Kailash Kher was born in Meerut, Uttar Pradesh on 7 July 1973. He is a very popular qawali singer as well as Indi-folk. Pt.Mehar Singh Kher and Chandrakanta Mehar Singh Kher are his parents. He was inspired by the Qawwali singer and music composer Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan and Pandit Kumar Gandharva. "Rabba Ishq Na Hove" of Andaz was his first song and it became quite popular too.
His father was a priest who used to perform at temples. At the age of 14, Kailash left home in search of a guru. But he couldn’t find a guru and he started learning Music by listening it. He started business in 1999, but failed in this attempt. In 2001, he left Meerat to Mumbai to pursue a career in music. One of his friends recommended his name to music director Ram sampat who was in search of a new voice for his jingle.
His hits include Teri Deewani, Allah Ke Bande, Chand Sifarish, Ya Rabba, Tu Meri Jaan Hain, Saiyyan, Tujhe Main Pyar Karu, Chak Lein De, Rabba Ishq Na Hove, Arziyan, Bam Lahiri, Kaun Hain Voh, Fake Ishq, Piya Ghar Aavenge, Ishq Anokha, Ishq Na Ishq Ho, Tauba Tauba, Bismillah, Yun Hi Chala Chal, Mumma, Babam Bam, Rang Deeni, Dilruba, Chaandan Mein, Mere Maula, Maayaa Maayaa, Jana Jogi De Naal, Mere Nishaan, S.i.d.h.u., Daulat Shohrat, Tu Jaane Na, Tere Naina, Tere Naal Ishqa.