Harshit Saxena is an Indian singer, lyrics composer, and music director. He is well-recognized for composing the song ‘Haal-e-dil’ from the movie Murder 2 (2011).
Harshit Saxena was born on Wednesday, 21 August 1985 (age 38 years; as of 2023) in Lucknow, India. His zodiac sign is Leo. He is a trained physiotherapist. In 2007, Harshit moved to Mumbai to follow his passion for singing.
Height (approx.): 5′ 8″
Weight (approx.): 65 kg
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Dark Brown
Parents & Siblings
Harshit’s father’s name is Abhilash Saxena who is a retired subdivisional officer in BSNL, Lucknow, and his mother’s name is Vandana Saxena who is from Varanasi and is a homemaker.
Harshit’s elder brother, Shobhit Saxena, is a singer.
Harshit got married to actress Samonica Shrivastava on 9 February 2023, in a glorious ceremony in Raigarh, Chattishgarh. In an interview, Harshit shared about his meet-up with Samonica and said,
Samonica and I met in Mumbai. We were acquaintances, but our parents thought we made a good match. Her mother reached out to us and that’s how things got formalised. It’s an arranged marriage.” Hindustan Times
He follows Hinduism.
Harshit Saxena began his singing career in 2010 with his debut song ‘Happy Ending’ from the film ‘Tees Maar Khan'(2010). He gained popularity with his song ‘Haal-e-dil’ from Mukesh Bhatt’s, Murder 2 (2011). Harshit has lent his voice to several Bollywood songs, including ‘Mahe Jaan’, ‘Mahe Jaan’ (Rock Version), and ‘Dil Kaanch Sa’ (Heart and Soul Version) from the film ‘Hate Story’ (2012). He has also sung ‘Na Duniya Mangi Hai,’ ‘Sab Kushal Mangal,’ (title track) ‘Naya Naya Love,’ and ‘Ishq Ne Mara Re’ from the film ‘Sab Kushal Mangal’ (2020).
Additionally, he has sung ‘Dhani Chunariya’ from the film ‘Super Nani’ (2014), ‘Meet Me Daily Baby’ from the film ‘Welcome Back’ (2015), and ‘Stepney’ and ‘Allaudin’ from the film ‘Hotel Milan’ (2018).
Harshit has debuted as a music director in the film Murder 2 (2011). He has directed music for several films, including Hate Story (2012), Super Nani (2014), Hotel Milan (2018), and Sab Kushal Mangal (2020).
Harshit has participated in several singing reality shows including ‘Amul Star Voice of India’ (2007), ‘Jo Jeeta Vohi Superstar’ (2008), and ‘Music Ka Maha Muqqabla’ (2009).
- In 2011, Harshit won the 4th Music Mirchi Awards in the category of ‘Upcoming Music Composer of the Year’ for the song ‘Haal-e-dil’ from Murder 2.
- He was nominated for ‘Upcoming Male Vocalist of the Year’ at the 4th Music Mirchi Awards for the song ‘Haal-e-dil’ from Murder 2.
- Harshit is a devotee of Lord Ganesha and is often seen praying to Lord Ganesha’s idol.
- He is a fitness freak and shares his fitness regime on his Instagram handle.
- He has done many Live music concerts in different cities including Varanasi.