Arijit Singh: ' I slept through auditions'

By HT

Mumbai, May 27 -- He's currently riding high on the success of Aashiqui 2's 'Tum hi ho' and Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani's 'Dilliwali girlfriend', but singer and music producer Arijit Singh started his musical journey way back in 2005, with a reality show, Fame Gurukul. "It was a crazy experience. Back then, music reality shows like Indian Idol had become very popular. So I thought it would be a good idea to try my luck."

However, fame doesn't come that easy and Arijit had to go through a number of auditions to make it to the show. "I slept through my auditions because there were so many rounds and I used to get very tired after a while. So, I often dozed off," admits Arijit candidly.

Though the 26-year-old singer has come a long way since then, Arijit says a stint at the realit