Mohd. Danish is an Indian singer who participated in the television singing reality show “Indian Idol 12.”
Mohd. Danish was born on Tuesday, 15 October 1996 (age 24 years; as of 2020) in Muzaffarnagar district of Uttar Pradesh, India. His zodiac sign is Libra. He was fond of music since childhood. While studying in school, he used to participate actively in various singing and cultural programs. Mohd. Danish did his higher studies at D.A.V. College Muzaffarnagar and attended Islamia Inter College, Muzaffarnagar to get his B.A. Hons. (Music) degree. He is professionally trained in classical singing for more than 10 years.
Height (approx.): 5′ 7″
Eye Colour: Black
Hair Colour: Black
Mohd. Danish belongs to a family of musicians of Kirana Gharana. The family has been into music for generations.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Shahnawaz Ali, is a professor. His mother, Musarrat Jahan, is a homemaker. His grandfather, Ustad Abdul Karim Khan, trained him in music for more than 10 years.
Mohd. Danish first came into the limelight at the age of 20, when he participated in the television singing reality show Voice of Punjab Season 6 in 2016. His passion and dedication for music helped him to reach the finals of the show. The experiences from this show motivated him to proceed with his singing and in 2017 he participated in his next reality show, The Voice of India. During the blind auditions of The Voice of India, Danish sang “Albela Sajan Aayo re” and impressed all the four judges, Neeti Mohan, Shantanu Mukherjee, Salim Merchant, and Benny Dayal; all the four judges tried to please Danish to join their respective teams, but Danish decided to join Neeti Mohan’s team for his The Voice of India journey. In 2017, Mohd. Danish launched his first original song “We Indians,” which was a parody of patriotic songs, in the presence of A.M Turaz, an Indian poet and lyricist, in Delhi. This song proved to be the breakthrough of his career. He also tried his luck in Haryanvi singing with the song Meri Jaan, featuring Sapna Choudhary, which also proved to be a great hit.
In 2020, Mohd. Danish auditioned for Sony Entertainment Television’s singing reality show Indian Idol Season 12 where he amazed the judges Neha Kakkar, Vishal Dadlani, and Himesh Reshammiya with his melodious voice and got selected in the show.
Mohd. Danish is a die-hard fan of singer, composer, and songwriter A. R. Rahman. According to Mohd. Danish, he desires to work with the music maestro A. R. Rahman.
- Mohd. Danish started learning music at the age of four. He was very much influenced by the musical environment that he had at his home. Before starting singing professionally, Danish received training in music from his grandfather for more than ten years.
- Mohd. Danish has shared the stage with well known Bollywood stars. He has also done many international shows.
- Mohd. Danish runs a YouTube channel “Mohd Danish Official” with more than 3 lakh subscribers. He shares his singing and behind the scene of his shoot videos on his channel.
- He is very possessive about his looks and makes sure he always looks presentable.
- His hobbies include acting, dancing, and travelling.
- Reportedly, many acting projects came his way and he is very much interested in doing some but he is waiting for the right time and the right one. He really enjoys acting and mimicking people.
- He grabbed headlines when his video mimicking the Indian Idol judge Himesh Reshammiya during the show went viral.