|Date of Birth
||7 July 1973
|Place of Birth
After struggling in business, he took a shot at singing. After moving to Mumbai, the track Rabba Ishq Na Hove from the movie Andaaz was well received. In 2002, his song Allah ke Bande from relatively obscure movie Waisa Bhi Hota Hai Part II, made him a household name.
The band Kailasa includes Mumbai musician-brothers Naresh and Paresh Kamath who were earlier associated with Bombay Black.
Kher has a uniquely soulful, raw, high-pitched voice. He sang a number of the songs in the Bollywood film Mangal Pandey: The Rising, in which he also had a cameo appearance. His other Bollywood appearances include the movie Corporate in the song 'O Sikander'.
His song Teri Deewani from the album of the same name by his band Kailasa and especially the song Ya Rabba from the movie Salaam-e-Ishq has become a record-seller.
His recent venture into the Kannada film industry has proved a huge success. Special mention has to be made to his song "Hale patre" from the movie "Junglee" has proved a huge hit among the audience.
In 2007, he participated in a concert tour in North America entitled "The Incredibles", also starring Asha Bhosle, Sonu Nigam and Kunal Ganjawala.
In March 2011, he performed at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., as part of the Maximum India festival.
Kailash Kher on the TV show 'Mission Ustaad' in 2008
He was a judge on the singing talent contest, Indian Idol on Sony TV.
Playback singing happened by chance. I had lost everything in business. That was when my friends told me to try my luck in Mumbai where I first recorded a private album with composers Paresh and Naresh. Together we now represent a music band called kailasa.