Ankush Bhardwaj is an Indian singer and composer. He became the first runner-up in the tenth season of Indian Idol.
Ankush Bhardwaj was born on 11 December 1992 in Kotgarh, a small village in Kumarsain subdivision of Shimla district, Himachal Pradesh. He did his schooling from Hainault Public School, Shimla. Ankush did his Bachelor of Commerce from Rajiv Gandhi Government Degree College, Shimla in 2014. After that, he did his Masters of Business Administration from Amity University, Noida. He completed his post-graduation in 2017. Ankush took training from The Channa Music Academy in Shimla. His mentor was Vinod Channa, an expert in classical, semi-classical and folk music.
Height (approx.): 5′ 9″
Weight (approx): 72 kg
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: black
Body Measurements (Approx.): 38-32-35
Ankush Bhardwaj belongs to a Hindu family from Himachal Pradesh.
parents and siblings
Ankush’s father’s name is Suresh Bhardwaj and mother’s name is Kamlesh Bhardwaj. His father and brother always inspired him to learn music. He has an elder brother named Lokesh Bharadwaj.
relationships / affairs
Ankush Bhardwaj is unmarried.
Keratoconus – an eye disorder
Ankush Bhardwaj was diagnosed with an eye disorder called Keratoconus at the age of six. Keratoconus is a disorder that leads to sensitivity to light and blurred vision. He consulted some doctors from Shimla and went for surgery in Chandigarh. After his unsuccessful attempt at surgery in Chandigarh, he consulted Dr. Nitin Bedi, Ojas Eye Hospital, Bandra. Ankush performed both C3R and Intake surgeries at Ojas Hospital. After that surgery, the doctors assured him that 70 percent of his eyes had already recovered and that his eyesight would soon recover completely.
In 2011, he participated in the ‘Voice of Himalaya’ event and was one of the finalists. After that he became the first runner up of ‘Himachal ki Awaaz’ event. He performed in various music festivals in Shimla like Kishore Kumar Nights, Rafi Nights, etc. Ankush has won the Sangam Sur Sangeet Ka (Season 1) singing competition in 2013 and this competition was organized by Cedar Productions in Himachal Pradesh. Later, he became one of the top 10 contestants in Benadryl Big Golden Voice (Season 4). Amaal Maliki And Armaan Malik Praised Ankush in this show. He sang the song ‘Sab Badiya Hai’ for the movie “Sui Dhaaga”. In 2019, she sang the title song, ‘Ek Chup Tum, Ek Chup Main’ for the television show “Isharon Ishaaron Mein”. This title track is available on SonyLIV streaming platform. After that he also became the guest of two episodes of Indian Idol season 11.
In 2018, Ankush Bhardwaj auditioned for Indian Idol 10. Neha Kakkar, Vishal DadlaniAnd Anu Malik Was the judge of that season. He contributed his voice to the campaign track of ‘Swachh Bharat Abhiyan’ launched by our Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi.
Top 9 contestants of Indian Idol Season 10 sang the song ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ for this campaign. The song ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ was released on 2nd October, the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Winner Salman Ali and Indian Idol 10 1st runner-up Ankush Bhardwaj became super gurus for younger singer contestants on the Superstar Singer television show. Ankush composed his song ‘Ek Tere Bajaan’ on YouTube in 2020. After that, she sang the duet version of ‘Abhi Mujhe Mein Kahin’ for the reality show “Times of Music”. His song ‘Dil Kahe’ was released in 2020. Ankush Bhardwaj is the team captain of the reality show ‘Indian Pro Music League’.
Ankush Bhardwaj’s salary is Rs 60,000 per episode.
Ankush Bhardwaj’s total assets are 20-40 crores.
- Bollywood actors: Akshay Kumar
- Bollywood Actress: Sonam Kapoor
- Dream Destination: France
Facts / Trivia
- Ankush Bharadwaj is fondly called by the nickname ‘Kakku’.
- Ankush’s mother has pledged her eyes to her son. He once said that,
I am praying to God that I die soon so that my eyes can be donated to my son.”
- Anil Kapoor was so impressed by her performance in the Indian Idol show that he referred to her as Kishore Kumar Of the generation