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. 
|Birth name||Kedarnath Bhattacharya|
|Born||20 October 1957|
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
|Origin||Mumbai, Maharashtra, India|
|Occupation(s)||Singer, Music Director|
|Labels||Sony Music, T-Series, Tips, Saregama, Venus Records & Tapes|
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.
- "Kumar Sanu biography". Retrieved 2012-09-21.