Director and Playback Singer. Roopkumar is the son of the late Pandit Chaturbhuj Rathod, the classical luminary – an exponent of the rare and arguably the oldest style of singing i.e. Dhrupad. He belonged to the “Aditya Gharana of Jamnagar”. Pandit Rathod has trained and groomed many well known names like Kalyanji – Anandji, Manhar Udhas and many more.
He is famous throughout Bollywood as an excellent playback singer and music director having also performed extensively with Anup Jalota as a percussionist.
The fourth son to the Dhrupad Maestro, Pandit Chaturbhuj Rathod, Roop Kumar, was initiated into the world of music in his very early years. His journey began as a tabla player and he went on to become one of the most sought after tablists by almost all the ghazal singers in the 80s. His tryst with playback singing began in the year 1989 with the song, ‘Main Tera Aashiq Hoon’, composed by Laxmikant Pyarelal for the movie ‘Gumraah.’