After his famous song, Tum Hi Ho from Aashiqui 2, there has been no looking back for him Yes, we are talking about India’s sensational playback singer, Arijit Singh.
But not many of us know about his personal life. He has been happily married to Koel Roy since 2014, but did you know this was his second marriage? Well, Yes, Now let’s talking about Arijit Singh’s love life and two marriages
Arijit Singh was born on April 25, 1987, to Bengali parents in West Bengal and always was Madness towards singing. He got little recognition when he participated in the 2005 singing reality show, Fame Gurukul. Even though he didn’t win the show, he made a name for himself. And it was not until 2013 when Aashiqui 2 came out that Arijit became an overnight sensation with his voice for the song, Tum Hi Ho. This song fetched him several awards for singing and established himself as one of the leading playback singers today. Today, he is one of the highest paid singers in India.
Not much is known about Arijit Singh’s first marriage and his first wife. It has often been reported that he had tied the knot when he was a music programmer with one of the female contestants who was earlier a part of a singing reality show in which Arijit himself had also participated. It was in the year 2013 that he first tied the knot, reportedly, and the marriage didn’t last long. Arijit and his first wife separated the same year. Many media portals also claim the divorce was very bitter.
A Quora user has revealed that the singer fell in love with a girl who was from his hometown Jiaganj where he was born. Both of them met when they were in high school. Coincidentally, even her name was Koyel (as is his current wife’s name). Later, when Arijit started working in the Hindi film industry with little projects, the childhood lovers tied the knot in court marriage. But things were not meant to be happily ever after and as we know, they got divorced soon after enjoying the marital bliss for a few months. It has often been reported that this marriage was done in a haste and that’s why it led to a path which it shouldn’t have.
In the same year, he started dating his current wife, Koel Roy. The couple tied the knot on January 20, 2014, at Tarapeeth temple in West Bengal following the Bengali rituals of a wedding and since then, have been happily married. It has also been often reported that Koel Roy had also gone through a divorce before marrying Arijit and that she has a 4-year-old baby girl from her first marriage, who is very fond of the superstar singer.