Anoop Jalota was born on 29 July 1953. He is an Indian singer and musician, Anup Jalota is best known for his performances in the Hindu Marwari devotional music bhajan and the Urdu form of poetry, ghazal.
Anup Jalota is popularly known as the “Bhajan Samraat” (Emperor of Bhajans). Padma Shri for 2012 has been conferred upon him in the field of Art-Indian Classical Music- Vocal by Government Of India. Anup Jalota is a contestant on the popular reality show Bigg Boss season 12 in 2018.
He started his musical career as a chorus singer in All India Radio. Anup Jalota is usually backed by a guitar player, dholak player, tabla player, sarangi player, violinist, sitar player, sarod player and santoor player. Some of his popular bhajans include Jag Me Sundar Hai Do Naam, Chadariya Jhini Re Jhini, Rang De Chunariya, Aisi Lagi Lagan, and Main Nahi Makhan Khayo. Anup Jalota was also the presenter of the program Dharam Aur Hum, telecast in star plus from 2002 to 2005.