One of the popular playback singers in the Indian music industry is Papon. His original name is Angarag Mahanta. Besides singing, he is also a song writer, Record Producer, Composer, and Musician. He is popular for his excellent work in Assamese, Hindi, Bengali, Kannada, Tamil & Marathi films.
Biography & Family:
The singer was born in the year 1975 on 24th November. He is from Nagaon, Assam. He studied in Kendriya Vidyalaya located in Nagaon, Assam. The name of his father is Khagen Mahanta who was a singer. The name of his mother is Archana Mahanta (Musician). He has a sister named Kingkini Mahanta. In the year 2004, Papon tied the knot with Shweta Mishra Mahanta. The couple is blessed with a son and a daughter.
Career of Papon:
Papon belongs to a musical background so he was interested in music from childhood. Initially, he got training in Indian classical music, folk music, and devotional music. In the year 2007, he formed a band (electronic folk fusion band) named Papon which consists of 6 members. This band participated in many festivals and concerts. In the year 2011, the first music solo album of the band was released.
Papon sang many songs in Bollywood like HUMNAVA (HAMARI ADHURI KAHANI), BULLEYA (SULTAN), TUM ITNA JO, SUN LE RE(MADRAS CAFÉ), KAUN MERA(SPECIAL 26), MUJHE KAISE PATA NA CHALA, MOH MOH KE DHAAGE (DUM LAGA KE HAISHA), HUMMEIN TUMMEIN JO THA (RAAZ: REBOOT), CHAAV LAAGA (SUI DHAAGA), TU JO MILA (BHAJRANGI BHAIJAN), KYON (BARFI), KOLA KOLA (BAHNIMAN), HAATHON MEIN THHE HAATH (MUBARAKAN), JHUK NA PAUNGA (RAID), BAISARA BEERA, JIYEIN KYUN (DUM MAARO DUM), TU (BOBBY JASOOS), ZAROORI HAI KYA ISHQ MEIN. Besides these, he has also sung many Assamese songs, Bengali songs, Tamil songs. Papon appeared in the first three seasons of COKE INDIA STUDIO and gained huge popularity. He won many awards in his life for his excellent work in the music industry. In the year 2016, Red Bull released a web series known as HOMETOWN HEROES which depicts the successful music journey of him.
He also appeared as judge in the reality show VOICE INDIA KIDS. Papon has a huge fan followers. We hope he will keep on entertaining us with more and more songs.
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