Adnan Sami Khan who is a renowned singer, musician, music composer, pianist and also an actor was born on 15 August 1971. He has performed Indian & western music in the past especially for Hindi movies. Sami is credited for being the 1st person to play Indian classical music on the piano in a style which was created by him through the Santoor. He Sang Aye Udi Udi Udi (Saathiya) in the year 2002 which went on to become a hit which was said to be “The highlight of the album” by Screen Magazine.
A US-based Keyboard magazine, in its review, described him as the fastest keyboard player in the world & also called him the keyboard discovery of the ’90s. Sami has sold the largest selling independent albums of all time in India. He’s someone who can play over Thirty-Five musical instruments.
Born in London to Arshad Sami Khan and Naureen, who originally belonged to Jammu and Kashmir in North India. He was called the “Sultan of Music” by Times Of India.
His first single was “Run for his life” which was released back in 1986. It was recorded in English for UNICEF and went to become Number 1 in the music charts in the Middle East. His songs “Talk To Me”, “Hot Summer Day” and “You’re My Best Kept Secret” also became very popular.
Talking about the Hindi hits, his most successful and popular albums have been Kabhi To Nazar Milao (with Asha Bhosle) & Tera Chehra Jab Nazar Aaye. His music videos usually had Bollywood stars including Namrata Shirodkar (“Bheegi Bheegi Raat”), Raveena Tandon, Rani Mukerji (“Tera Chehra”), Fardeen Khan, Mahima Chaudhry, Govinda, Bhumika Chawla (“Maahiya”), Amisha Patel (“O Meri Jaan”), Dia Mirza (“Pal Do Pal”) & the most famous legend, Amitabh Bachchan (Kabhi Nahi).