Shailendra Singh was born on 1st October 1952 in Mumbai, India.The renowned film maker Raj Kapoor gave Singh a break when he signed him for Bobby. The song Main Shayar Tho Nahin became a big hit after which offers started pouring in. His song ....Humne Tumko Dekha ...from the film Khel Khel Mein rocked the entire nation. However, his popularity was short lived. He even tried his hand at acting.He was paired opposite Bhavna Bhatt in Do Jasoos...but the film flopped.
However he was a great singer of his time.He sang several popular Hindi songs during the late seventies and the early eighties.