Kumar Sanu

Indian playback singer

Kumar Sanu (born 20 October 1957) is an Indian singer. He was born in Kolkata, India. He has won five Filmfare Awards (five awards in a row from 1990 to 1995) in 2009 he was awarded Padma Shree (forth highest civilian award) by the Government of India. [1]

Kumar Sanu
Kumar Sanu in April 2010
Background information
Birth nameKedarnath Bhattacharya
Born (1957-10-20) 20 October 1957 (age 66)
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
OriginMumbai, Maharashtra, India
GenresPlayback singing
Occupation(s)Singer, Music Director
Years active1989–present
LabelsSony Music, T-Series, Tips, Saregama, Venus Records & Tapes

Career change

He started his music career in 1984. His first breakthrough came six years later when he was given chance to do playback singing for the movie Aashiqui by Nadeem-Shravan. The movie made his and also music directors career in Bollywood. He often worked with Nadeem-Shravan.

References change

  1. "Kumar Sanu biography". Retrieved 2012-09-21.

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