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An artist manager is an auxiliary member, an advocate, a business partner, and sometimes a therapist, but most importantly it is the manager needs to be the rock. Back in the day, most artists didn’t feel the need to have a manager or just hired one of the family members to handle their business. Today, with the growing professional talent management firms in the industry, there are few artists who chose to be old school. An artist manager is an auxiliary member, an advocate, a business partner, and sometimes a therapist, but most importantly it is the manager needs to be the rock. Back in the day, most artists didn’t feel the need to have a manager or just hired one of the family members to handle their business. Today, with the growing professional talent management firms in the industry, there are few artists who chose to be old school.

Mixing business and families doesn’t always work, but the beauty is to draw the silver line. That being said, here’s a list of artists who hired their biggest supporters – family members. And, it has worked wonders for them in the music industry.

1. RoopKumar Rathod – A multi lingual singer, known for renditions of various genres of music spanning such as ghazal, sufi, light classical and film tracks. Shot to fame with Sandese Aate Hai, Roopkumar is managed by his wife and co-singer, Sunali Rathod.

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2. Armaan Malik – Among the sea of young artists across the country lies, Armaan Malik. A finalist on Sa Re Ga Ma Pa L’il Champs, the talented artist has made it to contemporary and now mainstream Bollywood. Managed by his mother, Armaan has sung for Nirdosh, October, 102 Not Out, Baazaar and Sanju.

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3. Mohit Chauhan – Former lead of the Indie pop band Silk Route, the man is one of the finest playback singers of this era. From Masakali, Tum Se Hi, Yeh Dooriya to his songs from Rockstar became anthems. Playing my roles in Mohit’s life, Prathna Gehlot has been his biggest supporter, wife, and his manager.

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4. Taufiq Qureshi – An ace percussionist of India, the artist is often referred to as a music changer. Known for path-breaking and trend-setting work as a music composer, he has a phenomenal command over various percussion instruments. Managed by his wife, Taufiq has faired brilliantly as a musician.

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5. Palak Muchhal – Kick started her career at the age of nine with Child for Children, this playback artist is managed by her mother. With her constant, personal and professional support, Palak lent her voice to tracks in Ek Tha Tiger, Aashiqui 2, Ki & Ka, and many more.

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