Born into an artistic family to a talented musician father Mohinderjeet Singh and a skilled painter mother Narinder Kaur, Chintoo couldn’t stay long away from music. No one knew he’d start at quite a young age though. His musical learning started with receiving violin lessons from his father and never stopped until he found his one true love in an 8 to 14 strings rabab. Calling him a unique combination of ethnic and modern would be an understatement. He bagged his first stage performance at an age as young as 9 years and there was no looking back since then.
Speaking about his unique style, once on an international tour, Chintoo got acquainted with rabab in Kabul. Passionate learning and practicing for as long as 10 hours a day brought him life changing opportunities such as collaborating with the R.D Burman, Jagjit Singh, Pankaj Udhas, Jaspal Singh, Mahendra Kapoor and so on. His unforgettable guitar tunes won him laurels for his music contribution in the well-known Kailash Kher album "Allah Ke Bande"
People who have worked with him believe that once Chintoo lays his finger on the strings, he totally disappears in the soulful music that follows. One of his best music work "Arabian Nights" proves the latter. His habit of achieving the unbelievable has got him to a place that is a dream of many young musicians. Love for ethnic music and craze for learning makes this man who hasn’t stopped since the age of nine and there is no clue to do so anytime soon. He definitely will be the greatest inspiration for the masses once he starts getting the credits for his indigenous work.