Kumar Sanu is an amazing playback singer in the Indian Music Industry. He has a charming voice with which he gifted us with a huge number of hit songs. Besides being a playback singer, he is also a composer, musician, lyricist, record producer, and music director. He has given his golden voice in various Hindi, Nepali, Bengali and Kannada movies
Biography and family:
In the year 1957, on 20th October, this legendary singer was born. He belongs to Kolkata. The name of his father is Pashupati Bhattacharya. He was also a composer and a singer. Kumar Sanu has an elder sister and a brother. He completed his studies from Calcutta University. The name of his first wife is Rita Sanu. Later he married Saloni Sanu. He has 1 son and 2 daughters with his second wife.
Early life and Career of Kumar Sanu:
His earlier name was Kedarnath Bhattacharya. In the year 1986, he made his debut with the Bangladeshi film TIN KANYA. HERO HIRALAL was his first Bollywood song which he sang in the year 1989. Sanu met Kalyanji Anandji through Jagjit Singh in the year 1989. He then shifted to Mumbai. He got a chance by Kalyanji-Anandji for singing in the film JAADUGAR. In the year 1990, he got the chance of singing all the songs for the movie AASHIQUI. These songs created a great popularity among the people.
He was the winner of 5 FILMFARE Awards as THE BEST PLAYBACK SINGER (MALE) consecutively for 5 years. Sanu also won FILMFARE awards for his songs in the movies BAAZIGAR, DEEWANA, SAAJAN, 1942: A LOVE STORY. He also got honored by the Padma Shree Award. Sanu also made his appearance in the films DUM LAGA KE HAISA and HUM APKE DIL MEIN REHTE HAI as an actor in a cameo role.
He has made a record in the GUINNESS WORLD RECORD BOOK by recording 28 songs in a day. He has given his golden voice in more than 17 thousand songs. Some of his popular songs are DHEERE DHEERE SE MERI ZINDEGI MEIN AANA, RAJA KO RANI SE, DIL KA RISHTA, DIL NE YE KAHA HAI DIL SE, BAZIGAR O BAZIGAR, CHURA KE DIL MERA, TUJHE DEKHA TO, MERA DIL BHI KITNA PAGAL HAI,
EK LADKI KO DEKHA, TU MERI ZINDEGI HAI, MAIN DUNIYA BHULA DOON, DIL HAI KE MANTA NEHI, AANKHON KI GUSTHALIYAN, KUCH NA KAHO, NAZAR KE SAMNE, MERI MEHBOOBA, AE KASH KE HUM, DO DIL MIL RAHE HAIN, JO HAAL DILKA, YE KAALI KAALI AANKHEN, HUM AAPKE DIL ME REHTE HAI, TU MILE DIL KHILE, JEEYE TO JEEYE TO KAISE, AB TERE BIN, MADHOSH DIL KI DHADKAN, LADKI BADI ANJAANI HAI, EK SANAM CHAHIYE, HUMKO SIRF TUMSE, and many more.
Conclusion:. He worked with almost all the famous directors of the Indian music industry. Kumar Sanu has a great contribution to the music industry of India. In Karol bag, Delhi Kumar Sanu also founded a school for the poor children, named as KUMAR SANU VIDYA NIKETAN
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