Jubeen Garg was born on 18th November , 1972 and his birth name is Zubeen Borthakur . He considers his mother (late Ily Borthakur) to be his first guru and mentor. He started learning tabla from Guru Robin Banarjee, and then continued learning Assamese folk music from Guru Romoni Rai. He attended Jagannath Barooah College in Jorhat, and then moved to B. Barooah College, where he pursued Bachelor of Science. He left before completing his degree. When he received the gold medal for his western solo performance in a 1992 youth festival, he got his first taste of success and confidence as vocalist. Apart from playing dhols, dotara,mandolin, percussions, guitar Garg is an accomplished keyboard player.
[caption id="attachment_2064" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Live Jubin Garg at Barpeta Road With Manash Robin in Baro Mashe ....Majulire Ajoni[/caption]
He entered the professional music scene in 1992, releasing his first album, Anamika. This unusual album, became an instant hit in northeast India and had a strong influence on the Assamese musical landscape.
Live Jubin Garg at Barpeta Road With Manash Robin in Baro Mashe ....Majulire Ajoni .
Trivia to Zubeen Garg :-
He plays dhols, dotora, mandolin, keyboard and various percussion instruments.Entering the music scene The year 1992 brought in tremendous success for Zubeen Garg as it was the year he released his first album 'Anamica' which was a huge success in the north east region of the country. Since then he became a regular face in the industry and composed music for over 40 Assamese films and several Hindi and Bengali films. Besides Assamese, Hindi and Bengali, he has sung in many other languages that include Punjabi, Tamil, Telugu, Oriya, Nepali and Marathi. Some of the major films in which he worked as a playback singer are Gangster, Pyaar ke side effect, etc.
Hindi Albums :-
Chandini Raat Yuhi Kabhi Sparsh Shradhanjali Nupur Zindagi
List of Zubeen's Albums Assamese Albums :-
Rumaal , Anamika , Meghor Boron , Zubeenor Gaan , Mukti , Xabda , Paakhi , Snigdha Jonak , Xixu (Shishu) Maya Jantra , Rong , Asha Dil , Mukha , Uronia Mon , Jonaki mon etc
Music Director in Assamese Films :-
Bidhata , Nayak , Daag , Hiya Diya Niya , Jown Jwole Kopalot , Kanyadaan , Tumi Mor Matho Mor
Global Indian Film Awards (GIFA) (2006)- Best playback singer (Male) for the song "Ya Ali".
Max Stardust Awards (2007)- New Musical Sensation (Male) for the song "Ya Ali".
Nominated for Film Fare Awards (2007)- Best Play Back Singer.