Salim Merchant Biography, Lifestyle, Net worth, Popular songs, Controversy

Salim Merchant Biography, Lifestyle, Net worth, Popular songs, Relationship, Controversy, House, Cars, Movies, Awards, Wiki, Facts

Salim Merchant Biography

Full NameSalim Sadruddin Moledina Merchant
Nickname(s)Salim
Profession(s)Bollywood & Hollywood Singer and Music composer, internet celebrity. 
Got Fame fromFor Giving Music in the Ajay Devgan Starrer movie Bhoot.

Salim Merchant Personal Info

Date Of BirthMarch 3, 1974
Birth-PlaceMundra, Kutch, Gujarat
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
SchoolingSaint Peters High School, Mumbai
GraduationK.C College, Mumbai
Education QualificationGraduate
FamilyFather - Sadruddin Merchant
Mother - Not Known
Sister(s) - None
Brother - Sulaiman Merchant
Salim's Daughter - Ayesha
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HobbiesSinging, travelling

Salim Merchant Controversy

  • There is a disputes among Salim merchant and production house T-Series and Yash Raj Films that both the companies didn’t pay the royalty fee of the Salim. As per law, a fixed percentage of royalty of song should be paid to the respective singer of the song. Later everything is sorted as both the companies and Salim mutually agrees on some terms and the disputes comes to an end.
  • A Pakistani singer named Farhan Saeed alleged Salim for copying her song Roiyaan. He said that the song made by Salim & Sulaiman named Haareya is a copy of my song. later, Salim told that is was just a coincident nothing else.
  • Salim slams T-series owner Bhushan Kumar for scrapping her music out from a movie, called it a piece of scrap. The Music industry is filled with mafia just like Bollywood industry. He supported Sonu Nigam when he alleged Bhushan Kumar for not paying the singers for their work.
  • A Pakistani artist Ghulam Ali concert was happened to be in Mumbai. But, due to Shiv-Sena the concert was cancelled as they didn’t wanted a Pakistani to perform in India. later, Salim Merchant came in the support of artist and said – We should not mix Music And Politics together. Music is the way to connect people.

Salim Merchant Physical Stats

Zodiac SignPisces
WeightIn Kilogram - 72kg 
In Pounds - 158.733
HeightIn Centimeter 179cm
In Meter - 1.79m
In feet Inches - 5'11' 
Hair ColorBlack 
Eye ColorBlack-Brown
TattooNo Tattoos

salim merchant Relationship

Marital statusMarried
WifeJeanne Merchant ,Singer
Salim Merchant Lifestyle, Income, Affairs, Controversy, House, Cars, Movies, Awards, Affairs, Wiki, Facts

Salim Merchant Physical Stats

Zodiac SignPisces
WeightIn Kilogram - 72kg 
In Pounds - 158.733
HeightIn Centimeter 179cm
In Meter - 1.79m
In feet Inches - 5'11' 
Hair ColorBlack 
Eye ColorBlack-Brown
TattooNo Tattoos

Salim Merchant Net worth

Net Worth$1.2 million

Salim Merchant Drink, smoke

Smoke
No
DrinkYes

Salim Merchant TV Shows

Indian IdolJudge
The Voice IndiaJudge
Saare gama paaJudge

Salim Merchant Popular songs

Tujh Mein Rab Dikhta HaiMovie : Rab Ne Bana Di Jodi
Maula Mere Le Le Meri JaanMovie : Chak De India
O Re PiyaMovie : Aaja Nachle
Ainvayi AinvayiMovie : Band Baaja Baarat
AashayeinMovie : Iqbal
DarmiyaanMovie : Jodi Breakers
Shukran AllahMovie : Kurbaan
Mar JawanMovie : Fashion
Khudaya VeMovie : Luck
Rab RakhaMovie : Love Breakups Zindagi

Salim Merchant Awards & Achievements

IIFA Awards


For Movie - Mujhse Shaadi Karogi
Zee Cine AwardsFor Movie - Ab Tak Chhappan
Mirchi Music AwardsFor Song - Cheene Re Mora Chain
Syracuse International Film Festival AwardsFor Movie - Fashion
Star Screen AwardsFor Movie - Dhoom
FHM (magazine) awardsBest Music Composers

Salim Merchant House , Cars and More

Car(s)Audi A8
HouseOwned a Flat in Mumbai.

Salim Merchant Interesting facts

  • Salim Merchant was born in a middle class family. His father is a Music Director and his mother is a housewife.
  • He always seen his father singing and always wanted to became like him.
  • Salim’s father is very accomplished singer by profession also he runs a manufacturing unit where he made different types of musical instruments.
  • Salim was expert in playing Piano and Harmonium as he learned to play it professionally.
  • Salim loves to spend time with his pet. He had two dogs name – Daisy and Cookie.
  • He not only put his mark in the Indian film industry as he composed several Hollywood songs as well.
  • He Collaborated with famous Pop singer Lady Gaga for the song – Judas and Born this way.
  • He was the only singer of India who recorded the music for Fifa world cup – You’re a star along with famous singers Kenyan, Loyyiso Bala and Eric wainaina.
  • The duo Salim and Suleiman gave background score music to many songs as well.
  • Salim’s wife Jeanne Merchant is also a singer and opens an music academy for upcoming talent in music industry. He trains several kids to shape their career in the music field.
  • He and his brother Sulaiman Merchant both work together as his Dhoom movie and Student of the year music album is quite popular.
Salim Merchant Biography, Lifestyle, Net worth, Popular songs, Relationship, Controversy, House, Cars, Movies, Awards, Wiki, Facts
  • He also have keen interest in Indie Pop music and worked with several Indie pop artists like – Jasmine Barucha, Style Bhai, Shweta Shetty etc.
  • He was amongst the top duo Indian singer. As they composed several hit songs.
  • In earlier of their career he makes jingles and tunes for Tv Commercial advertisement and serials.
  • Salim had judged several TV reality singing shows like Indian Idol, The Voice star, Saare gaa maa paa etc.
  • He had a very good fashion sense. He keeps on experimenting his look. In an interview he said – Ranveer Singh had a really good fashion sense in Bollywood film industry.
  • Director Shakti Ahuja directed a documentary movie on the life of Salim-Sulaiman . He presented their music journey struggles and success through this film.
Salim Merchant Biography, Lifestyle, Net worth, Popular songs, Relationship, Controversy, House, Cars, Movies, Awards, Wiki, Facts
  • Singer Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghosal is salim’s best friend in industry.