Padma Shri Singer Remo Fernandes was born this day in 1953. Born Luís Remo de Maria Bernardo Fernandes in Goa, Lyricist-Composer-Singer Remo Fernandes has naturalized Portuguese citizenship. He is called the pioneer of Indian pop music and performs Indian fusion, rock and pop. He also sings playback for Bollywood and in other languages of India besides English, French and Portuguese. There are Goan, Portuguese, Sega (Mauritius and Seychelles), African, Latin (Spain and South America) and other cultural influences on his compositions. Bollywood is Hindi-dominated and as Remo sang in English, his success was rare and noticeable there.
Bollywood and Remo Fernandes: Some songs he has sung are:
Panch vorsam… Trikal (1985)
Dekho dekho yeh hai jalwa… Jalwa (1987). He has also appeared in this song.
Pyar toh hona hi tha… Pyar Toh Hona Hi Tha (1998). He has performed this song onscreen as well.
Mariya pitache… David (2013)