Born on 1st July 1984 in Hyderabad of present day Telangana State Mohd. Irfan is an Indian playback singer & winner of the Indian singing reality show titled "Jo Jeeta Wohi Super Star 2". A. R. Rahman gave him the first break through the movie Raavan in 2010, and asked him to give background vocals for the song "Behene De" alongside Karthik. His name was recommended to A. R. Rahman by the famous singer S. P. Balasubrahmanyam while seeing him performing in a music concert in Hyderabad.
Some of his popular Bollywood tracks are – Baarish, Phir Mohabbat, Banjaara, Dard Dilo Ke, Tu Aaina Hai Mera, Pal Pal Dil Ke Paas, Sun Soniye, Muskurane, Tu Dua Hai Dua, Dhai Akhar, Rab Se Maangi, Ei Aashiqui, Hothon Se Chhu Lo Tum, Behene De, Sanam Teri Kasam, Tu Hi Tu, Maahi Re, Tum Jo Mile Ishq Me, Akela Hu Main, Tere Bin Jiya, Hai Yehi Zindagi.
Apart from Hindi songs he has also rendered his voice to several Indian songs belonging to Marathi, Bengali, Tamil, Telugu & Odia. His singing talent was identified by his guru, Ramachari who trained him in Carnatic music. He participated in the first season of Amul STAR Voice of India and gained popularity as a singer, though was not able to reach finals. He also participated in the Zee network's reality singing show "Sa Re Ga Ma Pa".