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



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.


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

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