Published on 18 Apr 2015 | over 3 years ago
Pawan Singh is an Indian Bhojpuri playback singer and film actor. He was born in Ara, Bihar, India. He has acted in prominent Bhojpuri films like Devra Bada Satawela, Bhojpuriya Raja.
Singh has worked on Bhojpuri pop albums as a vocalist. His first album was Odhaniya Wali, dated 1997, followed by Kaanch Kasailli from 2005. In 2008 Singh released the album Lollypop Lagelu (title song). He played his first lead role together in the 2007 film Rangli Chunariya Tohre Naam.
Sing was awarded Best Male Singer in the International Bhojpuri Film Awards in 2016.
Pawan Singh's wife, Neelam Singh, reportedly committed suicide at their home residence on March 8, 2015.
Bhojpuri cinema (Bhojiwood) refers to films produced in the Bhojpuri language in the eastern Uttar Pradesh, western Bihar and Madhesh in southern Nepal. The first Bhojpuri talkie film, Ganga Maiyya Tohe Piyari Chadhaibo, was released in 1963 by Vishwanath Shahabadi. The 80's saw the release of many notable as well as run-of-the-mill Bhojpuri films like Bitia Bhail Sayan, Chandwa ke take Chakor, Hamar Bhauji, Ganga Kinare Mora Gaon and Sampoorna Tirth Yatra. Bhojpuri cinema has grown in recent years. Bhojpuri film industry is now a Rs 2000 crore industry. Bhojpuri movies are seen across various parts of Europe and Asia where second and third generation migrants still speak the language; as well as in Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Suriname, Fiji, Mauritius, and South Africa, which has a large Bhojpuri population.
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