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Kumar Sanu Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth, Family, Affairs, Marriage, Wiki & much more. Kedarnath Bhattacharya (born 23 September 1957), better known as Kumar Sanu, is an Indian playback singer who mainly sings Hindi and Bengali films, a popular for rendering his voice in Bollywood movies of the 1990s and early 2000s. He was awarded the Filmfare Best Male Playback Singer Award for five consecutive years. In 2009, the Government of India awarded him the Padma Shri, India’s fourth-highest civilian honor, in recognition of his achievements. Sanu notably holds the Guinness World Record for most songs recorded by a singer in 24 hours with 28.

Early life

Sanu’s father, Pashupati Bhattacharya, was a vocalist and composer. The two and Sanu’s elder sister lived in the Sinthee area of Calcutta (now Kolkata) near Biswanath Park. Bhattacharya trained under renowned musicians of the region, Jiban Upadhay and Bishodeb Chattopadhyay, the former of the Badal Khan and Jamruddin gharana. Classically trained, he sang for the Dhaka radio alongside Jagan Mitra and Sudhirlal Chakrabarty. Sanu said of him, “He was a master of thumri, khayal and bhajans. Only my elder sister Jayshree Mukherjee, was trained by him. The rest of us would listen to him entranced and we learnt a lot from that.”

Career

Kumar Sanu started his playback career, as Sanu Bhattacharya. In 1986, he got Bangladeshi film Tin Kanya, directed by Shibli Sadiq. Sanu had his first major Bollywood song in Hero Hiralal (1989).

In 1989, Jagjit Singh introduced Kumar Sanu to Kalyanji-Anandji at their residence Vimal Bunglows in Mumbai. On their suggestion, he changed his name from “Kedarnath Bhattacharya” to “Kumar Sanu” because his voice and singing style were much influenced by Kishore Kumar. Anandji shared this story on the show Jeena Isi Ka Naam Hai, hosted by Farooq Sheikh. Sanu then relocated to Mumbai, where Kalyanji-Anandji gave him a chance to sing in the film Jaadugar.

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For the 1990 film Aashiqui, music directors Nadeem-Shravan got Sanu to sing all but one of the songs. He won the first of his record five consecutive Filmfare Awards as Best Male Playback Singer. His next Filmfare Awards came for songs in the movies Saajan (1991), Deewana (1992), Baazigar (1993) and 1942: A Love Story (1994). He won 5 back to back Filmfare awards for singing, between 1990 to 1994.

Kumar Sanu Biography Wiki Wife Family Age Net Worth

Biography &
Wiki
 
Real NameKedarnath Bhattacharya
NicknameKumar Sanu, Sanu Daa
ProfessionSinger, Music Director, Politician
Height5′ 11″
Height in Centimeters180 cm
Weight84 Kg
Weight in Pounds185 lbs
Body Measurement44-36-13
Chest Size – 44 Inches
Waist Size – 36 Inches
Biceps Size – 13 Inches
Body Shape – Hourglass
Shoe Size- 11 (US)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Personal Life
Date of Birth20 October 1957
Age (2019)62 Years
Birth PlaceKolkata, West Bengal, India
Home TownKolkata, West Bengal, India
Zodiac SignLibra
NationalityIndian
SchoolNot Known
UniversityCalcutta University, Kolkata
Educational QualificationNot Known
Debut FilmNot Known
Debut SingingTin Kanya (1986)
Debut Tv SerialNot Known
Family Stats
FatherPashupati Bhattacharya
MotherName Not Known
BrotherTapan Bhattacharya
SisterNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
GirlfriendsMeenakshi Seshadri (Actress)
WifeRita (Divored in 1994)
Saloni Sanu
ChildrenSon- Jaan (Jico)
Daughter- Anna and Shannon K (Singer)
ReligionHinduism
HobbiesCooking
ControversiesNot Known
Favorites Things
Favorite FoodFish, Chole Bhature
Favorite ActorAmitabh Bachchan
Favorite ActressSridevi, Madhuri Dixit
Favourite MusicianKishore Kumar
Favorite FilmNot Known
Favorite ColorBlack, Blue
Favorite DestinationLondon, Dubai
Money Factor
SalaryNot Known
Net Worth$ 8 Million

Filmfare Awards
Won

YearSongFilmMusic director(s)Lyricist
1990“Ab Tere Bin”AashiquiNadeem-ShravanSameer
1991“Mera Dil Bhi Kitna Pagal Hai”SaajanNadeem-Shravan
1992“Sochenge Tumhe Pyaar”DeewanaNadeem-Shravan
1993“Yeh Kaali Kaali Aankhen”BaazigarAnu MalikDev Kohli
1994“Ek Ladki Ko Dekha”1942: A Love StoryR.D. BurmanJaved Akhtar

Other Awards

  • 2017: BAIBASUTA Award
  • 2016: 8th position on “Google most searched Indian singers in last 10 years”
  • 2016: International Bhojpuri Film Awards (IBFA), Dubai – Golden Voice Award
  • 2016: Most trusted singer according to “Celebrity / Personality Brand Trust Report: India Study 2016”
  • 2015: “Prudent Personality of the Nation” by Parwaz Corporate Today
  • 2004: Kala Vedika Awards – “Pride Of India Award”, for Promoting Indian Culture Through Indian Music
  • 2004: Global Excellence Award
  • 2003: Bollywood Music Award For “Best Artist of the Decade”
  • 2001: Channel V Award For Best Male Playback for “Chand Sitare” – Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai
  • 2000: Hero Honda Award For Best Playback Singer (Male) for “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 2000: Kalashree Award For Best Male Playback for “Chaand Sitare” – Kaho Naa… Pyaar Hai
  • 2000: Nomination: IIFA Award for Best Male Playback for “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 2000: Nomination: MTV Award for “Dil ne yeh” with Udit Narayan and Alka Yagnik
  • 1999: Mohammed Rafi Memorial Award for Best Playback Singer For “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 1999: Nomination: MTV Award for “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan” With Kavita Krishnamurthy – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 1999: Zee Gold Awards for “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 1999: Kalakar Awards for “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 1999: CSR Gold Award for Best Playback Singer “Aankhon ki gustakhiyaan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 1999: Stardust Award for Best Playback Singer For “Aankhon Ki Gustakhiyaan” – Hum Dil De Chuke Sanam
  • 1999: Anandalok Awards for Best Playback Singer (Male) Kumar Sanu for Ami Sei Meye
  • 1998: Lions’ Club Gold Award For Best Playback Singer “Ladki Badi Anjani Hai” – Kuch Kuch Hota Hai
  • 1998: Grammy W. Indian
  • 1998: Punjabi Kalirangan Award
  • 1998: Anandalok Awards For Best Playback Singer (Male) Kumar Sanu for Gane Bhuban Bhoriye Debo
  • 1997: BFJA Award for film Lathi
  • 1997: Punjabi Kalirangan Award
  • 1996: BFJA Award for film Kencho Khurte Keote
  • 1995: Deva Award
  • 1995: Channel V Award For Best Male Playback “Tujhe Dekha To Yeh Jaana Sanam” – Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge
  • 1995: Ashirwad Award For Best Male Playback “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha” – 1942: A Love Story
  • 1995: Screen Award for Best Male Playback for “Ek Ladki Ko Dekha” – 1942: A Love Story
  • 1993: SUMU Award For Best Male Playback Singer in 1993 for Singing Maximum Good Songs
  • 1993: SUMU Award For Best Male Playback Singer, in Baazigar

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