Raghav Sachar Biography
Raghav Sachar (born July 7 1981 in India) is an Indian singer born to father, R. K. Sachar, and mother, Usha Sachar. He is the youngest of three children. He started playing his first instrument, the harmonica, at the age of four. Every year since then his parents have gifted him an instrument. Born into a family of music lovers, Raghav was interested in music from a very early age. He won the Best Drummer Award at the Pepsi Cornucopia contest in Delhi in 1994 besides being adjudged the best keyboard player at the BITS Pilani Festival. He also formed a band, Canzona, with some friends before proceeding to Monash University, Melbourne, Australia in 2000 to study music.
It was during this time that Raghav traveled to countries in South East Asia including Taiwan, South Korea, Hong Kong, Singapore and Malaysia. He also gave solo concerts while visiting India and worked with Viva and Shubha Mudgal on albums apart from recording for jingles and film soundtracks. His crowning glory was being awarded the Golden Key Award and Earnest Award for academic excellence in 2000 and 2001 at Monash. Raghav now plays more than 30 instruments. The title song of his new album, Charming Lootera enjoyed success throughout India.